Gunpla Builders World Cup is a yearly world-wide tournament held among amateur modelers to show of their completed Gundam-related models. The regional competitions have been held in 13 regions in the world. The exhibition to chose the Japanese representatives was also held at Gunpla Expo World Tour Japan 2012 this weekend. Check this year's entries after the jump!
Bandai, the most successful toy/model kit company in Japan, is now holding an annual on-site sale exhibition "Gunpla Expo World Tour Japan 2012" at Akihabara UDX's AKIBA_SQUARE in Tokyo. The four days event features the newest "Gunpla", Gundam plamodel kits, from the latest and various old series. Check the first part of photo report from Akihabara after the jump!
Gunpla Builders World Cup is a yearly world-wide contest held among modelers to show of their completed Gundam models. The regional competitions are held in Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, USA, and Italy. The two Japanese representatives were chosen by visitors' votes and special jury at the third day of Gunpla Expo World Tour Japan 2011. Check the winners' Gunpla after the jump!
As well as the kits from the latest series "Gundam AGE", Gunpla Expo World Tour Japan 2011 exhibited the major Gundam plamodels of the past Gundam series since the first one "Mobile Suit Gundam" (1979). This part 2 section introduces those representative Gundam kits in release order. Do you know all of them? Let's find out after the jump!
Gundam fans flock to Akihabara this weekend for a three-day expo showing off Gundam model kits old and new. For those of you who want to pop on some headphones and sink right into the atmosphere of Gunpla Expo World Tour Japan 2011, the Mainichi Shimbun Digital's video team has compiled a couple videos (so far?) of the sites to be seen. Bump the jump to check them out!
Gunpla Expo World Tour Japan 2011 has started at Akihabara UDX today on November 4. Gunpla Expo stands for "Gundam Plamodel Exposition". The three days event features the 30 year history of the Mobile Suit Gundam plamodel kits, including the latest TV series Mobile Suit Gundam AGE and OVA series Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn. This section introduces the photos of the kits from Gundam AGE. Check the photos after the jump!