Re: [gundam] Even more Tomino interview


Prabal Nandy (nandy@U.Arizona.EDU)
Mon, 15 Feb 1999 14:24:24 -0700 (MST)


> * He considers all of the sequels he did as the failure, due to lack of
> his talent.

  So he considers all the sequels like GG and WG a failure because he
didn't work on them? How egotistical!

> * He wanted to do different projects, such as WW2-themed one or one that

  You mean like Kishin Corps?

> takes in medieval Japan, but sponsers didn't let him. So he ended up

  You mean like Gasaraki (or any number of other animes).

> making Gundam, thinking "do I have to do this again?"
> * He finally decided to accept the stereotype "Tomino=Gundam"

  No choice really, though he did work on L.Gaim, right? And also ABD!

> * New series will focus on emotion, and idea that will destroy the
> industrial society today (or something like that...)

  That sounds odd to me... I really hope we're not going to have another
Macross on our hands here, i.e., "Destroy EVIL with the power of LOVE and
JPOP MUSICAA ATTAAAKKARRRRUUUU!"

                                                        -Probe



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