...the Moon will always be there...The seventh Gundam TV series, After War Gundam X (Kidou Shinseiki Gundam X, lit. "Mobile New Century Gundam X"), remains the shortest such series to date.An apocalyptic war saw every space colony drop to Earth and kill off 99% of the planet's human population. Fifteen years later (AW 0015), the Earth has begun to recover from this tragic war. A group of wasteland scavengers known as Vulture finds itself on a hunt to protect Newtypes, but after group member Garrod Ran saves a young female Newtype, Vulture stumbles upon a "fifteen-year-old nightmare": the Gundam X. This discovery sets off a chain of events that threatens humanity with extinction once again...While scheduled for forty-nine episodes, Gundam X ended up with only thirty-nine due to executive meddling. Even though the show's final arc played out over a compressed three episodes (instead of the planned twelve episodes), it still wrapped up with a coherent (albeit rushed) ending. The show also maintained an optimistic tone despite the subject matter.The manga sequel, Under the Moonlight, has become quite popular; appearances by Gundams from this show in the Super Robot Wars games have helped it gain more popularity in recent years.This show has a Character Sheet.
After War Gundam X contains examples of the following tropes: