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Don't Fear the UC Gundam (Production Order)

Ever looked at the 40-year-old entertainment juggernaut that is Mobile Suit Gundam and wondered, "Where the h*ck do I begin?" Well, here's one answer.

The original three anime series and Char's Counterattack constitute a series of wars between the Earth and orbital colonies during the first century of space colonization, the Universal Century, or UC. In addition, there are a handful of OVAs (miniseries basically) and movies that tell various side stories during this same period.

This timeline is the core of Gundam, and I can't think of a better place to start than with that original trilogy and movie. Once you've got those done, you can just keep going down the line or hop around a bit if you'd…

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  • Mobile Suit Gundam
  • Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
  • Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team
  • Mobile Suit Gundam MS IGLOO: The Hidden One Year War
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn
  • Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin I - Blue-Eyed Casval
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway