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What Gundam Amounts To: Mobile Suit Gundam AGE 40

[Mobile Suit Gundam AGE 39] Mobile Suit Gundam AGE showed me many things, and is still showing more – things I did not expect it to do or pull off – but more importantly, and perhaps most importantly, it just … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell: Mobile Suit Gundam AGE 31

[Mobile Suit Gundam AGE 30] There is an irony, a paradox, an inauthenticity… depending on who you ask, about the theme and execution of Gundam as an animated narrative. On the one hand, there is this theme of “War is … Continue reading

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The Eternal Captain: Bright Noa in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn 04

When I was still a Gundam skeptic, I could not get why Bright Noa had such a good reputation among mecha anime fans, if not general anime fans who had the sense to see and enjoy Universal Century Gundam shows.  … Continue reading

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Nightmares of Solomon: Perspectives on a Great Battle of the One Year War of Mobile Suit Gundam

The principal Zeonic antagonist in Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory is Anavel Gato of the Delaz Fleet an ultra-conservative faction loyal to Gihren Zabi. To give him an air of gravitas, if not outright menace, he was named in … 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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