Raitenshi Veilchen (raitenshi@hotmail.com)
Sat, 29 May 1999 14:45:38 GMT


>From: Stuart Ng <silentaxis@geocities.com>
>Reply-To: gundam@aeug.org
>To: gundam@aeug.org
>Subject: Re: [gundam] Stop discriminating G Gundam!
>Date: Fri, 28 May 1999 19:30:47 -0700
>
>So you're actually saying that having super powers for mecha in a show
>which was actually meant for realistic mecha combat is good? Gundam is
>OBVIOUSLY made back when mecha with super powers dominated Japan's air
>waves. It was made to show to the Japanese audience that there is more to
>mecha than just super power wielding robots. And since Gundam was designed
>to be a more realistic rendition of mecha combat, I do not agree with what
>the franchise owners have done with G Gundam. Gundam is supposed to be set
>aside from "I've got a big gun/sword" stereotype, and it's supposed to be
>about politics and war...which in turn is politics. G Gundam is about a
>group of mecha that have been called Gundam to fight in a tournament to
>decide which faction controls the solar system for the next how many years?
> Also, Gundam is supposed to be a prototype mecha for the production of
>mass production MS'...Now Gundam is just an overly powerful robot with big
>guns.

Oh yeah? Tell me, who in G Gundam has a "big gun/sword" to begin
with? If you ask me, it's actually a rather intersting variation
to the word "Gundam".

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