Re: 0083 followups


A Long Time Ago, In A Galaxy, Far, Far Away.... (devillin@juno.com)
Mon, 14 Dec 1998 22:56:55 -0500


> Meanwhile, I wonder what I'm going to do now that Sunrise has decided
to
>go with the official English rendition "Principality of Zeon" (yes, this
>comes straight from Sunrise, along with the term "Earth Federation Space
>Force" instead of "UNT Spacy"). Sunrise's argument - these kanji
characters

How about EF Spacy? I like the sound of that a lot more than EF Space
Force. It's different, but close enough to the old one to be
recognizable.

>are used in real life to denote the principalities of Monaco,
Lichtenstein,
>et al - is a good one, but AnimeVillage decided instead to go with the
>traditional "Duchy of Zeon." So, do I adhere to the AnimeVillage
spelling
>or the Sunrise spelling?

But hasn't the name of Zeon always been designated as the Herzogtum
of Zeon or something to that effect (just like Luxembourg)? Liechtenstein
is
fully named the Furstentum Liechenstein (the Principality of ...) a
wording
that I don't think has appeared in any of the previous books and
magazines.

--
Linwood Foster
3 of 10, Rec.Games.Mecha Moderation Team
10th Lyran Guards, The Revenants.
http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Shadowlands/1315

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