Ranked #4649
Mobile Suit Gundam AGE

Mobile Suit Gundam AGE

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Kidou Senshi Gundam AGE
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダムAGE


Type: TV
Episodes: 49
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 9, 2011 to Sep 23, 2012
Genres: Action, Mecha, Sci-Fi
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Popularity: #1867
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In A.G. 101 (the 101st year of the Advanced Generation calendar) a mysterious entity known only as "UE", or "unknown enemy", attacks and destroys the space colony Angel. This brutal attack becomes infamous as the "The Day the Angel Fell", and marks the beginning of humanity's war for survival.

The series begins in A.G. 108 when the UE attack the space colony Ovan, where Flit Asuno lives with his mother. Flit's mother is killed by the UE, and in her belongings (in an object called a "AGE Device") he discovers the blueprints for a powerful weapon from the past - the ancient messiah named "Gundam."

From these blueprints, Flit spends the next several years studying engineering at an Earth Federation base on the Nora space colony and designing the AGE-1 Gundam. Seven years later, in A.G. 115, Flit completes the Gundam, just as the UE attack Nora. Flit and his lineage's battle piloting the AGE-1 to protect mankind is about to begin.


Related Anime

Adaptation: Mobile Suit Gundam AGE: Story of the Beginning, Kidou Senshi Gundam AGE: First Evolution, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE: Second Evolution, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE: Final Evolution
Parent story: Mobile Suit Gundam
Summary: Mobile Suit Gundam AGE: Memory of Eden

Characters & Voice Actors

Asuno, Asemu
Asuno, Asemu
Toriumi, Kousuke
Toriumi, Kousuke
Eguchi, Takuya
Eguchi, Takuya
Asuno, Flit
Asuno, Flit
Inoue, Kazuhiko
Inoue, Kazuhiko
Toyonaga, Toshiyuki
Toyonaga, Toshiyuki
Asuno, Kio
Asuno, Kio
Yamamoto, Kazutomi
Yamamoto, Kazutomi
Endou, Aya
Endou, Aya


Yamaguchi, Susumu
Yamaguchi, Susumu
Fujino, Sadayoshi
Fujino, Sadayoshi
Sound Director
Suzuki, Kenichi
Suzuki, Kenichi
Episode Director, Storyboard
Watada, Shinya
Watada, Shinya
Episode Director, Storyboard

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Aired  Oct 9, 2011 to Sep 23, 2012
Status  Finished Airing
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Dec 19, 2014 10:44 AM
*Due to the nature of the plot of this show, this review contains slight spoilers*

There's much to say about Gundam AGE--from the time it was first unveiled, the fanbase went crazy in anger thinking it was going to be some childish take on the franchise, things like how the Gundam wasn't even going to be piloted but controlled from afar by the AGE device, that they were going to remove any grimdark from the show, and so on. In any case, AGE is a significant departure in look from the grittyness of the previous Gundam, Gundam 00--00 had darker, mature-ish character and mecha designs, and read more
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Feb 16, 2013 2:06 AM
Latest TV Series of the Gundam Franchise (2011-12)
Advance Generation
Review from my POV (w/personal biases after watching whole run)
Lite Spoiler Warning

+ The concept of a "50 episode run, going thru 3 generations of a central conflict with protagonists that relate to each other" sounds pretty FN dope and it works....... some of the time. (like a compact 0079, Zeta, ZZ run)
+ The Viewer should should like they were given positive dividends when continuing from Gen 1 thru Gen 2
EX: Gen 1 Flit was aiight, BUT Gen 2 Flit was pretty Badass. He develops a cold hatred towards the enemy after what we've seen him go thru read more
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Jul 12, 2014 8:54 AM
Gundam Age is an attempt to attract a new, younger audience by re-packaging the core Gundam lore that has been established over the years into story arcs that follows three generations of Gundam pilots. While the premise is cool, the majority of its flaws comes from having to tell all three arcs within a 49-episode constraint.

Because there are so many characters in so little time, they are given few opportunities to develop. When a loved one is killed by malice and drives the hero to be consumed by revenge, it's very hard to fully buy into such extreme motivations even in the face of overwhelming read more
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Feb 5, 2012 8:10 PM
Since completing the series, I feel I should update this review.

Well, this will be my first ever review for a series.. reasons for me actually taking the time to write one, is because I believe this is a very underrated series as it's part of the Gundam franchise.. I'll break it down.

Story: 10

The story progress was brilliance at it's best. The show progresses throughout 100 years, and moves through three generations.. I felt this was a very interesting concept that could be explored in other Gundam series in the future. There was a lot of accusations towards this series about being a children's version read more
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Both revolve around a story where humans from mars come to invade the humans of Earth to take the planets from them, and the humans from Mars have the better technology. 
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Although the two are not related, but there's a reason why I recommend this one:

1. The character design reminds us with the character design we see before (PMMM with Hidamari Sketch, Gundam AGE with Inazuma Eleven).
2. At first glance the story is lighthearted, but the longer storyline, the more serious gradually. 
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Anime: Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann
There's the obvious "beautifully illustrated space mech fighting against an initially vague enemy" factor, but I find them to also be similar in spirit. Gundam AGE's AGE System that learns from the Gundams' battles is similar in spirit to Gurren Lagann's Spiral Energy; just as Spiral Energy reflects how humanity keeps going and is evolving day by day, the AGE system is a weapon system that evolves right alongside its pilots. 
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Anime: Neon Genesis Evangelion
Gundam AGE is just like NGE, but much better.

The mechas are better and it doesn't run out of money at the end.

The protagonist knows what he must do to save the world. 
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In Gundam AGE: Children must use their Gundams to save the world. In Gundam Build Fighter or GunPla, they must use their custom built plastic model to battle other players. Familiar Gundam models can be seen in both series. Both are produced by Sunrise who are known for their Gundam franchise.  
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Opening Theme

#1: "Asu e (明日へ)" by Galileo Galilei (eps 1-15)
#2: "sharp #" by Negoto (eps 16-28)
#3: "REAL" by ViViD (eps 29-39)
#4: "AURORA" by Aoi Eir (eps 40-49)

Ending Theme

#1: "Kimi no Naka no Eiyuu (君の中の英雄)" by Minami Kuribayashi (eps 1-15)
#2: "My World" by SPYAIR (eps 16-28)
#3: "WHITE justice" by Faylan (eps 29-39)
#4: "Forget-me-not ~Wasurenagusa~ (forget-me-not 〜ワスレナグサ〜)" by FLOWER (eps 40-49)

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