Mobile Suit Gundam the Origin MSD: Cucuruz Doan’s Island Manga Ends

The July issue of Kadokawa’s Gundam Ace Magazine recently published the final chapter of Junji Ōno’s Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin MSD: Cucuruz Doan’s Island. The manga is a spin-off of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko’s Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin manga, a series that re-imagines the original Mobile Suit Gundam anime series. However, Ōno’s spin-off directly focuses on retelling the story of Cucuruz Doan, a character from the fifteenth episode of the original anime series.   Now, not all western fans may be aware of the character as the fifteenth episode was…

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SD Gundam World Sangoku Soketsuden Anime Second Preview Streamed

Gundam.info recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new English subtitled for the SD Gundam World Sangoku Soketsuden anime series. For those who are not aware, the series is the latest series within the SD Gundam franchise. The series is also one of the various productions that was announced as a part of Mobile Suit Gundam’s 40th Anniversary Project. Gundam.info provided a description for the series. Repeated warfare has destroyed countries that once prospered gloriously, leaving the land in ruins. Just when revival is in sight, an epidemic of the mysterious Yellow…

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Animagear, Bandai’s New Model Kit Series for Children

Bandai recently unveiled a new model kit series with its target audience being younger kids called, Animagear. The kits resemble a mixed hybrid of Mobile Suit Gundam’s G Frame figures with motifs similar to both, Zoids and Medabots. However, these kits are in a smaller, palm-sized scale and feature an easy assembly for builders.   Animagear introduces its products via a photonovel set in the near future. The titular robots are the main focus of the story set within a digital age where kids build the Animagear, communicate with them,…

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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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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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