Gundam 0096: Unicorn

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Gundam 0096: Unicorn

Post by J-lead » Mon Dec 04, 2006 5:07 pm

There's a new gundam novel in the works called Gundam Unicorn. It takes place in 0096. Here's what's known about the novel so far. The so called, "Unicorn Gundam" Apparently has a GM-Esque head with a horn, that can change into a gundam head when the horn splits into a V fin and the visor lifts up to reveal the trademark gundam face.

Here's the story:

The novel begins in UC 0001, at the very beginning of human space colonization, and is said to cover an as yet unspecified major event that influences the course of human history forever. The main story takes place in UC 0096, three years after the events of Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack. The main characters are Banarji Links, Audrey Burn, and Full Frontal.

Banarji is a 16 year old boy who is a student at Anaheim Industry Technical School in the colony "Industrial 7". He is described as seeing war as something akin to fiction, as he was born after the One Year War ended and did not experience the more isolated wars that followed it. However, upon meeting Audrey, he is drawn into a new conflict.

Audrey is a 17 year old girl from a noble family, whose life changes after she meets Banarji. Her name appears to be derived from famed actress Audrey Hepburn. She also bears a striking resemblance to Mineva Lao Zabi, and is the same age that the missing Zeon princess would be in UC 0096.

Full Frontal is a mysterious leader of Zeon remnant forces who is described as the "2nd coming of Char". Like Char Aznable, he is a blonde man whose face is hidden behind a mask, and he wears a red uniform and pilots a red mobile suit.


Apparently the so called "2nd coming of Char" has the name of a pornstar.

Here's some images:
Gundam Unicorn
http://s03.2log.net/home/char/image/2006102301.jpg
Characters
http://img295.imageshack.us/img295/8428 ... 101pu1.jpg

Here's a discussion about it (with some more images):
http://www.gamespot.com/pages/unions/fo ... ion_id=407

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Post by Tachyon » Mon Dec 04, 2006 6:02 pm

Cool. Thanks for the info.
If you don't like the news then go make some of your own.

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Post by Engage » Mon Dec 04, 2006 9:48 pm

That piece of the split horn Unicorn REALLY looks like fanart to me.

Wingnut

Post by Wingnut » Mon Dec 04, 2006 9:53 pm

It is. That is not a Unicorn image even IIRC.

Anyway about the girl, does anyone else think she could be in fact Mineva Zabi? She looks a lot like her and the age is right on for her as well.

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Post by Ladycus sopp » Tue Dec 05, 2006 4:09 am

"fight mode" ?
Image

taken from the site i found the pic on. this is quoted from someones comment.

"The novel is previously announced, and it seems to be made to the animated cartoon afterwards. Supervisor's HARUTOSHI FUKUI is a famous young movie director in Japan. (generation who grew up in Gundam)The mechanism design is カトキハジメ.
The code name is assumed to be ZZZ Gundam.
It is a story that buries for Z Gundam and the counterattack of Shaa though it is a guess of the fan. "ZZ was buried to the dark though did, too" is a recent joke.
Some movies of the military one are taken though HARUTOSHI FUKUI is a novelist. The evaluation
is pros and cons."


ps: My FireFox does not post the katanas sorry…

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Post by TSP » Tue Dec 05, 2006 4:19 am

That Char clone could possible be a Murasame Insitute product just like Four. Char was famous for supporting Newtype test facilities. I also wonder what could have happend in UC 0001 that is so important to the eergh... Zeon(Why not Neo Zeon) in UC0096? And about the MS designs. I like MS with one horn. It would look nice next to my "Unicorn Hy-Gog" and Bawoo :D

Wingnut

Post by Wingnut » Tue Dec 05, 2006 9:39 pm

Ladycus sopp wrote:"fight mode" ?
Image

taken from the site i found the pic on. this is quoted from someones comment.

"The novel is previously announced, and it seems to be made to the animated cartoon afterwards. Supervisor's HARUTOSHI FUKUI is a famous young movie director in Japan. (generation who grew up in Gundam)The mechanism design is カトキハジメ.
The code name is assumed to be ZZZ Gundam.
It is a story that buries for Z Gundam and the counterattack of Shaa though it is a guess of the fan. "ZZ was buried to the dark though did, too" is a recent joke.
Some movies of the military one are taken though HARUTOSHI FUKUI is a novelist. The evaluation
is pros and cons."


ps: My FireFox does not post the katanas sorry…
The code name is not ZZZ Gundam. That is a crazy contraption of its own. While the pic you posted may be intended to be the unicorn, it is still a piece of fan art. The eye sensors give it away as being something different than the official image.

Ladycus sopp

Post by Ladycus sopp » Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:42 am

I ever said that it was official… But what this fan has fact is interesting, the horn would be split into two to form the two “antennas” letting appear the camera frontal. And the “face” “would open” to let appear the “eyes”…




if not this novel will leave in February 2007.

tetsujin

Post by tetsujin » Wed Mar 28, 2007 4:32 am

Man! After seeing the link from gunota about this ( http://www.gundam-unicorn.net/ ) I'm super excited for this one. It's official that this will be animated? Katoki and Yas doing a new UC show! How can you go wrong?

It's just cool to see Yas Gundam characters again :D

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Post by 2000YearsOldMan » Mon Apr 09, 2007 9:51 pm

cool!
thanks for the information.
original gundam series rule.
my site www.ericguoart.com

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Post by Ladycus sopp » Thu May 24, 2007 9:56 am


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Post by Ladycus sopp » Sun May 27, 2007 11:57 pm

RX-0 Unicorn :

http://img396.imageshack.us/img396/7434 ... 930to7.jpg

The latest from Gundam Ace:

Unit Type: full psycho frame prototype mobile suit
Height: 19.7 meters (21.7meters)
Actual Weight: 23.7 tons
Armor Material: Gundarium Alloy

Under Unicorn Mode

Sensor Effective Radius: 22,000 meters
Generator Output: 3,480 kW
Thruster Total Output: 142,600 kg

Armaments: Beam Rifle, Custom Shield

Operating System: Laplace Program and NT-D

Deacky's Notation:: The items listed after the "Under Unicorn Mode" are just as the specs say, so I'm assuming this is before the horn unfolds into the V-fin and the faceplates retract.

A pure white MS produced by the "UC Project," part of the Federation Space Force's reorganization plan. The entire movable frame of this experimental machine forms a psyco-frame, and its responsiveness is incredibly high. It also incorporates a special "Laplace Program" OS and a system known as "NT-D." When NT-D is activated, the internal frame expands and the entire figure is transformed. In the process, the armor separates along its seams, and slides are released. A red glow can be seen where the internal frame is exposed by the gaps in the armor, and this is believed to be a psyco-frame luminescence phenomenon. The machine's performance, in particular its mobility, is dramatically increased when NT-D is active.

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Post by Tachyon » Mon May 28, 2007 12:42 am

Thanks for the info!
If you don't like the news then go make some of your own.

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Post by Ladycus sopp » Wed Jun 27, 2007 2:04 am

RX-0 Unicorn Gundam (Destroy Mode):
"The Unicorn's appearance when the 'NT-D' system is activated. In this form, the psycoframe infused within the entire body's internal frame reads the pilot's thoughts (psycowaves) and directly influences the unit's movements. In other words, the MS can ultimately be controlled by thought alone.

However, when compared to one's idea of how a human body works, the stress of gravity on an 20 meter MS (more than 10 times the size) is extraordinary. Aided by the psycommu, the pilot's mind can only endure about five minutes of operation, after which a limiter is believed to activate, returning the MS to normal Unicorn form.

Furthermore, the system activates not according to the pilot's discretion, but automatically when certain conditions, as yet unexplained, are met."

Thanks Gunota.

From novel 1-5:

http://img514.imageshack.us/img514/8876/ga070703qw0.jpg
http://img525.imageshack.us/img525/2615/ga070704sq4.jpg

From official site :

http://img440.imageshack.us/img440/6589/imgmsa02dl4.jpg

Pilot :

-"Destroy Mode activate !!!"

Thanks you HomelessGal from Titans Test Team Arc forum.

http://img181.imageshack.us/img181/5867 ... 762ir0.jpg

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Post by Grebo Guru » Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:59 pm

Finally, after more than 25 years, Tomino gets to see what he originally wanted: a Gundam that is all white.

This thing is pretty spiffy-looking. Plus I like how the NT-D gimmick is a logical intermediate bevelopment between the Psycoframe and the Biocomputer/Neo-Psycommu.

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