Alessandro (changegetta@inwind.it)
Sat, 2 Dec 2000 16:07:03 +0100


Of course I meant (but i don't know how I have forgotten to write it) that
the philosopher Nietzsche told that "God is dead".
Without this correction it seemed that Nietzsche (long time before the
appearance of Gundam) announced its death. IU don't think that Tomino would
have been happy about it.
Alessandro
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From: Alessandro <changegetta@inwind.it>
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Sent: Saturday, December 02, 2000 2:21 PM
Subject: [gundam] Gundam is dead

> As Nietzsche once (in "Also spracht Zarathustra") told, I can tell you
that
> Gundam is dead. You have seen Wing Gundam in english translation before
> Gundam and can't fully understand what I feel (in Italy, Gundam had been
> broadcasted twenty years ago; but Gundam's broadcasting not bein
authorized
> by Sunrise was suspended after having seen it twice). I really can't
> understand passion for other Gundam series but the series from the first
to
> the film "Char's counterattack" (including Z and ZZ series and the 0080
and
> 0083 OAV and the actual o8th team OAV series). IMO there can't be a Gundam
> withot Amuro and Char's fightings. It's just a merchandising operation the
> creation of series as Victory Gundam, Turn A Gundam and Alternate
Universes'
> series. Selling something connected with Gundam's name is easier than
> selling something that must have time to impose over other series. Now, in
> my country, Gundam Wing will be brodcasted (any way this is what I have
> heard to say). I am not enthusiastic as I see you are. I am sorry. But,
> though I was just a child, I can't forget the last episode of Gundam, the
> fighting between Amuro and Char, Char that shoots to ... (you know the
> person he shoots to, don't tou? If you don't, I won't say that). Images
> strongly impressed in my mind and in my heart. Nothing can take their
place.
> With Amuro and Char's death (?) Gundam is dead too. If other serie must be
> done, I want to ask you one thing: wouldn't you like to see Char's
> escalation between the top aces of Zion Principality, fighting versus the
> Earth Federation and with an increasing hate to Zion ("Zion" is the
Italian
> name of Zeon, as I have noticed yuo refer to) family? I would. Tell me
what
> you think about or what kind of Gundam series (that againg doesn't exist)
> you would like to see. But, please, a Gundam Universal Century one.
> Alessandro
>
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