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Jiron! An ICBM is heading towards the Iron Gear! What do?
Jiron: I’ll catch the thing!
But Jiron, you’ll DIE.
Jiron: I won’t die so easily! This is anime!
*Jiron catches the ICBM
…And after that, he did toss that ICBM. Into Mr. “MY MECHA HAS PLOT ARMOR” and his ship.
And that was when I realized that Tomino was a cool dude and everything was right in the world.