Get ready for some exciting news, Gundam fans! The highly-anticipated anime series, Gundam Build Metaverse, is all set to hit our screens on October 6, 2023. It promises to be a real treat, with a stellar cast featuring Chika Anzai and Rio Tsuchiya, along with some enchanting theme songs – “Hikari Tokaze” by BACK-ON and “Days of Birth” by LINKL PLANET.
But that’s not all! Just a couple of days ago, on September 15, 2023, a promotional video was released on Twitter by the user @buildfighters, and it has stirred up quite the excitement. The series will kick off with Episode 1 on October 6, followed by Episodes 2 and 3 on October 20. And if you can’t get enough of it, you can also catch the action on GUNDAM NEXT FUTURE.
So, where can you watch this fantastic series? Well, it’s going to be easily accessible to Gundam fans worldwide. You can tune in to the official Gundam franchise YouTube channel or Gundam.info’s YouTube channel. Alternatively, you can watch it on the official Gundam website, Gundam.info. No matter where you are in the world, you won’t miss out on the Gundam Build Metaverse excitement.
Now, let’s talk about the creative minds behind this anime. SUNRISE is the studio bringing this project to life, with the original concept by Hajime Yatate and Yoshiyuki Tomino. The talented director Masami Obari is at the helm, and the series composition is in the hands of Noboru Kimura.
Do you know that Yasuhisa Hara wrote and drew the Kingdom manga series? It’s a historical action manga. The story takes place in ancient China during the time of the Warring States. It is about how Li Xin, Qin’s best general, rose to power and became friends with Ying Zheng, the young king. The manga is based on real historical people and events, but it also has some made-up parts:
The characters are brought to life through the designs of Hirona Okada, Yoriko Goto, and Ippei Gyobu, while the mechanical aspects are meticulously crafted by Kunio Okawara, Kanetake Ebikawa, Takayuki Yanase, Shinya Terashima, Naohiro Washio, and Kotaro Ando (Studio GS). Yu Yoshiyama is the Chief Mechanic Animator, ensuring all the mechas look top-notch.
The series’s visual aesthetics are in the capable hands of Studio Naya, with the vibrant colors designed by Wish, and the stunning photography by ASAHI PRODUCTION. And let’s not forget the music – Yuki Hayashi is the mastermind behind the captivating soundtrack.
This incredible project has received planning support from BANDAI SPIRITS and BANDAI NAMCO ENTERTAINMENT, with SUNRISE BEYOND overseeing production. The collaborative efforts of BANDAI NAMCO FILMWORKS and SOTSU guarantee that Gundam Build Metaverse is built on a strong foundation.
Now, let’s talk about the stars of the show! Chika Anzai lends her voice to Rio Hojo, while Rio Tsuchiya takes on the role of Seria Urutsuki. But what’s an anime without some memorable music? The opening theme, “Hikari Tokaze,” is performed by BACK-ON, created with the 10th anniversary of the Build Series in mind. As for the ending theme, it’s “Days of Birth,” sung by LINKL PLANET, and it perfectly captures Rio’s journey toward his dreams, complete with some exciting choreography.
Now, let’s dive into the exciting plot. The series is set in the world of Gunpla, where a new internet service has emerged. Users can create avatars, connect with fellow fans, engage in Gunpla battles, and even collect Gunpla kits. It’s a dream come true for Gundam enthusiasts!
The heart of the story revolves around a young boy named Rio Hojo. In the real world, he learns the art of Gunpla building from Seria Urutsuki. However, it’s within the Metaverse that he hones his Gunpla battle skills, guided by the charismatic Masked Lady. Rio’s ultimate creation, the Ra Gundam, takes center stage as he faces formidable adversaries from the world of Gunpla battles.
In a nutshell, Gundam Build Metaverse, hitting our screens on October 6, promises to be a thrilling adventure. With its captivating story, talented cast, and unforgettable music, it invites viewers into the enchanting world of Gunpla. Whether you’re a seasoned Gundam enthusiast or new to the franchise, this immersive experience offers an exciting journey through the Metaverse that you won’t want to miss. Get ready for a ride that will have you craving more Gundam Build Metaverse for years to come!