Terrance (thunderbolt126@hotmail.com)
Wed, 21 Feb 2001 07:13:26 -0500


Well, if the Gundam series happened in real life (about 4000 years from
now), then Char would have been watching an "outdated classic" and decided
he really, really, really liked Vader...
----- Original Message -----
From: Richard Holman <homer@mcn.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2001 1:55 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Tomino and his masked men

> I'm guessing, and yes I am just giessing, if anyone has official, let me
> know, but round about yes. Vaders helmet was inspired by samurai helmets,
> right down to the mask with scary visage. Char, definitely envisioning
> himself a noble, honorable man, would think himself quite the samurai. So
> they use the same root design base, and add the fact Char starts out in
the
> villian role, his rsembling Vader wouldn't suprise me in the least, but
this
> has been done before...
> Newtype= Jedi
> Beam saber= lightsaber
> and so on......
> Was it intentional or a string of coincidencies I do not know, but it
would
> not be a shock to find out yes, it was meant that way.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gan <fstop@post.com>
> To: gundam@aeug.org <gundam@aeug.org>
> Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2001 10:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] Tomino and his masked men
>
>
> >This may sound silly, but could Char's mask have been influenced by Darth
> >Vader's helmet/mask?
> >
> >- Gan
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