The official website of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury announced on Feb 21, 2023, that Yume Miyamoto, who was previously replaced due to poor health condition, will return to voice Nika Naura in the anime.
Haruka Shiraishi had temporarily taken up the role of Nika, from episode 10, while Yume was recovering from her illness. More info on the illness was not made public.
First season of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From The Mercury anime started airing from Oct 2, 2022. It will air till January 2023. Season 2 of the anime will start airing from April 2023.
Kana Ichinose and Lynn are voicing the two main characters, Suletta Mercury and Miorine Rembrandt respectively.
The other cast includes:
- Atsushi Ono as Sarius Zenelli
- Hiroshi Tsuchida as Nadim Samaya
- Mamiko Noto as Elnora Samaya
- Miyuki Ichijou as Cardo Nabo
- Naoya Uchida as Delling Rembran
- Sachiko Kojima as Nyla Bertra
- Yō Taichi as Wendy Olent
- Yohei Azakami as Guel Jeturk
- Natsuki Hanae as Elan Ceres
- Makoto Furukawa as Shaddiq Zenelli
- Miyu Tomita as Chuatury Panlunch
The series is being animated at Bandai Namco Filmworks.
The official website describes the premise of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury as follows:
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.
Along with her role in Gundam, Miyamoto has also voiced characters in Josee, The Tiger and The Fish, Blue Period and SSSS. Gridman. She was also cast in the upcoming Hikari no Ou anime.
Source: Official Website
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