Parody Manga “Mobile Suit Gundam-San” TV Anime Air Date, Character Design and Cast

The official site for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Hideki Ohwada’s parody four-panel manga based on the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, Mobile Suit Gundam-san was launched today on June 25th with the announcements for its premiere schedule and main voice cast, character design and animation promotional pictures were revealed. The manga has been serialized in Kadokawa Shoten’s Gundam Ace since its first issue published in June 2001 and now 11 tankobon volumes are available in Japan. The TV anime, simply titled Gundam-san, will premiere on BS 11 on July 6, then on Tokyo MX on the following day.

34-year-old Mankyu (Puchimas! Petit Idolmaster) directs the anime for Sunrise, the original production company of the Gundam anime series. Sao Tamado, who previously worked with Mankyu for Puchimas! designs the parody anime characters.

The voice cast:

Char-san: Katsuyuki Konishi (Kenji Kazama from D-Frag!, America/Canada from Hetalia Axis Powers series, Tsumugu Kinagase from Kill la Kill)

Lalah-san: Megumi Han (Gon Freecss from Hunter x Hunter, Ame from Neppuu Kairiku Bushi Road, Kei Okano from Yuyushiki)

Amuro-san: Tsubasa Yonaga (Aichi Sendou from Cardfight!! Vanguard, Nagisa Hazuki from Free!/Free!: Eternal Summer, Izumi Sena from Love Stage!!)

Sayla-san: Kaori Nazuka (Tsukasa Ayatsuji from Amagami SS, Nunnally Lamperouge from Code Geass series, Miyu Edelfelt from Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya series)

Bright-san: Ryutaro Okiayu (Byakuya Kuchiki from Bleach, Shigure Sohma from Fruits Basket, Kaku from One Piece)

Kai-san: Yoshimitsu Shimoyama (Naoto Ogawa from Bakuman 2/Bakuman 3, Cancer/Bora from Fairy Tail, Gutsman.exe from Rockman.EXE)

Haroo: Takshi Matsuyama (Kenji Meshiya from Hen Zemi, Kan Ra from Zoids Genesis, Hitotsume Nyuudou from Nurarihyon no Mago)

Kycilia-tan: Ryo Hirohashi (Alice Carroll from Aria the Animation, Chane Laforet from Baccano!, Kyou Fujibayashi from Clannad)

Frau-tan: Rikako Yamaguchi (Fumi Kanno from Devil Survivor 2 The Animation, Charles Bonaparte from Freezing Vibration, Luna from Outbreak Company)

Garma-san: Kazuyuki Okitsu (Ichiriki Orihara/Kim Songyuu from Bakuman series, Jonathan “JoJo” Joestar from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure (2012), Akiharu Hino from Ladies versus Butlers!)

Proverb commentary: Keiko Han (Luna/Queen Beryl from Sailor Moon series, Mito Freecss from Hunter x Hunter, Saori Kido from Saint Seiya)

Narrator: Toru Furuya (Mamoru “Tuxedo Mask” Chiba from Sailor Moon series, Casshern from Casshern Sins, Yamcha from Dragon Ball series)

Visual:Mobile Suit Gundam-San anime series visual

Mobile Suit Gundam-San anime series promo pictures:

Mobile Suit Gundam-San Character design:

Mobile Suit Gundam-San 1st cover for the manga tankobon:

Mobile Suit Gundam-San 1st cover for the manga tankobon

Source: Crunchyroll

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