Release Schedule for Gundam: The Origin’s Two-Episode "Battle Of Loum" Arc Announced
The theatrical release schedule for the upcoming “Battle of Loum” arc was announced at the first day screening event of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin IV Unmei no Zenya/Eve of Destiny at the Shinjuku Piccadilly theater in Tokyo on November 19. The Origin IV will be screened at 15 selected theaters in Japan for a limited time of two weeks.
The next “Battle of Loum” arc will be told in two episodes, the first (fifth in the total Origin anime series) episode “Gekitotsu Loum Seneki” (Clash, Battle of Loum) is set for the fall of 2017, then the second (sixth) episode “Tanjou, Akai Suisei” (Birth, The Red Comet) will follow sometime in 2018. Two version trailers for the “Battle of Loum” arc is now screened with The Origin IV by weekly change.
The arc was told in the 13th and 14th tankobon volume of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko’s Gundam The Origin manga, published in July and December 2006. The one of the most important early battles in the One
Year War, occurred on January 15 and 16 in the Universal Century 0079, was never directly illustrated
in the first Gundam TV series.
— 映画ナタリー (@eiga_natalie) November 19, 2016
“Gundam The Origin” manga 13th and 14th volume covers