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The History and Production of Turn A Gundam: Part II – Influences & Inspiration

Continuing my series of blog posts 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 discourse. This is the culmination of research I’ve done over the past decade. It’ll be divided into four parts for easy reading as follows:

  • Part I – Victory Gundam & Battling Depression
  • Part II – Influences & Inspiration
    • The Takarazuka Revue
      • Dance & Theater
    • The Moon
    • The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter / Princess Kaguya
    • Miscellaneous influences
  • Part III – Prelude to Turn A Gundam
  • Part IV – The Era of Turn A Gundam
Part II: Influences & Inspiration (banner credit to @nanopocalypse)

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Production History · Tomino · Turn A Gundam

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! My goal is to provide an accessible source of context and knowledge for reference purposes, and to improve discourse. This is the culmination of research I’ve done over the past decade. It’ll be divided into four parts for easy reading as follows:

  • Part I – Victory Gundam & Battling Depression
    • The 1980s
    • Victory Gundam
    • Depression
  • Part II – Influences & Inspiration
  • Part III – Prelude to Turn A Gundam
  • Part IV – The Era of Turn A Gundam
Part I: Victory Gundam & Battling Depression (banner credit to @nanopocalypse)

Without further ado…

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