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This is the ideal mobile suit design. You may not like it, but this is what peak performance looks like.
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>>17262190
Well that was fast! In an alternative timeline the federation created the gunball!
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>>17256487
>peak performance
Bitch please.
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>>17262247
Where is the front view?
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>>17262190
Oh shit thats the full psycho frame rbx-00 uniball with NT-D!
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why not dra-c? is there a dra-c like ball?

This is Genshiryoku Jinzoningen (Nuclear/Atomic Power Android). Published in 1948, mangaka is Uno Kazumichi (pen-name Itiro Uno), it is, as far as we know, the first piloted robot manga in history.

Say something nice about it.
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https://patents.google.com/patent/US1880138?oq=1880138
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>>17257933
Probably not the first of its kind, to be honest.
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>>17239283
Wait, this robot has V1, V2 and V3 rocket in stomach, does he?
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The 1940 short manga Electric Octopus (デンキダコ Denki Dako) featured a powered, piloted, mechanical octopus.
https://books.google.co.jp/books?id=AKjJwuvi7mYC&pg=PA48#v=onepage&q&f=false
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>>17262132
>https://books.google.co.jp/books?id=AKjJwuvi7mYC&pg=PA48#v=onepage&q&f=false
Now, heres a book that I would like to see translated. Japan passion for /m/ stuff was something that already existed in the 30's and during the war. But that's period is scarcely covered in english, with authors generally seeming to push it aside as unimportant or irrelevant.

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*BEFORE YOU POST, FILTER AND DON'T REPLY TO THE SHITPOSTERS ON THIS LIST: http://pastebin.com/ePVKFkTn*
*READ THE GUIDE*

https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1Tr8UyF2Xg5Ojqw0sxcO7oIG7IIsJPes3lMO5pHZKu5o

*READ THE GUIDE*

For those new to gunpla/plamo or even just new to this thread; please read the guide. Please read it before asking questions, as there is a chance it has already been answered there.

For those unfamiliar, "plamo" is a shortened form of "plastic model". If it's made of plastic, someone can probably help you here!
If you're new, you're gonna fuck up. Don't worry! If you're experienced, don't make the new people worry!

>Why won't anyone answer my question?
Try being specific, especially about your materials and process. Post images whenever possible; even if the kit/part looks bad, you are more likely to get help posting images.


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>>17262947
Fuck, that sucks. And looking at that, they can get away with leaving out the calf armour too, so you're stuck with the bumpy ones.
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>>17262785
It's meant for closest sized Japanese apartments where the builder (1) doesn't have the space for an an compressor with tank or (2) wants to minimize sounds in order to avoid disturbing neighbors because that's an ingrained social taboo.
The airbrush itself is probably halfway decent, Aoshima is a respected and old model company. You're better off getting something else though, look at the guide in the OP. Pic related is what you want to invest in desu.
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>Pic related
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7COgEQXuAwA

Fuck the haters these are cool and the potential for expansion sets means a lot more kitbashing options with whatever Gunpla scale they're most compatible with (I think 1/144s?)
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Is this a gunpla?

>>17262988
>avoid disturbing neighbors because that's an ingrained social taboo.

If only the rest of the fucking world was like that.

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>>17260335
>32 year old in a 18 old body
>even as a clone she managed to show emotion in the final report
>snarky as fuck even during her last hours
>"hope this ship blows up REAL good"
she was too good for this world
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thank you for saving us from the trash that was Victory, F91 and the fucking shitstorm that was crossbones because let's make them all space pirates that's TOTALLY not fucking retarded.
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>>17262233
Based apes!
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A thread died for this.
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>>17262207
>people still forgetting that animal testing is realistic as fuck
>people still forgetting that animals can be newtype too and it is fucking canon since X with the dolphins

jeezus
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>>17262242
X isn't UC
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>>17262242
X doesn't have newtypes

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Here's a collection of ultra-obscure, independently produced tokusatsu titles released between the late 80s and early 2000s. Most of these have never been shared before. All are ripped from VHS.

https://nyaa.si/view/1117126

https://raretokusatsu.wordpress.com
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>>17261228
Sounds like an Eiyu Club title.

https://raretokusatsu.wordpress.com/2018/07/08/raw-ausencia-memoria/

Is it this one?
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>>17261228
Mechanical Violator Hakaider?
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I don't even watch much tokusatsu, mostly just Ultraman stuff, yet the thought of finding rare ones and hidden gems fascinates me anyways, and I don't know why.
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>>17261558
It looks similar. It could be it.

>He goes insane yet again and starts to whip the rebels one by one, only to have them killed by more of Gurjev's troops

This is something about old jap works that really doesn't sit well with me. Not because it's a cheap attempt at badassery, but because the supposed hero does crappy things and the people suffering from it or their comrades will still suck his dick like the victims they knew were less than human.
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>>17262012
Honestly, I'm kind of the same. I haven't watched any tokusatsu series since like 2011. Mostly because I just don't have the time nowadays, but also because I've got zero interest in any of the new Kamen Rider or Sentai shows. But indie toku is really great. Not just because it's something you can watch on the side without having to sit through 50+ episodes, but also because they tend to have way more unique and creative ideas compared to mainstream stuff. No censorship, because they mostly cater to otaku crowds rather than kids, no annoying toy gimmicks... plus I just like this sort of low-budget film making. It's not done just to sell toys like what Toei does nowadays, but rather because the people behind it have a real passion and love for this stuff. There are honestly many reasons.

What was his fucking problem?
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>>17262013
>>17262017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=la4kqBPFYFQ
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>>17262105
What was up with this episode again? Been awhile since I saw this one.
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>>17262113
Desertion of the Dinobots
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>>17262130
Thanks, just checked the tf wiki and it's one of the two parter episodes.
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>>17262011
How hungry are you right now?

Who was your first crush /m/? Mine was Lisa from Robotech. Just seeing the way she chased after Rick and loved him so much was somthing I found so endearing. Since I watched robotech at 10 or 11 yo I've always wanted a woman to love me like she loved Rick. Lisa will always hold a special place in my heart.
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>>17261142
Great taste حبيبي

>>17254576
Do crushes on /m/ designs count? The Guyver suit does things to me.
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>>17261164
Whatever floats your boat anon. I had intended it be more than a physical attraction but fuck it, do you.
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>>17254576
Dita from Vandread.
was right around the time I found out about hentai, too

>>17257920
Mercury was the cutest. Dunno if she's the best, but she's definitely the cutest.

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We should blame Tomino for inventing the isekai genre with Dunbine and the shitty light novels/anime it's legacy's produced.
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>>17259699
It's easier to say than saying "the tranported to another world trope/genre"
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>>17256795
Based Tomino gave us fuckable fairies
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>>17259699
The word mecha also applies to everything you just said.
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>>17259699
It's a good word to identify a specific collection of elements which include the protag getting transported into another world. It was used notably a couple years ago to describe light novels mostly, and they always included an RPG systematic fantasy, chuuni shit, and fanservice harems formed out of archetypes. There were so many of these novels that the ones which coukd be easily identified as isekai were banned from editorial contests.
However I can't think it can be used retroactively for works which happpen to have the protag travel to another world. It carries the stigma of those cliched novels of the mid 2010s. Specially with Dunbine, where Upper Earth plays a big role and there is travel back and forth, not like most isekai novels where it is mostly a excuse to have MC be a "relatable" loser ending up in ideal fantasy world and the only it is ever discussed about Earth is "oh, it's just like my video games" (because it literally is!)
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>>17259729
I'm fucking sick of fantasy series with fairies ending with the hero getting together with the human girl and not the fairy

Are there any shows/movies/books/ect. where the opposite happens

Why is Zeorymer the best anime ever made and only 80s OVAs are good?
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>>17260824
Masaki wanted to ensure that no matter what side won in the upcoming conflict he would come out on top, so he ensured that he would technically be on both sides by putting his clones on both sides, meaning no matter which side won, he won. Yuratei's programming ended up being blowing everything the fuck up if it got to that stage - but she wanted to resist it, she managed to hold on to a sense of self beyond the programming, her act of resistance was to hold back against nuking everything as long as she could and call Masato to kill her instead. It was an act of agency on her part in defiance of Masaki.
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Anyone got a Blu-Ray rip of the subbed version? It's no longer seeding on Nyaa.
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>>17261090
Thank you Anon
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>>17247944
>hentai adaptation
>based anime
fucking magic tier
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>>17249536
>>17252543
>young people can appreciate what old people hate
goes like this right?

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https://over-ti.me/releases/kamen-rider-zi-o-23/

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was the entire show just a set-up to teach kids the value of literacy
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>>17256921
My take is that centering your show on "communication" let the director pull their punches and make the fight last longer, which wouldn't happen if the goal was to instant kill the enemy when he is looking away.

Just remember how many time a mech (protagonist or antagonist) just "appear" to make a long dialog on what they should fight for, instead of shooting from behind with the intent to kill, or kill the weakened target.

It's also a setup to have a character brag and explain his master plan.
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>>17256889

Close. It's about the distance between meaning and writing.

We write a lot in our society, but we often use words explicitly to distance our true self and feelings from each other. Hence the monsters being hollow words.

Nesta got caught in a catch 22 by the message: She knew that Kiryu was passionate about her, but was forced to have his final message conveyed , which is metaphorical for trying to use words to express our feelings to each other.

It failed, because there is distance between the meaning and the word, and her understanding of what was meant to be a heartfelt promise was destroyed.

Which is the overall theme of the entire show: Akira is stuck with a meaning he doesn't understand because he had the context taken from him. Subete has perverted the promise of his name into entitlement. Maia is Literally made whole cloth, and has to learn to redefine herself on her own terms.

Most of the episodes are entirely about recovering meaning of a word through Verbalism; effectively pulling that distance shorter so that better understanding can be achieved.

Which is not too far from Nesta's problem. Ironically, if she entirely rejected the letter, she would have died happy, knowing correctly that she had not been betrayed.

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I think what might be overlooked, and perhaps this is ironically the shows fault for not communicating well, is that for a race of people like Nesta who treat the word as sacrosanct the very idea of LYING would be absolutely alien. So when the soldiers lied to her she naturally believed them.
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>>17262173

I don't think it's too badly formed, the problem is they needed more focus on how Maia and Nesta are parallel.

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You've killed more people than me, Kamille!

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whats the best mech ever?
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>>17258524
>Zoomer topic
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>>17258524
>mech
Why does anyone use this word? It's awkward and ugly to pronounce. It feels incomplete, and gives whomever uses it the connotations of being a total grognard who spergs out about how much more realistic Battletech is than "weebshit".
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>>17259536
Shut up, nerd
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>>17258547
yeah thats a good one too
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>>17258527
First post best post.

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Vintage sci-fi and /m/ continuation from >>17120723
Ignore all zoomers
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>>17257642
I don't think OP specified a year. Last thread was just anything before the 90s.

I've been posting a lot of pulp, since I like the aesthetic.
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It's fucking Redman
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