Tag Archives: Kio Asuno

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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Dead Girlfriends as Plot Devices: Yurin & Lu x The Asuno Boys Mobile Suit Gundam AGE 38

[Mobile Suit Gundam AGE 37] Today I speculate on the consequences of Kio’s puppy love affair with Lu while contrasting it with the similarly tragic and death-filled affair of Flit with Yurin when Flit was young like Kio. Yurin’s death … 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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