Monday, September 01, 2008

Chara Hobby 2008 Part 3

Part 3: Other Gundam merchandises

Featuring a few event limited Gundam garage kits and Musha Tamama Robo as well ^^

HGUC Geara Doga - Still in its earliest prototype form, it's hard to tell how the parts are molded. I do hope the left shoulder armor and the spikes can be molded into separate parts to reduce the parting lines.
November release, 1,890 Yen.

GFF Gundam NT-1 - New feet/shoes design, with very heavy "Ver. Ka" feel as well. A perfect match for Zeonography Kampfer/Prototype Kampfer.
September release, 4,725 Yen.

MSIA Zudah Unit 2 and Backup Unit - For those who don't know this already, apart from the numbering on the shoulder shield, you can tell Unit 1, 2, and 3 from the camouflage color all over the MS's body.
September release, 1,680 Yen each.

EMSIA Gelgoog Mass Productive Type - September release, 2,100 Yen
EMSIA Herbert Von Kuspen's Customized Gelgoog - October release, 2,100 Yen

EMSIA G3 Gundam - October release, 2,100 Yen
MSIA Nadleeh - September release, 2,625 Yen

Robot Damashii GP01Fb - As expected from Bandai, although the Robot Damashii is the "upgraded" version of MSIA, MSs previously released in that line will still get drafted to be released "again", like this GP01Fb. A rather surprising choice of release in my opinion, since RX-78-2, or in GP01FB's case, its predecessor, GP01 will be out first. I believe Bandai is still testing the market regarding the reception of this new line.
2009 release, and Turn X - release date & price TBA.

BB Senshi Sangokuden Chouyou Gelgoog - September release, 630 Yen.

SDX Knight Gundam - Late December release, 4,935 Yen.

FG Gundam RX-78-2 Ecopla

Fusion Works' Gundam STANDart 3 - September release, 6 figures in a box, 4,158 Yen.

S.H.Figuarts Domon Kasshu - September release, 2,310 Yen.

S.H. Figuarts Tohofuhai - Totally didn't expect Master Asia to be released. ^^ A perfect opponent for Domon Kasshu above. No information about its release date and price yet.

Tamama Foot Soldier Musha Robo - September release, 630 Yen.

And now we move on to the limited Gundam garage kits on sales at the event from Studio RECKLESS:

V2 Gundam, sculptured by NOAKI

Rick Dias and ReGZ Custom, sculptured by Tetsuya Ikeda

Hiroyuki Komatsubara's Hyaku Shiki

RGM-79EW EWAC GM (?) - Sculptor unknown

Resin kits and conversion packs from B-Club. Unlike the kits from Studio RECKLESS, you can order these from your local or online hobby stores.

1/144 c.o.v.e.r. Kit Nu Gundam - 3,990 Yen
1/144 c.o.v.e.r. Kit Gundam NT-1 - 7,140 Yen

1/144 Full Kit ORX-005CS Gaplant Custom Elisia Special - 28,140 Yen

1/144 c.o.v.e.r. Kit Guren Type-02 "First Type Arm" - (just that arm? ^^;) 6,090 Yen

Images from:
- Akiba Hobby
- GA Graphic
- Hinatachiki
- Hobbystock
- Mimibukuro Diary