Chris Beilby (
Fri, 10 Sep 1999 23:51:54 -0700

Kev K wrote:
> What do you guys think of Gyan?? I never saw the ORIGINAL tv series except
> for the 3 movies. The first time I saw Gyan was on those old gumpra models.
> I found its design to be intriguing. With a diamond shape head, beam saber
> and a shield!! Yes a shield, one of the few Zion MS that actually sports a
> shield. But sadly to my knowledge, it sports no beam guns, thus the lack of
> advantage in long range battles. But nevertheless,very striking in design.
> It actually looks like a MS only to be piloted by aces or the higher rank
> officers. The reason I choose Gyan for the topic is because nobody ever
> talks about it. A small change at least.
Well, IIRC, the Gyan is a close combat design, and a very good one at
that. I havn't seen the series yet, but I believe that Ma Kube gave the
Gundam a fairly serious challenge in this particular MS.

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