Gundam Info, the official international Gundam YouTube channel, is now streaming the HD Remastered Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam series a part of their monthly streaming lineup. The iconic 80s series is streaming with Japanese audio and English, Korean and Chinese(Taiwan, Hong Kong) subtitle options. Gundam Info is also planning to stream the Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack film from November 18.
Airing from 1985 to 1986, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam is set in UC 0087 taking place eight years after the original Mobile Suit Gundam series. The Zeta TV series saw the return of Yoshiyuki Tomino as director, Yoshikazu Yasuhiko as character designer, and Kunio Okawara as mechanical designer, joined by new designers Mamoru Nagano and Kazumi Fujita. The series soundtrack is composed by Shigeaki Saegusa, who would go on compose for the two succeeding Gundam installments. After its initial broadcast in 1986, Zeta Gundam was followed with its direct sequel, Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ.
For Zeta‘s twentieth anniversary, Tomino returned to direct the Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: A New Translation, a compilation film trilogy revising the story with a more optimistic alternate ending and blended new and old animation, releasing from 2005 to 2006.
The Earth Federation stands victorious, but are they still on the right side?
In Zeta Gundam, we see the future world of the Universal Century through a dark mirror. Having defeated the Zeon menace, the Earth Federation has itself become cruel and oppressive. A new generation of Gundam mobile suits is created not to fight for peace, but to punish the enemies of the state, and yesterday’s villains must become today’s heroes in order to balance the scales of justice. When a young civilian named Kamille Bidan is caught up in the rebellion, he little suspects the price he will pay in the fight for freedom.