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Kidô senshi Gundam Seed Destiny 

Two Years after The war Between the Earth Alliance and ZAFT, conflicts between the two nations heat up again. Shin Asuka, the new Main Character's eyes are full of sorrow as his family was ... See full summary »

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Series cast summary:
Matthew Erickson ...
 Cagalli Yula Athha 50 episodes, 2004-2005
Chris Hackney ...
 Athrun Zala (2017 remaster) 49 episodes, 2004-2005
Lee Tockar ...
 Ian Lee / ... 47 episodes, 2004-2005
Sôichirô Hoshi ...
 Cagalli Yula Athha (2017 remaster) 42 episodes, 2004-2005
Rie Tanaka ...
Naomi Shindô ...
 Kira Yamato (2017 remaster) 35 episodes, 2004-2005
 Harow (2017 remaster) 34 episodes, 2004-2005
 Lacus Clyne (2017 remaster) 34 episodes, 2004-2005
 Rey Ze Burrel / ... 29 episodes, 2004-2005
Kotono Mitsuishi ...
 Murrue Ramius / ... 28 episodes, 2004-2005
Megumi Toyoguchi ...
 Miriallia Haww / ... 28 episodes, 2004-2005
Hiroki Takahashi ...
 Arthur Trine 28 episodes, 2004-2005
Shûichi Ikeda ...
 Talia Gladys 27 episodes, 2004-2005
 Neo Lorrnoke / ... 26 episodes, 2004-2005
 Meyrin Hawke 26 episodes, 2004-2005
Akira Sasanuma ...
 Dearka Elthman / ... 24 episodes, 2004-2005
Kenji Nojima ...
 Andorew Waldfeld / ... 23 episodes, 2004-2005
Jun'ichi Suwabe ...
 Sting Oakley / ... 23 episodes, 2004-2005
Hideyuki Hori ...
 Lord Djibril 23 episodes, 2004-2005
 Stellar Loussier / ... 21 episodes, 2004-2005
Toshihiko Nakajima ...
 Kojiro Murdock / ... 21 episodes, 2004-2005


Two Years after The war Between the Earth Alliance and ZAFT, conflicts between the two nations heat up again. Shin Asuka, the new Main Character's eyes are full of sorrow as his family was killed in Orb during the war. Meanwhile, Athrun is torn between protecting Cagalli in Orb and doing something about the war. With new moble suits being developed by ZAFT and the abduction of three new modles by 3 Earth Alliance Pilots, the new story begins. Written by ShinigamiZero16

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A leap of faith!


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Release Date:

9 October 2004 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny  »


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JPY 25,000,000 (estimated)
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(50 Episodes)


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Did You Know?


Kira Yamato is the only character to wear all three uniforms of the 3 nations in the series. On Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, he wears the Blue Earth Forces uniform, while in Gundam Seed Destiny, he wears the white ORB uniform, and finally at the end of the series he is seen wearing the White Admiral uniform of ZAFT. See more »


Gilbert Dullindal: [to Athrun] I didn't want to put you in the ordinary chain of command... I'm sure you don't want that either. Just think of it as a measure for convenience. After all, its name, FAITH, suggests the pledging of loyalty. After all, you just have to pledge loyalty to your own beliefs and truths.
Athrun Zala: Chairman...
Gilbert Dullindal: You are someone who abides by what you believe regardless of current trends, and someone who is capable of fighting when it is necessary, aren't you?
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Spun-off from Mobile Suit Gundam (1979) See more »


Second Opening Theme (Episodes #14-24)
Performed by HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR
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Destiny Redeemed
24 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

Well, I did make a critical comment on Seed Destiny on IMDb prior to this (and yeah, I still don't like the first Seed) but after watching it on later episodes, something tells me that Destiny really seems to capture the core essence of this mighty mecha-based franchise, and it all shows in some of the most intense battle sequences ever made on TV. So it's pretty fair for me to pull back those crude words I uttered for the sake of all Gundam fans.

Though there are so many changes since the first show (truthfully, you'll be stuck in the woods if you don't follow its trail), it's still pretty much about the conflict between ZAFT (for dummies, space guys) and the forces of Earth, just like its predecessors. OK, I really miss lots of episodes in Seed (cause I don't really like it at all), so I have no idea the whole premise here but there's one thing I know about its characters: not one single person wants to prove to be heroic nor evil in this show because they are just doing what is right in their own eyes. And makers of the Gundam shows get smarter these days.

Despite its melodramatic nature, frequent uses of flashbacks (doggone these stuff) and the fact that the 'save our country from the enemy' conversations can become really annoying, the major highlight (and the main reason I watch Destiny) is the grand mecha battles: every single Gundam, including the famous one-eyed bots, make their appearances on (this time) both sides of the battlefield. Unless you know the show well, viewers will be virtually confused with their affiliations. Aside from improved 3D effects (and they blend really nicely) and character animation, one of the greatest thing that I realize recently is that most anime have 3D robots these days: the Gundam series, like Mr. Miyazaki himself, instead defy them by using the old-school methods (hand-drawn, that's for sure) and the result is impressive. In fact, I think these hand-drawn mechas look more versatile and exciting (nostalgia is the perfect word) compared to the rest of the 3D robots, which is a wonder why most recent mecha shows suck.

Like all anime stuff, there are some J-Pop songs specially produced for Destiny: mostly are varied in quality, ranged from awesome and memorable to the state that makes you think 'WTF?'. Just check them up, listen and you'll see what I mean.

And here is my analyst of the later episodes of Gundam Seed Destiny and yes, I admit it's really good. If you don't like its convoluted storyline, you'll be still enticed by Destiny's mecha battles, and they're all worthy of its parent name.

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