Mobile Suit Breakdown: the Gundam Anime Podcast
A Companion Podcast for All 40 Years of Gundam
MSB is a weekly Gundam podcast for new fans, old fans, and not yet fans. Nina (a Gundam first-timer) and Thom (a lifelong Gundam fan) analyze, review, and research all 40-years of the iconic sci-fi anime mega-franchise Mobile Suit Gundam in the order it was made. We research its influences, examine its themes, and discuss how each piece of the Gundam canon fits within the changing context in Japan and the world, from 1979 to today. Part history podcast, part discussion podcast, all Gundam podcast.

Where the Water Meets the Sky

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Show Notes

This week, we recap, review, and analyze Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (機動戦士Ζガンダム) episode 15 - Katz's Sortie (カツの出撃), discuss our first impressions, and welcome back our special guest and consultant in neuropsychology, Dr. Shar of Dr. Sharmander Gaming.

Find her on YouTube and Twitter.


Disclaimer from Dr. Shar: All views expressed in this interview are the clinician's own and do not represent the opinions of any entity whatsoever with which she has been, is currently, or will be affiliated. Some are reactionary and are for entertainment purposes only.

- About moral injury.

- Further explanation of adaptive disclosure as treatment for trauma and moral injury.

- An article about asthenia and how it doesn't exist to Americans because our diagnostic system is...limited.

- Blood redistribution being addressed in space.

The music in this week's TNN segment is "reCreation" by airtone (c) copyright 2019 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license.

The role of the pilot was played by Edward Bauer.


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