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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP24 Feb 2018 3:56 p.m. PST

,,,Anime OVA (Uchu no Senshi)

"There are few military science fiction works that equal the impact and popularity of Robert Heinleinfs 1959 novel Starship Troopers. It is one of the founding works of the entire genre of military sci-fi, pioneer of armored power suits, and one of the works that spread the insect-type alien enemies. While the original book was adapted into a tabletop war game by Avalon Hill in 1976, it was the 1997 Paul Verhoeven film adaptation that propelled the world of SST into a whole new level of popularity and influence. In some ways, the entire genre of military science fiction is dominated by this single bookcbut it does not mean that every adaptation of SST has met with global acclaim and widespread influence. One of the relatively unknown works based on the 1959 novel is the Bandai Visual/Sunrise 1988 six-part OVA called: Uchu no Senshi (F'̐m). In this latest installment of Future War Stories from the East, FWS will be FINALLY examining this mysterious SST work in all of its 1980s anime glory…."
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Crazyivanov24 Feb 2018 7:38 p.m. PST

I've seen it and my main problems are that it's very slow (slower than the book) and the Bugs themselves don't seem very insect like.

jdginaz25 Feb 2018 11:23 a.m. PST

The Paul Verhoeven movie is one of the most ridiculously stupid movies I have ever seen.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Feb 2018 3:05 p.m. PST

Glup!….

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John Leahy25 Feb 2018 6:15 p.m. PST

Say what you want about the movie. The Arachnids were awesome! I enjoyed it for what it was. The book really wasn't much of a miniatures game.

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Old Wolfman26 Feb 2018 8:11 a.m. PST

Talk about awesome,so was Dina Meyer(Dizzy),John. Rifftrax did a good riffing of SST,also.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Feb 2018 11:03 a.m. PST

(smile)

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