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Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam 

Kidô senshi Z Gundam (original title)
Eight years after the One Year War, the Earth Federation creates an elite force called the Titans to hunt Zeon remnants. When Titans proves to be no better than Zeon, the Anti Earth Union Group (AEUG) is formed to restore peace in space.

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C. Adam Leigh
(50 episodes, 1985-1986)
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After the One Year War and subsequent wars with the last remnants of the Principality of Zeon, the Earth Federation formed a special military force to prevent space colonies from revolting against the Federation. Thus, the Titans were born. Eight years have passed since the end of the One Year War and now the tables have turned. The once good Earth Federation is now more corrupt than ever and will turn the other way even when its special force, the Titans, commit atrocities like gassing millions of civilians to their deaths. Because of this abuse of authority the Anti-Earth Union Group (AEUG) is formed from the breaking off of many Federation politicians and military who oppose the Titans, and they will ally with former members of the Principality of Zeon, who dislike the oppression and tyranny towards the space colonies. This where the story begins. Many heroes from the One Year War, like Amuro Ray, Char Aznable, Bright Noa, Hayato Kobayashi, and Quattro Bajeena (Char Aznable), as ... Written by fml_lopez

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Zeta Gundam brought a lot of firsts to the gundam franchise. It was the first to include more than one MS with the gundam name. It introduced the concept of the lead character receiving a more advanced gundam and giving there gundam to another character. It introduced the concept of both sides of the conflict operating gundams. The series also introduced Transforming MS bringing the gundam franchise in to the 80's See more »

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Quattro Bajeena: I am, and always have been, my own man.
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Hoshizora no Believe (Believe in the Starry Sky)
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The first (and best) sequel to an anime classic
14 December 2000 | by (Keene NH USA) – See all my reviews

Following the original series, the Earth Federation has appointed an elite force of soldiers to make sure there are no more one year wars. However, this new force, known as the Titans-is corrupt, and is suppressing the space colonies. In order to oppose them, the AEUG(Anti-Earth United Group) is formed, with Char Anzable as one of it's leaders(Although he's under an alias). In addition, the original White Base crew-mostly under house arrest due to their possible influence-are also secretly backing the organization. However, the returning characters aren't the focus of the show, it's the new ones. Camille Vidan is the new Gundam pilot, and is definitey more aggressive than the original series's Amuro-it's hard to think of a single episode in which Camille isn't beating someone else up or getting beat up himself. Camille's love interests, although similar to Amuro's from the original, are interesting characters, and aspiring ace Jerid Mesa is thankfully not a copy of Char. A lot of the Titans are pretty despicable villains, as well. The mecha designs are pretty nice, incorporating a lot of wires into their design. The animation is pretty good, considering this was made on a television budget in 1985, and much better than Gundam Wing, which was made over decade later. Overall, perhaps one of the best Gundam series. Hurry up and import this thing!


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