Scott DiBerardino (
Thu, 30 Sep 1999 13:35:40 -0400

Yeah, that's the one. The Animedia special in question goes into a little
more detail, but only a little. There were lots of weird funky designs in
competition with the ZZ!

-scott \\

>From: "Chris Beilby" <>
>Subject: Re: [gundam] Omega Gundam
>Date: Mon, Sep 27, 1999, 3:15 PM

>>According to an Animedia special edition, there was an Omega Gundam rough
>>design that was up for a slot in Gundam ZZ (before the plot had been
>>finalized). It featured a mini-Gundam that transformed into the core-block
>>(!) and I think arms of the Omega Gundam, which was large and ZZ-ish with a
>>big-ass gun and all.
>>I think the sketches of the Omega Gundam were included in an early edition
>>of the MS Encyclopedia, the one that came out right after CCA back in 88?
>I have that edition of MS Encyclopedia, and I /think/ that I found what you
>were describing on page 96 in the lower righthand corner. It seems to be a
>Gundam with a second unit that transforms into the Upper torso of a Gundam,
>then attaches. I don't read japanese, unfortunately, so I can't be sure...
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