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Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ

Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ

Alternative Titles

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


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


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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)

Related Anime

Adaptation: Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
Prequel: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
Sequel: Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
Side story: Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ: Gundam Frag.
Summary: Akai Shouzou: Char, Soshite Frontal e

Characters & Voice Actors

Ashta, Judau
Ashta, Judau
Yao, Kazuki
Yao, Kazuki
Pleavin, Darren
Pleavin, Darren
Ashta, Leina
Ashta, Leina
Okamoto, Maya
Okamoto, Maya
Kwan, Andrea
Kwan, Andrea
Louka, Roux
Louka, Roux
Matsui, Naoko
Matsui, Naoko
Toto, Glemy
Toto, Glemy
Kashiwakura, Tsutomu
Kashiwakura, Tsutomu


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

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Oct 12, 2008
This is a direct sequel to Zeta, but not only as that, I think of them as one big series itself despite the opposite nature of the first half ZZ that no reviewer should over look when reviewing this anime. Apparently some of the audience, executives of Sunrise and Bandai, and Tomino’s wife thought that Zeta was way too dark and gritty which is something many fans thought was what made that series distinguishing. Plus Tomino even felt bad about the nature of Zeta and thinks anime should make people happy. Then again, he was going through a depression. While with the first half of read more
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Sep 1, 2008
Mobile Suit Gundam Double Zeta.

It gets a lot of bad press. "Worst Gundam Ever" is a common phrase when ZZ comes up in conversation. However. I'm going to go and stand out on a lonely, creaking limb and say I liked it. Say I liked it better than Zeta. Now let me tell you why...

The Characters:
The main difference between Zeta and ZZ is that a majority of the main characters are teenagers. Judau Ashta - the protaganist and pilot of Gundam Double Zeta - isn't interested in piloting or fighting at all in the beginning. When the badly damaged Argama lands at read more
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Classic Science-Fiction series that have a comical tone. A few characters have resemblances between each other in both series.
Both Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ and Macross 7 have odd reputations, since they're both the goofier installments in their said franchises. If you're someone who was able to tolerate and enjoy one of these shows, then check out the other if you're into that series as well, who knows maybe you'll end up liking the show a lot! When it comes to these two, "watch it for yourself" is your best option.

Opening Theme

#01: "Anime Ja Nai" by Masato Arai (eps 1-25)
#02: "Silent Voice" by Jun Hiroe (eps 26-47)

Ending Theme

#02: "Issenman-Nen Ginga" by Jun Hiroe (eps 26-47)
#01: "Jidai Ga Naiteiru" by Masato Arai (eps 1-25)

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