Kodoani.com – The production team for the anime movie Mobile Suit Gundam Seed FREEDOM revealed the cast for the upcoming project. A new promotional video for the anime was also shown.
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???? The cast, which includes returning actors from the television anime, includes:
Sōichiro Hoshi as Kira Yamato Rie Tanaka as Lacus Clyne Akira Ishida as Athrun Zala Nanako Mori as Cagalli Yula Athha (replacing Naomi Shindoh) Kenichi Suzumura as Shinn Asuka Maaya Sakamoto as Lunamaria Hawke Fumiko Orikasa as Meyrin Hawke Kotono Mitsuishi as Murrue Ramius Takehito Koyasu as Mu La Flaga Tomokazu Seki as Yzak Jule (or Joule) Akira Sasanuma as Dearka Elsman Houko Kuwashima as Agnes Giebenrath Ayane Sakura as Toya Mashima Houchu Ohtsuka as Alexei Konoe Jun Fukuyama in the role Albert Heinlein Michiko Neya as Hilda Haken Taiten Kusunoki as Herbert von Reinhard Junichi Suwabe as Maas Symeon
The film will open in Japan on January 26, 2024. The story is set chronologically in AD 75 (Cosmic Era).
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed TV anime director Mitsuo Fukuda will direct the series at Bandai Namco Filmworks. Fukuda also co-wrote the script with his late wife Chiaki Morosawa and Liu Goto. Hisashi Hirai (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed) is designing the characters.
The film project is part of the initiative Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Project, announced in 2021. The initiative celebrates the 20th anniversary of the original Mobile Suit Gundam Seed anime in 2022 and it has several installments. The initiative also includes a new Mobile Suit Gundam Seed game and the Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Eclipse spinoff manga.
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed director Mitsuo Fukuda has confirmed that the series is a sequel to the second Gundam Seed television anime season, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny.
The first Mobile Suit Gundam Seed television anime aired from 2002 to 2003, followed by Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny from 2004 to 2005. The three-part anime project Mobile Suit Gundam Seed CE73: Stargazer followed in 2006 .