Tag Archives: mobile suit gundam 0080: war in the pocket

Countdown to the End of the World/Galaxy: ghostlightning’s 30 Favorite Anime of All Time (30-21)

I put together the most involved ranking of my favorite anime a year ago. I won’t link you to that post until I’m finished with this series of three posts. Why a revision? I watch a lot of new anime, … Continue reading

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There’s No Smoking on the Bridge, President! Macross Frontier 15 “Lost Peace”

I sometimes hear this opinion that Macross Frontier lacks a certain grimness and/or darkness for a show wherein the setting involves to a significant degree a war (with aliens). I think the opinion is valid and correct; however, two things: … Continue reading

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Christmas Anime Heartbreak

It’s Christmas, and unknown to many except a particularly hardcore set of mecha fans, it is a time for self-inflicted heartbreak. /m/ has a tradition of watching Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket every Christmas season and it … Continue reading

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The Evolution Of The Mecha Character Aesthetic (Prototype Characters And The Tropes They Started)

Earlier this week ghostlightning wrote up a post about how Gundam Wing had been mislabelled the start of the Bishounen aesthetic in male mecha anime characters, but really it was more of a reason to gush about Five Star Stories.  … Continue reading

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