Anime is full of less than subtle substitute McDonald's restaurants. In 1985's first Gundam sequel, Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, it's MacDaniel, which doubled as a secret meeting place for Anti Earth Union Group (AEUG) resistance movement. Starting on November 19th the Gundam Cafe at Tokyo Station will be differentiating itself from the theme eatery's other three locations by introduced a McDaniel concept.
A pair of mobile suits from Gundam SEED were recently announced as additions to the roster of gunpla action game Gundam Breaker 2. Now Bandai Namco has a fresh set of screens showing the playable versions of Duel Gundam and Blitz Gundam, as well the Weapon Build system and more after the jump.
The scale model fighting action continues with Gundam Breaker 2, and this week's issue of Famitsu magazine confirms two more Mobile Suits joining the roster. Gundam SEED is getting some more love, this time with the addition of Duel Gundam and Blitz Gundam. More after the jump.
For a limited time, from October 31, Gundam Info is presenting the Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz streaming. The three episode 1997 Wing sequel OVA is presented in both English subtitled Japanese and English dubbed formats. More after the jump.
Bandai has been rolling out a slate of upcoming Figuarts for 2015. Among the more notable is S.H. Figuarts - Sakura Kinomoto from CardCaptor Sakura, The 13cm figure comes with 3 face parts, 5 left hands and 4 right, Sealing Wand, Clow Card, Stand, and, of course, Kerberos, due in March for 5,400yen. Get a look after the jump.
Japan's 7-Eleven shops are joining the celebration of the original Mobile Suit Gundam's 35th anniversary with a lottery launching November 1st. Customers at the convenience store will have a chance to win prizes, including limited Char Zaku capped mugs. Get a look after the jump.
Gundam Breaker returns for a sequel on PlayStation 3 and Vita on December 18. This week's new issue is Famitsu is set to showcase the introduction of Gundam Wing's Gundam Sandrock, Shenlong Gundam, and the Tallgeese to the customizable mix.
Gundam Breaker, the third-person action game in which you customize 1/144, 1/100, and 1/60 scale digital plastic models to fight and damage each other against the backdrop of dioramas and miniature sets returns for a sequel on PlayStation 3 and Vita on December 18. Ashort preview offers the latest look after the jump.
Sunrise had huge news to deliver to Gundam fans at NYCC earlier today. While it wasn't the confirmation of Gundam: Reconguista in G that everyone expected, the news was even bigger than that. Hit the jump for the details.
A pair of Gundam character figures that fans have been waiting for go on sale today. First, Gundam Build Fighter's hot mom, Rinko Iori, becomes a 1/8th scale Gundam Girls Generation, with the 1/10th scale selling for 6,264yen ahead of a February release. More after the jump.
Following the news from late September that 66-year-old voice actor Masashi Hirose had to be admitted to the hospital for an extended stay, the Gundam Build Fighters Try site has let fans know that his role of Ral-san has been recast with Katsuhisa Houki taking over as of episode 5. More after the jump.
Gundam Breaker, the third-person action game in which you customize 1/144, 1/100, and 1/60 scale digital plastic models to fight and damage each other against the backdrop of dioramas and miniature sets returns for a sequel on PlayStation 3 and Vita on December 18. A new ad offers the latest look after the jump.
The official GundamInfo channel has begun weekly English and Korean subtitled streams of new episodes of Gundam Build Fighters Try, this season's follow-up to mecha war anime's 2013 model battle spin-off. New episodes will continue to be posted on Wednesdays. More after the jump.
Here are the Gundam mecha holidays for your calendar. With puns and word plays, Gundam geeks have it that March 3rd is Zaku Day, April 6 is GM Day, the 7th is Gundam Day (in honor of the broadcast's start), May 9 is Gogg Day, September 2nd is Gouf Day, and, favorite of many, October 6th is Dom Day! Hit the jump for more.