Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury

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aka Kidou Senshi Gundam: Suisei no Majo/G-Witch


So far the production values, animation, and general quality of the show's visuals are great. Its an alternate universe/stand-alone series currently on week 3 (unless you count the prologue special, then its episode 4 now), that focuses on various corporations that have their own mobile suits that compete in a school designed for three different career pathways for its teenaged students; management, engineers/technicians, and pilots. All of the said companies are part of a larger group that compete yet coexist in the goal of profit and technological advancement.

There's already background low-level conflict between 'Spacians' and 'Earthians'.

First Gundam series also to have a primary protagonist be a female one.
 

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I thought with episode 0 that the series has a lot of potential and it does, especially production-wise. The production values are incredible and after IBO being somewhat disappointing visually it's a nice comeback for Sunrise.

However from episode 1 on I feel like they've been squandering the series' shorter run time a bit. The fights still look great, but I can't say most of the characters are winning me over so far. With the amount of time dedicated to them, I feel like the school cast should've been fleshed out more by now, too much time eaten by repeating Suletta's favorite saying and her spazzing out I guess. I feel like the MC's mom being the Char clone is interesting touch though and she's probably the most interesting character at the moment. The corporation politics seem like they could be interesting, but the head guy just getting his way because he says so instead of his superior acumen hits a bit flat.

I think the mobile suit designs are great so far and there hasn't really been a bad one yet. I hope Aerial has a few more tricks up its sleeve.
 

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I do agree but hopefully this is a sign or at least indication that they'll move out eventually permanently from the whole academy/school arc.
 

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Well the show doesn't show any signs of that at the moment. Miorine is a bitch. I'm not sure why Suletta keeps putting up with her.

The school itself seems fucking terribly run.

Good on Chuchu for beating the shit out of those girls.
 

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Chu Chu was kind of stalemated by the brown haired girl, she just got a lucky cheap shot in to knock her out after the girl punched out our Moe blob MC to be technical. The low stakes environment has been confirmed by one of the official writers/staff members on twitter and I really hope it ends soon.
 

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My entire lego kingdom for a Pharact ver Ka down the line


its nice that they've balanced out aerial having a bonkers weapon set with some nice cheating now and then.

I like the MS designs a lot, really fixed a lot of my problems with the IBO aesthetic despite aerial and pharact sharing some of the design elements with them.


Really dig Jeturkcoin's second suit a lot
 

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I like the MS designs a lot, really fixed a lot of my problems with the IBO aesthetic despite aerial and pharact sharing some of the design elements with them.


Really dig Jeturkcoin's second suit a lot
The really wide hips and thick legs design part does fit with IBO's designs.
 

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I'm really not super enjoying this but its at least better then Tekkadan/IBO though I know that's really not a HIGH bar at all
 

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I'm enjoying the memes and prospera and delling constantly competing for who's the better dickhead parent

So far I've liked the Pharact fights the most but I'm a fucking sucker for that design and toolkit that it has.

the two new suits they introduced also look pretty good for Lfrith variants



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>bringing back the BASED Gatling cannon+shield combo with a norris-style paintjob

King suit
 

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Still not a fan of the lot of MS designs

It just seems like a weird cobblepot of mixed unit designs of mecha from like W, G, 00, and Zeta/ZZ/CCA era UC

A lot are just hit or miss for me
 

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I saw the prologue and the first 2 episodes. It's alright. Dunno if I'll continue it or not.
 
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