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Why is Gundam not popular?

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Why is Gundam not popular? Part of Gundam’s obscure status stems from its decades-old legacy, as well as its less than ideal handling in North American countries. Anime is currently at its zenith of international popularity, with mainstream franchises reaching more audiences than ever.

What year did Gundam come out? The franchise began on Ap, with Mobile Suit Gundam, a TV series that defined the “real robot” mecha anime genre by featuring giant robots called mobile suits (including the original titular mecha) in a militaristic setting.

Is RX 78 the first Gundam? The “original” Gundam, the RX-78-2 design was to be the second unit in a line of eight prototype high-performance assault-type mobile suits.

Which Gundam should I start with?

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Is Code Geass like Gundam?

While Code Geass deals more with humanity issues, Gundam 00 focuses on the futility of war. It is also more mecha-centric than Code Geass and there is no lack of action in either series. The both players want to change the world, regardless of the methods. Both full of drama and suspense, both are dark.

Which was first anime?

Three Tales (1960) was the first anime film broadcast on television; the first anime television series was Instant History (1961–64). An early and influential success was Astro Boy (1963–66), a television series directed by Tezuka based on his manga of the same name.

What is the most classic Gundam?

One of the most famous and iconic of the mobile suits, Gundam Wing Zero is piloted by Gunam Wing protagonist Heero Yuy. Designed for maximum maneuverability and firepower it has two beam sabers and machine cannons, a twin buster rifle and a shield as well as Neo-Bird Mode for situations when high-speed is a necessity.

Why is it called RX-78?

The Bandai RX-78 is a Japanese 8-bit microcomputer manufactured by Bandai. Its name comes from the RX-78-2 Gundam. It was released in July 1983, and employed a SHARP LH0080A (Zilog Z80A clone) CPU.

Why is RX-78-2 so popular?

The Gundam was incredibly advanced for its time. Built from lightweight Luna Titanium Alloy, its frame was both lighter than that of Zeon’s mass-produced mobile suits and much sturdier, able to shrug off a MS-06 Zaku II’s machine gun fire with little to no damage.

What is the tallest Gundam?

The RX-93 Nu Gundam will be the tallest Gundam model with a height of approximately 65.6 feet (20 meters), towering over Tokyo’s full-size RX-o Unicron Gundam, Yokohama’s RX-78-2 Gundam and Shanghai’s ZGMF-X10A Freedom Gundam.

Who is the best Gundam?

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  • 10/10 Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
  • 9/10 Mobile Fighter G Gundam (1994)
  • 8/10 Gundam Build Fighters, Fighters Try (2013, 2014)
  • 7/10 Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (1995)
  • 6/10 Mobile Suit Gundam SEED, SEED Destiny (2002, 2004)
  • 5/10 Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (2007)

Who is the main Gundam?

Amuro Ray (アムロ・レイ, Amuro Rei?) is the main protagonist of Mobile Suit Gundam, a supporting character in the sequel Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, and the protagonist of Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack. A Newtype, he is most famous for piloting the powerful RX-78-2 Gundam during the One Year War.

Which Gundam has the best design?

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  • 8/10 Unicorn Banshee.
  • 7/10 FA-78 Full Armor Gundam (Thunderbolt Ver.)
  • 6/10 GAT-X105E+AQM/E-X09S Strike Noir Gundam.
  • 5/10 Strike Freedom Gundam.
  • 4/10 Heavyarms Custom (Endless Waltz Ver.)
  • 3/10 God Gundam.
  • 2/10 Wing Gundam Zero (Endless Waltz Ver.)
  • 1/10 ν Gundam (Nu Gundam)

Who would win Gundam or Transformers?

In all seriousness, gundam would win. Most gundams are a lot taller than Transformers, and as RX-78-2 said, they’re faster. The weapons can be far more devastating as well. A beam saber would destroy optimus’ heat sword.

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