Victorian-Era with Colonies and Mobile Suits: “Mobile Suit Gundam G40” Special Movie

Gundam fans welcomed the new year with a couple of new clips from Sunrise. One of these is the full version of the special movie featuring the Gundam G40 which was recently released as a limited-run High Grade kit. Titled Mobile Suit Gundam G40, the special movie presents an alternate take on the events of … Continue reading Victorian-Era with Colonies and Mobile Suits: “Mobile Suit Gundam G40” Special Movie

Box Art Extravaganza: HG Gundam G40 [Industrial Design]

With the twilight of the Gundam 40th Anniversary comes the dawn of the Gunpla 40th Anniversary celebration. And to act as the transition piece between these two celebrations, Bandai Spirits will be releasing the HG Gundam G40 [Industrial Design] on December 14. I was always curious on how the packaging of such kit would look … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: HG Gundam G40 [Industrial Design]

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

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)