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Gundamn! Mailbag Drop Box

Post by Chris » Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:54 pm

As previously announced, the old MAHQ Mailbag is being transferred to Gundamn! So here's how it's going to go: you post a question/comment, and we'll pick some to read every episode after Neo's News. Of course, here are a few guidelines to keep everything running in a smooth and orderly manner:

1. Please don't make a blog post out of your question. In other words, try to keep everything brief and to the point. Unlike the old Mailbag, keep in mind that we have to read your questions over the air and then respond to them. So shorter is better.

2. This is not the Jane's military information podcast. Please refrain from asking us about things like the difference of the reactor power between the RX-78-2 and the RX-78-3. If you really need to know that sort of thing, go to the Mecha forum and kindly ask toysdream to explain.

3. As a general rule that we've emphasized in the past, please don't ask stupid questions. If it sounds stupid to you, it probably is, so trust your own judgment and save us the time.

4. Posting a question here does NOT guarantee that it will appear on the show. It is within our discretion to decide what we answer. If you question doesn't get picked, please don't ask us why it didn't get picked.

5. This thread is only a drop box, just like the previous incarnation in the Feedback forum. It is not a thread for discussion or to answer questions. Just post your question and go about your business.

6. No "favorites" or other "list" type questions. We want to discuss questions, not run off lists about favorite mobile suits, characters, etc.

That's all, so start posting questions!

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Post by TheSuspiciousRedLamp » Tue Jan 19, 2010 6:03 pm

I just wanted to know what show you were planning to talk about on future segments?
Like... Ideon, Soukyuu no Fafner, Rahxephon, SRW, etc... I just need some answers. Sorry for my english, take a look at my location
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Post by Destiny_Gundam » Tue Jan 19, 2010 7:07 pm

Ok, I'll take this opportunity to re-ask a question that was misread during that one episode.

What genres do you guys like outside of mecha and sci-fi? What is your favourite anime that isn't sci-fi or mecha?

Also, what is, in your opinion, the best mecha video game you've ever played?
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Post by TheGoose » Tue Jan 19, 2010 7:24 pm

What are some cliches in the Super Robot genre that you do dislike?

Edit: After listening to episode 47 of the podcast, I learned we weren't supposed to ask any "What are your top something" questions.
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Post by Red Comet90 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:29 pm

Top Three Enemy Ace Pilots. This isn't limited to Gundam. It could be from other mecha shows as well.
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Post by jabman025 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:35 pm

its time to embrace the horror, are there any shows mecha or otherwise that you are embaressed to admit that you liked.
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Post by Amuro Ray of v » Tue Jan 19, 2010 11:59 pm

What did you think of Gundam 00's soundtrack?

Who do you think will win in a fight? Batman of the DCAU or Solid Snake? No need to explain your choice.

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Post by yazi88 » Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:33 am

I got some questions for the Gundamn crew:

1. What are some of your favorite/least favorite Mecha designers?

2. Since you guys talked about LOGHs, what anime shows do you think LOGHs has inspired cause I think that Code Geass, and Glass Fleet, and also Heroic Age are some examples but I'd like to hear your thoughts and opinion on this topic.

3. More of SoulBro's men.... We haven't heard any new ones for awhile other than Glavel from Macross 7. Also on a side note what other shows have the Soulbro guarentee?

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Post by Seraphic » Wed Jan 20, 2010 12:49 am

Chris, can you please clarify the difference between the Mailbag Drop Box and the general topic suggestions for Gundamn! segments? Is it merely the brevity of the question/subject or is there something more? Thanks. =o
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Post by Chris » Wed Jan 20, 2010 1:00 am

Seraphic wrote:Chris, can you please clarify the difference between the Mailbag Drop Box and the general topic suggestions for Gundamn! segments? Is it merely the brevity of the question/subject or is there something more? Thanks. =o
Topic suggestion is to suggest topics. This is to ask specific questions that we will answer on the show.

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Post by eanetdude » Wed Jan 20, 2010 1:54 am

1. What kind of Gundam battle would you be interested in seeing animated? (i.e., in a certain environment like ice, forest, city; no weapons; 1 vs. 3)

2. What kind of Gundam story wold you be interested in seeing animated? Is there a story or set of circumstances that hasn't been done before?

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Post by Mu La Flaga » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:02 am

Ok, I'll give this a whirl.

1.After so many years and varying incarnations of Gundam set in the same universe or alternate universes, would you be able to come up with a unnique story/plot idea for a series?(00 tried to do this and did pretty well but still borrowed some ideas from previous Gundam shows)

2.Is there any Gundam side story or manga that deserved to become an animated series in your opinion?(eg Gundam SEED Astray)

3.Your most favourite mech from Super Robots and Real Robots?(pick 2 Supers and Reals, give a reason why, if it is design, weapons, powers, pilot/s ect)

4.Finally if you had to pick the most realistically portrayed real robot series, which one would it be and why?(eg Gasaraki, Full Metal Panic, Innocent Venus ect)

That is all, if they don't get picked I suppose I could repeat them another time :P
And thanks for at least glancing over my questions.
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Post by phillosmaster » Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:54 pm

I've got a couple questions both pertaining to Overman King Gainer.

1.) I read the Anime News Network reviews and thought they were a bit too harsh on the series. What did you think of the series? Does it deserve the C+ average it got from ANN? I enjoyed the antics of the Siberian Railroad crew and the bizarre overman designs. For me the series was a refreshing change of pace, and I enjoyed it a great deal more than Brain Powered (another recent non-gundam Tomino effort which seems to have been reviewed more favorably on ANN).

2.) Do you think it's likely we'll ever get a continuation of the series, or other stories set in the same world? My only complaint with the series is the pacing, which culminated in an ending that felt rushed IMO. It left me wanting to know more about the characters and the setting.
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Post by CyborgZeta » Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:32 pm


I've noticed that MAHQ has a Mecha section for Eureka Seven but doesn't have a corresponding Anime section for it. Why is that? And do you guys like the show?
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Post by Furious Rodimus » Thu Jan 21, 2010 9:29 pm

Your given an unlimited budget and free reign to create a new Gundam product.

What do you make? And who do you include to produce it?
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Post by JQuilty » Fri Jan 22, 2010 12:12 am

At the end of Char's Counterattack, do Amuro and Char really die? :D

On a more serious note, what are some American shows you guys enjoy? I know at the least SBR is a fan of the works of Bruce Timm. (And for the record, I think that his man from the DCAU is that wimpy obsessive guy that steals the construction mech in an early episode of Batman Beyond).

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Post by mannypooh » Fri Jan 22, 2010 6:48 am

do you consider tekkaman blade to be a mecha anime, and if so, what are your thoughts on it?

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Post by The White Knight » Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:44 pm

Why does Aeolia Schenberg look like Minnesota Vikings Coach Brad Childress? ... 1264395300

Overall what gundam universe ship I.E. arcangel,White Base, Minerva do you think is superior to the others?

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Post by VentZX » Tue Jan 26, 2010 12:27 am

Do you think that Unicorn seeing a simultaneous international release with both an English and Japanese Dub pave the way for more simultaneous releases in a similar manner? If so, do you think this is something only possible with OVAs like Unicorn, or is there any possibility for full fledged series to get this treatment (not airing on tv, but simultaneous home video releases)?

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Post by CanadaMan » Tue Jan 26, 2010 10:41 am

I've found it strange that two out of the three Gundamn hosts use a moniker, while Chris goes with his real (I'm assuming birth name) name. Is this a holdover from FTS for SoulBro and Neo, or is Chris just showing the internet that he is a man unafraid of trolls?
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