A Gundam series that’ll drag on for almost 2 years? Geez…

From Anime News Service

At the big Gundam 00 preview event held at Nakano Sun Plaza this past weekend, show staff mentioned that although the 1st TV season of Gundam 00 will only run 25 episodes (6 months) followed by an undetermined “break period” and then a second season, the effort will be a 3 year project when all is said and done.

Ray’s Take: Gosh, now they’re going to take longer to finish a single Gundam series. Let’s see, 25 episodes in 6 months, starting from this fall, so the “first season” will end in the spring/early summer of 2008, and then a new season will possibly start in fall of 2008, and end in the spring/early summer of 2009. I think I’ll go back and watch the series that had the real “soul” of Gundam – Zeta, original, and maybe Gundam Seed (for the sake of watching Kotono-sama). After all, I’m not exactly screaming “Allellujah” thinking about the new Gundam.

On the other hand, a break may help them to stop writing the main character off as a pedestrian character and give him more time (unlike in Gundam See Destiny). But looking at the new bishonen characters…Oh well, yaoi fan girls rejoice (and prepare your favorite tissues)!

Author: Ray

I'm a hardcore Anime Fan and I'm proud of it. I know so many things and I've acquired so much knowledge you wouldn't believe. But my love is anime. I've been drifting in this world for so long that I don't even know what an anchor means. I've seen so many shows that I've lost count. The only thing I'm sure of myself is that I care for the lowly and disenfranchised. I hate the rich and powerful and I love what I do, or what I can do. I like anime and I don't mind watching different types of shows. I have experience in different types of Japanese animation. I would be called an "expert" in a bizzaro world. One day, I'd like to start a revolution. I love the US, pizza, beer, sashimi, Chinese food, and steak. But I love freshly baked bread more than a well-aged steak. In reality, if I were born Japanese I'd be a real, hardcore Otaku. I love to love and I can hate strongly. I'm passionate in nature and I don't mind shedding tears. I can be reached at rayyhum777 at animediet. My Twitter is rayyhum777 at twitter.

4 thoughts on “A Gundam series that’ll drag on for almost 2 years? Geez…

  1. This is somewhat a little annoying, because byt the time the 2nd season comes, I would’ve forgotten what happened in the first season except that someone’s Gundam got stolen as that happens in nearly all the Gundam series. I agree with you that the original and Zeta Gundam series are the real soul of Gundam.

  2. No, you were right the first time. Just being “good” wouldn’t justify that long of a break. It better be frickin’ godly.

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