Gundam 00 Live-Action Stage Play & Anime Sequel Announced

Yesterday, the Gundam 00 Festival 10 Re:vision event in Tokyo announced that Mobile Suit Gundam 00 will be receiving a live-action stage play adaptation; this play will make its debut next year in February 2019. Now, the stage play is first of the event’s announcements, as shortly afterwards director, Seiji Mizushima, stated he is working on an anime sequel. Yet, the event did not specify the medium for this Gundam 00 anime sequel.

 

Then today, more information followed on the Gundam 00 sequel in the form of a stage reading; it is set after the event of Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer. It will feature the return a character thought to be dead, a new character, and new mecha designs. However, these characters and mechas were not specified by the staff and cast, as to what their relation is to the upcoming sequel project.

Letitia Erde is an Innovade copy of Tieria Erde; featuring the same appearance and DNA as Tieria. However, Letitia has his own individual personality. Letita pilots the Gundam Dynames Repair III, the third repaired version of the Dynames; formerly piloted by Lockon Stratos (Neil Dylandy). (Tieria Erde’s voice actor Hiroshi Kamiya played Letitia.)

Graham Aker who was thought to have died during the ELS invasion. However, Graham survived by assimilating with the ELS with Setsuna’s guidance. He returns to the local Earth sector to assist Celestial Being, and becomes the pilot for the Gundam Exia Repair IV. (Graham’s voice actor Yūichi Nakamura reprised the role.)

 

Mobile Suit Gundam 00 is the first Gundam series to be produced/broadcast in high-definition; spanning between two 25-episode seasons from 2007 to 2009. Bandai Entertainment dubbed the series, and aired it on Sci-Fi Channel’s defunct Ani-Monday block from 2008 to 2009. Right Stuf will re-release the series on Blu-ray and DVD in two parts on July 3 and August 7. In addition, Right Stuf will release the movie, A Wakening of the Trailblazer, and Special Edition OVAs on September 4. Furthermore, there will be a Mobile Suit Gundam 00 10th Anniversary Ultra Edition Collection which contains all material on September 4th.

 

Source: ANN, ANN II, ANN III

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