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Please note that this is the Gundam Wiki's article on the 2006-2009 novel, Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn; if you are looking for the article on the ongoing OVA under the same title then you should head to Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn.

Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn (機動戦士ガンダ UC(ユニコーン) Kidō Senshi Gandamu Yunikōn?) is a light novel that takes place within the Universal Century timeline. The novels were written by popular Japanese author Harutoshi Fukui, with character and mechanical designs provided by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and Hajime Katoki, respectively. They were published in Gundam Ace magazine between 2006 and 2009. After the novels had ended they were adapted to original video animations (OVA). A 11th Volume of the novel was released on the 23rd March 2016.

Setting

The novel begins in UC 0001, at the very beginning of human space colonization, with the Laplace Incident, a major event that influences the course of human history forever. The main story takes place in UC 0096, three years after the events of Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack and seventeen years after the One Year War.

Organizations

Earth Federation

Earth Federation Space Forces Special Task Group. A newly put together group that is in charge of hunting down the Neo Zeon remnants. Known as the Manhunter unit.

Neo Zeon

  • "The Sleeves"
This is the name of the Neo Zeon remnants are known as. After the second Neo Zeon movement, the remaining Neo Zeon troops are gathered by Full Frontal at the ruins of a resource asteroid.

Vist Foundation

The Vist Foundation manipulates the Earth Federation and Anaheim Electronics from behind the scenes. Hoping to create a new world, the Foundation attempts to hand over a certain secret to the Neo Zeon remnants known as the Sleeves. This will mean the opening of Laplaces Box, which holds a great secret tied to the origins of the Universal Century.

Anaheim Electronics

Anaheim Electronics is a fictional civilian manufacturing company originally produced a wide range of technological applications from consumer electronics to battleships and even space colonies. Bow Anaheim Electronics creating advanced mobile weapons for any faction that would be willing to pay, then selling the same technology to the former's enemy.

Republic of Zeon

Formerly known as the Principality of Zeon. After the One Year War, a period of occupation by the Federation followed the surrender and dissolution of the Principality, with a new constitution being made which involved Federation.

Principality of Zeon remnants

These are the military forces of the Principality of Zeon who remained loyal despite the defeat and surrender of the Principality. Most are scattered across the Earth sphere, conducting guerilla attacks against the Earth Federation. They are supported by other Anti-Earth Federation organizations such as EGM and Tiris Zemmour, a Neo Zeon group.

Characters

Civilian

Vist Foundation

  • Cardeas Vist - Grandchild of Syam Vist, father of Banagher Links, second generation head of the Vist family.
  • Gael Chan - He is Cardeas's secretary and bodyguard.
  • Syam Vist - He came into possession of a strange object called "Laplace's Box" and through underworld connections he married into the Vist family and became the head of the influential Vist Foundation.
  • Ellen Vist
  • Juste Vist

Anaheim Electronics

  • Martha Vist Carbine - Cardeas' younger sister. She married into the Carbine family which established Anaheim Electronics.
  • Alberto Vist - A staff of Anaheim Electronics who board the Nahal Argama to stop the opening of the "Laplace's box".
  • Aaron Terzieff - An Anaheim Electronics engineer who participated in the RX-0 development project as part of the armor materials division.
  • Bancroft - A teacher at Anaheim Industry Technical School.

Neo Zeon/"The Sleeves"

Earth Federation

Earth Federation Forces

Republic of Zeon

  • Gilligan Eustace - An army captain and a member of the right-wing political group "Association of the Wind".
  • Monaghan Bakharov - A politician and defense minister, he is the son of former prime minister Darcia Bakharov.
  • Hoagy

Garvey Family

  • Mahdi Garvey - Head of the powerful Garvey family and president of the industrial giant, "Garvey Enterprises". He was a former Zeon solider and is a Neo Zeon sympathizer.
  • Loni Garvey - Daughter of Mahdi Garvey, she holds a deep hatred of the Earth Federation, brought about by the death of her mother.
  • Abbas Garvey
  • Walid Garvey

Chapters

No. Title Release date ISBN
01 "Day of the Unicorn (Part 1)"

Yunikōn no Hi (Jō) ("ユニコーンの日(上)")

September 26, 2007 ISBN 978-4-04-713969-5
02 "Day of the Unicorn (Part 2)"

Yunikōn no Hi (Ge) ("ユニコーンの日(下) ")

September 26, 2007 ISBN 978-4-04-713970-1
03 "The Red Comet"

Akai Suisei ("赤い彗星")

December 26, 2007 ISBN 978-4-04-715003-4
04 "Palau Capture Battle"

Parao Kōryaku Sen ("パラオ攻略戦")

April 26, 2008 ISBN 978-4-04-715060-7
05 "The Ghost of Laplace"

Rapurasu no Bōrei ("ラプラスの亡霊")

July 26, 2008 ISBN 978-4-04-715084-3
06 In the Depths of a Gravity Well"

Jūryoku no Ido no Soko de ("重力の井戸の底で")

October 25, 2008 ISBN 978-4-04-715112-3
07 "Black Unicorn"

Kuroi Yunikōn ("黒いユニコーン")

December 26, 2008 ISBN 978-4-04-715143-7
08 "The Sky and the Stars"

Sora to Hoshi to ("宇宙と惑星と")

April 25, 2009 ISBN 978-4-04-715229-8
09 "Over the Rainbow (Part 1)"

Niji no Kanata ni (Jō) ("虹の彼方に(上)")

August 26, 2009 ISBN 978-4-04-715286-1
10 "Over the Rainbow (Part 2)"

Niji no Kanata ni (Ge) ("虹の彼方に(下)")

August 26, 2009 ISBN 978-4-04-715287-8
11 "Pheonix Hunting"

Fushichō kari ("不死鳥狩り")

"March 23 2016" ISBN 978-4-04-103921-2

Mechanics

Anaheim Electronics

Mobile Weapons

Vehicles and Support Units

Civilians

Mobile Weapons

Vehicles and Support Units

Earth Federation

Mobile Weapons

Vehicles and Support Units

Neo Zeon (The Sleeves)

Mobile Weapons

Support Units

Republic of Zeon

Mobile Weapons

Vehicles and Support Units

Vist Foundation

Mobile Weapons

Vehicles and Support Units

Principality of Zeon remnants

Mobile Weapons

Vehicles and Support Units

Picture Gallery

References Gallery

See also

Manga

Novel

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