nurbs (nurbs@pacbell.net)
Fri, 08 Sep 2000 13:38:39 +0100


Oi Vey(shudder)

Daniel Beckham wrote:

> Tranzor Z... that's all I need to say.
>
> Daniel
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Brett Jensen" <heero@earthlink.net>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Friday, September 08, 2000 12:42 AM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] For the Barrel news
>
> >
> >
> > Chris Maier wrote:
> >
> > > I think he was also involved with He-man to an extent. There are also
> some
> > > homages to some literature in that, too. Now that's one show that didn't
> > > have Japanese influence. Today it looks like utter crap.
> >
> > It is crap. The first Masters of the universe toys came out with Little
> marvel
> > comics that were cool. He-man was just He-man, a barbarian who appeared to
> live
> > in a cave! he wasn't that sissy prince who turned into He-man. I hated the
> > cartoon, plus skeletor sounded so stupid.
> >
> > > Mighty Orbots is even more anime than any of the others, since it was
> > > co-produced by Americans and Japanese, instead of just being animated.
> >
> > Yeah, I haven't seen it since it was broadcast, so my memory is pretty
> dim. I
> > loved that show when I was little though. (not as much as BotP though.)
> >
> > > the director of Bubblegum Crisis 2040 apparentally helped in the
> animation
> > > process of both Thundercats and Silverhawks.
> >
> > Look at the Newspaper in episode 1 (or mabey two) of the original BGC,
> Panthro's
> > picture is on it! There is also a Silverghawks pinball machine in Megazone
> 23 pt
> > 2
> >
> > > Inspector Gadget apparentally is a French/Japanese co-production, and
> when
> > > it was imported to America they decided to go with the Maxwell Smart
> voice.
> >
> > Figures, he looks a bit Smurfish. ^_^
> >
> > > Plus, let's not forget that a lot of Warner Bros. cartoons are animated
> by
> > > Japanese animators. Specifically Batman Beyond was worked on by the
> studio
> > > that animated Macross.
> >
> > Hmmm... I know TMS (Orguss, Galaxy rangers) did alot of Batman the
> animated
> > series episodes. which studio are you thinking of? Several handled the
> animation
> > duties on Macross, while Studio Nue produced it.
> >
> > > In most American/Japanese co-productions, the characters almost always
> look
> > > Elfquesty, with semi-big eyes with spock-style eyebrows. Just look at
> the
> > > kids in Thundercats and Penny from Inspector Gadget. They sort of looked
> > > mixed-style.
> >
> > Agh! I just had a flashback of "The Littles!" Though I hate furries, I've
> > allways had a soft spot for the Thundercat design work. It's a pretty
> campy
> > fantasy show, but I still like it.
> >
> > ---Brett Jensen
> >
> >
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