Kinjin (kinjin@tampabay.rr.com)
Tue, 16 Jan 2001 13:29:29 -0500


On Tue, 16 Jan 2001 07:39:08 -0800 (PST), you wrote:

Would it be possible for people with these booklets to scan them and
make them available somewhere? The tips would be helpful to people
who don't buy that particular model, right?

Kinjin

>hmm that would explain why i got a gundam weapons
>catalog in my MG gundam ver. 1.5...
>--- Federico Makabenta <yenm@iconn.com.ph> wrote:
>> I can attest to the model part. I got my Nu Gundam
>> in December and it had
>> this Hobby Japan booklet with a feature on modeling.
>> It had instructions on
>> how to make a chrome finish Sazabi which I'm itching
>> to try. :P
>>
>> I think I have a better picture (after the
>> discussion on the no-Japanese
>> dialogue First Gundam scandal) about why they don't
>> always include these
>> nice omake to all their releases. But I sure wish
>> that a lot more of these
>> make it to the US releases.
>>
>> Fed
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Edward Ju <gundam@loop.com>
>>
>> > Actually, they are "first pressing edition
>> exclusives" - a popular
>> marketing
>> > tool used in Japan to encourage initial sales by
>> giving out bonus gifts
>> > that will not be made available with reissues.
>> That's why you didn't get
>> > it with all of your episodes of 08th MS Team,
>> because only the 1st print
>> > copies had these. These aren't limited to home
>> video either, you find
>> them
>> > with CDs and even model kits as well - 1st print
>> anime soundtrack CDs
>> often
>> > come in a special packaging or with specil gifts,
>> while 1st issues of the
>> > MG MS-14A Gelgoog, GP01Fb, ZZ, Sazabi each came
>> with special catalogs.
>> >
>> > Eddie
>> >
>> >
>> > New items added at least once a week! Check out
>> my eBay auctions at:
>> >
>>
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>> rt=3
>> > &since=-1&page=1&rows=0
>> > Please note the URL exceeds 80 characters and ends
>> with "rows=0" not
>> "sort=3"
>> >
>> >
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