2.39: Aid and Comfort to the Enemy
If ever again; a greeting I send to you; short and sweet to the soul I intend
This week, we recap, review, and provide analysis of Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (機動戦士Ζガンダム) episode 38 - "Reccoa's Shadow" (レコアの気配), discuss our first impressions, and provide commentary and research on the Dijeh mobile suit, and giraffes.
- Articles about sail-backed creatures like the Spinosaurus:
Joseph Castro for LiveScience.com, Spinosaurus: The Largest Carnivorous Dinosaur. March 18, 2016. Available at https://www.livescience.com/24120-spinosaurus.html
Reptilis.net, Tall spines and sailed backs: A survey of sailbacks across time. Jun 21, 2014. Available at https://reptilis.net/2014/06/21/tall-spines-and-sailed-backs-a-survey-of-sailbacks-across-time/
The Philippine sailfin lizard: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippinesailfinlizard
- Japanese Wikipedia article for the Rick Dias (includes the Dijeh as a subtype).
- Article about the djed legend:
- More articles about the mythical Kirin (the page from the Tokyo National Museum also addresses the giraffe connection in Japanese art):
Bernard, Chelsea. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Japan Edition.” Tofugu, Tofugu, 30 Apr. 2014, www.tofugu.com/japan/japanese-mythological-creatures/.
“Mythical Creatures: The Qilin.” Tokyo National Museum, Tokyo National Museum, 2012, www.tnm.jp/modules/rfreepage/index.php?id=1462&lang=en.
- Giraffes in China:
Eschner, Kat. “The Peculiar Story of Giraffes in 1400s China.” Smithsonian.com, Smithsonian Institution, 21 June 2017, www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/peculiar-story-giraffes-medieval-china-180963737/.
Laufer, Berthold. “The Giraffe in History and Art.” Anthropology Leaflet, no. 27, 1928, pp. 1–100. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/41444127. Accessed 25 Mar. 2020.
- About the fact that giraffes hum at night:
Allison Eck for PBS.org, Giraffes Hum to Each Other Throughout the Night, And Zookeepers Never Noticed. September 18, 2015. Available at https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/giraffes-hum-to-each-other-throughout-the-night-and-zookeepers-never-noticed/
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