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by Mafty
Sat May 08, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: EFSF fleet modernization program in response to Zeon?
Replies: 12
Views: 214

Re: EFSF fleet modernization program in response to Zeon?

The mass productions aspect seems to vary somewhat. There are so many different Pegasus class ships you'd lose count; and many appear in official animated works (like 0080, Stardust Memory, Thunderbolt, and even back in the original series with the Thoroughbred), and not just manga side stories. The...
by Mafty
Sat May 08, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Argama Class? (SPOILERS)
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Argama Class? (SPOILERS)

I always thought it was weird to introduce a new warship so late in the series; you'd think they'd replace the Argama the same time they added the ZZ, then it'd get to actually do more across the series than appear for about 10 episodes(its much better used in Unicorn IMO). As for toy sales I always...
by Mafty
Fri May 07, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Argama Class? (SPOILERS)
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Argama Class? (SPOILERS)

So what exactly happened to the Argama? It's left on earth for Karaba and never seen again. The space centric AEUG seemed more tied toward direct conflict with Neo Zeon than their terrestrial counterpart Karaba, Plus the Argama was their ONLY ship left at that point. Or was their supposed to be more...
by Mafty
Fri May 07, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: EFSF fleet modernization program in response to Zeon?
Replies: 12
Views: 214

Re: EFSF fleet modernization program in response to Zeon?

It seems likely that the 70s Armament Reinforcement Plan was in response to Zeon's rise. It's odd however that long after Mobile Suits became a mainstay, the EFS never seem to simply mothball all older ships and replace them completely with ones purposely built to carry MS. Granted a fleet reconstru...
by Mafty
Sun May 02, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: The role of tanks in Gundam
Replies: 20
Views: 830

Re: The role of tanks in Gundam

Does anyone else think that the G3 looks at bit like the Jamru Fin as well (mainly in the head, as well as the "crouching" design the Nightingale also has),It also seems to share some features with the Azieru.
by Mafty
Sun May 02, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Zeon's Last Stand?
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: Zeon's Last Stand?

I wish they'd translate AOZ Inle Dream of the Black Rabbit; the mech designs look so cool, and the story seems quite interesting. It honestly makes more sense that Mars would have been colonized like the moon and have generations of Zeon remnants (like Ayers City in Sentinel) than Gundam F90 wherein...
by Mafty
Sat May 01, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: The role of tanks in Gundam
Replies: 20
Views: 830

Re: The role of tanks in Gundam

Mobile Armors supplanting Tanks in space is an interesting idea; you don't need treads in zero gravity, and most Mobile Armors aren't designed for use on Earth. Also maybe this is a stretch, however what does everyone think of Landships replacing Tanks? Many of the Gundam Landships are basically lik...
by Mafty
Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Full Metal Panic anime.
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Full Metal Panic anime.

I know this is kinda late to ask this, but is there any word on how Full Metal Panic Invisible Victory did critically/commercially, or whether there will be another season? I've heard that it was poorly received; but the sources weren't exactly reliable , and there's been long breaks between seasons...
by Mafty
Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Forgotten mecha shows?
Replies: 124
Views: 9271

Re: Forgotten mecha shows?

Kuromukuro is an interesting series. It has great animation and mech designs, the story on the other hand is kind of variable. (SPOILERS). For a start there are actually not as many mech battles as other series, and the ones we get are well animated, but slightly less intense than other shows. The c...
by Mafty
Mon Apr 26, 2021 4:00 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: ECOAS and Zeon?
Replies: 1
Views: 152

ECOAS and Zeon?

Where was Ecoas during the Phenex Hunt? Their taskforce is very powerful and has highly trained operatives, something that would probably have come in handy during the operation. Plus It's only a year later and the case still involves Zeon operatives.
by Mafty
Mon Apr 26, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Crossbone Vanguard command structure?
Replies: 3
Views: 212

Crossbone Vanguard command structure?

So if Crossbone Vanguard was so tied to their goal of aristocracy, does that mean that everyone within it was nobility? Is it like the Romerfeller Foundation in Gundam Wing wherein its people with noble titles and ranks who think this makes them fit to rule the world? Are the higher ranking soldiers...
by Mafty
Mon Apr 26, 2021 1:41 am
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: The role of tanks in Gundam
Replies: 20
Views: 830

Re: The role of tanks in Gundam

To be fair tanks don't completely disappear following the OYW. The usage in ZZ doesn't really count as they are left over from the OYW. However in Gundam Unicorn we see the Loto: an advanced form of the Guntank that sees use within the harbor area of Industrial 7, and works with treads and cannons t...
by Mafty
Sun Apr 25, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Hathaway Anime Thread Mk I
Replies: 45
Views: 14968

Re: The Official Gundam Hathaway Anime Thread Mk I

-Replying to Cybaster,The theory on Kenneth forming Crossbone Vanguard probably comes from him and Gigi plotting to form a new Mafty; since there are no direct sequels after this, people probably took this as them being the ones to form Crossbone Vanguard.
by Mafty
Sun Apr 25, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Zeon's Last Stand?
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Zeon's Last Stand?

I know the timeline of the UC is rather flexible at times. So is there any (relatively) concrete evidence on when exactly Zeon itself ceases? Do they simply disappear at the beginning of the Second Universal Century, or could they be still tied somewhat to the Crossbone Vanguard and the Zanscare?
by Mafty
Sat Apr 24, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Nina and Zeon (SPOILERS)
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Nina and Zeon (SPOILERS)

So in 0083 Nina and Gato are (out of nowhere) reveled to have been involved in the past. So were they both soldiers of Zeon? Or did they meet after the war? Von Braun is technically a neutral city, and there are Zeon working at Anaheim (after Anaheim bought out Zeons weapons factory) as well as a va...
by Mafty
Sat Apr 24, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Flay's Position
Replies: 1
Views: 149

Flay's Position

What exactly was Flay's rank/position on the Archangel? She's the communications officer on the Dominon, so what's her position on the Archangel? She just seems to hang out, rather than actually doing anything in specfic(she dosen't work on the bridge, in the gally, in medical, or mechanics) like th...
by Mafty
Fri Apr 23, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Hathaway Anime Thread Mk I
Replies: 45
Views: 14968

Re: The Official Gundam Hathaway Anime Thread Mk I

According to Gundam News there is supposed to be a simultaneous release of the movie in theaters and on different editions on Blu Ray on May 7th. However that appears to be only in Japan so far...
by Mafty
Fri Apr 23, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Space Pirates?
Replies: 8
Views: 504

Re: Space Pirates?

I'd forgotten about Cima, her forces are pirates in the true sense of the word(they even have "Marine" Gegloog's). Though Harlock really seems to be the truer genesis of Crossbone and AGE; the pirates are romanticized, and the ships and mech units have more of a pirate/nautical theme to them(unlike ...
by Mafty
Fri Apr 23, 2021 6:57 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Big West and HG strike deal! Macross is free!
Replies: 21
Views: 1076

Re: Big West and HG strike deal! Macross is free!

Well according to a recent release on ANN . Big West intends to release ALL of the Macross stuff (Anime, Manga, Artbooks, etc) to the market. When this is to happen Is not clear, but we'll probably get the Manga and maybe the games as well.
by Mafty
Thu Apr 22, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Jerid's Byarlant?
Replies: 5
Views: 377

Re: Jerid's Byarlant?

That is what I also found odd; it really seemed as though the Byarlant was going to be Jerids final mech unit, The whole Baund Doc thing came out of nowhere(plus it's Rosamia's). Especially because Jerid didn't seem like that powerful of a Newtype(compared to say Sirocco).