Re: [gundam] Zeon ID


Der UberHanyok (mhanyo1@umbc.edu)
Thu, 8 Apr 1999 16:58:21 -0400


> In fact, it's SIEG Zeon , and that's one of those things that pretty
> much started all that Germanic aspect of Zeon Dukedom (along with that
> sentence about Giren being Hitler's tail): it's a reference to a nazi
> salute which was "Sieg Heil". Sieg itself only means "victory" in
> German. So basically, Sieg Heil meant hail for those guys.
> I guess if you used that Zion romanization, that would make the sentence
> sound all the more ambiguous.
> And yes, that's one of those things that make me uncomfortable with that
> whole Zeon adoration among Gundam fans..

I just like the suits! honest! Sieg Gelgoog n' stuff! Sieg Zaku even!

Matt "the voice of flawed logic" Hanyok
mhanyo1@umbc.edu
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