New details about the latest SD Gundam project have been revealed.

SD Gundam World Sangoku Soketsuden was announced last November as a part of the Mobile Suit Gundam 40th Anniversary project. Much like the 2010 SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors, the project is themed after the classic Chinese historical novel, Romance of the Three Kingdoms. The multimedia project will consist of anime, comics, and model kits. The anime will be released July 2019 on the official website worldwide to over 14 countries and regions including the United States, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Italy.

Key Visual

Story

Repeated warfare has destroyed countries that once prospered gloriously, leaving the land in ruins. Just when revival is in sight, an epidemic of the mysterious “Yellow Zombie Virus” breaks out. The virus carriers lose themselves and start attacking people. The survivors are forced to live inside fortified cities for protection. However, behind closed walls, the lord Dong Zhuo has been acting in an outrageous manner since the passing of the previous lord. As if drawn together by destiny, Liu Bei Unicorn Gundam meets Guan Yu Nu Gundam and Zhang Fei God Gundam, and decides to save the word.

Eventually, the passion of the three young men will bring about great change in the world. The new heroes unveil a new chapter in history!

Staff

Director: Takahiro Ikezoe
Story Structure: Toko Machida
Planning & Production: Sunrise

Characters & Factions

Shu Area- The area where Liu Bei Unicorn Gundam and others live.
The area does not boast a large supply of Trinity, but the vigilante group “Dragon’s Watch” is successful in keeping peace in the area. “Dragon’s Watch,” of which Liu Bei Unicorn Gundam is a member of, offers protection from Yellow Zombie Virus carriers.

Liu Bei Unicorn Gundam- He is a member of the “Dragon’s Watch”, a vigilante group in the Shu Area, which is not targeted by Yellow Zombie Virus MS too often. After meeting Guan Yu Nu Gundam and Zhang Fei God Gundam, he makes an important decision: To save the world. He eventually starts to gain comrades who are drawn to his strong passion.

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SD Sangoku Soketsuden Liu Bei Unicorn Gundam
Price: 648 yen
Release date: March 2019

Guan Yu Nu Gundam- A brilliant and compassionate man. His firm conviction drives him to leave his former residence of Luoyang. An expert battle tactician and hero, often considered to be the best. A strong bond ties to Lui Bei Unicorn Gundam and Zhang Fei God Gundam.

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SD Sangoku Soketsuden Guan Yu v Gundam
Price: 648 yen
Release date: March 2019

Zhang Fei God Gundam- A close-knit bond ties him together with Liu Bei Unicorn Gundam and Guan Yu Nu Gundam. He’s a bit careless and often makes mistakes, but his bold, reckless personality allows him to excel on the battlefield. He and Guan Yu both leave Luoyang and head for the Shu Area with a common goal.

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SD Sangoku Soketsuden Zhang Fei God Gundam
Price: 648 yen
Release date: March 2019

Zhaouyun 00 Gundam- A young man who is a member of Dragon’s Watch. He excels in spear wielding and bike riding, and is one of the most powerful members of Dragon’s Watch.

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SD Sangoku Soketsuden Zhaouyun 00 Gundam & Blue Dragon Drive
Price: 1080 yen
Release date: May 2019

Wei Area– An area ruled by the monopoly “Blue Wing Corporation.” Their Trinity supply is the highest of all the areas, and they are the most developed of the fortified cities.

Cao Cao Wing Gundam- The young CEO of “Blue Wing Corporation” and leader of the Wei Area.  A bright mind with a calm personality who fears for the future of the dwindling Trinity supply. He possesses his own, unique set of values and is curious about Liu Bei Unicorn Gundam’s true powers.

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SD Sangoku Soketsuden Cao Cao Wing Gundam
Price: 864 yen
Release date: April 2019

Wu Area– The base of operations for “Red Tiger,” the distribution guild led by Sun Jian Gundam Astray. Most of the people living in Red Tiger’s aircraft carrier are members of this guild. They are involved in a variety of businesses such as distribution, and day after day, they fight the Yellow Zombie Virus carriers that pose a threat to their livelihood.
As they are on an aircraft carrier, they have a low Trinity supply, possessing more than only the Shu Area.

Sun Jian Gundam Astray- The head of the distribution guild “Red Tiger”. Dong Zhuo Providence Gundam’s withdrawal of the guards from a small village of the domain causes an important client of his to become infected with the Yellow Zombie Virus. He holds a grudge about the loss of one of his big clients.

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SD Sangoku Soketsuden Sun Jian Gundam Astray
Price: 756 yen
Release date: April 2019

Luoyang– Dong Zhuo Providence Gundam rules over this land as its lord. Though its Trinity supply is massive compared to other areas, Dong Zhuo Providence Gundam keeps the energy to himself as he lives lavishly while protecting himself from Yellow Zombie Virus carriers.

 

Dong Zhuo Providence Gundam- The current lord of Luoyang. After the passing of the former lord, the people have fallen victim to his tyrannical ways.

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SD Sangoku Soketsuden Dong Zhuo Providence Gundam
Price: 648 yen
Release date: April 2019

Lyu Bu Sinanju- A being obsessed with combat who only finds meaning in life through battles against strong opponents. He has no interest at all in justice, politics or peace.

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SD Sangoku Soketsuden Lyu Bu Sinanju & Red Hare
Price: 1,404 yen
Release date: May 2019

Diao Chan Kshatriya- A female mercenary who operated with Lyu Bu. She is breathtakingly beautiful and has high combat capabilities.

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SD Sangoku Soketsuden Diao Chan Kshatriya
Price: 648 yen
Release date: May 2019

Comics

Two comics will be released April 2019 based on the respective viewpoints and forces of Cao Cao and Sun Jian, the comics depict the story from a different perspective than the anime. SD Gundam World Sangoku Soketsuden: Soshoki, featuring Cao Cao, and SD Gundam World Sangoku Soketsuden: Enkotan, featuring Sun Jian.

Soshoki is a collaborative project with the monthly magazine LUCKY, by Hong Kong publisher Explorer Publishing. Both comics will be released on the official website outside of Hong Kong.  Luk Mo Shek and Naoto Tsushima will serve as the illustrators for Shoshoki and Enkotan respectively with Takuya Yamanaka in charge of story structure.

 

                                   Anime PV

 

Source: Gundam Info , Official Website

 

 

 

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