Posts on Giant Robo

SaiMecha nominations

Well, here they are. Completely devoid of obscure hispter robots that make me seem like I know more about what I’m talking about than I do. I’m so mainstream.

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Secret Santa Non-Review — Giant Robo OVA: The “-est” anime

Of all the various mounting traditions that anime bloggers have been saddling themselves with, the most well-organized and effort-intensive is probably the Secret Santa project, masterminded by the Reverse Thieves. This year it was the magnificent Giant Robo: The Day The Earth Stood Still OVA by the retro-robot master Yasuhiro Imagawa. It was the anime’s […]

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Today’s blasphemy will be…

Maybe it’s because I was sick, maybe I haven’t been paying close enough attention — yes, it’s incredibly awesome, but Giant Robo: The Day The Earth Stood Still has not moved me in quite the way that the opening of Shin Mazinger did. Maybe you always remember your first Imagawa?  

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