Saturday, May 02, 2009

New Ecopla at Bandai Hobby Center Open Day 2009

As with last year, Bandai Hobby Center will be opened to the public n the last two days of Shizuoka Hobby Show, with its own events and goodies ^^

Shizuoka Hobby Show 2009 will be from May 14th till 17th; Bandai Hobby Center Open Day will be on the 16th and 17th, in Shizuoka of course. Fans has two places to go on the last two days ^^

Among the events organized is an outdoor talk show by Megumi Nakajima, the seiyuu for Ranka Lee from Macross F. Fans who purchase merchandises from that series at the event stand a chance to get her autograph.

Last year's outdoor talk show featured Gundam Double O's voice actors Hiroyuki Yoshino (Allelujah) and Hiroshi Kamiya (Tieria).

On the other hand, for Gunpla fans, Bandai will release six new Ecopla at the event:

(1) HGUC GM - 700 Yen
(2) HGUC Guncannon - 800 Yen
(3) HGUC Guntank - 800 Yen
(4) BB Senshi Gundam RX-78-2 - 500 Yen
(5) BB Senshi Zaku II - 500 Yen
(6) Injection molding machine - 500 Yen

* Prices inclusive of tax.

Ecopla is made from discarded materials in the process of producing new Gunplas. Instead of being thrown away, they are recycled and made into "new" Gunplas.

Other goodies to be sold:

Special T shirts, apron and shopping bag ^^

Another great event not to be missed by those who can attend Shizuoka Hobby Show. ^^

Images from Bandai Hobby Center.