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Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: A New Translation - Heir to the Stars

Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: A New Translation - Heir to the Stars

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Synonyms: Kidou Senshi Z Gundam I: Hoshi o Tsugu Mono, Kido Senshi Z Gundam - Hoshi wo Tsugu Mono
Japanese: 機動戦士Zガンダム -星を継ぐ者-


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 28, 2005
Duration: 1 hr. 34 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
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Digitally remastered compilation movies for the Zeta Gundam TV series with some new footage. Part of Gundam's 25th Anniversary celebration.

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Alternative version: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
Sequel: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: A New Translation II - Lovers

Characters & Voice Actors

Aznable, Char
Aznable, Char
Ikeda, Shuuichi
Ikeda, Shuuichi
Bidan, Kamille
Bidan, Kamille
Tobita, Nobuo
Tobita, Nobuo
Bay, Apolly
Bay, Apolly
Ookawa, Tooru
Ookawa, Tooru
Bow, Frau
Bow, Frau
Ukai, Rumiko
Ukai, Rumiko


Yatate, Hajime
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Director, Script, Storyboard, Original Creator
Fujino, Sadayoshi
Sound Director
Theme Song Performance

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Jul 13, 2011
The amended and reworked 'A New Translation' series of Zeta Gundam movies were a very exciting announcement for many Gundam fans. With Tomino behind the helm again and the promise of remastered and brand new footage there's no way this could go wrong... right?

The story itself is relatively sound, however certain excellent and iconic scenes from the original series were abbreviated significantly or cut out entirely. That's the nature of creating a film based on a dense and lengthy animated series, however, some of the choices in regards to what was removed are questionable. The changes and additions made to read more
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May 7, 2007
A New Translation is one of 3 digitally remastered movies that encompasses the Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam storyline. The first movie covers approximately one third of the MS Zeta Gundam series.

The digital remastering was not done totally. There would be new scenes added in with wonderful new animation. Just as you're happy and marvelling at the animation they cut to the scenes lifted 100% from the series, which while they might have been remastered look very dated. The switch between the "new" and "old" scenes is very jarring and affected my enjoyment of these movies.

That being said, some new scenes added in were very good read more
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Like Mobile Siut Gundam I both are the first part of a string of films/OVAs that summarize the history of their respective series.
They are also the same author.

Opening Theme

"Metamorphoze" by Gackt

Ending Theme

"Kimi ga Matteiru Kara" by Gackt

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