Gunpla News Round-Up – March 12, 2019: More Baseball

This week’s Gunpla news is super light as we have just one piece of news and yes, it is baseball related. Now, here we go!   Saitama Seibu Lions Baseball Team Gundam & Zaku II The next special edition HG RX-78-2 Gundam to be released is the Saitama Seibu Lions version. To get this version of the HG Gundam, one needs to order it from the team’s website starting March 19, 2019. The kit will be sold for 3000 yen and will ship in April 2019. The kit will also be made available at an event on May 4, 2019. Whereas, the HG Zaku II Lions…

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Review: HGUC Sinanju Stein (Narrative Ver.)

Welcome to Soundout12’s brand-new Model Kit Monday! The series is back from a long hiatus and this week we’ll be looking at the HGUC Sinanju Stein (Narrative Ver.). This kit was released in October 2018 for 2800 yen/ $32.99 and is based upon the Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative film. The Sinanju Stein was used by the primary antagonist of the movie, Zoltan Akkanen and the kit reuses most of its parts from the HGUC Sinanju. That being said, there’s a lot of great engineering involved with the building of the kit itself and this ends up being quite unique. Check out the video review…

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SD Gundam World Sangoku Soketsuden Anime and Manga Officially Announced

SD Gundam fans rejoice as today we have more details on the SD Gundam World Sangoku Soketsuden project that was first announced at the Mobile Suit Gundam’s 40th Anniversary Project launch event on November 21, 2018. Now, this year, 2019, is not only the 40th anniversary for Gundam as a whole, but also the 30th anniversary for the SD Gundam franchise. There have been several teasers released for SD Gundam World in the past several months, but today we have a breakdown of the Anime and Manga series that are releasing this year.   Sunrise has opened…

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Gundam The Origin – Eve of the Red Comet Premiere Date & Details Announced

Originally announced during the Mobile Suit Gundam’s 40th Anniversary Project launch event on November 21, 2018, the TV broadcast version of Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin finally has details on its premiere. The 6-part OVA will be recompiled into a 13 episode broadcast version for television. This is similar to Mobile Suit Gundam UC re:0096 which was a 22 episode recompilation of the 7-part OVA series.   The recompilation will be titled Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin – Eve of the Red Comet in order to differentiate the TV version from the OVA. It remains to be unknown…

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Gundam Thunderbolt Gaiden Manga to Resume

It has recently been announced that Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Gaiden manga will resume on February 8. The manga was delayed since last May due to manga creator, Yasuo Ohtagaki, suffering from tenosynovitis. For those who are not are aware, the manga is a collection of short stories featuring the various mobile suits that are showcased in the Thunderbolt Mechanics magazine. The manga launched on the eBigComic4 website in December 2015 and the second compiled manga was published by Shogakukan in April 2017. The main Gundam Thunderbolt manga series resumed in the Big Comic Superior magazine in December, 2018.…

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SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays Video Game Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment updated their official Youtube channels with a trailer for SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays. For those who are not aware the game is the latest title in the “G Generation” game series within the SD Gundam franchise. The game will feature various mobile suits within four eras in the Gundam franchise, which includes: Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (After Colony) Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (Cosmic Era) Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (Anno Domini) Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans (Post-Disaster) English Trailer Japanese Trailer SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays will be released for the Playstation 4,…

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Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Anime Receives Spin-off Mobile Game

Sunrise and Bandai Namco Entertainment recently opened an official website for the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans) project, which was teased earlier last year. The website revealed that the new project will be a new smartphone app, which will be titled, “Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans: Urðr-Hunt (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Tekketsu no Orphans: Urðr-Hunt).”    The staff from the original anime series will be returning to work on this project. The spinoff is set in the year P.D. 323, which coincides with the timeline set in the original anime series.…

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Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Sky Manga Ending in January

The recent issue of the Gundam Ace magazine has announced that Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Sky (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Astray: Tenkū no Princess) manga will be ending in the upcoming issue, which will be released on January 26, 2019. For those who are not aware, the Mobile Suit Gundam Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Skyis the 11th manga project based on the Gundam Seed Astray series. The manga first launched in August 2015 and the recent compiled volume was released in Japan on September 26.  The manga features the story…

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