Gunpla Battle is coming to North American Blu-ray. Gundam Build Fighters, the fun take on the classic mecha war series in which a pair of heroes build and battle Gundam models is slated to be released by Sunrise and anime retailer Right Stuf's licensing and distribution label, Nozomi Entertainment, in August in a collection with English and Japanese audio. More after the jump.
Bandai is preparing to launch a new Figure-RiseBust series of gunpla (Gundam plastic model). The simple, multi-color mold and decal kits aim to offer simple assembly with a limited number of parts, perfect for new builders or more experienced ones who want to adorn their mecha.T his line kicks off in June with Mobile Suit Gundam SEED's perennially popular (just ask Newtype) Kira Yamato and Athrun Zala.
"Pao" is a remarkable popular ero-artist, with plenty of fans among the pro-manga artists along with buyers of adult manga magazines they cover and their R18 doujinshi (though the one they brought to the last Comiket was just very risque and not explicit). After building a series turning Gundam's boxy, martial "real robot" mecha into sexy, sexy lingerie over the last year, they recently capped it off with a completed series inspired by the 12 signs of the zodiac.
Following the Japanese edition posted in February, Gundam.Info's official YouTube channel today posted the English-dubbed second trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin III Akatsuki no Houki (Dawn of Rebellion), the third chapter of the Gundam The Origin anime series to be released in Japan on May 21. Check the latest clip after the jump.
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.
"Cool Japan" just seems like a bunch of political, hype nonsense, until it's your city that gets wrecked by some interplanetary space war. GUNDAM Iron Blooded Orphans recently batted the full Cool Japan cycle. First, the anime destroyed Alberta, Canada capital Edmonton. This was picked up on by Nopy's Blog, which was picked up by the local Metro News affiliate, which was then picked up by Japanese anime blogs.