Imagine, if you can, a world where the name Dragon Ball meant nothing more to the average Westerner than a crass euphemism for lizard testicles.
Finally, a kindly doctor explains the happenings of the past arc, invoking the full force of his bedside manner on Midoriya.
The Pro Heroes and Hero-wannabes continue to fall prey, for the umpteenth time, to a ragtag group of Choco-Morphs and a Hematomaniac Fangirl. Worst. Summer. Ever.
The audience learns three things from the first minute of the episode: Nerd Elf “got gud” at GBN, the next twenty minutes will revolve around “new mode” babble, and Magee’s bubble butt never quits.
Class 1-A continues their lesson on “how to get destroyed by villains,” this time adding in some “how to destroy yourself so the villains don’t have to.”
The AniMessenger can summarize Gundam Build Divers’ plot in a single sentence: Catdog and Fox Jesus have a man-crush on Riku.
The anime powerhouse chugs along, cruising into episode five after pulverizing audience retinas with last week’s Montgomery Springfield Boom-Boom Cannon.
Our pubescent posse crosses a fake desert (because no Gundams allowed), dripping with sweat (no death in GBN, but watch out for dehydration), and a ninja driving a Humvee (normal) barrels across the cyber-universe to check up on them.
As Paul Revere famously said, “The Villains are coming! The Villains are coming!” Some historians switch “villains” with “British.” And, uh, the villains already came.
Welcome back to the world’s greatest Gundam infomercial! Let us walk, hand-in-hand, through a land of animated advertisements, panning shots of Gunpla boxes, and one-and-done characters whose existence hinges upon their mobile suits’ corresponding model kits!