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Crunchyroll Adds Mobile Suit Gundam 00 To Digital Lineup


You know, you can never have too much Gundam in your life.

Earlier today, Crunchyroll announced that they added Mobile Suit Gundam 00 to their digital catalog. The series is available in its entirety for members in all regions outside of Asia.

Mobile Suit Gundam 00 is an original entry in Sunrise’s long-running Gundam franchise. Seiji Mizushima (Fullmetal Alchemist, Concrete Revolutio) directed the series, which aired during the fall 2007 broadcast season. The team of Michinori Chiba (Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, Slayers Return) and Yun Kouga (Un-Go) provided character designs, while Yousuke Kuroda (Hellsing Ultimate, Jormungand) took charge of series composition.

Crunchyroll describes the series as:

The year is 2307 A.D. Although fossil fuels have been depleted, humanity has obtained a new source of energy to replace them, in the form of a large-scale solar power generation system based on three huge orbital elevators. However, the benefits of this system are available only to a handful of major powers and their allies.

The three orbital elevators belong to three superpower blocs. These are the Union, led by the United States of America; the Human Reform League, led by China, Russia, and India; and the AEU, led by Europe. These superpower blocs continue to play a grand zero-sum game for the sake of their own prestige and prosperity. Thus, even in the 24th Century, humanity has yet to come together as one.

In this world of never-ending conflict, a private armed organization appears, dedicated to the elimination of war through armed force. Its name is Celestial Being, and it is in possession of “Gundam” mobile suits. With these Gundams, it begins armed intervention into all acts of war.

Source: Crunchyroll

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