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Review-Roundup: Beautiful Bones 06, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans 06/07

[C12] Sakurako-san no Ashimoto ni wa Shitai ga Umatteiru - 06.mp4 - 00007Sure, let’s check the value of this ring that clearly holds sentimental value for someone dealing with death in some way! The whole question of whether it’s a diamond or not even gets a nod during the resolution of the mystery, even though it’s completely unnecessary information. It’s really just there for the sake of the plot and the gimmick of the show.

This time I review:

Beautiful Bones 06: It’s a false suicide… AGAIN! Can we please stop with the “jumping to the conclusion that it’s a suicide”-bit of this show?! It isn’t that suicides couldn’t offer compelling story-material, it’s that this show constantly mistakenly talks about suicides when it really aren’t suicides in the traditional sense (even the one from the last arc was engineered by a crafty evil person after all). And could someone, aside from Sakurako, have some common sense in this show please…?

Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans 06/07: Tekkadan’s in trouble as its original plan has gone down in flames. All that’s left to do is find an alternative. Fearing Mikkazuki’s judgment Orga rushes himself to conclude that the only alternative are the Jupiter-mafia. But on their way there they are pursued by an “old friend” who has gotten some new friends and these new friends are actually greedy pirates/mercenaries. The fun never ends with these orphans!

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Gundam G no Reconguista – 01/02 Review

[C12] Gundam Reconguista in G - 01.mp4 - 00001I don’t think the Gundam-franchise has ever looked that colorful before.

And so the Fall-Season begins. I could’ve already reviewed Terraformars but well… a blind person would know what the hell is going on with that series. If you have a pair of characters called Adolf and Eva in a series that talks about stuff like “Your genes are better than other people’s.” than you know what kind of story the series wants to tell. This new Gundam-series is a far more interesting little thing in comparison. Well, maybe not little. After all, Gundam has an anniversary to celebrate and they got Yoshiyuki Tomino back into the game for this series. The most surprising thing about these first two episodes is to see just how hard its creators are trying to do something different with the Gundam-franchise. And the first two episodes actually were a nice change of pace, although they weren’t good enough to make me feel optimistic about the rest of the series.

On a more general note: I will definitely review Psycho Pass’ second season and I will definitely review Legend of Korra’s fourth season (starting tomorrow). Selector WIXOSS has its second season coming up but I’m not so sure about reviewing that one. Otherwise, I will see what interests me.

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Gundam Stars in Nissin Cup Noodle Advertisment

It is nothing new to see anime characters and franchises being integrated into food products to attract a bigger customer crowd. (Remember the Neon Genesis Evangelion products?)

And here is a new advertisment which does just that:

Gundam Stars in Nissin Cup Noodle Advertisment

I found it hilarious and would buy the cup noodles just because of that.

Hope that made you smile just a slight bit. =)

-ra out!