my mech is Exia from 00 because its hella rad okay
okay maybe its also Wing Zero Custom from the Wing Zero movie Endless Waltz
speaking of Gundam, these are the series I watched:
I barely remember what happened in Wing and Seed tbh
Speaking of which, a souvenir from the one and only time I went to Anime North
A Mobilesuit Gundam Seed complete best songs CD which of course has my favourites like Believe and Realize https://mastodon.zombocloud.com/media/C89J1-l4EZpwYEEyglY https://mastodon.zombocloud.com/media/qbFu2jM6dO7J-opHvMA https://mastodon.zombocloud.com/media/OsRVF9efZuZREqYCyC8
I have heard some of these songs probably 100s of times playing the Versus games on my PSP goddamn
I also remembered I have the 00 OST collection in my music library
the OST was done by Kenji Kawai but the OPs/EDs by various artists are very good as well
Friends by Stephanie
Daybreak's Bell by L'Arc~en~Ciel
Ash Like Snow by The Brilliant Green
Trust You by Yuna Ito
Namida no Mukou by Stereopony
@staticsafe Seed tried to walk some of it back, but yeah. I like the zeta, unicorn interpretation of the whole newtype trope, along with how they approached it in late-UC as less of a "war machine god man in a robot" and more of a nuanced and human take on it.
One of these days I'll write down my thoughts on this in longform, I think. The newtype theory stuff is actually really fun to think about.