The "Mobile Suit Gundam" series fan event "GUMDAM FAN GATHERING-" Flash of Hathaway "Heirs to GUMDAM-", which had been canceled due to the spread of the new coronavirus, has been decided to be held online. It will be distributed on YouTube Live and other locations from 10:00 pm on March 24, the same as the scheduled date before the cancellation. As an additional guest, Shuichi Ikeda, who plays Char Aznable, will also be on stage.
At the event, the main cast and theme song artist of the latest movie version "Mobile Suit Gundam Senko no Hathaway" to be released on July 23 were announced. According to producer Naohiro Ogata, casts, mobile suits and character designs, and music will be renewed from existing media such as games, and the process will be explained in the program.
In addition, Ikeda and Toru Furuya, the role of Amuro Rei, look back on "Char's Counterattack" in which they appeared on the theme of "succession of the story" from "Mobile Suit Gundam Char's Counterattack" to "Flash Hathaway". In addition, there will be a talk corner by the cast members of “Hasaway of Flash” and a conference with staff members.
"Mobile Suit Gundam Flash Hathaway" is the second of the "UC NexT 0100" project that follows the "Mobile Suit Gundam NT (Narrative)" and spuns a new century of the universe. The animation of a three-volume novel (published by KADOKAWA) published by 1989-90, directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, the original creator of Mobile Suit Gundam. Hathaway, who experienced the Second Neo-Zeon Competition in the 105th Century, 12 years after Char's Counterattack, drove a new Mobile Suit ガ ン (Kusui) Gundam, calling himself Mafte Nabeille Erin. In a trilogy depicting a rebel against the federal government.