Atmospheric Reentry in Gundam and Macross

Atmospheric Reentry in Mecha Anime   In Gundam and many other mecha anime the plot often takes place in two places, Earth and space.  In the original Gundam, and the spiritual reboot of the series Gundam Seed, the action starts in space before heading to Earth, only to return to space again.  A key issue Read More …

Human evolution in Gundam- What is a newtype

Human Evolution in Gundam- aka the newtype   It goes without saying that any anime fan worth his salt knows about the Gundam multimedia franchise.  It first began in 1979 with the original Mobile Suit Gundam, and continues to this day with Iron Blooded Orphans.  The series has several key elements that combine to give Read More …