Re: [gundam] Viz 0079 series?


Chris Beilby (cbeilby@earthlink.net)
Sat, 27 Mar 1999 12:13:04 -0800


Michael Garner wrote:

> >> I bought a copy of this. The first four pages were painted, so they look
> >> awesome. The rest of his technical drawings are good, but his characters
> >> are a tad weaker. I picked up the comic the same day as I received the
> MS
> >> Gundam movies, and it follows the first 30 minutes quite close. If you
> >> really like a paper version, then go for it, however it's nothing new.
> >
> >It's worth buying because it's based on the TV series, and not the
> Compilation
> >movies, and therefore has everything we didn't see. (Even the Zakrello
> [ugh])
>
> Oh and I forgot to mention that the layout is reverse (hey! Isn't that the
> spiky shoulder suppose to be on the other side?). I would seem they didn't
> put the effort forward to place them properly. It's a minor detail.
>
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The reversal is a common problem in Manga translations, due to the Right to Left
layout used in Japan. Anyone who's read Manga for years is usually used to it.

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