Gundam Wing: Manga, Novelizations, and
Cover scans, story synopses, character listings, mecha specifications, and
transcripts of the assorted support material created for the Gundam Wing
Gundam Wing: Episode Zero
Originally published in the monthly magazine, Anime V, events in this
manga take place before the Gundam Wing Television Series and provide
background information on a number of the characters. The comic is written
by the the chief scenario writer of the television series, and the character
development stories were originally supposed to be incorporated into the
series after episode 27 (in place of the two re-cap episodes), but were
dropped due to a tight production schedule (see Postscript). Portions of
these stories were later incorporated into Endless Waltz. This manga also
includes an unfinished story set after Endless Waltz: Preventer 5. Released
in a series of eight comics from Viz Comics in April-November of 2001, and
in a graphic novel version from Viz Graphic Novels in March of 2002.
Gundam Wing: Series
The manga that accompanies the timeline used in the broadcast Gundam Wing
Television Series. Released in a series of twelve comics from Mixx Manga
from April 2000-March 2001, and in a series of three graphic novels from
Mixx Manga Pocket Editions from May 2000-April 2001.
Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz
The manga or film-comic that accompanies the movie version of Endless Waltz.
Released in a series of five comics from Mixx Manga from March-July of 2002,
and in a book form from Tokyopop/Mixx Manga Pocket Editions in August 2002.
(The transcript was taken from the book format.)
Gundam Wing: Blind Target
First produced and broadcast as a radio drama in Japan and then released as
a set of two audio CDs that also contained image songs for each of the main
characters; it was later edited and released as a comic in Japan in
1998-1999 (comic adaptation by Akemi Omode). Blind Target takes place in the
time between the events at the close of the Gundam Wing Television Series,
but before Endless Waltz. A new faction is scheming to generate conflict
between Earth and the colonies, and agents from the White Fang want the aid
of the Gundams to support their cause. Released in a series of four comics
from Viz Comics from February-May 2001, and in a graphic novel from Viz
Graphic Novels in November 2001.
Gundam Wing: Ground Zero
This story collection by Reku Fuyunagi takes place between the events at the
close of the Gundam Wing Television Series, but before Endless Waltz. Heero
is tested to see how well he has adjusted to his life after the war.
Released in a series of four comics in Japan in 1998, and in English from
Viz Comics from August-November 2000, and in graphic-novel format from Viz
Graphic Novels in April 2002.
Gundam Wing: Battlefield of
Takes place in the time between the events at the close of the Gundam Wing
Television Series, but before Endless Waltz. In this comic by Koichi Tokita
and Katsuhiko Chiba, the Gundam pilots fight to keep a group of OZ soldiers
and/or the Perfect Peace People (the remnants of White Fang), from acquiring
a fleet of Mobile Dolls protected by a new OZ mobile suit. Released in Japan
in 1997, and translated into a series of five comics from Mixx Manga from
October 2001-February 2002, and in a graphic novel from Mixx Manga Pocket
Editions in March 2002.
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Last Outpost
A side story to the events in the Gundam Wing Television Series that occurs
about the same time that Lady Une is acting as a diplomat to the space
colonies, this three-volume comic series introduces new characters and mecha
not shared with the Gundam Wing universe. Last Outpost was released in Japan
Wing Dual Story: G-UNIT" as is often referred to by that title. The story takes place on a mining asteroid, resource
satellite MO-V, where a revolutionary Gundam project is underway. Unlike
previous Mobile Suits, the G-Unit is an experimental Gundam designed to
operate in multiple environments, like space and water. Though the residents
initially welcome OZ's presence, once the inhabitants recognize OZ's true
itinerary, Brothers Odin and Odel Bernett join forces with Roche Natanno of
the Stardust Knights to protect the asteroid colony MO-V from OZ, unaware
that both sides are being manipulated by the creator of the G-Units for his
own purposes. The comic was released in Japan in 1997-1998, along with a new
line of model kits of the mobile suits, including the OZX-GU01A, Gundam
Geminass 01, OZX-GU01LOB Gundam L.O. Booster, and OZ-19MASX Gundam Griepe,
and released in English in 2002-2003.
Gundam Wing: Tiel's Impluse
Tiel's Impulse is sidestory to the Gundam Wing
universe that takes place in January of AC196. It is a short comic series
that tells the story of a civilian girl, Tiel, who is searching for her
brother, an OZ pilot who disappeared during the testing of ZERO System 2.0.
She and her friends break into a Romefeller manufacturing facility in order
to steal mobile suits to aid them on their search. This one-issue comic was included in
Jitsugyo no Nihon sha "New Mobile Report Gundam
W Endless Waltz Saikyo Playing Book," released in 1998.
New Mobile Report
Gundam Wing Perfect Album Bom-Bom Comic
This book was intended as
an overview and general guide to the Gundam Wing series events and characters
and it includes detailed specifications on the mecha used in the television
series. The 96 page book was published by Kodansha Press in 1996. Unique to this
guide is a series of mobile suit design variations loosely based on the original Gundams
introduced in the series.
The novelization that accompanies the
television series. Written by Sou Kamishiro and released in a series of five
Kadokawa Publishing from June of 1996 through February of 1997.
Operation 1: Departure
Operation 2: Prides
Operation 3: Space
Operation 4: Wandering
Operation 5: Beginning
Gundam Wing Endless Waltz
The novelization that accompanies Endless Waltz. Released in a series of two volumes from Kodansha
Publishers, Ltd. in April and
July of 1997.
Gundam Wing Sidestory Novel: A Scythe in My
Right Hand, You in My Left Hand?
Released from Kodansha Publishers, Ltd. in January of 2005.