The Mobile Suit Gundam Watch Order You Need to Enjoy Universal Century Timeline - Japan Code Supply

The Mobile Suit Gundam Watch Order You Need to Enjoy Universal Century Timeline

Jun 01, 2020

Gundam Watch Order can be confusing since it has so many title. Mobile Suit Gundam Story begins in 1979 with Mobile Suit Gundam 0079 with the conflict between Earth Federation Space Force and The Principality of Zeon. Universal Century timeline has a lot of series and it can be confusing on which one to start. Worry not since we’re here to help with this Only Mobile Suit Gundam Watch Order You Need to Enjoy the Universal Century Timeline!

1. Gundam Origin (0068 UC) 2015

Gundam The Origin

Starting the Gundam Watch Order with this 6 episodes OVA tells the story of Mobile Suit Gundam from the perspective of the first Gundam’s pilot rival, Char Aznable starting from childhood to where he earns his Red Comet title.

2. Mobile Suit Gundam (0079 UC) 1979

Mobile Suit Gundam

Mobile Suit Gundam 0079 is where everything started, you could start the Universal Century Gundam Watch Order from here. Even though the animation is dated it is still worth watching!

3. 08th MS Team (0079 UC) 1996

08th MS Team

This 12 episodes OVA features a ground Gundam, the Gundam itself didn’t have any superpower so it feels more realistic and more “grounded”.

4. MS Igloo (0079 UC) 2004


A 3 episode OVA which shows various events of the One Year War on 0079 Universal Century. it features a pretty dated CG yet still good.

5.. Gundam Thunderbolt (0079 UC) 2015

Gundam Thunderbolt

Did you hear that? Jazz is coming for you! One of the more recent OVA which tells the story of Earth Federation Moore’s brotherhood versus Zeon’s Living Dead Division.

6. 0080 War in the pocket (0080 UC) 1989

0080 War In The Pocket

A story of Gundam with the story told from the perspective of a civilian, more specifically, a child. These 6 episodes OVA is a great watch if you want a short yet great Gundam story!

7. 0083 Stardust Memory (0083 UC) 1991

0083 Stardust Memory

The OVA tells the story of Operation Stardust where Zeon’s ace pilot, Anavel Gato stole a on of the two Gundam Prototype. The EFSF ensign, Kou Uraki fights off Anavel Gato with the other Gundam Prototype.

8. Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (0087 UC) 1985 and Mobile Suit ZZ Gundam (Sequel of Zeta Gundam) 1986

Zeta GundamZZ Gundam

The story sets 7 years after the One Year War on 0087 Universal Century, the Earth Federation establishes an elite counter-insurgency division called the Titans to hunt down the remaining pockets of Zeon remnants.

9. Char’s Counterattack (0093) 1988

Char's Counterattack

The final conflict of 14-year rivalry between Amuro Ray and Char Aznable, it features the top voted Gundam which is the RX-93 Nu Gundam vs Char’s Mobile Suit, the Sazabi.

10. Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn (0096) 2010

Gundam Unicorn

The story revolves around Banagher Links and Zeon’s Princess, Mineva Zabi. Although a continuation of the previous Universal Century Mobile Suit Gundam, you could definitely watch this series alone without watching the other.

11. Gundam F91 (0123 UC) 1991

Gundam F91

Set 30 years after Char’s Counterattack, the Earth Federation has built new space colonies to accommodate the growing population. However, the Crossbone Vanguard decides to seize these colonies to help establish its extraterrestrial empire.

12. Victory Gundam (0153 UC) 1993

Victory Gundam

The greatly weakened Earth Federation comes under attack by the BESPA forces of the spaceborne Zanscare Empire. Only the League Militaire stands in their way with their Victory Gundam.

13. Turn A Gundam (2345 CC) 1999

Turn A Gundam

Ending the Gundam Watch Order with the story sets 2000 years after the Universal Century, it is now 2345 Correct Century. The show tells the story of a conflict between modern Moonrace versus people of the earth.

That’s all for the Gundam Watch Order! Even though we listed the Gundam Watch Order chronologically to the UC Timeline, you could watch it according to their release date and you will not miss anything. Are you interested in another Gundam Universe? Stay tuned! We will talk about it in our next article!