-V- (vsze@wwdg.com)
Thu, 13 Jul 2000 21:27:10 -0700


It'll most probably be read Shar (the R sound doesn't sound in Japanese, so
it was left out. Just like if you were to say sailor it'd be seeraa
(SAY-RAH).

-V-

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From: "Blackeagle" <cdupchurch@hotmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [gundam] Char pronounciation

> SNIP
>
> >Now, for:
> >ObGundam:
> >With all the talk of the original MSG airing on Cartoon network. .. no
one
> >has asked the big question ... how are they going to pronounce Char? It's
> >going to be tough to convince american kids that its 'Sha' and not Char
(as
> >in broiled).
>
> It seems like that would be pretty easy. After all, under what
> circumstances would your average CN watcher see his name spelled before
> hearing it pronounced? So, as long as the VA's pronounce it accurately
> (which is not a foregone conclusion) everyone will be wondering why it's
> spelled Char instead of Sha (yes this does dig open an old wound :-)
>
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