Gundam Franchise Unveils Three Anime Projects Slated for 2022

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Liam Dempsey
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Heads up, Gundam fans! We’ve just received a communication that three new anime projects are on their way for 2022.

First up is some very exciting news—Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury, the first mainline Gundam TV anime since Iron-Blooded Orphans in 2015, is in production!

No other details were revealed, but the title alone already has us super intrigued.

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A new anime film was also announced for 2022, directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, the character designer for the very first Mobile Suit Gundam series and creator of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin.

Titled Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island, the film will be “a reimagining of the 15th episode of Mobile Suit Gundam.

And lastly, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans is getting a nine-part TV compilation that will air in Spring 2022.

The series will reportedly feature a preview of Urðr-Hunt, a previously announced spin-off anime that will be released as part of the Iron-Blooded Orphans G mobile game in Spring 2022.

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What do you hope to see in the new Gundam series? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest news on all things anime, this season and beyond.

Source: Mobile Suit Gundam official website

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