‘Gundam SEED’ Lacus role Rie Tanaka ‘I believed and waited for 20 years!’

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The cast information, second PV, and character design images of the movie version “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM” (released January 26, 2024), which is an entirely new work in the popular anime “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED” series, have been removed.

At the same time, a comment from Rie Tanaka, who plays the role of Lacus Clyne, has arrived. Cast, The cast members are Soichiro Hoshi as Kira Yamato, Tanaka as Lacus Clyne, Akira Ishida as Athrun Zala, Yura Cagalli Nanako Mori as Asuha (*changed from Naomi Shindo in the series), Kenichi Suzumura as Shin Asuka, Maaya Sakamoto as Lunamaria Hawke, Fumiko Orikasa as Meyrin Hawke, Kotono Mitsuishi and Mu Ra as Murrue Ramius・Takehito Koyasu as Fraga, Tomokazu Seki as Isaac Joule, and Akira Sasanuma as Dearka Elsman.

Houko Kuwashima as Agnes Giebenrath, Ayane Sakura as Toya Masima, Hochu Otsuka as Alexei Konoe, Jun Fukuyama as Albert Heinlein, Michiko Neya as Hilda Harken, and Kusunoki as Herbert von Reinhardt Daisuke and Junichi Suwabe will play Mars Simeon.

The second PV that has been released begins with Durandal’s mighty line, “I was born because I wanted it. The world wanted it.” I can’t…” and the missile is fired.

“Kira, don’t do it!” What is it… and will you throw yourself into the war again? After about 20 years, it will start moving again. It is finished as a video that raises expectations.

The “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED” series began broadcasting in October 2002 with 50 episodes and was the first Gundam TV series produced in the 21st century. In the story, the genetically modified humans (Coordinators) and the humans that have existed so far (Naturals) split into the military organization ZAFT and the Earth Allied Forces and fight. The suffering and growth of the coordinator Kira Yamato and her childhood friend Athrun Zala are depicted through this war.

In addition to the fan base, it has gained many women and has a maximum audience rating of 8.0%. Furthermore, it sparked a second Gunpla boom, mainly among elementary school students, and took the world by storm as the “New Generation Gundam Series.”

In October 2004, the sequel TV series “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED DESTINY” was also broadcast and achieved a maximum audience rating of 8.2%, surpassing the previous series. The total number of package sales in the series has exceeded 4 million, and it has become a famous work that has swept all over Japan, transcending the framework of TV animation series such as music and events.

The story of the movie version “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM,” which is an entirely new work in the series, is a sequel to “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED DESTINY.” I want to create a new drama with this. Please look forward to it.”

Comment from Rie Tanaka as Lacus Clyne

I’ve been believing and waiting for 20 years! “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM.” I put my heart into the post-recording, thinking of Lacus Clyne, who has grown up a little, and the smiles of the fans looking forward to seeing the movie version of “SEED”! It will be released on January 26, 2024, so please check it out! I would be very happy if you could see it often, not just once!

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