Brace for impact: Gundam Build Fighters is a thing


I'm hoping that it's another spin-off series.

The next Gundam series has been revealed during a live stream at Gundam BF’s Website, and let’s just say that it’s not going to make folks happy.

Just like the Gunpla Builders OVA, Gundam Build Fighters focuses on people building their own Gundams for virtual battles, except with units from Gundam Wing, Gundam X, and Turn A Gundam joining in as well. While my close Gundam obsessed friend Seon Arikale enjoyed the former, Build Fighters has one element that has secured its demise – wait for it.

Ladies and gentlemen, the next Gundam series will be directed by Kenji Nagasaki (No. 6)! So does this mean that the Gundam franchise is officially dead? In my honest opinion, I think that the franchise still has some life left inside of it. On the bright side, we still have Gundam Unicorn to look forward to. Considering that the last Gunpla series was a spin-off, there’s a chance that Build Fighters might not run for an entire year. 

Gundam Build Fighters will air on TV Tokyo in October, so you have enough time to enjoy your last moments of happiness. If you’re interested in learning about the show’s revealed staff, you can check out the info in the hangar below.

So to all of you Gundam fans out there, do you all think that the Gundam franchise is dead, or do you still have hope for the franchise?

[via @duckroll, @Yuyucow, Tomopop]


  • Director: Kenji Nagasaki (Gundam 00's Assistant Director, No. 6)
  • Series Composition: Yousuke Kuroda (S-CRY-ed, Gundam 00)
  • Character Design: Kenichi Ohnuki (Gundam 00's animation director)
  • Coopertating Character Design: Suzuhito Yasuda (DurararaYozakura Quartet)
  • Mechanical Design: Kunio Okawara (Universal Century Gundam), Junichi Akutsu (Gunpla Builders), Junya Ishigaki (Gundam Wing, Macross Frontier), Kanetake Ebikawa (Full Metal Panic!, Gundam 00), Kenji Teraoka (Dual!, Code Geass)

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