Gundam EZEight (rx_79g_ez_8@yahoo.com)
Wed, 14 Feb 2001 15:50:28 -0800 (PST)


all the Gundam pilots in alternate universes that i've
seen seem to have a girl stalking them, or they would
stalk a girl....
--- Andrew Dynon <ajdynon@students.latrobe.edu.au>
wrote:
> Just got my hands on a subbed version of the first
> four eps of Turn A
> Gundam - I liked it, even though it was fairly slow.
> Yoko Kanno's music is
> wonderful, rivalling Wing for my favourite musical
> score. An I am one of
> the crazy people who actually LIKE the Turn A's
> design.
>
> A couple of questions/observations:
>
> 1. What is the translation of the OP lyrics? The
> fansub I borrowed didn't
> translate them.
>
> (Minor Spoilers ahead for the first four eps)
>
> T
> U
> R
> N
>
> A
>
> T
> U
> R
> N
>
> /
>
> T
> U
> R
> N
>
> A
>
> T
> U
> R
> N
>
> /
>
> T
> U
> R
> N
>
> A
> !
>
> 2. A while ago, it was mentioned that some of the
> MS designs were
> influenced by G and X, but there was little Wing
> influence (because most of
> the MS in Wing were destroyed). However, it looks
> like some of the major
> CHARACTERS have been influenced by Wing. Loran
> definitely reminds me of
> Quatre (he's not identical, but his voice sounds
> almost exactly the same as
> Quatre's, and his "Everyone, the Earth is a
> wonderful place!" struck me as
> very Quatre-ish.
>
> The Heim sisters seem to have some aspects of Relena
> about them (Kiel her
> noble side, and Soshie her habit of stalking Gundam
> pilots (Relena: Heero,
> Soshie: Loran). [Okay, this one's a bit tenuous,
> but I'd say it's there]
>
> And of course, there's the "bishounen Gundam pilot"
> element.
>
>
_____________________________________________________________
> Andrew Dynon
>
> Watt-Evans' Law of Literary Creation: There is no
> idea so stupid or
> hackneyed that a sufficiently-talented writer can't
> get a good story out of
> it.
>
> Feist's Corollary: There is no idea so brilliant or
> original that a
> sufficiently-untalented writer can't screw it up.
>
> Morrison's Corollary: There is no idea that a
> sufficiently-talented writer
> has made into a good story that can't become
> annoying in the sequels.
>
> Holliday's Corollary: There is no plot so stunningly
> original that a
> journalist can't make it sound hackneyed.
>
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