Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket

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Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket
機動戦士ガンダム0080 ポケットの中の戦争
Other Names Gundam 0080
Series Info
Broadcasting Type OVA
Episodes 6
Original Airing Date/Release March 25, 1989 – August 25, 1989
First Appearance Super Robot Wars 3


Mobile Suit Gundam 0080 is a OVA part of the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise that takes place at the conclusion of the One Year War. War in the Pocket follows the efforts of the Cyclops Team, a Zeon special forces commando mobile suit team, and their mission to destroy the Federation's newest Gundam type mobile suit.

Prequel : Mobile Suit Gundam

Sequel : Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory

Story

The Cyclops Team attempts to assault an Arctic base to prevent the rumored new Gundam model from reaching space. The team fails to stop it from launching and they pay a steep price in the loss of a comrade. However, the mission is not over as the transport's arrival was tracked to Side 6. The Cyclops Team, with their new replacement pilot, Bernard Wiseman, continue their mission to stop the Federation from unleashing its newly developed weapon onto the battlefield. Bernard, a newly recruited solder just out of training, must find the confidence and will to make a difference in an unorthodox kind of warfare.

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Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket in Super Robot Wars

Super Robot Wars Appearances

Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket's story and/or units have appeared in the following series:


Character Appearances

The following characters have appeared in a Super Robot Wars as either a playable character, an enemy, or are involved in the background story as a supporting ally/enemy. The characters are sorted by faction.

  • Earth Federation Forces
    • Christina Mackenzie
  • Principality of Zeon
    • Andy Strauss
    • Bernard Wiseman
    • Gabriel Ramirez Garcia
    • Mikhail Kaminsky
    • Steiner Hardy
  • Side 6 Citizens
    • Alfred Izuruha

Unit Appearances

The following units and battleships have appeared in a Super Robot Wars as either a playable unit, NPC, or enemy. The units are sorted by faction.

  • Earth Federation Forces
    • Gundam NT-1 Alex
    • Troy Horse
  • Principality of Zeon
    • Gelgoog-J
    • Graf Zeppelin
    • Hygogg
    • Kämpfer
    • Rick Dom II
    • Z'Gok E
    • Zaku II Kai

BGM used

Trivia

  • The Hygogg and the Z'Gok E units have appeared in Super Robot Wars 2 even though 0080's first official listed appearance in Super Robot Wars was Super Robot Wars 3.
  • This series was the first Gundam series not directed by the Yoshiyuki Tomino, the creator of the Gundam franchise.