Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt
Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt is an anime adaptation of the manga of the same name by Yasuo Ohtagaki (Moonlight Mile). The anime's ranks are filled with Gundam veterans, including writer-director Kou Matsuo (Gunpla Builders), character designer Hirotoshi Takaya (Gundam Reconguista in G) and mechanical designers Hajime Katoki (Gundam Unicorn) and Seiichi Nakatani (Gundam 00). Set during the One Year War in UC 0079, the series focuses on the Thunderbolt Sector and clashes between Earth Federation volunteer pilot Io Fleming and Zeon pilot Daryl Lorenz. The series began streaming in Japan in 2015 with a global release on Gundam.info. A director's edition entitled December Sky with additional footage was released in Japan in 2016 and in Nort America in 2017. The second season debuted online in March 2017.