Turn A Gundam‘s second episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on April 16, 1999. It followed the highly-applauded premiere episode.Continue reading “Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #2 “The Coming of Age Ceremony””
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 part of Sunrise’s “Big Bang Project” and marked the return of director Yoshiyuki Tomino to the series from a 5-year hiatus. This episode was selected by fan-poll to receive an audio commentary for the Blu-ray release.Continue reading “Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #1 “Howl at the Moon””
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.Continue reading “Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – ED1 “AURA””
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, the 8th time?) to facilitate the process. The goal is to provide analysis and staff & production info for all fifty episodes, along with the OP/ED songs & animations!
Turn A Gundam‘s first opening is titled “Turn A Turn”. The lyrics are by Yoshiyuki Tomino (under the pseudonym Rin Iogi) and its vocals are by Hideki Saijo. The production of this opening song was a very rushed ordeal, with the music composition completed only two weeks prior to its broadcast debut.Continue reading “Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – OP1 “Turn A Turn””