Tabby (tabby@psn.net)
Sat, 29 Jan 2000 13:17:12 -0700


>Perhaps the word you are looking for is "Real Robot" -- that's the word
>Japanese speakers use to contrast with Super Robot subgenre. In that case,
>most people consider Gundam to be the turning point between Super Robot and
>Real Robot subgenres in Japan. Some people think the first Gundam is the
>first Real Robot series in Japan while other people think that the first
>Gundam still straddles both the Super Robot and Real Robot subgenres, but
>nevertheless most people agree that it kickstarted the Real Robot subgenre
>that followed.

I'll buy that.

tby

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