Category Archives: Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn

Moments of 2010: The Universal Century Joins the 21st Century By Celebrating With a 3-Way Prototype Mobile Suit Brawl (Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn 02)

I’ve mentioned this before, and I’ll probably repeat myself over and over: I like updates in anime shows. I like retellings and I like remakes. Why? It’s fundamental to why I like anime in the first place: animation. I like … Continue reading

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The Colonization of Space That Wasn’t: Gundam’s Universal Century as Editorialized by Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn 02

One of the most remarkable moments in the second episode of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn followed the meaningful conversation at a Sleeves officer’s dinner table. In that dinner conversation, Gundam does something cute: the naïveté of the protagonist Banagher Links … Continue reading

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Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn 02 Unmasked

I have a personally important reservation about Mobile Suit Gundam UC 02, and it is important because it may change how I feel about the franchise in general. Without this reservation, I feel free to say this much: Mobile Suit … Continue reading

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The Third Impact, The Innovator/Newtype Future, and Grace O’Connor’s Conspiracy: The Evils of Unification in (Real) Robot Anime

This post also serves as part of WRL’s episodic series of Macross Frontier; Episode 24 “True Beginnings.” The beginnings of the overarching narrative, at least from the point of view of the villainy of Grace, and the origin story of … Continue reading

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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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