-Z- (Z@Gundam.Com)
Mon, 29 Nov 1999 16:53:27 -0800


Just in from Asahiya:

Gundam Mechanics IV (1999.8.31, Hobby Japan, ISBN4-89425-208-2) 96 pages
(48 color) for 1,905.

This one covers Gundam ZZ and CCA or, perhaps more correctly, UC 0088 to 0093.

Here's the scorecard:

AMX-004-2 Qubeley Mk.II
AMX-004G Mass-Pro Qubeley
AMX-006 Gaza-D
AMX-008 Ga-Zowmn
AMX-009 Dreissen
AMX-011 Zaku III
AMX-011S Zaku III Custom
AMX-014 Dooben [sic] Wolf
AMX-015 Geymalk
AMX-01X Jamru-Fin
AMX-101 Galluss-J
AMX-102 Zssa
AMX-103 Hamma-Hamma
AMX-104 R-Jarja
AMX-107 Bawoo
AMX-109 Capule [= Kapool, in a couple of millennia]
AMX-117L Gaz-L
AMX-117R Gaz-R
NZ-000 Quin-Mantha
MSZ-010 ZZ-Gundam
MSZ-010B Amprified [sic] ZZ-Gundam
FA-010S Full-Armor ZZ-Gundam
G-Fortress
MS-06D Dessert [sic] Zaku
MS-09G Dwadge
MS-09H Dwadge-R
MS-14J Regelgu
RMS-119 Eye-Zack
RMS-192M Zaku Mariner
RGM-86R GM III
RMS-099B Schuzrum [sic] Dias
Geze [the junkyard MS]
Catol [the "50-year-old" (circa 0088) MS worshipped in Moon Moon]
FXA-08R Mega Rider
Zaku-Tanker
Petit Mobile Suits
Middle Mobile Suits
AMS-119 Geara-Doga
MSN-03 Jagd-Doga
MSN-04 Sazabi
NZ-333 Alpha-Azieru
RGM-89 Jegan
RGZ-91 Re-GZ
RX-93 Nu-Gundam
Hobby Hizack
Doek [CCA Petit MS, military]
Medo [CCA Petit MS, civilian]
Base Jaber [sic]
Shaclz [sic]

As you can see, the Romanized spellings are somewhat at variance here with
what a native English speaker might expect -- Shaclz, not Shackles -- and
what most fans regard as the Sturm Dias is given here as Schuzrum Dias. On
the other hand, the spellings are consistent with other "official"
Romanizations I've seen with two exceptions: Base Jaber, which is usually
Romanized as either Jobber or Jabber, and Medo, which is usually Romanized
as Medd.

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