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by FZeroOne
Thu May 23, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: Terrahawks
Topic: Terrahawks behind the scenes Model phots designs
Replies: 11
Views: 4660

Terrahawks behind the scenes Model phots designs

The comment from one of the designers that Japanese mecha are "over-engineered crap" is a little funny considering how much influence Gerry Anderson shows have had on Japanese anime over the years...!
by FZeroOne
Wed May 08, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Ray Harryhasuen has died, aged 92.
Replies: 1
Views: 809

Ray Harryhasuen has died, aged 92.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF_Fi7x93PY I suspect that for many on this forum his work will not need much introduction.
by FZeroOne
Fri May 03, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: What is the Dai-X?
Replies: 10
Views: 3115

What is the Dai-X?

I suspect the Japanese would call it a "Gattai Mecha" (combining mecha). The Japanese are also very good at coming up with acronyms after the fact (General Usage Non-Discontinity Augmented Manoeuvring system for example; I never did find out if that was official but it apparently was devised by fans...
by FZeroOne
Wed Feb 13, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Best Movie Theme Tune
Replies: 7
Views: 1876

Best Movie Theme Tune

Not sure if it counts as a "theme" tune as such, but I've always liked the "Godzilla March":http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDeU42u2s2Y(Note that this clip moves on to the "Self Defence Force March" - i.e. the poor guys in the plastic tanks who go out and get melted by the Big Gs nuclear fire-breath....
by FZeroOne
Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: The Show
Topic: Days Of Our Lives Star Fleet mention.
Replies: 0
Views: 2065

Days Of Our Lives Star Fleet mention.

If you have access to BBCs iPlayer, you may still be able to access the Queen documentary "Days Of Our Lives" - about 15 minutes into the second episode, Brian May talks very briefly about the "Star Fleet Project" with a few seconds of footage from the show.
by FZeroOne
Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:23 pm
Forum: Terrahawks
Topic: Gerry Anderson
Replies: 46
Views: 15216

Gerry Anderson

Link to BBC news story:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-ox ... 845407When you sat down to watch a Gerry Anderson show, it was a cast iron guarantee that something was going to explode, probably within the next half hour. Farewell, Mr. Anderson, and thank you. Spectrum is... sad.
by FZeroOne
Sat Nov 03, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Terrahawks
Topic: Noughts + Crosses Crisps
Replies: 10
Views: 5115

Noughts + Crosses Crisps

"A strange game. The only winning move is not to play. How about a nice game of chess?"
by FZeroOne
Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Thunderbirds theme cafe in Japan.
Replies: 1
Views: 926

Thunderbirds theme cafe in Japan.

http://kotaku.com/5946503....1"Theme cafes" like this in Japan pop up from time to time. I recently visited the "Gundam Cafe" in Akihabara (Est. until UC0079"... ), but this one looks amazing!
by FZeroOne
Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Man on the Moon...
Replies: 0
Views: 1538

The Man on the Moon...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-19381098The very first question I can remember asking my parents was "Who was the first man on the Moon?". It has occasionally been observed by my family that I am a bit of a space cadet. Neil Armstrong was why.

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