The main visual for the movie version of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM” (released on January 26, 2024), a completely new version of the anime Mobile Suit Gundam SEED” series, was released on the 19th.
“Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM” Power Chart The main visual of the mysterious emerging country Foundation was also released, and the primary visual depicts Kira and Lacus, Athrun, and Shin with their backs turned to each other. Standing behind them are Rising Freedom and Immortal Justice.
The expressions on their faces that convey their determination and thoughts as they face a new battle make us look forward to the beginning of an unprecedentedly epic story of love, friendship, and hate. Expectations are high for this new story in the SEED series, which unfolds after 20 years, with each person’s thoughts intertwined. What is the true meaning of the message, “You are in me. Am I in you?”
The “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED” series is the first Gundam TV series produced in the 21st century and was broadcast for 50 episodes starting in October 2002. The story revolves around genetically adjusted humans (Coordinators) and conventional humans (Naturals), divided into battles between the military organization ZAFT and the Earth Allied Forces. Through this war, the story depicts the suffering and growth of the protagonist, Kira Yamato, a coordinator, and her childhood friend Athrun Zara.
In addition to its existing fan base, it has gained many women and achieved the highest audience rating of 8.0%. Furthermore, it sparked a second Gunpla boom among elementary school students and became famous worldwide as the “new generation Gundam series.”
In addition, the sequel TV series “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED DESTINY” began airing in October 2004 and achieved the highest audience rating of 8.2%, exceeding the previous work. Cumulative package sales for the series have exceeded an astonishing 4 million copies, and the series has become a famous work that has taken Japan by storm, transcending the framework of the TV anime series with its music and events.
The story of the movie “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM,” which is an entirely new movie in the series, is a sequel to “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED DESTINY,” and director Mizuo Fukuda said, ” “We will go back 20 years and relive Kira, Athrun, Shin, and the others. I want to create a new drama. Everyone, please look forward to it.”