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Pictured: As her forces clash with those of Gina Carahau's, the inexperienced Captain Toomoe has her mettle tested.

Welcome to /m/SV Season 3!
/m/SV, alternatively /m/S Paint Variations, is a collaborative fanfic funposting thread originally popularized by OC shitposting in November 2019. As such this thread is about FUN – draw your original Gundam characters or mecha, draw other people's original creations, discuss or develop existing characters, and write or draw scenarios and stories of people's submissions interacting with each other.

Or just sit back and have a grand old time watching autism at its finest.

/m/SV Gallery/Archive: http://msv.wtf.dev/
Wiki: https://msv.wtf.dev/wiki_pages/help:home
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>>20238006
What kind of novel are you writing? Mecha?
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>>20238006
>I haven't been contributing much, since I have a deadline for a novel writing contest soon.
cool, is this on wattpad or some other site or is it a more local thing?
>>20234723
I mean we literally have interdimensional shitpost OCs like various coldsteel'd Cosmic Era characters that simultaneously exist in both timelines so I don't see why not
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>>20239175
Thanks.
>>20241944
I wish. If it was a sci-fi contest, I would have a great mecha story for them. But it's a historical novel contest. I am writing about Vlad Dracula. I have a lot of respect for that rather extreme, but strong leader.
>>20245602
>cool, is this on wattpad or some other site or is it a more local thing?
It's a local contest in my country.
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Neue Zeon lives up to Zeon's old tradition of being very dangerous under water.
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>>20252973
This one's kinda neat. I like how you can see how it transforms too, but where do the beam emitters on the wing from from? Also what happens to the little blue legs when it folds up, do they fold forward under the body?

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Post footage of mecha in action
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>>20095694
damn im kinda sad now that i watched ZZ in 240p
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>>20246747
Yeah folks that proves it .Most people here are babies
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>>20095684
His reluctance was understandable, that's not a robot, but his very confused mom
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>>20243590
What the FUCK is that?
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>>20243590
>>20247564
Looks like some g-mod bullshit youtube poop crap made by some kid in the late 00s.

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Mecha not currently licensed in your country that hope will get licensed one day. Pic related, but not at the top of the list.
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>>20251816

I've only seen the first two episodes but the first ep felt very much like a super robot show with how the team was introduced (I don't care to argue about what defines super robot and real robot as genres because it doesn't lead to anything constructive).
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I'm just glad we finally got Gundam last year
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>>20251910
Its the proto wreckers, including a character that got snubbed and never showed up again, GigaNig the tank.

Whirl is kinda of a simp too
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>>20251910

Riding Bean?
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>>20250983
Did this get cancelled like Southern Cross? Or was it just a three season show?

>>20251910
Roadbuster and Whirl were from this anime. The legend goes it sort of failed so licensing out the molds was an easy way to get some cost back. There's a third one that had no head and was so Gobot like Hasbro never bothered, even though they had the rights to it. They got as far as a proposed name though. Landfire and then later Headcannon.

Oh also the deluxe Insecticons, the Dorvack guys, and Jetfire were all part of the same deal.

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I beginning to think exaggerated Super Robot anime like Mazinger in the 70s somehow have more technical depth than a lot of modern "realistic" mecha animes these days.
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>>20254157
And don't forget the ending which shows its internals, that's a really nice touch.
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>>20254170
It is, very charming
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>>20254157
I dunno, the choudenji bots are pretty grounded in what works
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>>20254152
It was actually a bit funny watching that general in Voltes V actually realize that was an option. And they actually stick at it for a while. It wasn't just LET'S TRY IT ONCE AND NEVER AGAIN. A lot of plans also involved trying to neutralizes the Tenkuken. In general the basic formula of the genre seems to be either side trying todo whatever they can about each other's technology.
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>>20254127
"""realism""" in general in mecha anime is nothing but nonsense and any kind of debate over "real" or "super" is typically based on a false dichotomy, but >>20254134 also has a bit to do with it IMO.

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how popular and big was robotech back in the day?

i hear people talk about and reminisce growing up with Pokemon and sailor moon and dragon ball but i never hear people who grew up in the 80s ever talk about robotech
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>>20250779
I know plenty of people who watched it, but it wasn't a huge hit. It wasn't syndicated as widely as sailor moon or DBZ were, but it did run for a pretty long time. It also has a run on toonami in the 90s, where it found a new audience.

It certainly wasn't unknown, there were tons of toys.
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>>20250779
kill yourself
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Mospeada is a bit popular that an indie band made a local cover of the OP
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>>20250779
It didn't run in either of the markets that I lived in during its first run (Western Colorado and St Louis, Mo metro). I vaguely remember seeing a few of the commercials for toys and definitely saw the toys on the shelves but me and my friends at the time didn't give a shit about them in favor of Transformers and Voltron. I found out more about Robotech in the most ass backwards way possible, my parents bought me the Palladium Robotech RPG thinking it was for Battletech, which I actually played. The novels were all in my local library for some bizarre reason and read them. I also managed to hunt down a bunch of the FHE tapes at local dive video rental places and watched most of it that way, holy crap did FHE do a butcher job on the show. I eventually found the DVD releases and watched the full run that way.

The early anime that was really formative for me was Battle of the Planets/G-Force, Voltron, Mighty Orbots, and the old Nickelodeon anime block from the early to mid 80s. Robotech just wasn't on my radar until my High School Years.
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>>20250779
It was pretty popular on the East Coast, saw toys for it on vacation but could never afford them. It was on Scifi channel at some weird ass timeslot when I was a kid.

>>20250859
I still have the PS2 game battlecry. So much fun.

March 29, 2022
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>>20246172
>he thinks coomer is a /v/ meme
How new?
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>>20225763
Cool.
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>>20225763
is this good show yes? or no
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>>20254217
It's easily the worst Tomino TV show. A remake movie would be an absolute blessing.
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>>20254217
It's a flawed show, but memorable, and has some great things about it. One of the most touching romantic moments in a Tomino show happens towards the end, in the second to last episode I think.
I'd watch it again over Gundam 0079, just for how interesting it is.
Soundtrack makes me feel things.

If you own a game studio with practically unlimited funds, what kind of mecha game would you make?
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>>20230063
I would take the whole Steel Battalion gimmick and expand upon it. I mean really expand upon it, instead of a control deck I would get a full cockpit going that would move and react to what happens in the game. A full engaging story with a fully customizable unit, multiple side missions that you can do as a group or with random mercs (online), hell maybe a whole team deathmatch with your unit in which any build is viable.
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>>20230063
Freespace game but with mechs
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Semi-realistic spaceship freighter game, in a FTL + space-pirate setting

>no artificial gravity outside rotating cabin
>newtownian physics
>FTL jump after getting some speed
>landing on planet/moon require shuttle

As a captain you have to manage ship and crews
- make sure your fusion-thruster plume don't damage anything
- keep the fusion reactor active or switch to solar panel?
- fusion reactor cannot power both fusion-thruster/FTL
- deploy heat radiator individually to protect a side from the stars heat or micro-asteroids
- if you have crew doing EVA near a thruster you need to avoid accident
- which shuttle/space-pod is most efficient for a job?
- manage crew moral, run drills so they don't fail later when ordered to.

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>>20230072
>More Armored Core games in the style of the PS2 era of entries.
My brother of African descent.
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>>20230585
destroy the scannables n no more loot

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It's that time again.
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>>20239051
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omedetou thread omedetou
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>>20209659
Cute
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kino thread
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>>20247381
Ikr

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Seems like Build the last show with generally positive reception.
Why can't following shows recreate its success?
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>>20253303
Ultraman's making those sales on half of the budget and episode count per year, though. For Ultraman, having a show every year now is progress, and the shows are largely each doing better in terms of sales than the ones before. Sentai is dying because it's making half of what it did a decade ago and each season is doing worse than the one before it.
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>>20253342
The fact that Ultra has half the budget even ignoring the episode count is the biggest problem I have with it. We still get the toy spam Rider has and yet the constant kaiju reuse and reluctance to destroy the set is still a problem when you compare it to what it used to be. Yes it's doing better by modern Ultraman standards but it's also been eight years since Ginga and it still feels like a cheap imitation of what the franchise used to be.
Sentai is doing bad, definitely, but didn't Sentai lower its budget starting with Kiramager too? I remember those sales predictions being pretty close to the end result but I might be wrong there.
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>>20247298
I thought it was alright but felt routine and tuned out early on.
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>>20249739
Most new Kamen Riders have lost their humanity to some extent to gain their powers for the sake of protecting people. Gaim loses the ability to eat food after overusing the driver. Ghost dies in the first episode. Those are just a couple examples. It's been a pretty consistent theme.
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>>20253303
>we wouldn't get Gubila every other fucking season.
You don't understand anon, its respecting the past.

>>20253488
>didn't Sentai lower its budget starting with Kiramager too?
Some signs were there from before. IIRC the half-season compilation episode started in Ninninger and IIRC it was around that time that they started reusing monster suits more frequently.

I've just finished watching this show and absolutely loved it. Please tell me the other Brave shows are as good as this one. As an aside note, which version of FINAL I should watch? Regular or Grand Glorious Gathering?
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>>20243509
>>20248867
Kiss Players' inspiration?
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I love the style but not the substance.

Does the Monster-of-the-Week / Rinse & Repeat vibe let up in the second half?
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>>20252415
T.here's a couple of small arcs and more overarching plot coming in, but the show's mostly the same.
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>>20252415
Da Garn is the only Brave that has an ongoing plot for pretty much its entire duration. You'd be better off watching that. I personally don't care much for the discrepancy between GGG's MotW first half and plot-oriented second half either, almost always you get people who prefer one or the other and feel like only half the show's worth their time, and I'm no exception. Show should have ended with the Tokyo Battle
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>>20251690
preordered. thanks for the heads up.

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Is this movie set before or after the events of Grendizer?
it doesn't fit either way no matter how I think about it
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>>20247472
Americans don't know the difference, give him a break.
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>>20247364
Shin Jeeg is more an AU than a sequel since stuff happens that obviously didn't happen in the original show. In the original Hiroshi beats Himika, beats the villain than comes after her and is free to get together with Micchi after he's victorious. In Shin during the final battle with Himika Hiroshi ends up sealing everyone there but Micchi away for 50 years during which she marries someone else and has a grandaugher and then Hiroshi and Himika return and restart the conflict. The second arc from the original show never happens and that other villain never shows up.

Plus Hiroshi's dad is still alive (he's killed in the first episode and becomes a brain in the computer in the original) the Haniwa are aliens, there's a second Bronze Bell, and Takeru's entire story is not only different but in the original he dies in his intro ep while in Shin he lives for another 50 years. Hiroshi also has an upgrade to a second cyborg form in the original, while in Shin they seemed to have merged the two into one design.

So while the original show roughly happens to about the halfway point minus some changes like Takeru and Professor Shiba surviving in Shin it's not a direct sequel to it. In fact Shin being a direct sequel to the original is impossible because the Haniwa are completely defeated, and Hiroshi and Micchi aren't seperated for 50 years meaning there would be no need for a second Jeeg and Tsubaki wouldn't exist.
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>>20251439
I haven't finished OG Jeeg yet but I read that Shin Jeeg happens 50 years after the original show
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>>20251843
Like he explains there, it basically happens 50 years after an alternate ending to the show's first arc, not 50 years after the actual show that was made.
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>>20236041
Huh, better call Ryoma, his missing pal is here.

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Why is anime featuring sentient robots so rare when compared to piloted mecha?
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>>20244180
That's humanist.
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>>20244004
Ooooh you want to watch the brave series and stop acting like a clueless faggot ooooooo
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Because a soul should not be placed inside a doll!
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>>20244004
Sentient robots is seen as kid stuff.
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>>20248219

Like new episode, like banana.
It is here.
https://nyaa.si/view/1445349
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https://www.diffchecker.com/aDaCIInj
Here. A comparison beetween the subs for the chink release and the subs for the jap audio release
Evidence that Funi isn't using the same subs for both versions
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Proper subs with jap audio
ep 1
https://nyaa.si/view/1446056 720p
https://nyaa.si/view/1446057 1080p

ep 2
https://nyaa.si/view/1446045 720p
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>>20251997
Pretty easy to find pirate sites just google the chinese name
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>>20252653
There are better subs for the japanese audio see here for proof (chink SP subs on the left, fixed jap audio subs on the right) >>20252034
I see no need to look for bilibili rips on poissibly malware infested shitty streaming sites when I can torrent from Nyaa
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>>20250460
Potassium

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Korean animated show with 2d mechas.

Trailer: https://youtu.be/SjsdzHhUAdI
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>2018
looks like absolute shit
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It looks fucking beautiful.
Is it out? Is it subbed?
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bump
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>>20241673
>Two Steps From Hell
how to not sell a product .
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>>20241673
This looks very Canadian

Final Gear is a mecha gacha Android game, it plays like a side scroller shooter

News
https://twitter.com/FinalGearEN/

Tier List:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkN-suxDXks [Embed]

smol wiki containing almost nothing:
https://aceship.github.io/FinalGearToolbox/charalist.html

quiz cheatsheet:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_XB-bsq_GrgCv_PszVm6Ql30w8E3Gx6yumI2JP2SpfA/edit#gid=0

JP wiki might be worthless, JP and CN have different stats

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>>20256504
Have you been sleeping on the damage and HP upgrades in the Felix?
Before I touched any of those upgrades my Violet was already at 54k and nowhere near maxed out. So, it should be fairly easy to get 260-280k on one team pre-Felix upgrades, and then boost up close to 400k with them.
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>>20256527
Not sleeping on them, but they are pretty slow coming. I also forgot about that in that post.
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Can Aoife and Whitney just fuck right off from my Bounty quests? I need two more Ada dupes and all of my Blues and Greens will be at 6*s and Ada just isn't dropping.
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I should be using spare Esmeralda sequences for her talent level, right?
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>>20256644
Yep. Her, Solveig, and a few other useful Ns and Rs should be saved, along with any personal favorites, and maybe you leave 10 of each N and R sequence and then you use all the rest to get Sequence Chips/Coins for your SSRs and rarer SRs.




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