Category Archives: Men OP Destiny

[Men OP Destiny] The 08th MS Team (Arashi no naka de kagayaite)

OPs for OVAs tend to be different from OPs for TV shows. Unlike TV OPs, which are primarily concerned with catching a channel surfer’s attention, OVA OPs can afford to be more experimental or less grounded in formula, because the … Continue reading

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[Men OP Destiny] SDF Macross

One day, while I was rewatching a bunch of mecha anime OPs to brighten up my day, the Macross OP made me realize something that’s missing in the “modern” anime OP: a coherent narrative. As anime switched from being plot-driven … Continue reading

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[Men OP Destiny] Gundam AGE OP3 (REAL)

Another Men OP Destiny post! To tell you the truth, I got into a funk from writing these, because I was unsatisfied with how Gundam AGE ended. ‘Course there’s nothing preventing me from writing about other Gundam OPs, but my … Continue reading

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[Men OP Destiny] Gundam AGE OP2 (sharp#)

After the unconventional, failed gambit of Gundam AGE’s OP1, OP2 is a return to form, exhibiting a more adolescent tone while including some nifty mobile suit action.

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[Men OP Destiny] Gundam AGE OP1 (Asu e)

Welcome to Men OP Destiny! This is a post series about the Gundam OP. Why? Gundam shows tend to be long, and OPs tend to be the face of a show. And because of the nature of its thirty year-old … Continue reading

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