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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – OP2 “Century Color”

Turn A Gundam‘s second opening is titled “Century Color”. This song is a collaborative project with RAY-GUNS, who provide the vocals and arrangement. Its lead singer Youmu Hamaguchi composed the song and also co-wrote the lyrics with Yoshiyuki Tomino (under the pseudonym Rin Iogi).

Turn A Gundam’s second opening – “Century Color”

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Thank you for 50,000 all-time views!

Just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who reads this blog. I recently got a notification that it has passed 50,000 all-time views. When I first started this passion site I never expected to have quite the reach that I now do. Thank you to Turn A Gundam fans worldwide—the U.S., the U.K., Japan, China, Korea, many other Asian and European countries, and more. I will continue to do my best!

Thank you! I will continue to do my best.
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Turn A Gundam Ranks as #1 Favorite Tomino Work in “CONTINUE SPECIAL” Magazine Survey

To commemorate the back-to-back theater releases of the 4th and 5th Gundam Reconguista in G movies—which, as of this writing, are still both being shown in Japanese theaters—a CONTINUE SPECIAL magazine was released on July 26, 2022. The magazine features interviews with Yoshiyuki Tomino, Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, Kenichi Yoshida, among others, along with Tomino filmography information, fan polls, and more. While there’s much to parse in this amazing booklet, I want to focus on select “General Election of Director Tomino” survey polls that were conducted. The reader survey ran from June 13-20, and most participants were in their 30s with a gender ratio of 80% male, 10% female, and 10% N/A.

The G-Reco CONTINUE SPECIAL magazine.
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The History and Production of Turn A Gundam: Part III – Prelude

Continuing my series of articles detailing the history and production of Turn A Gundam! My goal is to provide an accessible source of context and knowledge for reference purposes, and to improve community discourse. This is the culmination of research I’ve done and continue to do over the past decade. It’ll be divided into four parts for easy reading as follows. I highly recommend you read and familiarize yourself with previous parts, as there is a lot of overlap between them.

Part III: Prelude to Turn A Gundam (banner credit to @nanopocalypse)

Without further ado…

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