Anime Limited announced their involvement with Sunrise in bringing out a lot of the Gundam franchise to the UK and they’re moving quickly on their planned fourth quarter release of the original series on Blu-ray in the territory. While the potential for changes are there, the two sets for the original series that started it all are now listed for release on Amazon UK. Priced at £59.99 each, the first set is scheduled for an October 26th, 2015 release while the second follows quickly on November 30th, 2015.
The original Mobile Suit Gundam series was broadcast back in 1979 and has seen release in North America through Bandai Entertainment on DVD, first in dub-only edited form and later in bilingual form.
Plot concept: In the year Universal Century 0079, humanity lives in space colonies called Sides. Side 3, the Principality of Zeon, has declared war on the Earth Federation. After the initial fighting, an 8-month stalemate occurred. However, that stalemate breaks when Amuro Ray stumbles into the Gundam, the Earth Federation’s secret weapon. Now Amuro and the crew of White Base must stand up to Zeon in order to end the war.