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Re: The Official Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE Thread Mk I

Post by MythSearcher » Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:49 pm

Ep 12 took a deep turn, and things gets seriously grimmer than the previous light-hearted situations.


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Post by Henyo » Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:26 am

hey guys, i need a bit of confirmation. i think i paid less attention that usual when i watched the Macho dude focus episode...
so, his whole sthick is that he thinks he's MC material yet actually has crap skills but thinks rushing head on will result in his true self appearing? his former team appears and thats the vibe i got.
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Post by MythSearcher » Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:02 pm

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Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:26 am
hey guys, i need a bit of confirmation. i think i paid less attention that usual when i watched the Macho dude focus episode...
so, his whole sthick is that he thinks he's MC material yet actually has crap skills but thinks rushing head on will result in his true self appearing? his former team appears and thats the vibe i got.
I think he can see some of his problems and what he needs to do, it is just that he cannot face it because of some kind of pride issues, and he isn't happy about that.
The good thing is, at least he isn't blaming others for it this time.(I guess he did it to his old teammates)
Also, he is definitely not using weapons he is proficient with.
Obviously he got some skills in fist combat, but invested no skill points in sword and spear/lance.
He keeps swinging that lance like a sword which really pains me.
Gunpla skill wise, he is pretty good at it, and obviously a pretty good tank with all the extra armour.

The problem that got fixed isn't what you are proposing, but actually coming face to face with his own issues and not escaping from it any more.
His defeats are mainly caused by him not wanting to lose and thus running away when the situation gets undesirable.
He doesn't watch the losing episodes of Capt. Zeon, which is actually teaching people about sometimes persistence can prevail. Most of his defeats in earlier episodes aren't real defeats, his Gunpla is hardly damaged most of the time, but he just keeps switching targets once he cannot land a hit or when he needs to switch to methods he deems uncool. (I imagine fist fights aren't cool for him) He gets knocked around a lot, being the joke character by being hit a lot, but you don't even see the armour getting serious damage.

While you can kinda grasp what they wanted to tell in his focus episode, it is actually pretty hard to fix his other issues like being hot headed and rush in inappropriate situation, not being a good team player, plays leader, etc.
I guess they wanted to make some kind of lovable jerk character, but not being able to do so. The team is falling apart from the beginning anyway, all 4 of them aren't really team players to begin with. Everyone but Par just ignores teamwork altogether, just that Hiroto and May have the skills to cover the holes.

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Post by Kuruni » Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:56 pm

I can guessed that it will be a dark episode, but not at this scale. Heck, they can't even take Seltsam down!

And they disappear in the worst moment, those pet people might mistaken that they abandon them too.

The crisis is really threatening one as it effect other network (even television lost signal) on global scale.

Look like the next one will be mostly exposition (May's costume :)).
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Post by Kuruni » Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:08 am

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Post by AGF-Antoine » Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:22 pm

It sure came without warning.
Only thing I can imagine is them wanting to do Build Divers customs of Build Fighters customs.
Gundam Build Fighters Try finished airing on April 1st 2015, so the 5 year deal is over then.
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I did like the meetup a lot. May trying to get a taxi to stop was super cute. Visually further confirmed that Patrick/Parviz is related to Luc/Shahryar. Also liked Patrick being wheelchair bound (have a handicap myself, so like the recognition). And ofcourse Kazami looking really wimpy in real life (as I already expected). May's minihouse was fun as well. Bodyguard Nanami made me laugh so hard.
It is ironic, Re:RISE started out pretty weak, but turned out quite interesting in the last few episodes.

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Post by Dark Duel » Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:48 pm

Man, I absolutely love the Tertium. Looks a lot better than its modified counterpart.

Was a real interesting episode. Was interesting to actually meet everybody, and May is just adorable when she's trying to hail a cab.

Also, this thing looks BADASS. Can't wait to see it in action.
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Post by MythSearcher » Sun Dec 29, 2019 4:29 am

AGF-Antoine wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:22 pm
It is ironic, Re:RISE started out pretty weak, but turned out quite interesting in the last few episodes.
Usually better shows need to build up the tension in the beginning, unlike fast food shows that tries to lure you in with tons of special effects and high tension scenes but cannot keep up the pace after a few eps.
I can name some slow starters. Gunbuster's first 4 eps is basically just boring but the information is necessary to build up for the last 2, especially the grand finale. Diebuster is not as boring but still not that great for the first 4 eps.
Another example is Ascendance of a Bookworm(also this season's anime, but I am talking about the light novel) Starts slow but gets really touching for most of the part endings and grand finale.

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Post by AGF-Antoine » Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:34 pm

Yes, exactly what I meant actually.
Most other Build shows did exactly that.
So Re:RISE actually becoming good near the end, was atypical for a Build series to me.
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It started to become more interesting after the plot twist reveal that May was an EL-Diver, and continued on with them actually losing the final battle in a surprising way. Like, them trying the usual stuff to stop a Colony Laser in Gundam, but it failing, due to supposedly being real.
Also, looked up on Honzuki no Gekokujou / Ascendance of a Bookworm, it seems interesting.
Probably will check it out soon, since all anime I was watching, except for 1, ended.
Will help bridge the gap to Strike Witches: Road to Berlin, and obviously Re:RISE Season 2.

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Post by MythSearcher » Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:56 pm

AGF-Antoine wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:34 pm

Also, looked up on Honzuki no Gekokujou / Ascendance of a Bookworm, it seems interesting.
Probably will check it out soon, since all anime I was watching, except for 1, ended.
Will help bridge the gap to Strike Witches: Road to Berlin, and obviously Re:RISE Season 2.
Hint: Bookworm also has a season 2 coming up the same season as GBN Re:Rise.

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