The Official Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Anime Thread Mk I

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The Official Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Anime Thread Mk I

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Nothing else is currently known aside from it being a TV series with a 2022 release date.
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Re: The Official Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Anime Thread Mk I

Ahh...they should name the protagonist Freddie (who grow mustache), just for pun. Probably include a scene of him telling mama that he just kill a man, put a gun on his head, blah blah blah.
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Re: The Official Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Anime Thread Mk I

Hmm, I'm so rusty, but methinks Mercury (planet) has not appeared in a prior UC series?
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It hasn't. In the UC Verse solar system exploration has generally gone only to Mars (in manga side stories, never animated) or Jupiter ( the manga is the only time we see the living conditions at Jupiter, though the anime has characters like Sirocco and Kagatie who originated there). It would be cool to expand beyond the colonies and see how life in the UC is on other planets, so hopefully the movie includes some of that. Plus it will probably involve tensions between planetary governments. Also is this a UC setting , or is it another (previously established) timeline, or even a new one? I can't read Japanese so I'm unsure what the page says aside from the title.
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Re: The Official Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Anime Thread Mk I

Heard it doesn't elaborate whether it's UC or a new AU or existing AU. All we know is a release period and it's a TV Series.
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Mafty wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 10:00 am It hasn't. In the UC Verse solar system exploration has generally gone only to Mars (in manga side stories, never animated) or Jupiter ( the manga is the only time we see the living conditions at Jupiter, though the anime has characters like Sirocco and Kagatie who originated there). It would be cool to expand beyond the colonies and see how life in the UC is on other planets, so hopefully the movie includes some of that. Plus it will probably involve tensions between planetary governments. Also is this a UC setting , or is it another (previously established) timeline, or even a new one? I can't read Japanese so I'm unsure what the page says aside from the title.
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PowerdGNFlag wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 11:03 am
Mafty wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 10:00 am It hasn't. In the UC Verse solar system exploration has generally gone only to Mars (in manga side stories, never animated) or Jupiter ( the manga is the only time we see the living conditions at Jupiter, though the anime has characters like Sirocco and Kagatie who originated there). It would be cool to expand beyond the colonies and see how life in the UC is on other planets, so hopefully the movie includes some of that. Plus it will probably involve tensions between planetary governments. Also is this a UC setting , or is it another (previously established) timeline, or even a new one? I can't read Japanese so I'm unsure what the page says aside from the title.
Urdr Hunt will also take us into Venus for the first time.
Not quite. Reconguista in G had the Venus Globe colonies in orbit of Venus.
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Speculation on the works, since Doan's island is announced at the same time, which will be entertaining the UC fans, fanboys and fangirls(if any), I will guess this is another timeline. Wouldn't put my bet on it but surely hope so.
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here's hoping the MC is a female MS pilot. heck, we might even get some Yuri pair. i'm all for that~
Yuriism aside, the only example i can think of that has some peeps living on mercury is Sailor Moon. and that was the backstory/past. are there any other shows that heavily featured Mercury with a society?

of course there is the possibility of Witch from mercury just being an awesome Alias for a character or like SEED a concept/technique/thingy.
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Henyo wrote: Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:34 am here's hoping the MC is a female MS pilot. heck, we might even get some Yuri pair. i'm all for that~
Yuriism aside, the only example i can think of that has some peeps living on mercury is Sailor Moon. and that was the backstory/past. are there any other shows that heavily featured Mercury with a society?

of course there is the possibility of Witch from mercury just being an awesome Alias for a character or like SEED a concept/technique/thingy.
Too bad they announced the English title at the same time, so we cannot have a long debate about whether they pulled something like in ARIA where they turned Mars into a water planet and change the name of that planet to literally Water Planet(水星). The problem is that Mars in Japanese/Chinese is written as 火星 which is literally Fire Planet and 水星 originally is the name for the planet Mercury.
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Cowboy Bebop mentions imports from Mercury, but nothing is ever seen. Also in Ganmu/Battle Angel Alita Mercury was home to a colonization project in the past, the present is a different story. Other than that there's numerous stories about aliens from Mercury, but few about colonizing the planet itself. Possibly because of the inhospitable atmosphere (Granted no planet in our Solar System other than Earth has a hospitable atmosphere for humans, but still...) , Mars really seems to be the most readily colonized planet in Sci-Fi. However its possible this could be a resource colony like the Jupiter Energy Fleet, come to think of it, what resources are on Mercury anyway?
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MythSearcher wrote: Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:00 amToo bad they announced the English title at the same time, so we cannot have a long debate about whether they pulled something like in ARIA where they turned Mars into a water planet and change the name of that planet to literally Water Planet(水星). The problem is that Mars in Japanese/Chinese is written as 火星 which is literally Fire Planet and 水星 originally is the name for the planet Mercury.
I still had a short debate with someone purely about the possibility that it's a witch made from or came from elemental mercury.....

Although a quick check of the kanji in the title settled it.
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Any news or images thus far?

Trying to seek news through other sources any luck anyone?
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Henyo wrote: Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:34 am here's hoping the MC is a female MS pilot. heck, we might even get some Yuri pair. i'm all for that~
Yuriism aside, the only example i can think of that has some peeps living on mercury is Sailor Moon. and that was the backstory/past. are there any other shows that heavily featured Mercury with a society?

of course there is the possibility of Witch from mercury just being an awesome Alias for a character or like SEED a concept/technique/thingy.
Can I ask what you mean by Yuri and Yurism?
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SonicSP wrote: Sun Sep 19, 2021 1:55 pm
MythSearcher wrote: Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:00 amToo bad they announced the English title at the same time, so we cannot have a long debate about whether they pulled something like in ARIA where they turned Mars into a water planet and change the name of that planet to literally Water Planet(水星). The problem is that Mars in Japanese/Chinese is written as 火星 which is literally Fire Planet and 水星 originally is the name for the planet Mercury.
I still had a short debate with someone purely about the possibility that it's a witch made from or came from elemental mercury.....

Although a quick check of the kanji in the title settled it.
Quite fascinating, my only noticing is

If in Japanese Kanji... Mercury, as a planet, was actually recognized and written in Kanji form, correct?

I am curious as if Mercury, Venus and of course other planets were known to the Japanese and of course written in Kanji like mentioned

Another way to know for sure? Or simply ask the producers
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trewqp123 wrote: Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:35 am
Henyo wrote: Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:34 am here's hoping the MC is a female MS pilot. heck, we might even get some Yuri pair. i'm all for that~
Yuriism aside, the only example i can think of that has some peeps living on mercury is Sailor Moon. and that was the backstory/past. are there any other shows that heavily featured Mercury with a society?

of course there is the possibility of Witch from mercury just being an awesome Alias for a character or like SEED a concept/technique/thingy.
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trewqp123 wrote: Tue Nov 16, 2021 5:34 am Any news or images thus far?

Trying to seek news through other sources any luck anyone?
There is literally no news. If there was any, it wouldn't be hard to find.
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Re: The Official Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Anime Thread Mk I

Still no news or pictures... Anything.

Not even tidbits of information.

Any news as of Nov. 28th?
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No, there is no news at all. It's literally the same as I said last time...if there actually was news it would be easy for you to find without having to ask about it.
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The surest guarantee of information appearing based on previous Gundam series would be at the latest two months before the premiere date. So if for example the show is releasing in April, expect the marketing (e.g trailers, site updates with staff, cast, plot background, initial MS (and Gunpla) to go in full force at around February or thereabouts.
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