Sat, 8 May 1999 16:53:23 EDT

In a message dated 5/8/1999 4:45:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
nandy@U.Arizona.EDU writes:

> The fact of the matter is, of course, that there are a TON of "Space
> Battleship" Anime out there, from Yamato, to Tyler, to Galactic Heroes,

I didn't know that there are a ton of them.

> etc etc... And there are also a ton of "Space Battleship With Mecha"
> shows, like Gundam, Gunbuster, Macross, Nadesico, etc etc... So there's
> little point in trying to 'rewrite' gundam into another genre which is
> already well-filled.


> I mean, we can easily say: "Tomino's Vision of the Newtype Future will
> naturally lead to a future destiny where three powerful 14-year old
> NewType girls with mystical powers will bust through space and time to
> save the universe: Gundam Mystical Mobile Suit Rayearth!" but what would
> the point of that be?

There'd be no point. That would totally be unGundam. Lets hope the Turn A
anime doesn't go in that direction.

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