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by Zeonista
Fri Jun 09, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Elitism of UC Gundam Fans?
Replies: 93
Views: 17764

Re: The Elitism of UC Gundam Fans?

Oh dear, was someone trying to resurrect old quarrels again, along with this thread? I hope not, elitist positioning or not. (I am a Zeonista after all, a member of the template agency for aggressor groups in mecha anime that aren't metallic bugs or fanboy-ish giants. Here, have a pamphlet, it has o...
by Zeonista
Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Thunderbolt Anime Thread Mk I
Replies: 264
Views: 58780

Re: The Official Gundam Thunderbolt Anime Thread Mk I

Dead Chick Talking: WTH?!? She is dead! Io knows she is dead!! WTFH?!? (It's a great cliffhanger.) But did she die in the first season. The last time we saw her she got ejected from the Beehive into space and not directly killed. My guess, is that she was recovered by the Monks that we see early in...
by Zeonista
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Thunderbolt Anime Thread Mk I
Replies: 264
Views: 58780

Re: The Official Gundam Thunderbolt Anime Thread Mk I

The seventh OAV was definitely interesting! It is good to see Thunderbolt keeping up with the combination of gritty war story, UC-style adventure, and mecha porn. Reborn Again: Karula, poor thing. She got the last-minute save, but in UC last-minute saves are never easy....or cheap. Tin Man: Daryl, a...
by Zeonista
Thu May 18, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Gundam no Reconguista Movies Thread?
Replies: 9
Views: 3236

Re: Gundam no Reconguista Movies Thread?

I want to care, and be interested, really I do. But Gundam Thunderbolt and Iron Blooded Orphans sank the interest level worse than a Tier 6 cruiser in a Tier 8 World of Warships scenario. No return potential here....
by Zeonista
Thu May 18, 2017 3:22 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: ID-0
Replies: 14
Views: 4031

Re: ID-0

The science in this science fiction story is really working on the physical level. This being anime though, the nuts & bolts only serve as the framework for meditation on the human-or trans human-condition. Remember, the cute little girl is the most powerful character on screen! :lol: Amanza is good...
by Zeonista
Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: ID-0
Replies: 14
Views: 4031

Re: ID-0

Amion wrote:
Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:26 pm
Ido is Setsuna's dream. That is all I have to say at the moment.
This is true, Ido is living the dream. :)
by Zeonista
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: ID-0
Replies: 14
Views: 4031

ID-0

This show got delayed a bit since it was not commercialy subbed & streamed. But last week the fan-subbers stepped up, and started with this TV series. Good thing too, since it would be a shame to miss this story. No real shooting or combat is at the center of its tale. It is about a bookishly succes...
by Zeonista
Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:13 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: How can we have another long-running toy franchise?
Replies: 13
Views: 3077

Re: How can we have another long-running toy franchise?

I would say the main obstacle with a new toy franchise, is enough children and teens to purchase said toys to make it a hit. Japan's population demographics make this rather dubious from a commercial standpoint. We're talking stuff under the 20,000 yen mark here. Not just toys (which includes figure...
by Zeonista
Mon Apr 24, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Replies: 60
Views: 25091

Re: The Last Jedi

First off I would like to salute HISHE for their Rogue One episode. Several potential "good ends" there, all of them nice...but making me appreciate the movie's ruthless nature more. Also, "S'up noobs." :lol: Amion: Revan-sama is my ultimate sensei. :) I don't want to call the Jedi Knights foolish f...
by Zeonista
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Replies: 60
Views: 25091

Re: The Last Jedi

First off I would like to salute HISHE for their Rogue One episode. Several potential "good ends" there, all of them nice...but making me appreciate the movie's ruthless nature more. Also, "S'up n00bs." :lol: Amion: Revan-sama is my ultimate sensei. :) I don't want to call the Jedi Knights foolish f...
by Zeonista
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Replies: 60
Views: 25091

Re: The Last Jedi

he did kinda choke some of Jabba's guards because i guess that was okay or something that one time. on the other hand he also officially earned his Jedi stripes by refusing to kill his father, throwing down his saber, and telling the Emperor to go eat all of the dicks, so i'm not sure how gray a Je...
by Zeonista
Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Thread Mk IV
Replies: 383
Views: 87511

Re: The Official Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Thread Mk IV

I was expecting her to fit into some UC or AU box, but IBO was very much about "this is our own box" so to speak for many things. I was certain Julietta was cute Gundam roadkill like poor Lafter, but she survived & actually learned something about the motive and spirit of people who are gonna climb...
by Zeonista
Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Thread Mk IV
Replies: 383
Views: 87511

Re: The Official Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Thread Mk IV

Cybastar: Now, I don't want to give Rustal Elion too much credit for building success from the downfall of McGillis & Tekkadan. I do give him credit for realizing Gjallarhorn as presented in the course of the show was at best obsolete and at worst prone to reflexive oppression in order to keep exis...
by Zeonista
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Frame Arms Girl
Replies: 7
Views: 2298

Re: Frame Arms Girl

The show automatically won me over with the appearance of the Legendary Kotobuki Nippers and continued with Gourai's assessment of time spent assembling figures/models. 15% = finding tools 15% = researching kit on Internet 15% = finding parts on runner 50% = fighting the carpet monster 5% = assembli...
by Zeonista
Wed Apr 19, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Mecha and Technology
Topic: Pilot curriculum
Replies: 28
Views: 6009

Re: Pilot curriculum

I think a lot of the "Gundam hero" criticisms are confusing ability and training, which are different things. Training and enabling the average guy to become a mecha suit pilot is good. Training and enabling the guy with exceptional ability is better! That is the baseline difference between Mecha Ac...
by Zeonista
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Frame Arms Girl
Replies: 7
Views: 2298

Re: Frame Arms Girl

I stopped counting at the 35th Panty. and yes, i do count how many panty shots appear in a given episode. Evangelion TV has only 6 total. :twisted: i'm gonna watch this till the end. YURI BEYBE!!! its Angelic Layer + Sky Girls. that's a good combination. i just hope this doesn't go the the super se...
by Zeonista
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Thread Mk IV
Replies: 383
Views: 87511

Re: The Official Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Thread Mk IV

I'm very glad to read your post, Zeonista, especially the bit on Julietta. So many hated her and desired her dead, but I was always a fan and was glad to see her survive. She even develops at the end of the story to some extent, and I was pleased with that, if nothing else. I was expecting her to f...
by Zeonista
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Replies: 60
Views: 25091

Re: The Last Jedi

Big tease mainly. The real trailer is prob'ly in front of Guardians 2 this summer. But.... Hey, it looks good.
by Zeonista
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Thread Mk IV
Replies: 383
Views: 87511

Re: The Official Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Thread Mk IV

Well, IBO wins already for getting this amount of talk about its closing! Not just rants and applause, lots of talk about story & character. Excellent! :) Now for myself.... After my previous post on the certainity of doomed heroes wersus Fate and the Establishment, there were some genuine departure...
by Zeonista
Mon Apr 17, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Thunderbolt Anime Thread Mk I
Replies: 264
Views: 58780

Re: The Official Gundam Thunderbolt Anime Thread Mk I

How does anyone here think of the scene between the golden-trimmed Zaku (Royal Guard?) and the GM at the beginning of the episode? I just don't understand why didn't the Zaku pilot make a conscious retreat to the nearest cover - standing right there and shooting at an enemy you know your bullet won...