Gundam Unicorn Gets Worldwide Simultaneous Release


Sunrise’s anime adaptation of Gundam Unicorn (Gundam UC) has been confirmed in an official announcement, and the studio also reveals that the series will receive a worldwide simultaneous release in several languages (Japanese and English obviously featuring heavily).

As is so often the case with these “international” releases, a closer reading of their announcement actually guarantees only immediate Japanese/US/Korean availability, but this apparently satisfies Bandai as being “worldwide.” Doubtless the rest will follow eventually.

The title is set to become the core of a wider marketing push across a number of affiliated companies (meaning there will be much plamo and games), all starting in the winter of 2009.

However, whether the feature itself will be TV, movie or OVA is not yet clear…

Via AnimeAnime. The spartan series homepage can be seen here.

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    Comment by kenjiharima
    10:56 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


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    Comment by Riot Gear
    13:59 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    some of these comment written by a bunch of regurgitated shitty kids.Original Gundam(and original timeline) still the best.Without this,all the Gundam franchise will cease to exist.

    Comment by multiverse
    13:47 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Unicorn.. Timeline which not far from CCA. Gotta watch this:) Compared to non UC series (include Wing, Seed and 00, etc), I would like to say mech design from CCA is still my fave. Sazabi Rules (and Shinanju does look like it).

    Include this, I presume almost every gundam series always has Bit-type/funnel weapon which I like:p

    What is the most future Gundam series in UC anyway? Crossbone?

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:52 29/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


    Crossbone is even before V...

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    Comment by Tallgeese VI
    08:52 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Links looks like a combination of KatZ & Kamille. It'll be nice if he's voiced by Nobuo Tobita (the one who did Kamille in Zeta Gundam)

    Though I don't know much about the UC era Gundam's and the storylines (except Zeta), I'd prefer the UC ones than the others....Not being rude to other fans of other Gundam's that I really do prefer the Old Gundam series compared to the new ones.

    I'd usually prefer heavy theme's since this is a war story, not a Bishounen piloting robots going out in battlefield kicking asses.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:11 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Don't worry, a lot of Gundam fans do prefer UC. Well, except those fed with Wing, SEED and other non-UC crap.

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:38 18/05/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    UC is best but the other timelines are ok too. The things giving non-UC timelines bad names are the stupid retard kids that make comments that they dont even know. I'm a kid and I'm not as stupid as they are. Gundam is the Best! Cheers!

    Comment by Goldsickle
    08:05 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by Anonymous
    06:31 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    i won't be surprised if this kid is a descendant of judau ashta from some far away space colony or something.

    Comment by Human Shuriken
    05:39 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    O3O I am really digging the style..

    Comment by Randymatsunaga
    04:26 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    nice bloody ending like f91 or a very tragic ending like mgz let's wait

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    Comment by motaku96
    07:43 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I'm looking forward to it.

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:16 29/05/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    the gundam looks okay but the character looks shitty old art style...

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:14 01/07/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    +1 to your comment

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    Comment by Blu_Haze
    00:34 22/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    In the near future I foresee them attempting to cater to the female crowd with "My Little Gundam".

    Comment by JustPassingThru
    02:56 22/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    The thing about Gundam is...

    Everybody has his own likes and dislikes, so everybody should just keep their own hates about a certain series to themselves...

    Haven't you people have enough of doing all this Gundam fan-base war over and over again...

    If you guys can't say something nice, say something smart, else just shut up... -_-


    Can't wait for Unicorn. Yet another Gundam anime to add to my collection... ^^

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    Comment by Ribbons
    03:08 22/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Anonymous said:
    Though, hearing the guy that voiced Ali Al Sarches as the main protagonist… Just doesn’t sound right… LOL… It’d be interesting though, to my point of view… XD

    Wait, Keiji Fujiwara is going to voice Bangaher? Where did you hear this?

    Comment by JustPassingThru
    03:39 22/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Not entirely sure though, since I haven't tried to confirm it myself... x_x

    Comment by JustPassingThru
    03:33 22/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    read it from somewhere sometime ago... forgot the link though, and not him, but Ryu Roots if I remember it correctly...

    Comment by petit-cheese
    03:11 30/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    People only like Wing because of lol toonami nostalgia and people only like SEED because they like shitty character designs. Also known as newfags.

    Comment by Evidence Blaze
    03:07 30/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    A new UC series...

    I'll follow this with interest.
    Hope Sunrise will do an animated version of Sentinel in the near future.

    Comment by JustPassingThru
    02:58 22/08/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Though, hearing the guy that voiced Ali Al Sarches as the main protagonist... Just doesn't sound right... LOL... It'd be interesting though, to my point of view... XD

    Comment by bambang
    19:13 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by Anonymous
    22:38 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Candy Mountain Charlie!

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:40 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)




    Uni-motherfucking-corn Gundam AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAAA


    *catches breath*

    *reads title again*


    Comment by Anonymous
    16:45 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    This movie only proves that FAGS DON'T READ

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    Comment by Icy-nee-san
    03:21 29/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Needs moar Char :3

    Comment by nicute
    23:46 27/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    People who are new to the series always say:
    "Seed is the best so far" or
    "Wing is the greatest"

    Well for me, The return of Gundam to the universal century timeline will surely draw the Z ,ZZ, CCA, V etc. fans back into watching.


    Comment by Anonymous
    04:00 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    As long as they don't ruin the UC timeline with this..
    I've been wanting to see Unicorn animated since its release..


    Comment by Anonymous
    09:58 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    If they follow the novels closely, I doubt that will be much of problem.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:58 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    *much of a problem.

    Comment by ragnalinux
    23:57 27/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Agree with you.

    Miss those UC Gundam and their heavy storyline

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    Comment by ManaYagami
    01:50 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    It was about time they did it, I just hope that they do it right!

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    Comment by maru
    23:45 27/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    I need to get my MG unicorn soon...

    Comment by TenAkira
    01:05 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    ver. KA...?! Got it ady...

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    Comment by ThatGuyWithTheBalls
    00:12 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yay More Gundams!!! means More Characters on GVG!!!

    I just started to like gundam...

    I wonder what kind of weapon this gundam have??

    Comment by nicute
    16:44 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's special ability is the "Psychomu frame" i think

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:27 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    >>means More Characters on GVG!!!


    -hopes for Unicorn as guest Gundam in NEXT-

    Comment by De JaY
    00:12 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    And here we go. Another Gundam Series.
    Seriously, do not want!

    Comment by Nimas
    23:37 27/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Sigh its sad whats happening to gundam, wing was the best gundam ever.
    And this gundam "unicorn" god what a stupid name, but we cant judge a book by its cover... i guess...

    Comment by Anonymous
    07:51 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    More candidates to be Bright-slapped.

    Comment by New type of Newtype
    16:22 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Try watching G Gundam, their names and designs are stupider.

    Comment by Anonymous
    14:40 29/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Hey look! More bitches begging for the Bright slap!

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:49 27/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Make you wonder, just what are the kids growing up on these days?

    Between "god what a stupid name" and"we cant judge a book by its cover," you're not being very convincing.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:50 27/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    'wing was the best gundam ever.'

    By your first line you have already lost all rights to talk about Gundam. Any Gundam.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:07 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    WORD! People really need to actually see other gundam before talking about them. I was watching 00 and a pal of mine got me the remastered version of 0083 Stardust Memories (expensive, btw).

    Due to that, I still haven't finished 00. Couldn't stop myself from comparing them and seeing how inferior it is to 0083.

    Comment by Anonymous
    08:41 29/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    00 was basically Wing anyway.

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    Comment by KajunBowser
    23:55 27/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Failed Gundam fanboy troll is fail. GTFO (-_-;)

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:58 27/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    i believe this anon is correct. good sir this is no trolling, this is a fact.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:26 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    lol i luv LMAO at seeing the retards go 'omfg victory is copying destiny!'

    Comment by Aradude
    03:45 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Seriously, if he had worded it as "I liked Wing best so far!" or "Wing is my favorite!", most of us would have just ignored his post as from just another ignorant noob and act as if he doesn't exist.

    To word it that way is just asking for trouble.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:22 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    So what you are saying is that if a certain noob came in with Seed Destiny, he should be excused for stating that

    'Destiny was the BEST Gundam EVER!'

    To hell with n00bs. If you have only seen an extremely limited portion of the entire Gundam series, DON'T use words like 'BEST......EVER!'.

    That's just asking for it.

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    Comment by KajunBowser
    01:15 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Anon is wrong sir. This ballyhoo is uncalled for. Just see the post below justifying my point. If he came in where I did (w/ wing), and saw nothing else of Gundam, that's his position. Give the non-fanboys a chance.

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    Comment by KajunBowser
    00:03 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Fanboy trolls aside, depending on when you first heard of Gundam, Wing would be considered the best. It's #5 on my list now since 00 came out with Gundam 0083, original Gundam and Char's Counterattack taking the top 3. Unicorn is just another weird change to the franchise like Turn-A (underrated) and G-Gundam (-_-). But, this may be a good addition to the U.C. side (except for the dude's cotton candy hairstyle).

    Comment by nicute
    01:36 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Haha you gots a point.

    Well for me:
    1.Victory Gundam (Angel Halo Can make the human race stupid... With just a push of a button.)
    2.ZZ (Since i ilke the Gunpla model and his badass weapons)
    3.Mobile suit Gundam (Nothing beats the original)
    4.Gundam Wing (Gundam W/ wings anyone?)
    5.Gundam Seed Astray (After beating your opponent into a pulp w/ kicks and punches, why not finish it with a Gigantic sword huh?)

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    Comment by linkinstreet
    07:41 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    Wing, because fukken pilots are gar and don't need no space suit to go to a battle. A worn out singlet will do just fine

    Comment by TenAkira
    01:04 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    that's my broom...

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    Comment by KajunBowser
    01:18 28/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    My bad, that pic is drawn where the wind is blowing his air into that "cotton candy" shape.

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:42 27/04/2009 # ! Neutral (0)

    go home newfag

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