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Gundam Build Fighters Try (ガンダムビルドファイターズトライ?) is a 2014 anime television series. It is a direct sequel to Gundam Build Fighters. It is airs on Wednesdays 18:00 Japanese Standard Time on TV Tokyo.'s YouTube channel provides simulcasting for foreign fans. It also began airing in Hong Kong on TVB starting 17:20 Chinese Standard Time March 16, 2015.[1]


Seven years have passed since Sei Iori won the 7th Gunpla Battle Championship World Tournament. The Gunpla Battle Championship is now run by Yajima Trading. With new rules and new battle modes, the game's popularity has become even more widespread.

However, the Seiho Academy that Sei Iori once attended has failed to catch onto the trend. The only member of the school's Gunpla Battle Club is its president, middle schooler Fumina Hoshino. Currently there is no way the club can participate in the middle and high-school division of the upcoming All-Japan Gunpla Battle Championship, where players fight in teams of three.

Then Fumina meets a new transfer student. He is Sekai Kamiki, a young martial artist who has been traveling with his master. Together with a young Gunpla builder named Yuuma Kousaka, they finally have three members for their team.


Seiho Academy (私立聖鳳学園, Shiritsu Seihō Gakuen)

St. Odessa Girls' School (聖オデッサ学園, Sei Odessa Gakuen)

Miyazato High School  (宮里学院, Miyazato Gakuen)

Seiren Technical College (成練高専, Seiren Kōsen)

Joto Municipal Middle School (常冬中学, Jōtō Chūgaku)

Gabai Institute (我梅学院, Gabai Gakuin)

Gunpla Academy (ガンプラ学園, Ganpura Gakuen)

Honmoku Academy (本牧学園, Honmoku Gakuen)

Toritsu Academy (統立学園, Toritsu Gakuen)

Tendaiji Academy (天大寺学園, Tendaiji Gakuen)

Granada Academy (グラナダ学園, Guranada Gakuen)

Tenzan Academy (天山学園, Tenzan Gakuen)

Yajima Trading (ヤジマ商事, Yajima Shōji)


Mobile Suits

Try Fighters (トライ・ファイターズ, Torai Faitāzu)

Seiho Academy's Plamo Club (プラモデル部, Puramoderu-bu)

Seiho Academy's Gunpla Battle Club (ガンプラバトル部, Ganpura Batoru-bu)

Song Dynasty Vase (北宋(ほくそう)の壺, Hokusō no Tsubo)

Cross Sword

Kamiigusa GC


Gaia Dragon

G-Master (Gマスター, Jī Masutā)

Miyazato High School's Gunpla Club (ガンプラ部, Ganpura-bu)



FAITH (フェイス, Feisu)



White Wolf  (ホワイトウルフ, Howaito Urufu)

Celestial Sphere (ソレスタル・スフィア, Soresutaru Sufia)

Great K (グレート・K, Gurēto Kei)

Tiger & Rabbit

Build Busters (ビルドバスターズ, Birudo Basutāzu)





Titan (タイタン, Taitan)

Von Braun (フォンブラウン, Fon Buraun)

Yajima Trading (ヤジマ商事, Yajima Shōji)





Comprehensive Episode Listing of Gundam Build Fighters Try episodes

# Episode Title Japanese Airdate English Airdate
1 The Boy Who Calls The Wind 8 October 2014
2 Team Up, Try Fighters! 15 October 2014
3 Her Name is Gyanko 22 October 2014
4 G-MUSE 29 October 2014
5 Dream And Challenge in Your Heart 5 November 2014
6, 6 Ruler of the Battlefield 12 November 2014
7 Straight-Assembly Shimon 19 November 2014
8 Upon This Shield 26 November 2014
9 Showdown At Solomon 3 December 2014
10 Gunpla Collection 10 December 2014
11 Nielsen Labs 17 December 2014
12 To Fly To the Future 24 December 2014
13 Beyond The Knuckle 7 January 2015
14 Worthy Rivals 14 January 2015
15 Reborn Try Fighters 21 January 2015
16 Magnificent Shia 28 January 2015
17 Haunted Castle Trap 4 February 2015
18 Snibal-Drago-Gira 11 February 2015
19 Fateful Reunion 18 February 2015
20 Unbreakable Heart 25 February 2015
21 Blue Wings 4 March 2015
22 Follow Your Heart 11 March 2015
23 Build Fighter 18 March 2015
24 Final Burst 25 March 2015
25 Our Gunpla 1 April 2015


Within the second box of the Blu-Ray release of Gundam Build Fighters released on 20 June 2014 is a 2 minute short titled Six Years Later, depicting a grown up China who has moved to France to study art, this was the first hint of a sequel series.

The series is directed by Shinya Watada who previously directed the 2013 short film Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team - Battle in Three Dimensions.


Gundam Build Fighters Try airs every wednesday at 18:00 Japanese Standard Time on TV Tokyo. The anime is simulcasted on the GundamInfo YouTube Channel with English, Korean and Traditional Chinese subtitles.

Announcement The English Dub Asia Version of the series premiered on January 02, 2016 on Cartoon Network in the Philippines, airing every Saturday and Sunday at 17:45 Philippine Standard Time (09:45 Greenwich Mean Time).

On June 1, 2016, Nozomi Entertainment announced that they would release the Blu-ray of Gundam Build Fighters Try along with that of Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack in September 2016.[2][3]


See Also







  • This is the fifth direct sequel in the Gundam franchise, and the second sequel series set outside the Universal Century.
  • Gundam Build Fighters Try is also the first to air alongside another series, specifically Gundam Reconguista in G. In fact, Shinya Watada is also a unit director for Gundam Reconguista in G.
  • This is the first series with a new director to not be set in a new timeline.
  • As far as the episode goes, there are some Gundam series references that classified as "Accidental", which the staff from the anime doesn't realize or actually plan it until the fans mention them.
    • The name "Build Burning Gundam" was director Watada's idea and inspired from G Gundam. He had no idea it was also God Gundam's name in the west.
    • The character designs for Daiki Miyaga and Eri Shinoda (while disguised in her glasses) resembles Obright Lorain and Remi Ruth from Mobile Suit Gundam AGE and coincidentally both pairs are in love. However, Onuki doesn't actually intend to design both characters based from Gundam AGE.


  1. Gundam Global Portal
  2. Nozomi Entertainment
  3. 'Char's Counterattack' Finally Comes Westward On BluRay This September―Forbes

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