History Anime / MobileSuitGundamWing

11th Aug '16 5:12:36 AM UrthWyrm
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* LeaveBehindAPistol: The Romefeller Foundation's response when Treize turns on them over their use of mobile dolls is to confine him to their headquarters and give him a fancy single-shot pistol.
26th Jul '16 10:24:10 PM patxiao
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* TheDreaded: The Gundams and their pilots quickly become this to everyone.



* GreyAndGrayMorality: Click the link for the full details.

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* GreyAndGrayMorality: Click Hoo BOY. Well one of the link reasons for the full details. series rather complex morality is there are no real continued factions that last the entire show. The Gundams unlike other series are not connected to any governing body or a group. They are simply all guerrilla soldiers who at first aren't even technically on the same side. As such their enemies change from OZ to Romefeller and then finally the White Fang. As such the war is more between individuals who have their own points and faults.
18th Jul '16 6:32:09 PM LinTaylor
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** ''Frozen Teardrop'' adds a couple more, including [[spoiler:Duo and Hilde]] and [[spoiler:Heero and Relena]] (though the former couple got divorced somewhere in the interim).
25th Jun '16 6:44:38 PM Deathhacker
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* YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters: In many ways, this is the crux of the show's first half -- the Gundam pilots are fighting an oppressive regime, but are under orders to murder ''any'' witnesses.

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* YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters: YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters:
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In many ways, this is the crux of the show's first half -- the Gundam pilots are fighting an oppressive regime, but are under orders to murder ''any'' witnesses.
** Comes back again near the end of the series with White Fang. [[spoilers: They ostensibly have the same goal as the Gundams; to free the colonies, but at this point they're the villains, unintentionally enacting the original Operation Meteor.]]
23rd Jun '16 9:58:02 PM Deathhacker
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* ButtMonkey: Those poor, poor Leos. Funnily, data specs shows that it's actually quite an impressive suit performance-wise, and even in-universe it's shown as being highly adaptable for practically any fighting environment with a simple change in gear. Shame that doesn't mean much when all of your enemies tend to be Gundams or mobile dolls that massively outclass it.

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* ButtMonkey: ButtMonkey:
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Those poor, poor Leos. Funnily, data specs shows that it's actually quite an impressive suit performance-wise, and even in-universe it's shown as being highly adaptable for practically any fighting environment with a simple change in gear. Shame that doesn't mean much when all of your enemies tend to be Gundams or mobile dolls that massively outclass it.it.
** Duo usually suffers at the hands of his fellow gundam pilots, usually because he's the only relatively sane and well adjusted guy among them. Highlights include having his own gundam being butchered for parts without him knowing, being beat up to cover up the reconstruction of Deathscythe and Altron, and generally every single time he screams "no" at something.
23rd Jun '16 9:54:05 PM Deathhacker
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* AwesomeButImpractical: Wing Gundam's Buster Rifle is incredibly powerful but it can only fire three shots, or as many cells as the Buster Rifle is capable of carrying. Katoki's version has these 'gliders' that attach to Wing's arms during bird mode -- these gliders carry extra cells for the Buster Rifle. Wing Zero's Twin Buster rifle does not have this limitation however, due to it drawing power directly from the suit's own reactor.

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* AwesomeButImpractical: AwesomeButImpractical:
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Wing Gundam's Buster Rifle is incredibly powerful but it can only fire three shots, or as many cells as the Buster Rifle is capable of carrying. Katoki's version has these 'gliders' that attach to Wing's arms during bird mode -- these gliders carry extra cells for the Buster Rifle. Wing Zero's Twin Buster rifle does not have this limitation however, due to it drawing power directly from the suit's own reactor.
** The Tallgeese was the first ever mobile suit and remains one of the most powerful ones in the series. However the suit was built purely for raw power and the intense physical stress and g-force experienced by the pilot can cause him to black out and suffer a heart attack, if not outright kill him. On top of that, all of that power was deemed unnecessary, so the design was dumbed down into the Leo.
10th Jun '16 12:15:29 PM Ace1225
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* EveryoneCanSeeIt: Heero and Relena, with a good portion of the main cast noting it. In fact, in Episode 46, when Heero travels to The Libra to rescue Relena, the other Gundam pilots that stay behind talk about it.
3rd Jun '16 11:18:58 PM Doug86
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* AnachronismStew: This series takes WorldWarTwo era fashion and technology, and combines it with the fashion and technology of TheNineties, and [[RecycledInSpace space-age technology and fashion.]]

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* AnachronismStew: This series takes WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII era fashion and technology, and combines it with the fashion and technology of TheNineties, and [[RecycledInSpace space-age technology and fashion.]]



* DaysOfFuturePast: The Earth of AC 195/6 is at times reminiscent of the early and mid-20th Century. The fashions, preserved towns and WorldWarI-esque uniforms don't help. The colonies meanwhile tend to look more modern.

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* DaysOfFuturePast: The Earth of AC 195/6 is at times reminiscent of the early and mid-20th Century. The fashions, preserved towns and WorldWarI-esque UsefulNotes/WorldWarI-esque uniforms don't help. The colonies meanwhile tend to look more modern.



* RetroUniverse: The After Colony timeline is also known for its strange AnachronismStew as mentioned above. Elements of both TheFifties and TheNineties mix with space colonies and mobile suits. While Trieze and the Romefeller Foundation seem straight out of WorldWarI.

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* RetroUniverse: The After Colony timeline is also known for its strange AnachronismStew as mentioned above. Elements of both TheFifties and TheNineties mix with space colonies and mobile suits. While Trieze and the Romefeller Foundation seem straight out of WorldWarI.UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.
1st Jun '16 3:06:52 PM burninmylight
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** When the mobile doll technology on the verge of mass production, Treize protests this decision by the Romefeller Foundation, and resigns his position, because he feels taking humans out of the battle diminishes the sacrifices and the roles they play in those conflicts. Consequently, many OZ troops believe in this as well, and split off to form the Treize Faction.

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** When the mobile doll technology is on the verge of mass production, Treize protests this decision by the Romefeller Foundation, and resigns his position, because he feels taking humans out of the battle diminishes the sacrifices and the roles they play in those conflicts. Consequently, many OZ troops believe in this as well, and split off to form the Treize Faction.



** In one scene in the second episode of the series, Quatre is looking out at the landscape and wondering if "They" know how beautiful the Earth really is. It sounds like sentimentality, but fast forward to ''Endless Waltz'' where we learn what [[ColonyDrop Operation Meteor orignally involved]], and the line becomes a lot more chilling.

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** In one scene in the second episode of the series, Quatre is looking out at the landscape and wondering if "They" know how beautiful the Earth really is. It sounds like sentimentality, but fast forward to ''Endless Waltz'' where we learn what [[ColonyDrop Operation Meteor orignally originally involved]], and the line becomes a lot more chilling.
27th May '16 12:06:17 PM NativeJovian
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* ImplausibleFencingPowers: Treize, Heero, Dorothy, and Quatre demonstrate this.


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* MasterSwordsman: Treize, Heero, Dorothy, and Quatre all demonstrate incredible feats of swordsmanship at one point or another.
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