Road to G40: HG Gundam G40 [Industrial Design] Commentary

Thanks to actually building Gunpla (more on that in another post) and mostly work-related stuff, I haven't been able to write stuff on the blog for some time. So as a return, here's something interesting. A month before its release, Bandai Spirits released a subtitled commentary video on how the Ken Okuyama-designed HG Gundam G40 … Continue reading Road to G40: HG Gundam G40 [Industrial Design] Commentary

Moonlight (freaking) Butterfly! Mobile Suit Gundam —The Light of Life— Chronicle U.C.

Here's something I totally didn't catch until I saw some interesting thumbnails on YouTube. Supposedly included as a bonus feature in recent reissues of various Gundam movies is Mobile Suit Gundam —The Light of Life— Chronicle U.C., a 40-minute clip show explaining some key concepts of the Universal Century. Amuro Ray and Lalah Sune are … Continue reading Moonlight (freaking) Butterfly! Mobile Suit Gundam —The Light of Life— Chronicle U.C.

Gunpla 40th Anniversary: HG Gundam G40 (Industrial Design)

Last July, the Ken Okuyama-designed RX-78-2 Gundam was revealed as part of the Gundam 40th Anniversary celebration. It was also revealed that a kit of the design will be released as part of the Gunpla 40th anniversary next year. And as the All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2019 opens, Bandai Spirits has finally revealed … Continue reading Gunpla 40th Anniversary: HG Gundam G40 (Industrial Design)

Quickie! New Gundam Series Presentation Today!

Bandai / Sunrise is set to announce the next Gundam series in a press conference at 2:00 PM JST. And you know what that means? Time to do what we do best -- baseless speculations! I sure hope it's not just a formal announcement for Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE. EDIT: Gundam.Info mentions, and I'll be … Continue reading Quickie! New Gundam Series Presentation Today!

Anime Expo 2019: New Gunpla Teases

Happening this weekend is Anime Expo 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention center. Bandai Spirits decided to make this event a little different by making a couple of kit reveals here rather than some event in Japan. Initially teased earlier this week, many guessed and guessed right that we'll be getting an MG Gundam Barbatos. … Continue reading Anime Expo 2019: New Gunpla Teases