According to the latest Oricon sales report, the Blu-ray of Mobile Suit Gundam NT (Narrative), which was released in Japan on May 24, sold an impressive 42,000 units in its first week, becoming the top-selling Blu-ray of the week of May 20-26. Hit the jump for more details.
Originally serialized from 1978 - 1987, the famous and sometimes controversial anime magazine Animec is returning to publication for the first time in more than 30 years with a special, one-shot issue scheduled to hit Japanese book stores in the Summer season of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.
Does anything go together quite like Gundam and baseball? Not these days! The Hiroshima Toyo Carp are collaborating with the long-running series to release a line of unexpectedly cute Char Aznable goodies. Preview them after the jump!
April 07, 2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the Japanese TV premiere of Mobile Suit Gundam, and to celebrate this fact a bunch of new projects promoting the franchise have been announced, including a concert series, live music events, digital distribution for the live-action stage play, and immersive theatrical screenings. Hit the jump to learn more.
SEIKO celebrates the 40th anniversary of Sunrise's Mobile Suit Gundam franchise by releasing three-limited watches inspired by its three most popular mobile suits: RX-78-2 Gundam, MS-06 Zaku II, and MS-06S Zaku II Char Custom, from its sports watch line Seiko Prospex. See the details of the special items with photos and videos after the jump!
Cuteness is freed from the bonds of gravity in "Gundam vs. Hello Kitty", a strange new collaboration that celebrates the 40th anniversary of Mobile Suit Gundam and the 45th anniversary of Sanrio's Hello Kitty mascot character with a "showdown project" that pits both franchises against one another online and in real life. Hit the jump to learn more.
One week before its US screenings, Gundam.info's official YouTube channel has started streaming the first 23 minutes of Mobile Suit Gundam NT (Narrative) in English dub. See how the new Gundam story begins after the jump!
Fathom Events and Sunrise teamed up to bring Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative to cinemas across the United States for one night only. The event is scheduled for February 19, and you can see a new English-dubbed preview after the jump.
Tokyo's life-sized Gundam Unicorn is an awesome sight... but it turns out it could be hiding more than just a cool laser light show. There are now allegations that two former Bandai employees used the statue to scam the company out of 10 million yen. We've got the scoop after the jump.