Kidō Senshi Gundam-san

Title:Kidō Senshi Gundam-san
Mobile Suit Gundam-san
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Notables: Animation - SUNRISE
An anime short adaptation of the 4-coma manga of the same name, putting the Gundam characters in mundane, yet comical, situations.
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13 3-minute short episodes that aired from July 6 to September 28, 2014.
Animated by Sunrise.
[edit] The Gundam franchise:

Gundam (main story, UC0079-0083) Gundam Z (sequel, UC0087) Gundam ZZ (sequel, UC0088) Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack (sequel, UC0093) Gundam Unicorn (sequel, UC0096) Gundam: Twilight Axis (sequel, UC0096) Gundam Narrative (sequel, UC0097) Gundam F91 (sequel, UC0123) Victory Gundam (sequel, UC0153) Gundam: The Origin (prequel, UC0068-0079) The 08th MS Team (side story, UC0079) MS IGLOO (side story, UC0079) SD Gundam Mobile Fighter G Gundam (Future Century) Gundam Wing (After Colony calendar system) Gundam X (After War timeline) Turn A Gundam (CC timeline) Gundam Evolve Gundam SEED (cosmic era) Gundam 00 (Anno Domini timeline) Gundam AGE Gundam Build Fighters Mobile Suit Gundam-San Gundam: G no Reconguista (Regild Century timeline) Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans (Post Disaster timeline)
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Rent 6 5 6 5 6 6 Ggultra2764 [series:3416#1552]
This anime short series is meant to be a fun parody of characters and events from Mobile Suit Gundam. The results are hit or miss as to be expected from a gag comedy, as I got some glee out of how over-the-top things got with the anime's depiction of elements to the series like Char's relationship with Lalah Sune, Sayla attempting to counsel Bright following his infamous slap on Amuro, and use of the Newtype power. However, the show does occasionally rely on more crass humor to attempt getting laughs yet this misses the mark on many occasions where its implemented. Still, the comedy that parodied elements of the original Gundam series did get some genuine laughs out of me and the episodes were short enough to not wear out their welcome. If you're a Gundam fan that doesn't mind some comedy poking fun of one of the franchise's flagship titles, Mobile Suit Gundam-san is worth a peek.

Last updated Tuesday, September 05 2017. Created Tuesday, September 05 2017.

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