Gundam EZEight (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 14 Feb 2001 08:43:45 -0800 (PST)
and since the modellers here in the states are so used
to planes and tank kits that suck, Gundam kits are a
--- Richard Ramos <email@example.com> wrote:
> > aren't PG meant for the most hardcore modellers?
> > sheer price of one is enough to deter serious
> > hobbyists like me (the price of a perfect grade
> is an
> > entire army's worth in warhammer, so...heheh, i
> > my priorities :P). have we missed by a mile's
> > on the demographics of gundam wing fans?
> > it's generally held that an overwhelming majority
> > wing fans are kids, or female anime fans who
> > have gotten into gundam in the first place if not
> > wing's bishieness, with little interests (much
> > spending money) in scale modelling. doesn't that
> > narrow down the already small number of people who
> > would buy perfect grades?
> I htink that we only took into account demographics
> as compared to the local
> scene. Obviously, the demographics of people who
> can afford it in the
> states, combined with their actual population,
> apparently makes for a good
> idea on this case.
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