After War Gundam X (機動新世紀ガンダムX, Kidō Shinseiki Gandamu Ekkusu?, lit. Mobile New Century Gundam X) is an anime television series from Japan. It is a part of the Gundam franchise that started in 1979, but takes place in an alternate universe called After War Era. The series has 39 episodes, aired in Japan from April 5, 1996 to December 28, 1996 across TV Asahi's ANN stations and the anime satellite television network Animax. It was directed by Sunrise veteran Shinji Takamatsu (SD Gundam, Golden Brave Goldran, School Rumble), and the screenplay was written by Hiroyuki Kawasaki.