armour of doom (gem_knight@yahoo.com)
Mon, 16 Oct 2000 18:29:53 -0700 (PDT)


i'm a wing fan, i got into the originals, i feel wing
is just as much gundam as the gundam movies, okay, it
is aimed kinda differntly, but also it was made as a
dying attempt to save gundam, and it worked for a
while, so nobady bad-mouth gundam

--- Franz Co <ms_slasher@mail.com> wrote:
> >------Original Message------
> >From: "Juan Alberto B. Mercado"
> ><juanalberto.m@redirect.lycos.com>
> >To: gundam@aeug.org
> >Sent: October 17, 2000 12:10:12 AM GMT
> >Subject: [gundam] gundam w aint no gundam!
>
>
> > Gundam W aint no Gundam! Sure the mechs have the
> typical >Gundam look, but
> hte story just ain't it. If you examine it, it
> >would seem that the whole
> original gundam timeline (UC 79 to 93 >or CCA) is
> digested into the whole TV
> series. Its like a 90's >rehash of the old ones, but
> just absolutely lacking
> in the aura >of the original. Its just not Gundam!
> GG-Gundam is a whole lot
> >better, and Zechs is a cheap version of Char
> Aznable (doesn't >even come
> close!)
>
>
> I wouldn't go as far as to say that Gundam W ain't
> no Gundam. Sure the
> story seems like a rehash of the 0079-93 stories but
> that was fine with me.
> As for lacking the aura, both Wing and G kind off
> had less of the aura of
> the originals. At least Wing had some familiar
> elements, multiple political
> factions, ideologies, kikcass mecha. G-Gundam felt
> more like Shin Getta
> Robo if you ask me. Wing just felt a bit more
> sanitized (less tradgedy and
> stuff). Wing also had good characters, being of
> course that it was partly
> aimed at girls who are more interested in characters
> than in mecha. That's
> just the way to look at it, G is wacky-racers gundam
> while W is pretty-boy
> gundam (not that Char wasn't much of a pretty bot)
>
> IMHO, it's this kind of snabbish attitude that keeps
> Wing fans from getting
> into the originals.
>
>
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