Shin Kidou Senki Gundam Wing: Episode Zero
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Episode Zero
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Shin Kidou Senki Gundam Wing: Episode Zero

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Synonyms: New Mobile Report Gundam Wing: Episode Zero
Japanese: 新機動戦記ガンダムW EPISODE ZERO
English: Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Episode Zero
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Type: Manga
Volumes: 1
Chapters: 8
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 26, 1997
Genres: Action Action, Adventure Adventure, Drama Drama, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: Mecha Mecha
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: None
Authors: Sumisawa, Katsuyuki (Story), Kanbe, Akira (Art)

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Score: 7.481 (scored by 962962 users)
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Ranked: #27062
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Popularity: #7935
Members: 1,763
Favorites: 21

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A series of short manga stories, revealing important background details about the five young Gundam pilots and Relena Peacecraft. Episode Zero explains such details from the series as the origin of Duo Maxwell's nickname "Shinigami" (Grim Reaper/God of Death), Quatre Raberba Winner's link with the Maganac mercenaries, and other elements that would go on to play major roles in the Gundam Wing anime and its sequel, Endless Waltz.

Before the outbreak of the colony war, forces were at work shaping the future and preparing its players for the final game. As children, each of the Gundam pilots endured hardships that would have broken the will of any normal person. Gundam pilots Duo Maxwell, Heero Yuy, Trowa Barton, Quatre Rabbera Winner and Chang Wufei have endured more pain and difficulties than most people experience in a lifetime. But not even their comrades in arms could have known about the even more tumultuous childhoods as war orphans and other hardships.

(Source: ANN)

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Dec 22, 2008
kiriska (All reviews)
Did you know that Quatre used to be a conceited little bastard?

STORY - Episode Zero explores the childhoods and lives of various characters leading up to the events of Operation Meteor. It's worth noting that Masashi Ikeda, Gundam Wing's director, requested that Katsuyuki Sumisawa, a scriptwriter and the series' composer, write this manga and that these historical details are considered canon since they were originally supposed to make it into the series itself. The volume is split into eight chapters, an origin story for each Gundam pilot and Relena, as well as a chapter dedicated to Operation Meteor, and an extra chapter about the pilots' read more

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