Mobile Suit Gundam The Witch From Mercury Anime Debuts in October 2022


Sunrise unveiled a ton of new information on the next Gundam series, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury. A teaser visual for the series was released, alongside plot details, the world, characters, and the staff for the series.

The previously announced prologue anime for Mobile Suit Gundam The Witch From Mercury will be released on June 14. The anime is scheduled for broadcasting in October, every Sunday at 17:00 [JST]

The teaser visual depicts the character Suletta Mercury standing in front of her Gundam Mech Aerial, a mobile suit developed in Mercury. It should be noted that Suletta’s color palette has changed slightly from Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury’s teaser in March.

Mobile Suit Gundam The Witch From Mercury Characters

Revealed alongside a release date for the show were the bios of several of the show’s characters, as well as the names of the mobile suits they operate. Auletta Mercury, Miorine Rembran, Guel Jeturk, Elan Ceres, and Shaddiq Zenelli.

The mobile suits currently revealed are Gundam Aerial, Guel’s Dilanza, Gundam Pharact, and the Michaelis. An expression sheet was also revealed for Suletta Mercury, showing off the different faces she can make.

■ Suletta Mercury
A second-year student in the piloting department, who transferred to the school from Mercury. Suletta is timid and somewhat lacks communication skills. She pilots the Gundam Aerial developed on Mercury.

Mobile Suit Gundam The Witch From Mercury Anime Debuts in October 2022
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■ Miorine Rembran
An attractive and academically gifted second-year student in the management and strategy department. Miorine is the only daughter of Delling Rembran, the president of the Beneritt Group and chairman of the school. She has a strong rebellious attitude towards her father.

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■ Guel Jeturk
An heir to Jeturk Heavy Machinery, one of the group’s three branches, and a third-year student in the piloting department. Guel has a rough temperament and is quick to anger. As the ace pilot of Jeturk House, he has absolute confidence in his own skills. He pilots his own modified mobile suit, the Dilanza.

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■ Elan Ceres
The top pilot backed by Peil Technologies, one of the group’s three branches. A third-year student in the piloting department. Elan is a taciturn and solitary person, who doesn’t open his heart to anyone in school. He has an interest in Suletta, and pilots the Gundam Pharact.

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■ Shaddiq Zenelli
An adopted child of the CEO of Grassley Defense Systems, one of the group’s three branches. A third-year student in the piloting department and leader of the Grassley House.

Although he’s still a student he has shown an aptitude for piloting and is said to be next in line for an executive position. Shaddiq pilots the mobile suit Michaelis.

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Mobile Suit Gundam The Witch From Mercury Story

“This witch rides a Gundam…” In an era where corporations control interstellar space travel and control the economy, a lone girl from Mercury travels to Asticassia School of Technology, run by the Beneritt Group which owns a monopoly on the mobile suit industry.

Her name is Suletta Mercury, and with a fire burning in her heart, she steps forth into a new world filled with politics, machines, and war, and becomes known as The Witch From Mercury.

Mobile Suit Gundam The Witch From Mercury Staff

Planning and Production: Sunrise
Director: Hiroshi Kobayashi: Hiroshi Kobayashi
Series Compositions and Script: Ichirou Kouchi
Original Concept: Hajime Yatate, Yoshiyuki Tomino
Original Character Design: Mogumo
Character Design: Marie Tagashira, Juri Toida, Hirotoshi Takaya
Mechanical Design: Jnthed, Kanetake Ebikawa, Wataru Inata, Ippei Gyobu, Kenji Teraoka, Takayuki Yanase
Chief Mechanical Animators: Shinya Kusumegi, Kanta Suzuki, Seimei Maeda
Co-Director: Ryo Ando
Setting Researcher: Seiichi Shirato
Sci-fi Researcher: Yuya Takashima
Mechanical Co-ordinator: Ryoji Sekinishi
Setting Cooperation: Hisadake
Prop Design: E Wo Kaku Peter, Esuthio
Concept Art: Lin Junbun
Technical Director: Yohei Miyahara
Art Designers: Tomoaki Okada, Kenichi Morioka, Kazushige Kanehira, Junichiro Tamamori, Yasuyoshi Uetsu
Art Director: Ayumi Sato
Color Setting: Kazuko Kikuchi
3DCG Director: Shinichi Miyakaze
Monitor Graphics Design: Kaori Seki
Director of Photography: Shota Kodera
Editor: Kengo Shigemura
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa
Music: Takashi Ohmama

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