Vincenzo Bruni (
Fri, 25 Jun 1999 08:52:37 +0200

Tabby wrote:
> >>The only place a design is "official" is when it's being animated.
> >
> >Hmm... I think the moment a design ends up in the Gundam Encyclopedia
> >it's official enough.
> I've got it, but I'm not sure it's any more canonical than the many Gundam
> books to come before it. I've seen numerous variation in books for Gundam,
> Z Gundam, and ZZ Gundam, many of which were neither animated nor marketed
> as models. And the MS Encyclopedia itself containg the "M-MSV Kunio
> Ohkawara Collection" which isn't related to any of the "official" Gundam
> media(Anime, Games, or Sunrise-sanctioned novels & manga). As I said, it's
> not really official until it's animated(until then, Sunrise/Bandai can and
> *will* change thier minds about previously released material)..
> tabby

One example is the MS-O7-H3 (I believe), Flying Gouf. In Gundam Project
we read that this machine was the last Flying Gouf designed bu then we
have the 8th MS Team Flying Gouf H8, a later prototype.
Bye, Vincenzo

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