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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Information

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

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Score: 7.331 (scored by 2212122,121 users)
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Ranked: #25322
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Popularity: #3731
Members: 36,159
Favorites: 48

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Synopsis

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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Characters & Voice Actors

Ray, Amuro

Main
Furuya, Toru
Japanese

Aznable, Char

Supporting
Ikeda, Shuuichi
Japanese

Noa, Bright

Supporting
Suzuoki, Hirotaka
Japanese

Haro

Supporting
Takagi, Sanae
Japanese

Mass, Sayla

Supporting
Inoue, You
Japanese

Ral, Ramba

Supporting
Hirose, Masashi
Japanese

Zabi, Mineva Lao

Supporting

Shiden, Kai

Supporting
Furukawa, Toshio
Japanese

Hamon, Crowley

Supporting
Nakatani, Yumi
Japanese

Bow, Fraw

Supporting
Ukai, Rumiko
Japanese

Staff

Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Director, Script, Storyboard, Theme Song Lyrics, Original Creator
Fujiwara, Ryouji
Director


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Ending Theme

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




Reviews

Feb 24, 2024
I originally started watching the very first series from 1979 back when I was in High School and was quite an enjoyment. You can clearly see in a way how life was like back in the 70s and Mobile Suit Gundam portrays the people’s perspective and outlook of the future with its flying cars, giant robots and Space Battle Ships.
This trilogy does a great job in condensing the story line with a very decent pace. This second movie does an even better job in following this military drama.
Though it was intended for children the plot touches on deep subjects such as the death ...
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 ...
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.

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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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