Crunchyroll has announced that it is adding the original 1979 Mobile Suit Gundam anime to its catalog on January 25, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. PST. The series will be available to users in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and CIS.
The story of the original Mobile Suit Gundam anime is described as:
Universal Century 0079. The rebel space colonies of the Principality of Zeon launch a war of independence against the Earth Federation, using humanoid fighting vehicles called mobile suits to overwhelm the Federation Forces and conquer half of Earth’s surface. Months later, the Federation has finally developed its own prototype mobile suits at a remote space colony. But when the colony suffers a Zeon surprise attack, these new weapons fall into the hands of a motley crew of civilians and cadets. Fate places a youth named Amuro Ray at the controls of the white mobile suit Gundam…