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Review: Mobile Suit Gundam: Awakening, Escalation, Confrontation

Mobile Suit Gundam: Awakening, Escalation, Confrontation
Mobile Suit Gundam: Awakening, Escalation, Confrontation by Yoshiyuki Tomino
My rating: 1 of 5 stars

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It starts at page 21 and it goes till page 516.

The misogyny train in this fine literature is fully booked and not stopping till it reaches the other station.
WOOOO WOOOOOO
Women are only around as literal sex objects, towards the end it even describes an alarm voice as “attractive female” IT’S JUST A VOICE and finally the last sentence is of a naked woman.
Let’s not mention that Lala Sune and Kusko Al die for manpain and Amuro is the one that sends them to their grave because he can’t get a handle on his anger. Then the relationship with Char is just them pretty much hating each other because Amuro killed them.
THen their is Sayla Mass/Artesia Deikun that ...

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Review: Binti

Binti
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a nice short read. Can be done in one sitting.
It’s also a story I like. Aliens that can’t communicate somehow can and try to stop killing each other.
It gets a bit cheesy in there, but that adds a charm to it and keeps it from getting too dark and serious.

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Review: 王都炎上 (アルスラーン戦記, #1) [The Heroic Legend of Arslan, book 1]

王都炎上 (アルスラーン戦記, #1) [The Heroic Legend of Arslan, book 1]
王都炎上 (アルスラーン戦記, #1) [The Heroic Legend of Arslan, book 1] by Yoshiki Tanaka
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is probably a better “Game of Thrones”. It’s grimdark, it’s gritty and has “grey morality” however it doesn’t have the rape. The only rape I’ve seen is a short description of what the Lusitainians are doing to emphasize that they are monsters. (They fulfilled their 3 lusts as it was called.) That was it. No long detailed descriptions that the targeted male audience can fap to as ASOFAI has.
As for the story it’s about a King who we think is the good king, but killed his brother to take the throne what that means for Arslan who doesn’t know. All the characters who are trying to figure out what is going on...

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