Gundam: Hathaway Producer: 2nd Movie Might Not Open Earlier than 2024
Shukou Murase, the director of the Cellular Swimsuit Gundam Hathaway (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Senkō no Hathaway) anime mission teased through the first movie’s 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc launch occasion on Thursday that the second movie could not open earlier than 2024, the 12 months of the subsequent Summer season Olympic Video games, at the least. The movie’s producer Naohiro Ogata revealed that the subsequent stage of the movie sequence is Australia, however it has been troublesome to cowl the realm due to the brand new coronavirus illness (COVID-19), so the director has been utilizing a flight simulator to fly across the sky there.
The movie mission shall be a trilogy, and the second half has a working title of Kidō Senshi Gundam: Senkō no Hathaway: San of Shiny. The movie’s producer Ogata elaborated that the Japanese katakana characters “San” (サン) will be learn as “solar” or “son.” The movie’s fundamental character Hathaway Noa is the son of the character Shiny Noa. Ogata acknowledged the second half can have some variations from Yoshiyuki Tomino‘s unique novel sequence.
The movie is the primary Gundam movie since 1988’s Cellular Swimsuit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack to prime the 1 billion yen mark. The movie has earned a cumulative whole of two,209,628,200 yen (about US$19.57 million) within the Japanese field workplace as of October 10.
The movie bought 259,074 tickets for 523,943,800 yen (about US$4.77 million) in its first three days on the field workplace. It ranked at #3 (when it comes to tickets bought) in its opening weekend.
The movie opened in Japan on June 11, after beforehand being delayed thrice. The film was initially slated to open in Japan in July 2020, however was delayed as a consequence of COVID-19. The movie was delayed in April from Might 7 to Might 21, and was then delayed once more because of the prolonged state of emergency declared in Japan.
Netflix U.S. started completely streaming the movie on July 1.
Supply: Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Net