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Mobile Suit Victory Gundam


Alternative Titles

English: Mobile Suit V Gundam
Synonyms: Kidou Senshi Victory Gundam
Japanese: 機動戦士Vガンダム

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 1993 to Mar 25, 1994
Premiered: Spring 1993
Broadcast: Fridays at 17:00 (JST)
Producers: TV Asahi, Sotsu, Apollon
Studios: Sunrise, Studio Deen
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.821 (scored by 6,560 users)
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Ranked: #44992
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Popularity: #3325
Members: 17,820
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Synopsis

In the year 153 of the Universal Century, the tyrannical Zanscare Empire has taken hostile control over Side 2, a space colony outside of Earth's orbit. Following in the footsteps of the long expired Principality of Zeon and the more recent Crossbone Vanguard, Zanscare rules over its subjects with cruelty, routinely using a large guillotine for public executions.

Living in Central Europe, space immigrant Üso Ewin joins the League Militaire, a militia made up of civilians frustrated with the Earth Federation's inability to combat the Zanscare Empire. Üso's latent abilities as a psychic Newtype awaken and allow him to pilot the Victory Gundam, the only mobile suit capable of holding off the elite BESPA forces of the Zanscare Empire.

Hoping to protect his best friend Shakti Kareen and locate his parents within the ranks of the Federation, Üso fights on with the Victory, striving to bring an end to the empire's reign.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Yatate, Hajime
Producer, Original Creator
Ueda, Masuo
Producer
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Director, Original Creator
Sekita, Osamu
Director


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Stand Up To The Victory" by Tomohisa Kawasoe (eps 1-31)
#2: "Don't Stop Carry On" by RD (eps 32-51)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Winners Forever" by INFIX (eps 1-31)
#2: "Moichido Tenderness" by KIX S (eps 32-51)



More reviewsReviews

Aug 19, 2008
ninjasan8 (All reviews)
Story: Without a doubt, V Gundam is the saddest Gundam story to date. And before anything else is said, I think it's worth a mention to say that a lot of people die, and most of the time for no good reason at all. That aside, I have to say I really loved the storyline. However, some of the story arcs in the middle could have been left out, and the story would still be intact; a lot of the time during said arcs I found myself wondering why the characters were doing what they were doing. There's not a lot of narrative glue to read more
Jul 12, 2018
TakamakiJoker (All reviews)
At one point Mobile Suit Victory Gundam was my most hated Gundam Show of all time. I hated the narrative and plot of Victory Gundam. I hated the characters, aboustly despite the pacing, hated the lack of actual substance of the show where characters would die randomly for no reason in the show and I hated the visuals for Victory Gundam as it’s very poorly animated and lack any detail. Even if Victory Gundam had a great soundtrack I still despise it for being a poorly animated and written shit show where I thought Gundam Seed Destiny, ZZ Gundam, and Gundam Build Fighters Try were read more
Apr 17, 2010
MS06FZ (All reviews)
Renowned as being the most depressing Gundam show, Victory is an odd sort of a series. At times it evokes the bleakness of Tomino's older works such as The Ideon and Zeta Gundam, while at others it's a humorous space adventure with wacky kids in the vein of Xabungle.

The art is similarly variable, with some episodes looking wonderful and others distinctly less so.

The music is consistently good, however, with a full set of quality OPs and EDs, plus a brilliant, poignant insert song or two.

Essentially, Victory picks up the UC storyline long after even F91 and Unicorn are done and dusted, with the Earth Federation read more
Sep 5, 2014
JizzyHitler (All reviews)
Victory gundam is a series that catches quite the bad rep with it often being regarded as one of the worst entries in the franchise, when I was going into the series I was embracing for the worst , but what I ended up seeing wasn’t the travesty some see it as but rather a solid series that was able to convey some truly beautiful moments and messages that can even act as a entry level gundam as its pretty much stand alone from other gundam despite being a universal century entry. Now don’t get me wrong, victory gundam has flaws that has garnered it read more

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