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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #4 “Soldiers from Home”

Turn A Gundam’s fourth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on April 30, 1999. Turn A Gundam’s fourth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on April 30, 1999.

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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #3 “After the Festival”

Turn A Gundam’s third episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on April 23, 1999. This is the first of many episodes whose screenplay is credited to a woman—Miya…

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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #2 “The Coming of Age Ceremony”

Turn A Gundam’s second episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on April 16, 1999. It followed the highly-applauded premiere episode. Turn A Gundam’s second episode aired on April…

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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #1 “Howl at the Moon”

Turn A Gundam’s first episode was broadcast on April 9, 1999, after a production process that lasted over two years. It celebrated the Gundam franchise’s 20th anniversary as…

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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – ED1 “AURA”

Turn A Gundam’s first ending song is titled “AURA”. It is written, composed, and sung by singer-songwriter Shinji Tanimura and its music arrangement is by Yoko Kanno. Turn…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 4, Chapter 18 – “The White Doll of Peace”

We’re back! After a months-long break, we’re returning to bring you further scanlations of the Turn A Gundam manga. This manga is an adaptation of Turn A Gundam’s story…

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Turn A Gundam Resource Compilation (v. 5.0)

This serves as a consolidation of materials and resources for English-speaking audiences. Contains links to manga and novel translation projects, notable interviews, audio commentary translations, …

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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – OP1 “Turn A Turn”

Welcome to yet another new series of blog posts! This is one I’ve had in mind for a while, and I’m rewatching the show (for, if I recall,…

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The History and Production of Turn A Gundam: Part I – Victory Gundam & Battling Depression

It’s Turn A Gundam’s 22nd anniversary! To celebrate, I’m unveiling something big. Welcome to a series of blog posts detailing the history and production of Turn A Gundam!…

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New Project Announcement: “Turn A no iyashi”—the healing power of Turn A Gundam

A while back I acquired a holy gem—”Turn A no iyashi”, which literally translates to “Cure of Turn A”, but I think a more appropriately localized title would…

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Mead Gundam

One year ago Syd Mead passed away. He left behind a legacy that shall continue to be remembered. A visual futurist and industrial designer, he contributed much to…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 3, Chapter 17 – “Decisive Battle on the Surface” [Vol. 3 END]

And here we are! We’ve completed volume 3! Just in time to cap off the year. Only two volumes remain in this manga series. This manga is an…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 3, Chapter 16 – “Dianna’s Soldier”

The next chapter is now available to download! Only one chapter remains to close out the volume. This manga is an adaptation of Turn A Gundam’s story by Atsushi…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 3, Chapter 15 – “The Presented Plume”

Alright, the next chapter is now available to download! This manga is an adaptation of Turn A Gundam’s story by Atsushi Souga. While it shares the same overall plot,…

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Turn A Gundam E-GRAPHICS Post Cards

I recently acquired a collection of Turn A Gundam post cards. This is a series of Bandai E-GRAPHICS cards released in 1999 which feature illustrations by various staff…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 3, Chapter 14 – “The Wedge Ship and the Ship of Feathers”

We continue to make progress. The next chapter is now available to download! This manga is an adaptation of Turn A Gundam’s story by Atsushi Souga. While it shares…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 3, Chapter 13 – “Loran’s Failure”

Alright, the next chapter is now available for download! This manga is an adaptation of Turn A Gundam’s story by Atsushi Souga. While it shares the same overall plot,…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 3, Chapter 12 – “The Shadow of the Eclipse”

We’re back! Scanlation releases for the Atsushi Souga manga adaptation shall resume with volume 3. This manga is an adaptation of Turn A Gundam’s story by Atsushi Souga. While…

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Staff Highlight: Takehito Koyasu, the Voice of Gym Ghingham

It’s Turn A Gundam‘s 21st anniversary! Last year was its big 20th, so I figured I’d do something smaller for this year’s anniversary. I’m temporarily reviving my staff…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 2, Chapter 11 – “Home is Far Beyond the Sky” [Vol. 2 end]

The next chapter is now available for download. With this, we’ve completed the second volume! This means we’re now at 40% completion for this manga series. Work on…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 2, Chapter 10 – “Knox’s Collapse”

The next chapter is now available for download. I’d say this is where we begin to see significant changes from the anime. There’s some interesting restructuring and retelling…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 2, Chapter 9 – “Intent”

The next chapter is now available for download. This manga is an adaptation of Turn A‘s story by Atsushi Souga. While it shares the same overall plot, it…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 2, Chapter 8 – “Grave Visitation”

The next chapter is now available for download. This manga is an adaptation of Turn A‘s story by Atsushi Souga. While it shares the same overall plot, it…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 2, Chapter 7 – “Corin Called it a Gundam”

The next chapter is now available for download. This manga is an adaptation of Turn A‘s story by Atsushi Souga. While it shares the same overall plot, it…

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Turn A Gundam Volume 2, Chapter 6 – “Disaster Arrives”

Good news! We’re reviving the scanlation effort for the Atsushi Souga manga adaptation of Turn A Gundam. This project had been temporarily on hold due to our TL…

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My Collection of Cels Featuring Dianna Soreil

It has been a while since I last shared my Turn A Gundam animation cel collection. I’ve slowly amassed a very sizable selection over the years, including cels from…

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My Dianna Soreil Plushies!

I recently commissioned some plushies of my favorite character, Dianna Soreil, so I wanted to write a little post highlighting that. They’re so adorable! The artist is Alyssa,…

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In Remembrance of Syd Mead, Turn A Gundam’s Mecha Designer

On December 30, 2019 Syd Mead passed away at his home in Pasadena, CA at 86 years of age. He was an industrial designer and visual futurist famous…

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