Re: [gundam] New Gundam Design Revealed!!!

Prabal Nandy (nandy@U.Arizona.EDU)
Mon, 8 Feb 1999 23:55:51 -0700 (MST)

> Since the images currently on display look like early production art
> check the scribbly pencil lines on Yasuda's character illos - I'll hold

  But the mecha designs look _really_ finalized. I mean, they looked like
rendered CGI models or something.

> contrast to the rest of the list - that the head is the _only_ thing I
> like. You can actually get a better look at it in the link image on the

  Well, it's the least sucky part of a VERY sucky design.

> <>. The V-fins
> originate from its cheeks and stick up on either side of the head,
> forming - groan - the "turn-A" symbol itself.

  Ridiculous... absolutely ridiculous. What's next, the Bandai logo
eblazoned on its shield?
  I can't say the body is completely undetailed, but what detail is there
looks almost nonsensically random and completely functionless... this
design looks more like something out of "X-men" than something I'd
expect to see out of Anime!


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