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

Box Art Extravaganza: February 2020

We are now well into February so here's a quick list of box arts and packaging for the stuff that I'm probably getting or just interests me. It was only a matter of time before they eventually make a modern Sentinel Prime figure in the Transformers Studio Series line, and we're now getting the first … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: February 2020

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”

Gundam Factory Yokohama: Design Reveal and Details

Part of the Gundam 40th Anniversary spectacles revealed last year was the Gundam Global Challenge where the challenge is to make a 1/1 scale RX-78-2 Gundam move, or at least walk. Gundam Channel on YouTube has been releasing clips of its progress, with the last ones involving Gundam-creator Yoshiyuki Tomino. Last week, Bandai Namco held … Continue reading Gundam Factory Yokohama: Design Reveal and Details

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