Nightingale (
Mon, 5 Jul 1999 23:09:57 -0700 (PDT)

--- Richie Ramos <> wrote:

>> I'm sure, however, that the 2nd gen Mazinger has
>> the optional flying backpack so the 'indecent' tag
>> was avoided :)
> There was one episoide where it happened, because
> they had a flying enemy. she had experimental
> missiles on her which she fired in Mazinger's
> direction. He grabbed hold of both and pressed a
> button on them (I KID YOU NOT) and they activated
> off he went flying while holding on to Aphrodite's
> err, assets. Why it was never censored here in the
> Philippines I'll never know. Even as a kid I knew it

> was wayyyyyyyweirdddddd.

IIRC, the entire 1st gen Mazinger TV show was never
censored in Hong Kong, either. I think back then
governments were more tolerant (or was it ignorant) on
that kind of thing that's now being labelled as
'suggestive', 'sensitive', etc.

Those are the days.

Colin Liu.
"You shall withness the tears of an era."
Shuichi Ikeda (Char Aznable's voice actor),
Mobile Suit Z Gundam
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