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Fan Nickname: Gundam
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     The Universal Century 
  • In a rare author example, Yoshiyuki Tomino is referred to by fans as "Kill 'em All Tomino" for his reputation for killing the entire casts of his shows, main characters included.
  • Granddaddy - a nickname given by most modelers to the RX-78 Gundam, due to being the very first one to bear the name.
  • Ped Comet - Another name for Char due to his rumored questionable relations towards underaged UC girls like Lalah and Quess (Puru is often roped into this group due to Super Robot Wars series coexistence hijinks).
  • Gruntmobile - The GM, The Federation's mass produced mobile suit in the UC continuity.
  • Blueberry Yogurt - Gundam ZZ's Roux Louka.
  • Space AIDS - The 08th MS Team's Ginias Sahalin, spurred by his implied terminal illness and unfortunate character design.
  • Top Gundam - Gundam 0083 (reference to Top Gun)
  • Metal Gear Gundam - The GP-02 from Gundam 0083, as like the titular Metal Gears is a mecha designed to deploy nuclear weapons.
  • Heavy Metal L-Gundam / Gunchoon - White Gundam from Mamoru Nagano's Newtype Magazine MSV series, due to its resemblance to the title mech of Nagano & Yoshiyuki Tomino's earlier collaboration Heavy Metal L Gaim or its Expy, Junchoon from Nagano's later Spiritual Successor solo series, The Five Star Stories.
  • Gundam 0081 - The nickname given to the latest UC Gundam videogame project before its official name was known. The game was eventually released under the title Mobile Suit Gundam Battlefield Record UC 0081.
  • No Zaku - The MS-07B Gouf, after Ramba Ral's memetic declaration to Amuro that it is "no Zaku, boy! No Zaku!"
  • Tobia Arronax is often referred to as "UC's Chuck Norris" or "UC's MacGyver" because of all the crazy stunts he gets away with. Seriously. The kid is tough.
  • Papsmere Circus - Paptimus Scirocco. The guy had such a silly name already it had to be made sillier.
  • Banana - Banagher Links of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, due to his silly first name and yellow eyes.
  • Purustitute - Marida Cruz a.k.a Ple Twelve, due to her Dark and Troubled Past as a hooker.
  • Palm Tree - The Kshatriya, for its funnel pods looking like large leaves and its green color scheme
    • Other fans also refer to it as "Quad-Wing" because of its overly huge pods (used as an In-Series Nickname)
  • Godspeed - The nameless Stark Jegan pilot from the first episode.
  • Spiegel Cosplay - The Geara Zulu, for looking like a Zaku with Gundam Spiegel's helmet
    • Geara Leo - The Geara Zulu that blew up when a stray Beam Magnum shot passed near it, in reference to Gundam Wing's Mecha-Mook Leo, which were known to blow up even from shots that missed.
  • Mullet Char - Full Frontal
    • Fat Frontal, because he looks rather bulky in that uniform compared to the original Char he is trying to emulate
  • Commander McAwesome - Daguza Mackle, for his audacious tactics against Ace Custom units. Usually with a Bazooka.
  • Kobe Byarlant - The RX-160S Byarlant Custom in OVA 4; despite being an outdated Titans design, it more than holds its own against a multitude of Sleeves and Zeon Remnant suits, simultaneously.
  • Gundam F97 - Crossbone Gundam, a reference to the technical name given to the titular model by SNRI.
  • Queen Bitch of The Gundam Universe - Katejina Loos, resident Ax-Crazy Ace Pilot from Mobile Suit Victory Gundam.
  • Bikini Babe Assault team - the girls that attacked Uso Ewin's Gundam on Katejina's orders. In space. With RPG's. Wearing nothing but... well, guess.
  • The Red Comet Begins - a nickname to the upcoming animated version of Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin, with the first episode covering flashbacks to Char and Sayla's childhood.

     The Future Century 

     The After Colony Era 
  • The Perfect Soldier - Heero Yuy
  • The Bat-Gundam - The Deathscythe Hell, especially the Endless Waltz version, because of its resemblance to Batman.
  • Not completely widespread but Lady Une surely earned the title Schizo Chick, when Saint Une appeared on the scene.
  • Wufail - Wufei Chang, as he isn't exactly popular with the public.
  • Low-Rent Char/Char Fanboy - Zechs Merquise, the most Char-like of all the clones.
  • Wing Boys - The five main Gundam pilots (Heero, Duo, Trowa, Quatre and Wu Fei).

     The After War Era 
  • Frosties - Shagia Frost and Olba Frost, The Frost Brothers, Gundam X's duo of villains.
  • GARrod Ran - name capitalized for all the awesome things he manages to pull off in-series.
  • The Most Interesting Gundam in the World - the Gundam Double X, better known as the Dos Equis.

     The Correct Century 

     The Cosmic Era 
  • Gundam SEED's Mitsuo Fukuda was likewise known as "Flashback 'em All Fukuda" by the end of Gundam SEED Destiny for the show's overuse of flashbacks.
    • Also known as "Bring 'Em Back" Fukuda for being unable to allow characters like Andrew Waltfeld and Mu La Flaga to stay dead, however awesome their exits were.
    • Also also known as "Clip Show 'Em All Fukuda", again to contrast with Tomino.
  • The Druggies - Orga, Shani, and Clotho, the three Alliance Gundam pilots from late in the series; they can fight on the same level as genetically enhanced Coordinators, but require a special drug (with horrible withdrawal symptoms) to do so. Notable for being used as more of a term of affection than derision among the fandom, despite the name's negative connotations. The Japanese equivalent of this nickname is "Baka Trio", from the word for stupid or idiot.
    • The Japanese fans also refer to Sting, Stella, and Auel (the Alliance Gundam pilots from Destiny) as the New Baka Trio; American fans never really gave them a nickname.
  • Jesus Yamato - Kira Yamato as of Gundam SEED Destiny. Given to the character by disgruntled fans who feel that the character was made invincible and given an Omniscient Morality License simply due to being popular with the Japanese audience, or because of the perceived notion that he is series director Mitsuo Fukuda's Marty Stu. Related are the nicknames "Virgin Mary Clyne" or "Virgin Mary 2.0" for Lacus Clyne, for the same reasons as Kira, only with Lacus being accused of writer Chiaki Morosawa's Author Avatar/Creator's Pet.
  • In the wake of his death, Chairman Durandal acquired the nickname "Space Commie Naraku" due to his striking resemblance to the Big Bad of Inuyasha and the fact that the Destiny Plan is essentially Communism IN SPACE.
  • Darth Lux/Empress Palpacus, thanks to this video.
  • The Destiny Finger - the Palma Fiocina hand-mounted cannon on the Gundam of the same name, being a blatant Shout-Out to the franchise's very first weaponized facepalm.
  • Captain Jiggles - Murrue Ramius, due to her being famous for Gainaxing.

     The Anno Domini Era 
  • Tieria Erde has gained an entire laundry list of nicknames as the series progressed. Here's just a handful...
    • "Vowels" - The most famous of his nicknames, coined within a few episodes of the series' beginning because... well, look at all the vowels in that name!
    • "Zetsubou-sensei" - because he's voiced by Hiroshi Kamiya, the same seiyuu who voices the famous teacher.
    • "Moeria" - because his fangirls think he's adorable when he's sad.
    • Lockon's Widows - he and Feldt Grace were collectively known as this for a short time, following certain events from near the end of season one.
    • "Titeria" - just look at episode 8 of the second season for all you need to know on this one.
    • "Showels" - for his little bit of fanservice in episode 10 of season two.
    • Black Tieria - for the pilot of the Seravee in Celestial Being: The Movie, the movie within a movie in Gundam 00: A Wakening of the Trailblazer.
  • Team Patrick - Patrick Colasour, resident loser antagonist. Named after the Team Rocket trio from the Pokémon anime.
  • Bad/Evil Amuro - Ribbons Almark, Alejandro Corner's useful and traitorous servant, as a result of being voiced by Tōru Furuya, who played Amuro Ray from the original Mobile Suit Gundam, and there's also "Fucking Ribbons" after he reveals himself to be the true big bad and leaves Corner to die as well as many other bastard moves he does henceforth..
  • Prince Ali - Ali Al-Saachez, since his first name is a popular name for Arabian Nights princes, but most infamously the disguise used by Aladdin in the Disney version: Prince Ali. Thus, there has been some Memetic Mutation replacing Aladdin in his Prince guise with Ali Al-Saachez' face, and they even poke fun with his Image Song: "Prince Ali, Mighty Is He!"
    • Since his death, people have rewritten the meme to "Prince Ali, Mighty Was He." Rest in peace, O lovable bastard.
  • Johann Trinity, the eldest of the Gundam Thrones, is referred to as "Captain Hotpants" for being the leader of the trio and wearing very tight white shorts.
  • Setsuna F Seiei has...
  • "Sousuke" and "Gauron" - Setsuna and Ali, after the Full Metal Panic! characters they are expies of.
  • King Arthur - Saji Crossroad, according to Soul Bro Ryu of the Gundamn! podcast.
  • Papa Bear - Sergei Smirnov, due to his in-series nickname "Wild Bear of Russia". Sometimes called 'Pedo Bear' due to his interactions with teenaged Super Soldier Soma Peries... even though his feelings were obviously fatherly.
    • After he dies, the nickname 'Pedo Bear' is inherited to his now much-reviled son Andrei Smirnov for the latter's affection towards a younger Louise Halevy.
  • Stupid, sexy Lockon!
  • Lockon Stratos II, Neil's twin brother Lyle garnered a few of his own:
  • Doublelujah - (H)Allelujah, due to both personalities being active at once during (H)Alle's Crowning Moment Of Awesome in the first season's finale.
  • The Red Ranger - Anew Returner. When the CB members got color-coded outfits in 00 season 2, fans wondered where the "red ranger" was. One eventually showed up. However it was Soma Peries/Mary Parfacy who dons a Red pilot suit and mecha in batttle.
  • The A-LAWS are less affectionately called as the A-HOLES by fans.
    • Also known as A-LOLS.
  • The name 'Bushido Bob' was given to Graham Aker in the mid-series break due to the mask he was seen wearing in the previews for season 2. The authors thought it was either cool or funny because he returned with the name of 'Mr Bushido', with the note "That's what they decided to call me." (It's all your fault!)
    • And because his new mechas, the Masurao, later upgraded to Susanowo, can use the Trans-Am system, it's jokingly called the Trans-GrahAm by fans. (Or more affectionately Trans-GARHam.)
      • One fan-dub of The Movie even uses this when he activates it to help Setsuna against the ELS blocking the way.
    • Some less affectionate fans call him "Flag fucker" for his... overly affectionate treatment of the various mecha (mostly Exia).
    • Speaking of his Flags, his last two mechs in season two have been called Shin Musha Flags due to their Samurai-based design.
    • And among those less than fond of his S2 image change described above he's known as "Mr. Bullshito".
    • Other fans have also called him Graham Crackers due to the letters of his surname fitting in the second word.
  • Blasting Zone - The Trans-Am Raiser.
  • Loli GM - The GN Archer
  • Gundam Lagann - The Seraphim Gundam, because it has a face on it's chest.
  • GN Pixie Dust - GN Particles, self explannatory just by looking at them, and also because they give abilities that are almost Spiral Power level in proportion.
    • Everything except revive the dead. In turn, this gave the main character the nickname "Jesus Setsuna", and it's more than his fighting hax.
    • Actually, it revives Louise in the closing episodes of S2, after she kicks the bucket from red GN particles that power her fake left arm.
    • Lacus Dust - Referring to the pinkish-red exhaust particles spewed by the Freedom, and later, Strike Freedom.
  • Princess Poverty - derisive nickname for Princess Marina Ismail.
  • Desu-yellow - Mileina Vashti.
  • RX-78 GN Gundam - The 0 Gundam, because that's what it really is.
  • GN Guncannon - The "Reborns Cannon" portion of Ribbons' "Reborns Gundam".
  • Colonel Fatass - nickname given to Arthur Goodman, the fat A-LAWS commander.
    • An alternative is 'Captain KFC'.
    • According to the commentary from Ep1 of Season 2, the crew referred to him as "Baker-San" after a comment by one of the cast.
  • The ESF president from season 2 was given the nickname "00bama", for looking very similar.
  • SoMarie -Soma Peries/Marie Parfacy, a portmanteau nickname.
  • Darth Louise - Louise Halevy in season 2, due to having a Red Right Hand (well... left hand in her case, but still) quantum brainwaves, mostly answering only to Ribbons, and other similarities between her and Lord Vader.
  • Gundam DD - The entire series in a whole for having many busty women.
  • Nena 2 - Meena Carmine, for having her name remain unrevealed for serveral months and for being Nena's Identical Stranger.
  • Corner's Counterattack - The hilarious film within a film shown at the beginning of Gundam 00: A Wakening of the Trailblazer. The fact that the asteroid base shown bears an uncanny resemblance to Axis does not help.
  • China Bitch - Wang Liu Mei, the Chinese Smug Snake who was quite unpleasant and whose attitude throughout the series was "I want the world to change, but I don't care who does it." Occasionally called China Tits because, like almost every other female in the series, she was large-breasted.
  • Nu Exia - The 00 QAN[T], due to its design, right down to the "funnels".
  • Hank Hercules - Pang Hercury; this was the translation that at least one fansub used, and it stuck around for a while due to being a prime example of Awesome McCoolname.

     The Advanced Generation 
  • Mega Man - Flit Asuno, based on the design of his pilot suit.
  • Cult of Graham - the sinister guys in black robes that appear in Ep.5, as their leader wears a mask almost identical to one worn by Graham Aker (during his stint as Mr. Bushido) in 00 S2.
  • GM Unicorn for the Genoace Custom, due to being a cross between Gundam Unicorn and a GM.
  • Gundam RAGE for the series itself, referencing the incredibly negative reaction to the series' announcement by many fans.
  • Not-Frau Bow for Emily Armond.
  • "DAT BEARD" for Grodek Ainoa.
  • Captain Hershey: Stoller Guavaran, best known for munching on chocolate bars.
  • As of Asemu's arc, the series is starting to be called Gundam Time Skip due to its extensive use of Time Skips.
  • Super Pilot, or Supah Pairotto!: Asemu after he Took a Level in Badass.
  • Super Pirate: Captain Ash of the Bisidian pirates, because he's a pirate and Asemu Asuno.
  • Kira Asuno/Kio Yamato: Kio, after adopting Kira's anti-killing mentality.
  • Flit's worsening attitude towards the Vagans over Asemu and Kio's arcs has earned him the title Flitler.
    • And/or Grandpa Genocide in the Kio Arc.
  • Fans have dubbed "Flitoshiki" an edited version of Flit's statue at the end of the series, complete with the kanji symbol "100" - supposedly a Shout-Out to the MSN-0100 Hyaku-Shiki from Zeta

     Gundam Build Fighters 
  • Gundam Boy Friends, since the show's title abbreviates to BF. Then there's the fact that there are abundance of shipping material, both the Ho Yay and straight variety.
  • Sazaki is often called Gyandere, due to his obsession with Sei and his preference of Gunpla.
  • Rinko is called Mama-n, the suffix ~n is used in Japan as to point out cuteness aloud.
    • Also it sounds the same like the Japanese slang Maman, who is the equivalent there of the phrase MILF.
  • The moment Sengoku Astray appear fully as model kit, it earned the title Weeaboo Astray, being overtly Japanophile all around (even the name Gundam is written in Kanji)
  • The alliance of pilots who attack Fellini in episode 11 was quickly dubbed "Team NTR", since their entire motivation was revenge for Fellini stealing their girlfriends (though he insists that they came on to him).
    • Rainer is known as "Butt-hurt NTR guy" in Japan. Oh, and he lost the qualifier too.
  • In the western fandom: UC STRONK, because of the tendencies of UC-era Mobile Suits to win random battles they're portrayed in, especially against model kits representing the Alternate Universes.
  • Attack on Zaku after the appearance of a Colossal Zaku in Episode 11. Just to give you an idea...
  • This Ship Tease between Reiji and Aila has been named by reddit as "The Meatbun Chronicles". This has in turn lead to Reiji and Aila being referred to as "Mr. and Mrs. Meatbun".
  • "Gundam Valhalla", referring to the fact that Episode 23 showed off a bunch of cameos featuring a number of fallen or hard-lucked Gundam characters. Even the director has stated that this is pretty much where they all go to when they die.

     Reguild Century 
  • Eureka Gundam - A reference to Gundam Reconguista In G having character designs by Kenichi Yoshida of Eureka Seven and Overman King Gainer fame.
  • ∀ Gundam - The Prequel: Due to Tomino's involvement and Kenichi Yoshida's designs, as well as fan speculation that the series would bridge the Universal Century and Correct Century works.

  • Wavehawking: Making a custom Gunpla, only for Bandai to announce that they are making a commercial version of the mobile suit in question. Named after an forum member called Wavehawk whom this happened to repeatedly.
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