The previously announced Mobile Suit Gundam film, Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island has unveiled two brand new visuals and a new trailer. The first new visual features the two iconic mobile suits RX-78-2 and the MS-06J Zaku II, while the second features Amuro Ray and the rest of the White Base crew. The film is set to premiere in Japanese theaters on June 3, 2022.
In addition to the new visuals, we also learned that voice actor Shunsuke Takeuchi joins the cast of Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island as Cucuruz Doan himself. Takeuchi is a Japanese voice actor known for his roles of Brawler from Akudama Drive, Kentarou Kyoutani from Haikyuu!!, Zac Walker from Astra Lost in Space, and many more.
The new trailer is available to watch on the series’ official Twitter account:
Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island Synopsis
After enduring the battle at Jaburo, the Earth Federation Forces has a plan to launch a major operation to capture Odessa, the home of Zeon’s Earth Attack forces. Amuro and his fellow crew are aboard the white base and will head towards Belfast to receive the last resupply before the operation, Amuro and the crew are then given a mission. The mission is to wipe out the remaining Zeon enemies on an uninhabited island, commonly known as the “Island of No Return”. As Amuro and the rest of the crew go on a search for the last remaining spies, what they see is a group of children and a Zaku that shouldn’t be there. After losing his Gundam in a fierce battle, Amuro meets a man who calls himself “Cucuruz Doan”. Will Amuro uncover the secrets of the island, and will he be able to find his Gundam once again……?-Gundam Doan’s Island film website
Gundam is a Japanese mix-media franchise that focuses on mecha robots, created by Sunrise and Yoshiyuki Tomino. The franchise officially premiered on April 7, 1979, with the Mobile Suit Gundam anime series. In addition to the popular anime series and spin-offs, the franchise also has manga, novels, video games, and toys.
Source: Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island official website