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)
Just as I was about to post the new kits revealed in Anime Expo 2019, Sunrise dropped a new trailer for the GUNDAM 40th Anniversary Project. Most of it are stuff that's already known though there are a couple of new additions. I've attached the trailer here before delving deeper. For starters, there's currently a … Continue reading GUNDAM 40th Anniversary Trailer: More New Stuff!
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
After opening the #1000 CATALOGUE Entries with the Musha Gundam, of course I would be following it up with a kit of the HGUC RX-78-2 Gundam. This is the first one released back in 2001 and despite not holding on to modern Gunpla standards, this is still a good kit in its own right. I … Continue reading #1002 / High Grade Universal Century // RX-78-2 Gundam (2001)
I haven't made a post about my recent Japan trip in a while so today's a good time for another one. A place I specifically requested in our itinerary was The Gundam Base Tokyo along with the life-sized Unicorn Gundam statue. Please note that this won't be a detailed account of every section inside and … Continue reading #JapanWinter2019: The Gundam Base Tokyo Experience