Chris Maier (oom9@crosswinds.net)
Mon, 12 Jun 2000 15:14:08 -0400


Has'nt this reply been posted three times already?
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Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 3:05 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Why Endless Waltz Retcons?

> In a message dated Mon, 12 Jun 2000 1:38:27 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
Brett Jensen <heero@earthlink.net> writes:
>
> << Chris Maier wrote:
>
> > Well, the real world reason, I think, is that Kunio's Ookawara's
designs,
> > while interesting, were'nt quite exciting and interesting enough. So it
fell
> > on Hajime Katoki, who designed the OZ mechas, to give the Gundams a
fresh
> > new look for the OAV.
>
> I HATE the EW Gundams! I absolutely hate them. I love katoki's OZ MSs, but
those
> pointy shoes on DSHC look like crap. I mean, geez he took the very cool
and Evil
> looking Deathscythe Hell and turned into a Keebler elves reject. I think 2
Beam
> gattlings is more than enough for Heavyarms. The sandrock is inoffensive.
Sissy
> shoujo Wing zero custom is actually kind of cool though. I like how the
wings
> fold around, but the original design is much cooler.
>
> > Also, I think the designs might be retroactive, which would mean they
> > really looked like that during the series.
>
> Yes definately, based on the flashback at the beginning.
>
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>
>
> I don't know, I do like the EW Customs. And I like some of the originals.
But I HATE the Deathscythe Hell. It just looks stupid to me. Maybe when I
see it animated I will think differently. I also happen to prefer the
Original Wing Gundam to the Wing Zero Custom. I particularly liked the
chest vents, kinda like a classic car.
>
> Jason
>
>
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