The huge Gundam media franchise is about to make its way on Netflix. Bandai Namco has released its second teaser for the upcoming computer-animated web series Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance. But aside from giving a glimpse of the new characters and mechs that fans are about to see, the preview also confirms the anime will be exclusively released on Netflix. You can see the teaser below:
The preview begins with the stunning views of Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance’s settings while enigmatic music plays in the background. It then shows a legion of soldiers marching on land while the airships soar in the sky, hinting at a great battle ahead.
The series’ protagonist, Iria Sorari, appears, asking everyone to prepare the craft after hearing what the major says. From there, the war begins with several mechs landing on land while the soldiers start shooting here and there. The preview also shows a montage of scenes featuring the new characters yet to be named.
Credit: Bandai Namco Filmworks/Sunrise/Safehouse
What is Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance about?
Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance will feature the European Front during the One Year War, also seen in the first Gundam anime, Mobile Suit Gundam. The story will follow Iria Sorari (voiced by Celia Massingham) and the mechas, the Zeon mobile suit Zaku II and the Federation mobile suit Gundam.
It will also feature the themes of conflict and love, as seen in the previous Gundam titles. Of course, human drama that involves the pilots who operate the humanoid weapons called Mobile Suits will also be at play.
You can read the synopsis below:
Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance is an original web series produced by Sunrise in collaboration with Safehouse. It’s written and co-executive produced by Gavin Hignight, famous for his works for Tekken: Bloodline, Transformers: Cyberverse, Star Wars: Resistance, and Marvel's Spider-Man game, while German artist Erasmus Brosdau, known for Origin Zero and Warhammer 40.000's The Lord Inquisitor: Seed of Ambition, directs the series. Kimitoshi Yamahe handles the series' mechanical design. The series is rendered with Epic Games’ Under Engine 5 and will feature six episodes that will run for 30 minutes each.
Netflix has yet to reveal Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance’s official release date. With its great animation and flashy fighting scenes, Gundam fans definitely need to see this.