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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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War in The Pocket Was Not For Kids, But Mobile Suit Gundam AGE 17’s Version of It Is (Except for the BL)

[Gundam AGE Episode 16] Ever since I’ve seen Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in The Pocket some three years ago I’ve thought it transcended not merely Gundam shows, but robot anime itself. I thought it was a small, but powerful … Continue reading

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Mobile Suit Gundam AGE 12: After The Time Skip

It’s no secret that I mostly get to watch anime via fansubs. This year however, Bandai started streaming Mobile Suit Gundam AGE at no cost to the viewer, at least over here in Southeast Asia. This is a liberating experience. … Continue reading

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Tiger & Bunny 06 Did Real Robot Anime Better Than Most in a Short Sequence

We’re fond of our categories, genres, and divisions as arbitrary as they sometimes get (perhaps because it is so that we like them so much). Thus we make distinctions between super robot shows and real robot shows, which leads me … Continue reading

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The Need for (Gundam) SEED: Masochism (& Sadism)

One day, I realized I have become a certain kind of Gundam fan: I needed to watch everything (or as much of the franchise as I can). This meant trying to watch shows I’ve already dropped due to extreme dislike, … Continue reading

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