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"Gundam SEED Destiny" Vol. 8: Freedom Destroys Destroy

by Dukeon August 1, 2007
Gundam SEED Destiny got off to a great start, then stuttered a bit before getting back into the swing of things. Now, the series is starting to reach its peak. Previously, Athrun Zala had rejoined ZAFT when the war started up and was assigned to the Minerva, ZAFT’s most powerful ship, to fight alongside Shinn […]

"Gundam SEED Destiny": It's Time For...ADVENTURES OF THE MINERVA! YAY!

by Dukeon December 16, 2006
After three volumes of plot-maneuvering in order to get the world of the Cosmic Era into the next great war, Gundam SEED Destiny has finally reached the point where it can take a breather before the next big event. Unfortunately, that breather occurs now. Last time, Athrun visited the PLANTs to see what they were […]

"Zeta Gundam" Pretty Good, But Not Perfect

by Dukeon June 22, 2006
After the Mobile Suit Gundam Movie Trilogy was such a big success, it was only natural to create a new series that would capitalize on the franchise, as well as to bring out new model kits for consumers to salivate over. Though it took a while, that series, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, finally arrived on […]

"Gundam Wing - The Last Outpost" The Outpost At Last

by Grant Whiteon May 22, 2006
Side stories are nothing new to Gundam. You just have to look at the Universal Century where it seems there is always some new story set in the time frame of the original series ready to pop up to sell manga, games and plastic models. What makes Gundam: The Last Outpost (Japanese title Gundam Wing […]

"G-Saviour" We've Got Movie Sign!!

by Grant Whiteon April 2, 2006
Say what you will about Japan, but they sure know how to throw a party. 1999 was the 20th anniversary of Sunrise/Bandai’s popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise and much fanfare was made, the centerpiece being Yoshiyuki Tomino’s return to the director helm with his anniversary series Turn A Gundam. But in the shadows, away from […]

"Gundam Seed Destiny" Manga Picked Up by Del Rey Manga

by Ed Liuon December 6, 2005
Del Rey Manga has announced the acquisition of the English-language rights to Gundam Seed Destiny, the latest manga series in the Gundam franchise. The story revolves around subterfuge that threatens to re-ignite the war between the Naturals and the Coordinators. The first volume will go on sale in July 2006.

"Gundam SEED": What Are You Doing on an "Empty Battlefield," Gundam?

by Dukeon August 11, 2005
OK, you’ve got a mega-hit franchise that has revitalized interest in your company, you’re making tons of money off the various soundtracks, and you’re about to unleash this monstrosity overseas, with the sequel series already in production. What do you do to tide over your audience until said series debuts? Well, you take a chunk […]

"Gundam SEED Astray" Break Through the Crappy Scheduling to Freedom, Gundam!

by Dukeon August 11, 2005
Manga based on Gundam series are nothing new, even if we’ve only got a fraction of them here in the United States. While there have been manga stories that are supposedly set during the various series (such as The Last Outpost), very few of them effectively cross over into their respective anime series. Since Gundam […]

"Gundam SEED" Slice Through That Grim Reality, Gundam!

by Dukeon August 5, 2005
For those of you living under a rock, Gundam is the undisputed king of giant robot anime and a mainstay in Japan since 1979. Though Turn A Gundam apparently put it to rest in 1999, the series came back with a bang in Mobile Suit Gundam SEED, which currently airs on Cartoon Network’s Toonami block […]

Bandai Launches "Gundam" Site, Forums

by Maxie Zeuson April 7, 2005
Bandai has launched GundamOfficial.com, an official resource for the Gundam Universe. The new site also includes message forums. [Source: Bandai Entertainment]