Episode Analyses · Tomino · Turn A Gundam

Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #17 “Dust Blow at the State’s Founding”

Turn A Gundam‘s seventeenth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on July 30, 1999.

Turn A Gundam‘s seventeenth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on July 30, 1999.
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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #15 “Fleeting Memories”

Turn A Gundam‘s fifteenth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on July 16, 1999. This episode’s scenario is by Tetsuko Takahashi, Turn A Gundam‘s literary coordinator and a Tomino family friend who had previously worked with him on Brain Powerd.

Turn A Gundam‘s fifteenth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on July 16, 1999.
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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #10 “Grave Visit”

Turn A Gundam‘s tenth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on June 11, 1999. This episode was selected by fan-poll to receive an audio commentary track for the Blu-ray release.

Turn A Gundam‘s tenth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on June 11, 1999.
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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)

Without further ado…

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