Category Archives: Thoughts

A TRUE man

In response to Mecha Guignol’s brave stand against the imposter Kamina: Long before TTGL, there was Martian Successor Nadesico. And long before Kamina, there was Gai Daigoji. He was born as humble Jiro Yamada, but within him was the spirit … Continue reading

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Germany beats Argentina 4-0

Last night, Germany beat Argentina 4-0. I don’t particularly follow football (and if you do prefer that sort of thing, try Lower Mid-Table) but I did get a little warm feeling inside when Germany won. It also lessened the pain … Continue reading

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An elegy to the Aestivalis

This post was inspired by my final push to finish Martian Successor Nadesico, a mecha show involving rather more harem hi-jinks than mechs but which manages to be consistently awesome. I would make the modest proposal that the Aestivalis is … Continue reading

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Pre-emptive Action: Preparing for Alien Invasions

This post was inspired by 2D-Teleidoscope’s post on the Angels of Evangelion and the subsequent comments. It contains spoilers for Super Robot Wars: Original Generation. Stories of alien invasion have been ubiquitous since the Victorian era. They’ve been tied into … Continue reading

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