Re: copyright question


Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Tue, 26 Jan 1999 21:53:39 -0800


>On 26 Jan 99, at 15:18, Edward Ju wrote:
>
>> >What is Sotsu Agency and why is their name associated with every
>> >single Gundam show?
>>
>> I think they are the animation company that did the original TV series.
>> Their logo (looks like Mt. Fuji) is displayed prominently (in fact, full
>> screen) in the beginning of each Gundam movie.
>
>That's not the symbol of Sotsu Agency. It's the trademark for Matsu-
>take???(Pine-Bamboo) movie. The company that release Gundam
>movies to the theathers.(But since the industry is vertically
>intergrated in Japan, it's also a movie studio. Can't think of anything
>good that come out recently.)

Oops, I was thinking of that company when I heard "Sotsu", since it sounds
like "Pine-Bamboo" when you pronounce it in Chinese.

Eddie

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