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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Review: HG Gundam Build Divers GM III Beam Master Review

The Gundam Build Divers High Grade line is now in full swing and today we’re taking a look at one of the more recent releases, the GM III Beam Master. Based upon the GM III featured in Mobile Suit ZZ Gundam, the GM III Beam Master is an upgraded look with additional weaponry. The signature weapon of this Gunpla is the Changeling Rifle, which is capable of switching between a rifle and chain gun mode. The overall kit is done in a unique Orange, White and Tan color scheme and…

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Review: HGBD 001 Gundam AGE-II Magnum Review

The Gundam AGE-II Magnum is a Gunpla used by Kyoya Kujo in the Gundam Build Divers series. First appearing in the Gundam Build Divers Prologue, this Gunpla is based upon the Gundam AGE-II Normal from Gundam AGE. This Build Custom Gunpla also features weapons and parts based upon other variations of the Gundam AGE. Released as part of the High Grade Build Fighters line, the Gundam AGE-II Magnum came out in Japan in March 2018 for 1944 yen. The kit is available at North American retailers such as comic shops…

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Official Images: HG 1/144 Great Mazinger (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.) & HG 1/144 Mazinger Z (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.)

The official Bandai Hobby website has updated with official release details for the HG 1/144 Great Mazinger (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.) and HG 1/144 Mazinger Z (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.). For those who are unaware, as the name states the HG Kit for Mazinger Z (Infinity Ver.) is based on its appearance in the anime film of the same name. The film premiered in Italy on October 31, 2017 and later in Japan on January 13, 2018. The film also saw an international release by Fathom Events, which had limited screenings on February 11-12,…

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Gunpla Dojo: HG Gundam AGE II Magnum Review

Metal begins his dive into the latest Gundam series, Gundam Build Divers, with the first High Grade released in the HGBD line. That first High Grade is none other than the Gundam AGE II Magnum. Based on the Gundam AGE II Normal, this customized kit is used by the current champion of the Gundam Battle Nexus Online, Kyoya Kujo. The Magnum can transform into a high speed ‘Phoenix Mode’ and can even deploy its signature F-Funnels against its foe’s. Please favorite, like, comment and subscribe to both of my channels: MetalNinja…

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Gunpla Dojo: HG G-Saviour Space Mode Review

In the year 2000, Sunrise produced a live-action Gundam movie to mark the series 20th anniversary called G-Saviour. Things did not pan out for the movie as it was terrible, killing any hope of the other Mobile Suits seen in the film getting Gunpla. Released in December of 2000, the HG G-Saviour Space mode was the only kit based on the movie to make it to retail, as well as being the last kit released as part of the original High Grade Gunpla line that began in 1990. These days…

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Gunpla Dojo: HGUC 205 Gundam Tristan Review

Today, we have a new addition to the Gunpla Dojo! This newest addition is none other the RX-78AN-01 Gundam AN-01 “Tristan“, or simply the Gundam Tristan. The Tristan is featured in the on-going web-series, Mobile Suit Gundam: Twilight Axis. The background on this mobile suit is actual an interesting story, as it is seemingly an unholy union between previous titular Gundams; the two used for the Tristan are none other than the Gundam Alex and the Gundam Mk. II. With that being said this Mobile Suit is a throwback to the early…

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