[EVA] [KINDA off-topic] EVA in.... HK.
chyung at hknet.com
Thu Nov 27 00:54:40 EST 1997
Patrick Yip wrote:
> I think the reason is that Gundam is not that suitable for a broad
> audience, w/ militarism and psychological situations (EVA predecessor?)
> All the Gundam (original, not Wing) fans that I know of are mostly adults,
> this is chiefly the reason why TVB hesitated to buy the series, but they
> showed them eventually which is extremely lucky.
> ## Really? Why did they buy Space Battleship Yamato then?
> ## I always find it a bit funny that they changed the name from "Yamamto"
> ## to "Peace" when they dubbed the series in Cantonese.
> ## A lot of animators in Japan are pretty much into military stuff:
> ## Reiji Matsumoto and Miyazaki are some very good examples.
One minor correction. ATV (during that time it is called Redifussion TV)
bought Yamato, not TVB.
> Yes, Yes!! Sazae-san, Chibi-Maruko-chan and "You're under arrest" are
> all on the air in Hong Kong!!
> ## "Sazae-san" on air outside Japan. Now that's some news.
I live in Hong Kong, but I never heard Sazae-san boardcasting in HK.
Care to provide more info on this ?
Chibi-Maruko-chan is a Major Hit in HK.
YUA OVA was boardcasted, not YUA TV.
p.s. Let's go to private email if you want to continue this topic.
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