Okay. This is getting a little meta - and a little terrifying...In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Gundam plastic models, Bandai Namco is bringing forth an all new anime titled "Mokei Senshi Gunpla Builder Beginning G," all about a young boy named Haru who gets his kicks out of building Gundam models
Having clocked my share of frequent flyer miles form the cheap seats of over the past few months, I can say with the utmost confidence that the chance to purchase an exclusive Gundam model kit at 30,000 feet would have soothed my weary traveling soul a bit
I don't think I'm alone in admitting that I've discarded my share of space-hogging phone docks due to a complete lack of practical or aesthetic use for them. My mind instantly changed, however, when I saw the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam dock sporting a 1:100th scale Bandai "Gunpla" model kit
When it comes to model kits, my love for Bandai's scores of Gundam toys really knows no bounds. They do have one weakness, though: waste. Unlike conventional action figures, the model kits leave behind some excess plastic in the form of "runners," which hold each model piece into place prior to assembly
Illustrators, if you're looking to shake up your drawing style with some unexplored forms of technology, you don't have to wait around for Apple's iPad to come out and you don't need a new expensive tablet
As if it wasn't bad enough that Japan has already constructed a 60-foot Gundam statue that's destined to murder us all, now we've got remote controlled fighting versions of the mecha suits to worry about as well.
Kotaku has posted a video from the International Robot Expo in Tokyo featuring a one-on-one battle between
Short of learning to sing in Japanese, most English-speaking anime and J-Pop fans must content themselves with shoving translated approximations from fan dubs into their favorite theme song melodies.
Thanks to rocker Andrew W.K., however