Bandai announced that voice actor Shunsuke Takeuchi will play the role of Doan in the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island movie. The company also released new visuals of Cucuruz Doan’s character design, as well as images of both Amuro’s Gundam and Doan’s Zaku. [Thanks, Gundam.info!]
In a message to fans, Takeuchi stated that he was honored to be part of the movie and work under director Yoshikazu Yasuhiko. The voice actor mentioned that he was surprised that the movie would reboot a 40-year-old episode from the Mobile Suit Gundam series. Furthermore, Takeuchi revealed that the movie will be entertaining for non-Gundam fans and fans alike, much in the same way the original episode was.
Voice actor Shunsuke Takeuchi made his major debut as the Producer in the anime adaptation of The iDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls. Since then, Takeuchi has appeared in various other anime series including Tokyo Revengers, Fate/Apocrypha, and Mob Psycho. The voice actor also played Iram Masam in Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash.
Additionally, Bandai released new images of Amuro’s Gundam, Doan’s Zaku, and Doan himself, as they appear in the movie. Each graphic comes with a brief description and background. Notably, Doan’s personal Zaku is described as being made of various parts taken from those he’s defeated.
You can take a look at the new images below:
Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island will debut in Japanese theaters on June 3, 2022, with Shunsuke Takeuchi as the voice actor of Cucuruz Doan.