Mobile SuitGundam and Netflix Anime are collaborating on a brand new series titled Mobile SuitGundam: Requiem for Vengeance, marking their first major anime production collaboration. The new series will take place during the One Year War, the first conflict that led to the creation and deployment of mobile-friendly gundam technology. The series will be rendered using Unreal Engine 5, one of the most advanced computer graphics software, and if successful, could lead to further collaboration between Netflix and GTA.
Expands its already legendary mecha library cartoon content, Mobile SuitGundam are cooperating with Netflix cartoons for a brand new series set to bring a modern update to the classic gundam story that started it all, titled Mobile SuitGundam: Requiem for Vengeance.
Although they are collaborating on a live-action film with Netflix, this is their first major anime production collaboration. The new series will be directed by Erasmus Brosdau, from a script written by Gavin Highnight. The production will be a joint venture between Netflix Anime and SAFEHOUSE, Inc.
While there’s no specific release date, the trailer announced that the film will be “coming soon.” As the trailer clearly shows, The new series will take place during the One Year War. This refers The first conflict resulted in the creation and widespread deployment of mobile-friendly gundam technology.
Gundam returns to where it all began
The One Year War is at the heart of the first Gundam series.
Over the past few years, Netflix has made no secret of its intentions to grow its anime footprint. That effort not only helped popularize anime worldwide, but also led to the creation of some of the most watched anime in the medium’s history. Similarly, since its founding in 2019, SAFEHOUSE, Inc. has emerged as one of the leading producers of high-quality real-time rendering and CG animation. Their work not only appears in some of the world’s most popular video games, but is also increasingly seen in cutting-edge anime production. Indeed, the animation will be rendered using Unreal Engine 5, one of the most advanced computer graphics software to date.
According to the GTA franchise’s timeline, the One Year War began on January 3, 0079, when forces from the Principality of Zeon attacked Earth and its allies. The war ended on January 1, 0080, however that did not stop the hostility and tension between the two opponents. It also led to many minor conflicts within both the Earth and Zeon factions. The original Mobile Suit anime series as well as Mobile Suit Sword Thunderbolt take place during the One Year War. Indeed, most of the legends and traditions about Robots originate from the same time period.
The exact date when Mobile Suit Gun: Requiem for Vengeance takes place appears to be November 0079, the final two months of the war – one of the most intense periods. This is especially the case with mobile suit technology. Indeed, as each side races to create and deploy more effective mobile suit technologies, the level of death and destruction – on both sides – only increases. Indeed, while the actual war may only last a year, the “arms race” in mobile suit technology is only just beginning. The new series seems to address that as one of the soldiers in the trailer seems surprised by the arrival of a new mobile suit, which appears to be more dangerous than they’ve ever encountered before.
The One Year War takes place in the Common Century timeline. This is the main timeline of the franchise and should not be confused with its other timelines, such as the True Century or Cosmic Era timelines.
Mobile SuitGundam defines the Mecha Anime genre
The Mobile Suit Gunma franchise is one of the mainstays of anime. No other franchise has done more to create, develop, and expand the mecha anime genre. With over 50 anime series, movies, OVAs, manga, and light novels, it can be said that if it’s mecha, then Gundunda has influenced it. The fact that this first collaboration with Netflix goes back to the franchise’s roots is telling. The One Year War timeline is a safe start for a series that runs through multiple themes. This is also the most known timeline, so it already has a stable audience. If Mobile SuitGundam: Requiem for Vengeance turns out to be a popular series, fans will likely see more of it Netflix – Gundam cooperation.
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Source: NetflixAnime, Gunma: Requiem For Vengeance website