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Awesome Music: Gundam

Mobile Suit Gundam (Gundam 0079)

Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory

  • The very aptly named Men of Destiny.
  • The Winner is nothing to scoff at either.
  • We later get Oblivion from the same source as Men of Destiny. It uses the exact same instrumental, but rather than simply dubbing the lyrics into English, new somewhat apocalyptic, yet still awesomely GAR, lyrics were written, effectively making it a new song. Also somewhat unique for an English song, it was used in the original Japanese version of the show, and has perfect grammar and pronunciation. And it is freaking awesome.
  • Assault Waves, the perfect music to have epic MS duels to.
  • Dendrobium is amazing as well.

08th MS Team

Zeta Gundam

  • Awesome 80's music with the Opening Themes Zeta - Transcending Times and From an Aqueous Star with Love, both of which were co-written by Neil Sedaka.
    • The movies are no slouch in the OP department either. Case in point: the first movie opens with the awesome song "Metamorphoze" from Gackt, of which there exists a recursive adaptation in the form of the song's official music video, containing actual footage from the movie.
  • The Pulse of Zeta, which was used as the opening theme for the English version. For some fans it elevated Zeta to the halls of awesome space opera that gives Star Wars a run for its money.
  • A.E.U.G., which contains a few motifs from "Pulse of Zeta", is no slouch either.
  • Riders in the Skies, which plays during the climax of the finale.

Gundam Sentinel

  • "The Struggle of Ayers", written as the backdrop for the battle between the Ex-S Gundam and the Gundam MK V.

Gundam ZZ

Char's Counterattack

Gundam Unicorn

Hathaway's Flash

Gundam F91

Crossbone Gundam

Victory Gundam

G Gundam

Gundam Wing

After War Gundam X

∀ Gundam

∀ Gundam takes this Up to Eleven with the tradition of great Gundam music teamed up with Yoko Kanno and its awesome results:

Gundam SEED

Gundam SEED Astray

Gundam SEED Destiny

  • "Ignited". Probably kicks a lot of ass in terms of awesomeness.
  • "PRIDE" (the second opening theme) by HIGH and MIGHTY COLOR. Hell yes.
    • "Life Goes On" is also filled with awesome, and has more variations used in the episodes than the other ending themes. "Kimi wa Boku ni Niteiru" is also excellent, and is the only ending theme to be used in the series and the Special Editions.
  • "Reason", the first ending theme, is Hot-Blooded to the max.
  • "Kanashimi no Stella" is heartbreakingly beautiful.
    • And then we have Stella's image song, "Shinkai no Kodoku". Just as pretty, and just as heartbreaking.
  • "Youki to Bishoumi" is what makes Dearka, Yzak and Athrun teaming up again so awesome early on in the series.
  • "Kyouki no Hate", played when the Destroy goes on its horror-laden rampage.
  • "Kuroi Hadou", Shinn's battle theme towards the end, complete with Ominous Latin Chanting.
  • "Sakebi to Gekitetsu", played as Athrun and Mu race to destroy the Requiem. The finale of Destiny doesn't measure up to the one in SEED, but the music for it certainly does.
  • "Gaia x Chaos x Abyss", the theme for the Extendeds early on in the show (coincidentally, this is when they're legitimately badass).
  • "Launch! Impulse" is a majestic theme for a Gundam launching sequence. It is reused as one of Shinn's themes in SD Gundam Generation Wars.
  • "Kira, Just As He Pleases". Kira may have taken some actions during Destiny that were questionable, but his theme music is unquestionably badass.
  • No matter what you think of Lacus Clyne during Destiny, you cannot deny that "Fields of hope" is one of the most beautiful songs ever featured in a Gundam show.
  • "Honoo no Tobira" is Akatsuki no Kuruma's triumphant successor, played right as Cagalli pilots the Akatsuki for the first time to defend Orb from ZAFT.

Gundam 00

Gundam AGE

Gundam Build Fighters


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