Roland Thigpen (
29 Mar 2000 18:37:01 -0000

On Wed, 29 Mar 2000 10:30:26 -0800 (PST) "David \"Jojo\" Wong" <> wrote:
>To tell the truth, I always thought of Macross as a story of how civilians
>go on about their daily lives aboard a huge ship while a war was going on.
>Character interaction was stronger in Macross than Gundam, although Gundam's
>story had more psychological depth and an epic sweep. But when you come
>right down to it, both Macross and Gundam glorify war in a way, with 0080
>coming close to being the exception.

True, in some senses.

>Bottom line of both series: War does suck, but waging wars with giant robots
>is pretty cool. Which of course, is its objective: to sell more model kits.

ROTFLOL! Too true! Too true! Although this holds true more for Gundam than Macross, IMHO. Macross was more involved in selling books and video game stuff and CDs more than models, I think.

But I might be wrong.


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