For the screenings of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin’s third episode it was confirmed that Char/Sayla’s arc will be ending in the fourth episode titled “Fateful Eve”. Following this was the confirmation that the fourth episode is green lit and currently in production for the Loum arc set to cover the Battle of Loum starting next year. In this episode it will contain the first ever mobile suit battle and Char’s fateful encounter with Amuro Ray, Lalah Sune and “the legendary Dr. Minovsky”. It will also cover the development of the MS-04 and RX-78 Gundam. The third episode is screening in 15 Japanese theaters for two weeks and a limited edition version of the Blu-ray disc is on sale at the theaters screening it. The standard Blu-ray disc and DVD will be releasing in Japan June 10th. Now the collectors edition Blu-ray Disc of the episode will cost 10,000 yen with a special illustration by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, illustration sheets, storyboards and setting material collection. Members of the Bandai Visual Club who pre-order the Blu-ray, and those who pre-order it through the Bandai premium store will receive a film frame from the episode, the pre-orders start April 10th.
Originally the series was a manga series that began June 25th 2001 and ended June 26th 2014 releasing 24 volumes in total. It would later get its OVA series with 4 episodes scheduled for release. The first of these episodes were titled “Blue-Eyed Casval” that premiered in a limited engagement in Japanese theater February 2015. Later the series would release its second episode Artesia’s Sorrow which opened in Japan last October. The third episode is currently releasing in theaters titled “Dawn’s Rebellion”. It should also be noted that Anime Consortium Japan is releasing the series worldwide digitally through a premium rental streaming program. There is also a collaboration of Right Stuf and Sunrise the studio who produces the anime series for releasing the series on home video. Finally a plot summary can also be seen of it below quoted from MAL:
What was the tragedy that decided the fates of Char Aznable, the man later nicknamed the “Red Comet” as an ace pilot of the Zeon forces, and his sister Sayla Mass?
The two siblings’ journeys, brought on by the sudden death of their father Zeon Zum Deikun who was a leader of the Spacenoids, are depicted in the four episodes of “Chronicle of Char and Sayla.”
The Zabi family who seize control of Side 3 and lead the Principality of Zeon, the early days of many renowned Zeon ace pilots who later fight in the One Year War,the secrets of mobile suit development, conflicts with the Earth Federation Forces, and the road leading to the outbreak of war—all will be revealed.