The next series in the franchise is Gundam Build Divers Re: Rise, which is building off the 2018 Divers series, is set to arrive this October on the newly launched Gundam Channel on YouTube. The show was scheduled for an October 10th, 2019 debut there and for awhile it looked like it was going to be the only real place to get it. Now, it’s going to get some broadcast time as well as BS11 has confirmed that they’ve picked it up for an October 12th, 2019 debut.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Chiaki Kobayashi as Hiroto
- Masaaki Mizunaka as Kazami
- Mai Fuchigami as May
- Mayu Minami as Parviz
- Ai Kakuma as Freddie
- Inori Minase as Eve
- Shion Wakayama as Hinata Mukai
The series sees Shinya Watada directing it based on the scripts by Yasuyuki Muto. Shuri Toida is adapting Kazuhiro Hara’s original designs with Sunrise Beyond handling the animation production.
The series revolves around the Gunpla part of the model side and interact with a wide range of models from all the various Gundam properties over its forty-year history.
Plot Concept: Gunpla Battle Nexus Online (GBN) is a new network game that lets people enjoy a variety of missions using Gunpla in a virtual cyberspace dimension. Middle-school students Riku Mikami and Yukio Hidaka recruit their classmate Momoka Yashiro and dive together into this vast world. Becoming “Divers,” or inhabitants of GBN, they meet a mysterious girl named Sarah who has an amazing sensitivity to Gunpla. They begin playing alongside her, but…
Through many encounters and experiences, Riku and his friends will build not only Gunpla, but their own adventures as well!