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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Mobile Suit Gundam NT Extended English Dub Trailer Streamed

GundamInfo has updated their official Youtube channel with an extended English Dub trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam NT. The trailer features a look at the setting of the film as well as featuring a preview of the film’s theme song titled, “narrative,” which is performed by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]: LiSA. U.C. 0097, one year after the opening of “Laplace’s Box.” Despite the revelation of the Universal Century Charter that acknowledges the existence and rights of Newtypes, the framework of the world has not been greatly altered. The conflict later dubbed the “Laplace Incident” is thought to have…

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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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Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway’s Flash Trailer Streamed

Gundam.info has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway’s Flash. The trailer showcases a sneak peak at the setting of the film as well as includes a preview of Hathaway Noa, the son of the iconic series character, Bright Noa. In addition, viewers get a glimpse of what should be the RX-105 Ξ Gundam (Xi Gundam) that will be featured in the film. For those who are not aware, the film is based on the first novel in Yoshiyoku Tomino’s trilogy of the same name. The…

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Fathom Events Screening for Mobile Suit Gundam NT Anime Film Confirmed

As reported earlier, Fandango recently updated its site with an official page for the Mobile Suit Gundam NT anime film. This lead to speculation that the film would be released by Fathom Events in North America.   Today, it was revealed that Fathom Events will be working with Sunrise to host the North American screening of the film. The film will be released across 450 theaters on February 19 and will feature the English Dub. Tickets will be available starting on January 18.    Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative premiered in Japanese theaters on November 30, 2018. In addition, Sunrise recently announced they will…

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