henwee (henwee@yahoo.com)
Wed, 8 Sep 1999 08:28:04 -0700 (PDT)


thanks a lot !

--- garrick lee <dum_dee_doo@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >So can anyone please tell me wat the animation of G
> Gundam
> >looks like? Is it comparable to Gundam Wing? 'Cos I have
> >Gundam X and sometimes, the animation seems a bit . .
> poor
> >compared to Gundam W. maybe cos G X has real fighting
> but
> >then . . ..
> >
> >So, wat is the animation quality like ? Wat is it
> >comparable to ?
> >
> >-henwee
>
> well, for a circa '94 production, it feels like late 80's
> animation quality
> sometimes (because the character designs are just so 70's
> -- long thin geeky
> arms and legs).
>
> g gundam also waxes silly-cartoonish -- eyes bug out of
> their sockets and
> arms and legs flail (like something out of looney toons,
> heh) -- for comedy
> effect, usually done with the chinese kid. the designs
> are definitely
> big-eyes-small-mouth.
>
> overall, i say g gundam animation is at least on a par
> with g wing. less
> stock footage than g wing. mecha fighting is ok but
> always too short. it
> doesn't compare to f91's much hyped fighting sequences
> and gives daimos a
> run for funky moves (think streetfighter/mortal kombat
> fighting moves
> translated into mecha)
>
> i don't think g gundam caters to the bishonen phenomenon
> as much as g wing,
> so you have butt-ugly character designs sometimes (george
> d'sande is so
> freaking ugly, i don't know how he's supposed to be the
> aristocratic pretty
> boy. and i thought trowa's hairdo was bad...shiver me
> timbers! chibodee's
> hairstyle looks like something straight out of the
> psychedelic 80's...not
> bad, but takes some getting used to).
>
> dunno how g gundam compares with gundam x, animation
> wise.
>
> -ddd
>
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