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Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory

Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Kidou Senshi Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダム 0083 スターダストメモリー

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 23, 1991 to Sep 24, 1992
Duration: 30 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.521 (scored by 9590 users)
Ranked: #14382
Popularity: #1821
Members: 16,294
Favorites: 133
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Synopsis

U.C. 0083. Three years after the end of the catastrophic One Year War, peace on Earth and the colonies is shattered by the presence of the Delaz Fleet, a rogue Zeon military group loyal to the ideals of the late dictator Gihren Zabi. Delaz Fleet's ace pilot Anavel Gato, once hailed as "The Nightmare of Solomon", infiltrates the Federation's Torrington base in Australia and steals the nuclear-armed Gundam GP02A "Physalis" prototype. Rookie pilot Kou Uraki—with the aid of Anaheim Electronics engineer Nina Purpleton and the crew of the carrier Albion—pilots the Gundam GP01 "Zephyranthes" prototype in an attempt to recover the stolen Gundam unit and prevent another war from breaking out.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Gato, Anavel
Gato, Anavel
Main
Ootsuka, Akio
Japanese
Ootsuka, Akio
Uraki, Kou
Uraki, Kou
Main
Horikawa, Ryo
Japanese
Horikawa, Ryo
Purpleton, Nina
Purpleton, Nina
Main
Sakuma, Rei
Japanese
Sakuma, Rei
Karn, Haman
Karn, Haman
Supporting
Sakakibara, Yoshiko
Japanese
Sakakibara, Yoshiko

Staff

Yatate, Hajime
Yatate, Hajime
Producer
Ueda, Masuo
Ueda, Masuo
Producer
Uragami, Yasuo
Uragami, Yasuo
Sound Director
Kase, Mitsuko
Kase, Mitsuko
Episode Director

More episodes Episodes(0/13)

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Opening Theme

#1: "The Winner" by Miki Matsubara (eps 2-7)
#2: "Men of Destiny" by MIO (eps 8-12)

Ending Theme

#1: "Magic" by Jacob Wheeler (eps 1-6)
#2: "Evergreen" by MIO (eps 7-13)



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ParaParaJMo
Oct 11, 2008 3:54 PM
This is the story that sets out to bridge the gap between the original Gundam series, and Zeta Gundam. Does it do a great job of that? Personally, yes and no. Yes, because you learn about what happened to the Federation to where it become in Zeta Gundam, and no, because you don’t really get to see what happens to the majority of the original cast from the series such as Amuro and Char, and mostly concentrates on the cast created exclusively for this saga. There are some other previous Gundam characters that will have brief cameos, but if you want to know, watch and read more
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ThatAnimeSnob
Mar 1, 2013 2:34 AM
Stardust Memories (SM) is the second side story Tomino made before tarnishing the UC continuity after Char’s Counterattack with pointless sequels. Assuming you are aware of how the timeline of the show goes and have read my review of the original show, so I won’t have to repeat myself, this is how it goes. SM takes place between the first and second seasons and even attempts to bridge them together by explaining how those assholes the Titans got to power. Other than that, the whole show is a cheesefest.

A major problem with the show is that it involves a major battle that could have read more
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Chag
Jul 3, 2008 9:26 AM
Set three years after the events of the One Year War, Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory is a mixed bag. While it boasts strong visuals and action, its mediocre plot and the lackluster characters ultimately prevents 0083 from the full extent of its potential.

The premise 0083's story is very promising at first glance. The valiant and desperate attempt of the Zeon remnants to pave a road for the future of its beliefs and its people makes them commendable antagonists, and the thus viewers are able to sympathize with both sides in the struggle between Federation and Zeon. However, upon closer inspection, one finds the read more
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FireReaverX
Nov 6, 2007 10:35 AM
With its masterful balance of action-packed battles, intense drama and a touch of romance, Gundam 0083 is required viewing for any anime fan.

Story

Gundam 0083 gets started with a bang in the very first episode and the momentum carries through all the way to its dramatic end. There are plenty of twists and turns to keep you hooked and waiting for what's to come. Both drama and action are given equal screen time and presented with equal intensity.

Art

For an OVA from 1991, the animation quality in this series is simply amazing. In fact, Gundam 0083 still shines by today's standards. The design of the artwork itself read more
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