About This Show
It's the world's sweetest anime podcast! Chorps and Jordan are anime connoisseurs and they're here to spread the good word, and the occasional bad word, about the modern state of anime. We talk about upcoming shows and review the ongoing shows we're keeping up with!
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Most Recent Episode
Bernie Would've Won (Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket | Single Serving)
Today, it's time for Cocoa☆Disaster to tackle an entry in one of anime's most enduring franchises! Chorps and his friend Sid (@BeamSplashX on Twitter) meet up to talk about 1989's Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket, a six episode OVA series and the first Gundam series to not be helmed by franchise creator Yoshiyuki Tomino. 0080 really digs into the anti-war themes of Gundam through the lens of civilians and a conflict that's smaller and more relatable than the One Year War. We discuss not only the shows and its themes, but the way it affected Gundam as a whole and the way it relates to series that came after it. So what does this first Gundam side story look like, and what does it do differently? Why are the robot fights so unsatisfying? Just how many war crimes did Al commit without knowing? All this and more, coming at you!
0:50 - Introduction
1:50 - Background
8:06 - Gundam 0079 Recap (Series Setup)
12:18 - Summary
1:23:19 - Discussion: Is There a Right and Wrong in This Conflict?
1:30:57 - Discussion: The Final Battle
1:36:49 - Discussion: When You Know You've Lost
1:42:21 - Discussion: Moving On
1:45:44 - Discussion: The Perception of War
1:54:54 - Discussion: Comparisons to Later Gundam Series
2:05:48 - Discussion: Impact on Gundam as a Franchise
2:12:07 - Discussion: Impressions, Closing Thoughts on Gundam 0080
2:33:24 - Outro and Send-Off
Intro by BeamSplashX (twitter.com/BeamSplashX)