Mobile Suit Gundam (msgundam@mediaone.net)
Thu, 18 May 2000 08:15:36 -0400


----- Original Message -----
From: Roland Thigpen <jenius@unspacy.org>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2000 08:04
Subject: RE: [gundam] Nomenclature

> On Thu, 18 May 2000 01:19:20 -0700 Rodrick Su <rsu@tigana.com> wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org [mailto:owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org]On
> >> Behalf Of Blackeagle
> >> Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2000 12:37 AM
> >> To: gundam@aeug.org
> >> Subject: [gundam] Nomenclature
> >>
> >>
> >> I'm a tad bored, so I thought it might be interesting to develop
> >> a list of
> >> all the names used for giant robots in various anime shows. What
> >> I mean by
> >> names is the generic term for any giant robot from that
> >> particular seriee.
> >> For instance from the Gundam universe the term I'd be looking for
> >> is Mobile
> >> Suit, not Gundam.
> >>
> >> The list so far (please feel free to add more):
> >>
> >> Mobile Suit (Gundam)
> >> Labor (Patlabor)
> >> Guymelef (Escaflowne)
> >> Mortar Head (Five Star Stories) - isn't there some odd spelling for
this?
> >> ? (Macross) - I don't quite know what to do for this one. Valkyrie is
> >> specific to the U.N. Spacy's transformable mobile suits. Battroid
maybe?
>
>
> Valkyrie for the generic tranforming fighter, specifically Battroid when
in robot mode. Destroid for the other nontransforming Earth robots.
>
>
> >> Antibody (Brainpowered)
> >>
> >> There's got to be a lot more. Anyone?
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Armored Trooper (AT) or Votoms(which is just a more accurate description
of
> >it) (Armored Trooper Votoms)
> >Tracer (Blue Comet SPT Layzner)
> >CB Armor (Fang of the Sun Dougram)
> >Heavy Metal (Heaval Metal L-Gaim)
> >Metal Armor (Metal Armor Dragoon)
> >Aura Battler (Aura Battler Dunbine)
> >
> >
>
>
> Power Dolls (Power Dolls)
> Hardsuits, Motorslaves, Powered Suits, battlesuits and Battlemovers
(Bubblegum Crisis and related series, although most of these are not giant
robots, per se)
> Evangelions (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
> Gunbuster (Aim for the Top Gunbuster, I don't think the robot had a
generic name other than this)
>
> There are also giant robots in Knights of Ramune and Orguss, but i can't
remember their names, and don't have time to pop in the tapes.
>
> Roland

'Dangioh' - hope I spelled it right....

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