This year’s Tokyo Film Festival features Mobile Suit Gundam as a special animation program, following last year’s program The world of Anno. The festival shows first theatrical-released Mobile Suit Gundam directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, a few dozen of TV works as well as short one.
The TV animation series have set to be broadcasted in April 1979 and the first theatrical film released in 1980. Since then, Gundam is getting recognition with franchise commodities Gunpula - plastic models and the impact has continue to spread both in domestic and international audience.
Mobile Suit Gundam Japanese Original Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkkXssxQi-4
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