The web anime series adaptation for the Mobile Suit Gundam: Twilight Axis novel is making the expected leap to the next form as it’s being compiled into a movie with new scenes. It’ll go by the formal name of Mobile Suit Gundam: Twilight Axis – Red Blur and will be shown in theaters alongside the Thunderbolt: Bandit Flower run that kicks off on November 18th, 2017 for two weeks. The project is being directed by Se Jun Kim, who wrote the script and worked on the character designs while also serving as mechanical designer and animation director.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Risa Shimizu as Arlette Almage
- Shuuhei Sakaguchi as Dunton Hyleg
- Daisuke Ono as Mehmet Merka
- Toshiki Masuda as Quentin Fermo
Plot concept: Universal Century 0096. Several months have passed since the incident surrounding Laplace’s box also known as the Universal Century Charter. The Earth Federation Forces dispatches a group of investigators to the severed Axis which is drifting outside the Earth Sphere. Two civilians participate as members of the research group: Arlette Almage and Danton Hyleg. Both have pasts with government service to the Principality of Zeon and Neo Zeon as an engineer and test pilot. Having infiltrated Axis, the investigators come under attack inside a base where no one should be. Arlette and Dalton are confronted with an incident they never imagined.