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11:56 PM on 08.14.2013

Official Ingram photos for live action Patlabor project

I have a confession to make. I watched the Patlabor TV anime for the first time this past June. It's one of those classics I'd heard so much about, but never had the time to get around to. Needless to say, it's a fantast...

Elliot Gay

10:00 PM on 08.05.2013

Masoukishin 3's 2nd trailer is an overdose of goodness

It's August and you know what that means, people! The time for the third installment in the Masoukishin series to come out in Japan is almost here, which means that we're in for another trailer that's chock full of giant rob...

Salvador GRodiles

4:30 PM on 08.05.2013

It's not anime! Gundam ZZ is now streaming on Daisuki.net

It's been known for a while that Daisuki had plans to stream Gundam ZZ, since they revealed their announcement at Anime Expo 2013. With the being said, the first ten episodes of the Gundam series that supposedly claims to not...

Salvador GRodiles

11:35 AM on 08.05.2013

HyperTechnology: Life-size Patlabor built for live-action

Oh, WOW. This news pretty much made my week, and it's only Monday! Eagle-eyed fans in Yokohama have spotted what looks like a life-size model of a Patlabor mecha, likely to be used for the upcoming live-action film adapt...

Josh Tolentino



Friday Night Fights: Dangaioh vs Dygenguar photo
Friday Night Fights: Dangaioh vs Dygenguar
by Salvador GRodiles

*ding, ding, ding*

It's Over!

Despite Haseo's ridiculous game breaking powers, Kirito was able to use his abilities from all of his games to counter Haseo's scythe, great sword, and gun daggers. But alas, the guy could hold up against Haseo's quick knife attacks after Haseo used Rengeki on Kirito. Haseo wins! (16 > 3)

Even though our newest fight went through a delay, it’s still Friday somewhere on the planet; therefore, the next battle in the J-tor Arena is still taking place on Friday! Anyways, I’m now in the mood to see a giant robot battle, so I’m having two robots that can wield a special sword. First up, we have Mia, Rol, Pai, and Lamba from Dangaioh, who are the four psychic super soldiers that pilot the mighty Dangaioh. Originally, these four pilots and their machine were going to be sold to a band of space pirates known as the Bunker, but they were able to change their fate by using Dangaioh against the Bunker’s forces.

Unlike our first opponent, this robot is piloted by a single human being. In fact, many people know him as THE SWORD THAT CLEAVES THROUGH EVIL! Armed with his Colossal Blade, Sanger Zonvolt from the Super Robot Wars series is here to prove that nothing that Dyenguar’s Colossal Blade can't cut!

Both units will be at their full potential during this battle. In other words, Dygenguar will have his access to all of his abilities, along with his Type-3 Colossal Blade. Your votes and persuasion skills will determine the outcome of this battle. Please make sure that you add a +1 to the super robot that you vote for, since it will allow us to keep track of the colossal action on screen. The two massive machines will clash from today till Thursday, so make sure that your vote goes up on time! Once the battle comes to a close, be sure to drop by during the beginning of the next match to see who wins! Once again, I recommend that you head to your seat, because the important title screen is about to show up!

*ding, ding, ding*

LET'S BEGIN THE EPISODE!

[Dangaioh image by Platin]

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10:30 PM on 07.31.2013

Right Stuf launches a release date for Gundam UC Part 3

If you don't mind owning Gundam Unicorn in standard definition, Right Stuf has revealed an actual date for Gundam Unicorn Part 3. The actual date for the next DVD set will be on the 5th of November.  I know I'm being del...

Salvador GRodiles

10:00 AM on 07.30.2013

Robot Girls Z is full of wonderful

Speaking frankly, I'm not a mecha kid of guy. It's pretty hard to find me watching anything that has to do with mecha outside, say, Macross. Even then, I come for the music and stay for the action. Anyways, what I am is a gu...

Josh Totman

11:44 PM on 07.01.2013

Brace for impact: Gundam Build Fighters is a thing

The next Gundam series has been revealed during a live stream at Gundam BF’s Website, and let’s just say that it’s not going to make folks happy. Just like the Gunpla Builders OVA, Gundam Build Fighters foc...

Salvador GRodiles

6:30 PM on 06.11.2013

Licensing Impact! FUNimation grabs Evangelion 3.0

It's no surprise that FUNimation's going to pick up Eva 3.0, and they have picked a fine occasion to do so. No, I'm not talking about E3, but I might as well be. Back to the main topic at hand, FUNi's announcement was meant t...

Salvador GRodiles



Friday Night Fights: Gundam Epyon vs Andvari  photo
Friday Night Fights: Gundam Epyon vs Andvari
by Salvador GRodiles

*ding, ding, ding*

It's Over!

A-ko was in the middle of charging at Samidare with her destructive speed, but the princess's reflex skills was able to pick up on her movements. With one punch powerful enough to wreck the entire ground, Samidare manages to slow A-ko down. After unleashing a deadly punch on the vulnerable A-ko, Samidare can now continue in her secret plan to destroy the Earth. Samidare wins! (10 > 4)

So I’ve been reminded about Xenogear’s greatness lately during a D&D game that went on last night, which leads up to the theme of this week’s battle. If you have guess correctly, we are going to have a mecha battle that involves whips in the J-tor Arena. And without further ado, let’s introduce our fighters. You all know him as the Char Aznable of Gundam Wing, and the man is now bent on waging war against the Earth. Armed with the ridiculous Zero System, Milliardo Peacecraft enters the ring in Gundam Epyon. Our next fighter is a desert pirate with a sand submarine and the heir to a well-known royal family. Having just received his Omnigear known as Andvari, Bart is ready to show people why you don’t mess with the Fatima royal family. Both units are able to use whips in their own fashion, so the outcome will be determine by the machine’s special abilities.

Your votes and persuasion skills will be the key in determining the superior whip wielding robot. Be sure to add a +1 to the mech that you vote for, since it will allow us to distinguish the whip strikes going around. Epyon and Andvari will fight from today till Thursday, so make sure that your vote goes up on time. After the battle comes to a close, be sure to attend the next match to see who wins.

*ding, ding, ding*

Let Those Whips Loose!

[images by Hiropon and Kimi Kiri Aoko]

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9:00 PM on 06.04.2013

Ready to Launch! Viz reveals Lagrange's release date

Back when Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne aired in 2012, I was hoping that the series was going to be similar to Nadesico. Six episodes in, I decided to drop the series, since the show's premise failed to keep me int...

Salvador GRodiles



Backlog Episode 01: Mobile Suit Gundam photo
Backlog Episode 01: Mobile Suit Gundam
by Pedro Cortes

Like a lot of folk who buy anime, I have a bad habit of purchasing shows and not watching them. At this moment, I can turn around, look at my shelf and find at least two dozen shows that I haven't completed. Hell, some of them haven't even been cracked open. Well, it's time for that to change. I've decided to start chronicling my mission to go through all the media in my possession. Welcome to Backlog!

In this first installment, I'm going to be covering Mobile Suit Gundam, one of the last series to come out of the now-defunct Bandai Entertainment. Enjoy, and let me know what you think in the comments!

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