Category Archives: Gundam 00

My Good Old Boys of Gundam

[This post is rife with spoilers]

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Fans of Gundam Love their Franchise Like Saji Loves Louise

So yeah the blog is named after a Macross reference, but I’m a Gundam fanboy too, and part of my fascination for the franchise has to do with the behavior of its fandom. I’m not exactly jumping out my seat … Continue reading

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Is Gundam 00 ‘Gundam’ enough?

In this post, a rather engaging discussion on /m/. In watching Macross Frontier I’ve been confronted by the issue regarding where does the homage end and the real show begin? I never did have an answer for that, though I … Continue reading

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Is Gundam 00 special?

First off, here are the assumptions: Gundam 0079 is special. It started the real-robot mecha tradition, paving the way for Macross (which makes all the difference to me). Zeta Gundam is special. It brought heavy character drama, political science fiction … Continue reading

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Gunpla! 1/60 Scale Model GN-001 Exia

In these very turbulent financial times, I really really should exercise tighter financial controls over personal spending. Attempt is FAIL. Taleweaver alerted me of a Gunpla sale over at Wasabi. Since I’m normally impervious to such news and I don’t … Continue reading

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