ZeonChar (ZeonChar@Mindspring.com)
Sun, 8 Oct 2000 22:58:07 -0700


My god, there really is such a group called Mothers Against Damn Near
Everything Seen On Saturday?

~Amanda

----- Original Message -----
From: "-Z-" <z@gundam.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Friday, October 06, 2000 2:57 PM
Subject: RE: [gundam] If Gundam becomes majorly popular....

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gundam@1u.aeug.org [mailto:owner-gundam@1u.aeug.org]On
> > Behalf Of Chris Maier
> > Sent: Thursday, October 05, 2000 22:28
> > To: gundam@aeug.org
> > Subject: [gundam] If Gundam becomes majorly popular....
> >
> > ...do you think the critics will be as harsh towards it as they've been
> > toward Pokemon, Digimon and even Princess Mononoke in some cases? There
just
> > seems to be a lot of ugly backlash towards anime, can Gundam be safe?
>
> Gundam Wing could be said to already be majorly popular, at least among
those
> who can watch it, although the toys and models may be selling to people
> unfamiliar with the show, simply because of the "cool" factor. "Hey,
lookit
> that robot! Cool!")
>
> Gundam Wing is currently only available to those with cable or satellite
> subscriptions that include Cartoon Network. The Mothers Against Damn Near
> Everything Seen on Saturday (MADNESS) seem to focus their ire on network
> syndication, because everyone's got access to it and it's rife with
paedocentric
> advertising.
>
> When Gundam is shown on Kid's WB and Fox alongside Power Rangers, Pokemon,
> Digimon, and Card Captor Sakura or released theatrically as a Major Motion
> Picture like Princess Mononoke, then it'll become a target.
>
> -Z-
>
>
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