With the 1/44HG gunplat kit of the Try Burning Gundam upgraded version of BFT's ace mobile suit due February 7th, Bandai has posted a new ad offering a look the mech with its spiffy Burning Burst System and effects parts (HGBC 1/144 Lightning back weapon system Mk-Ⅱ is due the 14th and SDBF Star Winning Gundam is due the 28th). Get a look after the jump.
A group called "GUNDAM FEVER PROJECT" has posted their first prank video "-The Attack of ZAKU II in TOKYO-" on YouTube. The scene is set at an office in Tokyo. The screens disguised as glass windows suddenly show a 1/1 scale Char Zaku, so close to the building. Check the video after the jump!
Sunrise has "finally opened a new official Facebook page for Gundam." Their Global Portal is promising all sorts of information ranging from events all over the world, products, broadcast and streaming, and even behind-the-scenes stories. More after the jump.
Gundam Breaker is now out in Japan on PlayStation 3 and Vita, and with the sequel in shops, Bandai Namco has posted a 10-minute preview, plus looks at the Gundam Build Fighters Try and Turn X DLC. Get a look after the jump.
Following this month's release of Aila Jyrkiainen and next month's Rinko Iori, MegaHouse has scheduled their third Gundam Build Fighters Gundam Girls Generation figure. A 1/10th scale China Kousaka figure by sculptor Norio Kibayashi is scheduled for a late March release with the 16cm figure selling for 6,264yen. Get a look after the jump.
Those who want to try out the PS Vita version of Gundam Breaker 2 can do so thanks to a demo that's now available to download on the Japanese PlayStation Store. It can even be taken online so long as someone who purchased the full game sends an invite. More after the jump.
Pre-orders have launched for the April 24th Japanese Blu-ray and DVD of the first part of the Gundam The Origin prequel anime adaptation. Along with this an official English subtitled trailer has been posted. Meanwhile, the first volume of G-Reco and first DVD of Gundam Build Fighters Try are due on December 25th and a set of ads promote the 35th anniversary collaboration. Get a look after the jump.
Bandai Namco's Lost Heroes mixes the worlds of Kamen Rider, Ultraman, and Gundam in a meaty RPG stew. The 3DS game includes staff members who previously worked on games like Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey and the Etrian Odyssey series, and there's plenty of heroic dungeon crawling featured in the latest 6+ minute trailer after the jump.
The Japan Animator Expo is a showcase of 30 shorts presented by Dwango and Evangelion creator Hideaki Anno's Studio Khara. Next up is something different. Hideaki Anno has prepared a "Yoshikazu Yasuhiko & Ichiro Itano: Collection of Key Animation Films" with a look at the two anime luminaries' work on Gundam. More after the jump.
Gundam Breaker 2 is another title in Bandai Namco Games' stable straight out of the Gundam universe, headed for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita this Friday. Hit the jump for a peek at the game!
As it prepares to celebrate its second anniversary, Mobile Suit Gundam Online, a game that boasts 50 on 50 large mech battles, is moving past the One Year War with a 14 Days of Strife event leading into a December 3rd update introducing a UC0083 large scale update. Get a look after the jump.
Continuing a tradition employing anime heroines in its school awareness campaigns, the National Federation of All Japan Guide Dog Training Institution has followed Bodacious Space Pirates, a couple years of Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Evangelion, Hayao Miyazaki's work and World Masterpiece Theater with Raraiya Monday from Gundam Reconguista in G. Get a look after the jump.