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Old 2008-12-08, 07:10   Link #481
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Wouldn't she be an ethnical iranian? Those can be rather fair skinned, especially women who protect themselves from the sun.
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Old 2008-12-12, 00:37   Link #482
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Wouldn't she be an ethnical iranian? Those can be rather fair skinned, especially women who protect themselves from the sun.
As your link points out, there isn't any one Iranian ethnic group. Of the ones that exist in modern Iran (and presumably Azadistan), the Persians are the most numerous, and it's likely that Marina is Persian. Features-wise, Persians are generally a lot closer to European norms than Arabs, so they shouldn't have any stereotypical Middle Eastern appearance.

However, I'd like to point out that Marina is no more "white" than most other anime characters, and that there isn't all that much in terms of predominant ethic features that differentiate her from Sumeragi or Liu-Mei or Katie. And for that matter, most anime don't go to very great lengths of this kind.
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Old 2008-12-15, 16:46   Link #483
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I'd like to point out that Marina is no more "white" than most other anime characters, and that there isn't all that much in terms of predominant ethic features that differentiate her from Sumeragi or Liu-Mei or Katie. And for that matter, most anime don't go to very great lengths of this kind.
Except when they decide to show a black person. There are enough fat lips in various anime for the NAACP to sue their way to the next century.

On topic though, I subscribe to Marina being ethnically Persian because I've seen some fair skinned Iranian immigrants. However, everyone is quite white in this anime.
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Old 2008-12-15, 18:55   Link #484
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On topic though, I subscribe to Marina being ethnically Persian because I've seen some fair skinned Iranian immigrants. However, everyone is quite white in this anime.
What about Hong Long and his slanted eyes?
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Old 2008-12-16, 00:26   Link #485
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What about Hong Long and his slanted eyes?
I should have said fair skinned. Other than Barrack, President 00bama, and maybe some extras, it seems that Setsuna and Shirin have the darkest skin tones.
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Old 2008-12-16, 08:22   Link #486
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I should have said fair skinned. Other than Barrack, President 00bama, and maybe some extras, it seems that Setsuna and Shirin have the darkest skin tones.
They have dark skin tones, but still skin tones do vary for the other characters, and even "Asians" like Alleluiah and Hong Long have skin tones that are slightly darker and less "white".
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Old 2008-12-16, 08:55   Link #487
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Why people Continue keeping Comprare Gundam SEED [GSD] to Gundam 00?

I'm so tired about it
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Old 2008-12-16, 09:07   Link #488
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Why people Continue keeping Comprare Gundam SEED [GSD] to Gundam 00?

I'm so tired about it
Because they both have Gundams in them. Its human tendency to compare things.
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Old 2008-12-16, 10:55   Link #489
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SEED isn't so bad actually. But I really loved 00 after I saw it.

Q: Ribbons funded the construction of the Memento Mori? Or he gets helps from Louise or the Fed?
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Old 2008-12-16, 12:21   Link #490
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Why people Continue keeping Comprare Gundam SEED [GSD] to Gundam 00?

I'm so tired about it
Wait, where is the SEED/DESTINY comparison? I only see people likening it to Gundam Wing
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Old 2008-12-16, 13:35   Link #491
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I got a question, can RX-178 Gundam MK II fly,I mean fly like Aile Strike gundam?
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Old 2008-12-16, 15:11   Link #492
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I got a question, can RX-178 Gundam MK II fly,I mean fly like Aile Strike gundam?
Nope it can't fly on it's own.
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Old 2008-12-16, 15:42   Link #493
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SEED isn't so bad actually. But I really loved 00 after I saw it.

Q: Ribbons funded the construction of the Memento Mori? Or he gets helps from Louise or the Fed?
Remember in the episode 11 that he said" Thanks wang to made this possible"

Louise and the federation as well help contructed this WMD.

I hope you understand it
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Old 2008-12-17, 17:47   Link #494
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What is the connection between the Gundam Unicorn and the Gundam Unicorn Banshee? Are they separate suits, or is the Banshee an upgraded Unicorn, or what?
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Old 2008-12-17, 19:43   Link #495
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Question 1:

Why are the trinities have a different facial features even though they are blood siblings?

Eyes:
Nena: yellow
Michael: red
Johann: gray

Hair:
Nena: red
Michael: blue
Johann: green




Question 2: Why is Mileina's hair brown?
Ian (brunet) + Linda(blonde) = Mileina(brown)?



But then, all lockon's family are all brown haired.
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Old 2008-12-17, 22:06   Link #496
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What is the connection between the Gundam Unicorn and the Gundam Unicorn Banshee? Are they separate suits, or is the Banshee an upgraded Unicorn, or what?
To my knowledge, the Unicorn Gundam Banshee is the second RX-0 unit. It's currently on Earth.
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Old 2008-12-17, 22:08   Link #497
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To my knowledge, the Unicorn Gundam Banshee is the second RX-0 unit. It's currently on Earth.
So, when it comes to performance, they are the same? Or is the Banshee better than the Unicorn?
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Old 2008-12-17, 22:24   Link #498
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Question 1:

Why are the trinities have a different facial features even though they are blood siblings?
Related to innovators maybe or similar? Just a guess.





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Question 2: Why is Mileina's hair brown?
Ian (brunet) + Linda(blonde) = Mileina(brown)?
Ever heard of recessive genes? And I think you mean Ian has black hair as a brunet is a man with brown hair.
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Old 2008-12-17, 22:32   Link #499
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So, when it comes to performance, they are the same? Or is the Banshee better than the Unicorn?
Not much is know about it. Banshee is the name given to it by its pilot. Banshee's specs are identical to Unicorn's though it seems to have slightly different weapons. For some unknown reason, its Psychoframe glows gold in Destroy Mode. It was also called "Psychoflame" in the first image of it though it's probably just an error.
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Old 2008-12-17, 22:36   Link #500
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Not much is know about it. Banshee is the name given to it by its pilot. Banshee's specs are identical to Unicorn's though it seems to have slightly different weapons. For some unknown reason, its Psychoframe glows gold in Destroy Mode. It was also called "Psychoflame" in the first image of it though it's probably just an error.
Yeah, sounds like gratuitous engrish to me. Alright. So apparently the Banshee hasn't appeared in the series yet?
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