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(Primarily) On the Stupid Ideological Core of Gundam 00 Season One

  The best thing about being a Gundam fan is the part where you get to actively hate on between two-thirds to three-quarters of the franchise at any given time.

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Oedipus and Elektra, Kamille and Quess: The (Pseudo) Incest of U.C. Gundam

TL;DR Having the hots for your father figure can be fatal.

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A Failure of Imagination: Gundam: The Origin, Episodes 1-2

Another Gundam marred by the franchise’s poor approach to women and to female characters.

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A Day with The Cart Driver podcast episode 4 – Ramba Ral: The real Gundam protagonist

We’re slowly working toward having a normalized schedule, but here’s episode four of my podcast with Scamp of The Cart Driver. This time around we stick to the Gundam wheelhouse, discussing the Gundam: The Origin anime, as well as G … Continue reading

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A Day with The Cart Driver Podcast Episode 2 – New Season Anime Lingerie

Now with improved spoiler warnings! In our latest podcast episode, myself and Scamp (of The Cart Driver) wrap up Summer 2015 with a discussion of the finales of Rokka – Braves of the Six Flowers, Gakkou-Gurashi, and Himouto! Umaru-chan, among … Continue reading

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans at a Glance

My breathing grew heavier as the episode queued up; only one thought kept zipping through my head – “Please don’t let this suck.”

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A Day with The Cart Driver Podcast Episode 1 – One More Time

With this episode, myself and Scamp of The Cart Driver have “officially” launched our podcast. This week we discuss mecha a fair bit, as well as debate whether it makes sense that manga publishers would avoid publishing potentially controversial titles … Continue reading

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