Don’t ask me why is this coming out of China instead of Japan where both CASIO G-Shock and cult mecha anime Gundam, the granddaddy of Japanese mecha, originated. Anyways, here it is, a collection of Gundam-themed G-Shock timepieces dished out by CASIO to celebrate Gundam’s 40th anniversary this year. The collection consists of four G-Shock wrist watches, each with color(s) and designs inspired by highly recognizable mecha/mecha guises, including RX-78-2 Gundam, MS-06S Char’s Zaku II, RX-0 Unicorn Gundam, and RX-0 Unicorn Gundam 02 Banshee. Continue reading Casio Celebrates 40 Years Of Gundam With G-Shock Collection
Well, it looks like the granddaddy of mecha, Gundam, is set to dazzle fans with some bling. Marking the 1st anniversary of the Gundam Base Tokyo opening, Bandai will be offering a RG 1/144 Unicorn Gundam in gold coating. Now, don’t get too excited over the gold coating cos’ it is just gold coating (basically, it spells fingerprint magnet) and not real gold plated. I mean, seriously, you don’t expect a 8,640 yen (around US$77) kit to actually sport real gold, right? Continue reading Bandai RG Unicorn Gundam In Gold Set To Go On Sale On August 10
For some reasons, popular Japanese mecha anime Gundam and LEGO does not click (pun intended, btw), but despite so, it does not stop avid LEGO enthusiast by the LEGO Ideas handle demon1408 from trying to get this mechas from this iconic anime to the world of LEGO. This piece called LEGO Gundam Barbatos Lupin ASW-G-08 from the anime series Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans is one of the many projects that demon1408 have submitted to get the community nods of approval. And it is one of the seven demon1408 have submitted. Continue reading I Would Love To Build Me Self A LEGO Gundam Barbatos Lupus!
This scooter is not electric, neither does it have groundbreaking technology, but it is probably one of the coolest scooter on this planet because, Gundam. Whether or not you are a fan of this nearly 40-year-old Japanese giant mecha, you can’t deny this Gundam scooter is a serious head turner. Whoever created this custom Gundam scooter is pure genius. Though, something could be done about the headlamp and turn signal lights, so the scooter could have a more integrated look. Just saying… We do not know the background of this two-wheel of awesomeness, but we do know Ryo Inoue, a Japanese who no doubt have a huge thing for Gundam, is the new proud owner. Continue reading Gundam Scooter Is Just About The Greatest Custom Scooter Ever