Due to COVID-19, the Gundam Hathaway movie has decided to postpone the release until further notice. Staff will announce a new date later.
The information portal for the Gundam franchise, revealed Monday that the film of anime for Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway is delayed again due to the new coronavirus disease COVID-19 and to the state of emergency declared in nine prefectures.
The current state of emergency in Japan is scheduled to be lifted on May 31. This time the movie doesn’t have a new release date specified and the staff will reveal a new release date at a later time.
This is the third time the movie has been delayed and we will share all the updates in the future. We remind you that this Gundam film is one of the most anticipated among fans of Japanese animation and the reason is due to all the film’s staff.
When is Gundam Hathaway coming out?
The new Gundam movie was originally Re-scheduled to open in Japan on July 23 but was delayed due to COVID-19. It again changed its date last month from May 7 to May 21 before this latest delay.
The film will be screened in 214 theaters, a Mobile Suit Gundam franchise record. Some cinemas will screen the film in 4D and Dolby Cinema from opening day. Dolby Cinemas will also screen the first 15 minutes and 53 seconds of Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack before the film.
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Shekou Murase (Ergo Proxy, Gangsta, Witch Hunter Robin, Genocidal Organ) is directing the project, and Yasuyuki Mutou is writing the script. Pablo Uchida, Naoyuki Onda, and Shigeki Kuhara are adapting Haruhiko Mikimoto’s original character designs for amazing animation.
Hajime Katoki, Kimitoshi Yamane, Seiichi Nakatani, and Nobuhiko Genba are adapting Yasuhiro Moriki’s mechanical designs for animation. Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan, Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative, Mobile Suit Gundam UC) is composing the music for the film Gundam Hathaway.