Anime Limited Confirms Gundam 00 Blu-Ray Release Plans

Anime Limited continues to ‘casually’ release Gundam related Blu-ray sets one after another, with the recent releases being Mobile Suit Gundam Wing – Part 1 and Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky, and today the UK based Anime Distributor have confirmed their release plans for Mobile Suit Gundam 00.

In this case Anime Limited will release the first and second seasons of Gundam 00 as two individual part instalments, starting with Gundam 00 – Part 1 (or Season 1 if you prefer) on the 11th November 2019 followed by Gundam 00 – Part 2 (or Season 2 if you prefer) on the 16th December 2019. Both sets will have an RRP of £59.99 and feature 25 episodes across four Blu-ray discs in English and Japanese with English subtitles.

The Collector’s Edition release for Gundam 00 – Part 1 (shown above) will include an art box, similiar to that of previous Gundam art boxes, that will hold both Blu-ray cases, while Gundam 00 – Part 2 will contain an art book featuring artwork from the series.

Part 1 Bonus Features:

  • Tactical Forecast #3 – #25
  • Clean Opening title sequences #1 & #2
  • Clean Ending title sequence #1,
  • Gundam 00 “Daybreak’s Bell” promotional video,
  • Episode 17 Audio Commentary feat. Katsuyuki Konishi (Japanese VA of Johann Trinity), Daisuke Namikawa (Japanese VA of Michael Trinity), Rie Kugimiya (JP VA of Nina Trinity) & Seiji Mizshima (director)
  • Episode 21 Audio Commentary feat. Yoko Honna (Japanese VA of Sumeragi), Ayahi Takagaki (JP VA of Feldt Grace), Arise Sato (Japanese VA of Christina Sierra) & Seiji Mizushima (director)
  • Episode 25 Audio Commentary feat. Mamoru Miyano (Japanese VA of Setsuna F. Seiei), Shinichiro Miki (Japanese VA of Lockon Stratos), Horiyuki Yoshino (Japanese VA of Allelujah Haptism), Hiroshi Kamiya (Japanese VA of Tieria Erde) & Seiji Mizushima (director)

Part 2 Bonus Features:

  • Tactical Forecasts #28 – #50
  • Clean Opening title sequences #1 & #2 of Gundam 00 Second Season
  • Clean Ending title sequences #1 & #2 for Gundam 00 Second Season
  • Episode 1 (26) Audio Commentary feat. Mamoru Miyano (Japanese VA for Setsuna F. Seiei) and Miyu Irino (Japanese VA for Saji Crossroad)
  • Episode 3 (28) Audio Commentary feat. Hiroyuki Yoshino (Japanese VA for Allelujah Haptism), Yoko Honna (Japanese VA for Sumeragi Lee Noriega) & Arisa Ogasawara (Japanese VA for Soma Peries)
  • Episode 8 (33) Audio Commentary feat. Hiroshi Kamiya (Japanese VA for Tieria Erde), Romi Park (Japanese VA for Regene Regetta) & Chiwa Saito (Japanese VA for Louise Halevy)
  • Episode 14 (39) Commentary feat. Mamoru Miyano (Japanese VA for Setsuna F. Seiei), Keiji Fujiwara (Japanese VA for Ali al-Saachez) & Ayumi Tsunemastsu (Japanese VA for Marina Ismail)
  • Episode 17 (42) Commentary feat. Hiroyuki Yoshino (Japanese VA for Allelujah Haptism), Arise Ogasawara (Japanese VA for Soma Peries), Unsho Ishizuka (Japanese VA for Sergei Smirnov) & Tetsu Shiratori (Japanese VA for Andrei Smirnov)
  • Episode 20 (45) Audio Commentary feat. Mamoru Miyano (Japanese VA for Setsuna F. Seiei) & Shinichiro Miki (Japanese VA for Lokon Stratos)
  • Episode 25 (50) Audio Commentary feat. Mamoru Miyano (Japanese VA for Setsuna F. Seiei), Shinichiro Miki (Japanese VA for Lockon Stratos), Hiroyuki Yoshino (Japanese VA for Allelujah Haptism) &  Hiroshi Kamiya (Japanese VA for Tieria Erde).

Further details about the UK Blu-ray release of Gundam 00 can be found on the official website; but pre-orders for Gundam 00 – Part 1 are now being accepted on the Anime Limited Store with retailers, such as Amazon and Zavvi, expecting to list the product in the coming weeks.

Although previously discussed at MCM London Comic Con in May, Anime Limited do not have plans for a Ultimate Edition (or Deluxe Edition) of Gundam 00 and as such only these Collector’s Editions (and then later Standard Editions) are planned.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at 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 PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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