Tag Archives: tomino yoshiyuki

WHY WE CAN HAVE NICE THINGS, or, How The Gundam Fandom Can Find Their Own Personal Newtype

When I was still a complete outsider to the Gundam fandom (I consider myself still pretty much a newfag) I was utterly fascinated by how disgusting it is. I still am. It’s still disgusting. Why? War is hell, etc. There … Continue reading

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Another Violent 70s Robot Cartoon For Your Enjoyment: Shinzou Ningen Casshan

If you regularly watch and appreciate 70s anime, then I recommend Casshan without question. I’m not ordinarily able to handle 70s anime, but this might already be my favorite. As for those who haven’t tried to watch any anime of this era, this might be a good place to start. Continue reading

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Tomino Yoshiyuki: Laughing Out Loud (LOLTOMINO in Gundam)

[Spoilers for Mobile Suit Gundam, Turn A Gundam, and other works directed by Tomino] When I first tried watching the Mobile Suit Gundam Movie Trilogy, something really disturbed me. I’ve said this before, but I think it merits repeating for … Continue reading

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