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Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team


Alternative Titles

English: Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team
Synonyms: Kidou Senshi Gundam: Dai 08 MS Shotai, Kidou Senshi Gundam: Dai 08 MS Shoutai
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダム 第08MS小隊

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 25, 1996 to Jul 25, 1999
Producers: Atelier Musa
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 8.141 (scored by 18,214 users)
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Ranked: #3662
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Popularity: #1426
Members: 30,523
Favorites: 532
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Episodes: /12

Synopsis

UC 0079 - After the success of Operation Odessa, more and more Earth Federation soldiers are sent to earth to free it from the hands of the Principality of Zeon. As Zeonic troops retreat to unknown parts of the world, it's up to the Earth Federation Ground Force to find them and exterminate them.

Ensign Shiro Amada is made leader of the 08th MS Team, leading a team of Ground Type Gundams into battle. His mission: to distract the enemy and find a mysterious new Zeon weapon. But can he complete it when he falls in love with a Zeon pilot, named Aina Sahalin?

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Characters & Voice Actors

Amada, Shiro
Amada, Shiro
Main
Hiyama, Nobuyuki
Japanese
Hiyama, Nobuyuki
Sahalin, Aina
Sahalin, Aina
Main
Inoue, Kikuko
Japanese
Inoue, Kikuko
Joshua, Karen
Joshua, Karen
Main
Koyama, Mami
Japanese
Koyama, Mami
Massis, Eledore
Massis, Eledore
Main
Fujiwara, Keiji
Japanese
Fujiwara, Keiji

Staff

Yatate, Hajime
Yatate, Hajime
Producer
Maseba, Yutaka
Maseba, Yutaka
Producer
Ueda, Masuo
Ueda, Masuo
Producer
Kanda, Takeyuki
Kanda, Takeyuki
Director

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"Arashi no Naka de Kagayaite" by Chihiro Yonekura

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#1: "Ten Years After" by Chihiro Yonekura (eps 1-10)
#2: "Mirai no Futari ni" by Chihiro Yonekura (ep 11)
#3: "Arashi no Naka de Kagayaite" by Chihiro Yonekura (ep 12)



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ParaParaJMo
Oct 11, 2008
A lot of Gundam fans will probably tell you this is definitely either the best Gundam series, or at least a top 5 one. Hell, maybe even one of the best animes of all time. Allow me to explain why many including myself feel this way which this review is of course for. Despite being a short oav series, it has a descent amount of character on both the Zeon and Federation’s side where they all stand out and get their chance to shine, and develop as a result of it. Every character has their own ambition and dreams out side of the war. Such read more
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jamesx33
Mar 20, 2008
This gundam series differed completely from any other gundams I've watched. This is more of a lighthearted soldier's perception on the battlefield rather than the whole political and philosophical thinking that goes on in the other series. It really has a practical and direct style unlike the other gundams and takes a more lighter tone with a commander just trying to accomplish his missions with the help of his squad on an episode to episode basis. And you know what? Thats good. This show pulls it off with the enjoyment level. Shiro and his crew make read more
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DarkerThanDante
Dec 19, 2008
Where to start. Well, maybe I am crazy, as I am the only negatize reveiw so far, but to be frank this is my least favourite Gundam to date, regardless of the fact it is an OVA. It was not horrible, indeed it was alright, but thats it - alright. Personally I expected more, especially from Gundam.

STORY
This is one aspect that as stated earlier was mediocre. It had so more potential and I beleive if it had been a series, not an OVA, it could have been developed far better. Without divulging to much, the basic premise is that it is a side story read more
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dinohunterpat
Jul 7, 2015
For a superlative series that claims to be the most realistic Gundam entry, it more than lives up to that title. This series delivers as a compelling self-contained story that offers a unique interesting take on the franchise without rehashing past elements.

The story for the most part offers an interesting of the conflict. Rather than focus on a single hero and his special superpowered giant robot, the emphasis is on average grunts fighting on front line. This emphasis offers a unique insight on the soldiers that are often overlooked as worthless cannon fodder. Plus, it makes the action scenes more impressive. Rather than rely on read more
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