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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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On The Interpretation of Anime (or How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bog)

This is all just a dream. How else can I explain my talking to a bunch of 2D anime characters who barely make sense hurling forth a whole slew of things. Is it so unbecoming to talk about oneself with … Continue reading

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