Episode Analyses · Tomino · Turn A Gundam

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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Turn A Gundam Staff, Production, and Episode Analyses – Episode #8 “Laura’s Cow”

Turn A Gundam‘s eighth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on May 28, 1999. This episode was selected by fan-poll to receive an audio commentary for the Blu-ray release.

Turn A Gundam‘s eighth episode was broadcast on Fuji TV on May 28, 1999.
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