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G-Saviour (ジーセイバー Jī Seibā?) is a 2000 Canadian live-action television movie set in the Universal Century timeline.

Synopsis

The year is Universal Century 0223. The Earth Federation has collapsed, and space colonies under the Federation's control were given autonomy. The space colonies are now referred to as space "Settlements". Following the end of the Federation, two opposing powers have emerged: the Congress of Settlement Nations (CONSENT), which is comprised mostly of the former Federation and Sides 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, and the Settlement Freedom League, comprised of Sides 1, 4, and the Lunar Cities.

Various social crises, such as overpopulation and food shortages, have caused instability in the Earth Sphere. CONSENT suffers from a global food shortage, while the Settlement Freedom League has the capability to feed itself and is thus unaffected. When an agricultural breakthrough is made in the neutral Side 8 colony of Gaea, CONSENT resolves to suppress the technology by force.

Characters

Mechanic

Illuminati/Side 8 (Gaea)

Mobile Weapons

Vehicles and Support Units

CONSENT (Congress of Settlement Nations)

Mobile Weapons

Vehicles & Support Units

Civilians

Mobile Weapons

Production

The project's actors are predominantly from the Canadian production company Polestar Entertainment, with the Japanese language version being dubbed into the movie. It was released in 2000 and intended, along with the Turn A Gundam television series, to be the centerpiece of Sunrise's "Big Bang Project", the 20th anniversary celebration for the Gundam franchise. Gundam co-creator Yoshiyuki Tomino was not involved in this production, and Bandai Entertainment has stopped producing its 2002 DVD release in North America. The work is listed in the production catalog on the official Gundam website in Japan and the official website for Sunrise. It is still available on DVD in Japan as its original release from Bandai Visual.

It is unique among Gundam animated and live-action works in that the word "Gundam" is not in the title, or actually used at all throughout the movie's run.

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Notes & Trivia

  • One of the pilots, who only appear during the final battle, is played by Sam Vincent, who would later be known for being the voice actor of Athrun Zala and Gundam Meister Tieria Erde from the Cosmic Era (Gundam SEED and Gundam SEED Destiny) and Anno Domini (Gundam 00) timelines respectively.
  • G-Saviour is one of the only instances of a production in the Gundam franchise being originally produced in English, then dubbed in Japanese.
    • The term "Gundam" is also never mentioned in the film.
  • The CAF uniforms seen in the film are reused props from the Starship Troopers film

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