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by excalibur2008
Fri Jul 04, 2014 9:24 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII
Replies: 296
Views: 36007

Re: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII

Aside from the earliest conflicts of the One Year War with the nuking and gassing, I don't recall Zeon really doing much against other colonies as much as they did against Earth. Only because they were stopped from nuking Side 6. And no considering Char flat out said Zeon would destroy Side 6 if it...
by excalibur2008
Thu Jul 03, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII
Replies: 296
Views: 36007

Re: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII

My guess is that after the Gryps war, many spacenoids began seeing Zeon as a better alternative than the EF. Which is funny seeing as the Titans probably killed way less people then the Zeon. As I don't recall the Titans going around nuking colonies to the point there is a rather large debris belt ...
by excalibur2008
Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:05 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: What happens between ZZ and CCA?
Replies: 29
Views: 7202

Re: What happens between ZZ and CCA?

It's also possible that, aside from the personal tragedy of Kamille, Char noticed how little effect the AEUG's "victory" over the Titans actually had. If the AEUG was your grand hope for reforming the Federation from within, I imagine you'd be pretty disappointed with how it worked out. Well they d...
by excalibur2008
Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:43 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Beltorchika's Children manga to run on Gundam Ace
Replies: 55
Views: 10969

Re: Beltorchika's Children manga to run on Gundam Ace

ShadowCell wrote:
AmuroNT1 wrote:I notice that the Neo Zeon emblem on Nightingale looks suspiciously like the emblem of a certain German group from World War II...
and char leans over and whispers, "hail hydra"

(not really)
Meh, if the Zeon were anything like HYDRA they probably would have actually accomplished something.
by excalibur2008
Mon Jun 23, 2014 2:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Godzilla 2014
Replies: 36
Views: 8205

Re: Godzilla 2014

Peter the Game Guy wrote: & why is it so bad that the film gives the human so much screen time?
It's been done like that before in tons of Godzilla films.
Including the original in which Godzilla barely appears.
by excalibur2008
Mon Jun 09, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII
Replies: 296
Views: 36007

Re: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII

toysdream wrote: but they never add "oh, and you also killed billions of innocent spacenoids with poison gas".
Shiro Amada has a flashback to Zeon forces gassing a colony at Side 2 during 08th MS team, so yeah it has been shown on screen.
by excalibur2008
Sat Jun 07, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII
Replies: 296
Views: 36007

Re: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII

When Full Frontal explains his Co-Prosperity Sphere plan, the objection raised is "but that wouldn't end the war", not "but you're a bunch of genocidal lunatics". Plus considering what its named after wouldn't that just call for making the the rest of the colonies Side 3's economic vassals. Serious...
by excalibur2008
Sat Jun 07, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII
Replies: 296
Views: 36007

Re: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII

But the Federation's villainy takes on a different form. They aren't genocidal, no, but at certain times their administration has been oppressive on the institutional level and (more often) willing to turn a blind eye to injustice if solving that injustice means compromising their own position or i...
by excalibur2008
Fri Jun 06, 2014 11:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So... X-Men Days Of Future Past
Replies: 14
Views: 3235

Re: So... X-Men Days Of Future Past

Kitty is a victim of wanting Wolverine to have a big presence in the movie and wanting the movie to take place in the First Class era, which would take place before Kitty was born. I guess this is their way of keeping Kitty in the story. I would have been more angry if they wrote her out all togeth...
by excalibur2008
Fri Jun 06, 2014 11:37 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII
Replies: 296
Views: 36007

Re: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VII

Unicorn doesn't excuse the Zeon or the Federation's weaknesses or shortcomings. We see aspects that embody the worst of both organizations, Full Frontal, Angelo, the people under Vist's thumb. And the best, the Nahel Argama and Garenceries crew, and promotes the idea that toeing the ideological lin...
by excalibur2008
Sat May 31, 2014 9:00 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Racism and Discrimination in Anime
Replies: 25
Views: 4652

Re: Racism and Discrimination in Anime

I'm curious as to why so many anime series feature this type of issue as one of their main themes. I didn't realize it at first, but heck, even a lot of Gundam animes deal with stuff like Coordinators vs non-Coordinators, Newtypes, Innovators, etc., not to mention a lot of others that are strictly ...
by excalibur2008
Fri May 30, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam The Origin Anime Thread Mk I
Replies: 597
Views: 118585

Re: The Official Gundam The Origin Anime Thread Mk I

Integration is most likely. That's the easy answer. As it stands now, the ORIGIN anime is 4 OVA films that (likely) only cover the pre- and early-war content of the manga, If its supposed to cover all 4 films then why does the preview to the first OVA make it look like the gist of the prequel story...
by excalibur2008
Thu May 29, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So... X-Men Days Of Future Past
Replies: 14
Views: 3235

Re: So... X-Men Days Of Future Past

Kitty is a victim of wanting Wolverine to have a big presence in the movie and wanting the movie to take place in the First Class era, which would take place before Kitty was born. I guess this is their way of keeping Kitty in the story. I would have been more angry if they wrote her out all togeth...
by excalibur2008
Sat May 24, 2014 3:15 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VI
Replies: 590
Views: 74121

Re: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VI

Are you seriously arguing that Newtypes aren't a major part of UC mythology? Just saying for something so important to the universe, it sure doesget introduced like an after thought. Plus if we're counting Turn A Gundam as part of the UC it looks like Newtypes have died out by that time since they ...
by excalibur2008
Sat May 24, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VI
Replies: 590
Views: 74121

Re: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VI

But Unicorn isn't a sequel to the other OVAs. It's a sequel to the First-Z-ZZ-CCA sequence, and Newtypes are an important aspect to them. And they're really the "spine" of UC , not the OVAs, which are more the "ribs" (if you will). Which doesn't change the fact that in the original Gundam the newty...
by excalibur2008
Sat May 24, 2014 10:59 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VI
Replies: 590
Views: 74121

Re: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VI

I personally enjoy the crazy Newtype insanity and I find it usually represents the spine of UC Gundam Which is weird when you remember that it pretty much came out of nowhere in Gundam 0079. Seriously despite it never coming up once before the Whitebase got back into space suddenly its this major i...
by excalibur2008
Sun May 18, 2014 8:10 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VI
Replies: 590
Views: 74121

Re: The Official Gundam Unicorn Anime Thread Mk VI

BrentD15 wrote: EDIT: In lighter news, there was a joke floating around that "Char came back to laugh at himself". :lol:
Well he is enough of an ZOINKS to do something like that.
by excalibur2008
Sat May 17, 2014 11:33 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: The Official Gundam Reconguista Anime Thread Mk I
Replies: 588
Views: 78075

Re: The Official Gundam Reconguista Anime Thread Mk I

Of course they could be doing the Yamato 2199 thing of releasing grouos of episodes as a movie and then breaking them up into episodes for a tv series.
by excalibur2008
Wed May 14, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: UC's Earth born elite- Just how elite are they?
Replies: 38
Views: 5113

Re: UC's Earth born elite- Just how elite are they?

In those other two, well, politicians are politicians and the Earth being relatively free of large, destructive conflict after the OYW would probably allow them to get pretty comfortable. Even if the population at large isn't. Though considering the Crossbone Vangurd was ultimately defeated be basi...
by excalibur2008
Tue May 13, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Anime and Manga
Topic: Fan Consensus on Canon in UC and Regild
Replies: 74
Views: 7909

Re: Fan Consensus on Canon in UC and Reguild

The Japanese position from the creators' point of view seems to be "story first, continuity second". Actually I think that's a universe thing with creators. Mostly it's just the fans that seem to care about continuity, and maybe the studios just to the extent of what the writers can and can't ignore.