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The Drop Episode 5: Of Gundams & Saints

On this week’s episode of The Drop, Fighter Xaos discusses his opinions on the recently announced, Saint Seiya live-action movie! Then Xaos moves onto Zeta Gundam: A New Translation trilogy coming out on Blu-Ray in North America. Finally the show is closed out with the Dragon Ball Super preview, which shows the first female Super Saiyan that is not from a game.

Nozomi Entertainment To Release Zeta Gundam: A New Translation Trilogy On Blu-Ray

Nozomi Entertainment has announced on their official twitter page that they will be releasing the Zeta Gundam: A New Translation trilogy on Blu-ray sometime this year. For those who are unaware the Zeta Gundam: A New Translation was a trilogy of compilation films that condensed the Zeta Gundam anime series. The three films titled “Heirs to the Stars,” “Lovers,” and “Love is the Pulse of the Stars,” premiered in theaters in Japan as a part of the 25th anniversary for the Gundam franchise. Currently there are no other details are confirmed at this time, however it is nice to see that some of their older releases are getting Blu-ray versions.

Source: Nozomi Entertainment

Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin V: Clash at Loum Trailer Streamed

Gundam.info has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin V: The Clash at Loum.  As the title suggests, part 5 of the OVA will kick off the Loum arc of the series, which is set in the early years before the One Year War. Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin V: Clash at Loum will premiere in Japanese theaters on September 2. 

Source: Gundam.info

March 2017 Figure-Oh Reveals – S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Skull & More Revealed

The latest scans for recent issue of the Figure-Oh Magazine have surfaced on the net. The latest scans features some of the upcoming releases for August.

The reveals include:

Robot Damashii MSM-03 Gogg
Release Style: Retail
Price: 6,480 Yen

Action Figure D.D.PANORAMATION Series Andromeda Shun
Release Style: Retail
Price: TBA

Action Figure D.D.PANORAMATION Series Pisces Aphrodite
Release Style: Retail
Price: TBA

S.H. Figuarts Spider-man (Spider-Man: Home Coming)
Release Style: Retail
Price:  5,800 Yen

S.H.Figuarts Dark Drive
Release Style: Premium Bandai Exclusive
Price:  5,940 Yen

S.H.Figuarts Shinkocchou Seihou Kamen Rider Skull
Release Style: Retail
Price: 6,480 Yen

S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Brave Hunter Quest Gamer Level 5 (Dragon Blade)& Masked Rider Sniper Hunter Shooting Gamer Level 5 (Dragon Gun)
Release Style: TBA
Price: TBA

Source: Taghobby

Crunchyroll To Stream Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans Dub

Crunchyroll has announced that they will be streaming the Dub for Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans.  They will be adding five new episodes every Tuesday at 7 PM PST starting on February 28.  The series will be available in the following territories:  United States, Canada, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, South Africa, the Middle East, and North Africa.

In Gundam IBO, the Earth Sphere had lost its previous governing structure, and a new world was created under new systems of government. While a temporary peace had arrived, the seeds of a new conflict were being sown in the Mars Sphere, far away from Earth.

Source: Crunchyroll

Hulu Acquires Multiple Gundam Titles

Mobile Suit Gundam fans can get excited for this month! That is because several of the franchise’s series are coming to Hulu. Last week, February 15th to be exact,  Hulu announced it acquired five titles. They also announced that these titles would also be available this month on February 20th. That means tomorrow is the big day to go binge watch Gundam series. Now, the following series will be available to stream on Hulu:

  • Mobile Suit Gundam: 08th MS Team
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Wing
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Remastered
  • Mobile Suit Gundam 00
  • Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin

It is unknown if these releases will be dual audio, or subtitled. However, some estimate it may be only subtitled due to how the recent Gundam license is in North America.

Source: Comicbook.com

Vertical Licenses Gundam Wing: The Glory of Loser & Helvetica Standard

goltankobon_volume01_coverYesterday, Vertical a North American publisher licensed Gundam Wing: The Glory of Losers and Helvetica Standard manga. Gundam Wing: The Glory of Losers series began in Kadokawa’s Gundam Ace magazine in 2010, adapting the 1995 anime series. The series incorporates elements from Endless Waltz, Episode Zero, and Frozen Teardrop. This incorporation is to retell the original series with the back-stories, and side-stories introduced from the various spin-offs. The series is illustrated by Tomofumi Ogasawara, and written by Katsuyuki Sumisawa who worked on Wing. Sumisawa also has worked on a variety of other series like Dragon Ball, Sailor Moon, Inuyasha, Naruto, and Zoids. The manga is on-going and has reached its 12th volume.

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Helvetica Standard is Keiichi Arawi’s four-panel colored manga featured in Kadokawa’s Newtype magazine. The series received a compiled volume in 2011, and received a sequel entitled, Helvetica Standard Zoku, in 2014. It would also be animated as segments within, Arawi’s Nichijou anime adaptation, due to some characters crossing over. Nichijou is also another title Vertical currently distributes in North America.

Source: ANN

Review: HG 1/144 Hashmal Mobile Armor

VisibleNinja’s year starts off with a review of a Holocaust creating automated death machine! The Hashmal is a new Mobile Armor featured in Mobile Suit Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans Season 2, that also looks like an odd looking Raven Gundam.

Nozomi Entertainment Announces MSG 0079 Movie Trilogy & MSG 0083 Collection Releases

Nozomi Entertainment has announced on their official twitter page that they will be releasing both the MSG 0079 Movie Trilogy, and the MSG 0083 Collection on Blu-ray on April 4.   

The company also provided a synopsis for both releases.

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The Mobile Suit Gundam Movie Trilogy contains all three Mobile Suit Gundam movies!

Universal Century 0079. Amuro Ray finds himself caught up in the war between the Earth Federation and the Principality of Zeon. He unwillingly becomes the pilot of a prototype Mobile Suit called the Gundam. Now he and the crew of the White Base will have to fight for their very lives as the enemy attempts to destroy this new weapon at all costs.

Combatants will face triumph and turmoil as they battle their way through space to get to their final destination on Earth. The outcome of the war lies in the hands of the Newtype in the anime series that started it all!

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Mobile Suit Gundam 0083 contains episodes 1-13 of Stardust Memory plus the Afterglow of Zeon compilation film.

Universal Century 0083. Having triumphed in the One-Year War, the Earth Federation has grown complacent, while the last remnants of Zeon forces have been planning one final stand. It all hinges on ace Zeon pilot Anavel Gato stealing one of the new prototype Gundams out from under the Federation’s nose. With a nuclear-equipped Gundam missing and their pride wounded, the Federation ship Albion and rookie pilot Kou Uraki set out in pursuit of the Zeon thieves and the stolen Gundam GP02A.

Special Features: The animation shorts “the Mayfly of Space 1” and “The Mayfly of Space 2”, Clean Openings, Clean Closings, and Japanese Promos.

Spoken Languages: TV series – English audio, Japanese audio with English subtitles. Movie – Japanese audio with English subtitles.

Those who are interested can pre-order their sets in the links below.

Source: Nozomi Entertainment, Rightstuf (Mobile Suit Gundam Movie Trilogy), Rightstuf (Mobile Suit Gundam 0083)

Final Animazement 2017 Guests Confirmed

The official Animazement Convention website has updated with the final confirmed guests for Animazement 2017.

The guests include:

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Hiroaki Hirata :  Sanji (One Piece), Benny (Black Lagoon), Mutta Namba (Space Brothers), Sha Gojyo (Saiyuki), Kotetsu T. Kaburagi (Tiger & Bunny), Klein (Sword Art Online)

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Ryusei Nakao : Frieza (Dragon Ball Z), Baikinman (Soreike! Anpanman), Isami Nishimura (Touch), Caesar Clown (One Piece), Kurotsuchi Mayumi (Bleach)

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Keiko Han : Lalah Sune (Mobile Suit Gundam), Athena (Saint Seiya), Luna (Sailor Moon) Sheila (The World is Still Beautiful)

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Masuo Ueda : A-1 Pictures Director

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Hidetaka Tenjin : Mechanical Artist (Macross Zero, Macross Frontier, Aquarion, Noein – to your other self, Hellsing Ultimate),

Voice Acting Career: Rafeal Banderas (Garo: The Animation), Goreinu (Hunter X Hunter)

Animazement 2017 will be held in Raleigh, NC on May 26-28, 2017.

Source: Animazement, ANN