The BEST Episodes of Mobile Suit Gundam
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2020
Network: TV Asahi
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...
#1 - A Cosmic Glow
Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired Jan 12, 1980
Amuro and Lalah fight each other for the second time and communicate telepathically, while Gihren Zabi inspects the construction of the Solar Ray.
#2 - Icelina- Love's Remains
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Jun 16, 1979
Icelina Esconbach asks a Zeon officer to lead a special mission to destroy White Base, responsible for the death of her boyfriend Garma.
#5 - Coming Home
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 30, 1979
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.
#7 - Space Fortress A Baoa Qu
Season 1 - Episode 42 - Aired Jan 19, 1980
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.
#8 - Big Zam's Last Stand
Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired Dec 8, 1979
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.
#9 - Escape
Season 1 - Episode 43 - Aired Jan 26, 1980
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.
#10 - Char and Sayla
Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired Dec 22, 1979
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.
#11 - The Threat of Zeon
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jun 23, 1979
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.
#12 - Escape From Luna II
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 28, 1979
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.
#13 - The Battle of Odessa
Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 22, 1979
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.
#15 - Matilda's Rescue
Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Sep 8, 1979
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.
#18 - The Glory of Solomon
Season 1 - Episode 35 - Aired Dec 1, 1979
A massive Federation combined space fleet attacks the Principality of Zeon's Fortress of Solomon, commanded by Dozle Zabi.
#20 - A Fateful Encounter
Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired Nov 24, 1979
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.
#21 - Re-Entry to Earth
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired May 5, 1979
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.
#23 - Garma Strikes
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired May 12, 1979
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.
#24 - Sayla's Agony
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 21, 1979
Sayla Mass sorties with the Gundam without authorization in the hopes of finding out whether Char Aznable is her long lost brother.