Gunpla.USA recently shared a link where Gunpla models made their fashion magazine debut in the November issue of US Vogue with two page spread! Unicorn Gundam and Gundam Astray Red Frame from Gundam Seed: Astray manga are the models featured and someone may have built the Red Frame and painted it speculating from the photo credits. See the fashionable images after the jump!
Gundam Front Tokyo, a museum dedicated to the Mobile Suit Gundam anime saga on the 7th floor of the DiverCity Tokyo Plaza shopping center in Odaiba, will offer a 40cm-size cushion named "Zakushion," which is modeled after the head of MS-06 Zaku II Mass Production Type. Check the product photos after the jump.
As often reported, Japan has released so many collaboration products with Char Aznable, the most popular antagonist of the Mobile Suit Gundam anime franchise. Bandai's official online store Bandai Premium has started accepting pre-orders for "Char Zaku Cake Set" modeled after the head of MS-06S Char Custom Zaku. Hit the jump for more details.
The new Gundam Build Fighters anime is based around the concept of fighting with customized Gundam models, which allows the series to incorporate all sorts of exotic mecha including a special version of the famous Beargguy. A shot of character China Kousaka dressed up as her Bearguy III in the ending proves to have had an interesting designer. More after the jump.
Gundam takes a fourth crack at Dynasty Warriors crowd brawling in Shin Gundam Musou, set to be released for PS3 and Vita in Japan on December 19th. Director Yoshitaka Gotō pushed for the more realistic, non-cel shaded look of the original game and more on-screen mobile suits in this revitalized take on the series. More after the jump.
Bandai and GUNDAM.INFO have begun streaming English subtitled episodes of Gundam Build Fighters. While there are regional restrictions on the anime series, unlike the preceding Gundam AGE, this latest Gundam series is available in North America. Get a look after the jump.
New York Comic Con runs October 10-13, and while the US' east coast gets to be the center of the geek universe for the weekend, Bandai has some special goodies planned for the occasion. Classics like Power Rangers and Dragon Ball Z are mixed with newcomer Valvrave and the perennial Gunpla (Gundam plastic models). Get a look after the jump.
If you’re a fan of odd couple pairings, then you might just enjoy Bandai’s newest Gunpla - HG Beargguy III. Check out the details (and the bizarrely adorable pictures) after the jump.
Bandai has announced that Mobile Suit Gundam's latest series, Gundam Build Fighters will be simulcast with English subtitles via GUNDAM.INFO starting October 7. A new episode will be aired every Monday. The content will be limited to select, currently unspecified geographical areas. More after the jump.
Having previously offered branded version of RX-78-2 Gundam and Strike Freedom Gundam models, the Japanese 7-Eleven convenience stores are now going a bit more exotic for a custom version of the Zeon Naval Mobile Suit Acguy mobile suit. Get a look after the jump.
Gundam games can be hit and miss, but you can’t fault Namco Bandai for not trying to deliver the goods. Case in point: here’s the promo video for the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs Full Boost game for the PS3. Watch after the jump!
It's all-out plastic model war in Gundam Breaker, a PS Vita game that pits 1/144, 1/100, and 1/60 scale Gundam models against one another on dioramas and miniature sets. Check out a long gameplay preview after the jump.
The Tokyo and Akihabara Gundam Cafes are wrapping up their Z Gundam festival, which featured items based on the second Gundam series and its hero, Kamille Bidan and Quattro Bajeena. In its place, a Gundam SEED/SEED Destiny launched on the 13th. The tie-in Twitter account has previewed the event with a look at the coffee, referencing the drink prepared by fan favorite hobbyist brewer Andrew Waltfeld (or Andorew Waldfeld). Get a look after the jump.
Namco Bandai's next spin on the Musou franchise is taking things back to the world of Mobile Suit Gundam once more. According to Japanese gaming mag Famitsu, Shin Dynasty Warriors Gundam is gunning for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita in Japan on December 19. Read on for more.