Thu, 29 Jun 2000 21:52:44 -0700
yeah, they usually just take yomiuri or the local newspaper and stick it
on.. the funniest ones are usually when they take foreign (english)
newspaper articles and just stick it in...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward Ju" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2000 9:24 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] 08th MS Team joke
> > I was watching it again today with my computer instead of on TV, but
> >did anyone notice that on Episode 10, when they were completing the
> >Apsaras checks, the component names were as follows: AMD K6 3D+ BSD/B63
> >Cyrix 6x86MX DDC-1 DDC-2AB DirectX SDK Enhanced 46D4 Fast ATA-2 etc...
> >that would mean either: a) Ginius is a cheap ass or a "scratch builder"
> >truly building a toy from OLD OLD computer parts and algorithms
> >those parts and software aren't brand spanking new even in our time) b)
> >there is a computer freak on the 08th MS team production team... -V-
> This is nothing new in anime - the animators are not technies, and when
> they needed some "screen display" of technical data/readout they will
> take whatever ROM dumps or program source codes they could find and put it
> in place regardless of whether it makes sense or not - they probably
> even know what the information is in the first place.
> You'll see this in manga a lot too, when a character is shown reading off
> newspaper or passage, you will see the cut-n-pasted text has nothing to
> with the context.
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