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ITT: We post like it's 1995.
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Voltron or Robotech?
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Starblazers will never be unseated
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What about Saber Rider?
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So glad nothing will ever top War in the Shit for worst Gundam entry. And the new Braves series is so shit compared to its predecessors, why is Goldran such felcher levels of ass sucklidge?
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I can hear mommy and daddy arguing downstairs and I'm sad.

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Second batch with 26-50 is out now. Full details about the upscale process are in the Nyaa posts, but basically, this is an upscale of the original SD version of SEED. It was done using a custom upscaling model trained specifically on the HD Remaster.

This version is based on the SD Blu-rays from Rightstuf, so the source is much cleaner than the original DVDs, and it's from hchcsen's remuxes, so they're as good as you can get.
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The thing is, the model has to be trained on the low res and high res versions of identical content. The problem is finding HD versions that are "good" comparisons. Unfortunately, there are many HD remasters that are overly denoised, so the model then becomes trained to remove a ton of background detail.

I've tried creating synthetic downscales of 16mm content (G-Gundam), effectively making my own pretend DVD encodes, then training against the original BD version. I then also added some 0080 DVD and BD comparisons into the training to give it some real world variety, and it's pretty effective, though it can smooth some details too. The 0080 training actually goes a long way towards improving line art though. Let me grab some test screencaps...
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Okay, so here's a raw DVD screencap. I have a few models I've been working on with varying results.
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(In case it wasn't obvious, that was upscaled to 1080p for comparison)

Here is my current "hybrid" model, which combines training data from the synthetic G-Gundam downscale, and 0080's DVD and BD versions. It is definitely smooth and perhaps overly sharpened to the eye, but it is the most consistent so far.
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This is with the synthetic G-Gundam training alone, which retains the grain, and is naturally somewhat softer, BUT it also sharpens the lines in very inconsistent ways at times. It also doesn't alleviate issues with the older transfer like the chromatic abberation and color bleed. On the other hand, the 0080 training data helps a lot with that, since it compared an older transfer to a newer one.
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Lastly, here was my idealistic attempt. Knowing this was a Toei production from around the same time, I figured there is no better comparison to use than the DBZ Dragon Box and the abandoned DBZ Level Sets, which were full of grain.

The problem was that I was unable to find a BDMV or Remux of the Level Sets, so I had to train against a slightly denoised encode. This unfortunately tainted the training, so it removes a shit ton of detail from certain background shots, but it otherwise has a really pleasing look to the outlines (though it doesn't do much anything for the color bleed).

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I need some wallpapers for my PC, and all the ones I have are from the 3:4 aspect ratio era. Please post wallpapers or other high-resolution /m/ art that looks awesome and could be converted into a wallpaper.
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Potato ed

>Symphogear XV+AXZ music
https://mega.nz/#F!mslXBKTT!cKifF2M0HFAdS3eXXoJQeA

>AXZ HiBiKi Radio Archive
https://mega.nz/#F!KkBXSYyZ!GJCB0XB95wQA4uCi4S6hhw

>GX Pastebin and Mega folder
http://pastebin.com/EeTkSpKa (embed)
https://mega.nz/#F!19FVyBzQ!eKkp4fzmcyybty7rY5r0mA!wptxxQzI

>Artbooks
https://pastebin.com/56g69j9j (embed)
>XV website

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Is there a chance she stops eating things she finds off the ground?
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Is there a gif or webm of Chris shooting Goku?
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fuck off

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Wake up, sleeping courage!

Previous and current news:
>Action Toys J-Decker revealed at WonFes 2024, currently at prototype stage
>New quarterly graphic novel series Brave Universe Sworgrader just began
>J-Decker HD Blu-ray/DVD slated for July
>GaoGaiGar and FINAL Discotek localization out now (includes Blockade Numbers and Pachislot clips)
>Hakaiou manga ongoing (Conqueror's Thralls arc), King J-Der side story by Tsunashima Shirou also ongoing
>SMP J-Decker slated for July
>Upcoming Koto kits: Great Fighbird, Da-Garn & GX Parts, Pegasus Saber, Land Bison, Seven Changer, Great Baan Gaan (8/24), Mach Sperion & Weapon Set
>Cross Frame Girl Goldy Marg & Stealth Gao II, Star GaoGaiGar Set slated for June, GaoFighGar in prototype stage
>Hobby Japan AMAKUNITECH Genesic GaoGaiGar slated for May, Sworgrader announced; AMAKUNI Genesic Head Display Model with new Guy voices slated for Sep-Oct 2024
>THE GATTAI Might Gaine out now, Might Kaiser for April, and Good Smile Shop exclusive Might Gunner for May, Seven Changer for September, Fighbird for March 2024, Granbird, Sky Saber and Land Bison in development

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>>22594202
thanks a ton
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>>22594267
as a newtype i completely understand how much you hate that thing
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>>22594267
I think it's really cool and satisfyingly well-designed.
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>>22594320
You're welco/m/e.
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I‘d be interested to know if there are any drawfags on /m/ that designed their own Mecha, or variations of existing mecha.
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Quite a few actually.
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Yeah sometimes.
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>>22591926
I like this fashion designer style sketch with mechs
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>>22591421
This is fucking awesome, keep posting.
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up you go
i'd contribute something but it's finals season for uni

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Would this concept work well? Star Wars with mecha?
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>>22588735
I just wanna see more Mecha stuff set outside the Sol System. I wanna see giant robots fighting on strange alien worlds.
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>>22592758
Multiple Transformers series do this.
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Hasbro tried something like this back around 2008 with their Transformers and Star Wars crossover line. It had characters piloting giant transforming mechs of themselves. I think the idea worked for faceless/helmeted characters like the clones and droids, but the idea of Luke building a giant mech of himself is a pretty silly one.
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Notably, these toys weren't designed by the normal Transformers team, which explains their wonky aspects.

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What's your favorite model kit?
Mine is the YMT-05 Hildolfr (pic unrelated)
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for me it's the real grade crossbone Gundam, the best model kit
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its only my third so far but my RG 1/44 Sazabi has been my favorite thus far, he's so cool and awesome, what should be my next build?
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Nice snapshit, reddit!

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>>22593853
There are people that call this good?
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>>22593853
>At least Eternal is in the next episode.
Lol it's not even the real Eternal
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>>22592714
Hotaro and a tree stump would have better chemistry than he ever has with Rinne
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>>22592855
It's comic book problems. Just because it doesn't come up doesn't mean it didn't happen, even if that's silly as shit.
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Suits that partially or fully showed the face of the actor/actress were occasionally used for executives in Showa series. Bilgenia and Bishum (mutant form) in Black are two of the more notable examples.

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It's been a while since we have had one of these threads.

picrel is Heavy Gear which recently got a 4th edition to their RPG rules to go along with the wargame rules.

Battletech is still going strong in the game stores I frequent. Post your favorites tabletop mecha games.
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>>22594561
Yeah the other player made it and he hadn't used it yet so I figure why not try it out. it's pretty fun, has plenty of cover for both sides to use and advance.
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>>22593976
Mariko wasn’t a bad artist, the issue was that they made her draw round pasty dev self-inserts instead of actual Heavy Gear characters
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She wasn't bad, but she didn't fit HG either. Just about anything she made was completely out of the style HG was known for
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>>22594652
that's not a bad style desu reminds me of like Shin megami tensei games. 100% actually think that looks good but it's not the 'learn to draw anime but with soul' style hg got.
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Updated list changed out hte tigers of Jaguar's agile is so good.

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No Medabots thread? Let's change that.
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Now in the 100 image mark.

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Any theories as to why? Potential data breach? No one seems to be talking about it.
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Canadian cyber terrorists
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>>22594430
russian and chinese hackers
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>>22594430
Sengali wire tappers
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There's a gunpla general, you fucktarded snapshitter asshole.

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Happy 50th anniversary, Getter Robo!
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Imagawa's comments during trips to US cons both pre and post firing
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opY0eO_mRig

Who is their Lelouch who orders Lacus to kill all Naturals?
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>>22594855
Eh? But Lacus is gonna do it anyway
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They have "Lelouch" as Kira and Lacus' Weapon maker.

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So I just finished watching Stardust Memory and wanted to ask the scholars of /m/ about scene that bugged me. So at the end, why did Nina make this face after reunitung with Kou after that ahit she pulled?
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>>22589937
Yeah honestly every Gundam with romance mixed in has been questionable. The only time where it actuall fits was G Gundam, a show with non-war setting.
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>>22586913
fucked the police probably
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>>22590536
GWitch was set in a non-war setting too but the romance in it was abyssmal.
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>>22590536
I thought 0080 did a pretty good job with it.
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>>22589941
I would like to, what's a good place to read gundam manga?


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