Directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and based on the popular ‘Mobile Suit Gundam’ series, the anime film, an adaptation of the original show’s 15th episode, makes its first appearance outside Asia in its inaugural English subbed and dubbed debut; tickets now on sale.
Crunchyroll has announced the theatrical English (subbed and dubbed) debut of Mobile Suit Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island, scheduled to hit select theaters this month. Directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, the anime film is an adaptation of the 15th episode of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series. The announced release marks the first time the film will be available to fans outside Asia.
The limited engagement includes two-day runs in the United Kingdom on September 21 and 22, in the United States on September 27 and 28, and in Canada on September 29 and October 1. The film also hits Australia with a one-week engagement kicking off September 29. Tickets are now on sale.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit CrunchyrollMovieNight.com.
The story begins after a covert mission goes wrong, leaving Mobile Suit pilot Amuro Ray and his comrades stranded on a remote island. The battalion was sent to a land called the Island of No Return to clear off any enemy forces, only to find a group of children and an enemy that shouldn’t be there. Now Amuro must find a way for all of them to escape, but not before meeting a strange man—Cucuruz Doan.
The animated series Mobile Suit Gundam launched in 1979 and gained sudden popularity when Bandai launched toy models of the main character Gunpla. Now a worldwide phenomenon, the franchise boasts 40 years of anime, movies, toys, and video games and is often credited with starting the popularity of the giant robot genre.
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