Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Mon, 23 Aug 1999 14:27:27 -0700


>In a message dated 8/22/1999 10:55:48 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>kurenaijiku@tech-base.com writes:
>
>> Just look at the name/meaning of Gundam. First off, Tomino wanted to call
>> it Gunboy but it sounded too immaturish. So he called it Gundom; dom means
>> to protect. However, it wasn't "powerful" enough, so he took "dam" which
>> is a barrier which protects rushing water from villages/towns. So the
>> Earth is a symbolic version of a village and Gundam is the "dam"/protector.
>> Gundam is simply something which protects the truth/humanity/or justified
>> rights of life.
>
>Thanks, I knew it was something like that, but, I couldn't find the right
>word. I knew a Gundam protects, just didn't know it protects truth/humanity/
>or justified rights of life.
>
>Aaron

This sounds ridiculous. Gundam is just a MS developed by the losing Feds
as a direct reaction to the MS-capable Zion. It was a weapon developed to
save their corrupt ass, not a superhero like... Batman!

Eddie

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