Premium Bandai is after your wallets again, this time with SD figures of Heero Yuy and Relena Peacecraft sporting beautiful angel wings. The two-piece set ships out in June, but you can preorder starting now. Hit the jump to see more!
As you get ready to sit back for some Saturday anime, here are some treats. Twin Star Exorcists' Yoshiaki Sukeno sketched a tribute to Occultic;Nine's Ryoka Narusawa, noting that he's been quite impressed with the anime's showing of her chest-motion. Shuya Yamashita, the artist best known for the designs on Kotobukiya's Bishojo line of figures based on fighting games, superheroes and horror movies, offered his take on the titular Izetta: The Last Witch heroine.
At this November's MegaHobby Expo 2015 Autumn, figure maker Alter's MegaHouse collaboration label Alpha x Omega teased a pair of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing character statues. While release details still have not been set, the sculpts for the 14.5cm Heero Yuy and 18.5cm Relena Peacecraft figures by wamoto Kunihito have been previewed. Get a look after the jump.
At this weekend's MegaHobby Expo 2015 Autumn, figure maker Alter's MegaHouse collaboration label Alpha x Omega a Halloween version Love Live! School Idol Project Eri to showcase. The Primal Heart garage kit that this was based on sold for 269500yen ($2,200) in an online auction earlier this year. Ms Ayase was joined by figures of Maki and Nozomi from Alter's own Love Live! School Idol Festival line.
Following last month's announcement that Bandai Visual will release two Blu-ray disc sets of Sunrise's Mobile Suit Gundam Wing in Japan this winter, the official site has been updated with a region locked preview movie and the new promo visual. Get a look after the jump.
It is officially announced today that Bandai Visual will release two Blu-ray disc sets of Sunrise's Mobile Suit Gundam Wing TV anime series in Japan this winter. The sets include booklets, drama CDs, and newly-recorded audio commentary as special features. Hit the jump for more details.
Ono Daisuke, who voices many of the most popular characters celebrates his 35th birthday today! Also celebrating birthday on the same day is veteran voice actress Yajima Akiko, who is the voice of Crayon Shin-chan. Come see the list of very popular roles Ono and Yajima voice after the jump!
In time for the 15th anniversary of the Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz OVA, the Gudam Cafe in Akihabara has introduced a new summer menu with a chicken wing and pasta dish in honor of Heero and company, as well as new, limited time Gundam 00 and Gundam Unicorn meals. Get a look after the jump.
Cuter than Heero Yuy and less monosyllabic, Japanese model builder "gohead" has defied conventional understandings of science by putting together a Pikachu/Gundam Wing hybrid statue. Get a look after the jump.
The blog for lyricist/synthesizer Shiina Nagano's ShiinaTactix-Music has revealed that he will be reuniting with Minami Takayama to reform TWO-MIX. The electric pop duo is best known to anime fans for their work on the Gundam Wing theme songs. More after the jump.
Art and cosplay aren't the only ways that fans show their love for anime--sometimes, musically-talented fans hit the mic and give us some great music to listen to! Nerdcore maestro Richie Branson's The Wing Zero EP hits a few sour notes, but remains a solid and fun hip-hop tribute to Gundam Wing. More after the jump!