Mobile Suit Gundam: The ORIGIN 12: Encounters (Hardcover)

Mobile Suit Gundam: The ORIGIN 12: Encounters By Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, Yoshiyuki Tomino (Created by), Hajime Yatate (Producer) Cover Image
By Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, Yoshiyuki Tomino (Created by), Hajime Yatate (Producer)
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The biggest name in Japanese science fiction—Gundam—returns with one of its creators retelling its origins 25 years after the series debuted. Caught in the crossfire of a space civil war, teenager Amuro Ray accidentally finds a new mobile weapon—the RX-78 Gundam. In the twelveth and final volume of Gundam: THE ORIGIN, the space opera comes to a dramatic conclusion. The book also includes three short stories, each revolving around a main character from the series.

About the Author

Hokkaido native Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (1947-) is a Japanese animator and manga artist. His career as a character designer has spanned over four decades, creating famed characters for such anime as Super Atragon, Brace Raideen, and the widely known Mobile Suit Gundam. Considered a pivotal player in mecha and sci-fi anime, Yasuhiko's characters, stories and illustrations are unmistakable in their style and serve as timeless examples as pioneers of manga and animation in Japan. 

Yasuhiko began his career as an animator in Osama Tezuka's Mushi Productions, and later on decided to go freelance to work for a number of animation productions for both film and television. In the late 70's, Yasuhiko would turn his attention to the world of comics, as he has since penned nearly two dozen titles since.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781941220474
ISBN-10: 1941220479
Publisher: Vertical Comics
Publication Date: December 15th, 2015
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Gundam