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Kidou Senshi Gundam - The Origin  
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Description
From Viz:

Zeon ace pilot, Commander Char Aznable, thought he could foil the Federation's plan to build a mobile suit by attacking their research base on colony Side 7. He was wrong. With a prototype already active, the besieged Federation forces strike back using their new weapon, the mobile suit Gundam, with devastating consequences. Amidst the fighting, young electronics wizard Amuro Ray is determined not to let his friends and family die in the crossfire. But what can one boy do to repel a squad of mobile suit-clad invaders?

Type
Manga

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Associated Names
機動戦士ガンダムTHE ORIGIN
Gundam: The Origin
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin

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Latest Release(s)
v.5 c.4 by Red-Shoulders (780d ago)
v.5 c.3 by Red-Shoulders (988d ago)
v.5 c.2 by Red-Shoulders (1033d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
23 Tankōbon Volumes (Complete)
12 Aizōban Volumes (Complete)

Completely Scanlated?
No

Anime Start/End Chapter
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User Rating
Average: 8.6 / 10.0 (24 votes)
Bayesian Average: 7.63 / 10.0
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Last Updated
October 10th 2014, 6:13pm PST

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Year
2001

Original Publisher

Serialized In (magazine)
Comic Walker (Kadokawa Shoten)
Gundam A (Kadokawa Shoten)

Licensed (in English)
Yes

English Publisher
Kadokawa Shoten
Vertical (8 Omnibuses - Ongoing)
Viz (12 Volumes - Dropped)

Activity Stats (vs. other series)
Weekly Pos #831 increased(+369)
Monthly Pos #2385 increased(+154)
3 Month Pos #3098 increased(+1017)
6 Month Pos #5271 increased(+119)

List Stats
On 127 reading lists
On 137 wish lists
On 18 completed lists
On 7 unfinished lists
On 47 custom lists

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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin 1055 days, 13 hours, 8 minutes ago

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Rating: 9.5 / 10.0
by KrisKelvin
December 30th, 2011, 9:46am
I wasn't a big fan of the saga actually, but some of the whole series are interesting in their own way. I watched Seed at first and I thought that mecha is quite a cool genre, that's how I ended up here. Personally, compared to other manga adaptations, I think this one here is excellent. The drawing of the battles, the movement of the mobile suits and the background are put into shape to fit the anime (and some panels expressively give off a strange feeling of nihilism, perhaps in relation to the vacuum space), and I am really satisfied with the resulting quality. Characters are well drawn, which I suppose are following the original creation, though I think the development here will be much more intense, deeper than in the anime. I hope there would be more coming up!

... Last updated on December 30th, 2011, 1:15pm
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this is so awesome   
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by bugmenotmanga
July 28th, 2010, 3:54pm
this manga is so awesome. it follows the exact storyline of the original gundam series, but it also adds extra material that further fleshes out some of the characters and situations in the original series. although the art may look a bit dated, i think that it perfectly suits the story and is quite faithful towards the original series.
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