Tue, 21 Nov 2000 13:03:43 -0800
> uh, not to be trolling here, but what do you know about other countries? I
> GML itself is from all over, and this is one of the few times that racism
> come up with G-gundam. Admittedly, they used stereotypes, but then, in
> setting of the show, it made sense. IT is meant to be exaggerated.
> hey, I'm about to make a Filipino Gundam on 1/144 scale, and I will use
> I said before as a template; I am still figuring out the yo-yo bit.
> I think that it isn't that it is racist, but that there was no time to
> it better researched, so they did the best they could under the
> If you see racism wherever you go, then all anime with foreigners and
> characters in it would be racist, since if you notice that in sentai
> the cowboy american is always the SECOND in command, and who always has to
> against the japanese guy, and that sooner or later they will have to hash
> their differences in a fight, where the Japanese guy will win or at least
> moral superiority, wherein the american-type will just grit his teeth and
> erespect the japanese leader.
> Or how about Gunda UC, where there are german wwII costumes all ocver the
> or how about....eeek. I can go on and on and on...BUT!
> well, we're not talking that animators are sociologists. they're people
> have to meet a deadline, and they have toi make sure a gundam is
> from some place...so...there you have it. G-gundam designs.
> I understand your racial sensitivity, but I am trying to point out that if
> do look at anime in general with that thinking, then a good portion of it
> not be accessible to you simply because of that refusal to accept that
> we're not all sociologists and politically correct people here.
> sorry if this sounds like trolling, but I just had to get that off my
I will do my best to try and like G-Gundam....
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