Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. has announced a new DVD distribution deal with Sunrise Inc. for Mobile Suit Gundam UC (Unicorn). Blu-rays of the series have been released simultaneously with the Japanese release. The DVD series will be released over four volumes. Each volume will contain two one hour OVAs per volume with the exception of Part 4, which will feature OVA 7 and additional extras. More after the jump.
Updated for March's Episode 6, "Two Worlds, Two Tomorrows," there's a new video survey of all the mecha from Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn. You don't need to know the difference between a mobile suit and a mobile armor, or even between a Gundam and a GM, to appreciate the spectacle of the array of exotic designs on display. Get a look after the jump.
Cup Noodle is preparing to launch a new Gundam promotion with its curry flavor instant meals on May 27. The mini-gunpla yakansobi buyers will be able to send away for mini plastic models of Char's Gelgoog, Amuro's RX-78-2 and the MS-06 Zaku II, all armed with water kettlesfor noodle cooking. Fans might also win a 1/100Scale MG RX-78-2 Gundam (Clear Color) in a bonus lottery. Get a look after the jump.
Yasuko Matsuyuki (Maria in Vexille, the manager in live action Detroit Metal City) and Kanji Furutachi star in a series of commercials promoting the various Gundam mobile social games from Namco Bandai and Mobage, in which the comely bartender at a classy establishment is more than cool with the subjects. Get a look after the jump.
A lot of people may have imagined the JPOP artist when a fashion brand says "Amuro-Style". Not this time. "STRICT-G", a Japanese fashion brand started last year to symbolize "COOL JAPAN", introduced its new Spring/Summer Collection titled "AMURO STYLE", that was inspired by Amuro Ray from Mobile Suit Gundam. See the collection after the jump!
After launching an open beta for Gundam Breaker earlier in the month, and scheduling a retail release of the PlayStation 3 version of the PS3/Vita game for June 27, Namco Bandai has posted a new gameplay preview. In the third person action game, you play as Gundam plastic models, as the 1/144, 1/100, and 1/60 scale digital plamo fight to damage each other against the backdrop of dioramas and miniature sets. Get a look after the jump.
YATTAR JAPAN brings us details and pics on a new Zaku model kit based on the one seen in in Gundam Ace magazine’s manga series “Mobile Suit Gundam MSV-R”. Get a look after the jump!
What do people celebrate on March 9th? Every year, there are lots of beautiful illustrations of this character on internet on this day because of the Japanese pronunciation of "3" and "9". Can you guess who? Yes, it's mostly "Miku" day, but some people celebrate this "39" character that has been around a lot longer than Miku. Click for some illustrations!
A booklet distributed at the Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn episode 6 preview revealed that the 7th, "Niji no Kanata ni (Beyond the rainbow)" is scheduled for spring 2014. Get a bit of a preview after the jump.
With the penultimate episode of the Gundam Unicorn OVA series hitting Japanese theaters March 2nd before a home video launch on the 22nd, commercials have begun running on Japanese TV. Get a look after the jump.
Fukui newspaper reports a 67 year-old retired man in Fukui built a 6.5 foot tall paper craft UC Gundam and exhibited at a local community center. 67 year-old made not the First Gundam, not AGE, but UC Gundam out of paper! Click for a photo!
Bandai Namco performs some interesting mixing and matching in their latest preview for Gundam Breaker, a third person action game where you play as Gundam plastic models, with the 1/144, 1/100, and 1/60 scale digital plamo fighting to damage each other against the backdrop of dioramas and miniature sets. Check it out after the jump
With the penultimate episode of the Gundam Unicorn OVA series hitting Japanese theaters March 2nd before a home video launch on the 22nd, Bandai's Anime Channel has previewed the opening minutes of the sixth episode. Get a look after the jump.
You don't need to know the difference between a mobile suit and a mobile armor, or even between a Gundam and a GM, to appreciate the spectacle of the array of exotic mecha on display in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn. Prior to next month's release of episode 6, a fan edit has put together an exhaustive survey. Get a look after the jump.