Crunchyroll has started streaming the first episode of “Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury” anime with English dub in India. The streaming platform will be streaming all 12 episodes of the first part of the anime in Japanese with English subtitles.
This anime is a first of its kind, as it is the first main Gundam television anime series with a female protagonist. The show premiered in Japan on October 2 and ended with its 12th episode on January 8. The second part of the anime is set to air in April 2023.
The prequel episode for the show, “Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury – Prologue” debuted on the Gundam.info YouTube channel outside of Japan on September 1 and later aired on MBS and TBS on September 25.
The anime is directed by Hiroshi Kobayashi and co-directed by Ryo Ando at Bandai Namco Filmworks/Sunrise. The series is composed by Ichiro Okouchi and script written by him. The character designs are by mogmo and Marie Tagashira, Juro Toida, and Hirotoshi Takaya, while Takashi Ohmama is composing the music.
The anime also has a novel adaptation which started serialization in Gundam Ace in November. An English translation of Ichiro Okouchi’s “Cradle Planet” prequel short story was published on the anime’s official website on November 10. This story is also the basis for YOASOBI’s opening theme song “Shukufuku” for the anime.
So, if you’re a fan of Gundam anime, don’t miss the chance to watch “Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury” on Crunchyroll in India with English dub.
Source – Crunchyroll India