Der UberHanyok (email@example.com)
Sat, 25 Sep 1999 22:23:57 -0400
> F91 is probably a better introduction, for many reasons. It's probably
> They really worked hard on F91 and the level of detail in the backgrounds
> of the space colonies is incredible, but it was a flop and even
> AnimeVillage is loath to take a chance on it, despite having an official
> subtitled master in hand.
I'm really hoping they reconsider releasing it - I mean, they're bringing
out 08th MS, GW, and EW next year, why not throw in a one-tape movie? I
really want to see F91, anyhow.
> The compilation movie trilogy remains the best entrée into the Gundam
> in terms of both length (2 to 7 hours) and level of detail, but perhaps
> also balk at 20-year-old animation styles. In that case, you're left with
> one or the other of two Gundam TV series: Z Gundam and V Gundam.
yeah, I love the movie trilogy but the animation is kinda dated. It's good
animation, but unless you WANT to watch them, it's hard to get others into
it. I also expected Zeta Gundam to be the next series they would release
here, not Gundam Wing. (Mostly because I figured they'd try to get the UC
timeline stuff over here first, but that's what the fans would do. A company
would go for $$$.)
> Z holds up surprisingly well in the animation department and was, to my
> mind, the peak of storytelling in the UC timeline. (I'm biased,
I've heard nothing but good things about Zeta. Hopefully it will come out
here, one day.
Matt "pointless babble" Hanyok
"Amazing. You spoke all that but didn't actually say anything."
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