Ranked #3682

Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Kidou Senshi Gundam ZZ, Mobile Gundam Double Zeta
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダムΖΖ


Type: TV
Episodes: 47
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 8, 1986 to Jan 31, 1987
Premiered: Spring 1986
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Sunrise
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company


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Ranked: #36822
Popularity: #2052
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The year is Universal Century 0088. Directly after the end of the Gryps War, Haman Karn and her army of Zeon remnants on the asteroid Axis begin their quest of reviving the lost empire of the Zabi's, and proclaim themselves as the Neo-Zeon. With the Earth Federation as hapless as ever, only the Anti-Earth Union Group (AEUG) is able oppose the plans of Neo-Zeon. In need of all the help it can get after being decimated in the previous war and losing many of its key members, the AEUG ship Argama enlists the aid of a young junk collector from the Side 1 colony of Shangri-La named Judau Ashta to pilot its newest mobile suit, the Double Zeta Gundam.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Karn, Haman
Karn, Haman
Sakakibara, Yoshiko
Sakakibara, Yoshiko
Ashta, Judau
Ashta, Judau
Yao, Kazuki
Yao, Kazuki
Louka, Roux
Louka, Roux
Matsui, Naoko
Matsui, Naoko
Vianno, Elle
Vianno, Elle
Hara, Eriko
Hara, Eriko


Yatate, Hajime
Yatate, Hajime
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Director, Original Creator
Fujino, Sadayoshi
Fujino, Sadayoshi
Sound Director
Takamatsu, Shinji
Takamatsu, Shinji
Episode Director, Storyboard

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Opening Theme

#1: "Anime Ja Nai: Yume wo Wasureta Furui Chikyuujin yo (アニメじゃない-夢を忘れた古い地球人よ-)" by Masato Arai (eps 1-25)
#2: "Silent Voice (サイレント・ヴォイス)" by Jun Hiroe (eps 26-47)

Ending Theme

#1: "Jidai ga Naiteiru (時代が泣いている)" by Masato Arai (eps 1-25)
#2: "Issenmannen Ginga (一千万年銀河)" by Jun Hiroe (eps 26-47)

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Nov 17, 2015
A controversial one...

The black sheep of Gundams UC timeline starts off horrible with its comedic
approach, but almost reaches Zetas quality of dramatic storytelling in
its last third. Especially the secand half makes it a must watch for any
Gundam Fan, as important political UC relevant events take place. If you want to have a complete understanding of the UC timeline ZZ is quite important to watch (Haman Karn is one of the most intimidating villains in the franchise). The cast of likable characters makes it also very enjoyable.

Story 7/10
Characters 8/10
Art Animation 7/10
Music 7.9/10

Final Verdict 7.5/10
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Sep 27, 2015
"It's finally time", I thought to myself as I leaned back and cracked my soft computer fingers. I dipped my feet into UC Gundam and tried some AU, and in the spirit of what started as familiarizing myself with some of Super Robot Wars's most prominently featured series I decided to partake in the inevitability that is watching the notorious Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ. To know anything about ZZ Gundam at all is to know the reasons why it's so hated. Are they true? If you came here for my response, then the answer is yes and you can probably imagine most of the review read more
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Jan 15, 2015
Here is the short part:

To me there will be 3 types of people who will watch ZZ.

1.Those who enjoyed the angst of Zeta
2. Those who didn't (Me)
3.Those who have never watched a UC Gundam series before

To the 1's I say: This may not be the series for you as it is very lighthearted and sometimes campy from the beginning and doesn't really lose touch of these roots as it grows from it.

Tot he 2's: I sympathize with you, and say that you will most likely enjoy the fresh characters and their passion in what they do.

To the 3's I say: Why are you starting read more
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Jul 11, 2015
Mobile Suit ZZ Gundam has a bad history when it comes to Gundam fans but its not a bad show even though its not as dark and serious as Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam. The show eventually does get serious and becomes good just not as amazing as Zeta Gundam.

Story: the plot takes place after the final battle of Zeta gundam and the crew of the Argama are still exhausted lost many good pilots.They take refuge on a colony called Shangri-La. There they met Judau and his crew who are junk dealers trying to make a living for themselves. Judau and his friends eventually become read more
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