Richie Ramos (
Mon, 13 Sep 1999 03:42:37 +0800

>> Generally, it's never Romanized as 'Zion' for the reason that Shodt
>> didn't use that form, due to the religious and political connotations of
>> the name.
>AnimeVillage says its "Zeon", so I guess its offically "Zeon", now. You'll
>see the "Zeon" spelling used in all of AV's Gundam info.

Religious controversy aside, i kinda would figure that Zion would have been
an interesating take on how the "dukedom" saw itself...the true descendants
of human development and all that. still, I agree in principle that the
religious connotations are way too sensitive for it to have been officially
translated as such.

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