Anime Limited have announced that the UK will see a Blu-ray release of the Mobile Suit Gundam movies. The trilogy, due to ship 27th March, will be limited to 500 units and sold strictly through the company’s online store. Other Gundam releases by the company have seen mass retail release but the limited release for the movie collection has been decided on based on how poorly the previous DVD release sold in the UK.
Although the infamous English language dub will not be included, the set will include both the 2.0 original audio and the more recent 5.0 altered audio track that had been used for the previous Western DVD releases. The films themselves are a compilation of TV series and new animation, condensing and changing the plot to remove primarily gimmicks that the episode a week, toy marketing original was forced to adopt.
The set will cost £34.99 but orders placed before Thursday 16th March can purchase it for the discounted price of £24.99.