Re: Gundam Wind Endless Waltz questions


Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 00:36:12 -0800


>I *could* say that Gundam W is the exception that proves the rule or that,
>as a "alternate" universe, it doesn't follow the rules. Instead, I'll
>tackle this one head-on.
>
>There wasn't a hint of wings in the first two OAV volumes or the production
>artwork that accompanied them, all in somber earth-tones.
>
>Meanwhile, Evangelion swept in and made angels Real Cool. Winged MS
>must've suddenly looked like a good idea. No one'd complained about the
>bat-wings on the Deathscythe Hell, eh?

        At least those "bat-wings" are mechanical enough not to look
organic... but the point remains those feathered wings is by no means
more realistic than the metallic wings on the original.

>Gundam has always been a "me, too!" operation, what with transforming mecha
>and UNT Spacy (imitating Macross)

        Stealing back from your imitator... just to get even!!!

                                                                        Eddie

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