Franz G Co (darkholy@saintly.com)
Mon, 19 Feb 2001 06:36:49 -0500 (EST)


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From: Gundam EZEight <rx_79g_ez_8@yahoo.com>
To: gundam@aeug.org
Sent: February 19, 2001 7:44:19 AM GMT
Subject: Re: Yaoi in Gundam Wing? formerly Re: [gundam] updates

I trust you haven't seen some of the Japanese fan-girls fan-sites have you?

>man!!! if yaoi ever showed up in UC, the hell with
>GUNDAM for me.
--- Richie Ramos <gaijin@i-manila.com.ph> wrote:
> > What I would like to ponder is why thre is a
> larger more vocal
> > yaoi/shounen-ai audience/fan-base that fro
> shoujo-ai.
>
> I actually wonder about that too, since as a
> Shounen-ai writer, I have some
> trouble sourcing out shoujo fics (I would like to
> see the other side of
> things too, you know). Perhaps it's an inherent
> part of the Shoujo-ai/yuri
> thing to be more secretive.
>
> That being said, I find that there are no shoujo-ai
> (famous ones, anyway)
> for gundam, no yaoi (almost none...) for UC gundam,
> and a tonload for Gundam
> Wing. Interestingly, the GW yaoi stuff was going
> down -- and then in comes
> the US showings, and presto, the numbers increase
> again...
>
> But on a serious note: I think that for bandai,
> they saw this as a positive
> addition to their audience. God knows there were
> hints of this already in
> GX, but they got the bishounen look right for the 5
> GW boys.
>
>
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