Kidou Senshi Gundam: Gyakushuu no Char

Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack

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Synonyms: Kidou Senshi Gundam: Gyakushuu no Char
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダム 逆襲のシャア
English: Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
German: Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counter Attack
Spanish: Mobile Suit Gundam: Char´s Counter Attack
French: Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counter Attack
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 12, 1988
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Novel
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, MilitaryMilitary, SpaceSpace
Duration: 1 hr. 59 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.701 (scored by 3035430,354 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #13012
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3096
Members: 51,085
Favorites: 490

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The year is Universal Century 0093. Char Aznable has taken command of Neo Zeon, the rebels of outer space. He firmly believes that humankind can only achieve peace by relocating to space. Thus, he plans to crash the giant asteroid Axis into Earth and plunge the planet into an uninhabitable winter. Char also eagerly anticipates this opportunity to settle a 14-year rivalry with Amuro Ray. The two have been reluctant allies at times, but Char has never forgiven Amuro for causing the death of one of his comrades during the One Year War.

Only the Earth Federation's Londo Bell Unit has the power to stop Char from fulfilling his dangerous goal. Leading the defense of Earth is veteran captain Bright Noa and Amuro Ray with the latest Nu Gundam mobile suit. In this thrilling conclusion to the original Gundam series, Londo Bell engages in a final conflict with Neo Zeon that will decide the fate of Earth and end this long-standing rivalry—once and for all.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Aznable, Char

Ikeda, Shuuichi

Ray, Amuro

Furuya, Toru

Noa, Bright

Suzuoki, Hirotaka



Noa, Hathaway

Sasaki, Nozomu

Sune, Lalah

Han, Keiko

Yashima, Mirai

Shiraishi, Fuyumi

Paraya, Quess

Kawamura, Maria

Agi, Chan

Yayoi, Mitsuki

Medoz, Astonaige

Hiromori, Shingo


Oohata, Kouichi
Assistant Producer, Mechanical Design
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Director, Script, Storyboard, Original Creator


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Ending Theme

"Beyond The Time ~ Möbius No Sora o Koete (Beyond Möbius' Space)" by TM Network


Oct 12, 2008
Well, I personally felt that this movie was conclusive, but felt more like a conclusion or some extension to the original series, and not really that well connected to Zeta and Double Zeta. Then again, this was the intention but I felt this movie could have used some of the main characters from that series or give us an update on Camille, Fa, and Judau, though there are other materials out there exclusive to Japan on what happened to them. Since the movie really has no direct connection to Zeta or Double Zeta, I don’t feel it’s really required that you watch those series, but ...
Feb 18, 2014
Mixed Feelings
The movie is mediocre.

On the side of the plot, there is no previous set up for the events, leaving the background like a big black hole gap behind. Plus, the antagonist's motivations are so stupid that is a pitiful to see: 'we must save thi planet of the human vermins and pollution so let's dump a massive amount of spacial trash and nukes to make then leave'. True is that even in aeug times the objetive was pull out humans... right into space, but it was a ecologist organization too, protecting earth by destroying it is well... bullshit.

The characterization is a real piece of fiasco. ...
Nov 16, 2016
Char's Counterattack should not exist.

This movie was a slap in the face to those who enjoyed Zeta Gundam and Char Aznable. I'm shocked to see many users here giving this movie such a high score when it really doesn't deserve it. Spoilers ahead, You've been warned.

Let's start off with the plot, with no reason given nor hints during the entirety of Zeta Gundam and it's sequel ZZ (which Char never appeared in), we see that Char Aznable, the man who gave that great speech to ward off the titans from Earth, is now the leader of Neo-Zeon. Char's goal is to wipe all life ...

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