Chris Maier (oom9@crosswinds.net)
Wed, 12 Jul 2000 08:15:45 -0400


Showing a live-action show on Cartoon Network would be kinda strange
though...the only time we see live-action, it's when Space Ghost is
interviewing people..

----- Original Message -----
From: -V- <vsze@wwdg.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2000 3:38 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Marketting MSG on Cartoon Network

> Hrmm.. this is just a thought, but is G-Saviour supposed to be made so
that
> it's shown in channels such as Cartoon Network? Afterall, the Mitsusawa
> showing on June 3rdwas shown in 2 sessions, one in a dubbed version in
> Japanese and another in a subtitled version...
>
> -V-
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "ROBOTICK" <jercar@aristotle.net>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2000 1:46 PM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] Marketting MSG on Cartoon Network
>
>
> > Remember that the typical American isn't as exposed to anime as most of
> the
> > people on this list. They'll watch anything anime they can get their
> grubby
> > hands on, no matter how horrible it is. (pokemon, digimon, monster
> rancher,
> > etc.) Most don't even have enough of an eye for anime that they'd be
able
> > to tell the difference yet. I do think that hyping it up as the classic
> > beginning is an excellent idea, though. Anime is really starting to
> become
> > popular here. I wouldn't be surprised if it began to air in prime time
on
> > other stations besides the Cartoon Network.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Echo|Fox" <echofox@wingzero.net>
> > To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 11, 2000 12:23 PM
> > Subject: [gundam] Marketting MSG on Cartoon Network
> >
> >
> > I was reading alt.anime.gundam this morning (a bit of a letdown, as far
as
> > newsgroups go. The GML tends to be a bit more "mature", i.e. Evolution
of
> > the GM here, vs. who would win in a fight, the Gundam wing boys or the
> > cast of Dragonball Z. ick.), but I did see an interesting post. Someone
> > was commenting on how airing the original Gundam series would flop,
> > because of the dated animation and the fact that it wouldn't be accepted
> > after seeing Wing. Someone replied to that and said that if they
marketted
> > it right, it could work (can't recall who, but this was a brilliant
idea).
> > Basically, market it in the same was as Star Trek, the old series. Hype
it
> > up as a classic that started it all...
> >
> > Imagine a promo trailer like so:
> > <VoiceOver> For over 20 years, the Gundam saga has captivated audiences
in
> > Japan. 9 television series. 5 Original Video Animations. Three
theatrical
> > motion pictures.
> > [Insert scenes from every gundam TV, movie, and OVA with the year they
> > aired flashing over top. Scenes would include a mix of characters,
mecha,
> > and combat. Amuro entering the RX-78 in MSG with the manual in his lap.
> > Amuro vs Char in person. Amuro vs Char in MS's. Camille climbing into
the
> > RX-178. Char in the Type 100. The GP-01 vs the GP-02. On and on, all the
> > way up, showing God Gundam doing the God Finger, the Gundam X firing its
> > satellite Cannon, and then the Turn A vs the TurnX. Quick takes between
> > all the shots, but generally showing that its more than just mecha
combat,
> > although overlooking that aspect would alienate people who don't quite
get
> > it yet.]
> > <VoiceOver>In 1999, we brought you Gundam Wing ... now, we bring you the
> > classic that started it all ...MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM.
> > [More fast takes between scenes from MSG, again, a mix of characters and
> > mecha]
> > <VoiceOver>In 1979, a revolutionary TV series forever changed mecha
action
> > on television. Now, for the first time on North American soil, go back
> > to the beginning...
> > [Using previously animated footage, character and mecha art, and new 3d
> > footage (mmm can you say rotating wireframes of mobile suits?)
introduce
> > all of the characters, the political factions, and generally lay down a
> > background for the series.]
> >
> > Hey, it could happen =)
> >
> > ---
> > Nicholas "Echo|Fox" Paufler
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