Zegapain – episode 5

June 5, 2006 on 7:31 pm | In Zegapain | Comments Off on Zegapain – episode 5

“Deja Vu”

I like that, in modern terms, the world that people escape to feel more important than anyone else is … the internet. But what if the internet was your real life, and the mundanity of education and work was virtual reality?
The ramifications are mind boggling!

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Zegapain – episode 4

May 25, 2006 on 10:34 pm | In Zegapain | Comments Off on Zegapain – episode 4

“Shanghai Server”

Keywords featured in this episode led to wild speculation on my part. Look within for such wild speculation!

Contains: Wild speculation for which the author will not be held accountable in the event of inaccuracy.
WARNING: Wild speculation may be both wild and speculative.

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Zegapain – episode 3

April 28, 2006 on 8:56 pm | In Zegapain | Comments Off on Zegapain – episode 3

“Deftera Area”

Ahhhhh, Zegapain
Fly me to the music

And so Zegapain goes off-model and delivers more cryptic messages to the audience and makes Kyo’s existence even more ambiguous. Good work.

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Zegapain – episode 2

April 25, 2006 on 2:49 pm | In Zegapain | 2 Comments



With the second episode of Zegapain done, I’m closer to realising that it shows the promise of many of the things that I appreciate in a robot show.
It also does an admirable task of making up words and expecting us to understand them.

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Zegapain – episode 1

April 10, 2006 on 7:13 pm | In Zegapain | 2 Comments


I don’t think that I’ve watched a mech show that was made after RahXephon. Zegapain looks surprisingly good to my eyes, but keep in mind that I’m not exactly an expert on the modern mech. In addition to proper utility of the SUNRISE way (SUNRISE production values somehow annoyed me in Escaflowne, but here they do not fail me), Zegapain hilariously and unintentionally takes aspects of this season’s Melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi and Ouran High School Host Club as well as the hit live action Japanese film of a few years back, Waterboys – not to mention the old standby of “mysterious girl”.

Colour me impressed.

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