September through December in the year Universal Century 0079 the Principality of Zeon invents a gigantic human-shaped weapon called the Mobile Suit and begins its war for independence against the Earth Federation. Amuro Ray becomes the pilot of Gundam, a prototype developed by Federation Force. Through his battles against the ace pilot of Zeon, Char Aznable, and the bitter trials of the war, he becomes aware of his uniqueness as a NewType...
Civilian Amuro Ray is forced to pilot a prototype Federation mobile suit when enemy Zeon mobile suits attack his home space colony .
In order to evacuate Side Seven, Amuro Ray and the Gundam duel Char Aznable and his custom Zaku out in space.
In order to improve their chances of eluding Char Aznable's pursuit of White Base, the crew has to vote whether to attack a Zeon supply ship or not.
After arriving at a Federation asteroid military base, the White Base is confiscated and its crew are arrested for violating military protocol by allowing civilians to use top secret government property.
Bright Noa is instructed to take the White Base to a military base on Earth, but first they have to take on Char Aznable's forces near the atmospheric entry point.
White Base arrives on Zeon territory due to Char Aznable's strategy; Garma Zabi, eager to impress his sister Kycilia and his friend Char, decides to attack White Base.
Amuro attempts to contact Federation forces by flying back into space with the Core Fighter.
A cease fire is declared between Zeon and Federation forces when the refugees aboard White Base decide to jump ship.
Amuro feels unwilling to pilot the Gundam anymore, while Garma Zabi is planning to personally lead an attack on White Base.
Garma's task force consisting of Gaws pursue White Base to the now ruined city of New Yark.
Icelina Esconbach asks a Zeon officer to lead a special mission to destroy White Base, responsible for the death of her boyfriend Garma.
Gihren Zabi uses the death of his brother Garma as a rallying point for the Zeon cause while a new task force led by Ramba Ral and his Gouf mobile suit pursue White Base.
Amuro Ray is reunited with his mother Kamaria when the crew of White Base coincidentally decides to rest near the place where he was born.
Time is running out for Amuro when a small squadron of Zeon soldiers in hovering bikes plant time bombs all over the Gundam's frame.
When a distress signal is detected on a small island in the Pacific, Amuro is dispatched with the Core Fighter to investigate the source.
Sayla Mass sorties with the Gundam without authorization in the hopes of finding out whether Char Aznable is her long lost brother.
Bright Noa decides to relieve Amuro as pilot of the Gundam after a tactical blunder made by the latter on the field of battle nearly results in defeat.
The crew of White Base searches for the Amuro and the Gundam; Amuro hopes to end the war by attacking a mine believed to be the main source of iron ore for the Zeon war industry.
A mobile suit squadron led by Ramba Ral and his Gouf attack White Base while Amuro and the Gundam return just in time to help.
An all-out battle breaks out inside White Base as Ramba Ral and his soldiers infiltrate the ship in the hopes of capturing or destroying it.
Crowley Hamon spearheads one last suicidal attack on White Base with what remains of the troops once led by Ramba Ral.
As Operation Odessa nears, Colonel M'Quve lures the White Base into a trap while Bright Noa is unable to captain the ship.
Lieutenant Matilda's supply corps is attacked by Zeon Goufs when they attempt to send upgrade modules for the Gundam and supply and repair parts for White Base.
A mole inside the Federation tips off Zeon HQ, who then send the Black Tri-Stars special team ordered to destroy the White Base and her prototype mobile suits.
Amuro discovers the Zeon mole, stops a nuclear bomb, and faces off the remaining two members of the Black Tri-Stars as the battle at Odessa continues.
Under the command of Char Aznable, new Zeon amphibious mobile suits attack White Base, docked in a Federation base at Belfast.
Kai Shiden develops a friendship with Miharu Ratokie, a local girl, while Char prepares a second amphibious attack on the Federation at Belfast.
Thanks to intelligence acquired from Miharu, Flanagan Boone and his Mad Angler squadron attack the White Base en route to Jaburo headquarters in South America.
The White Base finally reaches Jaburo general headquarters; Zeon then launches a massive invasion on the base led by Char and his custom Z'Gok.
Char infiltrates Jaburo with a squadron of Acguy mobile suits and plant time bombs on the Federation's new mass-produced GMs, but not before being discovered by Katz, Kikka, and Letz.
White Base and the Gundam confront the cruiser Zanzibar, led by Char, and a mobile armor called Bigro in low earth orbit.
A task force of Musai cruisers and Rick Doms led by Dren attempt to destroy the White Base as it heads towards the neutral colony of Side Six.
In need of repairs, the White Base is attacked outside the neutral Side Six by a fleet led by Captain Coskon.
Inside Side Six, Amuro meets a beautiful girl named Lalah Sune and tensions run high when a Zanzibar ship led by Char Aznable docks next to the White Base.
A massive Federation combined space fleet attacks the Principality of Zeon's Fortress of Solomon, commanded by Dozle Zabi.
As the battle continues, a hulking mobile armor piloted by Dozle Zabi inflicts heavy losses on the Federation; Amuro and Sleggar come up with a plan to stop its onslaught.
Amuro Ray's Gundam duels Colonel M'Quve's Gyan on the abandoned and dilapitated colony of Texas while Char and Lalah watch from afar.
Char Aznable's Gelgoog takes over M'Quve on engaging the Gundam while the White Base enters the Texas colony and sends Sayla Mass and Job John to search for Amuro.
Gihren Zabi sends Char a Newtype to pilot the new Braw Bro; Amuro's own Newtype abilities are growing as he senses the presence of Lalah.
The Gundam is upgraded and Lalah's Elmeth enters combat for the first time; Amuro and Lalah cross paths again but this time as enemies.
Amuro and Lalah fight each other for the second time and communicate telepathically, while Gihren Zabi inspects the construction of the Solar Ray.
Federation forces, including White Base, proceed to invade the Fortress of A Baoa Qu despite losing half of their combined fleet caused by Zeon's Solar Ray; Amuro and Char -now piloting the Zeong- engage in battle again.