In a chat event for the Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Cucuruz Doan no Shima) anime film on Wednesday, director Yoshikazu Yasuhiko said that the film is “probably the final time I adapt Gundam for the screen.” He added that the Gundam franchise to him will always indicate the first Mobile Suit Gundam anime, and that directing the film left him with no additional regrets.

He added that he was not basically going to retire, nonetheless he was at current happy with himself and the film.

In an identical vogue, Toru Furuya, the voice of Mobile Suit Gundam protagonist Amuro Ray, moreover acknowledged throughout the event that the film “may be the last time I voice a 15-year-old Amuro in a film.”

Yasuhiko acknowledged in an interview in April 2018 that the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin anime is his remaining anime “whatever happens.” Yasuhiko launched a model new manga sequence titled Inui to Tatsumi -Siberia Shuppei Hishi- (Inui and Tatsumi: Secret History of the Siberian Intervention) in September 2018, which was equally billed as his “final new series.”

Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island will open on June 3. Wednesday’s event commemorates “Zaku Day” since March 9 or 3/9 typically is a wordplay on “za-ku” in Japanese.

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