Char Aznable (charaznable@excite.com)
Thu, 1 Jun 2000 23:16:42 -0700 (PDT)


On Fri, 2 Jun 2000 00:32:47 -0400 (EDT), gundam@aeug.org wrote:

> Did they hired 100 new sculptors or something? Took them 2 years to come
> up with MG Dom, and now we get FAZZ, Sazabi, Nu Gundam and Type 100 (and
> maybe Gouf and what else).
>
> Maybe they got too many bomb threats if they release another Zaku
variant.
>
> To be honest, this whole model thing really caught me by surprise, I was
> thinking that when Big Bang 1999 is over, Bandai would be winding things
> down for the other nostalgic anime anniversary events. But we got so
many
> Gunplas that are completely new tooling around late '99-'00: PG Z, MG
NT1,
> ZZ, RX-79 and the phrephora of HGUC. They must have cranked it up
> bigtime.

well, I guess one of the factors is the recent increase in popularity of
Gundam worldwide, especially now that there are more fans doing subtitles
and more commercial companies doing subs and dubs, plus the internet.

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