Chris Maier (oom9@crosswinds.net)
Tue, 25 Jul 2000 17:47:56 -0400


Unfortunately, with the failure of Titan A.E, it does'nt look like that
won't happen anytime soon, although there's a lot of hype about something
called "Cybersix"

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From: Echo|Fox <echofox@wingzero.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2000 5:32 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Consider this scenario

> > But enough about my American animation rant. I think most American
> > attempts to make products and or series based on anime end up being
messed
> > up, look at New Adventures of Speed Racer, and especially Voltron 3D.
Plus,
> > I'm not a big fan of Adam Warren's comic takes on Dirty Pair and
Bubblegum
> > Crisis .Then there are other foreign properties which got messed up,
like
> > Godzilla and the British show Doctor Who, which suffered from messed-up
> > remakes.This actually works on both sides of the coin. Japan actually
turned
> > Spider-Man into a wacked-out Sentai show!American money can enter a
> > project-take for example, Bubblegum Crisis 2040, Street Fighter Zero,
Sin,
> > or Sol Bianca 2, which have American money put into them, but
>
> I'll have to disagree with you here. I exceedingly loved Grand Mal (Adam
> Warren's take on BGC). I just read it last weekend, and as a long time BGC
> fan, I felt it really captured the feeling that is bubblegum crisis. And
> hell, tell me it wasn't cool seeing Priss as retro-thrash rather than glam
> rock ("I'm not you're whore, I'm your angel of death!") ... not that I
> have anything against glam rock, the original BGC OSTS's are among my top
> 10 favorite non-Yoko Kanno OST's.
> I haven't had a chance to read his Dirty Pair books yet, but a friend of
> mine has them all and says they're great, so I'm sure one of these days
> I'll get around to reading them.
>
> However, on the whole US influenced anime thing, I can agree with the
> "sell out" aspect of it, but all it will take is one really well done US
> anime-esque production to make me change my opinion. I'm sure it will
> happen some day..
>
>
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