Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Sat, 25 Nov 2000 13:55:50 -0800


>I have got a small (?) question. The serialization of the manga of Kazuhisa
>Kondo "Gundam 0079" has just started in my country, but there is something
>strange that is going to drive me crazy. In the italian edition, Zion's
>dukedom has become a "principato" (I don't know how it is called in english,
>anyway is a state with a prince instead of a king, as for example Monaco in
>France) (and so the duke Degin Zabi has become the prince Dergin Zabi). I
>had always known that Zion was a dukedom (or a duchy, as I have also read).
>Does anybody know the exact meaning of the japanese kanji translated in
>english with dukedom and in italian with "principato"?
>Alessandro

The translator went with the "official" way Zeon is referred to on the new
MG kits, which happens to be sanction by Sunrise recently.

Eddie

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