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!
To celebrate the 38th anniversary of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series, Crunchyroll has recently added some classic Gundam titles to its catalog. Let’s take this opportunity to look back on Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, the show that ignited the West’s love affair with Gundam.
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.