Kidou Senshi Gundam: The Origin
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
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Kidou Senshi Gundam: The Origin

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English: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
Synonyms: Amuro 0082
Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダム THE ORIGIN


Type: Manga
Volumes: 24
Chapters: 112
Status: Finished
Published: Jun 25, 2001 to Jun 26, 2014
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, MechaMecha, Sci-FiSci-Fi, ShounenShounen, SpaceSpace, MilitaryMilitary
Authors: Yasuhiko, Yoshikazu (Story & Art), Tomino, Yoshiyuki (Story)
Serialization: Gundam Ace


Score: 8.561 (scored by 19661,966 users)
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Ranked: #902
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Popularity: #1399
Members: 7,889
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Zeon ace pilot, Commander Char Aznable, thought he could foil the Federation's plan to build a mobile suit by attacking their research base on colony Side 7. He was wrong. With a prototype already active, the besieged Federation forces strike back using their new weapon, the mobile suit Gundam, with devastating consequences. Amidst the fighting, young electronics wizard Amuro Ray is determined not to let his friends and family die in the crossfire. But what can one boy do to repel a squad of mobile suit-clad invaders?

(Source: VIZ Media)


Kidou Senshi Gundam: The Origin was published in English as Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin by Vertical based on the 12-volume Aizoban reprint from March 26, 2013 to December 15, 2015; in Spanish by Norma Editorial; and in Italian by Star Comics.

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May 1, 2019
Nikorasu81100 (All reviews)
First of all, sorry for my bad english.
Rarely I was tempted to do a review as much as with this manga, mostly seeing that nobody has yet made one so far, so I thought it would be opportune to do it.
Leaving aside that I consider myself a big fan of the works of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and several of the Gundam series, this particular work seems to me a remarkable point for the entire franchise: a reimagining of the old Gundam series of 1979, correcting possible plot errors, eliminating the filler and giving a very interesting background to the main villains (who were the weakest part read more
Nov 14, 2019
Mukenin9 (All reviews)
Mobile Suit Gundam:The Origin is best way to get into Gundam. I fell in love with each and every aspect of this masterpiece done by one of the Gods of the anime and manga industry: Yoshikazu Yasuhiko. It's a retelling of the original Anime that aired in the late 70s. Nevertheless Yasuhiko-Sensei adds a lot of backstory about the origin (as the title suggests) of the conflict as well as the individual stories and motives of some of the main characters. Now let's get started with the actual review.

~ STORY = 9 ~
The story is simple but very well executed. It starts and we're already read more

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