Bento Bites - Gundam & One Piece

Bento Bites – Gundam & One Piece

More One Piece to come!

We share news on a new Gundam: The Origin movie and share an English dub teaser for Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans. We also look at a new One Piece TV Special. Hungry for anime? Itadakimasu!!

Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans

Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans

Gundam

On Saturday, after screenings of the new Gundam The Origin movie, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin III: Dawn of Rebellion (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin III Akatsuki no Hōki) it was announced that the current movie arc will end with a fourth movie Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin IV Unmei no Zenya (Fateful Eve) in the anime Fall Season. It has also been revealed that a new movie arc covering the Battle of Loum will start next year.

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin IV Unmei no Zenya will cover the first ever Gundam suit battle in historyand will feature Char’s enounted with Lalah Sune, Dr. Minovsky as well as the development of the MS-04 and the RX-78.

The First Gundam the Origin movie, ‘Blue-Eyed Caval premiered in February 2015, followed by ‘Artesia’s Sorrow in October, also in 2015. The current movie Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin III: Dawn of Rebellion is currently screening in 15 of Japan’s theaters for a limited two weeks. The standard Blu-Ray and DVD of the movie will start to ship on June 10, 2016.

Also in the news, a 90-minute-English dub trailer of the Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans anime series began streaming this week as the series are preparing to launch its English dubbed version on Toonami on June. 4th. Here is the English Dubbed trailer, please follow our link: http://bit.ly/Iron-Blooded-Orphans-English-Dub-Trailer

One Piece Gold

One Piece Gold

One Piece

The official One Piece website announced over the weekend that a two-hour TV special One Piece –Heart of Gold – will air on Fuji TV on July 16. It is to tell a prequel story that connects to the upcoming One Piece Film Gold movie. The special is said to feature the new antagonist, Mad Treasure voiced by Shun Ogari. Shun Ogari is know for acting in the live-action Lupin the Third movie, Kō Honda in the live-action Terra Formars movie and playing Captain Harlock in the 3DCG movie Space Pirate Captain Harlock (2014). The antagonist Mad Treasure ate the Jyara-Jyara devil fruit, giving him the ability to pull out chains from his body. He is also someone from Nami’s past.

This TV special, which is the 12th since the anime series started, is directed by none-other than Tatsuya Nagamine, who directed the One Piece Film Z that was released in December 2012. The movie was a big success, earning 6.87 billion yen. Tsutomu Kuroiwa, who is one of the staff working on One Piece Gold, wrote the scripts from the TV special. One Piece manga creator Eiichiro Oda is working on the TV special’s costume design.

The One Piece Gold movie will premiere on July 23. Here is the movie’s trailer, please follow our link: http://bit.ly/One-Piece-Film-Gold-Full-Trailer

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