Chris Beilby (
Wed, 05 May 1999 08:53:26 -0700 wrote:

> In a message dated 5/5/99 7:17:51 AM Central Daylight Time,
> writes:
> << > Just remember that Crossbones Vanguard ace Zabine Chareaux does bear a
> striking
> > resemblance to the legendary Red Comet of Zeon...
> I did notice that, but I attributed that to character designer Yoshikazu
> Yasuhiko doing a rush job for the F-91 movie, plus the fact that he tends to
> have "stock" characters to play the roles for which they're designed. I
> really
> don't assign anything to canon unless it is explicitly stated thus (hence, a
> real good character dictionary is needed). >>
> NOw Wait a second here. Are you trying to blindly ignore the fact that every
> Gundam series must have a Char Clone. tell me when you see that Zechs guy
> from GW, especially with his helmet on, or that Zabine guy, or Gato(Rade,
> haha), or etc. etc. you don't automatically recognize them for the Char clone
> that they are. That is reallly what Tomino is trying to break away from
> with Turn A. The repetetive Char/Amuro Clone syndrome.
> Jason
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Not 0080, unless you reallllllllly strech it and call Al and Bernie Char and
amuro clones respectively.

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