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Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn

Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn

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


Type: OVA
Episodes: 7
Status: Currently 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


Score: 8.541 (scored by 9053 users)
Ranked: #822
Popularity: #1082
Members: 22,108
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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

Characters & Voice Actors

Full Frontal
Full Frontal
Ikeda, Shuuichi
Ikeda, Shuuichi
Silverstein, Keith
Silverstein, Keith
Links, Banagher
Links, Banagher
Staley, Steve
Staley, Steve
Uchiyama, Kouki
Uchiyama, Kouki
Zabi, Mineva Lao
Zabi, Mineva Lao
Fujimura, Ayumi
Fujimura, Ayumi
Sheh, Stephanie
Sheh, Stephanie
Hirohashi, Ryou
Hirohashi, Ryou
Sheh, Stephanie
Sheh, Stephanie


Yatate, Hajime
Furuhashi, Kazuhiro
Murata, Kazuya
Episode Director, Storyboard
Endou, Hirotaka
Episode Director

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Aug 6, 2010
The latest animation production in the Gundam metaseries, MS Gundam Unicorn is adapted from a light novel with the same title. Although most of the newer Gundam production is set in an alternate universe, this time Sunrise decided to return to the Universal Century timeline, set in UC 0096, 3 years after Char's Counterattack and 27 years before F91. Planned to be a 6 episodes OVA, this OVA will take approximately 3 years to finish. But for me, the wait is worth it, since based on the 1st episode, the series will be an excellent one.

Story: 8
The story takes off from after Char's Counterattack. Many read more
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Mar 14, 2010
Dubbed as "Vanilla Gundam" for its shift to elaborate upon the old gundam series, this OVA will not disappoint. Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, is a OVA series set three years after the events of Char's counter attack. That being said, Gundam Unicorn is a separate story adapted from a light novel series, though i believe is canon thus the need to at least read up on the gundam series beforehand is probably advisable. Though you could get through the series without a single clue, i feel that some of experience would be lost.

Story - 8
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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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#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)
#6: "RE:I AM" by Aimer (ep 6)
#7: "StarRingChild" by Aimer (ep 7)

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Episode 7 of Gundam Unicorn Due in Spring 2014 ( 1 2 3 )
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