Edit Anime Information
What would you like to edit?
 

Mobile Suit Gundam


Alternative Titles

English: Mobile Suit Gundam
Synonyms: First Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam: 0079, MSG, Kidou Senshi Gundam
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダム

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 43
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 7, 1979 to Jan 26, 1980
Premiered: Spring 1979
Broadcast: Saturdays at 17:30 (JST)
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.851 (scored by 32,822 users)
1 indicates a weighted score. Please note that 'Not yet aired' titles are excluded.
Ranked: #8132
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1298
Members: 76,704
Favorites: 1,516

Featured Articles

Why Anime Fans Should Rejoice About Dragon Ball FighterZ

Why Anime Fans Should Rejoice About Dragon Ball FighterZ

On June 11th, DRAGON BALL FighterZ was announced as the the latest DBZ fighting game for home consoles and PC. Unlike previous entries, this is being developed by Arc System Works and is bringing the series back to 2-D while greatly enhancing its artistic flare.

by CriticalAndroid

10,707 views

Blast From The Past: New Megazone 23 Anime To Be Crowdfunded Soon

Blast From The Past: New Megazone 23 Anime To Be Crowdfunded Soon

Mecha anime shows are awesome but it's a shame that so few are released nowadays. Fortunately, AIC is bringing back one of their classics for older and newer fans. Is a reboot of Megazone 23 exciting enough to secure a successful crowdfunding campaign?

by MisterD98

9,121 views

A $3000 Mobile Suit Bicycle is Being Made

A $3000 Mobile Suit Bicycle is Being Made

The latest addition to the line of Gundam related products is a bicycle modeled after Char Aznable.

by CriticalAndroid

4,375 views

Just Kidding Guys, Gundam Versus is Coming to North America & Europe

Just Kidding Guys, Gundam Versus is Coming to North America & Europe

Despite previously being announced only for Japan, Bandai Namco will now be releasing Gundam Versus to North America and Europe.

by CriticalAndroid

4,615 views

New Gundam Game Comes To PS4 And You Can’t Play It

New Gundam Game Comes To PS4 And You Can’t Play It

On July 6th, Namco Bandai will be releasing Gundam Versus for the PS4. Right now it is slated only for release in Japan and other Asian markets.

by CriticalAndroid

4,880 views

Top 16 Best Space Anime of All Time [Updated]

Top 16 Best Space Anime of All Time [Updated]

We all enjoy looking up at the night sky, and watching the stars. And quite often we wonder what exactly is going on...out there in deep space. Fortunately, there's a ton of excellent space anime which will clue us in and make our imaginations run wild!

by MisterD98

140,771 views

Top 15 Most Iconic Anime Masks

Top 15 Most Iconic Anime Masks

Masks are worn for a variety of reasons-protection purposes, fashion, to hide one's identity, and so on. This goes for anime characters as well. The mysterious allure of their secret identity is something of true beauty. Let's check out some of the most iconic anime masks in existence!

by Ai_Sakura

314,858 views

Top 15 Anime Crossovers: The More the Merrier

Top 15 Anime Crossovers: The More the Merrier

The ultimate fantasy for any anime fan is the anime crossover. How cool would it be if one of your favorite anime characters teamed up with another one of your favorite characters to make animated magic? Very, indeed. Let's explore some of the most creative anime crossovers of all time.

by NicWat10

116,110 views

Is Anime Getting Dumber? Anime Then vs Now

Is Anime Getting Dumber? Anime Then vs Now

Does it ever feel to you like anime is getting dumber? We take a look at some numbers and draw some conclusions to settle the issue once and for all.

by Littoface

26,592 views

15 Characters Fueled by Vengeance

15 Characters Fueled by Vengeance

They say that revenge is sweet and that it is also a dish best served cold. This also happens to perfectly describe ice cream. Come take a look at characters who are sustained by their vengeance and not just ice cream.

by NicWat10

31,274 views

Spoiler
Collection
First Anime Series of Every Genre (Well, 10 of Them Anyway)

First Anime Series of Every Genre (Well, 10 of Them Anyway)

Do you know what was the first Racing anime series? Or the first Ninja anime series? What about the first Real Robot series to be aired? In this article, we’ll be looking at 10 of the first anime series of the different genres we have in anime today.
One Bad Day: 15 Mental Breakdowns in Anime

One Bad Day: 15 Mental Breakdowns in Anime

The human mind can only take so much before it just snaps like a twig. When that happens people can have different reactions, from breaking down and crying to going on a killing spree. One bad day can be the tipping point that forever changes a person for better or for worse.

by NicWat10

48,652 views

Spoiler
Collection
The Top 10 Worst Video Games Based On Anime

The Top 10 Worst Video Games Based On Anime

While there have been some wonderful video games based on anime, not all of them have been so well received by critics or fans. Video games in general seem to have issues when based on a licensed product and the following ten are no exception.
The Multiverse of Gundam

The Multiverse of Gundam

We’re closing in on the 40th anniversary of the Gundam franchise from when it debuted back in 1979 and fans around the world are going through a renaissance of material as Sunrise is collaborating with distributors to bring their crown jewels out for release.

by MAL_editing_team

20,727 views

Advertorial
Review
The Top 10 Best Video Games Based On Anime

The Top 10 Best Video Games Based On Anime

There have been a lot of video games based on anime, but in a vast sea of titles, which ones rise to the top?
Top 15 Retro Games Based On Anime Which Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

Top 15 Retro Games Based On Anime Which Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

Do you have an older game console sitting in the cupboard, basement or attic? Perhaps it's time to dust it off, plug it in and start enjoying it once again. We're about to discover some fascinating retro games based on anime franchises we've grown to love over the years.
Nostalgia Bomb: 20 of the Best Anime from the 90s

Nostalgia Bomb: 20 of the Best Anime from the 90s

A look at twenty titles from the 90s that helped define the decade for anime.
Top 15 Best Anime Spaceships

Top 15 Best Anime Spaceships

Park the Enterprise and power down the X-Wing because our anime spaceships are coming in for a landing. These ships may not be blowing up Death Stars or battling the Borg Cube but they are each taking mankind (and sometimes also aliens) where they have never gone before.

by NicWat10

62,398 views

Top 15 Best Anime Rivalries

Top 15 Best Anime Rivalries

There's nothing wrong with some friendly competition, but seeing our favorite anime characters embroiled in some decidedly unfriendly competition can be fun too!. Anime is chock-full of rivals who want nothing more than to outdo one another, and prove who is stronger, faster, or just plain better!

by NicWat10

50,426 views

Anime vs Cartoons: A Comparative Analysis

Anime vs Cartoons: A Comparative Analysis

Whether you prefer one or the other, there's notable differences between what's popular in American animation versus Japanese animation. What caused the art of animation to evolve so differently in these two countries, and how have the different approaches been coming together in recent years?
Anime We Can't Wait to Watch in Virtual Reality

Anime We Can't Wait to Watch in Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is coming. We live in a world where you will soon be able to explore the setting of your favorite anime in full VR. Welcome to the future.

by Littoface

11,121 views

Top 20 Must Watch Anime Classics of All Time

Top 20 Must Watch Anime Classics of All Time

Check out these 20 must watch anime classics! All of them are popular anime that are considered genuine masterpieces and have set important milestones in the history of anime. Some have unique visuals, some have complex characters, and some have both. Let's take a whimsical stroll down memory lane!
The 10 Strongest Gundams: Saviors of Space

The 10 Strongest Gundams: Saviors of Space

No Gundam series would ever be complete without the titular Gundam mobile suits, built as ultimate weapons. Gundams are easily capable of beating any other mobile suit in combat. Some are strong enough to defeat an entire squad of enemies... Others can wipe out a space colony.
The Timelines of Gundam: Ultimate Beginner's Guide

The Timelines of Gundam: Ultimate Beginner's Guide

Gundam is one of the largest anime franchises today, made up of more than a dozen TV shows, as well as movies, OVAs, and more. With so many stories split up into multiple timelines, it can be tough to know where to start. But don't worry. This comprehensive Gundam guide will help light your way.
All About Mecha Musume

All About Mecha Musume

Within all the genres and subgenres of anime exists a realm where mechanization and moe come together; mecha musume. What's the history of this strangely cute genre, and who are the key players?
Top 15 Epic Anime Families: Family will Always Have Your Back

Top 15 Epic Anime Families: Family will Always Have Your Back

Now is the time of year when family members from both near and far gather to reconnect. This goes for anime family members as well. Check out this list of 15 of the most memorable anime families out there, who have gathered just in time for the holidays! Just remember, every anime is different...
Top 10 Cute Anime Animals and Mascots

Top 10 Cute Anime Animals and Mascots

Almost everyone knows who Pikachu is, but there are many other cute animal mascots which have left an impression on the anime community. Here are ten you may have seen or heard about!
8 Anime Technology Seen in Real Life

8 Anime Technology Seen in Real Life

Anime tends to contain a lot of amazing technology we could only dream of having, but there's actually quite a lot of this impressive technology in development in our real world! Lets discover the amazing technology and the anime series with similar technology!
Naruto SD And More Anime Spin-Offs!

Naruto SD And More Anime Spin-Offs!

According to TV Tropes, "spin-offs are when part of a successful show, usually characters, but sometimes a general concept, are taken and given a second show of their own." Fans enjoy revisiting beloved universes, so there have been many anime spin-offs over the years. Read on to learn more!