ZeonChar (ZeonChar@Mindspring.com)
Fri, 2 Feb 2001 23:27:19 -0800


AGHHH!! Jar Jar is even in there at all? NOOO. When I first went to see
Episode 1 I thought, hey, this Jar Jar guy isn't as bad as I thought! The
after seeing it two more times I was sick to death of that little bastard.
The guy really gets on your nerves.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Maier" <oom9@crosswinds.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 7:28 PM
Subject: RE: [gundam] Cartoon Network

> Well, now it's kind of more about Anakin and his rise and fall, and then
> redemption through his children...BTW Episode II will be a better film :)
> Why? Jar-Jar's only in three small scenes.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gundam@1u.aeug.org [mailto:owner-gundam@1u.aeug.org]On
> Behalf Of garrick lee
> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 10:12 PM
> To: gundam@aeug.org
> Subject: Re: [gundam] Cartoon Network
>
>
>
> >
> >
> > Hey, I'm a "Winger". Well, I'm looking forward to
> > "First Gundam" (Sounds
> > weird). Anyway, how bad can the animation be. Is it
> > kinda like Ronin
> > Warriors or even worse?
>
> quite frankly, the animation itself is NOT that bad
> (it's good enough to not deter you from the story --
> and anyone who can appreciate wing's long and
> convoluted plot is a shoo-in for UC fandom :P). it's
> the aesthetics of the mech designs that could be a
> serious turn off.
>
> if you were hooked on mecha anime due to the glitzy
> and glamourous animation of recent fare like macross
> plus and endless waltz, you might say 0079 is bad --
> both in animation and mech design.
>
> but for those who grew up on super robots,
> starblazers, speed racer, everything 0079 might be
> nostalgic (i still think the 0079 mech designs are
> dorky, dinky and goofy, but that's just my personal
> preference speaking).
>
>
> >I don't really care about
> > animation if the story
> > really draws people in.
>
> well, 0079 story shines through animation and designs.
>
> >Look at Star Wars, the first
> > time I saw it I was
> > drawn into a whole new world. I didn't care about
> > the crappy lines "I have a
> > bad feeling about this" (They've used that in every
> > one so far....)
>
> er...i actually *liked* those lines. :P star wars
> gets away with campy dialogue, if you haven't noticed.
> ;)
>
> >or the
> > "outdated" look of the film.
>
> i didn't think the aethetics of the original trilogy
> looked outdated. star wars felt rugged to me --
> 'sci-fantasy roughing it up'. star trek, on the other
> hand, felt too insular, cleaned up and smooth to me.
> (nevermind star trek TNG)
>
>
> >It was the story.
>
> hmm...i'd say it was the way lucas presented the story
> of star wars trilogy. broken down to the basics, the
> whole saga is nothing more than a coming of age, save
> the princess, save the world plot. it was the
> setting and panache (alien designs, light sabers,
> trench runs) and nifty harrison ford acting that
> carried star wars. princesses in steel bikinis
> definitely count, too. :)
>
>
> >Plus
> > I want some MG's
> > cheaper! Don't worry if newcomers are walking around
> > with shirts with a bad
> > lookin' Zaku on it. Tell them where it came from.
> > Why do you think I joined
> > the GML in the first place. I mean I knew I heard
> > Gundam somewhere else.
> > Asking some of my friends lead me into the depths of
> > anime. If they acted
> > "superior" I would still be in the dark.
> >
> > Ahsan "Haman" Khan
>
> me and my friends have had our share of "stupid
> wing/GG assertions that pisses off UC fans". just
> ask richie ramos, who has had to pass off his gundam
> kits as lowly tamiya 4wd racers (many many times), has
> had the misfortune of his zeta gundam being mistaken
> as a wing, his nu gundam as deathscythe. worst of
> all, richie himself has been mistaken for a wing-nut
> and a g gundam nut by overeager salespeople at toy
> shops.
>
> :D
>
> -garr
> whose sworn duty is to remind richie of ignoble events
> every now and then...
>
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