Today on August 19, THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO, a new general facility dedicated to Bandai's Gundam plamodel kits, finally opens on the 7th floor of Diver City Tokyo in Odaiba, where it previously had the Gundam Front museum till this April. Check out the video report provided by The Japan Times after the jump!
Japanese entertainment news site Mantan Web today posted photos of the life-size (about 24 meters) statue of RX-0 Unicorn Gundam from the Mobile Suite Unicorn Gundam OVA series standing in the front of Diver City Tokyo in Odaiba, which is now under construction for completion in fall of 2017. Hit the jump for more details.
Nozomi Entertainment has rolled out some major announcements for fans of Utena, Gundam, and ARIA The ANIMATION. Check out their upcoming box sets and the new Kickstarter already in progress after the jump!
New playable Mobile Suits keep lining up for release in the Japanese version of Gundam Versus, and the latest pair are slated to launch on August 24. Pale Rider (Ground Type) from Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story: Missing Link and Baund-Doc from Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam will be priced at ¥602 a pop when they go live, and you can see promos for each after the jump.
Bandai Namco has been sharing plenty of previews for Gundam Versus DLC that's coming to Japan, but now it's time to switch focus back to the upcoming western release. As revealed over the weekend, an open beta is scheduled for North America and Europe on September 2 and 3, and will be available to all PS4 owners, including those who don't have a PS Plus account. Read on for details.
Sunrise's Gundam.Info recently announced that the Gundam Build Fighters: GM's Counterattack anime will stream on the site starting Friday, August 25th. The latest adventure for Sei Iori and friends is directed by returning Kenji Nagasaki. It's preceded by Gundam Build Fighters: Battlogue, a short by veteran mecha designer/animator Masami Ōbari on August 4th. A new visual Battlogue has been posted ahead of the premiere.