Can’t get enough of Gundam? Well then, we are pretty sure this will please you. Bandai Namco Arts Co., Ltd. has released a 4K remastered version of the Mobile Suit Gundam Theatrical Version Trilogy called Mobile Suit Gundam Theatrical Version Trilogy 4K Remastered Box.
As the product name suggests, the box set include the series that was re-edited for theatrical release as three separate movies, namely, Mobile Suit Gundam (1981), Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow and Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space, and remastered in 4K and recorded on three 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and 3 Blu-ray Discs.
In other words, 3 discs are in 4K while the other three are in 1080p. Total runtime is 427 minutes which includes 15 minutes bonus content. Connoisseurs will be glad to know that the set features the first Dolby Atmos audio in the Gundam series.
Bonus include a segment called Beyond The Universal Century featuring interviews with the production staff. And it does not end there.
Customers who purchase the Mobile Suit Gundam Theatrical Version Trilogy 4K Remastered Box at stores will be eligible for a Mobile Suit Gundam 4K Remaster Series Storage Box.
There are two storage box designs, Ver. A and Ver. B, to choose from – both which are available on first-come-first basis and while stocks last.
The Mobile Suit Gundam Theatrical Version Trilogy 4K Remastered Box (4K Ultra HD blur=-ray & Blu-ray Disc 6 Disc Set) (Special Limited Edition) was released on October 28, 2020 and costs a hefty 30,000 Yen plus tax (around US$287+) in Japan.
On a related news… the Mobile Suit Gundam Char’s Counterattack 4K Remaster Box and Mobile Suit Gundam F91 4K Remaster Box, which were released for a limited time in 2018, are also available again now.
Images: Bandai Namco Arts [JP].