Category Archives: Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn

The Most Complicated of Set Pieces: The Battle of The Stratosphere (The Third of Three Posts on Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Episode 05)

This is the framework, the formula – if you will, of the Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn set piece battle: An operation is initiated – implying or overtly according to some level of planning. It’s met with the opposing response – … Continue reading

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When Fighting Isn’t Combat: Banagher Links Continues to Evangelize From The Cockpit While The Rest of The Show Provides The Actual Action (The Second of Three Posts on Mobile Suit Unicorn 05)

I’ve covered similar ground before, but I feel this bears renewed discussion. By the second episode, I was thrilled by Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn because I felt it did mobile suit combat as well as it possibly could get, and … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Possibility: What Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Does for the Universal Century Narrative (The First of Three Posts on Mobile Suit Unicorn 05)

[Mobile Suit Unicorn 04: Sermon From The (Mobile) Suit; The Despair of Zeon At The Bottom of The Gravity Well; The Eternal Captain – Bright Noa; Coffee With a Runaway Princess] As a human being I put a lot of … Continue reading

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The Greatest Time To Be a Gundam Fan

I am not wrong about this. Sure, I missed the first Newtype flashes of 1979, the Encounters in Space back when the Original Movie Trilogy aired. I even missed the greatest TV anime in the franchise: Mobile Suit Z Gundam. … Continue reading

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12 Moments of Anime 2011: Coffee With a Runaway Princess (Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn)

[Moment the Eleventh: Rider Crashes a Party (Fate/Zero)] There are two things that Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn is very good at: mecha battles, and quiet moments of conversation. I’ve spilled a lot of virtual ink over the former, and a … Continue reading

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