I find myself liking the sidestory series of Mobile Suit Gundam for the same reasons people hate the Star Wars prequels in that they take away from what made the series special to begin with. Mobile Suit Gundam's primary series, Zeta and Char's Counterattack and the Original Star Wars movies both put weight in the importance on a new kind of person or people with seemingly magical abilities and the the sidestories of Gundam and the Prequel Trilogy focus more on action and not as much … more
I've come to the Gundam party rather late in the grand scheme of things. After years of loving mecha-based shows like Robotech and Voltron, I finally decided to attempt to devote to the ever-expanding Gundam universe. Beginning with the original Mobile Suit series, I then ventured into the Zeta saga. From there it was on to Wing, Seed and Seed Destiny. Throughout this tour, I picked away at some of the smaller self-contained stories like the enjoyable 0083 Stardust Memory and this, the War in the … more
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