Kidou Senshi Gundam II: Ai Senshi-hen

Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow

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Synonyms: Mobile Suit Gundam Movie 2
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダムⅡ 哀・戦士編
English: Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow
Spanish: Mobile Suit Gundam Película II: Soldados del Dolor
French: Mobile Suit Gundam Film II
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 11, 1981
Producers: Sotsu
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, MilitaryMilitary, SpaceSpace
Duration: 2 hr. 15 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.331 (scored by 2088920,889 users)
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Ranked: #24892
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Popularity: #3682
Members: 34,367
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As the War continues, Amuro and the White Base crew must make their way toward the Earth Federation Headquarters, Jaburo. On their way they meet several new enemies and face off against impossible odds. They fight in Operation Odessa to relieve the Earth from the clutches of the Zeon forces.

Lives are lost, new friendships are made, and discoveries at every corner. Amuro soon learns that he possesses the powers of the mysterious Newtypes.

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Ending Theme

"Ai Senshi (Soldiers of Sorrow)" by Daisuke Inoue


Jan 20, 2023
Tonally, it feels inconsistent with the ending of Gundam I, featuring more comedic moments from dedicated slapstick characters (the three children), and being all together less bleak due to the dramatic change in Amuro's character, who had ended the first film being infected with terrible PTSD, and an inability to define himself outside of his ability to pilot the Gundam. There's a lack of focus which further complicates things, where the first film was heavily focused on detailing Amuro's descent from just an innocent child into a victim of PTSD, Gundam II lacks any specific theme or character to specifically explore in depth.

Not to say ...
Nov 4, 2022
The second film in the adaption of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series, which covers the events of Amuro's Desertion to the Defence of Jaburo.

Animation quality remains mostly the same, I would say it is marginally better than the first film however. the second film introduces multiple new mobile suits such as the Z'gok and Gouf, and far more varied battlefields for them to fight within.

I award the second film one extra point over the first more for the content of the story, which further explores both sides of the conflict and the awfulness of the whole situation. Zeon is depicted as surprisingly sympathetic for ...
Aug 8, 2021
Mixed Feelings
I've talked about the Gundam franchise quite a few times. Including the first Mobile Suit Gundam film. To kick off this year's film festival week, I'm going to be talking about the second film in that trilogy, Soldiers of Sorrow. To start with a quick recap, the Federation and space Nazis IE Zeon are at war. Our protagonists are a Federation force largely made up of teenagers, because so many adults have died. They're piloting the White Base on a mission.


So, our protagonists continue to make their way to Jaburo while getting into constant battles with Zeon and receiving limited support from the Federation ...

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