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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NYTF 2019: Hasbro Marvel Legends Reveals

Hasbro’s presentation to the attendees of New York Toy Fair 2019 featured the debut of 44 brand-new Marvel Legends action figures. Characters from the comics and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, special 80th anniversary releases, X-Men, Avengers, Spider-Man and more. Without further ado, let’s dive into these new Marvel Legends reveals.   Avengers Waves (Spring 2019, $19.99 Each):   While unclear which figures are in which assortment, we know two waves of Avengers Series Marvel Legends are coming this spring. The new reveals include the previously teased Shuri (MCU) and the next member of the Serpent Society known…

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NYTF 2019: Shazam! Action Figure Reveals *SPOILERS*

During New York Toy Fair 2019, Mattel has released official images for the Shazam! basic action figures and DC Multiverse action figure releases. Be warned that SPOILERS are ahead for the film in terms of which characters are present. However, seeing as these figures have already started appearing at Wal-Mart stores across the US, the spoilers have been out there for the last week or so.   Shazam! Basic Figures Each figure includes one of the Seven Deadly Enemies of Man, but one is missing and might be included with a later figure. The figures include: Shazam! Freddy…

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McFarlane Toys Acquires “DC Multiverse Collector Figures” License For 2020

This past December 2018, we got word that Mattel would be losing the DC Comics license for the Boys Action category. Additional information, did confirm that Mattel would be retaining the Girls Toy and Preschool toy license, presumably to continue producing DC Super Hero Girls and Imaginext DC Super Friends respectively. Whereas, Spin Master signed a deal for the Boy Action category, but nothing was stated for the collector’s focused action figures. Speculation on the internet has been rampant as DC announced that DC Collectibles was going to be scaled…

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