'Gundam the Origin VI: Rise of the Red Comet' Concludes Anime Project

Screening on May 5.

By Eknoorpreet Singh | March 28, 2018

Mobile Suit Gundam | Sunrise

The anime Gundam: The Origin VI: Rise of the Red Comet will mark the end of the anime project. The staff of the latest episode confirmed on Tuesday that the episode will conclude the project. The episode was already revealed as last in the anime's "Loum Arc". AnimeNewsNetwork revealed the news via Twitter:

The episode is the sixth installment in the 'Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin' theatrical OVA series and is scheduled to release on May 5. It has been revealed that the episode will focus on the beginnings of the Federation's "Project V" weapons project that will eventually give birth to the RX-78-2 Gundam.

Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, writer and illustrator of the 'Mobile Suit Gundam' original manga, stated in September that "there will be more" of the anime series. He said he wanted the anime to show the One-Year War arc next, but clarified that there was no official word at that time on whether the anime would continue after the "Loum Arc" ends with the sixth episode.

The episode was recently updated with a new trailer:

About The Anime:

The 'Mobile Suit Gundam' anime OVA series is based on the manga of the same name, written and illustrated by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko. It is produced by Sunrise; the first episode airing on April 5, 2015. Here's the synopsis of the series according to MAL:

What was the tragedy that decided the fates of Char Aznable, the man later nicknamed the "Red Comet" as an ace pilot of the Zeon forces, and his sister Sayla Mass?

The two siblings' journeys, brought on by the sudden death of their father Zeon Zum Deikun who was a leader of the Spacenoids, are depicted in the four episodes of "Chronicle of Char and Sayla."

The Zabi family who seize control of Side 3 and lead the Principality of Zeon, the early days of many renowned Zeon ace pilots who later fight in the One Year War, the secrets of mobile suit development, conflicts with the Earth Federation Forces, and the road leading to the outbreak of war—all will be revealed.

Source : AnimeNewsNetwork

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