Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin VI: Rise of the Red Comet to Receive UK Premiere at MCM London Comic Con

Following on from the announcement of MCM Loves Anime at London Comic Con, of which require both MCM London Comic Con ticket and special event ticket, Anime Limited have now announced that the latest installment into the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin OVA Series, known as Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin VI: Rise of the Red Comet, will receive its UK Premiere at this month’s MCM London Comic Con for all attendees.

The film, of which is eighty minutes in length, will be shown at a special cinema setup situated in the North Hall of the event and everyone who has entry to MCM London Comic Con will be able to watch the film for free. on Sunday 27th May 2018 at 10am. It’s currently unclear whether the film will be shown in Subbed or Dubbed format; but these details will be confirmed closer to the event.

Synopsis: The battlefield has shifted to Loum, and a clash between the Zeon and Earth Federation fleets has begun in earnest. Char Aznable, a young ace pilot of the Zeon forces, earns fame for his remarkable feats at the controls of his red Zaku mobile suit, and becomes known as the “Red Comet.”

After the fierce battle, as the Zeon and Federation sides take their places at the negotiating table, a certain declaration is transmitted throughout the world. Meanwhile, the Federation Forces launch “Operation V,” their plan for a counterattack.

And a boy named Amuro Ray, living a peaceful life at Side 7, takes action on his own to investigate the mystery of the new weapon called Gundam…

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin VI: Rise of the Red Comet is being released as a Collector’s Edition, and Limited Edition, Blu-ray within Japan and Anime Limited did offer a pre-order event for the Collector’s Edition of the film. It’s not known if (or when) Anime Limited plan to release this film within the UK; but they will release the Mobile Suit Gundam Origin Collection: I – IV on Blu-Ray later this month.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has produced content for ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

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