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Turn A Gundam

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
Producers: Sunrise, Fuji TV
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.761 (scored by 5435 users)
Ranked: #9072
Popularity: #1877
Members: 14,688
Favorites: 265
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