Sunday, March 20, 2016

Hi-Resolution Model: Gundam Barbatos - New Images & Release Info

Hi-Resolution Model: Gundam Barbatos
(Release Date: Mar 2016, Price: 16,000 yen)

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78 comments:

  1. Love the inner frame. Looking forward to the high resolution line!

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  2. looks like a new MG line for Gundam Barbatos based on the first picture

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  3. Yes, by the looks of it with a prebuilt frame.

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  4. i suppose this is like MG version. i wish it would come with the mace.

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  5. PG Barbatos?! Wow.. such a detailed inner frame!

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  6. wow..
    really look like metal build version..
    is it a new grade line in gunpla history..??

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  7. I want 3 of those ! Because of reasons :D

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  8. It will be probably like a Hybrid Plastic Model Kit. Wherein you may have fixed frames but separate parts of it for the outer plates. Not sure though I have seen on Syd of HLJ's video it's like a RD but there's sprues on the side also. So it means probably another line or maybe new grade to eliminate the grade system maybe?

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  9. It will be probably like a Hybrid Plastic Model Kit. Wherein you may have fixed frames but separate parts of it for the outer plates. Not sure though I have seen on Syd of HLJ's video it's like a RD but there's sprues on the side also. So it means probably another line or maybe new grade to eliminate the grade system maybe?

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  10. HCM Pro was 1/200 scale. this is something similar. on a 1/100 scale

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    1. Lol no hcm pro does not feature a inner frame

      If anything this could be compared to an upscaled RG

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  11. I am still uncertain about this new line of products.
    I mean it looks like an improvement over the 1/100 No Grade that just recently came out, but it still does not give me much of what an MG gives off in terms of details, panel lines, etc.

    It looks more like a figure, even though it apparently is a 1/100 scale model kit.

    I think I am going to skip this and continue to wait for a Master Grade release.
    I have not gotten any IBO kits since I have enough Gunpla kits as it is. So I think I can wait at least til 2016 starts to see if Bandai will announce an MG Barbatos.
    Though in terms of MGs, I suspect we're going to get a lot from Seed Destiny, maybe something from Build Fighters/Try, and well we all know that Thunderbolt MGs are confirmed which probably is the Full Armor Gundam MG at least which I suspect will either go with the 3.0 or Origins mold.

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    1. i think its a rather douche move to say bandai should make an mg of this but you havent even build oone IBO kit

      face it....this seems to be the closest you'll get to an mg 1/100 gundam barbatos

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    2. SPOILER: Suiton will buy this, but will not open its box.

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  12. And this "model" sucks in that it too does not come with the mace?
    Seriously.
    What is up with Bandai and not including the mace with this High Resolution and also with the No Grade??

    The HG and the Damashii come with the mace.

    >_>

    I'm just worried that if we do eventually get an MG of the Barbatos that it too will not come with the mace and maybe come via an add on set.

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    1. the mace would probably be hard to make unless they include hands like those of high grades, and another factor is that it might be heavy cause likely it will have additional gimmicks and wont be just two pieces of plastic

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  13. Looks like a mortar headd frame.

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  14. Lol no there is nothing about this that looks like a hcm pro

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    1. "RG type for 1:100" It's called an MG scrub. Wew.

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  16. Mika and Barbatos are still using that un-included mace Bandai as of the last episode. Not buying a 1/100 Gundam Barbatos anything unless we get the iconic Barbatos Pile-bunker Mace with it.

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  17. Frame made in China
    Armor made in Japan

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  18. FUNNY PRICE, I WON'T BUY IT.

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  19. Did I see 17,000 yen? This is metal build pricing

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  20. 16,000 yen for this?!

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  21. Expensive. No thanks. Rather buy a PG

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  22. Wtf, a 1/100 model kit with the price of 16000 yen.... Take my money

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  23. 16,000 Yen????? Haha what??? I was looking forward to this kit, but not for the price of a Perfect Grade.

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  24. Looks to have die-cast parts within the frame. That would justify the price. I have not read anything that said there is die-cast but it sure looks like it.

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  25. This thing is not worth 16,000 yen,heck no. Better have some diecast parts and LEDs, shieeet.

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  26. With all the work Bandai put into this, they could've just released a Master Grade, but we all know they won't. If you pay attention to all the recent series none of them have gotten an MG for the lead Mobile Suit ie (GBFT & Reconguista), they've only been releasing kits that are just rehashes of others or that use runners from previous releases.

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    1. Thunderbolt??? Wont be long before we get MGs of that series :D

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    2. I'm not saying i'm not going to like/buy any of the Thunderbolt MG's, but they fall in line with what I said about rehashing and re-using runners from other kits, no one can say that The Thunderbolt itself isn't going to re-use some runners from any of the RX-78 releases, most likely the 3.0. And another perfect example is how the only MG that came out of GBFT was the Amazing Red Warrior which is just the 2.0 with cosmetic changes and different accessories. Again, not that I'm hating on any MG but the re-hashing is getting old, I can't speak for everyone but I know a lot of people are tired of retools and want some of the more original designs.

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  27. I feel like since this has a metallic Bandai gonna use it as an excuse to make this expensive.

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  28. To me, gundam Barbatos is a more Savage Version of Exia... So Badass!!!

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  29. With that range of price, and I'm seeing metal parts in the frame (i might be wrong). This line plays in Metal Build area. Hell.... Why Barbatos always makes us confuse with it's own line.

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  30. Love the detailed looks but the price? seriously 16000 yen for a 1/100 scale

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    1. Looks almost like a perfect grade to me, but not quite to par. Somewhere between an MG and PG...

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  31. The price. Yikes. Might as well buy two or three master grades and paint those up. Not enough accessories to justify the price for me right now. Very cool but pass

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  32. 16000yen, what the hell ?
    Forget it, I will make my own hi-res barbatos gundam

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  33. One; this thing is goddamn gorgeous. Two, there's no way I'm paying that much for it.

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  34. Still no 1/100 mace, maybe it is just too top heavy?

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  35. Oh look, the armor parts aren't undergated. Thanks Bandai. You sure do know how to make your consumers happy. /sarcasm

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  36. this look more like frame arms..... they give you an innerframe and then you slap on the plastic components..... just like frame arms....but still nice looking barbatos, looking forward to this new line...

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  37. For that price and not even undergated, it's a pass for me. Just give us a MG

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    1. I agree. An MG would be so much cooler!

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  38. 160$ for this? Why does bandai have to over charge a kit cause of a pretty paint job unless there diecast and other crazy stuff.

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    1. Paint job and diecast metal is an extra cost. They are not about to just do things like that at no additional cost. If you think about it. Even if it costs Bandai like $40 (for example) per diecast metal, paints, etc. think about that $40 and multiply it by the millions they will make. So overall, it could easily rack up the expenses.

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  39. Confirmed inner frame is/has die cast parts

    Its like frame arms with a metal build inner frame and you slap on the arnor parts

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  40. i guess this is bandai answer to a MG kit cause iron blood is the only gundam series that i can think of the actually try to incorporate the inner frame of a gundam into a series

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  41. You guys need to understand that the frame itself is die-cast. This adds a helluvalotta cost to the production. Given the plated parts as well, I think that 16, 000 JPY is not too bad. My only nitpick is how weird the V-fin looks on this guy. Also, the arm articulation looks somewhat hindered by the shoulder armour not being able to rotate a full 360 degrees.

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  42. liking the series so far, must buy

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  43. They Really could've just released a Master Grade for all the work and detail they put into this, but as we've seen with the last couple of series there is no MG in sight, unless they can re-use runners from similar designed kits i.e. the Thunderbolt that's getting an MG release. Now the Barbatos can be added to the list kits not getting an MG release with Build Burning/Try Burning, and the G-Self, which is really odd because the shows doing well enough for them to decide to produce a second season.

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  44. Its not even undergated,even Dragon Momoko kits are undergated FFS!what a load of shit.

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  45. awesome details, especially the head. makes barbatos look bearded. will try to paint that on the HG...

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  46. Well, at least this isn't P Bandai so there is hope prices might drop?

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  47. You seem to fail on what gets Premium Bandai.
    In order for there to be a Premium Bandai release, it'd be a variation or a recolor of an existing item.
    The High Resolution line up is new.
    Nothing will be Premium Bandai right off the bat.
    Try to think a little before posting.

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    1. Hmm, instead of reading the part that matters, you went straight to lecturing me with things I already know. Why are you wasting your time replying to a weeks old comment with such tenacity? Someone is having a bad day..aww.

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  48. Why can't Bandai be smart and just do a Master Grade?
    I'm sure more people are looking for a MG Barbatos.
    Also, there are 6 forms so Bandai can do some of those via Premium Bandai, Premium Bandai add on kits, or just have small "upgrade" sets like MG Universe Booster.

    They can do that for Barbatos using Gundam Frame 1 like the No Grade 1/100.
    Then they can do a Gundam Frame 2 for Gusion & Gusion Rebake.
    Then finally a Gundam Frame 3 for Kimaris and Kimaris Trooper.
    Oh and of course a Graze Frame for all the variations with the Graze and things like Grimgerde.

    Seriously, Bandai.
    WTF.
    Stop screwing around with the 1/100 No Grade kits and I really don't know why Bandai is bothering to do this overpriced "High Resolution" since to me it looks like basically a Master Grade like 90% of the way there.

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    1. Nice try, suiton. Now, GTFO.

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  49. Why this kit doesn't have the mace is beyond me! Well even if it had I would never buy it, but it might would've made some snapfitters happy...

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    1. It does not come with a mace so Bandai can sell it separately and or through another kit. I wish they would make a Master Grade instead for this series. This release is already way too expensive and they decided not to include the mace?! So stupid.

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  50. The High-Resolution Model series launches with the Gundam Barbatos! The internal frame is fully assembled; all you need to do is attach the armor plating. The joints in the frame are strengthened with metal to add durability; the "Nano-Laminate" armor pieces feature a pearlescent finish. The gold parts are mekki-plated and clear parts in a combination of clear and metallic finishes are provided. This will build up into one stunning, highly posable Gundam--place your order now!

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  51. The High-Resolution Model series launches with the Gundam Barbatos! The internal frame is fully assembled; all you need to do is attach the armor plating. The joints in the frame are strengthened with metal to add durability; the "Nano-Laminate" armor pieces feature a pearlescent finish. The gold parts are mekki-plated and clear parts in a combination of clear and metallic finishes are provided. This will build up into one stunning, highly posable Gundam--place your order now!

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  52. Why do people keep thinking bandai can make a master grade out of these IBO designs? The inner frames are so plain and non descript, a master grade wouldn't add anything extra over the 1/100 no grade IBO stuff. Seriously, there will never be a master grade anything from IBO.

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  53. It looks nice but come on give me a Master grade!

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  54. At least it isn't P Bandai so hopefully prices will drop soon.

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    1. In order for it to be Premium Bandai, there has to be an existing item it can be based off of to make a variant.

      And speaking of P-Bandai, since this doesn't come with the mace, I bet there will be P-Bandai add on sets for the various weapons and forms of Barbatos.

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  55. I hope Bandai realizes how dumb this will be and just gives us a Master Grade series of kits. I think they should have just made a Metal Build for IBO and a series of MGs for IBO instead of this new High Resolution Model series. I don't think it will sell too well.

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