Paul Fields (
Tue, 12 Oct 1999 13:18:47 EDT

Thank You Al... I couldn't have said it better


>From: Alfred Urrutia <>
>Subject: Re: [gundam] Anime VS Cartoons
>Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 10:15:34 -0700 (PDT)
>On Oct 12, 12:36pm, Kaworu Nagisa wasted bandwidth discussing:
> > Subject: Re: [gundam] Anime VS Cartoons
> > Wait, what I meant with "aesthetics" is... well, try
> > comparing the mecha designs of Battletech with that
> > of Macross or Gundam. I think you'll see what I mean.
> >
>You're saying that Battletech represents the best that Western animation
>has to offer vs. Macross or Gundam? You mind explaining that?
> > Well, if non-Japanese will do anime and keep the nice
> > anime elements intact, fine. But what if they don't?
> > Wouldn't that be just horrible?
> >
>Sure, the Westerners haven't quite mastered the core elements like the
>underage sex scenes, the required nuke blast that takes out Tokyo *again*
>(although I suppose for the U.S. we'd substitute New York), the young
>whiner kid who, by virtue of his scheming father gene-engineering him,
>is more capable of operating the super weapon mech than any pilot who's
>actually trained for it, the idol singer love triangle, etc. etc. You
>seriously want an entire second set of animators and directors producing
>*more* of that stuff? Maybe a team of girls in Catholic school uniforms
>saving the Earth while at the same time prickteasing every boy in their
>classes? Certainly there needs to be an Emmy category for that, it's
>been ignored for too long. Maybe I'm alone here but I'd welcome a new
>approach to some of that.
>"With performance like that [22.08 sec quarter mile time at 62.6 mph],
> the car could barely out-run the connecting rods falling out of it."
> - Car Craft mag, on the Olds Diesel 260 V8 ("Top 10 Worst V8s")
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