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The Funnels of Love: The Fascination with Gundam’s Newtype Remote Beam Weapons and how Gundam Unicorn Makes them Awesome

I like funnels. I always have. To me they represent a great leap in technology to take advantage to the Newtype conceit in the Gundam Franchise. However, I am aware that some people simply do not share my enthusiasm for … Continue reading

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We Can Only Watch One: Picking Out a Show ONLY by its Opening Credits

We pretend: Flipping channels looking for anime to watch, we see two OPs on two different stations. We know nothing about these shows (we actively avoid researching them; at most, we’ve seen adaptations/dubs/raws in part but this is rare). Based … Continue reading

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The Battle of Narita: Great Battles in Anime History

As long as mankind shall continue to bestow more liberal applause on their destroyers than on their benefactors, the thirst of military glory will ever be the vice of exalted characters. ~Edward Gibbon 6 Months after the Black Rebellion “Ladies … Continue reading

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Toward a Quantification of Love FOR ANIMU Part 1a: The Value of Rewatchability through the Lens of Eternal Recurrence

In last week’s article, we talked about evaluating anime in terms of their ability to deliver rewatchable moments for us viewers. The place of the “rewatchability ratio” as the first in our series of evaluation ratios is no accident because … Continue reading

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Toward a Quantification of Love FOR ANIMU Part 1: The Re-watchability Ratio

In this series of posts, We Remember Love would like to propose quantitative measures for rating anime in form similar to financial ratios used for evaluating the performance of stocks. These ratios are not to be taken as absolute measures … Continue reading

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