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Turn A Gundam


Alternative Titles

English: ∀ Gundam
Synonyms: Mobile Suit Gundam Turn A
Japanese: ∀ガンダム

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 50
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 1999 to Apr 14, 2000
Premiered: Spring 1999
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Sotsu, Fuji TV
Source: Unknown
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.771 (scored by 6,499 users)
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Ranked: #9032
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Popularity: #2021
Members: 18,280
Favorites: 356
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Episodes: /50

Synopsis

This story is set thousands of years in the future. The people of Earth have forgotten the space wars of the past, reverting back to a pre-industrial existence. But the lunar settlers known as the Moonrace, who have retained their high technology, now plan to seize their mother planet for themselves. As the war of the worlds begins, a young Moonrace citizen named Loran Cehack, pilot of the legendary Turn A Gundam, struggles to bridge the gap between humanity's long-separated branches.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Cehack, Loran
Cehack, Loran
Main
Park, Romi
Japanese
Park, Romi
Soreil, Dianna
Soreil, Dianna
Main
Takahashi, Rieko
Japanese
Takahashi, Rieko
Heim, Sochie
Heim, Sochie
Main
Murata, Akino
Japanese
Murata, Akino
Heim, Kihel
Heim, Kihel
Main
Takahashi, Rieko
Japanese
Takahashi, Rieko

Staff

Yatate, Hajime
Yatate, Hajime
Producer
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Director, Original Creator
Tsuruoka, Yota
Tsuruoka, Yota
Sound Director
Iwasaki, Yoshiaki
Iwasaki, Yoshiaki
Episode Director


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Turn A Turn (ターン A ターン)" by Hideki Saijou (eps 2-38)
#2: "Century Color" by RAY-GUNS (eps 39-50)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "AURA" by Shinji Tanimura (eps 1-40)
#2: "Tsuki no Mayu (月の繭, Moon's Cocoon)" by Aki Okui (eps 41-49)
#3: "Kagiri naki Tabiji (限りなき旅路, The Endless Journey)" by Aki Okui (ep 50)



More reviewsReviews

Bernard_Monsha
Jan 17, 2008
Turn A Gundam marks a turning point in the career of Yoshiyuki Tomino. Caught in a severe depression during and after the production of Victory Gundam he turned out two lackluster projects (Brainpowered and Garzey's Wing). As he came out of his depression he began developing an idea for a new Gundam series to include all the alternate continuities into one the Correct Century. He succeeds with Turn A Gundam.

Breaking away from his Kill 'Em All melodramas that marked his earlier successes, he came up with a much lighter outlook which has shown in the works after. While read more
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HATUL
May 16, 2014
This is not your average Gundam series.
If you're not familiar with Gundam and the UC universe in particular, then this is not a good place to start.
It does have a stand alone story, but it's certainly not intended for people who have little to no prior knowledge about the franchise.

This is a spoiler free review.

*Story*

This one takes place thousands of years in the future in which the only space colony left is on the moon and obviously its population has advanced technology (including mechs of course), meanwhile, the people on earth are still living in a 1930s way of life. Everything is fine and dandy, read more
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ralfi
Apr 22, 2011
with pictures and sounds creating an imaginary world, rich and beautiful, full with doubts and questions live is providing. unfolding an epic story just with giving the actions of the displayed characters in a fully participating enviroment.
thats the way of Turn A Gundam.

i enjoyed it very much, got deeply sought in.
even more than by the literary quality of storytelling and the excellent work of all the participating visual and performing artists i was deeply impressed by the great respect toward nature and humanity as a part of it. the smallest thing was allowed to create its own beauty, the least important character was granted its read more
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Stormy_77
Jun 27, 2009
Story and Characters

Initially, Turn A Gundam started as a total departure from the normal Universal Century Gundam formula. Set hundreds of years from the traditional gundam storyline, the earth has just began to recover from the depredations of the gundam wars, and the old earth citizens who escaped from the moon are planning a return to earth.

Our protagonist Loran, is one of three "advance scouts" sent to earth by the Moon's queen, Dianna, to figure out if the planet is (1) habitable (2) worth returning to. This is his story. On the way he learns about earth, the moonrace decides to return and he inevitably read more
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