Tag Archives: Reinforcing Failure

Reinforcing Failure: Military Mistakes in Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

If there’s anything that everyone knows about anime, even non-fans, it is that there are giant robots which fight each other. Well okay, that and the whole tentacles thing… but this article is about the robots. Specifically, the robots in … Continue reading

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Reinforcing Failure: Gate part 2

At the end of the previous article, I asked the question “The JSDF in this scenario has massive technical and supply superiority. What could the Empire be doing to mitigate that and mount an effective counter to the invasion?” As … Continue reading

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Reinforcing Failure: Military Mistakes in Gate

In response to hundreds dozens several two requests, the next show for analysis in this series is Gate: Thus the JSDF Fought There. I happened to read the manga in 2015, and although the show has a somewhat different tone … Continue reading

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Reinforcing Failure: Military Mistakes in Library Wars

This series of articles is intended to focus on mistakes in anime that feature the military in a major way. The last couple were an enjoyable skewering of Attack on Titan, this time I’m turning my sights on Library Wars. … Continue reading

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Reinforcing Failure: Attack On Titan Part 2

My last Attack On Titan article listed some military failings in the show. The biggest were because they didn’t have any professional soldiers, and this led to spectacularly poor decisions. But it’s unfair to level so much criticism without offering … Continue reading

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Reinforcing Failure: Military Mistakes in Attack On Titan

Attack On Titan is a big deal right now, and I decided I’d take a look and see what I thought. There are always lots of things you can address when you’re watching anime – the plot, characters, art and … Continue reading

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