jose luis manalansan 4 (nerv@teammail.com)
Tue, 17 Oct 2000 11:46:28 +0800


Probably the only technology capable of recreating a newtype in Wing is
the Zero System and IMHO it won't come close to being a newtype.

-----Original Message-----
From: KurenaiJiku <kurenaijiku@rtsfan.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 20:10:18 -0700
Subject: Re: FWD: RE: [gundam] gundam w aint no gundam!

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> No they aren't New Types. If that theory doesn't exist, that means
> New
> Types don't exist, therefore THEY don't exist.
>
> >yeah but in wing the pilots are obviously newtypes,
> >they just don't have the theory in the wing, walts,
> >ect. univevserse
> >
> >
> >--- "Juan Alberto B. Mercado"
> ><juanalberto.m@lycos.com> wrote:
> >> Don't get me wrong. When I say GW is no Gundam, I
> >> didn't mean that it sucks. As an Anime fan, GW still
> >> shines. I forgot the name of the website, but
> >> there's this essay by a guy named Ai Plus on Gundams
> >> and Knock-off Gundams. He reasoned that a gundam
> >> show is only true Gundam if Tomino is part of the
> >> production. If you ever get to read it it makes
> >> perfect sense! NEWTYPES are the most important part
> >> of Gundam (believe it or not)
> >> --
> >>
> >> On Mon, 16 Oct 2000 21:25:25
> >> Franz Co wrote:
> >> >------Original Message------
> >> >From: Franz Co <ms_slasher@mail.com>
> >> >To: gundam@aeug.org
> >> >Sent: October 17, 2000 1:21:42 AM GMT
> >> >Subject: RE: [gundam] gundam w aint no gundam!
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>------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.
> >> ><
> >> >
> >> >And FYI, I am not a wing fan per se, I got started
> >> actually of CCA then dug
> >> >up the rest. My favorite series is 0079 and
> >> 08thMS.
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