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    Poor Koichi, getting bossed around by a bunch of middle schoolers.

    Cool throwback to the "fighting by controlling the Gunpla themselves".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mattias View Post
    Why is SEED so popular? The main characters are bland, and stupid. The Gundams are repetitive enough to be uninteresting but not as much as After X where they go so far it's funny. Is it because as an early 2000's anime it was the first a lot of people saw? I mean, that's why I like Wing, but I can acknowledge it has lots and lots of problems.
    It marries teen melodrama with 079 plotline making it more accessible than most Gundam series. I don't see the characters as much more stupid than is general for these shows and 'blandness' makes them more relatable for the general audience. Add pretty great music and tbh I don't see why it wouldn't be among the most popular.

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    It came out after a fairly long Gundam drought, it was basically a reimagining of OG's politics but with 2000's era science fiction in mind, and to Westerners it was in contrast to Wing's sausage fest and operatic over-the-topness or G-Gundam's super robot silliness.

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    My Gunpla for Rommel's Grimoire Red Beret has arrived safe and sound. Can't wait to start building it! <3

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    my god, 3d printed gundam parts reward
    that's fucking genius
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    Gundam Build Divers Episode 7: When I saw that Kocihi's gunpla had Rebake in the name I was like, "No way, it can't be... Has the show really passed the amount of time to make into Gundam Build Divers?". But when I saw him use that hammer plier, it pretty much confirmed it. Do Akihiro justice Koichi.
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    >tfw you betray your ideals to get some


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    fluffy but lewd




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    Oh mi gosh, Rommel's face throughout this episode had me dying.

    Quote Originally Posted by Spartacus View Post
    my god, 3d printed gundam parts reward
    that's fucking genius
    Y'know, a while back on the Gundam forums I remember discussing the feasibility of 3D printing gunpla runners so seeing it in this anime was pretty cool.

    Quote Originally Posted by Laserman View Post
    Gundam Build Divers Episode 7: When I saw that Kocihi's gunpla had Rebake in the name I was like, "No way, it can't be... Has the show really passed the amount of time to make into Gundam Build Divers?". But when I saw him use that hammer plier, it pretty much confirmed it. Do Akihiro justice Koichi.
    Gosh darn, the first episode of IBO aired all the way back in 2015? Man, time sure flies.
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    That's what death is, don't you think?"

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    Zeon marine unit ftw! momo-capule was awesome.
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    Gundam Thunderbolt Volume 7 has been obtained and read.

    Spoilers abound
    We start off with Karla and Daryl enjoying a walk through an artificial Zeon garden. I had forgotten about Karla's condition so it really hit me when Karla called Daryl "daddy" and we saw the same scene from her perspective and she's a child walking hand in hand with her father. Apparently it used to worse since the doctor says to Daryl that she's progressed from mental infant to the mind of a grade schooler. Zeon still plans to have Daryl pilot the Psycho Zaku once they've regained it. Sadly that one chapter was all we got of Daryl, it's a very Io centric volume.

    The Federation is progressing into South Sea Alliance territories and a bunch of Nanyang monks in Goufs and Dodai carriers attack, but both the Atlas and Guncannon Aqua are still out of commission! So we have a bunch of GM Ground Types and Gundam Ground Type MS having to defend the Spartan instead. Turns out Claudia wasn't just rescued by the Nanyang but also became one of their commanders. Io and Bianca's back and forth over her can basically be described as "the missus and the ex".

    Io drop-kicking a suicide plane was just awesome. It was also cool when he told off one of the mooks piloting a Gundam Ground Type that once you get into a Gundam you to be prepared to take the brunt of the attacks. Io kicking more butt in a custom GM shows that it's the man that makes the machine, not the other way around.

    Anyways, the monks board the Spartan and pass the info to the shrouded (detective conan style) spy and the Director explains her history with the leader of the monks and how he was a Newtype raised in a facility and now we see him as an adult, using his Newtype powers during his sermon to reinforce the brainwashing of his troops.


    That's what, most of S2 covered I think? I've been waiting until I've read the manga until I watch the second season since I started manga first.
    "We do not know what kind of people we truly are until the moment before our deaths. As death comes to embrace you, you will realize what you are.
    That's what death is, don't you think?"

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    Since finishing moving into my new house, I am finally able to build Gunpla again. Starting with my 1/144th GM/GM which was from the Build Fighters GM's Counterattack OVA.



    Just a straight build at the moment. After this, next on my list is building all of best boy - McGillis Fareed's mobile suits, starting with Bael. <3
    "We do not know what kind of people we truly are until the moment before our deaths. As death comes to embrace you, you will realize what you are.
    That's what death is, don't you think?"

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    Gundam Build Divers Episode 8: It was a fun episode. It looks like the Mass Divers are effecting GBN's world more and more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skull View Post
    Since finishing moving into my new house, I am finally able to build Gunpla again. Starting with my 1/144th GM/GM which was from the Build Fighters GM's Counterattack OVA.



    Just a straight build at the moment. After this, next on my list is building all of best boy - McGillis Fareed's mobile suits, starting with Bael. <3
    I'd love to see your Gundam Bael.
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    HF felt like Nasu holding up a megaphone and screaming, "LOOK AT HOW SAD THIS IS! ISN'T IT SAD? YOU SHOULD FEEL SAD!"


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    > Einzbern

    > Making smart decisions


    Pick one


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    Palingenesis just sounds like we're creating Sarah Palin.


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    >tfw you betray your ideals to get some


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    Bear bear bear bear...

    Ayame is steadily rising up the ranks of waifu-dom. <3
    "We do not know what kind of people we truly are until the moment before our deaths. As death comes to embrace you, you will realize what you are.
    That's what death is, don't you think?"

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    yeah right, seed fangirls with Stella berserking homage.

    also I want that Beagguy with huge wings (zero custom's wings maybe?).
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