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Is this show any good?
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>>17172448
I think you quoted the wrong anon. I think you want >>17172381

But that aside, it's in theory feasible to have a single species with cross compatibility, it's just a matter of bioengineering, at that level of technology that's no different from the concept of uploading human mind in various artificial bodies with software to adapt your mind to any new hardware.
Of course this isn't what the Hideauze are because they don't have that level of control over their bodies. They left it to evolution and evolution made them beast.

>>17172740
>The GA was willing to let them have the Sol system and fuck off to colonize the galaxy. The Evolvers chose to chase after them and keep fighting for supremacy.
Please, just like you said the GA left because they couldn't win easily and hoped they could come back later with amazing tech to eradicate the Evolver and claim back Earth.
If they were so "pacifist" why would they self-destruct their way out in the first place?

>>17173360
This, the early Hideauze were human-level intelligence and had human-culture. Their child however are born with no knowledge of ever being weak, needing food, only protecting their hives and we can assume, intelligent enough to not overpopulate.
However, since it's so hard to kill them, they aren't motivated and organized enough to invent their own space-gate.


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>>17173787

I think the footage from the REM sequence comes from an attack on Avalon that damaged some of its islands, but didn't destroy the whole thing. Avalon is fucking MASSIVE, it can have taken that level of damage to some of its sections and still be just fine.

>>17174855 might also be right with the colony idea. We know that humanity in space has split up at least a little bit, because wandering tribes exist. So not everything is centered on Avalon.
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>>17174855
>But that aside, it's in theory feasible to have a single species with cross compatibility, it's just a matter of bioengineering
I already debunked this shit. Even if you could magically do that, they would still eventually diverge due to living away from each other in vastly different environments. It would happen sooner or later. Give up, you don't know shit about biology.
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>>17159193
I bet she fucks like a fighter jet.
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>>17163958
I just finished watching this AICO show, I felt there was too much information throwed at you in the first episodes and even by the middle I didn't care much for the technobabble parts, but damn, the climax on the final episodes were great, it has a very dramatic character driven twist and by the end I was caring for all the characters and sad that the series was over.

You probably won't see it on a "best of all time list", but it sure is an honest story that does a good job on keeping it's premise.

GOOD WORK Edition

Held down by Earth's gravity >>17160458


THE GAME NOW FEATURES AN ENGLISH TEXT OPTION
To activate english text, activate HARO, and pick the second option from the bottom, then pick the second option from the bottom again. Go right once from the starting choice(Japanese), then back out and confirm. The game will reload, with ALL text now in English


Current drops https://bo2.ggame.jp/jp/items/
How to join http://mobile-suit-gundam-battle-operation-2.wikia.com/wiki/How_to_download_the_game
GBO1 parts http://gundambattleoperation.wikia.com/wiki/Custom_parts
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jivERehsAaTjRyI4chiWz9dYX6L-Sk33VOwkOObzN2k/edit?usp=drivesdk
https://www65.atwiki.jp/battle-operation2/
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>>17176021
damn. already got all that.
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Anyone watch tieltavisvt's videos? Unlike Flailthroughs, he appears to actually be good at the game.
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Imagine, a Gouf with a Giant Bazooka.
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>>17176137
if they were to add the gouf flight type it could be possible
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>Gyan's shield doesn't count as an actual shield
wut

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Completed this recently. Was this Sonoda's attempt at making a deconstruction like Evangelion? Getting back at Anno because Gainax shit on him? Just trying to be edgy? Ultimately its one of the most depressing manga I have ever read. Anyone else here read it?
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wait a second

sonoda did mecha?
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>>17172753

Yes, even before this. Check out Gall Force.
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>>17172026
They sure gave no fucks about collateral damage, even the dude's pistol was some absurd railgun thing that fucked up a load of people in the area from it just being fired a few times at a drone.
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>>17172753
>>17168459
In all fairness, Sonoda's early, amateur work was all about androids, powered armor & other mecha. Also girls cooking guys still in their powered armor for food.
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>>17176148
>Also girls cooking guys still in their powered armor for food.
What

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https://youtu.be/ekBsVtz1-go

This guy gets it! I think /m/ finally found their guy!
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>>17176016
>Gridman

That's not how you spell TURNING GIRLS
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>>17176133
Turning Girls is better than Infernocop.
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Buy a fucking banner.
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>>17176016
Holy fuck another shitty youtuber. Look, it's nothing against you, but you should really fuck off from here. There are many shitty websites you can infest with this crap, why here? There are like ten autists on this site.
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>>17176167
Better yet, don't.

How long has it been since last one?
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>>17175600
not there unfortunately
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>>17175557
Getter Bible MEGA DDL: https://mega.nz/#!Eb4AXQYa!FSKtxmJBTW5I3NQV0I--Gfbyv9eX6s-iHmhFgIt7GqQ
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>>17175557
Mazinger bible
http://www.mediafire.com/file/9h5zqmqcquhouvm/Mazinger+bible.zip
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Guess I'll share this here since there wasn't as much other wanted to discuss considering the lack of translation... which is fair. I just wanna know the explanation of these evas and the world building this group came up with.

EVA FIX - Abnormalities in Daily Life by Chocolate Shop, 1997

https://mega.nz/#F!6lFizSKA!4rqZVVqKECfbzjsY0X-6mg
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>>17157311
All three are up. Get it while you can/mirror it. As I don't care about gundam ace.

Gundam Ace
https://mega.nz/#F!g14FnKKB!SQmXKs3_i-UOIlFSigiwPA

Have always wanted to know since finishing the series.

Does the Unicorn Gundam hold up for many as a classic mecha design nowadays? Does /m/ consider or regard it as an iconic modern design currently? Or do you feel it's just either overrated or just doesn't do enough for you to consider it so?

It just feels like out of the last 10 years nothing has come this close to being this universally iconic for me.
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>>17173491
When the Moon Race first attack and then some time later
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>>17163132
I'm gonna get shit on this, but it's fantastic as the final descendant of the RX-78-2. And seeing as how it energized the franchise, I think it should be regarded among the classics.
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>>17173494

At the holy shit overpowered levels in SRW though?

>>17173498

Its basically the RX as envisioned by tech 5000 years later.
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>>17171996
Not really. It looks like the most generic gundam ever, but with Tron lines.
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I think as far aesthetics go, it looks amazing, the two tone color scheme works great, and the green color ver, looks way better in my opinion. However, the show (and bandai) did it a disservice by reusing it too much. The banshee being the main antagonist would have made it more acceptable, but in the end, the series just kinda ignored the, in favor of the neo zeong and even then it wasn't a real mech battle. If it had been in a one-off like the turn A, this board would have a different opinion on it.

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Vintage sci-fi and /m/ continuation from >>17120723
Ignore all zoomers
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>>17170145
It originally was, but the script deviated a lot from the original premise.
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I'll admit I haven't read much pulp yet, and I mainly just like the aesthetic, but the pulp stuff I have read is pretty good.

Conan (not really SF, but well known) is really good, and better than the pastiche cliche version of Conan every one has in their heads, and at times Id argue Howard's writing rivals Tolkein's. Burroughs Sword and Planet stuff seems a little trite in the modern era, but parts of it still really hold up well. The vast majority of the dialog is awkward, but then every so often you get some great speeches or monologues. E.E. Doc Smith seems to be like or hate writer. I recently read Skylark of Space, and Sky-Lark 3, and lensmen ages better, the prose is extremely clunky and the dialogue is not only filled with dated slang, but really weird. On the other hand it's filled with big ideas, and there is a sense of constantly escalating scale.

Though the real meat of the pulps is in the short stories, and admittedly I haven't read much there either. Leigh Brackett's stuff reads like Burroughs with better prose, and taken up to 11. Some of the early Planet Stories stuff I've read was really good as well, lot's of neat sword and planet stuff, but sadly not enough robots. I've got a bunch of Edmond hamilton stuff I want to catch up on.

On the other hand I find that HP Lovecraft is very overrated. His prose is top notch, and borderline poetry, but so much of his stuff is just boring, and I didn't really find it scary or even unnerving. And some of the stuff I read had M. Night level twists
>I saw a scary monster and ran away. Only the scary monster was in a mirror. The scary monster is me! DUN DUN DUN! Granted I gave up on reading his collection before reading any of his Mythos stuff, so I should probably at least finish to get a better handle on his more well known part of his brand.
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So I'm playing through Super Robot Wars V, and there's a part where Tessa is summarizing what they've learned so far about events in the Red Sea Earth dimension. And she talks about how the One Year War was fundamentally about spacenoid independence.

This is just wrong. Is this seriously how the Japanese view the story of the original Gundam? My take away was always that there were genuine spacenoid grievances, but that the Zabi family hijacked these ideas to wage an insane war of conquest. They literally open the war by massacring spacenoids who don't side with them and dropping their homes on earth.
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There is this thing that always makes me perplexed: How aware the people in Zeon are about Operation British? Even if every single citizen was a diehard for spacenoid independence, they would had felt some kind of revulsion over the fact that their country had just committed genocide. My take is that the propaganda machine glossed over a lot of the "details".
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>>17175675
>Why is Zeon the most popular faction among the Japanese?

same reason a lot of things are popular.
they came first and all others that come before them are judged on how they compare to the first.
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>>17175769
>Their wars have been detached from any larger political context, basically. A bunch of these diehards, especially left over forces on Earth, get wiped out over the course of the story
This is best exemplified even earlier with the African remnants in ZZ.
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>>17175872
>Kycilia is caught between loyalty to her father

Are we talking about the same Origin that has Kycillia leak Great Degwin's route to Gihren so he knows where to fire the Solar Ray then uses that as a pretext to kill him and launch a coup (whereas in 0079 it was more of a spur of the moment thing borne out of disgust with Gihren's patricide). If anything Origin actually makes Kycillia an explicitly evil, manipulative, bitch.
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>>17176037
If nothing else, given that it was ultimately a failure, propaganda probably covered it very loosely or not at all. Had it actually succeeded they probably would have presented it as some brilliant "pinpoint strike on Federation headquarters", glossing over the fact that it would probably have also taken out the entire middle of South America with it.

This raises the question of how they sell how things actually played out to the public. It's kind of hard to miss the giant hole in Australia. I suppose since Side 3 is on the other side of the moon they don't have to worry about people just looking up and seeing Earth. But information must be massively controlled, given how easy it should be for a returning soldier or someone from another colony to smuggle in a picture (and that's not even factoring in some kind of space internet between the colonies).

The Plot to Assassinate Gihren seems to be one of the few stories that actually presents the Principality as the repressive hellhole it was.

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What the fuck was HIS problem?
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>>17175812
Well you see, he was Commander of Special Maneuvering Force and had the supermundane fighting ability by virtue of the specific biological 'cloning' technology. He fought so extraordinarily ferocious that he was regarded as dangerous and imprisoned on a satellite.
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>>17176081
I see!
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>>17176081
but WHY did he release the Death Force?
Was he a metal music fan?
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>>17176100
His game wasn't over yet.

Why is this so hard for some to understand?
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>>17176107
What game?
Everyone was already dead and the Death Force wasn't much of a challenge

its fun
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>>17175001
I did. It was. The very poorly hidden cameo was fun, too.
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>>17175001
It was. Plot was barely there, but the characters made up for it.

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>tfw Ishikawa was maturing more and more as artist AND storyteller, weaving religious themes of esoteric buddhism into his works as well as keeping the tone of the Saga intact
>tfw it all ends on a cliffhanger
>tfw when he's fucking dead with no notes for a heir to fill in
Goddamnit
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>>17175539
Let's be real: even if he left notes, it would not be a proper end, no matter who did it.
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>>17175539
>>17175563
>even if he left notes, it would not be a proper end, no matter who did it.
Exactly. No one can even come close to his unique style of manga. Also, he had been putting Buddhist themes in his manga since the mid 80s.
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>>17175563
>>17175613

This is why I'm okay with alt universe takes. Leave the core stuff alone out of respect, but have something for those who want more getter.
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>>17176083
I agree. Getter Robo Saga is done. I'd like to see more stories based on it, like Hien and Devolution, and also more reimagings like the OVAs and basically every other Getter work.

Will TOHO ever introduce a Female Godzilla?
(Godzilla 98 was a hermaphrodite iguana so it doesn't count)
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>Not sure if want, the thread.
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Medieval/Fantasy Mecha Series (feel free to update or suggest corrections, etc..) : https://pastebin.com/UHRQHekd

Currently watching: Aura Battler Dunbine and started on Nobunaga the Fool.

Anyone else dipping their toes into the sub-genre or enjoy it?
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>>17174104
>>17174106

I don't know. Looks more like a fantasy show with a blink and you'll miss it mech...
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>>17172483
https://exhentai.org/g/1077027/56561fb4af/
So sad that this is the best porn of that chick
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>>17174106
And I for one accept the teachings of our true lord and savior, John Moses Browning.
Very good fantasy show, some giant robots show up but really anything beyond that is a significant spoiler.
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>>17173111
Nagano. He wasn't happy with the film. And most of us would like to see an international release of Gothicmade, just to be able to judge it with our own eyes.
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>>17175981

Jeez, that guy has high standards I guess. From what I'm reading he created The Five Star Stories in response to how Tomino handled Heavy Metal L-Gaim. Needless to say, it doesn't look like he was happy with Tomino.

I'd check out Gothicmade. According to Wikipedia he changed the setting and certain terminology in the recent chapters of The Five Star Stories to fit into the Gothicmade setting. People are actually okay with that? Seems ballsy after a few decades of material already out there.

Gothicmade medieval/fantasy?

So did this end up being better than Evangelion or is it just another TRIGGER abortion?
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>>17121083
Fucking hell! Old ass here that had these as a kid when it was localized for the US and didn't keep salvage them.
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>Japan gives fucks about Americans
hahahaha
You made a funny
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>>17173566

wat
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I wouldn't even say It surpassed Denkou Choujin Gridman.
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>>17173671
I think it's more that saying MAL is influential on Japan is pretty damn stupid. How does one rank western success when with Crunchyroll only gives a fraction to their japanese partners, and the western disk market is dying?

The flag doesn't represent genocide and fascism. It's about spacenoid independence. Get it right, you idiots.
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>>17174518
He drops terrorists and calls on more terrorists on Australia and Dakar.
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>>17175019
So essentially any Zeon remnant.
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>>17174767
>expecting more than 9 people have actually the series.
Trilogy noobs are the reason zeekfags exist.
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How about no space colonies be allowed to exist and Earth gets shut off from everywhere else?
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>>17174085
Something something evil spmething good intentions


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