History Awesome / LegendOfGalacticHeroes

25th Jun '17 5:07:38 AM EDP
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** Otfried II succeeded emperor Sigismund II the Fool, and inherited a collapsing economy and a nation teared apart from injustices. When Otfried died of overwork six years later, the Empire's economy was growing and the injustice had been corrected with little bloodletting;

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** Otfried II succeeded emperor Sigismund II the Fool, and inherited a collapsing economy and a nation teared torn apart from injustices. When Otfried died of overwork six years later, the Empire's economy was growing and the injustice had been corrected with little bloodletting;
25th Jan '17 7:00:22 PM Racso
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* A downplayed example compared to the military wins: upon the death of John Robert Lap, Jessica Edwards publicly confronts Trunicht with a devastating speech that gets her hunted down by nationalists afterwards.
-->'''Jessica:''' I only came to ask you one question, Secretary of Defense.
-->'''Trunicht:''' (humorously) I hope its a question I can answer.
-->'''Jessica:''' Where were you?
-->'''Trunicht:''' Huh? What?
-->'''Jessica:''' My fiance went to battle in order to protect the motherland, and now he's gone. Secretary of Defense! [[ArmorPiercingQuestion Where were you?! Where were you, who glorify the war dead?!]]
-->'''Trunicht:''' Miss...
-->'''Jessica:''' Where is your family?! I offered my fiance as a sacrifice! So where is your family, you who preach the necessity of citizens' sacrifice?! Are you practicing what you preach?!
12th Nov '16 1:33:46 PM Specialist290
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This is a tale about larger-than-life figures competing on a galactic stage to determine the ultimate course of human history. Awesome moments are to be expected.

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7th Oct '16 12:34:23 PM EDP
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** Mückenberger's end: he was a high noble and a political enemy of Reinhard, so the Lippstadt League tried to recruit him... And he, instead, [[GenreSavvy warned them to not underestimate Reinhard and his men and calmly retired after making sure Reinhard knew he had no intention of getting into political squabbles anymore]]. Of all of Reinhard's political enemies during the Goldenbaum Dinasty, Mückenberger is the only survivor.
4th Jun '16 10:43:42 PM gewunomox
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* Episodes 71 and 72 have the Battle of Marr-Adetta, the LastDance of Alexander Bewcock and the Free Planets Star Fleet. And truly deserves the trope:

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* Episodes 71 and 72 have the Battle of Marr-Adetta, the LastDance TheLastDance of Alexander Bewcock and the Free Planets Star Fleet. And truly deserves the trope:
16th Nov '15 1:40:14 PM madcapguy
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* A meta example: For decades, this show was perceived to be nigh impossible to license and bring to the US because of its sheer scale and the amount of work needed to put into it. Many fans were convinced they'd never be able to own their beloved series...until Anime Expo 2015 changed everything when Creator/VizMedia announced they were licensing the novels, and SentaiFilmworks announced they licensed the anime. All for US release. To say fans rejoiced would be a Herculean understatement, especially considering that Creator/SentaiFilmworks is universally considered one of the most disliked anime licensing companies in recent years due to their average-to-poor DVD releases and dubbing quality. Whether they'll be successful or not remains to be seen, but today's a good day to be a LOGH fan.

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* A meta example: For decades, this show was perceived to be nigh impossible to license and bring to the US because of its sheer scale and the amount of work needed to put into it. Many fans were convinced they'd never be able to own their beloved series...until Anime Expo 2015 changed everything when Creator/VizMedia announced they were licensing the novels, and SentaiFilmworks Creator/SentaiFilmworks announced they licensed the anime. All for US release. To say fans rejoiced would be a Herculean understatement, especially considering that Creator/SentaiFilmworks is universally considered one of the most disliked anime licensing companies in recent years due to their average-to-poor DVD releases and dubbing quality. Whether they'll be successful or not remains to be seen, but today's a good day to be a LOGH fan.
28th Oct '15 5:11:32 AM Barano
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** With Iserlohn now worthless, Yang has been authorized to abandon it, and is preparing to do so to try and kill Reinhard in battle ([[KeystoneArmy as his death without a successor would cause infighting among his admirals]], [[IKnowYouKnowIKnow and both know this and that the other knows]]). Reuenthal doesn't know Yang's goal, but he knows he'll evacuate and launches a series of spoiling attack to do as much damage as possible and disturb the already difficult task of moving over 5,000,000 people. This is Attemborough's chance to shine: to give the Fortress' defenders a morale boost and try and force Reuenthal to give them pause, he leaves the Fortress with 500 transports escorted by 2,000 ships, and when Lennenkampf gave chase the warships escaped... And the transports ''exploded'', causing heavy losses and spreading chaos in the enemy force, now vulnerable to the outnumbered Alliance forces. Lennenkampf successfully retreats and returns to the main fleet, but between the transports and the Alliance warships he lost 2,000 ships (bonus point for Lennenkampf Fleet including the ''Garga Falmul'', the largest ship in the Imperial fleet and the mightiest after the [[spoiler: WaveMotionGun-equipped]] ''Asgrimm''). And convinced Reuenthal to not chase the Alliance fleet when they finally leave.
** Finally, Yang leaves Iserlohn. The Imperial Fleet enters, and disarms the bombs that would otherwise have blown up the Fortress... And Yang is ''happy''. Wait, what? [[spoiler: Turns out the bombs were a distraction for the ''real'' present: a computer sabotage that, if necessary, would allow Yang to easily recapture the Fortress. And when the time came, ''he did''.]] Now you know why even Reuenthal, [[GenreSavvy who knows Yang relies on his reputation to make his enemies exitate and second-guess him while he prepared an underhanded but relatively simple tactic]], ''still'' fears him and his trickery. [[spoiler: Reuenthal did suspect the bombs were just a divertion, but decided to not verify, because whatever Yang's plans were they didn't matter as long as he wasn't in command when he returned, and Yang could not have another chance anyway]].

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** With Iserlohn now worthless, Yang has been authorized to abandon it, and is preparing to do so to try and kill Reinhard in battle ([[KeystoneArmy as his death without a successor would cause infighting among his admirals]], [[IKnowYouKnowIKnow and both know this and that the other knows]]). Reuenthal doesn't know Yang's goal, but he knows he'll evacuate and launches a series of spoiling attack to do as much damage as possible and disturb the already difficult task of moving over 5,000,000 people. This is Attemborough's chance to shine: to give the Fortress' defenders a morale boost and try and force Reuenthal to give them pause, he leaves the Fortress with 500 transports escorted by 2,000 ships, and when Lennenkampf gave chase the warships escaped... And the transports ''exploded'', causing heavy losses and spreading chaos in the enemy force, now vulnerable to the outnumbered Alliance forces. Lennenkampf successfully retreats and returns to the main fleet, but between the transports and the Alliance warships he lost 2,000 ships (bonus point for Lennenkampf Fleet including the ''Garga Falmul'', the largest ship in the Imperial fleet and the mightiest after the [[spoiler: WaveMotionGun-equipped]] ''Asgrimm''). And convinced Reuenthal to not chase the Alliance fleet when they finally leave.\n
** Finally, Yang leaves Iserlohn. The Imperial Fleet enters, and disarms the bombs that would otherwise have blown up the Fortress... And Yang is ''happy''. Wait, what? [[spoiler: Turns out the bombs were a distraction for the ''real'' present: a computer sabotage that, if necessary, would allow Yang to easily recapture the Fortress. And when the time came, ''he did''.]] Now you know why even Reuenthal, [[GenreSavvy who knows Yang relies on his reputation to make his enemies exitate and second-guess him while he prepared an underhanded but relatively simple tactic]], ''still'' fears him and his trickery. [[spoiler: Reuenthal did suspect the bombs were just a divertion, but decided to not verify, because whatever Yang's plans were they didn't matter as long as he Reuenthal himself wasn't in command when he returned, it came to dealing with them; and Yang could not have another chance anyway]].


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** An addition is that as the purpose of the Imperial attack was a diversion, and winning before the other half of the fleet manages to secure Fezzan would have been pointless, Reuenthal wasn't really going all-out and concentrated on stalling for time; nevertheless, to put up a convincing act, his attacks were actually dangerous. As Yang noted, the Empire didn't skimp out just because it was a diversion.
28th Oct '15 4:54:25 AM Barano
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* In episode 25, we learn that, with the Lippstadt League out of the way, duke Klaus von Lichtenlade, the Minister of State (that, with the Prime Minister position vacant, was the ''de facto'' head of the government) was plotting against Reinhard. In episode 26, Oberstein uses [[spoiler: the attempt on Reinhard's life that ended with Kircheis' death]] as the excuse Reinhard's admirals need to act against him, so what the admiral do? Well, have you ever seen ''thousands of warships landing in the same city and its outskirts with tanks parachuting down''? Because that's how they returned to the capital to arrest Lichtenlade and his accomplices.

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* In episode 25, we learn that, with the Lippstadt League out of the way, duke Klaus von Lichtenlade, the Minister of State (that, with the Prime Minister position vacant, was the ''de facto'' head of the government) was plotting against Reinhard. In episode 26, Oberstein uses [[spoiler: the an unrelated attempt on Reinhard's life that ended with Kircheis' death]] as the excuse Reinhard's admirals need to act against him, so what the admiral do? Well, have you ever seen ''thousands of warships landing in the same city and its outskirts with tanks parachuting down''? Because that's how they returned to the capital to arrest Lichtenlade and his accomplices.
20th Sep '15 8:02:40 AM EDP
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** [[BigDamnHeroes Muller shows up and attacks Bewcock on the flank]], splitting his fleet in two. Doesn't matter: turns out Bewcock's goal is to ''kill Reinhard or die trying'', and as long as the ''Brunhild is shot down he wins. Carlsen's squadron coming into range... And Reinhard, having planned for this and knowing that by now he's low on energy, ''stops him as if he crushed on a wall'';

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** [[BigDamnHeroes Muller shows up and attacks Bewcock on the flank]], splitting his fleet in two. Doesn't matter: turns out Bewcock's goal is to ''kill Reinhard or die trying'', and as long as the ''Brunhild ''Brunhild'' is shot down he wins. Carlsen's squadron coming into range... And Reinhard, having planned for this and knowing that by now he's low on energy, ''stops him as if he crushed on a wall'';
13th Sep '15 5:11:53 PM Adept
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* A meta example: For decades, this show was perceived to be nigh impossible to license and bring to the US because of its sheer scale and the amount of work needed to put into it. Many fans were convinced they'd never be able to own their beloved series...until Anime Expo 2015 changed everything when VizMedia announced they were licensing the novels, and SentaiFilmworks announced they licensed the anime. All for US release. To say fans rejoiced would be a Herculean understatement, especially considering that SentaiFilmworks is universally considered one of the most disliked anime licensing companies in recent years due to their average-to-poor DVD releases and dubbing quality. Whether they'll be successful or not remains to be seen, but today's a good day to be a LOGH fan.

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* A meta example: For decades, this show was perceived to be nigh impossible to license and bring to the US because of its sheer scale and the amount of work needed to put into it. Many fans were convinced they'd never be able to own their beloved series...until Anime Expo 2015 changed everything when VizMedia Creator/VizMedia announced they were licensing the novels, and SentaiFilmworks announced they licensed the anime. All for US release. To say fans rejoiced would be a Herculean understatement, especially considering that SentaiFilmworks Creator/SentaiFilmworks is universally considered one of the most disliked anime licensing companies in recent years due to their average-to-poor DVD releases and dubbing quality. Whether they'll be successful or not remains to be seen, but today's a good day to be a LOGH fan.
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