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Animanga in the News: 6/9/11

+ posted by saladesu in Anime/Manga News on Jun 9, 2011 17:31
Here you will find a run down of today's anime and manga news! If anything sent waves through the anime and manga world today, you'll find it in this post! By the way, I'm saladesu, one of the translators and global moderators of MH, and I'll be posting a post like this every day (as much as possible, anyway). Look forward to them ;)


New Gundam Series: Mobile Suit Gundam AGE

Gundam AGE pits three generations against alien-like enemies.


The new Gundam series is titled "Mobile Suit Gundam AGE". The protagonists will span a father, son and grandchild, and the will be facing off with "Gaflans", mankind's mysterious alien-like enemies.

"Inazuma Eleven"'s Level-5 will be behind the project fullforce, with the story being handled by Level-5 director Hino Akihiro. Naturally, the new series will also be adapted into a manga and serialized in "Korokoro", an arcade game using trading cards, titled "Gundam Triage", Gunpla models and the latest installation of the game "SD Gundam G Generation".

The key staff are still largely a mystery, but "Gundam 00" director Mizushima Seiji is out of the running, having tweeted, "Ah, I'm not involved at all with the new Gundam series (lol) I'm just looking forward to it as an individual, and there are lots of supporters from the 00 staff!"

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Comments
#1. by saladesu (in absentia)
Posted on Jun 9, 2011
My personal opinion: new Gundam looks like its aimed at a much younger audience that past installations, and the aliens thing... You'd have thought that Sunrise would have realized that they are not Studio Nue, and that Gundam is not Macross, after A wakening of the Trailblazer :/

I could be totally wrong though, and it might be epic /shrugs
#2. by StrangerAtaru ()
Posted on Jun 9, 2011
I think this is a shot in the arm the franchise needs. While the "aliens" thing is still rather nebulous, I think that Gundam occasionally needs to be more adventurous with their storylines at times to be fresh even if the central concepts will always remain "realistic mecha war". Heck, people were acting up about G-Gundam when it originally was proposed ("A Gundam fighting tournamnet...WITH THOSE WACKY DESIGNS!?!?!?") but it's become one of the most beloved series of the franchise due to the good writing...and some of the wackiness. Gundam will never abandon it's core, but I think after some of what SEED and 00 brought to the table, they probably needed to do something a tad more different.
#3. by kidopitz27 ()
Posted on Jun 9, 2011
i don't know if it is the 1st time they encounter alien species (grotesque kind) but for the longest time in the gundam world they travel across the stars and never meet an alien :P

i hope it's more mature like 00 well anyone will watch it. its like apple ipad they just put "I" on their items and people will buy it that is the same as Gundam they just add something on the "Gundam" and it\s on :P

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