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Weekly Suit Gundam #22 – Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket Review & Discussion

av Weekly Suit Gundam | Publicerades 7/13/2020

Before continuing on to 21st-century Gundam, we’re doubling back for deep dives with the OVA series we’ve mentioned in passing but never reviewed in depth, starting with Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket. Released in six installments in 1989, War in the Pocket marked the first time creator Yoshiyuki Tomino wasn’t involved in a Gundam production, and is widely regarded as one of the franchise’s finest hours, expanding and deepening the series’ themes and perspective by focusing in on the small-scale story of a boy growing up amidst the backdrop of the One-Year War. It is one of the greatest and most powerful anti-war stories ever told, on similar footing as Isao Takahata’s 1988 Grave of the Fireflies, and began a rich tradition of Gundam taking some of its best artistic leaps on home video. Enjoy, and come back next time for our next OVA review with Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory! Subscribe to The Weekly Stuff Podcast on iTunes! Follow Jonathan Lack on Twitter @JonathanLack  Follow Sean Chapman on Twitter @SeantheChapman  www.weeklystuffpodcast.com Subscribe to our YouTube Channel!

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A podcast dedicated to the wide, wonderful world of MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM, hosted by Jonathan Lack & Sean Chapman of The Weekly Stuff Podcast, as we review and discuss the shows, manga, Gunpla, movies, and more from the premiere Mecha anime franchise.