Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury’s first season was one among io9’s favorites last year, however when you have been ready for the sequence to get dubbed into English earlier than you hopped on the high-fivin’ hype train, then excellent news: it seems like your time is proper now.
With little in the best way of fanfare (with not even an announcement of the dub’s solid, which is definitely one thing given Crunchyroll’s less-than-ideal relationship with dub voice actors) Crunchyroll has debuted the primary episode of the brand new sequence—its “Episode 0,” titled Witch From Mercury Prologue—dubbed in English. Rolled out in a separate tab on the sequence’ major web page on the streamer, it’s likewise unknown if that is the herald of a weekly launch protecting the 12 episodes of season one, or, if just like the Prologue itself, it is a taster for an eventual dub to come back.
Set in a brand new timeline in Gundam’s myriad continuities, Witch From Mercury Prologue is ready just a few many years earlier than the occasions of the primary sequence. In a world the place humankind’s ascent into the celebrities is dominated by the capitalist might of a army industrial advanced referred to as the Benerit Group, Prologue covers the event of Gundam-type mecha, a controversial type of Cell Go well with that makes use of a potentially-dangerous pilot/go well with interface to amp up its talents. Additionally, there’s children doing war crimes!
The primary season of Cell Go well with Gundam: The Witch From Mercury is streaming in Japanese on Crunchyroll now, forward of its second season debuting this April.
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