Chris Maier (oom9@crosswinds.net)
Fri, 16 Jun 2000 09:31:17 -0400


There was this weird Hanna-Barbera cartoon from the 70s in which this guy
turned into a car-I believe it was called "Turbo Teen". Not quite a giant
robot, but you get the idea.
Also, I suppose Guyver could have that concept, except it was kinda like an
armor as opposed to a robot.
----- Original Message -----
From: Andrew Dynon <ajdynon@students.latrobe.edu.au>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2000 3:45 AM
Subject: Re: New Robot show ideas (was Re: [gundam] Robot Renaissance)

> At 08:12 PM 6/15/00 EDT, you wrote:
> >In a message dated 6/15/00 7:24:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> scorpio@best.com
> >writes:
> >
> ><< Not characters in the sense that they have spoken lines, but the
various
> > antibodies have different personalities (shy, aggressive, anxious,
friendly)
> > which play off those of their pilots, and they have their own kind of
> > generational conflict to resolve that echoes those of the human
families...
> >>>
> >
> > Thanks for the summary, it helped a bit. I have been thinking about
this,
> >what if the robots where actual characters themselves? Also, has this
been
> >done? Have a giant robot that can turn into a human to disguise itself
when
> >its not fighting evil or its enemies? I am trying to write a robot story,
am
> >am not doing too well, though. Have any suggestions of what it should be
> >about? I can't settle on a theme for the story.
> >
> >Aaron
>
> Well, "Giant Robots as Characters" has been done (Transformers, anyone?
> Also The Iron Giant). I don't think I've seen the "human becomes a giant
> robot" thing, but Ultraman comes close, and there are things like Tekkaman
> Blade and Borgman.
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> Andrew Dynon
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