henwee (henwee@yahoo.com)
Fri, 25 Feb 2000 07:35:53 -0800 (PST)

um.... actually, could anyone please inform me on the
quality of the animation of Turn A ? i've got views ranging
from OK to choppy to below standard.
so, wat other Gundam show is the animation of Turn
Acomparable to ?


--- mirai y <zafikel@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >From: -Z- <Z@Gundam.Com>
> >
> >I got the impression that the technology wasn't lost so
> much as forsworn --
> >something like the Amish or some of the 60s communes.
> Tomino had something
> >like that in the original Gundam, with entire
> communities of "caretakers"
> >who lived traditional pre-industrial lifestyles on Earth
> to preserve the
> >cultures of societies that had been exiled to space.
> >Tomino seems to be using nudity to symbolize freedom of
> spirit here. In
> >the past, he's used nudity for comic effect more often
> than not, as with
> >the Usso escape scene. When he's not using it to yank
> the audience's
> >chain, he often uses it to convey childlike innocence.
> And, of course,
> >pure spirits are shown as nudes, as in the famous
> conclusion of Ideon and
> >various Newtype encounters.
> >I think that Tomino's anime is so affecting because
> Tomino cares about his
> >characters and is able to make his audience care, but he
> is not protective
> >of his characters and lets them get hurt. It's the same
> thing that made
> >Babylon 5 so good -- a writer who creates characters
> with whom we can
> >identify and puts them in situations whose consequences
> are deeply felt by
> >all concerned.

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