Universal Century 0068. Side 3 – the Autonomous Republic of Munzo. Zeon Zum Deikun, who has been leading Munzo toward independence from the Earth Federation, collapses and dies in the middle of a speech. As the Zabi family seizes control of Side 3, Deikun’s children, Casval and Artesia, take refuge on Earth and begin peaceful lives under new identities. But the Zabi family is preparing for war with the Federation, and the two orphans will find themselves drawn into the growing conflict. Based on the hit manga by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, ”MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM THE ORIGIN” depicts for the first time the events leading up to the devastating One Year War, including the creation of the mobile suit and the origins of the legendary ace pilot Char Aznable, the infamous ”Red Comet”.
Contains episodes 1-4 of Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin: Chronicle of Char and Sayla. Special Features: Promos, ”Chronicle of the Loum Battlefield” preview, ”On the Other Side of Space” Music Video. Original story by Yoshiyuki Tomino and Hajime Yatate. Directed by Takashi Imanishi (Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory, Twin Star Exorcists, Armored Trooper Votoms). Music by Takayuki Hattori (Martian Successor Nadesico, Slayers, Tears to Tiara).
Audio: English and Japanese LPCM Surround, English and Japanese LPCM Stereo; Subtitles: English; Video: 1080p 16 x 9 Native HD.