The Gundam Universe

The Gundam Universe

I am NO expert on any of the Gundam universes, but I have scoured the internet over many, many sites to gather all this information to accomplish my goal for this year, which is to watch ALL of the Gundam titles I can get my hands on. I hate trying to look at all the information on all separate pages so I'm making this to have all the information in ONE spot. If there are mistakes or missing series leave a comment and I'll revise. It's a big Gundam world and it's a little hard to wrap the brain around sometimes. (Especially when you haven't even seen any except Wing).

There are 7 different Universes that make up this giant franchise. Each can be watched separately from the others. There is no "perfect" way to watch them. If you want to be old school you can start from the very first one made (Universal Century) and go from there in a semi chronological order airing wise. I included the year aired to make this a little easier. The way they are listed in each time line, is the order they "should" / "suggested" to be watched in.

Here we go!


Universal Century

- Mobile Suit Gundam MS IGLOO: The Hidden One Year War 3 OVA (2004)

MS IGLOO: Apocalypse 0079 3 OVA (2006)

MS IGLOO 2: The Gravity Front 3 OVA (2008)

- Mobile Suit Gundam 43 eps (1979-1980)

Movies

Mobile Suit Gundam I (1981)

Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow (1981)

Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space (1982)

- Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team 11 OVA (1996-1999)

The 08th MS Team: Last Resort 1 OVA (1999)

- Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket 6 OVA (1989)

- Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory 13 OVA (1991-1992)

Movie

Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: The Last Blitz of Zeon (1992)

- Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam 50 eps (1985-1986)

Movies

Zeta Gundam A New Translation: Heirs to the Stars (2005)

Zeta Gundam A New Translation II: Lovers (2005)

Zeta Gundam A New Translation III: Love is the Pulse of the Stars (2006)

- Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ 47 eps (1986-1987)

- Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack MOVIE (1988)

- Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn 6 OVA (2010)

- Mobile Suit Gundam F91 MOVIE (1991)

- Mobile Suit Victory Gundam 51 eps (1993-1994)

Future Century

- Mobile Fighter G Gundam 49 eps (1994-1995)

After Colony

- Mobile Suit Gundam Wing 49 eps (1995-1996)

Operation Meteor 2 OVA (1996)

Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz 3 OVA (1997)

Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz Special edition MOVIE (1998)

After War

- After War Gundam X 39 eps (1996)

Correct Century

- Turn A Gundam 50 eps (1999-2000)

Movies

∀ Gundam I: Earth Light (2002)

∀ Gundam II: Moonlight Butterfly (2002)

Cosmic Era

- Mobile Suit Gundam SEED 50 eps (2002-2003)

After Phase: In the Valley of Stars 1 OVA (2003-2004)

Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny 50 eps (2004-2005)

Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny 2 Specials (2004-2005)

Mobile Suit Gundam SEED C.E. 73: Stargazer 3 ONA (2006)

Mobile Suit Gundam SEED: The Movie (TBA)

Anno Domini

- Mobile Suit Gundam 00 25 eps (2007-2008)

- Mobile Suit Gundam 00 S2 25 eps (2008-2009)

Movie

Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Movie (2010?)

Random

- Gundam Evolve 15 OVA (2001-2007)

This series are shorts that span across all the Universes. So I would suggest watching after you have seen all the other Gundam's.

(Once I watch it I will be able to fill in what episodes go with which universe)

- Superior Defender Gundam Force 52 eps (2004)

This series is separate completely but makes references to Universal Century, Future Century, and the After Colony time lines. So best watched after you have seen those ones.

(Totally looks like it is aimed at kiddies as well so be weary)

And finally here's a list of random deformed specials that go along with each of the listed series above. They are chibi gundam's and generally extras to be watched after you have seen the series they relate to. (I assume). I believe there is more than I listed here but I can't 100% confirm right now.

Super Deformed Gundam

* Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk I (1989)

* Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk II (1989)

* SD Gundam's Counterattack (1989)

* Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk III (1990)

* Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk IV (1990)

* Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk V (1990)

* SD Gundam Side Story (1990)

* SD Gundam Scramble (1991)

* SD Gundam: Dawn of Paparu (1991)

* SD Gundam Festival (1993)

* SD Gundam Mushaparaku (2001)

* SD Gundam Mushaparaku 2 (2003)

* SD Gundam Force (2004)

* SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors (2010)


RX-78-2 REAL LIFE MADE Gundam. Shown in Japan summer 2009 to celebrate Gundam 30 year anniversary.


Photo by kzaral

Again, if there is something you think is a mistakes or missing series/information leave a comment and I'll revise.^_^ I made this, for the most part, for myself. But if others also benefit from this awesome.

Over on We Remember Love there is also a helpful tool for those who are looking to start a series of gundam but don't quite know how to choose which one. Click to enter the gateway and maybe it'll help you find your gundam match!

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3 Responses to “The Gundam Universe”
  1. moritheil says:

    Wow, you even got the SD Gundam in there. That’s dedication.

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