KurenaiJiku (kurenaijiku@tech-base.com)
Sat, 10 Jun 2000 22:34:57 -0700

G Gundam was meant to be Marvel VS Capcom meets Gundam. Which is what
happened...but then it mixes classical (very classical) good ol' Mazinger Z
and Voltron antics to Gundam...which is the reason why I didn't like it.
Gundam as Tomino wanted to be in the first place, was to be a realistic
version of the mecha shows. Till Gundam showed up, all the mecha shows in
Japan were just about a guy in a big robot fighting with really wacky
magical powers and black and white evil antagonists. Tomino wanted to make
a realistic show (well more believable than what's out there) and that's
the intended purpose of Gundam. If you try to change that, well...it's not
exactly Gundam is it now...

>In addition to CCA, I also got to see the first 4 eps of G Gundam (talk
>about a contrast!)
>The only way I can describe it is sheer lunacy. The concept of the Gundam
>Fight is fairly out there, but the execution they chose is so wacky and
>ridiculous it's just hard to describe. It's just so unlike any other Gundam
>series I've seen.
>I guess all I can say is it would be an interesting series to watch while
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