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Mobile Suit Gundam

Season 1 1979 - 1980

  • 1979-04-07T08:30:00Z on TV Asahi
  • 25 mins
  • 17 hours, 55 mins
  • Japan
  • Japanese
  • Drama, Anime, Action, Adventure, War, Fantasy, Science Fiction

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...

43 episodes

1x01 (1) Gundam Rising

  • Series Premiere

    1979-04-07T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

Civilian Amuro Ray is forced to pilot a prototype Federation mobile suit when enemy Zeon mobile suits attack his home space colony .

1x02 (2) Destroy Gundam

  • 1979-04-14T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

In order to evacuate Side Seven, Amuro Ray and the Gundam duel Char Aznable and his custom Zaku out in space.

1x03 (3) Vote to Attack

  • 1979-04-21T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x04 (4) Escape From Luna II

  • 1979-04-28T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x05 (5) Re-Entry to Earth

  • 1979-05-05T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x06 (6) Garma Strikes

  • 1979-05-12T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x07 (7) The Core Fighter's Escape

  • 1979-05-19T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

Amuro attempts to contact Federation forces by flying back into space with the Core Fighter.

1x08 (8) Winds of War

  • 1979-05-26T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

A cease fire is declared between Zeon and Federation forces when the refugees aboard White Base decide to jump ship.

1x09 (9) Fly! Gundam

  • 1979-06-02T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

Amuro feels unwilling to pilot the Gundam anymore, while Garma Zabi is planning to personally lead an attack on White Base.

1x10 (10) Garma's Fate

  • 1979-06-09T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

Garma's task force consisting of Gaws pursue White Base to the now ruined city of New Yark.

1x11 (11) Icelina- Love's Remains

  • 1979-06-16T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

Icelina Esconbach asks a Zeon officer to lead a special mission to destroy White Base, responsible for the death of her boyfriend Garma.

1x12 (12) The Threat of Zeon

  • 1979-06-23T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x13 (13) Coming Home

  • 1979-06-30T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x14 (14) Time, Be Still

  • 1979-07-07T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x15 (15) Cucuruz Doan's Island

  • 1979-07-14T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

When a distress signal is detected on a small island in the Pacific, Amuro is dispatched with the Core Fighter to investigate the source.

1x16 (16) Sayla's Agony

  • 1979-07-21T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

Sayla Mass sorties with the Gundam without authorization in the hopes of finding out whether Char Aznable is her long lost brother.

1x17 (17) Amuro Deserts

  • 1979-07-28T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x18 (18) Zeon's Secret Mine

  • 1979-08-04T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x19 (19) Ramba Ral's Attack

  • 1979-08-11T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x20 (20) Hand-to-Hand Combat

  • 1979-08-18T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x21 (21) Sorrow and Hatred

  • 1979-08-25T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

Crowley Hamon spearheads one last suicidal attack on White Base with what remains of the troops once led by Ramba Ral.

1x22 (22) The Trap of M'Quve

  • 1979-09-01T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

As Operation Odessa nears, Colonel M'Quve lures the White Base into a trap while Bright Noa is unable to captain the ship.

1x23 (23) Matilda's Rescue

  • 1979-09-08T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x24 (24) Black Tri-Star

  • 1979-09-15T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x25 (25) The Battle of Odessa

  • 1979-09-22T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x26 (26) Char Returns

  • 1979-09-29T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

Under the command of Char Aznable, new Zeon amphibious mobile suits attack White Base, docked in a Federation base at Belfast.

1x27 (27) A Spy on Board

  • 1979-10-06T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

Kai Shiden develops a friendship with Miharu Ratokie, a local girl, while Char prepares a second amphibious attack on the Federation at Belfast.

1x28 (28) Across the Atlantic Ocean

  • 1979-10-13T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x29 (29) Tragedy in Jaburo

  • 1979-10-20T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x30 (30) A Wish of War Orphans

  • 1979-10-27T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x31 (31) A Decoy in Space

  • 1979-11-03T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

White Base and the Gundam confront the cruiser Zanzibar, led by Char, and a mobile armor called Bigro in low earth orbit.

1x32 (32) Breakthrough

  • 1979-11-10T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x33 (33) Farewell in Side 6

  • 1979-11-17T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

In need of repairs, the White Base is attacked outside the neutral Side Six by a fleet led by Captain Coskon.

1x34 (34) A Fateful Encounter

  • 1979-11-24T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x35 (35) The Glory of Solomon

  • 1979-12-01T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

A massive Federation combined space fleet attacks the Principality of Zeon's Fortress of Solomon, commanded by Dozle Zabi.

1x36 (36) Big Zam's Last Stand

  • 1979-12-08T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x37 (37) The Duel in Texas

  • 1979-12-15T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x38 (38) Char and Sayla

  • 1979-12-22T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x39 (39) The Newtype: Challia Bull

  • 1979-12-29T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x40 (40) Lalah's Dilemma

  • 1980-01-05T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x41 (41) A Cosmic Glow

  • 1980-01-12T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

Amuro and Lalah fight each other for the second time and communicate telepathically, while Gihren Zabi inspects the construction of the Solar Ray.

1x42 (42) Space Fortress A Baoa Qu

  • 1980-01-19T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

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.

1x43 (43) Escape

  • 1980-01-26T08:30:00Z — 25 mins

The Battle of A Baoa Qu reaches a critical point; White Base is deep within enemy territory, Amuro and Char's relentless duel continues, and Kycilia Zabi struggles in command.