Shame, It’s Another Premium Bandai Release: HGUC Gundam GP00 (Engage Zero)

English Premium Bandai solicitations officially list this kit as Gundam "GP00", same with Gundam GP00 "Blossom"? Amidst all the announcements and reveals during last week's double billing of the All-Japan Model & Hobby Show and Bandai Spirits' Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn is a reveal of a kit that I found to be much more … Continue reading Shame, It’s Another Premium Bandai Release: HGUC Gundam GP00 (Engage Zero)

All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2022: Let’s Talk High Grades, the Exclusives

I'll just put this under the All Japan Model & Hobby Show because not much was revealed regarding these, and they're all exclusives in some fashion. Yes, several exclusives were also revealed around this time, one of which is something I really wanted ever since they put out the design. HGUC RX-78 MS00Z Gundam Development … Continue reading All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2022: Let’s Talk High Grades, the Exclusives

Is Project Pale Rider Complete? HGUC Red Rider Revealed

If you're keeping track with the Premium Bandai "Project Pale Rider" kits, then you are aware that after the White Rider and Black Rider from Mobile Suit Gundam BATTLE OPERATION: Code Fairy, the only unit that's yet to be released is the Red Rider. Unfortunately, these kits have acquired quite a negative impression thanks to … Continue reading Is Project Pale Rider Complete? HGUC Red Rider Revealed

Hyped More Than it Should: “Red Giant 03rd MS Team” Exclusive High Grades

Back in Shizuoka Hobby Show last May, Bandai Spirits teased a cross-media project between the Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield II game, Gundam Ace, and Gunpla -- Mobile Suit Gundam: Red Giant 03rd MS Team. Now the title is a ringer to the well loved 08th MS Team OVA though the connections on … Continue reading Hyped More Than it Should: “Red Giant 03rd MS Team” Exclusive High Grades

I Mashed F5 on Premium Bandai! HGUC Phantom Gundam

I am not the most familiar with late Universal Century stories, murky canon status and lack of official English releases withstanding. But I think everyone would agree that the Phantom Gundam from Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Ghost is one of the most recognized designs to appear in the manga. In fact, Tamashii Nations has already … Continue reading I Mashed F5 on Premium Bandai! HGUC Phantom Gundam