Kidou Senshi Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory


Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory

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Synonyms: Gundam 0083
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダム0083 STARDUST MEMORY
English: Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: May 23, 1991 to Sep 24, 1992
Producers: Bandai Visual
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, MilitaryMilitary, SpaceSpace
Duration: 28 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.231 (scored by 2589725,897 users)
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Ranked: #30642
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Popularity: #3276
Members: 45,856
Favorites: 257

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Synopsis

It is the year 0083 of the Universal Century. The rebellious Principality of Zeon has been defeated in the One Year War by the Earth Federation. However, a faction of Zeon remnants led by Aguille Delaz fled from the final battle, hiding themselves away. After three long years, they attempt to rise up once more, sending Delaz's ace pilot, Anavel Gato, to infiltrate a Federation research base to steal one of two secretly developed prototype Gundams along with its deadly nuclear warhead.

Threatened by the rogue Gundam suit and seeking to retain peace, the Earth Federation mobilizes the newly developed Albion carrier to recover the stolen unit. Manned by the remaining test pilots, with rookie pilot Kou Uraki piloting the remaining prototype Gundam, the Albion and her crew are determined to stop Gato, retake the stolen Gundam, and prevent the Zeon remnants from starting another war.

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1: "The Winner" by Miki Matsubara (eps 2-7)
2: "Men of Destiny" by MIO (eps 8-12)
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Ending Theme

1: "Magic" by Jacob Wheeler (eps 1-7)
2: "Evergreen" by MIO (eps 8-13)




Reviews

Oct 11, 2008
This is the story that sets out to bridge the gap between the original Gundam series, and Zeta Gundam. Does it do a great job of that? Personally, yes and no. Yes, because you learn about what happened to the Federation to where it become in Zeta Gundam, and no, because you don’t really get to see what happens to the majority of the original cast from the series such as Amuro and Char, and mostly concentrates on the cast created exclusively for this saga. There are some other previous Gundam characters that will have brief cameos, but if you want to know, watch and ...
Jul 3, 2008
Mixed Feelings
Set three years after the events of the One Year War, Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory is a mixed bag. While it boasts strong visuals and action, its mediocre plot and the lackluster characters ultimately prevents 0083 from the full extent of its potential.

The premise 0083's story is very promising at first glance. The valiant and desperate attempt of the Zeon remnants to pave a road for the future of its beliefs and its people makes them commendable antagonists, and the thus viewers are able to sympathize with both sides in the struggle between Federation and Zeon. However, upon closer inspection, one finds the ...
Dec 18, 2017

The 90s were a great time in a lot of respects. The zeitgeist was different than it is now. People were more carefree and happy. It made sense for Gundam to reflect the spirit of those times. Stardust Memory is the younger, Asian brother of Top Gun, a popular Tom Cruise film which capitalized on booze, babes, planes and Val Kilmer. Stardust Memory tried emulate the best qualities of Top Gun and was relatively successful at first. But due to a change in directors, the story falls apart during the second half.

We are introduced to a young Kou Uraki and his friend, Keith Chuck. Both ...

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