BLOG: Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt – Distribution Format & Details
|When it was announced that Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt is to be animated, there were no specifics of the format nor episode count. Still, many made baseless speculations that it will be a new series. While it is, Sunrise decided to do things differently.
Gundam Thunderbolt will be adapted into four episodes. The first one is 18 mins. long and will be available for purchase via the Gundam Fan App starting Dec.11 for ¥500 along with the 10-min. Those Who Challenged the One-Year War ~Documentary of Thunderbolt~ #1 special. The episode on its own will be available for ¥200 via an on-demand video rental service.
No mention has been made as to whether an international release will be made for this 4-episode series.