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Anime I Watched in 2012 #11: Gundam AGE

Gundam AGE is a failure, in multiple ways. First, it achieved abysmal ratings, beating Gundam X’s all-time low. I think this is well within the experimental nature of the show, where Gundam tried to become a children’s TV anime. I … Continue reading

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The Hamburger That Ends the Hatred

[This is a special guest post by ghostlightning] For the third year straight, I’ve rewatched Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket just before Christmas. I believe it’s become the ideal anime tradition; well, at least Gundam fans if … 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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Obright, Oldtype

[Spoilers for Gundam AGE]

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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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You’re a Gundam, too, Hyaku Shiki!

The Hyaku Shiki had always been a odd fixture in UC Gundam: it was a high-performance mobile suit given to Char Aznable, a legend in his own right, and it resembled the Gundam in many ways. However, the distinct lack … Continue reading

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Gundam AGE’s 3rd Arc is About Flit Asuno (Again, But I’m Not Complaining!)

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