Sunrise introduced on Sunday that frequent Gundam franchise contributor Hiroko Moriguchi is singing the theme music “Ubugoe” (Baby’s First Cry) for the Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Cucuruz Doan no Shima) anime movie. The music’s CD will go on sale on June 1 with the accompanying tracks “Ima wa Oyasumi” (I’m Going to Bed Now), “Eien ni Amuro” (Amuro Forever) with VOJA, and “Ubugoe (Instrumental).”

The CD may have a normal version in addition to a restricted first version with “Ubugoe’s” music video on a bundled Blu-ray Disc. Another version with an LP-sized jacket packaging will likely be obtainable in restricted numbers at collaborating theaters. Director Yoshikazu Yasuhiko illustrated the 2 restricted editions.

Moriguchi beforehand sang theme songs for Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam F91, and Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin. She additionally sang songs for the Aim For The Best! anime franchise, Legendary Armor Samurai Troopers, and One-Punch Man.

The movie’s authentic announcement described the movie as a retelling of the fifteenth episode of the unique Mobile Suit Gundam tv anime. The episode itself has been omitted from English releases of the sequence.

The story is about after the Federation protection of Jaburo, with the Federation planning to resume offensives on Zeon’s invasion headquarters in Odessa. Amuro and the White Base head to Belfast to resupply, however the White Base receives new orders: to move to the “Island of No Return” to go looking and destroy any Zeon stragglers. Amuro set out on the island looking for Zeon spies, however discover a bunch of kids and a Zaku cellular swimsuit on the supposedly uninhabited island. With the Gundam left behind, Amuro encounters a person who calls himself Cucuruz Doan. After uncovering the key of the island, Amuro makes an attempt to make his approach again to the Gundam to flee.

The beforehand introduced forged consists of:

Toru Furuya as Amuro Ray

Shunsuke Takeuchi as Cucuruz Doan

Ken Narita as Bright Noa

Satomi Arai as Mirai Yashima

Megumi Han as Sayla Mass

Toshio Furukawa as Kai Shiden

Hideki Nakanishi as Hayato Kobayashi

Misato Fukuen as Fraw Bow

Tomofumi Ikezoe as Sleggar Law

The forged for the Zeon Southern Cross group consists of (backside row, left to proper within the picture above) Yuu Hayashi because the group’s bellicose new member Danan Rashica who admires Doan, Shizuka Itou as Selma Levens who thinks their present chief doesn’t examine to Doan, Atsushi Miyauchi because the group’s chief Egba Atler who detests Doan, Yōji Ueda because the group’s deputy chief and sniper Wald Ren, and Koji Yusa as Yun Sanho. The group members all fields MS-06GD Zaku cellular fits with elevated leg thrusters for enhanced maneuverability and customized loadouts.

The forged members for different Federation and Zeon navy personnel embrace (from left to proper within the picture above):

  • Katsuyuki Konishi as a workers officer concerned within the Odessa offensive who places a whole lot of command strain on Bright Noa
  • Hiroshi Shirokuma as Elran, a lieutenant normal within the Earth Federation Forces
  • Hiroshi Naka as Johann Ibrahim Revil (getting back from Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin), the supreme commander of the Earth Federation Space Force that sends White Base to Belfast below the command of General Gopp
  • Naomi Kusumi as Gopp, a normal who instructions the Le Grand Pas fleet, and is negotiation with M’Quve for the seize of Gibraltar. White Base falls below his command.
  • Takumi Yamazaki as M’Quve, a Zeon colonel with a tactical thoughts, and has a hidden plan below his sleeve
  • Makoto Yasumura as Uragang, M’Quve’s subordinate. He dispatches The Southern Cross unit from the Morocco entrance to research an anomaly in level CA

Manga creator and animator Yoshikazu Yasuhiko directs the movie, and can also be credited with the character designs alongside Atsushi Tamura (Weathering With You) and Tsukasa Kotobuki (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Saber Marionette J). Yasuhiko had revealed in June that he was engaged on an unannounced anime movie. Ka Hee Im is credited as assistant director. Toshizo Nemoto (Macross Delta) is penning the script. Longtime Gundam mechanical designers Kunio Okawara, Hajime Katoki, and Kimitoshi Yamane are credited for mechanical design within the movie. Takayuki Hattori (Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin) is composing the music.

Yūji Kaneko is the artwork director, whereas Nagisa Abe is the colour key artist. Takeshi Katsurayama and Ryō Iijima are the compositing administrators of images. Shuhei Morita is the CGI line director, and Morihito Abe is the CGI director. Kazuhiro Nii is enhancing, and Sadayoshi Fujino is the sound director.

The movie will open on June 3.

Junji Ōno‘s Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin MSD: Cucuruz Doan no Shima (Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin MSD: Cucuruz Doan’s Island) manga (pictured at left) launched in Kadokawa‘s Gundam Ace journal in May 2016, and resulted in May 2019. The manga has a complete of 5 volumes.

The manga is a by-product of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko‘s Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin manga. The manga tells the story of Cucuruz Doan, a personality who appeared within the similarly-titled fifteenth episode of Yoshiyuki Tomino‘s authentic Mobile Suit Gundam anime sequence. In the episode, the titular character is a Zeon pilot who deserted his put up after refusing an order.

Yasuhiko’s Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin manga can also be impressed by and re-imagines the unique Mobile Suit Gundam sequence. Viz Media revealed a part of the manga in North America from 2002 to 2004, earlier than it halted publication of the sequence. Vertical licensed the sequence in 2013, and launched all 12 volumes.

The manga impressed a six-episode anime mission in Japanese theaters from 2015 to 2018. Yasuhiko labored as chief director, character designer, and storyboarder for the anime. A 13-episode tv sequence recompilation of the anime premiered in April 2019.

Sources: Cucuruz Doan’s Island movie’s Twitter account, Gundam.information