First Impressions: Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE

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

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Moonlight (freaking) Butterfly! Mobile Suit Gundam —The Light of Life— Chronicle U.C.

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.

YouTube Original Anime “OBSOLETE” World Building: The EXOFRAME

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

Gen Urobochi ✕ Buemon: YouTube Originals Anime “OBSOLETE”

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”

New Gundam Series: "Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE"

First leaked during the Gundam 40th Anniversary panel at Anime Expo 2019, Sunrise has formally announced the next animated Gundam Build series, primarily focused on Gunpla. And yes, this is the sequel to the series that no one really cared. This is Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE. Set two years after the events of Gundam Build … Continue reading New Gundam Series: "Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE"