Brett Jensen (
Fri, 10 Mar 2000 09:15:28 -0800

Look, I don't mind the similarities...I enjoyed finding them. There is also a lot of
fresh ideas in wing. that's what is cool about it. It aknowledges the past, but
makes it's own way toward the future.

Gundam X on the other hand was just plagerism. ^_^

IMHO: Tomino's own F91 is a far worse rip off of the original series than either.

---Brett Jensen

Edward Ju wrote:

> >How about this. Earth colonizes near orbit. Colonies rebel against Earth's
> >strict governing of them. Earth suppresses resistance. War is declared.
> >Mobile suits are being used by the stronger side in this conflict. The
> >loosing side creates Gundams and takes the war to the other side. The side
> >with the Gundams start to win. The side without the Gundams builds their own
> >version of Gundams, only to late to make any real difference. Orbital
> >disaster ensues, with heavy consequences for the Earth.
> Dude, this vague description could apply to over half of the Gundam series
> out there. Does that make them all rehashes of 0079? Besides, the Zeons
> didn't build their own version of Gundams in 0079, and the "heavy
> consequences for the earth" was mentioned in passing before the show even
> started, whereas in Wing it was placed in the grand finale.
> >Oh, and some of the main characters in Wing look the same as characters in
> >the original series, and are in the same roles serving the same purpose.
> >
> >SJ
> So who did I miss other than Zechs...? Relena wasn't exactly a Sayla Mass
> clone if you ask me. As for looking the same as characters from the original
> series, I kinda doubt that. One thing that really turned me off Wing
> initially was the characters' appearance. It just didn't have that smooth
> and savvy touch of Yaz.
> Eddie
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