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Is the old man from episode 2 the same person we see later?

In episode 2, an old man who is present when Oubu first ascends to the surface with Azuma as its heart mentions that he saw Oubu when it razed Ueno 24 years prior. Later, in episode 24, Azuma runs ...
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Is there any special reason for the Donyatsu shoutout in Kogane's backpack?

In Bubuki Buranki, Kogane has a Donyatsu backpack. Written on it above the face of the pastry cat are the words "Not Donyatsu". Is there any special reason (same author, authors were friends, same ...
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Why does the old man in episode 2 describe Oubu as “a part” of the thing that razed Ueno?

In episode 2, when Oubu ascends to the surface, an old man describes it as "a part" of the thing that razed Ueno. In what sense is Oubu "a part"? Oubu at this time does look slightly different than ...
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How is it that Maxim, Lyudmila, and Diana have three Bubuki amongst them?

Maxim has the heart of Zampaza; Lyudmila has the right arm; and Diana has the left arm. Given that they are full siblings (as far as I know), and that Bubuki are passed lineally from parent to child, ...
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Why do the non-Japanese characters sometimes refer to Buranki as “déraciné”?

While the Japanese characters in the show typically refer to the giants as "Buranki", some non-Japanese characters (particularly Guy) sometimes refer to them as "déraciné". This is a curious name ...
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What happened to London?

At the very beginning of episode 13, when Epimew responds to Guy's summons to deal with a Buranki, we watch Epimew fly by London, the "former capital". What on earth happened to London? Given that ...
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Where did the eighth Buranki fall?

When Kaoruko and Azuma awaken all the Buranki on Treasure Island in episode 1, they cause some of the Buranki to fall to Earth. Eight Buranki fall on Tokyo (according to contemporaneous news reports ...
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Why is part of Tokyo sealed off?

In episodes 1 and 2, we're shown that part of Tokyo is sealed off. In episode 2, after Oubu knocks Entei into the air, we get what I presume to be an aerial view of the region (enclosed by a circular ...
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Does the kid's inherited bubuki changed shapes to fit their owner's tastes?

It seems that the inherited Bubuki (Oubu's limbs) change shape to fit the tastes of the user. It is evident in Kogane's bubuki, it has a flower pattern matching her hairpins. Is there any reference ...