The music video of Gundam: The Witch from Mercury‘s opening song “The Blessing” by YOASOBI has reached 10 million views a month after the video was released. To commemorate the milestone, the English version of “The Blessing” will be released on Wednesday, November 9. The official Twitter of YOASOBI posted a 30-second teaser of the upcoming English version.
“The Blessing” music video is directed and storyboarded by Nobutaka Yoda from 10GAUGE with Yutaro Kubota as the animation director. Studio Sunrise and CALF were handling the animation. Gundam: The Witch from Mercury anime is an original work and a stand-alone part of the Gundam franchise. Hiroshi Kobayashi is directing with Okuchi Ichiro writing the scripts. Maria Tagashira, Juri Toida, and Hirotoshi Takaya are illustrating character designs.
The cast of the anime is composed of Kana Ichinose as Suletta Mercury, Lynn as Miorine Rembran, Miyu Tomita as Chuatury Panlunch, Yume Miyamoto as Nika Nanaura, Yohei Azakami as Guel Jeturk, Natsuki Hanae as Elan Ceres, and Makoto Furukawa as Shaddiq Zenelli.
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The anime is available to stream on Crunchyroll and they described it as:
A.S. (Ad Stella) 122― An era when a multitude of corporations have entered space and built a huge economic system. A lone girl from the remote planet Mercury transfers to the Asticassia School of Technology, run by the Beneritt Group which dominates the mobile suit industry. Her name is Suletta Mercury. With a scarlet light burning in her pure heart, this girl walks step by step through a new world.
Source: YOASOBI Official Twitter
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