Heliopolis, a so-called neutral space colony was holding a top-secret weapons research facility, producing Gundams for the Earth Alliance. ZAFT, which is composed of Coordinators (genetically modified/upgraded humans), attacks Heliopolis, stealing 4 out of the Alliance’s 5 Gundams. In the battlefield, civilian Kira Yamato stumbles upon the Strike, the last remaining Gundam of the alliance, and is forced to pilot it.
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 2002 to Sep 27, 2003
Producers: Sunrise, Asatsu DK, Mainichi Broadcasting, Bandai Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, Atelier Musa
Duration: 24 min. per episode
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)