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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (manga)

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Alternative title:
Gundam Origini (Italian)
Gundam: The Origin
Kidō Senshi Gundam: The Origin (Japanese)
機動戦士ガンダム THE ORIGIN (Japanese)
機動戰士GUNDAM THE ORIGIN (Chinese (Taiwan))
Themes: mecha, military
Objectionable content: Significant
User Ratings: 37 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 12 votes (Eng:7, raw:2, sub:1, others:2
1 Italian
1 French subtitled
 Excellent: 14 votes (Eng:12, raw:1, others:1
1 French
 Very good: 7 votes (Eng:7)
 Good: 3 votes (Eng:2, ?:1)
 Decent: 1 vote (dub:1)
 So-so: -
 Not really good: -
 Weak: -
 Bad: -
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 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 120 users, rank: #705 (of 6719)
Median rating: Excellent
Arithmetic mean: 8.892 (Excellent), std. dev.: 1.0341, rank: #251 (of 7450)
Weighted mean: 8.867 (Excellent), rank: #293 (of 7450) (seen all: 9.27 / seen some: 8.34 / won't finish: 8.00)
Bayesian estimate: 8.753 (Excellent−), rank: #21 (of 3485)
Number of tankoubon: 23
Vintage: 2001-06-25 to 2011-06-26 (serialized in Gundam Ace)
Release dates: We have 87
A retelling of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, the series' original character designer.
While the Japanese volumes contain four to five chapters each, the English volumes only contain two apiece, hence the confusing juxtaposition in volume numbers and release dates.
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Graphic novel
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 1) 2002-04-28 (from $6.48)
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 2) 2002-08-28 (from $21.75)
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 3) 2002-10-28 (from $14.73)
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 4) 2003-01-15 (from $7.15)
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 5) 2003-05-15 (from $6.57)
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 6) 2003-07-10 (from $4.89)
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 7) 2003-10-15 (from $7.15)
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 8) 2003-11-28 (from $7.15)
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 9) 2004-02-15 (from $7.15)
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 10) 2004-04-09 (from $7.15)
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 11) 2004-06-09
    Gundam: The Origin (GN 12) 2004-07-14 (from $249.52)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Activation (GN 1) 2013-03-26 (from $21.00)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Garma (GN 2) 2013-06-25 (from $23.30)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Ramba Ral (GN 3) 2013-09-24 (from $23.21)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Jaburo (GN 4) 2013-12-17 (from $23.31)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Char & Sayla (GN 5) 2014-03-25 (from $23.32)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - To War (GN 6) 2014-06-17 (from $22.85)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Battle of Loum (GN 7) 2014-09-30 (from $23.31)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Operation Odessa (GN 8) 2014-12-16 (from $23.31)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Lalah (GN 9) 2015-03-17 (from $23.31)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Solomon (GN 10) 2015-06-16 (from $20.70)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - A Cosmic Glow (GN 11) 2015-09-15 (from $15.00)
    Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin - Encounters (GN 12) 2015-12-15 (from $20.32)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
Mechanical design: Kunio Okawara

Cover Art: Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
Japanese companies
Original Concept:
Sotsu Co., Ltd.
Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten
English staff
English cast
Anita Sengupta
Melissa Tanaka (Vertical)

Adaptation: Mark Simmons
Cover Design: Mark Schumann
Editing: Ian Robertson
Editor-in-Chief: Hyoe Narita
Graphics & Design: Mark Schumann
Managing Editor: Annette Roman
Anthony Quintessenza (Vertical)
Daniela Yamada (Vertical)
Grace Lu (Vertical)
Hiroko Mizuno (Vertical)
Nicole Dochych (Vertical)
Risa Cho (Vertical)
Production manager: Noboru Watanabe
Publisher: Seiji Horibuchi
Touch-up & Lettering: Steve Dutro
VP of Sales & Marketing: Rick Bauer
English companies
Licensed by:
Vertical (2012)
Viz Media (2002-4)
French staff
French companies
Publisher: Pika Édition
French cast
Spanish cast
Spanish staff
Luis Alis (Norma Editorial; last vols.)
Narcís Lozano (Norma Editorial; several vol.)
Pol Roca (Norma Editorial; several vol.)
Spanish companies
Norma Editorial (Spain)
Translation: Traducciones Imposibles (Norma Editorial)
Italian staff
Italian companies
Italian cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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