-V- (vsze@wwdg.com)
Thu, 13 Jul 2000 00:51:56 -0700


I see (i live in Canada, so i have no idea what cartoon network is anyway
hahaha)
-V-

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Maier" <oom9@crosswinds.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2000 5:15 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Marketting MSG on Cartoon Network

> 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
> > > http://www.wingzero.net - Home of the High Quality Gundam Image
Archive
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> > >
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