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Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn

Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn

Alternative Titles

English: Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn
Synonyms: Mobile Suit Gundam UC, Kidou Senshi Gundam Unicorn
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダムUC

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 7
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 20, 2010 to May 17, 2014
Duration: 59 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.551 (scored by 9756 users)
Ranked: #792
Popularity: #1079
Members: 25,343
Favorites: 545
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Synopsis

U.C. 0096...

The manufacturing colony Industrial 7, which is still under construction, floats at Lagrange point 1.

A youth named Banagher Links, who grew up without knowing his father, meets a mysterious girl who has stowed away on a ship bound for Industrial 7. As the white mobile suit Unicorn undergoes repeated tests and becomes the subject of diverse speculations, the hands of time begin to move.

Banagher does not yet know that he has been caught up in the conflict surrounding Laplace's Box.

What is Laplace's Box?
What secret does it contain?
The hundred-year curse of the Universal Century is about to be resolved.

(Source: Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Official Website)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn
Prequel: Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack, Akai Shouzou: Char, Soshite Frontal e
Sequel: Mobile Suit Gundam F91
Other: Mobile Suit Gundam UC: One of Seventy Two, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn: Episode EX - 100 Years of Solitude

Characters & Voice Actors

Full Frontal
Full Frontal
Main
Ikeda, Shuuichi
Japanese
Ikeda, Shuuichi
Silverstein, Keith
English
Silverstein, Keith
Links, Banagher
Links, Banagher
Main
Staley, Steve
English
Staley, Steve
Uchiyama, Kouki
Japanese
Uchiyama, Kouki
...
Zabi, Mineva Lao
Zabi, Mineva Lao
Main
Fujimura, Ayumi
Japanese
Fujimura, Ayumi
Sheh, Stephanie
English
Sheh, Stephanie
...
Haro
Haro
Supporting
Hirohashi, Ryou
Japanese
Hirohashi, Ryou
Sheh, Stephanie
English
Sheh, Stephanie

Staff

Yatate, Hajime
Producer
Furuhashi, Kazuhiro
Director
Watada, Shinya
Episode Director
Murata, Kazuya
Episode Director, Storyboard



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May 19, 2014
RX-0_Unicorn
“To my only desire, the beast of possibility, the symbol of hope…” – Banagher Links, Gundam Unicorn episode 1

Since the advent of the original Mobile Suit Gundam 0079, the Gundam franchise certainly has grown to become one of the most iconic shows in anime and has undoubtedly revolutionized the mecha genre itself. Now we take a look at the long-awaited, most recent addition to the Universal Century, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn.

For those who know the Gundam UC timeline it is obvious, however for the newcomers, it should be known that Gundam Unicorn, despite its name, is not to be taken lightly. For the uninformed about read more
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Jun 16, 2014
Brockemsockem
Hey, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn is finally a complete package and it's great, but who wants to read gushing? Not me, and I baselessly suspect I'm not the only one who combs through reviews for the most critical ones instead of the most adoring ones. With that said, this review will explore what makes Unicorn either worth mounting or nay, so saddle up!

Let's start with disclaimers: watching previous entries in the Gundam Universal Century is optional, but it is a highly advisable option if you want to get the most out of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn. You will be able to follow the story, but read more
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Recommendations

Mecha in 3D graphics, both are part of their respective universe which is kind of similar, has male lead and female lead, both Alexander and Unicorn has same colors, released in the same way each year, epic fights when it comes to mecha, and both animation are brilliant!
Both feature a protagonist with family issues using their overpowered mecha to protect an enigmatic girl who falls out of the sky, getting involved in a war they didn't want and enduring out of the power of love.

Both also explore the reality of throwing children into a battle, and are heavily based around the themes of belonging and family.

Think of Gundam Unicorn as Eureka Seven with better animation, a more directed plot and without the mind-screws.
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Ending Theme

#1: "Ryuusei no Namida (流星のナミダ)" by CHiAKi KURiYAMA (ep 1)
#2: "Everlasting" by Kylee (ep 2)
#3: "merry-go-round" by CHEMISTRY (ep 3)
#4: "B-Bird" by earthmind (ep 4)
#5: "BROKEN MIRROR" by BOOM BOOM SATELLITES (ep 5)
#6: "RE:I AM" by Aimer (ep 6)
#7: "StarRingChild" by Aimer (ep 7)
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Recent News

Episode 7 of Gundam Unicorn Due in Spring 2014 ( 1 2 3 )
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48 replies by j0x »»
11-19-13, 9:42 PM
Episode 6 of Gundam Unicorn Due on Mar 2 2013 ( 1 2 )
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29 replies by NiN10d0h »»
02-13-13, 12:13 PM

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