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Gundam NT

By Andrew Osmond. This blog frequently highlights the fact that many Gundam anime are designed to be accessible to newcomers. Gundam NT, quite honestly, isn’t one of them.…

All the Anime

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The Story of Animerama: Legacy

The Animerama trilogy officially ended in 1973 with the failed release of Belladonna of Sadness and the closure of Mushi Productions.  That...

Renaissance Josei

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Anime ABC’s, My Favorite Anime Character for Each Letter of the Alphabet

So I know a good idea when I steal one. This being one of said ideas. Of course, I kid. We give credit where it’s due; always. I…

Phoenix Talks Pop Culture Japan

VG Pulse 366: Rainbow Unicorn Vomit

This week on VG Pulse, we’re roasting alive!! We start off with side notes of Aki’s new obsession with Digimon cards and talk of our upcoming trip to…

Anime Pulse

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Gundam Unicorn is the sequel to Gundam Double Zeta

Maybe this is a hidden secret or maybe it isn’t, but I said it. Even if the time frame and their formats are different, Gundam Unicorn and Gundam…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

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Winx Club: 6 Reasons Nabu Was a Gary Stu — #3: Getting Away With a Crime

Here’s a recap of why I’m writing this series. In a video ranking the Winx couples, YouTuber Unicorn of War dismissed my criticism that Nabu was too perfect…

Prattler's Paradise

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Gunpla Pre-orders and New Releases for July-August 2021

Have you been watching the Olympics? Fans were delighted to see that the 1:1 Gundam Unicorn served as a landmark during the cycling portion of the triathlon, even…

Gunpla 101

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Winx Club: 6 Reasons Nabu Was a Gary Stu — #2: Mr. Magical Swiss Army Knife

Here’s a recap of why I’m writing this series. In a video ranking the Winx couples, YouTuber Unicorn of War dismissed my criticism that Nabu was too perfect…

Prattler's Paradise

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Anibros Podcast Episode 148 – Mobile Suit Anibros Part 3: Stardust Unicorn

Surprise! We actually weren’t done talking about Gundam. In part 3 of our series, we discuss Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory, and…

ANIBROS ☆ CREATIVE

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Winx Club: 6 Reasons Nabu Was a Gary Stu — #1: No Meaningful Flaws

In a video ranking the Winx couples, YouTuber Unicorn of War dismissed my criticism that Nabu was too perfect by saying, “Why can’t we just have good men?”…

Prattler's Paradise

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Shukou Murase’s Visual Masterpiece | Gundam: Hathaway

Seldom is a movie so addicting that I find myself rewatching it within a day. Even most good films hit the spot just right that I can give…

Sakura Sunrise

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Record of Grancrest War (Episode 17) – Two Heroes

Milza grows tired of waiting for backup that will likely never come. Even worse, he hopes not to put Marrine in danger. So, there’s just one thing to…

The Otaku Author

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The Green Cat v2

One of Orphan's earliest Tezuka Osamu projects was the set of six OVAs known as the Lion Books: 1 The Green Cat 1983 2 Rain Boy 1983 3…

Collectr's Blog

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Record of Grancrest War (Episode 11) – The Fall of Castle Unicorn

Villar appears to have the upper hand, but then a massive fleet from Nord approaches. It would appear that his time has come, but there is one thing…

The Otaku Author

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Ohoshi-sama no Rail

I'm not sure how I feel about the 1993 movie Ohoshi-sama no Rail ( Rail of Stars ). Based on a 1983 autobiographical novel by Kobayashi Chi...

Collectr's Blog

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Anime Review 174 Gundam Narrative

I don’t understand Gundam Narrative. Honestly after watching this ZZ, Twilight Axis and F91 my standards for the U.C gradually lowered. As such I love the U.C Gundam…

TakamakiJoker Anime Reviews

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Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative (Collector’s Edition Blu-ray) Unboxing

One of the more recent Gundam films and a sequel to Unicorn lands its way into the UK, so let’s take a look at the collector’s set.

The Normanic Vault

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Nutcracker Fantasy

There are few stories that are more strongly tied to Christmas than that of The Nutcracker .  It has been impressed upon two centuries of ch...

Renaissance Josei

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Bandai Cup Noodle Model Kit Compared To Nissin Original Cup Noodle

I believe it was in October of 2019 when Nissin Japan's Twitter feed posted a mockup of a Cup Noodle that was assembled as a model kit.  The...

Tokyo Excess

Hope and Happiness in The Fantastic Adventures of Unico

Elizabeth James discusses The Fantastic Adventures of Unico, and the way the film conveys a message of hope amid sadness.

Anime Herald

My 5 Favorite Anime Endings

It’s the end of 2020… nearly. For December, I’m taking another hiatus to do some fiction writing. While I wouldn’t call it a grand finale, given how rough…

Sakura Sunrise

Unicorns Aren’t Horny Vol 1 Review

I love a good pun title, and Unicorns Aren’t Horny is a good pun. However, it’s not an accurate title, as Uni the unicorn is horny, in both…

Al's Manga Blog

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 92: Unico in the Island of Magic

Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode! Happy Spooky Season! This month, j...

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast - ep 92: Unico in the Island of Magic

Subscribers! Be sure to go to the blog to read the description easier & check out links for this episode!Happy Spooky Season! This month, just in time for…

The Anime Nostalgia Podcast

Mobile Suit Gundam: Unicorn, My First Gundam Series

Mobile Suit Gundam is the pinnacle of the mecha genre and has been astonishing fans for decades with classic after classic. Whether in the “Universal Century” canon or…

Sakura Sunrise

Ani-Gamers Podcast #144 – Blaseball! It's Baseball with an L!

The forbidden book has been opened and the umpire's eyes are glowing red. That's right, it's time to play ball! Former Crunchyroll host Elliot Trinidad (@nameoftheyear) and game…

Ani-Gamers

Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn: A Journey Through UC History

This is a series in which I’ve watched the beginning episodes an infinite amount of times. This series appeared in 2010 when I was in college and going…

Mechanical Anime Reviews

#207 : The Fantastic Adventures of Unico

Take one… Sanrio… a company known for all that is ‘kawaii’, cute… the home of the beloved feline, Hello Kitty. Sanrio was also at one time a film production…

The Classic Anime Museum

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The Decade in Review: The English Language Adaptation Industry and Fandom Part 2

And now it’s on to the second part of my decade review of the English language adaptation industry as well as fandom, which of course cove...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

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The Decade in Review: The Japanese Industry

I said I wouldn’t be updating this blog for a while, but I remembered that I was working on a two-post "decade in review" which I had star...

The Melancholic Middle Aged Anime Fan

Azur Lane the Animation Ep 12 FINAL Review: The War Still Goes On...

Hi Everyone! This is my Azur Lane Episode 12 Review and it is the Final Episode!As Enterprise and Akagi meet face to face, Eugen suspected that the missile…

Hall of Anime Fame

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Year 1 Issue 11

Arcadia Dragnet, Year 1, Issue 11   March 11 - 17, 2020 Welcome back to Arcadia Dragnet, folks, how're you all holding…

Arcadia Dragnet

Azur Lane the Animation Ep 11 Review: The Enemy of my Enemy is my Friend

Hi Everyone! This is my Azur Lane Episode 11 Review and after three months' of delay, will the show delivered what they couldn't three months ago?In the past,…

Hall of Anime Fame

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Otafu Susume 16 – Ecchi Manga With Feelings (My Dress-Up Darling)

My Dress-Up Darling, an ecchi manga with feelings! Who would have thought a fan service manga would make my wife cry.

ANIBROS ☆ CREATIVE

Gundam Unicorn - What is Laplace's Box?

In this video I will discuss what the elusive object of all ideological desire, Laplace's Box, is, how it functions and what it reveals to us about the…

Nyard

Lupin III and Captain Harlock's Makio Inoue passes away

Voice actor Makio Inoue has passed away at the age of 80 following health complications after a chronic heart attack. It was announced by his talent agency Aoni…

littleanimeblog.com

#120: Kara

Age: 38 Location: Newport News, VA, USA When did you discover anime? Anime has always been part of my life in some form—I watched Unico as a kid…

Anime Origin Stories

Tom’s World Interview with Art Director Hiromasa Ogura

In this long interview, art director Hiromasa Ogura talks about his early career, Tomcat’s Big Adventure, Royal Space Force, Ryūtarō Nakamura, Mamoru Oshii, Gainax, Kobayashi Production, and …

Heisei Etranger

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Unico

Osamu Tezuka created many, many manga over the course of his career. Some were long-spanning and ambitious, exploring philosophical, even ex...

Renaissance Josei

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Top 10 DMP Manga That Should Be Rescued

Once again, the rumor mill is churning about Digital Manga Publishing's future as one Kickstarter is all but confirmed to be dead and other...

Renaissance Josei

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Living and Dead

I reviewed The Book of Happiness by AWASAKA Tsumao ( 泡坂妻夫, 1933-2009) last year. That book was characterised by a bit of trickiness tha...

My Japanese bookshelf

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Thoughts about Toonami 2016 and Hopes for 2017

Well, Toonami had a fairly decent year. Even with 3 1/2 hours, we still had a lot of good stuff (and Dimension W) come to the block. And…

[the jinxed darkstar blog]

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Anison Singer Aimer Collaborates with Taka from ONE OK ROCK and Ling Tosite Sigure’s TK

Since her debut on NO.6's opening theme, it's safe to say that Aimer's stock has been soaring pretty high. Her music career has propelled her forward, giving her…

Anime Instrumentality

First Impressions: Spring 2016 – Part 2

Well here’s the next part of the past few days new releases! Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE 0096 My Hero Academia Pan de Peace! Kumomiko: Girl Meets Bear…

Caraniel's Ramblings

OtakuGeneration (Show #487) Fall Impressions

  Shownotes :: (show 487) :: (website) :: (podcast feed) :: (direct download) :: (direct iTunes link) With Fall Impressions, recorded live October 5th, 2014. This week started watching…

otakugeneration's Podcast

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Pokemon Unicorn Brotherhood Episode 4: Char

This episode. Goddamn. It’s almost 30 minutes long. If you know all the references, then you’re a good person. This episode contains the first trainer battle with our…

Daily Anime Podcast

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17 June 2014: One Week Friends

yo, I talk about One Week Friends and the progress on Pokemon Unicorn Brotherhood, remember to always walk the path of the Wu! right click, save as to…

Daily Anime Podcast

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Pokemon Unicorn Brotherhood Episode 3: Frau

This episode came a little late, but here it is y’all. Dream sequences didn’t feel right for this episode, so it’s a little bit different.I don’t know why,…

Daily Anime Podcast

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Pokemon Unicorn: Brotherhood Episode 2 Cherrygrove City

I had to rewrite this episode a couple of times. Originally the dream sequence wasn’t even in there, hence why the first couple of drafts just didn’t feel…

Daily Anime Podcast

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OtakuGeneration (Show #469) Hataraku Maou-sama

  Shownotes :: (show 469) :: () :: () :: () :: () With Hataraku Maou-sama, recorded live June 1st, 2014. This week we talked about Hataraku Maou-sama. Join…

otakugeneration's Podcast