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Gundam Wing

Alt titles: Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

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The year is After Colony 195, and mankind is in the midst of a seemingly endless ongoing war between the Space Colonies and the ones who created them: the people of Earth. To give the Colonies the advantage, five mobile suits called Gundams were created. Equipped with enhanced technology and extremely talented young pilots, these are the ultimate machines of war. While Relena Peacecraft pleads for peace, Heero Yui leads the Gundams into the battle with Earth to attain it. As their personalities and visions clash, their goal is the same: freedom for all and peace at last.

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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin Other   TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam TV 1979 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam I Movie 1981 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow Movie 1981 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space Movie 1982 TBD
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam TV 1985 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ TV 1986 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack Movie 1988 TBD
Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk I Other 1988 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket OVA 1989 TBD
Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk II OVA 1989 TBD
Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk III OVA 1989 TBD
Mobile Suit SD Gundam's Counterattack OVA 1989 TBD
All That Gundam Other 1989 TBD
Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk IV OVA 1990 TBD
Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk V OVA 1990 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory OVA 1991 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam F91 Movie 1991 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: The Afterglow of Zeon Movie 1992 TBD
Mobile Suit Victory Gundam TV 1993 TBD
Mobile Fighter G Gundam TV 1994 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam 08th MS Team OVA 1996 TBD
Mobile New Century Gundam X TV 1996 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Operation Meteor OVA 1996 TBD
Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz OVA 1997 TBD
Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz Movie Movie 1998 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team - Miller's Report Movie 1998 TBD
Gundam: Mission To The Rise Other 1998 TBD
Turn A Gundam TV 1999 TBD
Gundam Evolve OVA 2001 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED TV 2002 TBD
Turn A Gundam I: Earth Light Movie 2002 TBD
Turn A Gundam II: Moonlight Butterfly Movie 2002 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny TV 2004 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED MSV Astray OVA 2004 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam MS IGLOO: The Hidden One Year War OVA 2004 TBD
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Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Movie II: The Far-Away Dawn TV Special 2004 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Movie III: The Rumbling Sky TV Special 2004 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED: After Phase: In the Valley of Stars DVD Special 2004 TBD
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: A New Translation -Heirs to the Stars- Movie 2005 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Final Plus: The Chosen Future TV Special 2005 TBD
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: A New Translation II -Lovers- Movie 2005 TBD
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Mobile Suit Gundam MS IGLOO: Apocalypse 0079 OVA 2006 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Special Edition I: The Broken World TV Special 2006 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Special Edition II: Respective Swords TV Special 2006 TBD
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Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: A New Translation III -Love is the Pulse of the Stars- Movie 2006 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 TV 2007 TBD
Gundam SEED Character Theater TV Special 2007 TBD
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Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Second Season TV 2008 TBD
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Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Special Edition I: Celestial Being OVA 2009 TBD
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30th Gundam Perfect Mission Other 2009 TBD
Ring of Gundam Movie 2009 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ: Gundam Frag. DVD Special 2009 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn OVA 2010 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 The Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer Movie 2010 TBD
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 Special Edition III: Return the World OVA 2010 TBD
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Shukou MURASE Character Design
Masashi IKEDA Director
Ko OTANI Music
Masuo UEDA Producer
Hideyuki TOMIOKA Producer
Yoshiaki KOIZUMI Producer

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Gonzo does it again with this action-packed mecha comedy. She's an ordinary high school girl. He's a counterterror agent assigned to protect her from those who would steal the information locked in her mind. OK, so she's not so normal after all. Armored Slave battles and lovers' spats abound as Sousuke and his comrades try to track down the mysterious Gauln before it's too late.

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freakzilla
Though Gundam Wing has better fights than Full Metal Panic, both are very popular in the mecha genre. Also the main characters are very alike: militarian and world-strange.
jastheace
If you like the attitude of the main character, you will also like this anime. Both main characters have a similar, utilitarian attitude. Plus they both have cool fighting mecha.
kamirura
I don't know Gundam Wing and Full Metal panic just seems like twins to me. They got the same mecha team and a cute little love story between the main guy and the main girl. Though Gundam sometimes feel even a bit more mecha inspired than full metal panic.
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These are two anime series about men who take themselves way too seriously. In Gundam Wing, Heero Yui is a freedom fighter for the space colonies who takes his missions quite seriously and is willingly to complete them at any cost. During the midst of all the fighting Heero finds himself entangled with the pacifist Relena Peacecraft.

Like Heero Yui in Gundam, Sousuke Sagara is a teenage soldier assigned to protect Kaname Chidori, but he soon figures out this will not be an easy task. Between his lack of common sense and her explosive personality this series makes for a laugh out loud spectacle. Sasuke and Heero sure do have their work cut out for them! Though Gundam pushes more to the serious side of this mecha genre both series are highly recommended.

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If mechas and a badass main character is your thing, then Full Metal Panic! is highly recommended. Sousuke could even be considered Heero's twin brother.

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Both of these Animes deal with Mech action, and some of the best out there by the way, while also having some romance in there. Also the main character of both are so like eachother its scary.

eaper

Each of these series are based around mechs fighting for "justice." Both of these series have a main male (Hero or Soususe) that are extremely formal, seeming to be a perfect soldier, but showing that that isn't always the case. The supporting male in each are similar (Or at least Duo and Kurz) and provide some comedic back ground. Finally, at least one villain in each seems like the perfect match for the main lead's skills in a mech.

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If you like mecha, you're going to love Escaflowne and Gundam Wing. They are full of action and drama, and have great fights between awesome robots.

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streety2k

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stingreis

I would recommend one to the other because they both have mecha battles, and both stories revolved around a war. Furthermore each of these series has points where you are forced to see from other perspectives.

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The universe of the future is divided between the Earth Alliance and ZAFT. After a year of war, ZAFT attacks the neutral colony Heliopolis to steal five prototype mobile suits. The mission is a success, but a young man named Kira stumbles upon the fifth Gundam, and he may be the Alliance's only hope...

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BenderZed
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freakzilla
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Lothar
Although Seed and Wing are set in different universes, the similarities are numerous. Both feature entire universes in war, huge fleets and loads of meccha action. They show how friends are thrown against each others in the horror of wars. The characters are well made and you feel for them throughout the shows. If you like on of them, you'll enjoy the other one as well.
sublime
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NekoRocket
Evangelion and Gundam Wing are both kinda angsty series about youths fighting to protect the peace... with strong governmental conspiracies boiling in the background. Outstanding mecha designs and very deep stories, both are worth a good watch.
Myviewing

Evangelion is similar to Gundam Wing in terms of giant robots. In this show, young children have to face aliens named as "Angels" who are for some reason invading  Earth. In the midst of it all, the mysterious organization known as SEELE is preparing for a project that will affect all of mankind. The effects of the battles though are much more in depth than many shows and it deals with them on not only a physical basis, but also a psychological one. If you were into the mystery and psychological effects of warfare of Gundam Wing, Evangelion is the one for you!

contralto

Both shows feature a young male teenager who happens to maneuver an ultimate fighting robot to protect his home - and destroy the enemies'. They follow the formulaic mecha storyline. 

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cassiesheepgirl

Like mecha? Like angsty teens? Brilliant, then both of these series are for you. Both Gundam Wing and Evangelion focus on the lives of the young people who pilot large mechass in order to protect the earth. Both also focus quite heavily on their troubles as much as they do on the fighting. If you liked one, it's worth trying the other.

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Both of these series revolve around mechas, "saviors" chosen to save oppressed peoples, and a strong central character with a sense of mystery about him.

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