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Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway or Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash (機動戦士ガンダム 閃光のハサウェイ Kidō Senshi Gandamu Senkou No Hasawei?) , is an anime film that takes place twelve years after the events of Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack. It is the first in a trilogy of films, based on the Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash novel. It is part of the UC NexT 0100 project. It was released in Japanese theaters on June 11, 2021. It will be released to non-Japanese audiences by Netflix on July 1, 2021 [1].

Synopsis

U.C. 0105 - twelve years after the Second Neo Zeon War, the peace on Earth and its colonies is disrupted by "Mafty", a terrorist organization bent on preventing the Earth Federation from privatizing the Earth to the privileged. Leading Mafty is Hathaway Noa, son of celebrated Federation Captain Bright Noa and pilot of the experimental RX-105 Ξ Gundam.

Characters

Mafty

Earth Federation Forces

Criminal Police Organization

Civilians

Mechanics

Mafty

Mobile Weapons

Vehicles and Support Units

Earth Federation Forces

Mobile Weapons

Vehicles and Support Units

Music

Production

The movie was directed by Shukou Murase who had previously served as a key animator for various Gundam works beginning with Mobile Suit Gundam F91 and character designer for Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, Endless Waltz and Operation Meteor.

Hiroyuki Sawano of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn and Narrative returned as the composer for the movie's original score.

Release

It was slated to release on July 23, 2020, but due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the film was delayed and then later announced to be releasing on May 7, 2021. On April 26 it was announced that the film would further be delayed until May 21, 2021. After being delayed a third time, it was finally released in Japan on June 11, 2021.

Also on June 11, Netflix announced on their GEEKED WEEK live stream that they would be releasing the movie outside of Japan on July 1, 2021 [1]. On June 15, Gundam Global Portal announced that dubs in 8 languages will be available for its July 1 premiere [2].

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See also

Trivia

  • As part of a promotional campaign, certain social media accounts for Gundam and Bandai had videos claiming to be hacked by Mafty. For example, the BANDAI NAMCO Arts Channel.

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