Right Stuf signs a DVD distribution deal with Sunrise for “Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn).”
Grimes, IA -- Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf announced a DVD distribution deal with Sunrise Inc. for Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn).
Mobile Suit Gundam UC will be released by Sunrise and distributed by Right Stuf, Inc. on DVD in North America, beginning in August 2013.
Right Stuf's President and CEO Shawne Kleckner said, "The Gundam franchise is one of the most popular and successful mecha story arcs in anime history for good reason and Mobile Suit Gundam UC continues that legacy. It's an honor to work with Sunrise to help bring this series to conclusion for our North American fans."
Mobile Suit Gundam UC is based upon the best-sellingnovel by Harutoshi Fukui (Aegis).
These seven OVAs were originally released on Blu-Ray in Japan beginning in 2010 with the final release of the series scheduled for Spring of 2014. It features theatrical quality animation and the entire series is directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi who is known for directing Hunter x Hunter and Le Chevalier D’Eon. Yasuyuki Muto is the writer and music is provided by the talented Hiroyuki Sawano.
The DVD series will be released over four volumes. Each volume will contain two one hour OVAs per volume with the exception of Part 4, which will feature OVA 7 and additional extras.
Sunrise’s DirectorMasayuki Ozaki said,“We are extremely pleased that Mobile Suit Gundam UC, which Sunrise considers one of its most important titles, will now be fully available on DVD for North American fans. We look forward to sharing this exciting series with you, all the way through the final episode.”
For more information about Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, please visit gundamuc.rightstuf.com.
Source: Right Stuf
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.