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wheres my hype train at? just a few more days

Episode 5: Friday, March 24, 2017
Episode 6: Friday, April 28, 2017
Episode 7: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Episode 8: Friday, June 30, 2017
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>>15314004
no PV2 yet, WTF?
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>>15314004

>Mobile Suit Gundam THUNDERBOLT
>There's no Thunderbolt Gundam

What's the fucking point?
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>>15314035
Thunderbolt Gundam is gonna be Io's final upgrade
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>>15314004
no hype train
atlas is too ugly
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>>15314040
4 U
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>>15314004
I'm more hyped to read the anime only reactions desu
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I'm really curious how this is going to pan out. As of Volume 9, it still feels like they're setting up the arc. Io and Daryl haven't even met again
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>>15314004
peg leg a shit. Io a best.
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>>15314004
Your hype train is wrecked in the ravine.
Thunderbolt should have been a high budget 26 episodes series from the beginning, not some gimped commercial for the manga.
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>>15314973
all gundam shows are commercial for gunpla
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>>15314985
Some are proper pieces of work and long running series with proper animation and direction.
Thunderbolt just felt like a TV spot.
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>>15314989
UC sucks tho
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>>15314004
>Atlas
wew lad, even Mermaid Gundam is better looking than this
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>>15314004
just watched the first season just than it was so much fun
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Thunderbolt is basically UC filler right?
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>>15317043

>"You want ova-quality UC content? Fucking fine faggots, but if you don't buy the models we're never going to do UC shit again"
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I'm excited but fuck Atlas Gundam feels like such a major step down from the Full Armor. Going from such a full figured girl to a lanky pile of ball joints on space skis is sad.
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>0079 is about the destructiveness of war and the evolution of humanity.
>War in the Pocket is about the effects of war on normal citizens.
>Thunderbolt is about _______________________.

Fill in the blank.
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Oh boy i cant wait for a ball gundam jobbing to a quadriplegic
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>>15318080
Acquiring a taste for Free-Form Jazz?
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>>15318115
Sort of.

IMO Thunderbolt was about war pushing people to their breaking points, and the shit they're willing to suffer through in order to push back. It's not about the horrible grim-dark depressing state of war, but the manic, chaotic, unpredictability of it, as symbolized by the free-form jazz soundtrack.

Honestly Thunderbolt is probably one of my favorite iterations of Gundam. I don't get why everyone else hates it.
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>>15318080
Ptsd and ethics?
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>>15318080
It doesn't matter how good you think you are or how noble your goals are, in the end war brings out the worst in all of us.
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>>15317982
>ball joints
It is a Ball though...
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>>15318125
>Honestly Thunderbolt is probably one of my favorite iterations of Gundam. I don't get why everyone else hates it.
Read past the first arc
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>>15318125
>Honestly Thunderbolt is probably one of my favorite iterations of Gundam. I don't get why everyone else hates it.

People hate it because it's shit. The animation is good, the music is good (wether you think jazz really has a setting in a dynamic war story) but the story itself is fucking stupid. Go read the manga and weep. It's bottom of the barrel drivel even for Gundam manga standards. And that's saying something since Gundam mangas are in general very very bad. Thunderbolt though is so bad you'd wish someone had dropped a colony over the fucktards at sunrise/bandai or whoever approved of this shit.
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>>15318080
Fan wank and screeching noises called jazz
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>>15314004
Wait, this wasn't a one shot anime OVA?! Jeez I'm hyped! The first one was great!
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>>15319681
Is manga that bad? The S1 was IMO better than a lot of other Gundam UC.
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>>15319681
>plotfaggotry
Dude, just stop.
You "suspension-of-disbelief" types embarrass yourselves with this sort of rambling.

And however silly the manga is (by the way, the manga is pretty much irrelevant now to 90+% of Thunderbolt fans) it doesn't invalidate that, by your own acknowledgement, great animation.

I can understand not wanting to watch a demo reel for an hour or two, but the plot is a perfectly adequate vehicle for the real action and atmosphere here. Yeah, sure it may not win any Oscars, but it's not "shit"just because it has a simple plot and doesn't have decompressed story beats.
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>>15318125
I felt the setting of the story, the Thunderbolt sector, can also symbolize the unpredictability and chaos of war since it's pretty much a every man for himself situation with the countless amounts of debris that can kill from out of nowhere and the sudden thunder storms
I really enjoyed season one, hopefully the second one is not as bad as apparently is, but I really don't like the Atlas and it feels out of place from an early UC setting, especially shortly after OYW
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whats the deal with the mini fuckgguys anyway?
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>>15319793
this! i thought this bitch was over. OOO weee this is good news.
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>>15314035
>Implying the name of the show automatically names the main gundam
> No "Seed" Gundam
> No "War in the Pocket" Gundam
> No "Stardust" Gundam
> No "Orphan" Gundam
> No "Reconguista" Gundam
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>>15322075
>No "Orphan" Gundam
Yet.
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>>15322075
None of those sound as cool as "Thunderbolt"
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>>15322125
My only problem is that there's like five Full Armor Gundams already. It could have used another code name to go with that.
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>>15314004
Doesn't this turn to shit after the first act which was already animated?
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>>15322675
Thunderbolt Gundam is gonna be Io's final upgrade
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>>15324841

Fuckin' howler-monkey lookin' ass
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dont you die on me hype train, just 1 more week!
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>>15319681
I've read the manga and it's not that bad. It's average, actually a little better than the usual Gundam manga variety.
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I just want a Gundam Sentinel adaptation. the S-Gundam is one of my favorite /m/ designs of all time.
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>>15327556
Well, just wait for Thunderbolt '89
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>>15314004
Wait what, S2 is already airing?!?!?!?
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>>15327827
Starts on the 24th last I checked.
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>>15327948
Ohhhh Episode 5 of the entire SERIES, I thought he was saying that episodes 1-4 for SEASON 2 came out already
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>>15314999
Get the flying fuck out of here.
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>>15322125
Stardust and orphan sound pretty legit
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4R-W--pKRw

I may know whats coming but Daryl Loren FTW
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>>15329483

Is that Miss Elvis-Hair?
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>>15314004

Well, I hope it has better leadership than the first part did.
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>>15334515
You'll see.
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>>15324841

I really hope he isn't Yazan Gable before he became the man we see in Zeta.
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>>15334515
It has Sugita as a delinquent captain
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>>15335579

Oooooohhhhhhhh dear.
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>>15331004
No, it's the friend engineer and Miss Tattoos.
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>yfw the Captain survived
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>>15337319

If it's Claudia, that doesn't bode well.

She couldn't even make Graham's final act mean something worthwhile.
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Bianca is best girl?
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1st 5 minutes PV tomorrow
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>>15338339
a 5 minute preview? thats 1/4 of the show already.....
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How much UC do I need to have seen to watch Thunderbolt?
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>>15339042
everything
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>More UC-AU garbage.

I'd rather have AGE season 4 then this.
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>>15339053
Seriously? I thought it spun off the OYW
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>>15339258

It does.
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>>15339477
So why do I need to watch past 0079?
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>>15335010
Well Yazan Gable survives everything that was thrown at him and somehow made it to the end of the century so it wouldn't be all bad for Io.
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>>15339529
He's just saying you should just watch everything
You really only need to have a vague recollection of the events of 0079 like who the factions are and where does it end
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>>15339042
Only 0079

This isn't canon tho so it doesn't really matter
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>>15339667
>>15339674
Sweet, thanks
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Will the soundtrack have people who can actually sing in English this time?
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>>15314004
The first was miles better that IBO, 0080, Gundam-san, and Turn A combined, hoping this will do the same.
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>>15338274
**Spoilers** She actually gets brainwashed(?) to join some Buddhists. Io finds out however and is trying to get her back(?). Still waiting for more translated manga. Somewhat pic related
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>>15341142

To be fair, she may not have been brainwashed.

She may be suffering from memory loss due to Oxygen Deprivation given she was shot before being ejected into space while in a compromised Normal Suit.
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I need the webm of Rick Dom BTFOing the GMs
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>>15342232
Here's the scene from the manga
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And the anime changed the GM pilot getting bisected into a boy.
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>>15342232
It has a good dose of both Zaku and GM suffering.
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>>15342355
Thank you
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Is it established how much training Claudia or any of the children sent to fight in the Brotherhood had?

Watching Gravity Front at least, it seemed like the Federation was just throwing troops into the fight with little training as the situation grew desperate, and I assume that's what they did with the Brotherhood in Thunderbolt.
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>>15342713
The Children had 6 weeks of MS training
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>>15342355
Why is it like this across all UC material, RGMs might get a kill but they're never on screen when it happens. Its mostly shots coming from off screen, but when a Zeek kills a Fed the Zeon MS is always in the shot when it happens?
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>>15343389
GMs are destined to be jobbers

Also wasn't there supposed to be a new PV today?
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>>15343401

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AObfxbRx-C8
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>>15343424
Someone said there was supposed to be a new 5 minute preview >>15338339

Guess they were full of shit
The real thing comes out in 3 days
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>>15343371

Was that even enough time?
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>>15322125
naming something thunderbolt is the exact opposite of cool
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I haven't seen Thunderbolt, should I watch the ova or the movie?
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>>15344363
does not matter
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>>15344383
I want a more conclusive answer.
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>>15344637
they're both the same except for a few added scenes at the end of the movie
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>>>/vip/
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>>15344646
So movie then, arigathanks gozaimuch.
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>>15344646
What does the movie add? Is it worth rewatching?
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just watched OVA 5, animation took a nosedive and they changed the Railgun design for no reason

ABQ battle shown introducing the S2 characters as in the manga
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>>15344250
Amuro just read the fucking manual
The kids technically got more prepartion than he did, though they were all younger than him and probably just learned how to move, shoot, and saturate things with mass artillery fire which is why most of them are in GM Cannons or Guncannons
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>>15346163
How was ABQ? Shit was tight in the manga
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Yey we are brothers
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>>15314004
The next 4 months are gonna be great.
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>>15318080
food for the soul
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>>15347545
Man, that doesn't look so good
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>>15344637
I honestly prefer watching the 4 episodes.
Two of the transitions in the movie where episodes ended are really jarring.
Episode+end titles then straight into the next is the way to go tbqh bbq. There are a few little bits of animation at the end of December Sky, but no new voicework and it feels really tacked on. I'd really suggest just watching the last tiny bit of animation after watching the 4 episodes.

That's just me though. You can't exactly go wrong, but I've had a friend ask what was up and I had to explain that that was where a transition was. It is noticeable.
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Are they still ip blocking anime on the Japanese PSN? Apparently you can rent it there or something.
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>>15347545
That actually looks really cool.
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I really want to enjoy this but that fucking Jazz just kills it for me

I can deal with this Fairy Tail-esque music in IBO or J Pop in Seed... but Jazz? No sir.
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>>15348809
it's not even jazz, just ear raping trash
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>>15348816
Never been a friend of Jazz so I can't compare.
But Jesus Yamato what were they thinking
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>>15348816
>>15348841
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4sEcIHG0Yc
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>>15349532
I actually really like the backpack thing Thunderbolt does.
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when is the episode coming out exactly tomorrow?
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>>15347545
>>15347945
It'd look better if the head visor plate thing was the same colour as their chest.
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>>15349541
not a backpack
sub legs
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>>15349577
OVA 5 will be available in 5 hours and 20 minutes, noon JST
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>>15349754
Will there be a simultaneous english release or is it JP only?
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>>15318080
Proximity to tragedy, I'd say. The show/movie tended to focus on that a lot.

>GMs getting beated by snipers before cutting to 4 MS sniper pilots shooting the shit about girls.
>Whatsherface being completely unaware of how much her crew hates her, and dying for it.
>Karla going from being sad about working for Zeon, to getting consumed with terror when she sees a battle up close.
>The cheery GM pilot kids.
>The feddies trying their best to convince the Zeon soldiers not to blow themselves up.

All the big narrative moments and twists revolve around characters having their understanding of the world upended by violence.
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>>15318198
HE WAS A BALL THE WHOLE TIME!!!
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at least the story is getting somewhere with the submarine arriving at the underwater Dolos

cover says the Atlas activates so it should see come action
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>>15349532
I want all the Thunderbolt versions of mobile suits in a G Gen game real soon. The DLC for Genesis really wet my thirst
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they fixed the Guntank, shoulder mounted huge cannons are gone, now mounted on the back
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OVA 6, as expected, will cover the Antarctic battle

Guncannon Aqua got a recolor
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>>15350878
Is there a poster for OVA 5?
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It's up on Gundaminfo

There are monks singing and shit KEK
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>>15350878
Grublo
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Anyone else think there was a drop in animation with S2? I just rewatched S1 last night so it's fresh on my mind. Definitely a drop.
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https://youtu.be/Dl7GJBFpTW8

KIIITAAAA
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Why are the acguys so small?
What's with the two seater Guntank personnel carrier?
What are the things with gundam heads and federation emblems?
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>>15314973
Agreed. I'd rather have UC wank over the shit stain that relies on shock value called IBO
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>>15347945
Is this like the Hazel where it's just a GM with a Gundam head?
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>>15350968
Yes, they're literally called Gundam heads
The unit that uses them switches to Ground Gundams for the current arc
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Nothing really happened this episode lol
"THAT JAZZ THO!!!!"
eh
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>>15350960
One of the monitors seemed to refer to them as GHeads.
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>>15347545
lol the ones in the back don't even have animated faces
hahahah fucking a love that budjet cuts
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>>15350991
>hahahah fucking a love that budjet cuts
seriously there are a lot of budget cuts this time around
I noticed it instantly
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>>15350972
>>15350983
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>>15351001
i bet that color is P-bandai
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>>15351006
It's like their primary market is Japan or something.
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>>15351001
That says Ground Type Gundam.

Why is the model kit blue?
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>>15351010
the brown one is from the Sean side story and it has some small differences
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The unit that uses them likes the color scheme of the Thunderbolt GMs, so their Ground Gundams have them, too. The GGs in Thunderbolt have a lot more apparent parts commonality with GMs
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>>15350874
kind of disappointed that they changed the Type-61 color scheme that the manga went with. But it still looks great none the less.
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>>15350874
I'm sad that they did the breach with the cannons instead of having the Guntank ram the fucking wall at full speed.
Also they cut the scene where the soldiers empty a mag into the portrait of Degwin
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>>15351047
they skipped the Acguy VS GMs Kai battle and no signs of it in the 6 PV...
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>>15351085
Those scenes probably weren't ready for the PV. I'm guessing it'll open with Io on the colony getting assigned to Atlas, then the Antarctic battle for half the episode with Daryl's battle in the second half
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Is this still studio 1? They were slacking a bit.
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>>15350975
Nothing really happened? I guess we didn't watch the same episode then. Lots of stuff happened
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>>15351110
budget and talent went to Twilight Axis, probably
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This one was really bad.
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>>15351116
I hope they don't drop then ball on the later episodes, it's be a shame to let the new designs go to waste
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>>15351118
I wouldn't say it was bad but I expected better.
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>>15350874
HA. I remember months ago saying that the shoulder mounted cannons were stupid.
Glad they fixed that.
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>>15350874
>they fixed the Guntank, shoulder mounted huge cannons are gone, now mounted on the back
>>15351029
>kind of disappointed that they changed the Type-61 color scheme that the manga went with. But it still looks great none the less.
HG WHEN?!?!
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>>15348809
I don't understand how someone can be so confident, proud even, of their shit tier taste

How old are you?
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I just want to see Daryl's upgrade, but if he fights the Atlas in the Acguy I can accept that too
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>>15351158
He should get a Kampfer
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>>15351170
I really wished for a Kaempfer, Dolmel, Zeon's Gundam, or a brand new design but right now the manga points to another Psyco Zaku...
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>>15350878
Why does Bianca give me the hardest boner
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Not sure if the page I saw was from a different manga but doesn't Io get cucked here?
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dat bianca tho
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Autist Gundam still looks like crap

Good music though
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>>15351348
Only daryl plays good muzak
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>>15351190
because she's Io with tits
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I don't hate Atlas, but damn, it really sticks out compared to the rest of the OYW aesthetic.
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>>15351442
It's grown on me a little after seeing it in action. Only a little, though, it still looks subpar.
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>>15351400
>because she's Io with tits
It IS rather strange the Engineer's love interest is his best bud with tits...

>>15351442
>I don't hate Atlas, but damn, it really sticks out compared to the rest of the OYW aesthetic.
>>15351452
>It's grown on me a little after seeing it in action. Only a little, though, it still looks subpar.
I like it better as an HG Model than as an Early UC Mobile Suit, though it does help that it uses my idea of building an MS around a Ball.
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>>15351534
>It IS rather strange the Engineer's love interest is his best bud with tits...
No not really. They say happiness is marrying your bestfriend after all.
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>>15319681
i don't like or care about any of the characters, MS, or story
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Rad dudes.
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>>15346163
>changed the Railgun design for no reason
For the better.
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ITT: https://youtu.be/M4sEcIHG0Yc
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Finally a Gundam character I can relate to.
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>>15351772

Are you kidding? This was amazing! It's probably my favorite Gundam so far.

Look, the past few years haven't been good for the franchise. We're getting more and more of the AU shit, and then we had Unicorn which rapidly turned into an AU at the end.

Here, this is basically as gritty as Gundam has ever been. You don't even have stupid standbys like Peace Princesses or magical peace particles, it's just the last desperate days of WWII.

Like, I don't understand why you wouldn't like it. It's basically everything I've wanted from Gundam, ever. (This is, to my mind, darker than the 08th MS Team.)
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>>15352126
>grim is good
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>>15352132

What's wrong with that? Gundam's fundamentally a story about war. All the iconic moments of 0079 are from the latter half, where things start getting really grim.

Like, this is a war story, man. People are going to die. Because that's what happens when you fight in a war. Are you saying that War in the Pocket wasn't grim?
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>>15350436
Now I really want a Master Grade of this.
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>>15350947
Seems like for some reason along with Bianca there were a lot more female pilots in this episode.
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>tfw this is the only anime worth watching this season, let alone this year

where did it all go so wrong
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>>15352126
The problem with Thunderbolt, at least to me, is that it is very cheap with the "gritty" aspect throughout the run. Sure it was amazing how Io shot a zeek from inflitrating the cockpit, but then there's much more ridiculous things like sending Feddie kids as scapegoat where the themes are just so basic and forced in for the sake of drama. The loss of limbs to pilot the Psycho Zaku, the deus ex thunderbolts, and such really rob the attention to what could have been a amazing story if these plot aspects are either fixed or even taken out. It is fair to say it's a nice step for the Gundam franchise in comparison to recent entries, but Thunderbolt is still lacking a lot of substance and is, from my opinion, far from being a classic Gundam entry.

Also, it gets a hell lot worse with the current manga arc that season 2 is adapting, but I won't put that in the way of how I feel about the show at its peak.
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>>15352192
>ridiculous things
Politics can be ridiculous
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>>15352192
>sending Feddie kids as scapegoat
What?
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>>15352192

The story of Thunderbolt is very simple. They're trying to take their homeland back, like the Polish fighters or the Cuban refugees in exile. It's not hard to be willing to do everything to do it.

More, it's the last days of the war. Everyone's acting like there's no tomorrow, because there isn't. Zeon is pulling out everything it has, because the situation is really that desperate.

If you have something that turns a cripple into a super-soldier, NOW IS THE TIME TO USE IT.
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>>15352085
>Zeon summed up in one image
Any good screens of Bianca? She soloed a Mobile Armor in a GM, that's pretty good.
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>>15352226

I'll admit, some of the stranger Suits look a bit weird now, like the G-fighter and so on. It's just so bizarre to see a GM-half dangling out of a jet.

Same for the Psycommu Zaku, which fucking kicked ass. You'd think that Zeon would've invested in more stuff like that instead of useless superweapons.
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>>15352224
people will argue it's against everything about a heroic white tin can and its pilot with doing justice, killing every pure evil in its path to save the universe
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>>15352244

To be fair, that didn't really happen in MSG. In fact, 0079 is really unusual because the final battle is actually a grudge match. Char and Amuro are basically two rival aces, but they're small points in the massive battle.

Like, Amuro never meets Gihren, even though Amuro seems to be able to sense that Gihren is responsible for all this. (He can even pinpoint where he is.) It's Kycilla who shoots Gihren, and it's Char who murders Kycilla immediately afterward.

In a modern Gundam series, Gihren would show up in the Gihren Gundam, and Char / Amuro would team up to fight him. Then he'd give a speech about how he's actually doing all of this because of a power-trip, and waves of Newtype energy would make everyone stop fighting.

I'm pretty sure 00 ended that way.
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>>15352192
>very cheap with the "gritty" aspect throughout the run
Reminder that the author the Thunderbolt is the same guy from Front Mission Dog Life/Dog Style.
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>>15352313
You would never see the USN committing such atrocities.
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>>15352336

So much rape and gore in this i kept reading it for the edge factor.

That cameraman plot device is retarded but helps get thru different perspectives of that war over a fucking island.
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lol, these subs are horse shit
it looks like they hired someone who had a basic understanding of Japanese and no understanding of English
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>>15351190
A shame she's going to die.
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>>15352398
But she's still alive in the manga
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>>15352399
So are several characters who are dead in the OVA.
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>>15352336
I don't remember any of this shit happening in my game?
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>>15352453
dog life manga full of unnecessary violence

but the author really toned it down in thunderbolt
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>>15352213
I think anon is referring to how Io view the young replacement pilots as just canon fodder/distractions for his next big battle/thrill ride.
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>>15352680
Is he wrong?
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>>15352137

There's being tasteful and then there's indulging in grimness for the sake of it.
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>>15329483
Not sure how I feel about this
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>>15353302
About CPR?
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>>15352226
>Zeon summed up in one image
They're not Zeeks, or at least not anymore. The South Sea sect are the most retarded faction in all UC, they make Katajina look like a rational level headed villain.

>>15353149
Thunderbolt pushes the grimdark the wrong way, particularly when there's no time to get attached to any of the characters besides Darryl or Io. Most of it feels really Michael Bay.
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>>15353427
>no time to get attached to any of the characters
Like the anon that posted the Front Mission manga by the same author. Thats how Yasuo Ohtagaki writes his side characters.
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>>15352226

I assumed she just got lucky against the Bigro.

Though I'm questioning why that thing was even attacking her when Bigros are supposed to be going after battleship and the like.


>>15352233


> You'd think that Zeon would've invested in more stuff like that instead of useless superweapons.

Well, a lot of their Super Weapons weren't useless.

It was just bungling and user error that caused them to fail at their intended purpose.

Take the Solar Ray. It very well could have turned the tide of Gihren hadn't wasted the shot trying to stop a peace talk.

The Apsalus is another example. It's purpose would have been realized if Aina had followed through with the plan.

As for the Psycommu Zaku, that was only so useful in the long run given you need to have all four limbs replaced with cybernetics to use it properly.
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>>15353452

Just makes it worse, really.
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>>15353458
>why that thing was even attacking her
Besides all quadrants and fields at A Boa Qu were fubar, maybe the Bigro only got engaged in combat with her like Hughes in the 0081
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PQGW5PERsc
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>>15353483

I see.

Excellent animations and visuals on that. Was not aware that even existed till now.

Also, were those Zeon pilots commenting on that Zeong being piloted by Char or on the fact it was built without legs?
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>>15353526

Now that would have won Jaburo had it fired or not.
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>>15352403

What about Graham?
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A lot of cool kits that can come out of Thunderbolt S2
>Gelgoog Thunderbolt Version
>Royal Guard Zaku Thunderbolt Version
>ACGuy Thunderbolt Version
>Guncannon Bianca Custom
>Gouf Flight Type, probably mr favorite Thunderbolt MS
I actually like the gelgoog redesign. It's not amazing, but it is a bit better than the original gelgoog which I honestly didn't like as much as other Zeon mobile suits
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>>15353830
Don't forget the Guntank
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>>15353830
I can't see those gelgoog legs being any fun to pose but that was always the case with the big guy.
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>>15351149
no idea what you're talking about
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>>15353830

Personally, while this thing kicked all kind of ass, I can't help but think it looks so goofy.

Then again, it's basically a mini-Zeong! Seriously, why didn't they build more of this motherfucker instead of farting around with the Bigros and shit?
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is that a zanny?
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>>15354436
yep
Thunderbutt has Zannys
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>>15352005
They deserved better
At least they went out with style
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ha i remember these from gihrens greed

talk about obscure units
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SFU-X79 COLBET BOOSTER
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>>15353830
I want a kit of the GM Kai that Io briefly uses
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>>15354485
Dragonar?!
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>the special forces feddies didn't have the taticool gasmasks from the manga
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Does anyone know if HorribleSubs is doing season 2?
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>>15354485

> MY HEAD IS A PLANEEEEEE

In all fairness, that's a lot more efficient than the Base Jabber.
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first episode's animation quality seemed quite rushed compared to the episode 2 preview
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>>15353452
>>15353460
The refugee camp arc in the Front Mission manga was feels overload.
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I hated the Atlas before i saw it in action but it's actually pretty cool
I guess it's one of those things you gotta see in motion
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作者は一年戦争で戦うならGジェネオリジナル機ネティクスをジオングとガンダムで開発する必要がある
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MAaan that Jaaz came with it for my soul !!!!
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>>15354418
There was only one Psychommu Zaku gunpla; a piece of shit released back in the 80s. I'd kill for a new one.
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>>15353830
is bandai, dare i say, hit the goldmine this time?

the problem is IBO kits is still getting in the way
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>>15353830
>Royal Guard Zaku Thunderbolt Version

It's basically this with the different joints right? I don't ever expect Bandai to make an HG of it though.
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>>15354566
Same reason they don't do Spiderman's origin story in the Marvel Cinematic Universe; everybody knows what happens in Mobile WSuit Gundam, and we really don't need an RX-78-2 Ver Thunderbolt when FA-78 exists to tell us what it looks like. Just buy the MG and paint the model in RX-78-2 colors sans armor.
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That was awesome, and they removed the one major problem I had with S1, those godawful warbling English songs. The vocal track in this episode was much better, hopefully that shit from S1 is gone for good.
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>>15352257

00 ended with space aliums attacking.
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>>15355277
And UNDERSTANDING
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>>15355277

The series, not the movie. I honestly think the movie is bullshit.
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>>15355277

Kind of odd given Tomino said one of the points of Gundam was it was a Humancentric struggle.
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>>15355189
>they removed the one major problem I had with S1
I know, Glad Io had almost no screentime.
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>>15352462
Thank god.
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>>15357777
Io is such a great character who can make zeekfags like you lose you reading comprehension IRL.
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>>15354457
Oh damn. That's a design that I never thought would be used again in any capacity.
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>>15349532
Wheres the acguy kit???
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>>15358080
>Io is such a great character
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>>15354551
Same here. I didn't like it at first, and thought it was an ugly step down from the Full Armor, but seeing it in action is fucking rad.
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>>15363270
zeon scum
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>>15355189
I bet you don't even FINALY I AM YOA BEHBY.
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>>15355189
>>15364654
>Hating I'm Your Baby
>Hating Fan of the Hay
>Hating I'm So Alone
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So when exactly does Thunderbolt take place? I know it's in 0079. Is it in an alternate timeline or something?
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>>15364779
We are the only ones left best track
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>>15339666

Then what an interesting turn of events his life would have taken.
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>>15364779
>forgetting the Dreaming Girl in Me and White Day in the Blue

Seriously though, thunderbolt's OST is GOAT
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>>15364975
First arc takes place late in the OYW, with most of it occurring during the Battle of Solomon. (The Zeon ship that comes to the rescue is retreating from Solomon). Second arc takes place around 0080/0081, after the war and before Operation Stardust.

Don't worry about canon because Bandai/Sunrise don't give and have been contradicting themselves since the 80s.
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>>15358080
He's a complete cunt, though. For a while I thought he was supposed to be the antagonist, because he is totally unrelatable. His death, for me, is necessary for a satisfying conclusion. Of course, I have a feeling everyone dies in the end.
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>>15368510

> He's a complete cunt

To be honest, he has a pretty good reason for being one.

He could be a bigger one and it'd still be hard for me to fault him.
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>>15368256
This
Bandai has only ever cared about what is "official"
I don't get people who complain about thunderbolt being an """"AU"""" when Bandai has been retconning more advanced tech and Gundams into the OYW for decades
Their bottom line is to sell merch
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>>15368510
He's a pretty good guy though.

Now IBO, those are all cunts.




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