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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Viz Media Announces Inuyasha Blu-Ray Home Video Release

Viz Media has recently updated their official twitter page with the announcement that they will be releasing the Inuyasha anime series on Blu-ray/ DVD this Fall. While the series received a DVD release in the past, this will be the first time the series will be available officially on Blu-ray in North America. For those who are not aware the anime is based on the manga series of the same name written by Rumiko Takahashi. The first anime series were based on the first 36 volumes of Takasahi’s manga series. The series aired in…

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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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Netflix “Cowboy Bebop” Live-Action Cast Members Announced

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed some of the main cast members for the upcoming Netflix exclusive live-action series based on the Cowboy Bebop franchise. For those who are not aware the series was first announced late last year. The revealed cast members include: John Cho: Spike Spiegal Mustafa Shakir: Jet Black Daniella Pineda:  Faye Valentine Alex Hassell: Vicious It has also been reported that Alex Garica Lopez (Daredevil, Luke Cage, Cloak and Dagger), will be directing the first two episodes of the series. The first episode is written by Christopher Yost.  The live-action series adaptation was…

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Gundam Build Divers Now Available on FunimationNow

Funimation has updated their official FunimationNow service with the full Gundam Build Divers anime series. The series is currently available to FunimationNow subscribers in both English dub and English subtitled formats. For those who are not aware, the series premiered in Japan in April 2018. The series was also simulcast on both Crunchyroll and Gundam.info. Gundam.info provided a description for the series: Gunpla Battle Nexus Online (GBN) is a new network game that lets people enjoy a variety of missions using Gunpla in a virtual cyberspace dimension. Middle-school students Riku Mikami and Yukio Hidaka…

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Official Images: Super Mini-Pla Genesic GaoGaiGar

Bandai recently unveiled the next King of Braves GaoGaiGar Super Mini-Pla release, which is none other than the titular mecha in its original form, Genesic GaoGaiGar. This version of the mecha can only be seen in the conclusion of the series, the seven part OVA, King of Braves GaoGaiGar FINAL. Genesic GaoGaiGar is the combination of Evoluder Guy and Galeon with ProtectGao, BrokenGao, SpiralGao, StriaghtGao and GadgetGao. These were all designed by Cain, Mamoru’s/ Latio’s father in a last ditch effort to defend their home world, Planet Green. Now, as…

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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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Brian K. Vaughan To Pen ‘Gundam’ Live-Action Adaptation

Deadline has reported that Brian K. Vaughan is set to write the screenplay for the live-action Gundam film adaptation. Vaughan is best known for his works on several comic projects such as Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina, and Runaways, just to name a few. He will also be serving as an executive producer on the film.   For those who are not aware, the live-action Gundam film adaptation was first announced at Anime Expo 2018. The project will be produced by Sunrise with the help of Legendary Pictures. No other details are confirmed about the project at this time, so…

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