Get Ready: Gundam SEED Freedom Set to Light Up Over 800 North American Theaters This May

First 6 Minutes of Gundam SEED Freedom Now Streaming on Gundam Info YouTube Channel

Gundam Info has announced that "Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM" would open in over 800 theaters across the United States and Canada in May 2024. The highly anticipated screening has been scheduled for May 7 and 8. Fans are also asked to stay tuned for the final release timetable.

"Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Freedom" has not only made a splash in Japanese cinemas; it has unleashed a wave of success, setting new standards for the famous Gundam franchise. Since its launch on January 26, 2024, the picture has had an outstanding 60-day theatrical run, grossing 4.1 billion yen (roughly 27.1 million USD) from 2.43 million ticket sales. This colossal feat elevates it to the highest-grossing Gundam film in history, demonstrating its extraordinary appeal and enduring affection for the Gundam storyline.

The fan North American community is vibrating with excitement now that the release date has been established. Gundam SEED FREEDOM is ready to convey its epic story, amazing visuals, and ferocious mech battle to a wider audience, broadening the Gundam universe's global reach.

The Gundam franchise, recognized for its rich stories of battle, politics, and humanity's tenacity, has captured the hearts of fans all around the world. "Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM" aims to bring all of the series' signature characteristics, mixed with cutting-edge animation and storytelling, resulting in an outstanding cinematic experience.

The anticipation for "Gundam SEED Freedom" grows as special screenings are set to begin on March 31st in Los Angeles and New York City, ahead of its general release across North America in May. These special events provide fans with an early look at the latest installment of the Gundam universe. Furthermore, the excitement builds with an encore screening of the English-dubbed version scheduled for April 1st at the New York venue, appealing to the tastes of English-speaking viewers and increasing the accessibility of this epic drama. 

This early screening not only emphasizes the film's popularity, but also sets the stage for its big release on over 800 theater screens throughout the continent. Details here.


Fans can now get an early look at "Gundam SEED Freedom," which adds to the excitement. The opening six and a half minutes of Gundam SEED Freedom have been uploaded on the official Gundam Info YouTube channel, allowing fans to immerse themselves in the universe of the film before it hits theaters. However, it is vital to note that this preview is region-locked to North America. This footage also feature the movie's opening theme "Freedom" by Takanori Nishikawa with t.komuro. 

This deliberate decision by the filmmakers not only heightens anticipation, but also provides fans a taste of the action, drama, and spectacular sights that await them in the entire film experience.


Set in the Cosmic Era year 75, the story continues amid persistent battles for independence and invading threats from Blue Cosmos. In an effort to calm the situation, a global peacekeeping organization called Compass is founded, with Lacus Clyne serving as its first president. Kira Yamato and his allies fight in a variety of battles as members of Compass. Amid these disputes, the Emerging Countries Foundation offers a coordinated operation with Compass to take down Blue Cosmos' headquarters, setting the stage for an epic clash.


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