Re: [gundam] Gundam '99 and knee-jerk responses.


BlazeEagle@aol.com
Mon, 8 Feb 1999 20:48:16 EST


In a message dated 2/8/1999, Z@gundam.com writes:
> his is pure specualtion, but I think they got Syd Mead because they have
> their eyes on a Western audience and Hollywood distribution and Mead has
> quite a good track record.
> Consider, too, that anime and computer games are now in lockstep and that
> Syd Mead designed Tron, back when that was considered pushing the envelope.
> When I look at both the mecha and chara designs for Turn-A, they scream
> "CGI!" at me. Didn't the chara designer made his name doing games, not
> anime?
> I'm wondering if maybe they didn't design the game first and what we're
> looking at are the game designs on which the anime will be based....

Who knows... If its from a game, then I will enjoy making this new Gundam Blow
up :)



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