Get ready to dive on into this series this April.
Earlier today, the official Mobile Suit Gundam website updated with new details on the upcoming Gundam Build Divers anime series. The site updated with a trailer, as well as details on the show’s theme songs and premiere date.
We break the details down below.
The 100-second promo has an English version, and introduces the show’s major cast members (plus their Gunpla). The teaser ends with a notice confirming a global Spring 2018 release.
SKY-HI will perform opening theme song Diver’s High. The closing theme song, meanwhile, will be Towards Tomorrow (Ashita e) by Iris.
Gundam Build Divers will debut on Japanese TV on April 3. The series will be carried by TV Tokyo and its affiliates.
Shinya Watada (Gundam Build Fighters Try, Aikatsu Stars!) is directing the project at Sunrise, with Shuri Toida providing character designs. Noboru Kimura (Kokkoku, Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!) is in charge of series composition for the title.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Original Work: Hajime Yatate
- Original Work: Yoshiyuki Tomino
- Original Character Designs: Hiro Harakazu
- Mechanical Designer: Kunio Okawara
- Mechanical Designer: Kanetake Ebikawa
- Mechanical Designer: Junichi Akutsu
- Mechanical Designer: Junya Ishigaki
- Mechanical Designer: Ippei Gyōbu
- Mechanical Designer: Kenji Teraoka
- Mechanical Designer: Shinya Terashima
- Mechanical Designer: Takayuki Yanase
- Mechanical Designer: Naohiro Washio
- Action Director: Masami Obari
- Chief Mecha Animator: Shinya Kusumegi
- Chief Mecha Animator: Sakiko Uda
- Art: Studio Naya
- Music: Hideakira Kimura
- Planning Cooperation: Bandai Hobby Division
- Production Cooperation: ADK
- Production: TV Tokyo
- Production: Sunrise
- Production: Sotsu
The series will star the following:
- Riku Mikami (Diver Name – Riku): Yūsuke Kobayashi
- Yukio Hidaka (Diver Name – Yukky): Natsumi Fujiwara
- Yashiro Momoka (Diver Name – Momo): Nene Hieda
- Sera: Haruka Terui
- Kyōya Kujō: Jun Kasama
- Rommel: Sho Hayami
Sunrise describes the series as:
The Gunpla Force Battle Tournament is a major event that’s held each year in GBN. In this year’s final round are Avalon, led by the champion Kyoya Kujo, and the mighty 7th Panzer Division led by the shrewd Rommel.
Beginning with Kyoya’s Gundam AGE II Magnum, a range of Gunpla will take the field to determine which is the most powerful!
Sources: Otakomu, Gundam.info