A first since they started streaming Gundam series online, the first two episodes of Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE has dropped and, I don't know about you, but there's something a little different with the overall feel of the show as compared to the previous entry. Here are my first impressions. For starters, this gives more … Continue reading First Impressions: Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE
Here's something I totally didn't catch until I saw some interesting thumbnails on YouTube. Supposedly included as a bonus feature in recent reissues of various Gundam movies is Mobile Suit Gundam —The Light of Life— Chronicle U.C., a 40-minute clip show explaining some key concepts of the Universal Century. Amuro Ray and Lalah Sune are … Continue reading Moonlight (freaking) Butterfly! Mobile Suit Gundam —The Light of Life— Chronicle U.C.
One of the things I noticed with the marketing for OBSOLETE is the emphasis on the 8 feet tall EXOFRAMES. In fact, their website -- project-obsolete.com -- contains significant in-universe attempts to decipher what these machines are and how they work. That said, if you found it difficult to navigate their very immersive website, then … Continue reading YouTube Original Anime “OBSOLETE” World Building: The EXOFRAME
Prolific anime screenwriter Gen Urobochi (Gargantia on the Verderous Planet, Expelled from Paradise) is once again back to write a new mecha series -- with series directors Hiroki Yamada and Seiichi Shirato, and animation production by Buemon, best known for their CG animation. The series is titled OBSOLETE and it be a YouTube Originals exclusive … Continue reading Gen Urobochi ✕ Buemon: YouTube Originals Anime “OBSOLETE”
NOTE: This post may contain spoilers for Gundam NT. Mobile Suit Gundam NT (Narrative) takes us back to the Universal Century as a direct sequel to Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn), as the latest UC film 27 years after Mobile Suit Gundam F91, and as first part of the UC NexT 0100 Project aiming to … Continue reading Newtypes Gone Crazy! “Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative” (2018)