Japanese news site Akiba Souken has announced the result of its recent web popularity poll for Sunrise's long-running Gundam anime series. It was conducted for two weeks from June 4 to 18 and the total number of the votes was 3,025. Check the result after the jump.
The Bandai Gunpla Builders World Cup (GBWC) is a yearly contest held amongst modelers to show off their completed Gundam models. A new preview hypes the competition with a look back at recent winners. Check it out after the jump.
Bandai's Gundam Info channel has posted multilingual announcements for Gundam Duel Company, a collectable card/browser game planned for an international release this July. Get a look after the jump.
Char no Nichijo (Char's daily life) is a parody manga featuring an amnesia man who is exactly look like Char Aznable, one of the main protagonists/antagonists in the Mobile Suit Gundam series. Kadokawa today posted a live-action promotional video for the upcoming second volume of the manga. Check the clip after the jump.
26-year-old singer Nami Tamaki will release her new cover song album "NT GUNDAM COVER" featuring the theme songs from the successive Gundam series, on June 25. Teichiku today posted a trial listening video for the all 11 songs from the album on its official YouTube channel. Check her Gundam cover songs after the jump.
Manga artist Michiro Ueyama (Tsumanuda Fight Town, a long running Zoids published by Viz) posts a lot of remix tribute art online, such as Fujio F. Fujiko inspired versions of popular characters. Lately, he's been working on a cute and clever series of Gundam mech as maids. Check out the results after the jump.
March's 35th Gundam anniversary project announcements included the news that creator Yoshiyuki Tomino's space elevator project G-Reco debuts this falls as Gundam Reconguista in G. This week,kicked off a countdown to 2014/06/23 10:00:00, and in the meantime, "Kill 'em All" Tomino has done an interview in which we mentions the scope of the project. More after the jump.
Dynasty Warriors: Gundam Reborn is set to bring more Gundam Musou action to PlayStation 3 in the west this summer, and you can see the latest minute-plus preview in the E3 2014 trailer after the jump.
Following the teaser announcement one month ago, the official site for the Gundam Build Fighters TV anime finally announced today on June 12 that a new TV anime series is scheduled for fall of this year. The news was also reported at International Tokyo Toy Show 2014 which is held now at Tokyo Big Sight. Hit the jump for more.
With Tokyo Toy Show opening for the industry on June 12th, an announcement concerning the new Gundam Build Fighters anime has been promised for 10:00 local time. In the meantime, animator/mecha designer Masami Obari has posted a teaser for the future adventure of the mecha model battlers. Get a look after the jump.
Promo videos have been posted for the 1/100 MSN-04II Nightingale Plastic Model and HGUC 1/144 Neo Zeong Gundam plastic models. The latter is particularly impressive in that the mecha from the seventh and final episode of the Gundam Unicorn OVA stands a huge 860mm tall. Get a look after the jump.
Bandai has posted an English version of their Mobile Suit Gundam UC episodes 1-6 digest, a slightly tongue-in-cheek 100 second survey of the history, characters and events leading up to the finale of the recently completed OVA series. Get a look after the jump.
A second preview is offering the latest look at Gundam Origin. The four part adaptation of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's manga telling of the history behind the original Gundam's One Year War, released in North America by Vertical, kicks off in spring 2015 with "Blued Eyed Casval." Check it out after the jump.
Mobile Suit Gundam Side Stories is out now on PlayStation 3 in Japan. Naturally, that means it's time to turn our attention toward its DLC, including two new VR missions for ¥100 ($1) each and the Unicorn Gundam for ¥500 ($5).