Ep 0008 - The Price of Smiles (2019) - Pt 2


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This time around we're discussing how not every war can be solved by the power of friendship, you need mechs too, Egao no Daika (The Price of Smiles)!

Content warnings for this episode: Discussions of manipulation, warfare, visualizations of blood and violence, depictions of child soldiers, references to trauma and representations of PTSD.

Our theme is “She Loves Your Fusion” by PartyFactor on Pixabay. Other sound effects also sourced from Pixabay. Any and all clips of copyrighted media are included for transformative use or commentary, and On the Shoulders of Giants makes no claim of ownership on the sampled audio.

Mechs Discussed

Kingdom of Soleil


Main Battle Unit


Multi-Purpose Unit


Artillery Unit

Kingdom Carrier

Ship of the Line

Empire of Grandiga

Krahe 1

Main Battle Unit

Krahe II

Advanced Unit

Empire Carrier

Ship of the Line

Timber Walking Machine

this mech really exists in our real world

Cool Factor(tm) Score

Check back later, this one is a three part, we'll score at the end!







Other Images of Things Discussed

Team Kingdom
Kingdom Uniforms
Team Empire
Empire Uniforms
Chrars (do it for her)
cell animation
new map dropped
dismount for stealth kills
i cant go on, i have an owie
no ammo, melee only
the nigh forest fight
when you see your wife lily is alive
here to shelter in the command center
sunflower check
getting shut down is no excuse to stop fighting
me after taco bell
harold's dead lol
the emperor (via zoom)
all the broken wine
this is how you cut a potato
stella confirmed a child
perfect block
u mad lol
the kingdom only loses
the worst pants ever
izama this is a sneaking missions
smiles :)


This time, our hosts had to guess how much Smiles cost, by guessing how much anime or manga with the word "Smile" in the title cost! (prices were as of record, via google shopping)

Egao no Daika - Anime / 2019

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Smile Down the Runway - Anime / 2020

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Smile Precure! - Anime / 2012

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Fortune Favors a Smile = Manga / 2017

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A-Channel+smile - Anime / 2012

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Smile of the Arsnotoria - Anime 2022

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Smile! Sotomura-san - Manga 2009

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Be Happy and Smile - Manga / 2012

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Kiko-chan Smile - Anime / 1996

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Power of Smile - Manga / 2011

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Smile Style - Manga /2010

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Fortune Favors a Smile - Manga / 2017

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