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YMMV: Mobile Fighter G Gundam
  • Crazy Awesome: The Series itself, being the franchise's Oddball in the Series.
  • Crosses the Line Twice: All the ethnic and national stereotypes probably would've been more offensive if the series wasn't so over-the-top and silly.
  • Crowning Music of Awesome: Check out the Gundam page for entries from this series.
  • Die for Our Ship: Allenby with the Domon/Rain shippers and Rain with the Domon/Allenby shippers. The former is particularly absurd given that by time of the finale Allenby becomes the biggest in-universe Domon/Rain shipper.
    • Domon, if you ship Rain with George or Chibodee. Because it's not like he has the Freudian Excuse that makes him harsh to everyone, nooooo, he has to be a drunkard and evil Domestic Abuser...
  • Ensemble Dark Horse: Hans Holgar from Neo Denmark. He's got a fish-shaped Gundam, but his smarts and and VERY good looks have given him a special place in the fans's hearts
    • To a lesser extent, Master Asia's horse and gloating platform, Fuunsaiki.
    • Least not forget Neo Holland's Nether Gundam aka Windmill Gundam.
    • And Kyral Mekirel, Handicapped Badass Grandpa.
    • In Japan, Mandala Gundam is fairly popular - evidently due to its especially bizarre design.
      • This backfired when G Gundam toys were released stateside: Mandala Gundam action figures were always the ones left hanging on the shelves.
  • Esoteric Happy Ending: While on the personal level it's happy, on the global scale it may not be as happy as it seems. There's another Gundam Fight coming, though the pilots' resolve to preserve the Earth means that it might not be as ecologically-devastating this time round. The tone of the series and the conversation between Chairman Karato and Dr. Kasshu in the finale seems to strongly imply that they will devise a way to make the system less destructive, especially since Dr. Kasshu himself is now free to have another try at creating something that can restore Earth that won't decide to Kill All Humans if it gets a little dinged up on landing.
  • Fashion-Victim Villain: Michelo, replete with dark colors and Spikes of Villainy.
  • Fetish Fuel Station Attendant: Domon, a male example.
  • Fountain of Memes: Goes hand-in-hand with being an Oddball in the Series that runs on Narm Charm.
  • Ham and Cheese: This anime is a mile-high ham and cheese sandwich with the works. And it's glorious. Perhaps even more so with the English dub.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: Blink and you miss it, but the Twin Towers are visible in some of the establishing shots for Manhattan.
  • Ho Yay: Chibodee, with Domon, especially in their Neo Hong Kong match. It's very MANLY, too.
  • Love It or Hate It: Audiences either palm their face or cheer when the martial arts-related antics start happening.
  • Magnificent Bastard: Both Prime Minister Wong and Master Asia.
    • Major Ulube Ishikawa is either this or a highly-efficient Smug Snake.
  • Memetic Badass:
    • Master Asia, who could solo the Gundam multiverse. On foot armed only with a sash.
    • Also Domon and Rain as a "Memetic Sweet Couple", only Garrod and Tiffa edge them out in that regard.
  • Memetic Mutation: Any variation of Domon's Shining/Erupting God Finger attack, due to the ridiculous levels of Narm Charm it exudes.
  • Mexicans Love Speedy Gonzales: Americans Love Chibodee Crocket. He's a Boisterous Bruiser with his fair share of Eagleland tendencies. He's enormously popular in the United States because he's so damn Crazy Awesome.
  • Narm: It's Gundam, there's bound to be a lot of it... but in this case...
  • Narm Charm: ...this show wouldn't be HALF the awesome it is if it was NOT corny and narmy. The narmiest moment was Master Asia declaring he would become: SUPER ASIA.
    • Or Domon's line in Episode 26: "Except this time, I'M A WONDER BUG!!!"
    • This, one of the most Hot-Blooded renditions of Domon's In the Name of the Moon speech.
    • The entire dub is so hilariously over-the-top and silly, but considering the nature of the show it fits perfectly.
    • There's the Grand Finale. Never has an Anguished Declaration of Love been so fucking heartfelt and Hot-Blooded. To say nothing of the Sekiha Love-Love Tenkyoken, Burger King and all.
    • The english voice acting is stilted and blocky, as if they are trying to read some of their lines for this series while trying to remain focused.
  • Newer Than They Think: Robot Jox predates this anime by four years and has a similar plot.
  • One-Scene Wonder: Some feel this way about the previous generation of the Shuffle Alliance.
  • Wangst: Domon and Rain's relationship slips into this occasionally, notably towards the end of the series.
  • What Do You Mean, It Wasn't Made on Drugs?: Some of the Gundam designs are freaking surreal.
  • What Measure Is a Non-Badass?: Rain had the misfortune of falling in love with Domon at the end of the series. Cue the cries of "Rain lost coolness because of that" from the Fan Dumb. They consider her "inferior" to Allenby due to being more traditionally feminine than she is and for being the Ms. Fanservice, ignoring her multifaceted personality.
    • Not to mention, Rain fully demonstrated that just because she doesn't like to fight doesn't mean she's not good at it, especially after piloting the Rising Gundam to rescue Allenby from DG Cell takeover.
    • The alternate interpretation is that while Rain ended up with Domon, Allenby still remains single and available
  • Woolseyism:
    • Chibodee's nicknames for the other fighters are changed from national adjectives, to simply the names of their countries. This avoids accidental allusions to America's use of "Japanese" as a racial epithet during World War II and earlier.
    • Also, the song that Rain and Chibodee's crew sings when he fights Romario. In Japanese, it's the end credits song. In English? AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL.

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