Gundam Reconguista G (G-Reco) is a 2014 Japanese science fiction anime TV series. In Sunrise’s long-running Gundam franchise it is the 13th installment and was created for Gundam’s 35th Anniversary Celebration. Turn A Gundam’s legendary writer and director, Yoshiyuki Tomino, returned for the production of the anime G-Reco.
G-Reco features character designs by Kenichi Yoshida, who is well known for his work on the animes: Overman King Gainer and Eureka Seven. From October 2014 to March 2015 it was released as a late night anime on MBS/TBS network’s Animeism block. G-Reco’s 5-part compilation film series started in November 29, 2019 with Go! Core Fighter and will end on August 5, 2022 with the film titled Crossing the Line Between Life and Death.
On February 21, 2020 the second film titled Bellri’s Fierce Charge premiered and the third film was delayed due to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. On July 22, 2021 the third film titled The Legacy of Space premiered. A new trailer and key visual have been released promoting the fourth film titled Shouting Love Into a Fierce Fight, which will premier on July 22, 2022 in theaters in Japan!
A fateful encounter between a Capital Guard and a Space Pirate
The story is set in Regild Century 1014, 1,014 years after the end of the Universal Century and centers on a young man named Bellri Zenam, who is a member of the Capital Guard and is charged with protecting the orbital elevator Capital Tower from space pirate attacks.
One day, during such an attack by the Pirate Corps. Bellri helps capture a highly advanced mobile suit called G-Self and its pilot, Aida Surgan, who is a beautiful female space pirate. The G-Self is only operable by a select few, but due to Bellri feeling a strange connection to Aida and the suit he is able to control it.
The first trailer for the anime series shows Bellri and Aida Surgan’s first exciting encounter and can be watched here:
Bellri and Aida’s relationship will change humanity’s future
When the American spaceship Megafauna recaptures the G-Self, Bellri suddenly finds himself helping to fend off attacks from the Capital Army (a militaristic faction from the Capital Tower fighting for rearmament) led by Colonel Cumpa Rusita and the eccentric Captain Mask.
When the Megafauna discovers a threat from space they return to Capital Territory in order to negotiate a ceasefire and alliance, but hostilities resume when an American fleet unexpectedly launches.
Megafauna’s crew travels to Sankt Porto – the holy land, which has been occupied by American Forces that were seeking control over utilities distributed solely by the Capital Territory. The moon colony of Towasanga sees the growing military strength of Earth’s factions to be a threat and decides to send their Dorette Fleet to begin the “reconguista” or recolonization of the Earth. The American and Capital Army decide that “the enemy of my enemy is my friend” and team up, along with the Megafauna, to journey to the moon in order to meet their enemies head on and protect the Earth.