Gundam F90 FF Manga Begins in June

In the June issue of Kadokawa’s Monthly Gundam Ace magazine, a 40-page prologue chapter was published for the new manga series, Mobile Suit Gundam F90 FF (Fastest Formula). However, the series will officially begin in the August issue which releases on June 26. 【GA6月号・プロローグ読み切り】MG化も発表されたF90の新作コミック40Pを掲載!!「ビルドファイターズA」の今ノ夜きよし最新作です!「機動戦士ガンダムF90 ファステストフォーミュラ」https://t.co/cVAtumc7HI  推奨ハッシュタグは #F90FF です! pic.twitter.com/sfhiu9RLcj — ガンダムエース (@gundam_ace1) April 26, 2019 Mobile Suit Gundam F90 FF is a continuation of the Mobile Suit Gundam F90 manga which ran from 1990 to 1991, and had one compiled volume. Both, Mobile Suit Gundam F90 and F90 FF, serve…

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Gunpla News Round-Up – March 26, 2019: Silver Bullet Suppressor, Exia Repair III & More!

This week on Gunpla News Round-Up, we have five P-Bandai kits and one retail kit! While not the most preferable ratio of retail to exclusive releases, we still have some great stuff to talk about. As usual, we are going to go from the largest scale down to the smallest one.   MG Qan[T] Full Saber (Special Coating Ver) Releasing in July 2019 for 11,800 yen is a re-release of the MG 1/100 Qan[T] Full Saber now with a special coating on several of the parts. This Gundam 00V design has now been given a sparkly overlay which allows…

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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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NYCC 2018: Gundam Build Divers English Dub Announced

Earlier today, Sunrise held their New York Comic Con 2018 panel and revealed that they will be teaming with Bang Zoom! Entertainment to produced an English dub for Gundam Build Divers. Sunrise also revealed that they will also be hosting the US premiere of the first 20 mintutes of Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative (Kidō Senshi Gundam NT) on November 16-18. In addition, Sunrise is planning to host the U.S. premiere sometime around the Japanese theatrical release, which be released on November 30. Gundam Build Divers recently finished it’s streaming run earlier last week on Gundam.info. Gundam.info provided an description for…

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Bandai Namco Acquires Bluefin; Bandai Namco Collectibles is Born

Interesting news has broke online regarding Bluefin Corp, otherwise referred to as Bluefin Tamashii, the Japanese toy distributor. On Wednesday, Bandai Namco Holdings announced that they acquired an 80% controlling stake in Nippon Imports, LLC, the company that owns and operates Bluefin. Now, with this transaction Bandai Namco will establish a new subsidiary, Bandai Namco Collectibles in October that will continue operations under Bluefin. However, Bandai Namco Collectibles will effectively commence operations in January 2019.   Nippon Imports, LLC founder and CEO Steve Fujimura will serve as Bandai Namco Collectibles’…

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HGBC 1/144 Diver Ace Unit/ Gundam 00 Diver Ace Review

As Gundam Build Divers debuted on TV in Japan, Bandai Hobby released the High Grade Build Divers 000 Gundam 00 Diver model kit at a very reasonable 1000 yen. That kit however was lacking in the accessory and detail department. Now, while it is a great introduction to Gunpla, it was very limited in its display options. Then along came the Diver Ace Unit to save the day. Included in the set is not only the Ace Unit backpack and the Diver Swords, but parts to upgrade the overall look of the Gundam 00 Diver; the parts allow…

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HGUC 1/144 Gundam Ground Type (Revive Ver) Review

Breaking out of the classic 90s OVA series, Mobile Suit Gundam the 08th MS Team, the RX-97 [G] Gundam Ground Type are the primary forces of the titular 08th MS Team. Several of these units were used in ground based combat during the end of the One Year War. This Mobile Suit was developed from research done on the RX-78-2 Gundam but does not have flight capabilities of any kind or a core fighter. The HGUC 210 release of the Gundam Ground Type is an updated 1/144th scale model kit…

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