WooJin (leew5@earthlink.net)
Sun, 28 Nov 1999 15:26:05 -0500


What about the "Blow Superior", whichs boasts of its "Perfect Mounting Real
Change" Ability? Thats gotta one of the funniest names for a machine I've
ever seen ;)

What am I talking about? the Mospeada Armor Bike, Of course ;)

WooJin Lee woojin@rpgfan.com
RPGFan Editor &Message Board Admin
http://www.rpgfan.com

----- Original Message -----
From: Tomonaga <Tomonaga@xtra.co.nz>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 28, 1999 2:02
Subject: Re: [gundam] Stupid Question

> If you have seen Z Gundam, the name is not funny at all, as it is
> pronounced Ba-jee-na. But I do crack up everytime I play Char's
> Counterattack on the playstation when the name is spelt exactly the same
> as the female genitalia.
>
> As a Japanese national, I do feel embarassed everytime I see things like
> this, but in reality the most products displaying bad or nonsensical
> English were meant for Japanese eyes only and because most people won't
> know/notice the mistakes the companies don't bother getting an accurate
> translation. All they care about is how good it looks to the eye and how
> foreign it appears/sounds. But still you would think that big companies
> would have at least one employee with good English who could check the
> work! I always wanted to go up to the companies and offer to check the
> English so as to avoid further emabarassment/shame in the future. : )
>
> Only consolation is that there is an TV game show in Japan which includes
> a segment where the show sends a reporter to look for bad/poor use of the
> English language in the cities and make fun of/educate the people
> responsible. : )
>
> Tet
>
>
>
> Federico Makabenta wrote:
>
> > I've always wanted to ask this of Gundam fans:
> >
> > When did Quatre Bagina cease to become funny for you guys?
> >
> > I still can't avoid a snicker everytime I hear it...
> >
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