Re: Gundam Wind Endless Waltz questions


Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Thu, 3 Dec 1998 01:26:59 -0800


>At 23:49 12/1/98 -0800, you wrote:
>>>What happened to the 5 Gundams in the series? How come the Gundams used
>>>in the Endless Waltz series were different ones?
>>
>> Bandai redesigned the Gundams so they can sell more kits but sticking
>>to a proven formula.
>
>More to the point, TV is now deemed a children's venue in Japan and OAVs
>are the teen/adult medium. The original Gundam W designs were therefore
>rendered in primary colors with a view toward realization as
>battery-operated toys as well as models, while the later OAV mecha were
>rendered in more a more somber color scheme and remodeled along more
>"realistic" lines.
>
>-Z-

        This does not pass the straight-face test. How can you say that
when the OVA version's Wing Zero has FEATHERED WINGS?! How is that more
"realistic"?!

                                                                        Eddie

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