Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash Movie Postponed

The movie Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash (機動戦士ガンダム 閃光のハサウェイ ) or Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway scheduled to be released on July 23, 2020, has been postponed due to the spread of Corona Virus in Japan. It is the first in a trilogy of films, based on the novel of the same name. It is part of the “UC NexT 0100” project. The anime film takes place twelve years after the events of Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack.

"Mobile Suit Gundam Flash Hathaway" teaser visual
“Mobile Suit Gundam Flash Hathaway” teaser visual

As soon as the postponement date is decided, it will be announced on the official website and official SNS of this work. In addition, a comment arrived from Sunrise, who is planning and producing this work. Following the apology to the fans who were waiting for the release, “All the staff believe that the movie release will encourage the fans, and we will make it so that we can deliver better work for the release”.

“Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash” was written by Yoshiyuki Tomino and published in 1989 based on the novel of the same name. Bright Noah’s son Hathaway is depicted driving a new mobile suit, Ξ (Kui) Gundam, to rebel against the Earth Federation Government. The director is Osamu Murase , the script is handled by Yasuyuki, and Hathaway Noah is played by Kensho Ono, Gigi Andalusia played by Rena Ueda, and Kenneth Sleg played by Junichi Suwabe.

♦ PV

♦ Comment from Sunrise Inc.

First of all, we would like to extend our deepest sympathies to all the victims of this new Corona Virus infection (COVID-19). We were preparing for the release of “Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway’s Flash” scheduled for release from July 23, 2020 (Thursday, celebration), but we decided to postpone the release date due to the spread of new Corona Virus infectious in Japan. We deeply apologize to everyone who was looking forward to the release of the work.
As soon as the release date is decided, we will announce it on the official website of Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway’s Flash and official SNS.
Please note that the advance ticket Mubichike Card (1st and 2nd) that you have already purchased can be used in the screening after the postponement, so please bring it carefully until the release date.
We have made every effort to deliver the work as scheduled, but we deeply apologize for making such a report. All the staff believe that the movie release will encourage fans, and we will make it so that we can deliver a better movie for the release.
Thank you for your continued support.

♦ Staff

  • Planning/Production: Sunrise
  • Original: Yoshiyuki Tomino, Hajime Yatate
  • Director: Osamu Murase
  • Writer: Yasuyuki Mutou
  • Character design: Pablo Uchida, Naoyuki Onda, Shigeki Kuhara
  • Character design draft: Haruhiko Mikimoto
  • Mechanical design: Hajime Katoki, Kimitoshi Yamane, Seiichi Nakatani, Nobuhiko Genma
  • Mechanical design draft: Yasuyasu Moriki
  • Color design: Takako Suzukita
  • Director of Photography: Taro Waki
  • CG Director: Takayuki Masuo, Tomohiro Fujie
  • Editing: Daisuke Imai
  • Sound production: Koji Kasamatsu
  • Recording production: Eriko Kimura
  • Music: Hiroyuki Sawano

♦ Cast

  • Hathaway Noah: Kensho Ono
  • Gigi Andalusia: Rena Ueda
  • Kenneth Sleg: Junichi Suwabe

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