Monday, July 27, 2009

Gundam Gashapon & Others from Hobby Japan September Issue

A little bit more Gundam updates from this month's issue of Hobby Japan.

We look at news regarding capsule toys and gashapon series this time:

Reissued! BB Senshi SD Gundam the World Vol. 2

Gashapon set featuring 15 characters in three colors (red, yellow and green). 3cm tall each. Early September release, 100 Yen each.

SD Gundam Bind Vol. 2

All 10 types for Vol. 2, featuring Gundam DX, Sazabi, Murasame, Infinite Justice, Zakrello, Bind Nu Gundam, Bind Gundam TR-1 [Hazel], Bind Gaplant TR-5 [Hrairoo], bind Zaku II and Bind God Gundam.

Early August release, 100 Yen each.

Gundam Inheritance of the Originals Vol. 2 (機動戦士ガンダム 原典継承2)

All 4 types featuring Gouf, Zaku II, Guntank and Magella Attack.

Mid September release. 300 Yen each.

Zeonic Eyes Vol. 2

Zeon MS head with movable mono-eye camera and light-up gimmick. All 7 types featuring Zeong, Gogg, Gelgoog, Char's Customized Gelgoog, Anavel Gato's Customized Gelgoog, Zaku I, and Black Tri-Star Customized Zaku I.

Mid August release, 300 Yen each.

Soundrop Compact Gundam 30th Anniversary

Keychain with sound - famous lines from Gundam anime characters. All 8 types. Early August release, 200 Yen each.

FW Gundam STANDart Vol. 5

Shokugan (candy included). All 4 types including: Tallgeese III, GM Sniper Custom, God Gundam and God Gundam "Meikyou Shisui" (明鏡止水) Mode.

August 31st release, 693 Yen each (inclusive of tax).

Banpresto's prize item: SD G Generation Assembly Type Collectible Figures Vol. 1

All 4 types featuring GUndam RX-78-2, Gundam Mk. III, Hi-Nu and Phoenix Gundam. 4cm tall each. August release.

More images in this previous posting.

Also, more updates on BB Senshi Sengokuden Bushin Kourin:

* Oda Nobunaga (織田信長) Gundam - September release, 1,050 Yen (inclusive of tax).

* Naoe Kanetsugu (直江兼続) Gundam - August release, 630 Yen (inclusive of tax).

* Sanada Yukimura (真田幸村) Gundam - September release, 630 Yen (inclusive of tax).

Character design and lineart shown for Honda Tadakatsu (本多忠勝), Date Masamune (伊達 政宗), soldier units of Takeda Shingen (武田信玄), Uesugi Kenshin (上杉謙信), and Oda Nobunaga.

All planned for BB Senshi releases I suppose ^^;

GNX-612T/AA Superbia GN-X - from Gundam 00V in Hobby Japan August issue.

1/144 XN Raiser

Furoku for Hobby Japan October issue. August 25th release, 1,290 Yen (inclusive of tax).

Magazine scans are from Toysdaily: Link 1 (Gashapon), Link 2 (BB Senshi Sengokuden Bushin Kourin), Link 3 (Gundam 00V), Link 4 (XN Raiser).