Uchuu Kyoudai 29 and 30

November 23, 2012

On the eve of Hibito’s launch, Mutta reflects on things while Hibito carries out a ritual of sorts to find out whether the weather will be fine enough for the launch itself.

I forgot how much I love this show.

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Uchuu Kyoudai 27 and 28

October 28, 2012

As Azuma talks with Mutta he remembers what Brian Jay had asked him while he was working on the ISS looking over the world, that question being whether he was prepared to die.

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Uchuu Kyoudai 25 and 26

October 16, 2012

Hibito reflects on how he and Azuma used to play catch on the rooftop, himself still in awe of the interview he had given a few years back where he regarded the moon as being within reach. Following this he and Mutta talk about the distance between Texas and Florida, Mutta seeing it as a large distance and Hibito suggesting he take up flying.

Looks like I’m behind on quite a lot, time to start (trying to) catching up.
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Uchuu Kyoudai 23 and 24

September 28, 2012

With his meal portions steadily shrinking at home Mutta comes to realise that he has to get a job in the time before he heads to Houston again, as such he ends up taking a job that couldn’t fit the Christmas season any better despite his general reluctance. Becoming Mutta Claus.

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Uchuu Kyoudai 21 and 22

September 9, 2012

As their time in the capsule comes to an end Mutta’s team each throw their hands before they’re greeted by everyone at JAXA who had been recording their progress over the past few weeks, as well as the revelation that the bus they arrived in hadn’t really gone anywhere.

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Uchuu Kyoudai 19 and 20

August 23, 2012

As their time in the capsule nears its end Mutta dreads how they will have to select two members to go on, while at the same time Kenji has finally been able to bring his team together.

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Uchuu Kyoudai 18

August 6, 2012

The episode opens with Kenji reflecting on his fascination with space, where seeing himself as a devil’s advocate he shut down some cultists attempting to sell him a pendant on the basis of space power. Feeling that in order to know more about space he has to experience it himself.

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