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Mobile Suit Gundam Wing - Complete
Operations Boxed Set starring Mark
Hildreth, Scott McNeil, Kirby Morrow,
Brad Swaile, T...
Faction of OZ, the Gundam Pilots, and royal pacifist Relena Peacecraft
against each other. But its primarily a battle betw...
him, either. Just kidding.) Still, theyre fantastic characters, each one driven
by his own complex set of values and ideal...
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Mobile suit gundam wing complete operations boxed set starring mark hildreth scott mcneil kirby morrow brad swaile ted cole its a gundam!!!

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Mobile suit gundam wing complete operations boxed set starring mark hildreth scott mcneil kirby morrow brad swaile ted cole its a gundam!!!

  1. 1. Mobile Suit Gundam Wing - Complete Operations Boxed Set starring Mark Hildreth, Scott McNeil, Kirby Morrow, Brad Swaile, Ted Cole Its A Gundam!!! Gundam Wing (1995-96), a 49-part series in the Alternate Universe continuity, scored a hit in the U.S. when it aired on the Cartoon Network. In the year 195 A.C. (After Colony), much of humanity has emigrated to orbiting Space Colonies; those who remained on Earth are governed by the oppressive United Earth Sphere Alliance. But the real power is wielded by the sinister Romefeller Foundation, whose directors plot to control Earth and the Colonies through their puppet military entity OZ, led by Zechs Marquise and Treize Khushrenada. Five teenage pilots in Gundam mecha suits strike at Earth, hoping to aid the rebel Colonists: sullen Heero Yuy, happy-go-lucky Duo Maxwell, former circus acrobat Trowa Barton, sensitive Quatre Raberba, and icy WuFei Chang. The convoluted story line pits the Romefeller Foundation, the rebellious Treize
  2. 2. Faction of OZ, the Gundam Pilots, and royal pacifist Relena Peacecraft against each other. But its primarily a battle between the adherents of a samurai-style code of honor and the soulless adherents of realpolitik. When the Romefeller Foundation begins manufacturing Mobile Dolls (pilotless battle robots), the Gundam pilots, Zechs, and Treize object, not because they can make the Foundation all-powerful, but because they will deprive human warriors of the singular emotions experienced through heroism in battle. The uninitiated may have trouble following the plot: strange revelations abound (e.g., Relena discovers Zechs is her long-lost brother) and characters disappear for a dozen or more episodes, only to return when a deus ex machina is needed. But Gundam fans arent interested in tightly woven story lines or credible character arcs, and Gundam Wing delivers plenty of battles between the splendidly designed robots. Its a classic confrontation between good guys with invincible weapons and soulless bad guys who cant hit the broad side of a robot. (Rated 13 and older: occasional profanity, robot vs. robot violence) -- Charles Solomon Gundam Wing is an intricately conceived, beautifully scripted, and deftly executed tale of war, peace, fate, and self realization. Its a masterpiece of plot and characterization, a complex morality play with an epic scope and a taut story line. Its a dense narrative told from multiple viewpoints, as a rich array of stories intertwine and coalesce in an ever-shifting pattern, creating a veritable labyrinth of events and ideas, philosophies and emotions, hopes and fears. All that, and theres fighting robots! The premise behind the show- five young soldiers are sent to Earth from various space colonies in an attempt do away with the tyrannical Earth Sphere Alliance- is a deceptively simple one. Within the first first five episodes, we are shown that this is not a simple black-and-white struggle. By episode ten, the very nature of the game has changed. As the plot unfolds, the series ever-expanding cast finds itself questioning its own ideals. Notions of good and evil are put to every test imaginable, while the very meanings of war and peace become both enigmatic and all- consuming. The characters themselves are almost all brilliantly conceived. Since Gundam Wing is very short on traditional heroes and villains, its easy (and pretty much impossible not to) respect, admire, and sympathize with people on every side of the shows central conflicts. It is to the shows immense credit that Treize Khushrenada, the seemingly megalomaniacal mastermind behind much of the conflict in the story, is also one of the most complex and sympathetic members of the cast. His cool charisma and ruthless cunning are matched by his philosophical depth and commitment to honor. The same is true of Zechs Merquise, whose abilities as a soldier belie a deeply conflicted personality. His consistent introspection reveals a man searching for a reason to exist. The shows five young protagonists are actually among the most static characters, and are often the least compelling. (I dont even like Chang Wufei. Of course, nobody else likes
  3. 3. him, either. Just kidding.) Still, theyre fantastic characters, each one driven by his own complex set of values and ideals. And lets not forget that this show is simply fun to watch. I mean ,even when the plot threatens to become a bit to convoluted for its own good (wait, I thought they were the bad guys!), the whole story is engrossing and addictive- the show builds tension and atmosphere, with a relentless sense of flow and immediacy, hitting several miniature climaxes in the process before ultimately building to a breathtaking finale. Plus, there are some comically bad translations here and there. For More 5 Star Customer Reviews and Lowest Price: Mobile Suit Gundam Wing - Complete Operations Boxed Set starring Mark Hildreth, Scott McNeil, Kirby Morrow, Brad Swaile, Ted Cole - 5 Star Customer Reviews and Lowest Price!

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