The second season of Sunrise’s Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans TV anime series is set to premiere on 2 October 2016 (Sunday), Bandai Namco Entertainment announced today at a New Gundam Series Products press conference.

Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans 2nd Season is said to feature numerous new supporting characters and mobile suits. The series’s trademark mobile suit, Gundam Barbatos, will also be able to utilise new weaponry under a newly-upgraded form — Gundam Barbatos Lupus. Fans can also expect to see more Gundam battles in this season.

No other details were given as to what else the plot of this second season will entail. However, the portal has also put up a trailer for Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans 2nd Season, providing a sneak peek into what fans can look forward to in the new episodes.

The first season of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans was available to watch online in Southeast Asia on and YouTube.

Although details on Iron-Blooded Orphans 2nd Season’s online streaming sites have yet to be confirmed, chances are fans in the region will continue to be able to watch the new episodes on these channels as well.

Key visual & character artwork:

key visual

Mobile Suits to be featured in Iron-Blooded Orphans 2nd Season, according to upcoming Gunpla kit releases:

  • Gundam Barbatos Lupus (tentative name)
  • Gundam Type A (tentative name)
  • Opposition Forces MS A (tentative name)
  • Gjallarhorn Mass Production Model MS A (tentative name)

Source: Official website. Gunpla preview images from Gundam Kits Collection.

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