I made an angry list last year, so this time I figured I’d go with a more long-form retrospective that hopefully didn’t end up quite as acerbic, but, well… read ahead.
We take a break from more conventional anime talk and tackle our sexiest topic yet – GUNPLA. Gee and Iro drop some knowledge on my ignorant self about the art of building elaborate plastic robots. It’s quite interesting, promise!
Weeks after the U-19 Championship match, our heroes attend the Meijin Cup Contest. For the first time in perhaps Try’s entire run, it finally remembers what made Gundam Build Fighters so good in the first place. Gunpla addicts Gee and Iro share their thoughts about the sequel to the hottest toy commercial of 2014, and why exactly it failed to live up to those expectations.
If you go about doing a season preview, it is only obvious you also close off on a season review. In The Wrap-Up, all of our contributors get to shine a spotlight on the show they thought to be the very best of the past few weeks, as well as reflect back on the preview to…
Team Try Fighters faces off against the Gunpla Academy for the National Championship. There’s lots of shouting and questionable power creep.
In preparation for the big finale, absolutely nothing of note happens.
Team Try Fighters faces Minato’s Tryon in what is probably Try’s last truly good fight. The word ‘Try’ shows up a lot.