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Apr 7, 2021

Premiering on this day in 1979, Mobile Suit Gundam was the birth of a special kind of Japanese giant robot genre. An ordinary kid finds a giant prototype robot suit and ends up as Earth's protector - then launched sequels and toy lines that flourish to this day!

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