Josh CTC (
Wed, 09 Aug 2000 17:43:32 GMT

I have seen both, but I was trying for a Gundam feel. I would say that both
are very interesting takes on the whole robot genre, but they both look
organic. Maybe I just have a mental block, but I'll have to go shopping for
ideas. But thanks for mentioning Dunbine, since I've had an idea put into my
head. Maybe I'll have initial mecha and character designs up soon.
>check out escaflowne and Aura Battler Dunbine fo r your influences..
>Dunbine was a series created by Tomino that took place on an alternate
>world(dimension?) with insectoid mecha...If you havent seen escaflowne, you
>rent it.. They did some cool ideas for their mechs...
>Josh CTC wrote:
> > Hey all, I was thinking of doing a fan art manga, with a steam punk
> > (since some people on here seemed to like the idea.)
> > Of course, I would firstly need your kind support, and
> > comments/suggestions/anything on what to do and how to do it.
> > I was thinking of a few questions and things I would like to point out,
> > bear with me.
> > First of all, I was thinking of UC vs Alt. Universe. Alternate universe
> > would be a good thing, since I won't have to check up on events that
> > happened or is currently happening, and besides I'm free to play with
> > whatever concepts I can gather to mind.
> > Another thing is technology level. Since the setting won't be ultra
> > technologically advanced, I was wondering about some things, such as the
> > beam weaponry and such. I was thinking of a variety of possibilities,
> > as steam powered turbines (no duh.), electricity holding cells charged
> > lightning, and a lot of levers and pulleys. And well, since gundam is so
> > character driven, I was thinking of things as well. (There must be a
> > man with sunglasses, there must, there must!) Of course, trying to come
> > with something like this won't be easy, but I hope for at least a page
> > day. Tell me how you feel about this, guys, and I'll try to produce a
> > manga. (And hopefully Sunrise/Sotsu Agency will chance upon it, and hire
> > Wheee..)
> > Thank you for your time.
> >
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