Re: [gundam] Re:

Roger Harkavy (
Sun, 14 Feb 1999 13:01:03 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 14 Feb 1999, Chris Beilby wrote:
> Look at the time Gundam was originally made, and remember that it was intended
> as a Monster of the Week anime (Look at the Mobile Armors that keep popping up
> near the end...) The Zaku II was designed this way so that it would be tougher
> and more meacing looking. More Monster like than the Heroic Superhero Mecha (The
> Gundam.) In other words, a Villan Mecha.

Gundam and it's "hero robot" roots (the subject of a forthcoming post once
I draft it up) are already apparent to me, but how do the Zaku's hoses
make it "monstrous"? The spikes, yes, but segmented hoses?

Roger Harkavy

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