(GAMESPRESS) – “In an unprecedented collaboration, Japan’s entertainment powerhouse Bandai Namco Filmworks and acclaimed immersive studio Atlas V are thrilled to announce their latest creation, ‘Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom’, a pioneering Virtual Reality (VR) narrative interactive experience set in the beloved mecha world of Gundam.
This announcement was made during the much-anticipated Anime NYC event, marking the project’s first public revelation. ‘Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom’ will invite fans to immerse themselves like never before in the Gundam universe. It’s a rich, interactive storytelling experience that leverages the power of VR to create a unique and compelling adventure.
Innovative Storytelling in the Gundam Universe
In this immersive anime, you’ll be able to experience the Gundam world like never before, with immersive visuals and interactive elements that bring the epic saga to life. The narrative-driven experience promises to deliver a unique journey through the Gundam universe, offering fans a new way to connect with their favorite series.
‘This is not a game, nor is it just a narrative experience—it’s an immersive adventure that leverages the best of both worlds. The future of interactive anime in VR is coming.’ – Pierre Zandrowicz, Co-Founder of Atlas V
‘We’re taking a unique approach – creating an interactive anime that brings the Gundam universe to life in an unparalleled way. It’s a narrative journey, inviting you to step inside the story like never before.’ – Kiichiro Inoue, Deputy General Manager at Bandai Namco Filmworks
This project was unveiled to the public in the Bandai Namco Filmworks’ panel on the second day of Anime NYC 2023 that took place from November 17th to 19th. Through the title reveal teaser, fans were treated to a sneak peek of what they can expect from this VR interactive movie.
‘Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom’ will also be featured at the Gundam Fan e-Festival starting November 23rd, where fans can look forward to a special unveiling.”