Ray Hashman (megaman@infinet.com)
Tue, 15 Feb 2000 15:11:26 -0500


I have it if anyone wants me to post it up.

----- Original Message -----
From: Robert Ludvig <tameno@hotmail.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2000 1:47 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] New CN Wing commercial

> Of course, all that violence in the commercial may be from the unedited
> versions that will show on Sat. Night....Did anyone manage to tape the
> commercial and capture it to RealVideo like last time?
>
>
> >From: Brett Jensen <heero@earthlink.net>
> >Reply-To: gundam@aeug.org
> >To: "gundam@aeug.org" <gundam@aeug.org>
> >Subject: [gundam] New CN Wing commercial
> >Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2000 19:18:44 -0800
> >
> >I Just saw the new longer commercial for GundamWing on Cartoon Network,
> >and much to my surprise I wasn't (too) repelled.
> >
> >Let me just say that I am a huge GW fan. Despite the fact that I've been
> >heavily into Gundam for 10 years, Wing was the first Gundam series that
> >I bought all the LDs of!
> >
> >Naturally, when I heard that they would be showing Wing on TV, I was
> >horrified. (Still am a bit) Visions of poorly concieved Euphemisms for
> >"I'll kill you" danced in my head. Perhaps my worst fear was that they'd
> >try to make it educational by adding a little moral at the end (like
> >they did with Sailor moon) Something like: "Heero Sez, Always remember
> >to kill any witnesses!" ^_^
> >
> >Well, from what I can see from the commercial it doesn't look too bad.
> >The dialogue seemed fairly accurate, though the acting slightly sucked.
> >(it IS a dub afterall)
> >
> >As far as violence goes; they didn't seem to be holding back much: they
> >showed Deathscythe cutting a Leo in half, and Lady Une kicking the guy
> >(can't remmember his name???) out of the back of a plane and shooting
> >him on the way down! (one of my favorite scenes from the show BTW)
> >
> >It's kinda cool to see commercials for GW on US TV....I'll keep my
> >fingers crossed that it doesnt suck too bad.
> >
> >
> >Brett "Heero" Jensen
> >
> >
> >
> >
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