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Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky (2016)

Kidô Senshi Gandamu Sandaboruto Dissenba Sukai (original title)
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Yûichi Nakamura ... Io Fleming (voice)
Ryohei Kimura Ryohei Kimura ... Daryl Lorenz (voice)
Toa Yukinari Toa Yukinari ... Claudia Peer (voice)
Sayaka Ôhara Sayaka Ôhara ... Karla Mitchum (voice)
Daisuke Hirakawa Daisuke Hirakawa ... Cornelius Kaka (voice)
Shunsuke Sakuya Shunsuke Sakuya ... Graham (voice)
Mutsumi Sasaki Mutsumi Sasaki ... Burroughs (voice)
Hiroshi Tsuchida Hiroshi Tsuchida ... J. J. Sexton (voice)
Taishi Murata Taishi Murata ... Keith Meyers (voice)
Keisuke Komoto Keisuke Komoto ... Denver Roche (voice)
Kento Itou Kento Itou ... Hoover (voice)
Ryôsuke Morita Ryôsuke Morita ... Fisher Ness (voice)
Shin'ya Hamazoe Shin'ya Hamazoe ... Sean Mitadera (voice)
Shuuhei Iwase Shuuhei Iwase ... Layton (voice)
Masaharu Tahara Masaharu Tahara ... Dried Fish Xo (voice)
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The composer, Naruyoshi Kikuchi, also contributed to the Cowboy Bebop soundtrack and was the musician who "voiced" the saxophone of Midvalley the Hornfreak in the Trigun anime. See more »

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Referenced in SD Gundam G Generation: Genesis (2016) See more »

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Jazz trash
12 March 2019 | by ekanereziahSee all my reviews

Let's get this straight: Cowboy Bebop was bad. Its success was due to a large promotion and distribution investment and not much else. Sure to watchers who are new to anime are easy to charm, but it had ugly character design and below average animation.

Why am I talking about Cowboy Bebop? Because the producers of Gundam Thunderbolt obviously thought it had some big merit, enough to take heavy inspiration and ruin the Gundam stage with obnoxious music that has nothing to do with space wars and mecha. They liked Cowboy Bebop too much to leave out characters with heinous personalities and haircuts who bring hate to themselves like black holes. So I found myself wishing Ghiren Zabi would just send in a Solar Ray to clean up that loathsome sector of space.

As for the synopsis, we don't have much because supposedly spectacular Mobile Suit fights take up most of the time and I couldn't care less of the outcome. We have a detachment of crippled soldiers from Zeon who are being subject to experiments by Evangelion fans who connect their stumps to Zakus vs Federation drug addicts with bad taste in music. And that's it, I'm not joking. Don't waste your time with this crap.


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