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Gundam Song Covers is a cover album recorded by Hiroko Moriguchi to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Gundam franchise. The album features Moriguchi's versions of the 10 most popular Gundam songs, as voted on NHK's "Announcement! All Gundam Big Vote" (発表!全ガンダム大投票 Happyō! Zen Gandamu Dai Tōhyō?).[1][2] Her song "Sora no Kanata de" from Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin is also included as a bonus track.[3]

Upon its release, Gundam Song Covers peaked at #3 on Oricon's Weekly Album and #5 on Billboard Japan's Hot Album charts, making it Moriguchi's highest-charting album in her career. The album has sold over 80,000 copies as of October 30, 2019.[4] It was also nominated for Planning Award at the 61st Japan Record Awards.[5]

Track listing

# Track Name Original Series Length
1 "Mizu no Hoshi e Ai wo Komete" (with Naoko Terai) Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam 4:37
2 "Ai Senshi" (with Kotaro Oshio) Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow 3:55
3 "Eternal Wind ~ Hohoemi wa Hikaru Kaze no Naka" Mobile Suit Gundam F91 5:13
4 "Beyond the Time ~Möbius no Sora wo Koete~" Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack 5:12
5 "Arashi no Naka de Kagayaite" (with Saburo Tanooka) Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team 4:41
6 "Freesia" (with Satoru Shionoya) Mobile Suit Gundam IRON-BLOODED ORPHANS 5:58
7 "Just Communication" (with Ino Hidefumi) Mobile Suit Gundam Wing 4:51
8 "Meguriai" Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space 4:21
9 "Zeta - Toki wo Koete" Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam 3:54
10 "RE:I AM" (with Tsukemen) Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn 6:15
11 "Sora no Kanata de" (Bonus Track) Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin 5:33

Video

森口博子「GUNDAM SONG COVERS」全曲ダイジェスト

森口博子「GUNDAM SONG COVERS」全曲ダイジェスト

Hiroko Moriguchi: Gundam Song Covers Full Song Digest

Notes & Trivia

  • The album cover, illustrated by Tsukasa Kotobuki, features Moriguchi dressed in an A.E.U.G. normal suit, with the MSZ-006 Zeta Gundam in the background.

References

  1. NHK - 発表!全ガンダム大投票
  2. Anime News Network - NHK Reveals Full Results of Ultimate Gundam Poll
  3. ガンダム40周年記念!森口博子からガンダムファンへ向けたメッセージ動画到着!
  4. 今、話題独占中の森口博子 ガンダムソング・カバーアルバム「GUNDAM SONG COVERS」8万枚突破!
  5. Arama! Japan - Winners and nominees for the 61st Japan Record Awards announced

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