Chris Maier (oom9@crosswinds.net)
Tue, 25 Jul 2000 17:23:56 -0400


It was Funimation, perhaps the worst company to own the rights to something
in the history of anime. They managed to turn DBZ into kiddie fare even
without Saban(Which did the first two seasons).

----- Original Message -----
From: ROBOTICK <jercar@aristotle.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Monday, July 24, 2000 11:44 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Will Gundam become the next fad?

> Isn't Viz the one that changed "HELL" to be "HFIL", the Home For Infinite
> Losers? Or was that Funimation?
> P.S. someone fill in a hopeless geek and tell me what an "otaku" is.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rodrick Su" <rsu@tigana.com>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Monday, July 24, 2000 10:38 PM
> Subject: RE: [gundam] Will Gundam become the next fad?
>
>
> Once again, please read this :
> http://www.dvdfile.com/news/views/digital_otaku/2000/7_19.htm
>
>
> [ Rodrick Su [ ]
> [ rsu@tigana.com [ I might be crazier than you think. ]
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org [mailto:owner-gundam@ml.aeug.org]On
> > Behalf Of Michael Wong x4241
> > Sent: Monday, July 24, 2000 2:06 PM
> > To: gundam@aeug.org
> > Subject: Re: [gundam] Will Gundam become the next fad?
> >
> >
> > Dear List:
> >
> > > If it does turn out as bad as you think, we should direct our vegeful
> > > mail at Bandai instead of the network and ask them not to liscence
their
> > > shows to people who don't care about the artistic integrity of a them.
> > > If they'd market it properly (To the D&D and magic playing college and
> > > HS students) they would have a mega hit.I've never seen an anime with
> >
> > Hey, I graduated away from college (grad school) quite a few
> > years ago and I
> > still play Magic and D&D (on computers only...). In my opinion,
> > people like
> > us are minority and the series won't become a mega hit if they
> > are marketing
> > to us. On the subject of Magic and D&D, how many fellow GML'ers
> > waste their
> > money and time on these 2 addictions too? I'd love to find/meet some
new
> > players in the Silicon Valley area.
> >
> > > more universal appeal than escaflowne, if they F**k it up I'll
certainly
> > > give em a (polite) earful!
> >
> > There's no doubt that Escaflowne would have to go through massive
> > edits to make
> > it "suitable" for U.S. audiences, which guarantees that real
> > anime fans would
> > be upset by the final product.
> >
> > > Cut out Yohko Kanno? this confirms my theory that the water in
Hollywood
> > > makes you retarded.
> >
> > Nah, I doubt the American public will like anime style music too much.
I
> > actually do like Yohko Kanno's work on Escaflowne, but don't like
> > most anime/
> > J-pop music. I'd bet that most American kids would switch to
> > another channel
> > when they hear Japanese lyrics.
> >
> > > ---Brett Jensen
> >
> > Michael
> >
> >
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