I'd randomly chanced across this anime one fne night, thinking it was a 1/2hour episode, which I again randomly clicked PLAY, to eventually be enthralled in the fight between giant robots, oblivious to the obvious gaps in my understanding of the story before this film, but enjoying the fusion jazz and vintage music, a comparison between both the Federation and Zeon separatists ... and I find myself drawn to search for what has happened before (Found it! "Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky") ... nevertheless, featured above is the original Japanese language (with English Subtitles), while you can scroll down for the English language dubbed version of the exact same hour and a half anime film!
SYNOPSIS: "Earth, seven months after the end of the One Year War. The remnant forces of the Principality of Zeon, whose homeland has become a republic, continue fighting to restore the old regime.
Daryl, the pilot of the amazing Psycho Zaku that annihilated the Moore Brotherhood's fleet in the Thunderbolt Sector at the end of the war, descended to Earth after losing his mobile suit. He has been given the secret mission of seeking out a faction within the Federation called the South Seas Alliance.
Meanwhile Io, who fought a fierce duel with Daryl, has been selected as pilot of the prototype mobile suit Atlas Gundam and sent to Earth. His new battleground will be the continent of Australia, which still bears the scars of the colony drop, and the South Seas which surround it..."
WHAT-IS: "Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: BANDIT FLOWER (機動戦士ガンダム サンダーボルト BANDIT FLOWERバンディットフラワー Kidō Senshi Gandamu Sandāboruto Banditto Furawā?) is a 2017 anime film created by Sunrise. It is a feature length compilation of the second season of the Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt ONA. The film premiered simultaneously in Japan and the United States on November 18, 2017." (gundam.wikia.com)