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The original Gundam series is still the most sound in terms of military strategy and tactics.

- There are numerous support fighters, tanks, and other vehicles filling the bulk of the Zeon and Federation armies until late in the War. Even Amuro spends a ton of time fighting in the Core Fighter against other support units as opposed to just in the Gundam alone, often switching to it only for more specific roles against other MS.
- Even some of the Gundam's more ridiculous power up components like the G-Bull emphasize the tactical use of tanks or fighter planes on the battlefield over purely just mecha.

- Later, more experimental Mobile Suits and Mobile Armors are more closely tied to non-mecha vehicles like aquatic units, or fighters.

- Minovsky particles may be a plot convenience, but they remain one of the more sound excuses for why mecha do exist, along with other in universe explanations like their deep ties to space construction and development.

- Giant robots sell toys, so eventually them taking over most of the gundam franchise was inevitable, but if you remove everything after the original TV series (even the movies), you're left with a surprisingly competent old work about a massive war. One that I don't think any later gundam work approaches to the same degree, as all shows and OVAs after rely most on mobile suit warfare. Some early parts of 00 or even SEED get closer to this, but they all turn super robot very quickly as the shows progress. And the UC timeline becomes more mobile suit reliant as it progresses, escewing conventional warfare elements almost entirely (mostly due to the mass production and industrialization of MS tech as a whole).

It's funny to think of how much ol' man Tomino probably just wanted a regular ol' war show but got stuck with Giant Robots forever. I love them dearly, but it stands out much more if you watch the original and see how much mobile suits were outnumbered compared to other weapons of war.
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they're just big guns on tracks, this becomes more redundant as the weapons on aircraft become better
the last conflict that actually had tanks really being used as a significant part of the conflict was the Gulf war and even that was because the US was getting goofy with how they waged war

they do have a place in putting them in a location you'd like to hold against poorly armed more militant groups. As soon as the the opposition gets anti armour they start to eat shit, which has been an issue with tanks since WW2 with all the epic wehraboo tanks getting decimated by small anti-armour squads who can set up anywhere
neither do we
That isn't any less BS than newtype precognition and soul bonding
0079 doesnt have enough cute lesbians for nu-/m/
I mean currently the closest parity on armor combat is Ukrainian War right now which is being waged by 2 drunken monkeys in terms of planning. But it also IS a good point on why there should be more small Anti-MS squads on the ground.
The issue I see with the Gundam universe compared to the Battletech universe is that In BT they would be throwing beam cannons onto tanks rather than conventional kinetic weapons (though even in BT KE weapons can be devastating), a good example is the Myrmidion and it's PPC, which if you had a tank formation can shred large targets like MS while also being far easier to setup in defensive positions.
Gundam's issue is that MS are the star of the show so anything other than mook-mechs are sidelines unless they want to show grunts getting wiped out. As some said the OG series and even MS08 did a good job of having a combined arms display compared to later series.

Get in anons, we're having a Ryu Knight thread.
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Best op

>magical beings that look like mech

Yeah well I hate to break this to you but when you boil it down like that, that can be used to describe a metric fuckton of /m/ material from Evangelion to Reideen to Ideon to Dunbine to even Getter Robo. Just replace magic for whatever in universe gimmick the writer(s) makes up. They're fantasy robots, they're even piloted by people.

You're not funny, go jack off to your autism somewhere else.
Steru was the best although I liked Dark Doom.
but Devilman is /m/
MC's VA got arrested for rape.
This IP isn't coming back anytime soon.

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>TFW we will never have another Gundam series with experimental designs by young and promising Mamoru Nagano, Kazumi Fujita and Makoto Kobayashi competing with one another.
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Tsuyama City Road Station "Kume no Sato"

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THE GUIDE: http://gunpla.buyfags.moe/


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!

And remember to report any shitposting and spam to keep the thread clean and civil.

>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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yeah she deserves to be cum on
Looks like Megami Device
New thread

In your country maybe, here in PH its usually the base/japan price plus about 5usd. This is actually the first time I experienced that mall prices for the RG God are cheaper than retailers ffs. So many dumb consumers nowadays who dont do any kind of research and just buy for shit prices, further propagating the problem
The consumers will always be dumb, mate. If they learn from their 2nd mistake, things would look up but there are always fools around and will always go for the first option they found, even if it is the most expensive one.

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Why did RosenKreuz decide to go Japan to find the pure girls that could summon the Divas from PrimumMobile? Did he think the West could not produce such girls?
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yeah that mushy face shit like Saber Marionette really sucked ass
the 90s were shit anyway
Stop abusing spoilers you fag
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a lot of shows and movies in the 90s sucked yes

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Which one do you prefer: the original Nu Gundam or the Hi-Nu variant?
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Neither. I like the Mass-Production Nu the most.
Amuro felt like rocking leopard print that day
This looks sexy and I want to paint my RG and MG on this color scheme.
Good taste.

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Jupiter Empire appreciation thread
I think their designs and aesthetic puts them above most UC villains and they are underrated
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I fell in love with jupiter the moment i saw there subflight units.
Although i don't like the xenomorph looking suit or those wierd suits used by their three aces or their Shouldve stuck with mechanical variants of sea life and diving equipment.
Is it possible that G-Reco's Towasanga were remnants of Jupiter/Crossbone people?
iirc they're the descendants of Spacenoids in general, so odds are there's at least a bit of Jovian blood in them
I say they Crossbone suits are fine except for the Full-Cloth Skull Heart. Now THAT'S RADICALLY LOOKING.

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What is your point of view on G-Savior? (all medias included)
And what are you hopes/fears for the next live action movie?
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best christmas gundam besides 0080

/m/ we can cause a newtype resonance all 5 of us Gsavioir aficionados can glow and cover the skies of Japan green with the hope of our Illuminati boy
I got your back buddy.
I thought the prospect of a UC Gundam entry being the farthest in the timeline, taking place after the fall of the Earth Federation and the legacy that came from the original anime long forgotten, is interesting to explore. However, this somehow doesn't quite cut it much for me.
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Illustrator Masahisa Suzuki passed away on June 20. It was announced only today.
Rest in peace, legend.
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That's Japan for you, people often announcing things as official months or even years after it happened
once it gets out that you've died it's a big loss of face and makes it hard to get work, so people try to keep it on the downlow
>>Bitch about a memorial thread that is also sharing the guy's artworks for collection

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Why are every major player in Gundam Wing TV series so obsessed with becoming a martyr for peace?
Also I don't care if she's reformed, Lady Une deserves to die.
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ibo had a point? , i thought it was to jack off the fat bastard villain that came out of nowhere and purple guy and his self insert gf
Why not? All of them are awful people!
Good analysis. I don't recognize some of this background, was it fleshed out in one of the Wing mangas?
Yea Episode Zero Manga for some of the Wing Boys backgrounds

That said I never could really accept Treize just doing a 360 for his behavior and moon-walking away with his views seemingly veering all over the place.
He felt like everything he said was a lie to people to manipulate people. Less honorable and more like Scirroco just with a more refined exterior than the Conman from Jupiter.

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>no crossovers because different stations and different toy companies
...I guess in some ways it's good that toei alone owns them and that bandai alone is doing the toys.
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none of these are good shows
God Mazinger got fucked over because they weren't able to make a proper final episode thanks to Olympics scheduling, the other two are 10/10 anime classics.
Nagai sued Toei, then they gave him credits. Nagai and Toei did not work together for a very long time after that.

He's got an ugly dragon face
I want a Gaiking vs. Jeeg
gaiking's dinosaur squad sucks

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Lets share them
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If you are a real mecha fan, you gotta have action figures!
Why is this somehow the most terrifying of them all

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Almost ten years after Gundam Build Fighters Gunpla Battle is becoming real!!


The scans are really rough still, but man I can imagine this technology improving a lot within the next few years.
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No, enjoy your New Gundam Breaker.
Holy fuck this. This feels so fucking wrong.
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Previous Thread: >>21154223

>How to get into KR and where to start?

>List of subbed series

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Just looking at her is enough for me, she's so perfect
Even that might be a problem. She has very little screentime during some arcs because she has very little to do.
He's a Benn Beckman fanboy maybe
I heard the show didn't use Koyomi much in the later parts of the show because her actress was busy doing idol stuff. Same reason why Drake basically disappeared in the later half of Kabuto
imagine losing against Rinko (only novel) 'cause default bullshit.

Well the Macross artbook is now up for pre-order. That was pretty fast.

Now there's just the question on when the blu-rays are going to go up.
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Forgot the picture
Thank you! You have no idea how long ive been looking and for fuck sake i even skimmed the series on YouTube and foumd nothing. Seriously, thank you.
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No problem, dude. Good luck on your project!
Sounds cool, should post it when it's done.

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