Kidou Senshi Gundam SEED

Mobile Suit Gundam SEED

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Synonyms: Kidou Senshi Gundam SEED
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダムSEED
English: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
German: Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
Spanish: Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
French: Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
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Type: TV
Episodes: 50
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2002 to Sep 27, 2003
Premiered: Fall 2002
Broadcast: Saturdays at 18:00 (JST)
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Award WinningAward Winning, DramaDrama, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, MilitaryMilitary, SpaceSpace
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.751 (scored by 9133391,333 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #10222
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #1307
Members: 161,305
Favorites: 3,396

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In the year Cosmic Era 0071, the space colony Heliopolis remains neutral in the great war raging across the galaxy between Coordinators, human beings whose biological traits have been altered before birth, and Naturals, unaltered people who remain on the planet Earth. The Naturals' deep hatred of the Coordinators drove the advanced beings into space, seeking shelter in man-made colonies.

Kira Yamato is a Coordinator and university student on Heliopolis, when his life is thrown into disarray as ZAFT, the military organization composed of rebellious Coordinators, attacks the colony in an effort to steal a set of five state-of-the-art military mobile suits known as Gundams.

While ZAFT manages to make off with four of the mobile suits, Kira take control of the final Gundam, the Strike. Surviving the battle, Kira and his college friends join the crew of the Archangel, a ship run by the Earth Alliance, and the young soldiers experience the horrors of war and the loss that comes with it.

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The HD Remaster of Gundam SEED omits episodes 14 and 26 of the original, therefore having a total of 48 episodes.

Mobile Suit Gundam SEED won the Animation of the Year in the 3rd Tokyo International Anime Fair.
It was the eighth TV Feature Award winner at the Animation Kobe Awards in 2003. It was the third winner at the Japanese Otaku Awards in 2003.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yatate, Hajime
Fukuda, Mitsuo
Director, Storyboard
Sekita, Osamu
Urakami, Yasuo
Sound Director


Opening Theme

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1: "INVOKE" by T.M. Revolution (eps 1-13)
2: "moment" by Vivian or Kazuma (eps 14-26)
3: "Believe" by Nami Tamaki (eps 27-40)
4: "Realize" by Nami Tamaki (eps 41-50)

Ending Theme

1: "Anna ni Issho Datta no ni (あんなに一緒だったのに; Even Though We Were Together So Much)" by See-Saw (eps 1-26)
2: "River" by Tatuya Ishii (eps 27-39)
3: "Find The Way" by Mika Nakashima (eps 40-50)
R1: "Anna ni Issho Datta no ni: ReTracks (あんなに一緒だったのに 〜ReTracks)" by See-Saw (eps 1-28)
R2: "Distance" by FictionJunction (eps 29-39, 41-45, 47-49)
R3: "Find The Way" by Mika Nakashima (eps 46, 50)
R4: "Akatsuki no Kuruma: ReTracks (暁の車 〜ReTracks)" by FictionJunction YUUKA (ep 40)

Jun 6, 2008
Gundam SEED started off as just another Gundam series for me. I watched it because it was airing and convenient... I didn't expect it to become my favorite Gundam series of all time.

STORY - At this point, you'd have to stretch pretty far to find a Gundam series with a mindblowingly different premise, so there's no point in really focusing on the fact that yes, this is another series about teenagers in giant robots fighting a war that's pretty pointless. There is nothing new about Gundam SEED, but then, it deserves points for being able to stand out despite that very fact. For me, one ...
Jul 20, 2010
Gundam Seed was my first taste into the Gudam universe. At first I was really hesitant to start watching this series because I thought the show was for children because of the mecha. However once I started watching the series, I couldn't stop without finishing it.

Story: 9/10
The whole series is basically about an ongoing war between the Natural human race and the genetically superior Coordinators. This may seem like a straightforward plotline, however several things push the plot so it is not as simple as it seems. Throughout the series you are left wondering which side is truly the right side to be on. Throughout ...
Jun 18, 2008
I’m not really into mecha anime, so when I decided to watch Gundam SEED (GS) I was a bit reluctant. I was primarily expecting lots of action and very little on story and characters. However, considering the positive reviews I decided to give it a chance. Anyway, before I start I would like to say that I watched several universal century Gundams (0079, Zeta, and Char’s Counterattack) and even did reviews for them. So I may make several references and comparisons.

GS was considered to be an updated version of the original Mobile Suit Gundam (MSG) ...

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