On Tuesday, the staff for the Mobile Suit Gundam Seed FREEDOM revealed the second PV, cast, and character visuals.
🎥｛C.E.75 #ガンダムSEED の新たな物語
【2024.1.26 ROAD SHOW🎬】
— 機動戦士ガンダムSEEDシリーズ (@SEED_HDRP) August 7, 2023
The cast (returning and new members) includes:
- Sōichiro Hoshi as Kira Yamato
- Rie Tanaka as Lacus Clyne
- Akira Ishida as Athrun Zala
- Nanako Mori as Cagalli Yula Athha (replacing Naomi
- Kenichi Suzumura as Shinn Asuka
- Maaya Sakamoto as Lunamaria Hawke
- Fumiko Orikasa as Meyrin Hawke
- Kotono Mitsuishi as Murrue Ramius
- Takehito Koyasu as Mu La Flaga
- Tomokazu Seki as Yzak Jule (or Joule)
- Akira Sasanuma as Dearka Elsman
- Houko Kuwashima as Agnes Giebenrath
- Ayane Sakura as Toyah Mashima
- Houchu Ohtsuka as Alexei Konoe
- Jun Fukuyama as Albert Heinlein
- Michiko Neya as Hilda Haken
- Taiten Kusunoki as Herbert von Reinhard
- Junichi Suwabe as Maas Symeon
The movie is set to release in Japan on January 26, 2024. The story is chronologically set in C.E. (Cosmic Era) 75.
The staff includes:
- Director: Mitsuo Fukuda
- Script: Fukuda, Liu Goto, and late Chiaki Morosawa
- Character Design: Hisashi Hirai
- Mechanical Design: Kunio Okawara, Kimitoshi Yamane, Kazutaka Miyatake, Junichi Akutsu, Manabu Shintani, Shiba Zen, Takuya Io, Hiroyuki Taiga
- Mechanical Animation Director: Satoshi Shigeta
- Color Key Artist: Akemi Nagao
- Art Directors: Shigemi Ikeda, Yukiko Maruyama
- CG Directors: Mitsuhiro Satō, Kensuke Kujida, Tomohiro Fujie
- Monitor Works: Azusa Tamura, Jirō Kageyama
- Compositing Director of Photography: Takeshi Katsurayama, Shigenori Toyooka
- Editing: Yukiko Nojiri
- Sound Director: Sadayoshi Fujino
- Music: Toshihiko Sahashi
The film is a part of the Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Project ignited initiative announced in 2021.
The project, which contains many parts, is meant to honor the original Mobile Suit Gundam Seed anime’s 20th anniversary in 2022.
The initiative also includes the Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Eclipse side-story manga and a new Mobile Suit Gundam Seed video game.