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Mobile Suit Gundam Seed 

Kidô senshi Gundam Seed (original title)
The discovery of an advanced model of combat mecha on their space colony throws a young man and his friends into involvement in an interplanetary war as the crew of a powerful fighting ship.
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Series cast summary:
Sôichirô Hoshi Sôichirô Hoshi ...  Kira Yamato 50 episodes, 2002-2003
James Weaver Clark James Weaver Clark ...  Additional Voices (2017 remaster) 50 episodes, 2002-2003
Ted Cole ...  Ray Yuki / ... 50 episodes, 2002-2003
Brian Dobson ...  Martin Dacosta 50 episodes, 2002-2003
Adam Henderson ...  Ledonir Kisaka 50 episodes, 2002-2003
Fred Henderson ...  Ulen Hibiki 50 episodes, 2002-2003
Jocelyne Loewen ...  Asagi Caldwell 50 episodes, 2002-2003
Alison Matthews ...  Ezalia Joule / ... 50 episodes, 2002-2003
Scott McNeil ...  Gerard Garcia / ... 50 episodes, 2002-2003
John Novak ...  Uzumi Nara Athha 50 episodes, 2002-2003
Rebecca Shoichet ...  Mayura Labatt / ... 50 episodes, 2002-2003
Lee Tockar ...  Herbert Von Reinhardt / ... 50 episodes, 2002-2003
Akira Ishida ...  Athrun Zala 49 episodes, 2002-2003
Kotono Mitsuishi ...  Murrue Ramius / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Takehito Koyasu ...  Mu La Flaga 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Houko Kuwashima ...  Natarle Badgiruel / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Megumi Toyoguchi Megumi Toyoguchi ...  Miriallia Haww 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Yasuhiro Takato Yasuhiro Takato ...  Kuzzey Buskirk / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Tetsu Shiratori Tetsu Shiratori ...  Ssigh Argyle / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Michael Adamthwaite ...  Yzak Joule 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Sharon Alexander ...  Erica Simmons 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Lisa Ann Beley ...  Eileen Canaver / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Don Brown ...  Sigel Clyne 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Colin DePaula Colin DePaula ...  Tolle Koenig (2017 remaster) 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Trevor Devall ...  Mu La Flaga 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Michael Dobson ...  Fredrik Ades / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Brian Drummond ...  Andrew Waltfeld / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Andrew Francis ...  Muruta Azrael 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Ron Halder Ron Halder ...  Sutherland / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Simon Hayama Simon Hayama ...  Chandra 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Matt Hill ...  Kira Yamato 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Jonathan Holmes ...  Marco Morassim 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Sarah Johns Sarah Johns ...  Juri Wu Nien / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Andrew Kavadas ...  Patrick Zala 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Carrie Keranen ...  Murrue Ramius (2017 remaster) 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Gabe Khouth ...  Nicol Amarfi 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Keith William Miller Keith William Miller ...  Kuzzey Buskirk / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Vanessa Morley ...  Cagalli Yula Athha 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Chris Niosi Chris Niosi ...  Romero Pal (2017 remaster) 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Lisa Ortiz Lisa Ortiz ...  Natarle Badgiruel (2017 remaster) 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Ward Perry Ward Perry ...  Kojiro Murdock 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Tony Sampson Tony Sampson ...  Miguel Aiman 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Matt Smith ...  Jackie Tonomura / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Tabitha St. Germain ...  Fllay Allster / ... 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Chantal Strand ...  Lacus Clyne 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Brad Swaile ...  Dearka Elsman 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Bill Switzer ...  Sai Argyle 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Andrew Toth ...  Clotho Buer 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Brendan Van Wijk Brendan Van Wijk ...  Romero Pal 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Sam Vincent ...  Athrun Zala 48 episodes, 2002-2003
Tom Wayland ...  Mu La Flaga (2017 remaster) 48 episodes, 2002-2003
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Isshin Chiba Isshin Chiba ...  Arnold Neumann / ... 47 episodes, 2002-2003
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Shigeru Shibuya Shigeru Shibuya ...  Jackie Tonomura / ... 47 episodes, 2002-2003
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Ben Pronsky ...  Arnold Neumann (2017 remaster) 47 episodes, 2002-2003
Yasuhiko Kawazu Yasuhiko Kawazu ...  Ades / ... 46 episodes, 2002-2003
Katsumi Toriumi Katsumi Toriumi ...  Dalida Roe Laha Chandra II / ... 45 episodes, 2002-2003
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Naomi Shindô Naomi Shindô ...  Cagalli Yula Athha / ... 41 episodes, 2002-2003
Akira Sasanuma Akira Sasanuma ...  Dearka Elthman / ... 41 episodes, 2002-2003
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Minoru Inaba Minoru Inaba ...  William Sutherland 37 episodes, 2002-2003
Yûko Satô Yûko Satô ...  Juri Wu Nien 37 episodes, 2002-2003
Nobuyuki Hiyama ...  Muruta Azrael 36 episodes, 2002-2003
Vivian Hsu ...  Aisha 36 episodes, 2002-2003
Kikuko Inoue ...  Caridad Yamato 36 episodes, 2002-2003
Masayo Kurata ...  Mayura Labatt 36 episodes, 2002-2003
Sachi Matsumoto Sachi Matsumoto ...  Asagi Caldwell 36 episodes, 2002-2003
Shunichi Miyamoto Shunichi Miyamoto ...  Shani Andras 36 episodes, 2002-2003
Ryôtarô Okiayu ...  Andorew Waldfeld / ... 36 episodes, 2002-2003
Michiyo Yanagisawa Michiyo Yanagisawa ...  Erica Simmons 36 episodes, 2002-2003
Hiro Yûki Hiro Yûki ...  Clotho Buer 36 episodes, 2002-2003
Max Mittelman ...  Kira Yamato (2017 remaster) 30 episodes, 2002-2003
Cassandra Lee Morris ...  Miriallia Haw (2017 remaster) 26 episodes, 2002-2003
Chris Hackney ...  Athrun Zala (2017 remaster) 25 episodes, 2002-2003
Lucien Dodge ...  Sai Argyle (2017 remaster) 24 episodes, 2002-2003
Daman Mills ...  Yzak Joule (2017 remaster) 22 episodes, 2002-2003
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Storyline

In the year Cosmic Era (CE) 71, a war between the Earth Alliance and ZAFT (Zodiac Alliance of Freedom Treaty) breaks out. The Earth Alliance catches up in technology after ZAFT has a head start building giant man-piloted robots called mobile suits. Immediately, four of the Earth Alliance's five new mobile suits called Gundams are stolen by ZAFT, with the remaining Gundam falling on the hands of a young Earth Alliance pilot. Written by fml_lopez

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In the end, there can be only one victor.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

5 October 2002 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Gundam Seed See more »

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(50 episodes) | (4 specials) | (1 episode)

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Color
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Trivia

Cagalli, Fllay and Lacus, the three female leads of the series, only ever exchange 1 line of dialogue to each of the other two throughout the series' 50-episode run. See more »

Quotes

Sigel Clyne: Patrick, you must face the fact that lives are born here, not simply manufactured!
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Crazy Credits

After Lacus joins Kira's crew, the later of the two eye-catches is modified to show Lacus and Athrun with a collection of Haros, and different music, instead of the rousing Gundam eye-catch that appears before the break. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the DVD version of episode 28, entitled "Kira," the last scene has been completely reanimated to better reflect the vision of Gundam Seed director Mitsuo Fukuda. See more »

Connections

Followed by Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (2004) See more »

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Third Opening Theme (Episodes #27-40)
Performed by Nami Tamaki
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Just the Basics
27 August 2006 | by GundamForeverSee all my reviews

For some people this show is the "best Gundam series ever!", for some it's the worst. But for everyone who has a split decision, that's who I am here to talk to.

I have never seen any Gundam series before, but I have read all my history to know that the franchise started in the late 70's (about 1979). It is a very popular series, but with the same storyline throughout every show. It always starts out about some type of war.

For me this show was the show that got me into the world of anime. The storyline, (which was new to me) got me hooked, I had never heard of such an idea for an animated show. The characters had an interesting way about them, you could easily pick out who you liked, and who you didn't. The animation is good, but not outstanding. Some shots of the ship look faker than fake mountains. There is not a lot of humor, but it has its good points. Tons of memorable quotes. This is an easy show to say, I like it, I don't.

I have to say the last 10 episodes were the best, and I wish the series was more like that, but it was still enjoyable. The two recap episodes, -can get annoying after seeing them twice- are a bit uncalled for especially when you've been watching every week and know the story off by heart, but can be helpful if you missed some episodes. But there only 12 episodes apart!

For a show that started in 2002, and only had 50 episodes (which is a lot for some animes), it is still highly talked about. Seed in Canada is in high demand, people just can't get enough. When on Adult Swim, ratings weren't good for it's run. But in Canada, the uncut version skyrocketed and was the 6th most popular show on YTV,Canada. Even more shocking was that the reruns were still holding strong, proving, everybody loved Seed.

I haven't seen the sequel Gundam Seed Destiny, so I can't compare. But again it seems to be another show that has mixed reviews. And the music, is some of my favourite anime music ever, and some of the most popular!

If I were to watch it again -for the 3rd time- I would consider watching the Japanese version, to see it uncut and to get the ultimate Seed feeling. But the dubbed version is just as good, and I was fortunate to see it uncut.

This show always keeps you busy thinking what will happen next. It's exciting, emotional, thrilling, and just plain fun. It has a good message. It is my personal favourite anime. I can't say this is the best of the Gundam series, but I think it helped save the Gundam series by bringing it back into the world of anime. So check it out!


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