Gunpla 40th Anniversary Announcements: Gunpla Link Project

Last Friday, the Bandai Spirits Hobby Division, via The Gundam Base Tokyo, announced the Gunpla Link Project, kits released as part of the Gunpla 40th Anniversary celebration. This probably includes the previously revealed HG RX-78-2 Gundam "Beyond Global" but three more kits were announced during the press conference... Perfect Grade Unleashed Remember the Gunpla Evolution … Continue reading Gunpla 40th Anniversary Announcements: Gunpla Link Project

G40 Engineering on the Classic Design? HG RX-78-2 Gundam “Beyond Global”

Remember this oddly detailed and very specific render of an RX-78-2 Gundam kit for the Gunpla 40th Anniversary teaser? Looks like my hunch is right, it is a real kit and yet another High Grade RX-78-2 Gundam. Not that I'm complaining though. I initially thought this to be the design of the 1/1 Gundam that … Continue reading G40 Engineering on the Classic Design? HG RX-78-2 Gundam “Beyond Global”

Next Phase Gunpla: Road to 2020

2020 is the Gunpla 40th Anniversary, so in sort of a preview of the stuff to come, The Gundam Base Tokyo once again opened their Next Phase Gunpla exhibit and on there were a lot of kits I personally didn't expect. What's more, all of these have planned release dates! Here's a quick video from … Continue reading Next Phase Gunpla: Road to 2020

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)