Tuesday, May 12, 2009

1/100 AMS-129 Geara-Zulu Conversion Kit - NEOGRADE Website Updated

This is an update for a previously posted article. Neograde.com has updated their website with painted images of the 1/100 AMS-129 Geara-Zulu Conversion Kit.

This conversion kit is currently a pre-order item from NeoGrade (Korea). This conversion kit is priced at about $139.00USD (plus shipping & handling), with a release date of May 18th. This conversion kit requires the MG Gyan frame for construction, which is sold seperately.

Not sure if there might be a possible MG release for the Geara-Zulu, but hardcore Gundam Unicorn fans might want to check this one out.

Images from Neograde.com

Gundam Unicorn News Update

An update from a translated portion of an article from ANN & animenanime.jp

“The animeanime.jp news website reports on Monday (Apr 27 '09) that the Japanese studio Sunrise is planning to release its Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn anime around the world simultaneously. Sunrise had already announced last week that its adaptation of Harutoshi Fukui’s light novels was green-lit for release in the winter of 2009. The Nihon Keizai Shimbun paper had reported earlier this month that Sunrise’s parent company Bandai NAMCO Holdings is planning to distribute its Gundam franchise in 10 languages — Japanese, English, German, French, and others — within this year.

Sunrise has yet to announce the release format of the new Gundam Unicorn anime project.”

Is nice to know that Japanese Studios are trying to reach out to a worldwide market with the simulcast of Gundam Unicorn (or better known as Mobile Suit Gundam UC). There are plenty of speculations as to the format which this project will be made.....be it a movie / TV series / OVA.

Personally, I would like Gundam Unicorn to be a TV series. Since it can flesh out all the intricate details from the novels. But with the offical announcement of this multicast project being made not too long ago, and a not too distant release this Winter... it is getting doubtful that this would be a TV series. So between a movie / OVA, I pray that it would be an OVA release... because a movie is just too darn short.

Cross your fingers, and let's hope is either a TV series or an OVA.

Gunpla Gallery from the Web

Gunpla Gallery (from modellers posting on the web)

This gunpla gallery consist of some of my current favorites found on the web. Here is another nice looking batch, enjoy:

MBF-P02 Gundam Astray Red Frame (Perfect Grade)

RGM-86R GM III - Gundam Unicorn Series (Scratch Built)

ZGMF-X56 Sword Impuse Gundam (Master Grade)

RX-0 Unicorn Gundam "Banshee" (Master Grade Unicorn w/ mod parts)

Robot Damashii (SIDE MS): Crossbone Gundam X-2 - Updated Images

Robot Damashii (SIDE MS): Crossbone Gundam X-2 - June 3,000 Yen

Some updated images:

Images from CyberGundam

Gundam Guy Blog

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