• [JCOLLECTOR]Bandai Plastic Models Roundup: March 2014

    Here’s a rundown of the Bandai plastic models for the month of March 2014. For Gunpla, the main feature would be the currently airing Gundam Build Fighters (GBF) along with the monthly HG All Gundam Project kit and a Gundam Unicorn release in anticipation for the movie coming in May. For the other Bandai plastic models, there will be a Wild Tiger from the upcoming movie Tiger & Bunny The Rising and a new series debuting in the Figure-rise 6 line, Kamen Rider.

    8 March 2014

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    HGAC 1/144 Wing Gundam Zero

    The latest entry into the HG All Gundam Project, this is the TV version of the Wing Gundam Zero from Mobile Report Gundam Wing! It comes with the Twin Buster Rifle that can be combined together and it can also transform into its Neo Bird mode.

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    SD Gundam BB Senshi 388 Build Strike Gundam Full Package

    The first mobile suit to debut from the GBF series would be the Build Strike Gundam! This kit comes with a variety of eye sticker choices and the various weapons you see from the TV series now in cute SD form!


    15 March 2014

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    MG 1/100 Build Gundam Mark. II

    The latest GBF entry in the Master Grade line is the replacement gunpla for Iori Sei and Reiji, the Build Gundam Mark. II. It comes furnished with its massive backpack that can be transformed into the Build Booster Mark. II and an attachable mount part to equip the booster onto other MG Gundam kits.


    MG 1/100 Universe Booster

    The first Master Grade GBF kit to be released as a separate add-on pack, this is the support flight unit Universe Booster. It comes with two sets of clear attachments; Plavsky Wing and Plavsky Power Gate.  The Universe Booster is to be used with the previous Build Strike Gundam MG kit to form the Star Build Strike Gundam! As with all other MG GBF kits, it has the add-on mount parts.

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    HGBF 1/144 Miss Sazabi

    An original gunpla design from GBF, this is a customized kit based off the Sazabi from Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack. It comes with a new Beam Tomahawk and a customised shield based off the original kit’s skirt parts.

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    HGBC Gunpla Battle Arm Arms

    This is a full set of weapons and joint parts to customise your Gunpla with. Unlike the two previous weapon sets, this features weapons more towards a realistic Gundam setting.There are two kinds of joint arms and 9 different weapons included. It also comes with various action base parts.


    22 March 2014


    HGUC 1/144 Unicorn Gundam Unit 2Banshee Norn Destroy Mode

    From Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, we have the Banshee Norn in Destroy Mode debuting in Episode 7! This Banshee comes with the activated Armed Armor DE and Armed Armor XE to showcase the Banshee’s lion motif. The Beam Magnum also has a Beam Jutte effect part.


    HGBF 1/144 Gundam Exia Dark Matter

    Another original gunpla design from GBF, this customised kit is based off the Gundam Exia from Mobile Suit Gundam 00. It comes equipped with the Dark Matter Booster and two customised GN Swords.

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    HGBC 1/144 Dark Matter Booster

    This kit is a booster add-on from the Build Custom line from the Gundam Exia Dark Matter. You can use it to make Dark Matter customised gunpla!


    Figure-rise 6 Kamen Rider Kabuto

    The Kamen Rider series finally debuts in the Figure-rise 6 line and the first Rider would be Kamen Rider Kabuto. It has various add-on parts like the Masked Form, ZECT Mizer, Rider Kick effect parts, stand parts and movable Kabuto horn and Kabuto Zecter as seen in the TV Series! It also has stickers which allow you to recreate the clone Kamen Rider Dark Kabuto!


    Figure-rise 6 Kamen Rider Faiz

    The second Kamen Rider to debut in the Figure-rise 6 line is Kamen Rider Faiz. It also have various add-on parts like the Faiz Shot, Faiz Edge, Faiz Crimson Smash effect parts, stand parts and movable Faiz phone. The parts on Kamen Rider Faiz can be changed around in order to recreate the Accel Form upgrade from the TV Series!


    Figure-rise 6 Movie version Wild Tiger Style 2

    An upgraded Wild Tiger from the upcoming Tiger & Bunny movie The Rising. It comes with clear parts that glow under UV light similar to its MG variant. It also has its signature hand poses and new placement stickers from the movie.


    29 March 2014

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    HGCE 1/144 Strike Rouge

    Last but not least is a variant kit from the HG All Gundam Project, the newly proportioned Strike Rouge! The signature Rouge colours are all correctly recreated in this new release. It also comes with personal marking stickers.

    And that’s it for the month of March! I’m itching to get the Gundam Exia Dark Matter, really love the evil color scheme and look it has going for it! I’m also keen to give the new Kamen Rider kits a go, they seem to look really nice and I like Kamen Rider Faiz in particular! Which of these kits are you guys keeping an eye out for this month?

    Source: Bandai Hobby Site