Popular captain Bright Noa, from the Universal Century continuity of the original Gundam, is to set to receive focus in a new manga commencing in issue 18 of Newtype ACE. Gundam Unicorn writer/military novelist Harutoshi Fukui wrote the scenario, starting post Char's Counter Attack and looking back into the character's maturation into adulthood. Hiyon Kazuraki illustrates the work. More after the jump.
Bandai announced that it has refurbished its official portal site for Gundam information. The site, with English language support, features updated information on the Gundam anime, Gunpla models and other merch, as well as videos and music. More after the jump.
Love Live! es la historia de nueve chicas que deciden salvar su instituto convirtiéndose en idols. El anime se estrenó hace unas semanas y está ahora mismo en emisión. En el episodio tres de la serie se pudo escuchar el tema “Start:Dash!!“, y se ve que debe de haber gustado a alguien en Zeon, puesto que un escuadrón de sus mobile suites de Gundam se han puesto a bailar el tema.
Move over Gundam masked cover of "Gangnam Style," there's a new mecha dance in town. In a stop move video, a squad of Zeon dance to "Start:Dash!!" the insert song from episode three of this season's Love Live! School Idol Project anime series. Get a look after the jump.
Following last year's release of a Bandai Armor Girls Project figure of a moe personification the Wing Gundam, a new Wing Gundam Zero - Endless Waltz version has been slated for May, 2013. The 14cm figure with twin buster rifle, three pairs of hands, sabers, effects base, and extra facial expressions runs about 5,500yen ($60). Get a look after the jump.
Gundam is a franchise with some awesome character names, but Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn really takes the cake with the likes of Syam Vist, Suberoa Zinnerman, Gilboa Sant and, the masked face of the latest promo for episode 6, "second coming of Char" Full Frontal. Get a look at the new preview after the jump.
After a couple weeks of Medaka Box staff work and the like, Gainax has returned to posting Gurren Lagann tributes in their site's weekly welcome illustration. The latest piece is quite a stunner. Naochika Morishita, an illustrator on ancillary Gundam material such as cards and packaging for games and model kits, has lent his impressive skill to a Kamina versus Viral duel. Get a look after the jump.
En junio de 2011 se anunciaba que el manga Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin de Yoshikazu Yasuhiko contaría con adaptación animada, y ahora sabemos que dicha adaptación será una serie de televisión animada por Sunrise y que se estrenará en el 2014.
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin, manga artist/character designer Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's 23 volume retelling of the One Year War featured in the original mecha war series, has been picked up for a 2014 anime TV series from Sunrise. More after the jump.
O projeto de remasterização HD de Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny começará a ser trasmitido na Bandai Channel no dia 29 de março às 23:00 no Japão.
Last year, the 10th anniversary of Gundam SEED was celebrated with an HD remaster of the mecha franchise's early 00s relaunch. The series returned to TV and streamed online ahead of Blu-ray set releases. Bandai and Sunrise aren't waiting for an anniversary to follow-up with 2004's sequel Gundam SEED Destiny. A March 29th online premiere is scheduled for the remastered Destiny, with a TV debut slotted for April 7th. More after the jump.
The worlds of Ultraman, Kamen Rider, and Gundam are set to collide on PSP with Heroes Vs., which is set for a February 7 release in Japan. Last time we saw a handful of videos pitting the franchises against one another, and now Namco Bandai is back with a wealth of gameplay footage. Check 'em out after the jump.
Everyone seems to be gearing up for battle, set to Aimer (Bleach, No. 6, Natsuyuki Rendezvous) theme "Re: I Am" in the "Two Worlds, Two Tomorrows" promo for the sixth episode of Gundam Unicorn. The episode hits Japanese theaters March 2nd before a home video launch on the 22nd. Get a look after the jump.
When Heroes Vs. hits PSP in Japan on February 7, it's bringing along a slew of crossover throwdowns from the worlds of Kamen Rider, Ultraman, and Gundam. The latest batch of clips from Namco Bandai showcase a variety of those brawls, so watch as heroes and villains alike throw down in the videos after the jump.
With the service going live, Bandai Namco has posted a launch trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam Online. The PC game features players taking command and combat roles, with up to 100 mobile suits taking the field for mech action. Get a look after the jump.