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New Gundam Announcements, Exclusive Gunpla Coming To Online Expo 2021


Bandai Namco has introduced that this 12 months’s Gundam On-line Expo will probably be a 12-day lengthy celebration of cellular fits new and previous, as the corporate is teasing new bulletins for the sequence, in addition to the possibility to purchase some uncommon and unique Gunpla mannequin kits in the course of the occasion.

The free, online-only occasion begins on Aug. 26 and runs till Sept. 6. The expo is being hosted by Bandai Namco, Bluefin Collectibles and Dawn Inc., the animation studio that has produced many of the Gundam anime. The 12 day digital conference will probably be dwell streamed from each Bandai Namco’s US headquarters and the corporate’s studio in Tokyo, and will probably be hosted by Japanese mannequin and TV presenter RinRin. Bandai says it has additionally partnered with Netflix and Crunchyroll to showcase video content material from “current and future Gundam anime and live-action titles,” hinting that there could also be some large bulletins about future Gundam sequence or films on the occasion.

Gunpla collectors ought to keep glued to the livestream, as Bandai says it would provide uncommon and unique mannequin kits on the market in the course of the expo’s “GUNPLA Livestream Shopping Experience,” which will probably be a Gundam-focused recreation of cable purchasing channels such because the House Purchasing Community. The stream will showcase and promote over 100 totally different fashions, together with unique kits that had been beforehand solely obtainable on the official Gundam shops in Tokyo and Yokohama. A few of these fashions will even be obtainable on the Premium Bandai web store for a restricted time, and will probably be posted in 4 waves on the following instances:

  • August 26 (Thursday): Wave 1 – Launch of 30 objects
  • August 27 (Friday): Stay Purchasing Expertise – Launch of 12 objects
  • August 28 (Saturday): Wave 2 – Launch of 24 objects
  • August 30 (Monday): Wave 3 – Launch of 25 objects
  • September 1 (Wednesday): Wave 4 – Launch of 24 objects

The 2021 Gunpla Builder’s Cup, a contest wherein skilled mannequin builders showcase their greatest custom-made cellular fits and dioramas, will even announce its winners on the occasion. The web conference will even give followers the chance to go on a digital tour of The Gundam Base exhibition in Tokyo, which showcases the world’s largest assortment of Gundam fashions and memorabilia. The expo will even characteristic a presentation from Examined, the YouTube channel headed up by MythBusters host Adam Savage, Gunpla constructing workshops, and anime screenings.

Bandai additionally lately revealed the primary trailer for the subsequent anime sequence within the franchise, Gundam Breaker Battlogue. Much like the Construct Fighters sub-series, Breaker Battlogue doesn’t characteristic any precise cellular fits, however reimagines Gundam as a digital competitors fought with custom-made Gunpla fashions. The brand new sequence will premiere on the official Gundam YouTube channel this fall.

Followers who need to refresh their Gundam information earlier than the expo can even go to the official YouTube channel to look at a rotating collection of sequence and flicks from the franchise’s previous. The newest film within the franchise, Cellular Swimsuit Gundam Hathaway, made its worldwide debut on Netflix in July and remains to be obtainable for streaming on the service.

Supply: Bandai


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