History ANime / MobileSuitGundamUnicorn

28th Dec '17 9:55:46 AM theLibrarian
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* InfantImmortality: Brutally averted in episode 3, where the rest of Banagher's class aside from two of his friends are killed by a rogue beam rifle shot during the battle between the Federation and the Sleeves.
28th Dec '17 5:08:53 AM jormis29
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** The ECOAS unit, aka the Manhunters, may or may not be one. A Federation counter-insurgency group known as the Manhunters are the main antagonists of Tomino's ''Gaia Gear'' novels and radio play taking place in the early UC 0200s, but it was written before ''F91'' and generally considered non-canon. Interestingly, the protagonist, Afransia Char, a clone of Char Aznable, is very similar to Full Frontal, in that both were created by anti-Federation scientists in an attempt to resurrect Char.

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** The ECOAS unit, aka the Manhunters, may or may not be one. A Federation counter-insurgency group known as the Manhunters are the main antagonists of Tomino's ''Gaia Gear'' ''Literature/GaiaGear'' novels and radio play taking place in the early UC 0200s, but it was written before ''F91'' and generally considered non-canon. Interestingly, the protagonist, Afransia Char, a clone of Char Aznable, is very similar to Full Frontal, in that both were created by anti-Federation scientists in an attempt to resurrect Char.



** The ECOAS "Manhunter" Unit originally appeared as the antagonists of Tomino's ''Gaia Gear'' novels. No word yet on what this means for the novels' shaky canonicity.

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** The ECOAS "Manhunter" Unit originally appeared as the antagonists of Tomino's ''Gaia Gear'' ''Literature/GaiaGear'' novels. No word yet on what this means for the novels' shaky canonicity.
23rd Dec '17 4:21:18 PM nombretomado
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*** The Sinanju is named for a fictional style of martial arts (which is supposed to be the original base of all martial arts, with all other forms of martial arts being watered-down imitations) from a paperback book series known as TheDestroyer.

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*** The Sinanju is named for a fictional style of martial arts (which is supposed to be the original base of all martial arts, with all other forms of martial arts being watered-down imitations) from a paperback book series known as TheDestroyer.Literature/TheDestroyer.
28th Nov '17 10:43:30 PM theLibrarian
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* MadnessMantra: In the last few minutes of her life, with her brain overwhelmed by a malfunctioning psycommu, Loni is unable to say anything except "Sieg Zeon", as she's consumed by a leftover lust for vengeance against the Federation (not helped by all of the other Zeon Remnants being killed around her.)
27th Nov '17 6:15:28 PM nombretomado
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''Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn'' is a 7-episode 2010-2014 OVA series set in the Universal Century ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' continuity. Directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, it features music by Music/HiroyukiSawano (who would later compose the music for ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' and ''Anime/KillLaKill'', among many other projects) and is based on a novel series by Harutoshi Fukui, described by some as Japan's Creator/TomClancy and famous for his military novels about the Imperial Japanese Army and KaijuDefenseForce. And infamous for adding militaristic flavor and portraying the Japanese military as heroic, which makes some of Japan's neighbors go a bit...crazy.

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''Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn'' is a 7-episode 2010-2014 OVA series set in the Universal Century ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' continuity. Directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, it features music by Music/HiroyukiSawano (who would later compose the music for ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' and ''Anime/KillLaKill'', among many other projects) and is based on a novel series by Harutoshi Fukui, described by some as Japan's Creator/TomClancy and famous for his military novels about the Imperial Japanese Army and KaijuDefenseForce.UsefulNotes/KaijuDefenseForce. And infamous for adding militaristic flavor and portraying the Japanese military as heroic, which makes some of Japan's neighbors go a bit...crazy.
10th Aug '17 11:33:30 AM SeptimusHeap
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* RealityEnsues: The original Ple was an InnocentFanserviceGirl who was both a source of comic relief and a shameless attempt to cash in on the then-nascent LoliCon demographic. Then we get a look at Ple 12's backstory and suddenly sexualizing underage girls isn't so funny anymore.

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* RealityEnsues: The original Ple was an InnocentFanserviceGirl who was both a source of comic relief and a shameless attempt to cash in on the then-nascent LoliCon {{LoliCon|AndShotacon}} demographic. Then we get a look at Ple 12's backstory and suddenly sexualizing underage girls isn't so funny anymore.
1st Jul '17 8:46:22 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* VoodooShark: The missing clause in the Federation Charter regarding a "space-adapted Humanity", typically believed to refer to Newtypes, makes no sense. Zeon Zum Deikun, the man who first theorized the appearance of a "new type" of humanity upon migrating into space, was born in U.C. 0009 and started spreading his philosophy in 0046, ''four and a half decades after the Laplace incident took place''. Which doesn't even get into the [[UnfortunateImplications implications]] of giving Newtypes priority in running the Federation. Considering Newtypes have only demonstrated their super-empathy with other Newtypes, it would all but guarantee the rise of a psychic MasterRace aristocracy. Looking at the Laplace incident in this light makes the perpetrators come off [[UnintentionallySympathetic looking more like heroes]] than a bunch of greedy bastards.
* WarForFunAndProfit: One cannot stop thinking that Anacheim Electronics have stirred most of the Earth Sphere wars since OYW to sell mobile suits to both sides. Actually lampshaded by Tomura, the ''Garencieres''' mechanic, while discussing with Banagher why the EF and Zeon's hardware is compatible.

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* VoodooShark: The missing clause in the Federation Charter regarding a "space-adapted Humanity", typically believed to refer to Newtypes, makes no sense. Zeon Zum Deikun, the man who first theorized the appearance of a "new type" of humanity upon migrating into space, was born in U.C. 0009 and started spreading his philosophy in 0046, ''four and a half decades after the Laplace incident took place''. Which doesn't even get into the [[UnfortunateImplications implications]] of giving Newtypes priority in running the Federation. Considering Newtypes have only demonstrated their super-empathy with other Newtypes, it would all but guarantee the rise of a psychic MasterRace aristocracy. Looking at the Laplace incident in this light makes the perpetrators come off [[UnintentionallySympathetic looking more like heroes]] than a bunch of greedy bastards.
* WarForFunAndProfit: One cannot stop thinking that Anacheim Electronics have has stirred most of the Earth Sphere wars since OYW to sell mobile suits to both sides. Actually It's lampshaded by Tomura, the ''Garencieres''' mechanic, while discussing with Banagher why the EF and Zeon's hardware is compatible.
15th Jun '17 3:51:25 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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''Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn'' is a 7-episode 2010-2014 OVA series directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, features music by Music/HiroyukiSawano (who would later compose the music for ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' and ''Anime/KillLaKill'', among many other projects), and is based on a novel series by Harutoshi Fukui, described by some as Japan's Creator/TomClancy and famous for his military novels about the Imperial Japanese Army and KaijuDefenseForce. And infamous for adding militaristic flavor and portraying the Japanese military as heroic, which makes some of Japan's neighbors go a bit...crazy.

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''Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn'' is a 7-episode 2010-2014 OVA series directed set in the Universal Century ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' continuity. Directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, it features music by Music/HiroyukiSawano (who would later compose the music for ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' and ''Anime/KillLaKill'', among many other projects), projects) and is based on a novel series by Harutoshi Fukui, described by some as Japan's Creator/TomClancy and famous for his military novels about the Imperial Japanese Army and KaijuDefenseForce. And infamous for adding militaristic flavor and portraying the Japanese military as heroic, which makes some of Japan's neighbors go a bit...crazy.
15th Jun '17 3:48:48 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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A TV edition of the [=OVA=]s, ''Mobile Suit Gundam UC RE:0096'', began airing April 3, 2016 on Creator/TVAsahi. The anime is reedited for the television version, featuring a new opening and ending theme with new animated footage. Tielle is performing the opening theme song "Into The Sky", while Sawano performs the ending themes (Titled "Next 2U -eUC-" and "bL∞dy f8 -eUC-"), and Creator/ShuichiIkeda narrates the "next episode" preview footage each week as his character Full Frontal. This version is available for worldwide streaming on both [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/mobile-suit-gundam-unicorn-re0096 Crunchyroll]] and [[http://www.daisuki.net/pl/en/anime/detail.GUNDAMUNICORNRE0096.html Daisuki]]. It will also air on Creator/{{Toonami}} starting on January 7, 2017, after the first season of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamIronBloodedOrphans''.

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A TV edition of the [=OVA=]s, ''Mobile Suit Gundam UC RE:0096'', began airing April 3, 2016 on Creator/TVAsahi. The anime is reedited for the television version, featuring a new opening and ending theme with new animated footage. Tielle is performing the opening theme song "Into The Sky", while Sawano performs the ending themes (Titled "Next 2U -eUC-" and "bL∞dy f8 -eUC-"), and Creator/ShuichiIkeda narrates the "next episode" preview footage each week as his character Full Frontal. This version is available for worldwide streaming on both [[http://www.crunchyroll.com/mobile-suit-gundam-unicorn-re0096 Crunchyroll]] and [[http://www.daisuki.net/pl/en/anime/detail.GUNDAMUNICORNRE0096.html Daisuki]]. It will also air began airing on Creator/{{Toonami}} starting on January 7, 2017, after the first season of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamIronBloodedOrphans''.
17th May '17 12:14:07 PM Izshta
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UC 0096 -- Three years after [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamCharsCounterattack Char Aznable almost hit the Earth with a giant space rock]], OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent Banagher Links stumbles across a mysterious and attractive girl calling herself Audrey Burne. Meanwhile, a secret deal between the Vist Foundation and renegade Neo-Zeon forces led by a Char-lookalike named "Full Frontal", involving an artifact called "Laplace's Box" that's said to contain the power to destroy the Federation if ever opened, [[GoneHorriblyWrong goes very, ''very'' wrong]]. Next thing Banagher knows, the colony is collapsing around him and he's [[FallingIntoTheCockpit fallen into the cockpit]] of an obscenely powerful mobile suit: the RX-0 Unicorn Gundam.

''Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn'' is a 7-episode 2010-2014 OVA series directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, features music by Music/HiroyukiSawano (who would later compose the music for ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' and Anime/KillLaKill'', among many other projects), and is based on a novel series by Harutoshi Fukui, described by some as Japan's Creator/TomClancy and famous for his military novels about the Imperial Japanese Army and KaijuDefenseForce. And infamous for adding militaristic flavor and portraying the Japanese military as heroic, which makes some of Japan's neighbors go a bit...crazy.

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UC 0096 -- Three years after [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamCharsCounterattack Char Aznable almost hit the Earth with a giant space rock]], OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent Banagher Links stumbles across a mysterious and attractive girl calling herself Audrey Burne. Meanwhile, a secret deal between the Vist Foundation and renegade Neo-Zeon forces led by a Char-lookalike named "Full Frontal", involving an artifact called "Laplace's Box" that's said to contain the power to destroy the Federation if ever opened, [[GoneHorriblyWrong goes very, ''very'' very]], ''[[GoneHorriblyWrong very]]'' [[GoneHorriblyWrong wrong]]. Next thing Banagher knows, the colony is collapsing around him and he's [[FallingIntoTheCockpit fallen into the cockpit]] of an obscenely powerful mobile suit: the RX-0 Unicorn Gundam.

''Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn'' is a 7-episode 2010-2014 OVA series directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi, features music by Music/HiroyukiSawano (who would later compose the music for ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' and Anime/KillLaKill'', ''Anime/KillLaKill'', among many other projects), and is based on a novel series by Harutoshi Fukui, described by some as Japan's Creator/TomClancy and famous for his military novels about the Imperial Japanese Army and KaijuDefenseForce. And infamous for adding militaristic flavor and portraying the Japanese military as heroic, which makes some of Japan's neighbors go a bit...crazy.
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