Gun x Sword thread? Yuusha guys told me it's still beloved, and I should make a thread. Finished episode 14 right now, what a fun show.>actually interested in remembering Priscilla's nameHeh. Was also gonna say good fucking riddance to "if you kill him you'll be just as bad" Joshua, but the cutaway gags were endearing, he's cute. But annoying.
>>20404622AHHH crucial question:Brave shows and LoGH had episode previews that heavily spoiled next episodes sometimes, wondering whether I'm allowed to listen to the cute previews and see the neat art at the end, or if I should just skip after the credits.
Just finished watching Gun x Sword a few weeks back myself, I liked it. Joshua's kind of annoying initially, but past the halfway point of the series he's pretty much reduced to comic relief 90% of the time so he becomes a lot more tolerable.The Eldora Team were my favorites by far, although almost every character is good.
>>20404638>past the halfway point of the series he's pretty much reduced to comic relief 90% of the timeJust past the halfway point he fucking prevented his brother from killing the main antagonist>The Eldora Team were my favorites by far, although almost every character is good.Dann of Thursday was some random thing that an anon recommended for either SRW X or 30, only started watching the show after Brave thread guys sent me the El Dora Five video, tearing up despite knowing nothing about these guys. Heard they come back and help, I'm hyped.>>20404641>two different anons made two different webms of the same sceneWish there were ones for the cutaways of him screaming in his sleep, calling for Vann not to leave him, it's what made him endearing rather than insufferable->Joshua is just the Drill Boy of Gun x SwordThe difference is I don't want to FUCK Drill Boy
Think I audibly laughed a few times for this show, like when I met mister fucking "nah I like the thrill of not knowing whether there's toilet paper". Another would be this just now, just why. SWEAR it was going to be "is it number 4, no 5, no 4" and then the longneck turtle fucking wins it>>20404651Wait when was this
>>20404650>the El Dora Five video,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISK82QaSREg&t=395shttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjSohQ84lywAMIGO
>>20404661>Wait when was thisThat was when he solved that puzzle he carries.
>Joe's dog keeps staring or being in the background for some mysterious symbological reason>Ray's restaurant had a wife-looking girl>Dr Claw researches armour, unsure if the snek-things are generics like in SRW30>Carmen99's episode is the 9th, reminding us of that tragedy>if Kaiji the sub captain won, Dr Claw wouldn't've gotten his final evil armourWhat other details did I miss so far? NO idea who recognized Vann and fought Priscilla>>20404662Absolutely hype song and scene, I'm a sucker for "losers get a chance to shine" moments, I love them. Gash Bell, Kinnikuman, and what else, what are other times where absolute jokes (nearly) succeed at being the hero>>20404665Ack, I'm only on ep15 but anons encouraged me to make a thread anyway, curious as to what the puzzle holds, inb4 it's just a fun puzzle
>What if we took the state of Florida and made it a planet?
>>20404673>Gash BellHoly shit, you're giving me nostalgic memories of me watching Gash Bell eng dubbed over 15 years ago and reading the manga during the 2010s.
>>20404673>inb4 it's just a fun puzzleBig spoilers.It really is just a fun puzzle. Solving it makes him remember how much he loves his wife.
>strain my brain to try and remember when that other time I saw an Egg Holder was>dog islandAhh yabai>>20404674Aaaaaaaahahahahahaha>>20404678Was largely indifferent when I saw the dub as a kid, but it was largely the Milordo Z and Faudo arcs, so I missed the heartful moments as well as stuff after the anime, think I legit cried at Folgore's hippo story and his farewell with Kyanchome>want to strongly recommend the manga to someone but can't tell them that there's a gigantic payoff to that kind of character archetype
>>20404688I ain't clickin that, I'm a good boy
>Wendy is ok>a bit idealistic for my tastes, but has a good heart and is sometimes the sole conscience in Team>don't really like that kind of hair>is still somehow really endearing to me as a human beanSeeing how she narrates the ep previews, she's not deceased. I wish the best for her.>>20404693N-no, I'm legit gonna cry
>>20404650>tearing up despite knowing nothing about these guys. Heard they come back and help, I'm hyped.Lmao this actually happened to me too. The insert song is really good. Look up the lyrics its amazing how music can speak to the heart without needing to know the language. I need to see Gun x Sword myself but Im waiting till after I beat SRW30. Thanks for reminding me.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvJBhhh514A
>>20404694Well then you really don't want to click this one. Even though it's so tempting. Tantalizing. Hard to resist honestly. Almost... enchanting. Can you resit the tempting spoiler. THE BEAUTIFUL SHINY SPOILER! THE JOLLY CANDY LIKE SPOILER! WILL HE HOLD OUT FOLKS!? CAN HE HOLD OUT!?have a nice day
Need mommy>>20404719I will after this episode, I remember bits of the lyrics during the scene, but yeah->I need to see Gun x Sword myself but Im waiting till after I beat SRW30. Thanks for reminding me.No no no, I started watching this after the Gun x Sword guys were introduced I think in the Code Geass stage. You already get like, halfway-mark characters introduced alongside the main cast, and it's only 26 episodes, so it might be good to watch it beforehand or watch it while going through 30! Apparently GxS stages are noted by the mandatory deployment of Dann of Thursday>>20404731It's so short, it must be harmless... but you're testing me, teasing me, with this temptation aaaaaIt's gonna say "why did you open this :c" in it or something, hmmmMMMMM I won't fall for this trick, I'm strong
>>20404622god i love carmen99 so much
So does this has manga or novel or some other extension/alternative version that explains armors, lore etc?It feels like a part of bigger series with jackshit being explained.
>>20404734Give in. Give in to the temptation. It won't hurt. You might even feel really good. Just a small teeny spoiler. You have friends here
Wendy looks neater with long hair>confused about Carul's phone call>Joshua meets up with Priscilla>that shadow that Carmen99 approachesHype? Hype??>>20404739>>20404748>Carmen99's more physically my type than Wendy>care more about Wendy than CarmenAm I in Oz>>20404749But she IS pretty though. Many arts.. how much art/fanart is there of Gun x Sword chars? Figures/products?
>>20404734>Need mommylucky man
>>20404751>>20404749>>20404748>>20404739Kinura needs to work on more shows. His designs are all pure sex. Get it and Godannar in the same SRW again and just...UNF
>>20404755not a lot sadly.
>>20404754N-no, I gotta stay strong for mommy>>20404752Could just be drip-fed lore and worldbuilding. Think someone in SRW went "Dann of Thursday I recognize, hmmm could it beeeEEeee, nah", so at the very least, SRW games might have expanded/alternate lore? I know J-Decker placed itself as taking place after GaoGaiGar's events, and gives us some really neat->>20404757NeedNEED>>20404759>can't finish writing my post because of that butt>>20404761FUCK
he's both chill and bloodthirsty
>>20404622Much better than Code Geass. Shame it's not as popular.
>>20404762>>20404781>>20404761>not a lot sadly.Why is the shows with the actually sexist women never get a decent amount of stuff
>tfw sort of want to click on all the spoilers now>>20404781Was hoping to get into it one day, but being started off in events after the main series, with them reviving Lelouch... I'm just confused>>20404789Wowazaowoaoiaowao
Name ALL of Van's aliases people used in the show.
It's in my top 5 of what mecha anime I've seen so far. It's cool, stupid, hilarious, and utterly heartrenching all at once. Ray's death hit me like a truck.>>20404761Wendy's fuckin' adorable.
>>20404651>>20404665>that screaming and confession of loveNow I get to do a spoiler, but this one's gay: That joy reminds me of when I realized the kouhai I thought I unrequitedly merely liked, I actually loved. Uh, we still talk she's still alive thoughWell, let's see how this plays out. The show, I mean.
>mfw Van doesn't like turtlesWho worked on the humour and gags in this anime, because 10/10>big cast for the rest of the showAw, I like the lil moments Wendy and Van have together
>>20404814>she's still alive thoughWould be a shame if certain someone does something about that
>>20404837>implying I couldn't take on this pretentious vegetable-loving fuckAnd you know what, (You)'re next
>>20404854You need to be less violent, anon. The world would be much greater without conflicts, you know. So here's what I propose: Why don't you join my dream? Together we can achieve world peace
>THIS WAS JUST UNINTENDED PURE INSTINCTIdk when this came out, but either this or Goldran is the anime of the year for me (and probably the only ones I finished this year)>>20404863No thank you, I'm a pretty cowardly person normally, and all of your friends talk really weird, and "world peace" sounds like a goal that people who'd brainwash or genocide the world would sayAlso violence is sometimes really really funny
Excuse me what is happening
I opted to masturbate instead of revealing the spoiler tags, but I'm still so mad, it's so stupid I can't even get mad
>the submarine>bridge city beard mayor>the randomness/pettiness of the breakup on par with Might Gaine's natto episode>the MOMMY10/10 episode, it's somehow plot-relevant AND a gag
What the hell. I don't remember that censorship
>flustered Amigo Junior who doesn't want to be crucified upside down in a leather swimsuitThe prettiest girl imo>>20404902Did I get like, an early baby version or something? It's xPearse. A good portion of distant or moving faces are David/Diamond is Unbreakable tier of low-effort
>>20404902D-do you not remember this
This was legitimately two fucking frames of this show, I don't understand ahahahahahaWhy
>>20404902Am I legitimately hallucinating this
I don't understand, I am frightened and afraid
>>20404911Anon, if you check the next file it should be the same episode but uncensored.Apparently the censored version is the TV/Web broadcast while the Bluray version was uncensored.
>tfw there's an on-air and regular version of the episode, where the non-onair one is the uncensored one>Palikare was a loyal, friendly animal that Wendy could rely on. He carried her and Van all the way to Bokini to meet with the others.>Palikare's image was used to censor any moments in Follow the X Spot that were deemed to revealing in the episodes' release outside of Japan.Ridiculous. It's almost dawn, time to watch the proper version tomorrow, good night.I'll read the spoiler tags tomorrow, since I've gotten past the puzzle episode, and it'll be a neat treat. Just as long as anon doesn't find out...>>20404967Yeah, I- hm. I was just playing the next ep and the next ep rather than checking the number, didn't expect there to be- why did they include the donkey version
>>20404975Don't worry, it caught me out too, I had to look it up.
>>20404977I'll look you up
>>20404975I don't remember Wendy's ass being this fat.
This thread is fucking sad
>>20405022It's a GxS thread what did you expect?
Just reposting this stuff from an older /srwg/ thread. Stuff from the Blu-Ray box booklet interview with Taniguchi.>(Elena) was one of the old Original Seven and Claw was determined to kill all of them to begin with>Muttaca (the scientist guy who gets in the dragon thing and defeated by Michael) is actually her brother, making him Van's brother-in-law >Off the top of my head they went on about the virus that wiped out Earth civilization and gave it a name (it was some happy-sounding thing like Claw's plan's but I can't recall it at the moment)>Also some stuff about Claw's past but I can't recall the fine details at the moment. Also some info about the Prison Planet Destroyer. >A lot of technical shit about the Yoroi on the planet as well and how development worked, and what the original Original Seven's role was. They were chosen from prisoners and worked as enforcers for the administrators. The administrators could cut off their access to the satellite bases if they ever turned against them and that would kill them (explaining why Van gets sick from the G-ER in his blood when unable to use Van to purify it) >>I'm more curious about the ACTUAL FUCKING DINOSAUR EMPIRE THAT EXISTED! >I recall the interview crediting the Eldora team for SOMETHING that I can't recall (I read the booklet once back when the set arrived and that was it) but they explicitly do not ever mention the Saurus Empire. I'm pretty sure that them not elaborating at all is supposed to be the joke. >Claw suffers from severe mental health issues due to the trauma of all his friends turning on each other and cannot express negative emotions. But he still has these emotions: He just unknowingly keeps them buried down until they explode and cause him to act erratically and do things like kill people, and in the show this is indicated by his claw twitching.>It also means that his followers only see him on a superficial level and do not truly understand him.
I really like how GxS has such a wide variety of mecha designs, feels like there's a little bit of everything. Any other stuff like that? I know about Xenogears and Tech Romancer
>>20404998You too>>20404688It-What>>20404731You too>>20404754A-anon, why so kind>>20405033>crediting the Eldora team for SOMETHING that I can't recallY-yeah, sounds about right
Alright /m/en, you finally convinced me on watching GunxSword today.
>>20405033Also sound dramas say that Michael and Fasalina survived.
>>20406220They will always be dead to me regardless of whatever dubiously canon supplementary material says. Their end in the show is too perfect and both of those cunts deserved it
>>20406204Gadved gave him the puzzle to try and get him to sit down and think.
>>20406243It was the opposite, he said Van was better if he didn't think
>>20406243But he told him NOT to think. Like, Vann learned not to force it or think too much but like, uhhhh loving Elena comes naturally to him? Keeping his wife in his heart (which is not unlike something Claw said to Ray) is what lets him be Brave and instinct?I'm confused>>20406247Confused..
>>20406248The scene where Van solves the puzzle doesn't make too much sense in general and it's just best not to think about it too much. Just like Gadved told Van.
What are your thoughts on Van's mecha?
>>20406259Not my favorite by any means but it's certainly interesting, especially as a lead robot. The anime does go out of its way to make it look a lot better than I would think of it were it just an average show, it really does some nice looking shots, especially those Kurosawa-esque fades to red
>>20406248It's a Tao thing. Just act natural.
>>20404673>NO idea who recognized Vann and fought PriscillaIt's the same guy Van fought in the episode where he was sick and Wendy went to go get medicine for him only to get sick herself while Van used Dann to heal himself
>Joshua gets to fuck Yukiko post-animeWhat a lucky guy.
>Best girl died long before the series ever even started She looked like she was a fun person.
>>20406220>Trusting sound dramasThose two are 100% dead in the actual anime.
>>20406403Pricilla is all the fun I need
>>20406403>none of the 4 guys fucked her>she ended up marrying and impregnated by someone outside the team
>Bandai never released the Super Robot Chogokin
>>20406259I like parts of it. Like the face and the decision to give it toes. But it's just kind of a noisy design when you look at it as a whole. I think the simple color scheme saves it though.
It's been a while since I've watched it, so I'm now really fuzzy on the details but I was left with an impression that every single person on Van's group at the end were highly individualistic people who had their own specific reasons for fighting the Claw Man. This is in specific contrast to the Claw Man's group that all fight under his banner because they believe in him and his plan. It's like the difference between your dream and giving it up to support someone else's dream. I'm not sure if the show explicitly talked about this point itself, but I found it super neat and refreshing.Also I loved how guys in the previous episodic parts keep showing up and staying relevant. I'm watching Scryed right now so I'm really looking forward to seeing seemingly "bit" players show up when the plot gets heavy.
>>20406470Yeah I think that's the overall theme for the show, and it is rather explicit during episode 13. The Claw and Ray have a back and forth exchange where the Claw basically dismisses his murder of Shino (and by extension Ray's wish to kill him) as insignificant because he presumes that Ray's memory of Shino is almost literally equivalent to her still being alive. And the Claw outright says that the only reason he actually objects to Ray killing him is because his own goals are more importantIt's also pretty obvious during the hilarious battle between Michael and Van towards the end where Michael spends the whole fight trying to preach about how people like Van are the problem with the world and how the Claw can fix things while Van simply responds with "don't care, still killing the Claw, also ur a cunt for abandoning ur sister" like the chad he is.
>>20406452Unlike a lot of stuff that Bandai didn't release that one looks like an unarticulated mockup. I don't think there was ever a chance of it coming out.
>>20406498Yeah. It's this dismissive attitude to the consequences of their great plan that makes Michael, The Claw, and his group such despicable people. Even if the plan worked and it helped people (doubtful because of the Claw's instability), Van and the rest of the people they've trampled have every right to want and to try to stop them. So either help people without fucking others over, or accept responsibility for fucking people over for the greater good and face the consequences. The Claw and his friends did neither of those things which is why they're asshole villains.
>>20406560Gadved was basically the only member of the Claw's posse to acknowledge Van might have a point. Really wish SRW would have made him saveable instead of faggot and his girlfriend
>>20406592I rewatched their "death" scene and GxS shows nothing to actually confirm that they died so it's easy to come back and say that they didn't die.
>>20406421Priscilla will never score.
>>20406470>Also I loved how guys in the previous episodic parts keep showing up and staying relevantThe best part is when you REwatch the show and realize that all those episodic bits? Might not be as episodic as they first seemed.
>>20404622I watched the first two episodes but the CGI mech was a big turn off. I'll give it a go again after I finish SRW 30
>>20406660Huh? I think the only CGI in GxS is the repair satellites. Robots are all 2D
>>20406259If it turns into a sword, where is the bigger mech to swing that sword? I expected things to escalate for the entire show, but instead got shitty "earth technology", whatever the fuck that means.
>>20406660Are your eyes fucking broken
>>20406677>where is the bigger mech to swing that sword?In Back Arrow.
>>20406693Are you memeing me, or it's actually connected to GXS?
>>20406677I was really hoping for El Dora Soul to do just that.
>>20406703Not quite, but the show does feel like a throwback to every Taniguchi show ever made. From GxS, it has an extremely similar sounding narrator and also the MC's robot can transform into a sword, which is wielded by practically every other robot he's allied with.
>>20406592WhatThey had some of the most blatant "totally got away and survived" nonsense I've ever seenRocks falling as they shuffle off camera?
>>20406637I liked little bits like how the mad scientist that gets beat by Eldora V in their first appearance is later shown to have reformed and is the one that upgrades it to Eldora Soul and is also seen again helping everyone when they're trying to send Dann into space
>>20404762>Alternate loreI haven't played much of the GxS stuff in 30 yet, but in the debut stage it mentions that armors are old mechs used in the early days of Mars exploration. T so does something similar where it takes place on Mars instead iirc
>censored swimsuit episodeDamn, that takes me back to when I first saw GxS like 12 yeas ago.
>>20406560>>20406498I think the final encounter between Michael and Wendy is really indicative of this. He goes on prattling about how the world needs to be saved by the Claw's ideals and accuses Wendy of being ignorant to it. But then she turns it around that she actually travelled the world, met its people, and seen it for herself, while all Michael knows is what the Claw has told him.
>>20406910I don't think that has much to do with it. She's just pointing out what an idiot Michael is. Even Michael can understand the significance of his sister being concerned with him as he himself shows more concern for Wendy than he's comfortable with. He doesn't look down on her for being true to herself, unlike with everyone else.
>>20406411It's a Taniguchi directed show so sound dramas are canon.
>>20406278>literally "just b urself" the philosophyI know that's not what it's actually about, but daoism is hard>>20406320Ah right, the raiders. Was thinking that'd be the only possible guy, thank you>>20406391No, tell me this isn't true>>20406403>>20406441I hate it>>20406421>>20406631Don't even like love(?) triangles or her archetype, but she's really fun and endearing. Somehow this show makes what'd otherwise be dull characters and archetypes really fun and lovable. Great cast.>>20406823To be fair I haven't gotten to any Earth lore in the show yet, aside from "Original Seven were for this prison planet". A bit difficult to pinpoint where GxS lore ends and other shows' lore begins.
>>20407030>Every girl in the show except Wendy is taller than both Michael and JoshHoly kek
>>20407026>No, tell me this isn't trueWell, maybe it's an exaggeration, but it's mostly implied. Joshua's plans at the end of the series is to salvage Ray's body and Volcain from the ocean. He says it'll take a long time, but Yukiko is gonna stay and help him with it.
>>20407046How can Micheal and Josh recover from this?
>>20406470Yeah scryed is pretty good
>>20407064>from the oceanWas spoiled about his death thanks to a related video title when I wanted to just rewatch the El Dora scene, but uh>Yukiko is gonna stay and help him with itI hope it was just a maternal thing or that they broke up, Yukiko deserves better
>>20407075Yukiko just seems to take a liking to the Lundgren brothers. She interacts a lot with Ray too.
>>20407026>but daoism is hardOnly when you allow it to be
>>20407078Good taste, Ray is pretty swell>>20407081Thanks I hate itVaguely got through the Daodejing but Zhuangzi goes over my head
>>20407083Or does your head go under it?
Considering how old he is, what are the odds old Koo Crying Kroo was the pulling the strings of the Zaurus Empire?
>>20407120maybeor it's just him being retarded and not caring about his actions or their consequences at all setting a series of events in motion that led to the Saurus Empire
>>20407120I think that really was just meant to be an unironic Getter referenceThough that said, the El Dora crew only reference four other mecha shows that I can tell>Saurus Empire > Getter>Five Man team with female member named Chizuru (inexplicably despite rest of team having Mexican names) > Combattler>G-stone sound effects and poses > GaoGaiGar>Battery system > DendohSo is there a fifth or did they start thinking of one only to have it die in production?
>>20407090I'll go under (You)>>20407088>>20407134Need
>Joshua gets to use this as a pillow every nightI hate him. I hate him deeply.
>THE OPENING CHANGED EVEN MOREWhat a Brave show, it would be 10/10 if there were sentient robots.
>>20407333Trips of three Yuusha
>>20407333Too bad everyone spoils the El Dora guys being recurring when they went through the effort of trying to hide it with the OP
>>20407343>GaoGaiGar except it's with the El Dora cast replacing or joining 3GA-ahaha>>20407347Well, to be fair, I was a bit caught off-guard on when they'd join, and I was only told they help out near the end. So it only hit me after the opening that these guys are now (theo-fucking-retically) readily available to deploy with the crew at any moment. Was always unsure who to pick to deploy in SRW, but with Priscilla and El Dora (and Ray?) to join Dann I'll start regularly using... maybe that one anon was right, that eventually I'll be upset at the deploy cap.>Deck/Tiger/Shad/Grid>Koji in Great since the Ichis are ass>GaoGaiGo I guess>Rayearth>protag I guess>use Combattler and other things as fillerCan't wait for more Gun x Sword stages, I'm vibrating with excitement
>>20407363Yeah, it's got even worse now that they added in the 9 DLC units. I'm on my second run through the game and still not really being able to deploy everyone I want even trying to bench a lot of what I used on the first run. I don't want to bench any MJP friends but now I got 5 Sakura Wars people to worry about and they're really fun too
SRW sure does hate Joe's Golden Cradle.
>>20407374>DLCUh, how would I apply this, just torrent the updated game+dlc?>apparently Red Five just disappearsHm>second runBut isn't the game hundreds of hourslong>5 Sakura Wars peopleGoodness... there's no room to deploy everyone, and you'd probably want everyone from shows you like deployed together if you're autistic like me>>20407377>tfw I recognize 1 of these
Wow what a surprising revelation>>20407416What is this, all the episode previews? Wendy is pure and must be protected
>>20407523>all the episode previewsYup
>>20407531He either hates the website or wants to gate keep. Kind of retarded when you can find it on Google.
>>20407537Informing anons of a resource is advertising how?
Find a flaw on this mecha.
>>20407540Let's see>Completely unsolicited>irrelevant to the post you were trying to reply to>attempted to post it 4 times, which no anon would care enough to do without being a shill>site in question is run by a spammer and shitposter who routinely does all of the above and is almost certainly the person I'm currently replying toFuck off.
>>20407547Don't like the wings.
Not sure what's happening but uh..Is it just me or are most of the antags meh? It's the twins episode and my expectation is pic related. Mommy, William Wally Woah and the big guy were alright, but Michael and the twins make me sleepy. The Claw is a bit concerning and terrifying though, he legit(?) was just trying to give a frenly hug and handshake last episode. Not sure whether he's senile or just too big-brained for me to get.>>20407533Thank>>20407547Hands down, biggest flaw is that it's missing a member ;_;
>>20407552Don't like you.
>>20407594I don't like how lazy SRW is with the mecha cast.
>>20407593The twins definitely had potential, but they don't really go into it much. I wish we got more details on the twin city thing and the Carossa project it supposedly led to with them. What was the Claw's plan for them other than finding some nutcases to be Original 7 pilots? Had to be a reason he did that specifically, but I couldn't tell you what it wasAnyway, the fight itself is fantastic even if the characters are a tad undercooked
>>20407607H-huh>Anyway, the fight itself is fantastic even if the characters are a tad undercookedHope Priscilla and amigos get a chance to shine, I see they're fighting the sneks, so I'm going to get food ready so I can enjoy>Priscilla getting nervous about eating with Van>Wendy putting her best effort to cook something for Van so he can live like a normal fucking human being>nervous and heartbroken about Van hesitating to eat her delicious home-cooked meal>Uncool99 eating all of Van's food>meal remains untried, scattered across the floor, that Wendy gathers aloneI want to cry>>20407612Is it ever explained or implied how she passed, it's just old age with the other amigos just being even older, right? I do remember she had memories of aging gran. Wait where's her mom then
>a total of ZERO (0) doujins of these cutiesWow. Ouch.
>>20407632The plaque you see back in Yukiko's restaurant had birth and death dates for Chizuru, she was IIRC 65 years old when she died. A little young for old age, but within the margin of error for deadly illness
>>20406710A colossal rock crushed them into paste, Michael was dead on his feet from the bullet, and he was carrying a person who decided to be dead weight short of actually being dead. They didn't avoid anything.
>>20407638You're fucking pedo.
>>20407547Absolutely cringeworthy southern american gimmick. What it is supposed to be? Brazilian? Argentinian?El Dora? More like El Cringa.
>Catch phrase: Adios Amigo>Chizuru's armor was the pink AMIGO.
>>20407640>A little young for old age, but within the margin of error for deadly illnessA-ahAaaaaaa>>20407677I just- I just assumed they were all called amigos bc vaguely hispanic, and that that was their Power Ranger "byebye, motw" catchphrase. I didn't... ohhhh....
What's the Kimura sexiness scale on this individual? Is he sexier than Guy Shishioh?
>>20407692Too many belts
Started watching GunxSword today.
>>20407013Why do you believe that? Please explain.
This fucking punk. This little wet behind the ears, smart mouthed whipper snapper. Easily the biggest asshole in the show. And I'm counting the murdering crack pot who wanted to turn the planet into zombies. Fuck this guy.
>>20406403thats not wendy
>TFW when genki girl to balance precariously on your kick
>>20407865Wait a second, they all can see her underwear
>>20407876No. They can't.
>>20407883Yes. We can.>>20407702Yamero>>20407708Don't yamero, it's a good show>>20407719I wish he yameroed, this no-respect-for-elders punk
>>20404651So what was the meaning of the puzzle?
>Joshua has 0 shame in shower-peeping>Fasalina mommy explains plot while bonking Bichael>it's near Pucci-tier great/horrible>everyone hates it9/10 show, needs sentient robots
>>20407593>Is it just me or are most of the antags meh?You can say the same thing for the protags
>>20407960I could, but then I'd be lying. They aren't exactly like, deep multi-dimensional characters, nor are some of them even archetypes that I particularly like. But as I've said before, somehow the cast (of heroic protagonists) is very endearing and likable and memorable, although I couldn't give you more than three sentences to describe each character.
>>20407965>is very endearing and likable and memorableThe only thing I remember about Joshua is that he was very annoying and wasn't very useful while everyone else was pretty much just there/ Ray was the only character I liked and he was the complete opposite of heroic he just got shit done.
>>20407967>picks legitimately the worst character who is rightly bullied as an example>doesn't want his frens to be pretty much there>implying Van wasn't somewhat similar to RayI just meant moreso that the twins and Michael were legitimately frustrating to be around, I get legitimately unhappy when they're on screen, like how I want to have illegitimate children with Fasalina
>>20407972>implying Van wasn't somewhat similar to RayRay killed kids Fasalina is also frustrating and you only give her a pass because she gives you a stiffy, she's just a retarded as Michael only I can see that Micheal is just a dumb kid who got caught up in the grandeur The Claw was spouting without actually thinking about it while Fasalina is implied to have known that The Claw was off his rocker and was just too broken leave. Not sure why Taniguichi pussed out with them because its not like anyone liked them.
>>20407980>Ray killed kidsThey probably have it coming>Fasalina is also frustrating and you only give her a pass because she gives you a stiffyShe's a bit boring but yes. Michael isn't just dumb but aggressively dumb. He has the fanaticism of someone without the conscience and doubts that he somehow has. Whereas Fasalina seems like the sort of fanatic that->implied to have known that The Claw was off his rocker and was just too broken leavewas unsure whether his plan would work or if he was just insane (so many followers though..) but yeah, that sounds about rightIt's them vs the goodies tomorrow, 6 episodes left
>>20407991>6 episodes leftOh man you're at the peak now.
>>20407993I'm excited, but it's almost dawn. If I wake up at sane hours, maybe I can finish the show tomorrow!!! But for nowGo to bead, Dann
>>20407946Quit being a shit head, live in the now, settle the fuck down.
>>20407910Watched the first four episodes thus far.
>>20407965I don't agree. Even bit characters like Woo have a few things going for them, to say nothing of the main cast. Take Wendy for example (no spoilers):>initially super naive>loves her brother but realizes he's retarded and that she has to do something about him>stubborn to the point where she'll make new reasons to keep going if there aren't any>takes good care of Kameo and is bailed out of several dangerous situations because of him>doesn't like being treated like a child at first but starts to take advantage of it later>Has a bit of a precocious crush on Van, upset that he can remember Pricilla's name instantly>Constantly forgets that Carmen prefers her nickname>despite caring about Van, she actually doesn't care about his goals and always puts her own concerns first>Stands up to Van herself whenever he's being overly mean>Easily embarrassed from things like having to wear skimpy swimsuits or Van's disgusting behavior>doesn't mind getting sidetracked nearly as much as Van>Trusts kind people easily even if she has an idea of their true intentionsI mean at a certain point you have to ask yourself how much development a character needs to have before you consider them complex. I think a lot of GxS characters hit the mark, especially considering the series is relatively short and that some of them don't even show up til late. I've seen shows that go on way longer and never produce even one character that has as many facets as even Yukiko, let alone Wendy
>"If you kill him it won't solve anything!">Vann finally comes face-to-face with hippie Dr. Claw.>Hippie Dr. Claw calmly asks Vann to join him.>Vann ices him in one shot and proceed to nonchalantly walk away.I fucking loved this show
>>20407967>Joshua is that he was very annoying and wasn't very usefulWhile you're not wrong that Joshua is pretty annoying and pretty stupid, saying he's "not very useful" is pretty straight up wrong. He is pretty much their mechanic that kept things running smoothly for everyone, especially in the last few episodes where Van and Ray are literally dying from trying to pilot their respective Armors.
>>20404734Are you kreon anon
>>20408600Hope you're enjoying them!!>>20408655>all of that Wendy stuffFair.. maybe it was the sleep deprivation, feels kinda bad I took some of this stuff for granted.>I mean at a certain point you have to ask yourself how much development a character needs to have before you consider them complex.Hm, yeah, fair. Haven't watched many shows in a while, and don't really know the sort of standard anymore, just thought "if a character can be summarized in 2-4 sentences, they're probably just moderately developed". But I guess you could poorly summarize just about any character in existence.>>20408664O-oof>>20408761He's... appreciated. Definitely my Drill Boy at this point where the hate and bullying is something out of endearment rather than actual distaste.>>20408769How did-we're like three topics removed from that, how-
>>20407946don't think, feel.
>>20407389And it would just be a color alt with higher stats, screams laziness.
Uh, why does this photo look like something that's taken right before the most wonderful characters start dying
>>20408986It's the only time in the entire show that all of these characters are together in one place. Don't read too much into it
>Joshua's the only person who knows what outer space isk nvm, it took a few episodes but I love this character now>>20408995Ah whew.
>>20409021>Van, the guy who has been talking shit to him the entire show, is dying>instantly volunteers to save him>builds a rocket capable of launching a giant robot into space IN ONE FUCKING WEEKEven given that they had the leftovers of the rocket base to work with, I couldn't help but be impressed
>>20409046Yeah, Joshua's pretty swell, a slightly worse but still extremely cute version of Wendy.>Ray convinced into being with the gang>fucking learning rocket science in a week>the Claw's not even evil?? legitimately the nicest guy, unsure how/why he even killed Elena>Priscilla's confession>Wendy's feelings too>"why can't we just throw Dann into space"10/10 cast and show
>>20408805Because you told me
>>20409081Ray had a throwaway line earlier about the Claw killing Shino because she didn't want to cooperate with him. I think Elena was probably similar. That and remember the Claw tried to kill Van too. He killed all the other Original 7 aside from Gadved and had probably intended to kill Van too with Elena getting caught in the middle of itThe Claw is a complete psycho and is only a nice guy on the surface
Not sure what the red backgrounds mean for the Original 7 armors (rage?) but white seems to happen when they have conviction/determination/etc. Blue is uh, default?>>20409102What, when>>20409105But we haven't seen him lose his temper, only give a frenly hug.>killed all those people priorMaybe something happened in between, hoping by the time the two meet things become clearer. From the wedding death scenes I assumed he had like, some degree of combat capabilities>He killed all the other Original 7 aside from GadvedDon't remember when this was mentioned, but he seems too ill and frail (now) to be a fighter. Were we given a vague timeframe of how long it's been since Van and Ray started their quest?>The Claw is a complete psycho and is only a nice guy on the surfaceThat's what I assumed too, but he seemed genuinely sad to have hugman and animals and plants die. If he IS insane, it's a bit of the worrying kind. I don't think he's likely a good person, but he resembles a well-intended one.
>>20409125A lot of it was mentioned in Van's talk with Gadved. Gadved told Van that he led the Claw to the other Original 7 members to have them killed because he believed the old Original 7 were corrupt and that the new ones chosen by the Claw would be true to the group's intended purpose. As we can see though, the ones he chose only cared about fulfilling his plan.I think the same discussion also brought up that it had been three years since Elena's death, so Van's probably been doing his thing for at least that long. No idea about Ray
>>20409138Ahhh, gotcha.>he led the Claw to the wedding>the other folks went to their gravesNothing explicitly says he personally killed them, but>three yearsA lot can happen to a sick man in three years. I'm not trying to backpedal for him, I'm just trying to piece together what I theoretically know atm
>>20409141It's not even really just about him being a killer, it's also things like when you first see him with Ray where he tries to shove his own ideas on the matter onto Ray and is unable to comprehend his feelings like a human being, there was a discussion about this earlier ITT up here >>20406498
>>20409125Did you miss the Claw's claw twitching when he received bad news? He has negative emotions, but since he's so brain-fucked he doesn't recognize he has them and can't properly let them out. The guy's a complete psychopath and hides his murderous impulses through words of love and friendship.
>>20409105I can't still get over the katana-shaped gun with a stupidly long magazine. Is it awesome or retarded?
>>20409147Mighta missed it trying to avoid spoilers. Thought he was just like, really fixated about his own weird ideas and just had a different shitty psychotic value system, or worse, was a disgusting utilitarian.>>20409150I might have glimpsed that bit in the thread, and kept an eye out for it after. Sometimes the camera shows his still or twitching claw, but I thought it was just from when he was nervous.>doesn't even know he's evilIs he just a cuddlier version of Pucci, the hellWhat the fuck happened to his brain>>20409167Yes
>>20409167Van has a sword with gun parts and Ray has a gun that looks like a sword. Michael has a gun with a bayonet.Gun X Sword.
I love when he shoots a cartoon bullet hole to get into his mech
>>20409168His whole plan basically amounts to mass mind control. If that doesn't set off red flags, I don't know what will.
Vulcain is so cool
>>20409105>>20409081Given the claws insanity and what we see with the failed Coup, it's entirely possible that the Claw just showed up to Van and Elenas wedding to congratulate them and inadvertently murdered her and maimed Van.
>>20409197You do see a little bit of footage of the event taking place. It looked like the Claw deliberately grabbed Van claw first while Van was looking on in confusion. Plus there's Gadved mentioning about how he told the Claw about the wedding. I think he was treating Van like the other O7
>>20409178It was fucking hilarious when he shot up their own battleship to board it this way.
>>20409180It's like, well-intended extremism. Much like most viewers and protagonists against such villains, I think that while humanity is indeed dogshit, freedom to do good instead of evil is a meaningful freedom to have, I think. I want to be able to CHOOSE to bully Joshua.>>20409197>just showed up to Van and Elenas wedding to congratulate them and inadvertently murdered her and maimed VanI'd have thought so too, if it weren't for I think claw marks on their chests rather than their backs. And he woulda maybe not hugged the other person after seeing what happened the first time. But with hugfren he DID go>ohh, no, I did it again>>20409201>there's Gadved mentioning about how he told the Claw about the weddingLed them thinking that the Claw could convince them, currently unsure how intended the massacre was, and we can't really ask Gadved
>>20409281The Claw's a sociopath; if you're not useful to him he'll either discard you or kill you outright. Imagine if that mentality extended to the rest of the world.
>>20409311>if you're not useful to him he'll either discard you or kill you outrightDidn't he leave people alone though, and was indifferent or softly "don't" to folks who wanted to kill Van and company?>Imagine if that mentality extended to the rest of the world.I don't think I have to imagine very hard
>>20407946Ahh, I finally got it. The puzzle is shaped like a chapel and the church bells rang right after he solved it. Van was never able to enjoy his marriage or even process the end of his own wedding ceremony. It really was just about him remembering his love for her.
>>20409492One of the first things he tells Wendy is "Your wedding should be the happiest day of your life." Or something to that effect.
>>20409318He's not actively malicious and I don't believe he wants to kill people. I doubt he's even aware of his own sociopathy. He just doesn't bother with allies who are too much trouble or enemies who aren't. He's extremely goal-oriented and, for all his talk of friendship, is very detached from the people around him, if not the world around him. Once he had Saudade and Michael, the rest of the O7 members were expendable. For example, when he received news of Woo's death, his immediate response was about his stock of Woo's blood and delaying Van for him. You're right that he's indifferent about the actions of the O7 members; it's because he didn't care all too much if they were alive or dead. Of course, his only kill on-screen was when the rebels kidnapped Michael, who was the lynchpin of his plan. His claw twitched, for what I believe is the first time, when Michael insisted on fighting the rebels, most likely because it risks damaging or destroying Saudade.As far as he was concerned, Van and gang to him weren't sizable threats. He had six of the seven strongest Armors working for him and a large force of AI mechs. There were also a couple of times in the show when Van almost gave up his chase. Ep 24 spoilers: If Ray hadn't jammed his Birthday system, he would've accomplished his goal. Van was missing, Brownie and Eldora were down, Volcain was heavily damaged, and he still had Saudade to defend him. You can see why he wasn't overly concerned about them.It takes him until the end of the show to even remember Van's name.
>>20409527>He's not actively malicious Yes he is. He's a socioopath whose lost the ability to empathize with anyone who doesn't agree with him or gets in his way. He only appears benign because of how he carries himself and how he avoids responsibility for his action.He's ruined countless lives, manipulated and discarded countless people, He does the bare minimum of not instantly killing people who bother him a little is through calculation. Through his entire final conversation with her he basically is goading her to pull the trigger on the gun to give him a reason so he can murder her. Him going "I wish I'd met you all sooner" is 100% said with a tone of "I wish I'd met you sooner so I could have been given a reason to kill you sooner" and the only thing that probably stops him from murdering her in cold blood would be that it might just shake Michael up enough to fuck up the plan. If Wendy had brought anyone or shot her he easily could have played it off as an accident but since she didn't he couldn't touch her without compromising the illusion of himself he created and if he'd done it and not told Michael and Van had come run in screaming "HE MURDERED YOUR SISTER SHIT BROTHER" Michael probably would have broken off from control
>The Claw has been sewing discontent on the Endless Illusion for centuries, and is probably responsible for the destruction of Earth.
>>20409879Welcome home, anon.
>>20408805My favorite episode so far is ep3 just because of Eldora V alone.
I want a Dann of Thursday action figure.. upgraded him a bit in SRW30 as consolation, then got him from level 12 to 20 in some optional stage. Unsure what skills are good for Van, but with hit and run, he and Shadowmaru are my speedy zipsters. Hope he gets more attacks as the story progresses, there's too many Majestic Prince and Gundam missions>>20409907A-aaaaaaaAAAAAAAAAAA>>20409914>so far:)Also maybe try not to skim posts that didn't give you any (You)s anon, it's best to have no spoilers>>20409527>>20409657>spoilers and that episodeWhen birthday time was coming up, he was acting unusual and a bit concerning.What's immensely annoying is that why Michael's on board with any of this despite seeming to possess something vaguely resembling a human conscience. But the crinkle crankle of his claw was good to see, fuck this guy.A bit filtered on what his plan is though, unsure what anything with the moon was, but maybe they'll explain more of it after.>>20409330>>20409361No way, you can't be fucking serious
>>20409936>Unsure what skills are good for VanHe needs anything to boost his morale. Both his ace bonus and his YII skill require him to be at 170 morale to work. Also his ace bonus only works on enemy phase so make sure he's capable of taking hits. He does get two more attacks in addition to what he starts with>unsure what anything with the moonwasNot super clear on that either, but I think the idea was to release all the G-ER fluid from the Prison Planet Destoyer so he could use it to as a medium of spreading his brainwaves everywhere via the Orphee flowers or something.
>>20409953>He needs anything to boost his morale.I'm asking about Van, not about meYII?>ace bonusI want to give him and the Brave Police guys the skill that lets them get the ace bonuses early...>can take hitsUpgrading him got him dodging better, but nowhere near as good as Maru of Shad.>two more attacksOhhhhhHHHHHHHH>ger fluid to scatter flower petals or somethingConvoluted.. the moon fluids also destroyed some things though, so much for everyone surviving for the dream. And the floating island...? There's bits and pieces of "what the fuck happened on/because of Earth", presumably floating island's their base/backup to destroy Planet Australia if needed, no idea what sort of crew Claw was with, although it seems like seeing his frens get killed mighta been what drove him literally insane.
>>20409965YII is a unique skill that only Van has (I believe the term refers to his having undergone surgery to pilot Dann, but I'm not sure). It raises his stats at 170 morale, and I later on it gets upgraded to let him also do an extra 10% damage after 130 morale (and there will be a short animation of the puzzle unlocking after this happens similar to Suzaku's Curse of Geass). Van's not a dodgy guy and he also doesn't really need Hit & Run since he can use all of his attacks after moving. That skill is more for people like J-Decker, Mitsuba, your protagonist, and also Ray when he eventually joins>although it seems like seeing his frens get killed mighta been what drove him literally insane.Yeah, someone posted that earlier in the thread, apparently the interview with the director confirmed this
>that morale stuffI'm excited. Probably invested in the wrong upgrades for the ship (should I reload and not upgrade the branches for cheaper bot and weapon upgrades, I think some room had a branch for morale but I wasn't paying attention to the game mechanics..)>Van's not a dodgy guyFuck. Then is he just supposed to defend/tank? A friend told me Supers just defend/tank while Reals are uh, I wasn't listening...>and he also doesn't really need Hit & Run since he can use all of his attacks after moving.But I like having bots near the action, so they can rack up more kills, it's useful to move them near future targets or to bait low-accuracy guys into attacking my units so I can get free hits.>Yeah, someone posted that earlier in the thread, apparently the interview with the director confirmed thisAh, tried to avoid spoilers, although I was pointed to the twitching claw bit (that discomforting noise was REALLY hard for me and Michael to avoid)>>20409492>>20409500AaaaaaaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAAA holy shitWait so before that, was he just focused on revenge-revenge rather than like, the love behind it?
>>20407547>Pinku amigoBest name ever, y si te jode matate gringo
>>20409995>should I reload and not upgrade the branches for cheaper bot and weapon upgradesNo, those are priority 1 after the Lab upgrades>Then is he just supposed to defend/tank?He's certainly not good at dodging so he needs to rely on his defense a bit more. He'll get the Wall spirit, which reduces all damage he takes by 75% for an entire turn, so it's not hard for him to wipe the entire enemy team on enemy phase if you manage to boost his morale that high while only taking chip damage himself. >it's useful to move them near future targetsVery situational use case for Hit & Run. Your PP is a lot more limited than your other resources. Since Van doesn't need to attack before moving the vast majority of the time, it's a bit of a waste on him, though it's true that technically anyone can get some use out of it in certain situations.
>>20410049>after the Lab upgradesI filled the lab tree that unlocks 4th and 7th upgrade stuff or whatever, except for the last thing which unlocks the final node for the upgrades, which apparently aren't worth it yet or ever>defenseDefense-related skills for the pilot?>spiritsI hate how the cap and regen(?) are slow that I essentially have to save them for the end of the stage or for bosses...>a turn>implying that all enemies will decide to attack someone, let alone DannI feel it'd be more fun if I was allowed to deploy less units, but then they'd burn through their energy faster..>PPHuh? I swear half the game mechanics went over my head, idk how I got this far on normal. I just like being able to move my fave units a lot and have them involved more in combat.>need to get the V Gundam kid to get like 50 killsIt was hard enough with Koji..>averse to trying new shows or getting to know new characters>liked Rayearth girls and Van's showI'm just a baby retard. Maybe the Claw had the right idea about people
>>20410065PP is the resource you use to buy pilot skills. You get it by killing enemies, and if you're under the effect of Gain or Cheer, you'll double the amount you get. Enemies only give you small amounts though, even endgame bosses only give you around 100 PP, which is enough to buy like one copy of the cheapest skill. The most expensive skills cost around 2500. You got to be a little more careful with it than you do with money if you don't want to grind for more.>>need to get the V Gundam kid to get like 50 killsActually 100 to get his final upgrade. Just wait until you get an actual good Gundam to put him in like the V2 or the Zeta or something before you worry about that.
>>20409936The moon, or at least something on the moon, is called the Prison Planet Destroyer System, so presumably it's some tech from Earth that the Claw needed. The show never elaborates on what it does specifically, and how it worked doesn't really matter.
>>20410216something something flowers. Something something purple stuff.
>>20410249>>20410216Senile rambling from planning down to the execution.
DO NOT OPEN THIS SPOILER IF YOU'RE WATCHING AAAAA I MEAN ITI was going to be so sad and mad at the ending...>fucking KaijiI knew I recognized that tie in that one previous epPoor Priscilla though, although I was sort of rooting for WendySome parts seem anticlimactic or rushed, wish it didn't feel like an abrupt ending or something open-ended, but I enjoyed the show>>20410216>>20410249>>20410257Heh>>20410107>You got to be a little more careful with it than you do with money if you don't want to grind for more.I've been giving my fave pilots Fighter's Spirit and something else, argh..>wait until you get an actual good GundamI like keeping pilots in their og stuff usually, took a lot of strength to put Koji in the Great. But the Ichinanas suck turtle ass, argh.
>>20410272idk, it felt like a pretty good ending to me. The show was about a guy who really wanted to kill another guy, and it delivered. It's just very unusual in how it handles things. Trying to frame a very personal revenge story in the context of this doomsday plot is a bit of a weird mishmash with how Van and the Claw only really meet at the very end of the show. But you get to know enough about both of them that it still works.>tfw its been 15 years since the show came out and still no one wrote any Van/Pricilla fanfics so I had to write my own
>>20410310I still didn't get Michael, and the Claw's weirdness was sometimes scary but sometimes just uninformative.(Maybe the experience was slightly disjointed by me wanting to take pretty screencaps but anyway)>the Claw realizes that Van is an idiot>says he'll be a part of his new plan, as he throws him against the barrier>thanks him and laughs, holly jollyI'm going to assume this is how he expresses his anger>spoiler>master1200You can't say/do that without giving the thing.Are there more content for the show? Apparently there's puppets as well as some radio stuff. I've yet to touch any nip radio dramas8/10 have to think it over after somesleep
>>20410347Michael seems like he was supposed to be a kind of Kira Yamato parody. I think he probably plays a big role in why a lot of people around here like GxS; they find the absolute humiliation Michael receives to be very cathartic. The Claw, well, he's been discussed at length. But you know how a lot of shows handle revenge, and seeing GxS have a guy actually follow through on it for once was probably similarly cathartic. A lot of anons straight up sell the show by spoiling that.
>>20410356>Kira YamatoSeed or Seed Destiny looked frustrating, so I skipped it as a kid when it was airing on tv.>seeing GxS have a guy actually follow through on it for once was probably similarly catharticDo most shows have the hero forgive and understand the villain instead???>A lot of anons straight up sell the show by spoiling that.I mean, I sort of expected- I guess I haven't watched that many shows to be jaded and expect something other than what the premise promised. Although knowing about Ray's death, I was uncertain whether he'd get to meet the Claw, or die to mamaMixed feelings about him dying to drones/security though
>>20410347See >>20405033Michael is just a naive and inexperienced kid who got swept up by the Claw's words and Fasalina and we routinely see people caught by the Claw's charisma. It's easy for him to believe in the dream and turn a blind eye to those hurt in the process since he never has to meet them, unlike Wendy who did go out and experience the world.
>>20410372>>20410356The most I remembered about Seed was seeing the Freedom's debut and hearing and falling in love with Meteorhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0AcvrfaQr0
>>20410372>Do most shows have the hero forgive and understand the villain insteadNot necessarily, but it is quite rare indeed to see a hero actually get his revenge (often they won't get the chance), and even in the off chance that they manage it, it's usually treated as a bad thing, whereas with Van, he spends the entire show pissing in the face of people who try to get him to give up or tell him what he's doing is wrong.You'll see it to a degree in SRW 30 itself with Lelouch, who spent most of his show trying to take revenge on his family. Upon learning his identity and motives, all of his allies up to that point immediately betrayed him, thinking him an absolute scumbag even though his family was even worse than him. This kind of broke him, and he gave up doing that and settled on trying to make the world peaceful for his sister's sake. He's got quite a number of thoughts on Van's journey in light of this
>>20410379Ahh, I skimmed that post and tried to forget the spoilers.>Elena's brotherA-aa..>Earth stuffWhat, what's the source for- is this just authoral intent or is there secondary material aside from interviews>chosen from prisonersYeah, I noticed when the satellite was trying to figure out who Van was.>mental illness is what makes him kill peopleHim just GRABBING Van during the wedding after/while crying, just->It also means that his followers only see him on a superficial level and do not truly understand him.I'm a bit afraid>spoilerI guess that makes some sense (at least it's reciprocated) although I don't think they deserve a happy ending, but it's still very bizarre that despite being asked about his sister or confronting her several times directly, he doesn't really waver aside from some "you're okay but I love the Clawplan way more" frustrating shit. Like idk how Wendy's such an adult while Michael is still some tit-sucking baby retard. Not even any trauma or loneliness, his sole mentioned unhappiness is "do you know how hard it was to take care of myself and my sister", like, your sister thinks the world of you, mister "I sent a nice letter saying I'd never come back, you should have stayed home". He doesn't deserve Wendy at all, poor girl.>>20410385This sounds kinda nice...>>20410399>they won't get the chance>revenge badEvery day I wonder whether I'm already in hell>he spends the entire show pissing in the face of people who try to get him to give up or tell him what he's doing is wrong.Eheahaehae>LelouchDon't remind me, the only context for the show I have are the bios and notes in 30, taking place after an entire series. I want to like Lelouch and CG ("evil good guy winning" sounds up my alley) but daunting>>20410400>that best bot in the cornerSasuga
>>20410423https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpyfCaBgqJIHere's the opening song MV by the same singer
>>20410423Gun X Sword happens to have the same director and character designer as Code Geass and despite appearances they do have a lot in common (dark-themed, morally ambiguous protagonist vs light-themed control freak antagonists, lots of little details being more important than you'd expect, really exaggerated facial expressions, random gag episodes interrupting serious plotlines, etc.) Not saying you'd also enjoy it, but it's certainly a lot more fun than it looks considering the subject matter.
>>20410423Michael's a kid in his teenage rebellious phase who came from a small town before being thrust into the center of some world-saving plan that just sounds really, really good. It's not hard to see why he would be so enamored with the Claw's plan. Much like the kids today who preach communist ideals
>>20410445Plus he's also the kid who just clings to the first pussy he got.
>>20410476which belongs to a prostitute, even.tfw you never be as pathetic as Michael
>>20410526I'd rather be a virgin with integrity than a whore's simp.
>>20408761>saying he's "not very useful" is pretty straight up wrongNot really. He's not even their main mechanic and mainl focuses on Ray's Armor a grand total of...once when he decides to join and outside that he mainly just helped.
>>20408655You're not really making Wendy out to be interesting or deep anon. Its not even a weird opinion to say that GxS had very weak characterization.>>20408655>I think a lot of GxS characters hit the mark, especially considering the series is relatively shortIts 26 episodes....for fucksake S-cry-ed, Ryvius and Code Geass had the same episode lengths and handled their characters way better.
How is he so dumb, bros?
>>20410619>builds a bloody rocket to get Dann to a satellite>repairs Volcain>serves as Ray's eyes after he gets blinded>saves Yukiko by tasing a guy>ruins the Claw's plan basically by himself>>20410623>no elaboration>can't even get Geass's episode length rightwatch the shows you're talking about, please
>>20410272>Some parts seem anticlimactic or rushed, wish it didn't feel like an abrupt ending or something open-endedBecause it was
>>20410629>ruins the Claw's plan basically by himself>watch the shows you're talking about, pleaseIrony
>>20410632Claw would have succeeded while Van was trying to kill him if Josh hadn't been fucking with his computers
>>20410632He's literally the one who hacked away the birthday system. If he didn't do that it would have went off without a hitch because Vann was fighting
>>20410629>repairs VolcainHe already mentioned that anon. Did you even bother to read his post or did the notion of someone hating Joshua is so foreign to you?>serves as Ray's eyes after he gets blinded>saves Yukiko by tasing a guyThese were all within the last few episodes,>ruins the Claw's plan basically by himselfAnd this is flat out wrong.
>>20410634>>20410635He wasn't the only one dismantling the birthday system you fucking dipshit
>>20410627Bad writing.>>20410634>>20410635watch the shows you're talking about, please
>>20410643Yeah? And who else was? Carmen? She was too busy bitching at Fasalina to actually do anything about the flowers
>>20410629>no elaborationWhat further elaboration do you need? The post that was quoted tried to make Wendy out to be some interesting character was scrapping to the bottom of the barrel>can't even get Geass's episode length right...because he was only talking about R1 and anyone who isn't a diehard retard shouldn't be able to elaborate how popular CG was mainly for its cast alone in its first season
>>20410650Do a similar analysis with Kallen or C.C and avoid "scrapping to the bottom of the barrel". First you might want to learn English before you attempt big brain stuff though
>>20410657>Do a similar analysis with Kallen or C.C and avoid "scrapping to the bottom of the barrel".Why? >First you might want to learn English before you attempt big brain stuff thoughTake your own advice faggot
>>20410660Why shouldn't you? Back up your points. Show how the equivalent heroines in Code Geass are more complex than Wendy despite similarly getting one episode of backstory at best and one of them being literally just a walking Pizza Hut ad.
>>20410664>despite similarly getting one episode of backstory at best and one of them being literally just a walking Pizza Hut ad.watch the shows you're talking about, please
>>20410665As I thought. Fuck off.
>>20407965Sometimes, a simple cast works pretty well if they gel together well enough, and if you put them up against a problem that's interesting to watch.I think the episode where they build the rocket shows the strength of this cast the best. On this backwards western prison planet, only a handful of people can even consider the idea of a rocket, but using all of the materials left behind, they manage to do it.On another show, this might have been a trivial matter.
>>20410678Far to many people seem to always think that you need to be complex to be well written when all you really need is an established personality and a clear goal.
>>20410691which is besides the point because the characters in this show are still complex. You all are acting like we're dealing with shit from He-Man or your average Sentai or whatever. They have more than just a personality and a goal. They have development, sometimes on multiple different things. They have doubts and question their motives and their goals. They don't all share the same goal and sometimes get into dramatic conflict with characters they are otherwise friendly with even absent external provocation. Again, you have really absurdly high standards for what counts as complex if not even that's enough
This thread reeks of individuals far too deep in modern media that they consider a show that has characters with more than two character quirks to be 'complex'.
>>20410707>which is besides the point because the characters in this show are still complex.>How?>Uhhhhhh....they just are okay!
>>20405033Elena was a pilot or one of the administrators?
>>20410431Thank>>20410436Ahhhh>it's certainly a lot more fun than it looks considering the subject matter.Not sure how ready I am for human-centric politics. I liked LoGH but I like sentient robots the most. CG seems too beloved to not be horrible though, it's definitely somewhere on my list.>>20410445>>20410476How old was he again? Why was Wendy so much of an adult more than him?>>20410459>he even looks like Van>>20410631Huh>>20410678>>20410691>>20410744Yeah, I felt a bit confused because they seemed likable and each with their own roles, while they didn't necessarily seem like twelve-dimensional characters. I think Wendy growing as a far better human bean than her brother is enough to say that the characters develop enough. Last few eps felt slightly rushed, and some of the prior episodes felt much stronger, but overall I enjoyed the show.I can't remember the name of the main character though
>>20412130>Not sure how ready I am for human-centric politicsWell, I'll say that politics are rarely as involved as you might think in the vast majority of robot shows. I haven't watched LoGH but based on what I've heard, I've never seen a robot show even approach that level of depth. CG in particular is more like Gundam 0079, which I think you mentioned having seen. Most of the large scale conflict is just a proxy for the interpersonal conflict between Lelouch and his step-siblings rather than it being a serious examination of hot button issues. Where it gets complex is more just trying to keep track of everyone's current plan
>>20412130Hoshino is also a SRW fanboy. He recalled about how he played the original Game Boy title in his childhood.https://twitter.com/srw_game/status/1448213149547524100
>>20407547It stops being a combiner after its first appearance.
>>20412189Dammit, Nero. Be appreciative Bucci even got us running again.
>In Neo Originals, Woo announces he is the son of "Koo Krying Kroo". In Super Robot Wars K & T, is is revealed that "Koo Krying Kroo" is The Claw's real name, confirming that he is Woo's father.I guess there is some resemblance there. Now I understand why he was so nuts. On the other hand, I don't think The Claw ever even references his death.
I haven't seen this since I was 14 but I remember the cockpits being cool as hell. That one with with arcade style gun control was great. And the episode with the Go Lion style pilots that got old pulled on my heartstrings. Never finished it though
eat wendies buns
>>20407876no biggie, just a battle suit underneath her skirt.>>20408664the best scene.Van was like "not sure what's next but imma chill & walking around somewhere", at the end of the series.
>>20413633Woo was only a soldier and a blood source to the him.
>>20409936Watched episode 9 as of now.
Easily my favourite show. Perfectly paced despite the early episodes feeling a bit slow and aimless when starting out. Almost considered dropping it just because it wasn't really going anywhere, and then you reach the Claw reveal. Instantly revitalized my interest and kept me going until the end. Rewatched it with my gf at the time a few years ago, now my wife. Trying to drag one of my friends who is super into Geass into it because they share so many staff. Just such a great anime that gets how to seed plot to make every episode matter in the end. Felt like the same sort of feeling as going through GGG for the first time. Where everything feels monster of the week, but you realize after the fact that everything had been leading up to that one point, and suddenly everything clicks. Helps too having something as unique as a revenge based plot where the entire time, everyone is telling the protagonist that he needs to move beyond his pain and find a purpose. Then the protagonist tells everyone to fuck off and simply finds peace after fucking murking the monster who stole his wife from him.Still cry every time I watch the Eldora V episode.
>>20404622It's a fun show, I like how little bits from the early episodes are referenced later on
>>20416477Yeah, I think the three part mid-season climax is pretty strong. Especially enjoy when literally everyone just keeps on showing up in that greenhouse (?), while you have Van fighting his own battle almost on the side
>>20406709I liked it. Probably could have been animated by a better studio and I miss the 2D mecha but I did get very similar GxS vibes as it kept going
Wow, the show is hard to watch on a 65 in 4k television. Back to watching on my 5 in screen
>>20417898It's kind of a running thing with Taniguchi shows. It was in Back Arrow and Active Raid, and to an extent Code Geass as well. Still need to watch ID-0, Planetes and Ryvius, but I'm looking forward to seeing if they're similar.
>>20419860> Active Raidaww shieet, never knew Goro Taniguchi was in it beside GxS.it's really an enjoyable fun show.
>>20419963>>20419860I miss it
>>20420745>>20404759>>20404749>>20404748I like hips
>>20404622It was alright, a very comfy watch.
>>20404814 I had a similar experience with my kohai after we both had graduated college. She reciprocated, confessing she always wondered how things might have been different if we dated in college instead of just being close friends. We lived together for about half a year but she ultimately decided that wasn't the kind of relationship she wanted with me. So we're still good friends and platonic lovers, which is a better outcome than most people get.
>>20406259I dislike the pipes, thats all
Damn, bump limit in less than a week.
IDK what's all the code geass thing you are talking about anons, but should I remember that gxs was ok while code geass sucks massive ass? It was the perfect show for 12 years old dark edgy emo teenagers. If you like it, well... :D
>want to reply to anons and keep posting about this show and see more art>10aaaa>>20423892Aaaaa...I still love her>>20412161>Where it gets complex is more just trying to keep track of everyone's current planIdk if I'm in a proper mental condition to follow something this detailed rn, but I want to wach this show at some point>>20412173Wa ha>>20416477>>20417908The mid-season bit was a bit more hype than what felt like a rushed last few episodes>Still cry every time I watch the Eldora V episode.teared up at the clip despite knowing nothing about the show, was convincing enough to watch, I love those retarded fucks and Carlos>>20417898>>20419860>callbacks and rando fucks showing up again to helpthis is my favourite>>20424068n-new thread?
>>20426825I kinda did want to know why you felt the show was anticlimactic. It did pretty much exactly what it told you it was going to do, were you expecting more?
>>20426844the pacing just felt a bit different and Dr Claw's plan was only hinted at constantly, I think maybe Michael plot and a bunch of things wrapping up/going on at the same time instead of giving more focus on each thread and maybe something more than the briefest of celebrations and departures might have been it. I wanted to know what the characters would be doing after and what the fuck Michael's problem is, maybe the issue is that I watched the show too quickly. I guess the ending just had me wanting more? Or maybe a squeakquel even though the show did wrap up very nicely.sorry if this post is incoherent, I'm having a mental breakdown rn
>>20426860Maybe that's what it was. I don't think the show ever had a tendency to linger on dramatic, emotional moments even apart from that. Really does feel like Van himself personally directed it.
>>20426879>tendency to linger on dramatic, emotional momentsThere was some time spent on Michael but I was too immensely frustrated and retarded to understand what was even happening. I sort of did expect Wendy to shoot him with her one bullet after it was revealed he's part of the bad guys but uh>Really does feel like Van himself personally directed it.Like, a movie director?