Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise Second Season Visual, Premiere Date & Gunpla!

The first season of Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise recently ended leaving fans on a major cliffhanger and the announcement that the 2nd Season would be airing in April 2020. Today, GundamInfo formally released a visual and along with an official synopsis. Additionally, they also revealed the staff and release dates for various platforms where the series will be released. Naturally, Bandai Hobby also released images and info for several new Gunpla. Please note: some may consider the following to be spoilers and others that may not have finished Season 1 may want to avoid the synopsis of Season 2.

 

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The 2nd Season will be airing in Japan on Gundam Channel starting April 9, 2020 followed by BS11 on April 11 and then Tokyo MX on April 28. The series will also be streaming on the GundamInfo YouTube channel for international fans presumably starting April 9 as Season 1 simulcast to Gundam Channel and GundamInfo.

 

Official Summary:

A beam of light, fired from an orbital satellite at the end of their fierce battle, forced Hiroto and his teammates to face the possibility that the planet Eldora where they have been battling doesn’t just exist within the network game Gunpla Battle Online (GBN), but is part of the real world. For a time, this realization brought the Build Divers to a halt.

 

However, their bond with Freddie and the other people of Eldora, who fought with them against the One-eyes, brings Hiroto, Kazami, May, and Parviz back together again. To find Masaki Shido, the Diver whose consciousness is still trapped on Eldora… To discover the true nature of Alus, the mysterious leader of the One-eyes… And most of all, to save Freddie and their other precious comrades. There is still a remaining “mission” they must clear on Eldora. With the power of their newly built Gunpla, the true battle of the second Build Divers will now begin.

The series’ primary Mobile Suit is the Core Gundam II, which is an upgrade of Hiroto’s Season 1 Core Gundam. The Core Gundam II will utilize the seventh Planetary Armor, the Uraven Armor. Where the sixth Planetary Armor comes into play, fans will have to wait for the 2nd Season to air.

CORE GUNDAM Ⅱ

A new version of Hiroto’s custom-built Core Gundam with improved overall performance, based on his combat experience on Eldora. As well as enhanced output and construction, it is newly equipped with transformation mechanisms that let it turn into a flight form called the Core Flyer.

URAVEN GUNDAM

A form of the Core Gundam II docked with the Uranus Armor. Designed for long-distance sniping, it can deploy sensor bits equipped with multi-sensors for tasks such as range-finding, enabling it to perform ultra-high-precision sniper attacks with its Beam Shoot Rifle U7.

Staff for the series remains similar to the first season:

  • Planning: Sunrise
  • Original: Hajime Yatate, Yoshiyuki Tomino
  • Director: Shinya Watada
  • Series composition: Yasu Mutou
  • Original character design: Harukazuhiro
  • Character design: Juri Toida
  • Mechanic design team: Kunio Ogawara, Kanetake Ebikawa, Junichi Akutsu, Junya Ishigaki, Ippei Katabe, Fumikane Shimada, Kenji Teraoka, Shinya Terashima, Yasuyasu Moriki, Noriyuki Yanase, Naohiro Washio
  • Action Director: Masami Ohari
  • Chief Mech Animator: Shinya Kusumeki and Sakiko Uda
  • Art: Studio Naya
  • Music: Hideaki Kimura
  • Planning cooperation: BANDAI SPIRITS Hobby Division
  • Production Cooperation: ADK Marketing Solutions
  • Production: SUNRISE BEYOND
  • Production: Sunrise / Sotsu

Naturally following the laws of the Universe, Bandai Hobby has solicited several new Gunpla High Grade Model Kits for the new season. Please note the following info is pertaining to the Japanese release of the kits, as Bluefin Brands has not yet solicited these kits for sale overseas.

 

HGBD:R 1/144 Uraven Gundam Set (Core Gundam II and Uraven Armor)

Release Date:May 2020
Price: 1760 Yen
Accessories: Shield, Beam Saber x2, Sniper Rifle, Bit x3, Weapon Handle (Left and Right), Spare (Left), Base, Display Base

 

HGBD:R 1/144 New Hero Armor Item (Tentative Name)

Release Date: May 2020
Price: 935 Yen
Accessories: Exterior Parts, Frame Parts, Pedestal

 

HGBD:R 1/144 New Hero Weapon Item (Tentative Name)

Release Date: May 2020
Price: 660 Yen
Accessories: Claw Unit, Drill Unit

 

HGBD:R 1/144 Gundam TRYAGE Magnum

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Release Date: June 2020
Price: 2200 Yen
Accessories: Rifle, Beam Saber, Display Base

 

HGBD:R 1/144 Wodom Pod

Release Date: June 2020
Price: 2530 Yen
Accessories: 2nd Season Reinforced Parts Set, Display Base

 

SDBD:R EX Valkylander

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Release Date: June 2020
Price: 1430 Yen
Accessories: Sword, Shield

 

HGBD:R 1/144 Enemy Gundam (Tentative Name)

Release Date: April 2020
Price: 1650 Yen
Accessories: Beam Rifle, Left and Right Side Armor, Beam Hand Sword, Armor Pedestal, Replacement Head Parts

 

HGBD:R 1/144 New Enemy Armor Item (Tentative Name)

Release Date: June 2020
Price: 935 Yen
Accessories: Exterior Parts, Exclusive Pedestal

 

HGBD:R 1/144 New Enemy Weapon Item (Tentative Name)

Release Date: June 2020
Price: 660 Yen
Accessories: Backpack Unit, Rifle Unit

 

Stay tuned to Hero Club for future Gundam Build Divers Re:Rise 2nd Season updates!

 

Source: GundamInfo NAGundamInfoBandai Hobby

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