Bandai's latest play on adorably cute Beargguy is a set of four 1/144th scale Puchigguy kits based on Gundam Build Fighters Try's second ending. Winning Year, Burning Red, Lightnight Blue and Mirai/Future Pink are selling for 540yen each with display base ahead of a May release. Get a look after the jump.
The first chapter of the Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin OVA series, "Blue Eyed Casval" was released at 13 selected theaters across Japan on February 28. In only two days, it earned an amazing 73,726,200 yen on 56,397 admissions, ranking 7th in the weekend box office. Hit the jump for more details.
The Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin anime adaptation of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's manga prequel launched this weekend with the on-demand streaming of episode I, "Blue-Eyed Casval" via DAISUKI (Anime Consortium Japan) and limited screenings ahead of the global release of a Blu-ray Disc Collector’s Edition scheduled for April 24. With this debut, the visual fall's episode II, "Sorrow of Artesia" has been unveiled. Get a look after the jump.
With the first part of the Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin anime set to be available with on-demand streaming starting February 28, via DAISUKI (Anime Consortium Japan), then a global release or Blu-ray Disc Collector’s Edition scheduled for April 24, the official GundamInfo Youtube channel has posted the opening seven minutes of "Blue-Eyed Casval." Get a look after the jump.
Gundam Build Fighters Try mecha and opening animator Hiroki Mutaguchi has shared as look at the set of chocolates that the ladies of studio Sunrise have been giving out this Valentine's Day. Veteran animator/designer Masami Obari followed this up with a throwback look at last year's. Get a look after the jump.
Global distribution plans have been made for Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin, which Anime Consortium Japan announced for paid streaming and premium Blu-ray. The OVA series will be available via anime streaming platform Daisuki starting on February 28, and will be presented in both the Japanese language and an English dub.
Amazing both watchers and characters within the anime itself, last week's Gundam Build Fighters Try episode 14 introduced Gundam Tryon 3 with a sequence from legendary mecha animator/designer Masami Obari. This fun departure from Gundam's "real robot" conventions is set to inspire a Gundam model kit. More after the jump.
Bandai Namco Games released some new trailers for crossover dungeon-crawler Lost Heroes 2, showing off the characters making appearances from the Ultraman, Kamen Rider, and Gundam worlds. See Ultraman Mebius, God Gundam, Kamen Rider Fourze, and more along with a quick story introduction after the jump.
Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin I Blue-Eyed Casval will premiere in limited Japanese theaters on February 28, 2015. Along with the recent localized trailer, the official Gundam Info site has been updated with the introduction of a set of characters who later end up in the original Mobile Suit Gundam in different contexts, or who fit into interesting niches in Gundam history.
In keeping with the event's "kaiju versus mecha" 2015 theme, Anime Boston announced that the convention will be hosting Kazuhiro Furuhashi and Koki Uchiyama as Guests of Honor. The con takes play April 3-5 in Boston, Massachusetts. More after the jump.
Bandai has posted an English dubbed version of the second trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin I Blue-Eyed Casval, and along with it announced the cast for the localization. Last week the new Global Portal announced that they had just finished recording English dub for this episode. The first of the four-episode adaptation of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's manga will premiere in limited Japanese theaters on February 28, 2015.