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Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans is a TV series that aired across two seasons in Japan from 2015-2017. This alternate universe series was directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai with mechanical designs by Ippei Gyoubu, Naohiro Washio and Kanetake Ebikawa, character designs by Yu Ito and Michinori Chiba and a score by Masaru Yokoyama. The series is set in PD (Post Disaster) 323, centuries after a hugely destructive conflict known as the Calamity War. Humans have colonized Mars, and protagonist Mikazuki Augus is a disposable child soldier toiling for a Martian security company. Mikazuki and his comrades rise up as the new group Tekkadan and take on the world order fiercely guarded by Gjallarhorn. The series aired in 2016 on Adult Swim’s Toonami block, marking the first North American broadcast of a Gundam series since 2008. The series streamed internationally and is available on home video from Crunchyroll (formerly Funimation). A nine-episode Special Edition compilation of the TV series aired in Japan in 2022.

Anime
Mecha

Mobile Weapons
* ASW-G-11 Gundam Gusion
* UGY-R41 Man Rodi

Vehicles and Support Units
Brewers Ship

Mobile Weapons
* Hashmal

NOTE: Units indicated with an asterisk (*) are available in Burke’s All the World’s Mobile Weapons or Burke’s Fighting Ships & Vehicles format.

Iron-Blooded Orphans Info


Director:

Tatsuyuki Nagai

Writer(s):
Mari Okada
Hajime Kamoshida
Michihiro Tsuchiya
Toshizo Nemoto
Shinsuke Onishi
Hiroyuki Yoshino
Mayori Sekijima
Tatsuto Higuchi
Yousuke Kuroda

Mechanical Designer(s):
Naohiro Washio
Kanetake Ebikawa
Ippei Gyoubu
Kenji Teraoka
Tamotsu Shinohara

Character Designer(s):
Yu Ito
Michinori Chiba

Musical Composer:
Masaru Yokoyama

Format:
50 episodes; 9 compilation episodes

Airdates (TV):
Japan 10.04.2015 – 03.27.2016 (S1); 10.02.2016 – 04.02.2017 (S2)
U.S. 06.04.2016 – 12.11.2016 (S1);
10.08.2017 – 04.28.2018 (S2)

Airdates (SE):
Japan 04.29.2022 –

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