Ranked #637
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Shin Kidou Senki Gundam Wing
Japanese: 新機動戦記ガンダムW

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 49
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 1995 to Mar 29, 1996
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.911 (scored by 44627 users)
Ranked: #6372
Popularity: #532
Members: 71,751
Favorites: 1,756
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Synopsis

It is the year After Colony 195, and war between the Space Colonies and Earth has begun. To give the colonies an edge, they send 5 young soldiers, trained to perfection, to earth in the most powerful of Mobile Suits-Gundams. With their arrival, the tide of the war changes as they battle against the Earth forces and the Colonies of their origin.

(Source: ANN)

Background

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Characters & Voice Actors

Yuy, Heero
Yuy, Heero
Main
Midorikawa, Hikaru
Japanese
Midorikawa, Hikaru
Maxwell, Duo
Maxwell, Duo
Main
Seki, Toshihiko
Japanese
Seki, Toshihiko
Marquise, Zechs
Marquise, Zechs
Main
Koyasu, Takehito
Japanese
Koyasu, Takehito
Barton, Trowa
Barton, Trowa
Main
Nakahara, Shigeru
Japanese
Nakahara, Shigeru

Staff

Yatate, Hajime
Yatate, Hajime
Producer
Ueda, Masuo
Ueda, Masuo
Producer
Ikeda, Masashi
Ikeda, Masashi
Director, Script, Storyboard
Uragami, Yasuo
Uragami, Yasuo
Sound Director

More episodes Episodes(0/49)

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Opening Theme

#1: "JUST COMMUNICATION" by TWO-MIX (eps 1-40)
#2: "RHYTHM EMOTION" by TWO-MIX (eps 41-49)

Ending Theme

"It's Just Love!" by Lumi Ohishi



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Hiromi
Jun 30, 2007 4:07 AM
Gundam Wing enjoys a hefty helping of popularity in the eyes of western otaku alongside with its brother, Gundam SEED (whether this is a pro or not, is up to the viewer). Wing can owe its success to one of many things. It began its American broadcast just as anime was starting to peak to the next generation, a large and somewhat epic plot contrasting many simple episodic American cartoons or, Wing could simply owe its success to the bad assery of Wing Zero (say what you will - those wings trounce 90% of the Gundams made).

Story
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ParaParaJMo
Oct 12, 2008 8:14 AM
Even though the characters tend to have more one-dimensional personalities, it’s used effectively in a way where they can be distinctive and stand out, and serves as a motivation to develop the characters in their own way. All sides of the conflict have characters that have beliefs in why they do what they do, and you can sympathize with them. Certain characters will consistently change because a new revelation or turn of events will unveil that will impact them, and you can say it’s a reality of politics and war which I think is presented in a less complex manner in comparison to Tomino’s Gundams. read more
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ZephSilver
May 26, 11:25 AM
Gundam Wing can be credited with garnering new fans to anime during the 90s boom, where a great deal of titles were imported to the west. It was also responsible for popularizing the Gundam franchise to western audiences as well. With that being said a great deal of nostalgic value can be associated with the title which can often lead to many praising it without proper pretext. While Gundam Wing's production values have certainly stand the test of time the script on the other hand was not so fortunate. Overwrought with needless plot manipulation, contrived idealistic monologues and 1 dimensional archetypes, the way everything is read more
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ThatAnimeSnob
Sep 4, 2011 3:45 AM
Notice: This review covers both the series and Endless Waltz, the movie finale. I won’t bother making two different ones for the same story.

Wing is basically the most angry-filled Gundam ever made. Watching it is making you feel like you want to beat someone up for wearing a blouse you don’t like. There is so much hate and insanity in this series, you are even wondering where the hell pacifism fits in all this mess. At the same time, this is what makes Wing to be so memorable. The gap between battle-frenzy bishonens and calm pacifistic bishoujos is so big, you don’t even hear your read more
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