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by Mafty
Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Line art?
Replies: 1
Views: 13

Line art?

So where exactly does line art for mecha shows come from anyway? Is it taken from model kits, the shows website or books/magazines? Or is it drawn by members of the fandom? Or does it vary depending on the situation? It's harder to find mech line art online from really obscure shows (Jinki Extend, A...
by Mafty
Sun Jun 20, 2021 11:56 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Jupiter Energy Fleet?
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Jupiter Energy Fleet?

So is the Jupiter energy fleet a military or paramilitary organization? It's not clear if they are tied to the Earth Federation, and they seem to have a military structure and weaponry. For example in ZZ the crew are shown saluting to the captain of the ship, plus Sirocco built his own mobile suits,...
by Mafty
Sun Jun 20, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Unusual Shields
Replies: 9
Views: 176

Re: Unusual Shields

I'm not sure how unusual this is but, the Jagd Doga's shield. It has four beam cannons built into it, and its sturdy enough on its own that Gyunei uses the tip to destroy a Jeagan. The impractical part of having a beam equipped shield is shown when Gyunei's shield is blasted by Amuro's gun(with Gyun...
by Mafty
Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Speculating what happened to Char between 0089 and 0091
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: Speculating what happened to Char between 0089 and 0091

Definitly towards the end of ZZ you can even see the AEUG leadership (not Bright mind you) becoming as listless and self important as the Federation ( eg, they leave Haman/Side 3 alone, then take credit for what the main characters do at the end). On another note, how long after the war were Karaba/...
by Mafty
Tue Jun 15, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Gyunei?
Replies: 3
Views: 145

Re: Gyunei?

Okay that explains it better thanks. According to some sources Gyunei was 19 in CCA; so that means he would have been 5 years old when he was orphaned in the OYW, he was probably raised in a refugee colony like Sweetwater, and thus would have grown up around rebellion, but been too young to particip...
by Mafty
Tue Jun 15, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Gyunei?
Replies: 3
Views: 145

Gyunei?

So is there any more backstory on Gyunei in CCA? Aside from the common instability of Cyber-Newtypes we only get a small amount of info on his backstory. Gyunei mentions his parents dying in a colony drop, was it supposed to be the OYW or the Dublin colony drop? Also why is Gyunei on the side that c...
by Mafty
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Amuro and the Zeta Series
Replies: 29
Views: 606

Re: Amuro and the Zeta Series

There seems to be a lot of conflicting information on the Re-GZ. MAHQ seems to say that the Re-GZ was a prototype that was given to Londo Bell, after the hopeful mass production proved too costly. So in this regard it seems as though it wasn't built specifically for Amuro, rather given to the taskfo...
by Mafty
Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Amuro and the Zeta Series
Replies: 29
Views: 606

Re: Amuro and the Zeta Series

As the others have said a lot of this probably ties into the real world timeline. CCA was released in 1988; which was long before a lot of Amuro's more powerful units were revealed in side stories, and the side stories in Gundam are of a dubious canon to begin with. Gundam does have a habit of retco...
by Mafty
Sun Jun 06, 2021 11:12 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: New Gundam Seed project; sequel movie, manga and more
Replies: 24
Views: 901

Re: New Gundam Seed project; sequel movie, manga and more

Seeing as this is Gundam that's always a possibility (SPOILER like Quess in Hathways Flash). Though in this case Stellar had no unfinished business when she was last seen as a spirit in Seed Destiny so who knows what will happen. Also hope that there are at least cameo appearances from the expanded ...
by Mafty
Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:44 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Gaia Gear, Manhunter and Gundam
Replies: 0
Views: 96

Gaia Gear, Manhunter and Gundam

So Gaia Gear has long since been rendered non canon (both by Tomino's own work and later Sunrise entries), but was it supposed to be tied to Gundam at the outset? The story itself heavily ties toward the Gundam lore (the legacy of Char Aznable) but there are so many different settings from the regul...
by Mafty
Sun Jun 06, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Gustav Karl
Replies: 4
Views: 245

Gustav Karl

So what's the story behind the Gustav Karl? I know it's been somewhat retconned into earlier works like Unicorn and Narrative , but was it originally supposed to just be used by the Manhunters? It seems to start of as a prototype in limited numbers, but its very powerful for a mass produced unit. So...
by Mafty
Sun Jun 06, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Hathaway Anime Thread Mk I
Replies: 60
Views: 17119

Re: The Official Gundam Hathaway Anime Thread Mk I

Cool so does that mean that it will stream legally on the Gundam Channel with English subs?
by Mafty
Sat Jun 05, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Untitled Legendary Live Action Gundam Movie Thread Mk I
Replies: 9
Views: 1015

Re: The Official Untitled Legendary Live Action Gundam Movie Thread Mk I

Hopefully. Legendary did great work on the Pacific Rim films and their special effects; so if they get a good writer and a competent director (Vogt-Roberts seems to be a good match as he mentioned being a fan of Gundam), then the film should probably turn out well.
by Mafty
Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:48 am
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: The Official Gundam Hathaway Mecha Thread Mk I
Replies: 20
Views: 11077

Re: The Official Gundam Hathaway Mecha Thread Mk I

I'm just glad that they have the Gustav Karl in its original colors (which look somewhat like the Dijeh), hopefully they'll release a model of this unit.
by Mafty
Thu Jun 03, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: New Gundam Seed project; sequel movie, manga and more
Replies: 24
Views: 901

Re: New Gundam Seed project; sequel movie, manga and more

Interesting Kuwashima has actually voiced three seperate characters in CE works (Stellar, Fllay, Natarle), so at first I'd wonder if she'd voice a new character ( Seiyuu in Gundam frequently voice different characters across series). But if Stellar really is coming back then maybe it would be some k...
by Mafty
Wed Jun 02, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: New Gundam Seed project; sequel movie, manga and more
Replies: 24
Views: 901

Re: New Gundam Seed project; sequel movie, manga and more

Come to think of it who will be the Char Clone this time around? Do you think they'll use someone from the Manga expanded universe? Or do you think they'll come up with a new character?
by Mafty
Mon May 31, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: New Gundam Seed project; sequel movie, manga and more
Replies: 24
Views: 901

Re: New Gundam Seed project; sequel movie, manga and more

The fossil could be tied to an archeological find that changes everything (Ie like Nadesico or Aldnoah Zero) however Manga side stories (which in Sunrises eyes aren't canon apparently) focus upon settlements on Mars, so probably not. Also later stories focus upon the Librarian Works a new group whic...
by Mafty
Mon May 31, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: New Gundam Seed project; sequel movie, manga and more
Replies: 24
Views: 901

Re: New Gundam Seed project; sequel movie, manga and more

What happened to the Space Whale anyhow? it was introduced in SEED,then it's never mentioned again. Do you think it may have been part of the original draft of the movie? Since Gundam 00's movie featured aliens, its unlikely this movie would also.
by Mafty
Sat May 29, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Strongest Mass Produced MS?
Replies: 18
Views: 463

Re: Strongest Mass Produced MS?

Ok so the Victory Gundam is more of a limited custom unit, as are the Gundams from Gundam X. It still seems as though the Serpent from Endless Waltz was mass produced (according to some sources 500 units were produced, not a lot I guess but when your the only units in the Earth Sphere...). As for CE...
by Mafty
Sat May 29, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: GINN High Maneuver Type II(SPOILERS)
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: GINN High Maneuver Type II(SPOILERS)

I'm not sure, I never watched the movies, only the series. How much additional footage do the movies add?