Chris Beilby (
Wed, 10 Nov 1999 14:07:15 GMT

> >> 2) Which is the most correct romanization? Hamaan "Kahn", "Khan",
>"Karn", or "Kaan"
> >
> >The correct romanization would be 'Karn' but if you follow this form then
>it would be
> >'Hamarn Karn' since romanization is just a phonetic reproduction of
>Japanese characters
> >using the English alphabet. I'm not sure what the 'official' spelling is
>though. 'Khan' and
> >'Kaan' is pronounced in English as 'Karn' but in Japanese it would be
>'Kan' and 'Ka-An'.
> So, any of the romanizations except "Karn" is okay? But
>which is the most widely used and accepted by Gundam fans?


> >> 3) In what way are the Z Gundam and the ZZ Gundam related with regards
>to the storyline?
> >>
> >
> >ZZ Gundam is the sequel to Z Gundam and thus carries on the story from
>the end of Z Gundam.
> >Hamarn Karn appears towards the end of Z Gundam and is defeated at the
>end of ZZ Gundam.
> So, if I'm only interested in Hamaan's story but can afford to watch only
>one series, which should I see?
>Z or ZZ?

Zeta. It's considered by most to be the single best installment in the
entire Gundam saga, whereas ZZ Gundam is generally looked upon as being one
of the worst.

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