Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (機動戦士ガンダム00（ダブルオー）, Kidō Senshi Gandamu Daburu Ō?, Mobile Suit Gundam Double-O) is an anime TV series, the 11th incarnation of Sunrise studio's long-running Gundam franchise comprising two seasons. The Gundam metaseries features giant robots (or "mecha") called "Mobile Suits" (MS); usually the protagonist's MS will carry the name Gundam.
It is directed by Seiji Mizushima and written by Yōsuke Kuroda, and features character designs by Yun Kōga. The 25-episode season was officially announced by Sunrise during a 15-second trailer on June 2, 2007. The series aired on the Mainichi Broadcasting System and Tokyo Broadcasting System from October 5, 2007 to March 29, 2008. On July 13, 2008, a trailer announcing a second 25-episode season was aired. The second season began on October 5, 2008 and concluded on March 29, 2009. A movie sequel was released on DVD & Blu-ray on December 25, 2010 in Japan.
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 is the first Gundam series to be animated in widescreen and in high-definition. The series is set on a futuristic Earth and is centered on the exploits of the fictional paramilitary organization Celestial Being and its efforts to rid the world of war and conflict with a series of unique and extremely advanced mobile suits known as "Gundams". It is also is the only installment of the franchise who feature other future technologies beside space colonies, like space elevators, orbital rings and quantum computing.
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