Japanese TV channel, NHK, recently conducted a massive Gundam poll titled the “All Gundam Poll”. They recently conducted a program about it on their BS Premium Channel where they revealed the results. The poll featured a whopping 1,740,280 votes, 22% of whom were women, while 78% were men. They separated the poll into four different categories, namely Best Anime series, Best Mecha, Best Character, and Best theme song. And without further ado, here are the Top 10 results for each poll:

Best Anime Series:

  1. Mobile Suit Gundam (1979)
  2. Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (1985)
  3. Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (2002)
  4. Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (2007)
  5. Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack (1988)
  6. Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans (2015)
  7. Mobile Suit Gundam UC (2010)
  8. Mobile Fighter G Gundam (1994)
  9. Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (1995)
  10. Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory (1991)

Best Mobile Suit

  1. RX-93 Nu Gundam (Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack)
  2. MSZ-006 Zeta Gundam (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam)
  3. ZGMF-X20A Strike Freedom Gundam (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
  4. XXXG-00W0 Wing Gundam Zero (Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz)
  5. ZGMF-X10A Freedom Gundam (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed)
  6. MSN-00100 Hyaku Shiki (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam)
  7. AMX-004 Qubeley (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam)
  8. MSN-04 Sazabi (Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack)
  9. F91 Gundam F91 (Mobile Suit Gundam F91)
  10. RX-78-2 Gundam (Mobile Suit Gundam)

Best Character

  1. Char Aznable / Quattro Bajeena / Casval Rem Deikun (Mobile Suit Gundam, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Mobile Suit Gundam UC)
  2. Amuro Ray (Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack, Mobile Suit Gundam, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, Mobile Suit Gundam UC)
  3. Orga Itsuka (Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans)
  4. Kira Yamato (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)
  5. Graham Aker / Mister Bushido (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer)
  6. Setsuna F. Seiei (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazer)
  7. Kamille Bidan (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ)
  8. Anavel Gato (Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory, Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: The Afterglow of Zeon)
  9. Haman Karn (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ, Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory, Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: The Afterglow of Zeon)
  10. Athrun Zala (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny)

Best Gundam Theme Song

  1. “Mizu no Hoshi e Ai wo Komete” by Hiroko Moriguchi (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam)
  2. “Ai Senshi” by Daisuke Inoue (Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow)
  3. “Eternal Wind: Hohoemi wa Hikaru Kaze no Naka” by Hiroko Moriguchi (Mobile Suit Gundam F91)
  4. “Beyond the Time: Möbius no Sora wo Koete” by TM NETWORK (Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack)
  5. “Arashi no Naka de Kagayaite” by Chihiro Yonekura (Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team)
  6. “Freesia” by Uru (Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans)
  7. “Just Communication” by TWO-MIX (Mobile Suit Gundam Wing)
  8. “Meguriai” by Daisuke Inoue (Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space)
  9. “Z: Toki wo Koete” by Mami Ayukawa (Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam)
  10. “RE:I AM” by Aimer (Mobile Suit Gundam UC)

Now there you have it folks, over a million voters have spoken. There are plenty of surprises here, as well as a few expected ones. Though the biggest surprise seems to be Man With A Mission’s Iron Blooded Orphans theme song, “Raise Your Flag,” not getting into the Top 10, but Uru’s “Freesia” did.

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