Following August's special Zeta menu and September's SEED promotion, the Gundam Cafes launched into a series of "Showdown of Fates" rivals promotions, starting with the soon to conclude Gundam 00 Setsuna F Seiei versus Graham Aker. Next up, running December 13-January 8 is a Gundam Wing Heero Yuy versus Zechs Merquise special. Get a look after the jump.
Bandai will be releasing 3D molded silicone iPhone 5 and 5S cases based on iconic symbols and mobile suits from the Gundam anime series. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!
Yoshiyuki "Kill 'Em All" Tomino is at it again. The Gundam creator, known for his brutal treatment of anime characters and brutally honest opinions on the industry, addressed Attack on Titan in his online conversation/column. See what he had to say after the jump.
35-year-old Toshiyuki Itakura is a member of the Japanese comedy duo “Impulse” and has been known as a deep Gundam otaku. Kodokawa Shoten released the 1st volume of his "Mobile Suit Gundam: Blazing Shadow" novel on November 26. Check the PV featuring the characters and mobile suits from the novel after the jump.
Namco Bandai has a couple new short but sweet clips for Shin Gundam Musou, which hits PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan on December 19. See the Impulse Gundam and Psyco Gundam Mk-II in action after the jump.
PIXUS×GUNDAM PROJECT, a collaboration project between Canon's inkjet printer brand PIXUS and Sunrise's long-running robot anime series Mobile Suit Gundam, has started offering seven illustration materials for New Year's cards provided by the 1st Gundam's original character/mecha designers. Check the Gundam illustrations after the jump.
Gundam takes a fourth crack at Dynasty Warriors crowd brawling in Shin Gundam Musou, set to be released for PS3 and Vita in Japan on December 19th. Director Yoshitaka Gotō pushed for the more realistic, non-cel shaded look of the original game and more on-screen mobile suits in this revitalized take on the series. Get a look after the jump.
After four years and seven episodes, Gundam Unicorn wraps up next spring with the 90-minute seventh and final episode hitting Japanese theaters for a limited run May 17th before a June 6th home video release. Check out the teaser after the jump.
Bandai's Armor Girls Project presents anime characters from series like Gundam and Infinite Stratos as combination mecha/cute girls. The latest is a bishoujo MS Girl Unicorn Gundam. The 20cm figure is due to be released in March for 5750yen. Get a look after the jump.
The new Gundam Build Fighters continues to inspire manga artists to offer their tributes. Sgt. Frog author Mine Yoshizaki drew the mother of its lead. Lily Hoshino drew its mail cast. Now Squid Girl's Masahiro Anbe has sketched the lead's artistic classmate China Kousaka. Get a look after the jump.
Namco Bandai has a new trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. Full Boost that clocks in at seven minutes, so prepare to mainline a full day's dose of mecha action after the jump.
Mine Yoshizaki's Sgt. Frog featured plenty of Gundam plastic model building and its featured a rather attractive mother. The latest Gundam series, Build Fighters revolves around battling gunpla, and one element that has attracted plenty of fan attention is Rinko Iori, mother of the series lead and hobby shop proprietor. Yoshizaki has Tweeted a meeting of Rinko, Keroro and Aki Hinata, illustrated in Wii U Art Academy SketchPad.
Besides creating Otome Yōkai Zakuro and providing the character designs for Penguindrum, Lily Hoshino is a boys love doujinshi art with plenty of Naruto work to her name. After apparently exhausting a Tiger & Bunny fixation, the new Gundam series, Build Fighters has grabbed her attention, as she's been Tweeting a steady stream of fan art. Check out her work after the jump.
The new Gundam Build Fighters anime is based around the concept of fighting with customized Gundam models, which allows the series to incorporate all sorts of exotic mecha including a special version of the famous Beargguy. After revealing that he designed character China Kousaka cosplaying as her Bearguy III in the ending animation last month, Strike Witches creator Humikane Shimada has posted his sketch to Twitter. Get a look after the jump.
Looks like Valvrave's Akira Renbokoji won't be the only voice work Aoi Yūki will be doing at Sunrise these days. An insert song single listing revealed that the voice actress, maybe best known as the voice of Madoka Magica's titular lead, has been cast as Akiba idol Kirara in Gundam Build Fighters. More after the jump.