Centaku Media Journal: Episode #30 [S3E6]

In this episode: Sanjo bids everyone a happy mid-season break as we talk about details surrounding Bandai Namco’s recently revealed Gundam: Witch from Mercury anime, yet more details on FFXIV 6.1 patch, and BIGBANG’s April 2022 return along with an interview with T.O.P on his thoughts about the K-Pop industry.

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Centaku Media Journal: Episode #24 [S2E12]

This episode marks the end of Season 2 of the Centaku Media Journal! We discuss the upcoming film adaptation of the manga-tized version of Mobile Suit Gundam’s “lost episode”, Persona 5 and the results of the fifth anniversary character poll, and the excitement surrounding the annual Tokyo Game Show!

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5 Reasons Why Gundam is Serious Business

In the past, I’ve been very vocal about my appreciation of the Gundam franchise. I was even invited to run a panel for our anime club back in 2009, inspiring a conversion into a three-part blog series on the how and why of Gundam; with recommendations of which Gundam TV anime to divulge into first, in a sea of multiple universes.

In an attempt to rekindle the passion of blogging again, I have remastered all the parts of the Gundam Crash Course series, originally targeted for the 40th anniversary of the franchise. However, for those who are short on time to read all three parts, I present an interesting topic of “5 Reasons Gundam is Serious Business”.

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Gundam SEED Really Needed a “Bright Slap”

In the past, I’ve discussed about how Gundam SEED did not appeal to me and that it was lacking for an overrated series. Whatever it lacked was enough for the newer fans… Pretty much every character in the series needed a good “Bright Slap” or two across the face… Which could have been one simple improvement for the series as a whole.

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Channel Surfing: Mobile Suit Gundam 00 S2

A part of this post was written way back in the day, or more like when Mobile Suit Gundam 00 first aired in Japan, and when fansubs were a huge deal. However, this is more relevant due to the fact that I finally finished watching the second season of Gundam 00 after sitting on it for a little over a decade, with the climax of the first season’s finale still fresh in my mind–to an extent.

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Character Spotlight: Treize Khushrenada

Interesting, albeit unless fact: I began writing this post back in 2013 as a regular feature called “Character of the Month“, right when I hit my severe writer’s block and eventually having a family emergency stacked on top of it. Several years later, and after having a “was that a dream?” moment involving this very same character I attempted to write about, I decided to dust off and flesh out that post for a potential new series moving forward called Character Spotlight. For the first post in the series, I wanted to talk about Treize Khushrenada from Mobile Suit Gundam Wing.

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Mobile Suit Gundam 00 S2: The Setsuna Drinking Game

This is something that somewhat pains me to admit, considering how much of a follower of Gundam I am–I have never finished Season 2 of Gundam 00. I began watching it at one point when it aired on the Sci-Fi Channel (The same network now known as Sy-Fy–I refuse to call it as such), but I said to myself that I would catch up with again in the future. As in 10+ years later, by accident.

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway’s Flash – Trailer #1

Update: Due to the current circumstances in the world, the release of Hathaway’s Flash has been postponed without a new date. This will be updated as soon as a new date is announced.

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Meaning to post this as soon as it came out, but it’s never too late to get hyped up about the long awaited anime film adaptation of the Hathaway’s Flash novel. Get ready for the feels!

And there is still time. The original announcement trailer came out a full year ago, with a then-tentative window of Winter 2020. Hathaway will be released on July 23rd, 2020.

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