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Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (TV) Not really good (dub), Masterpiece (sub) Zeta Gundam is the Gundam franchise at its strongest. Not only for its plot complexities and interesting characters, but because it addresses ideas and issues that most mecha shows don't as maturely as it does, or as well. And it has a dark, moody atmosphere that lends itself well to the story as well as the characters and situations.
Mobile Suit Gundam (TV) Masterpiece Yoshiyuki Tomino revolutionized the "real robot" branch of mecha with this 43-episode toy commercial/war drama. As it is with its age and purpose in the industry, the show is clearly dated and full of oddities of both the visual and directional, but it's still clearly a very mature take on the mecha genre and can be very gripping at times. "Mecha of the week" gets tiresome, but the movie trilogy fixes this.
Tekken: The Motion Picture (OAV) Worst ever Worth watching only for the Father of the Year character. What wonderful parenting skills. Gendo Ikari and Shou Tucker must've read from his book.
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz (OAV) Weak While it ties up some loose ends, Endless Waltz is mostly composed of unnecessary add-on material that could have easily been incorporated into the series proper, had some of the superflous babble been cut out. There are some truly strange moments in this, and it seems the Gundams have only been redesigned for purposes of toy-selling (I guess you can't begrudge them too much, though, since that's largely the point of Gundam), but we're supposed to accept them as if they were always that way. The ending comes off as being somewhat a cop-out, as well. However, I've seen far worse. There's at least some pretty exciting moments, such as Heero's stand at the climax of the final episode. If you're already a big fan of Gundam Wing, there'd be no reason to miss out on this.
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (TV) Awful What happens when you take an awful director, an awful character designer, an awful mechanical designer, and awful writers, and ask them to make a Gundam series? You get Gundam SEED. Generic, cookie-cutter designs for both characters and mecha, overly derivative story elements/ideas, unlikeable characters, bizzare plot choices, and mediocre voice talent and music do not make for any kind of a good series. Avoid this if possible.
Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki (OAV 3/2003) Worst ever This was an abomination of Tenchi Muyo. They wasted the near limitless potential provided by story threads from the first two OVAs with unnecessary characters, an awful story involving Mihoshi's brother, and a rushed, nonsensical climax that spoiled all the built up tension. Not to mention that for a good two or three episodes nothing happened whatsoever. Tenchi was a practical nonentity in a show about him. I have rarely been so outraged in my life as an anime fan as when I saw this. Masaki Kajishima should be ashamed of himself. For a more detailed rant:
Lupin III: Episode 0 'First Contact' (special) Excellent This is probably the quintessential Lupin adventure, the jewel in the crown of Lupin's grand age of specials (One Dollar Money Wars, Alcatraz Connection, and this) and embodiment of Lupindom. Not only does it provide the story of how the Lupin gang met, but it's also an exciting, funny romp through New York City, Lupin style.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) Masterpiece (dub & sub) There's a certain attitude and approach to Evangelion which seperates it from the rest of the 90s mecha programs, and possibly a position within the great pantheon of anime greats. It may be, for all intents and purposes, the usual "fragile boy pilots father's robot" story, but character interaction seems to reveal a strong theme of (mis)communication and the mentioned "Hedgehog's Dilemma". It's generally well-directed, though production concerns and scene composition takes a bit of a drop within the last quarter of the series. While it can be said that it borders on pretentious, it's still a fantastic work. Plus, y'know, Pen Pen.
Mobile Suit Gundam - The Movie Trilogy Masterpiece The original story of Mobile Suit Gundam, focused. A mandatory watch. I: II (A): II (B):
Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam: A New Translation (movies) Weak The original Gundam trilogy movies took 43 episodes and shaped them into three movies running at over two and a half hours long, approaching the story in a somewhat condensed, but more focused manner. However, the Zeta Gundam movies took fifty episodes of non-stop, non-filler story episodes and chopped them up into material for three movies that are slightly over an hour and a half each. Needless to say, much of the body of the story was cut out. Unfortunately, so was the heart, soul, and mind of the story. The Zeta movies were lazily cobbled together as an effort to cash in on nostalgia and their new "spin" does an injustice to the spirit of the source. Tomino should be ashamed of this travesty.
Dragon Ball (TV) So-so (dub), Decent (sub) The original adventures of Goku and his friends (and enemies) is colorful, humorous, and exciting, as well, and makes for a pretty fun watch. It's hard to judge it as its own series, though, because it's just the first part of a bigger story.
Pokemon: The First Movie Decent The only Japanese animated movie I ever saw in a regular American theater release. Probably the Pokemon anime at its strongest (though that's not saying a lot), with great visuals and a decent story. The climax is a bit forced, however, and the entire thing comes off as being overly sentimental and corny. But we are talking Pokemon here, after all.
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack (movie) Excellent (dub & sub) The explosively epic climax to the battle between the Earth Federation and Zeon, Char's Counterattack has high-stakes action as well as Tomino's usual flair for the dramatic. Can one man change humankind? You'll almost wish he can.
Escaflowne: The Movie Decent (dub & sub) The Escaflowne movie, an alternate retelling of the television series for a movie format has some interesting twists on the elements of the show, but is ultimately very simplistic in its writing and themes. The antagonist's goals are confusing, much of the cast is wasted, and the ending seems very anticlimactic. The production elements are all top notch and there are many amazing action sequences, but there's a lot to be desired, and while it's an okay little movie, it fails to live up to the Escaflowne standard.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (movie) Masterpiece Tang returns! And there's more of it than ever.
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team, Miller's Report (movie) So-so (dub & sub) Sort of an extended version of episodes 8 and 9 of the OVA, reworked and added onto, Miller's Report adds a little context for a few of the situations in the later episodes of 08th MS Team. But there's really not much new here, aside from the character of Alice Miller and her manipulative ways. Still, if you have the time, and you've already bought the 08th MS Team boxset in which it's included, it's not a total waste.
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (TV) Weak Sort of a study in needless babble, Gundam Wing had some geniunely good mechanical designs, charismatic characters, and action-packed battles, with a good soundtrack and some strong voice acting in both the Japanese and English versions. However, what was only really a story fit for about thirty episodes went on for a needless fourty-nine, leading to some painful dragging and the tiring repetition in both words and actions. It has an air of pretention not easily surpassed by many other anime programs.
Death Note: The Last Name (live-action movie) Decent Providing a different and more compact end to the story of Death Note, The Last Name can seen as both superior in its sense of faithfulness of spirit to the source (if not to the letter of the source) or as a debasement of the compexities of the manga. Still, it was a decent effort, for live-action Japanese cinema.
Be Forever Yamato (movie) Decent Probably the most ridiculously implausible storylines (even for Yamato), with a lot of over-the-top elements. However, also very fun, even if it takes itself way too seriously. Visually, it's gorgeous, even for today. Miyagawa's score is, of course, excellent.
Lupin III: The Columbus Files (special) Worst ever (dub & sub) Possibly the worst animated anything ever forged. Truly a monument of failure, it's like they took all the elements that didn't work in past Lupin adventures and heaped them all into this horrible cliche-fest. If Monkey Punch ever watched this (and I doubt he has, since if he did, he'd immediatly die from a heart attack) he would hang his head in sorrow. How can Nabeshin do so wrong?
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