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The newest Gundam television shows, New HG Gunpla and more planned for their release!

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The newest Gundam television shows

Gundam Build Fighters Try: Island Wars starts August 2016

Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 2 starts October 2016

New HG Gunpla and more planned for their release!

 

Bandai (President and Representative Director Masaru Kawaguch1i, headquartered in Taito City, Tokyo) has announced that the newest Gundam television show, Gundam Build Fighters Try: Island Wars (airing August 21st at 4:00 PM on TV Tokyo affiliates,) will be joined by the release of a HGBF 1/144 Scramble Gundam (¥2,376 with tax) slated for September 10th. In addition, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 2 (starting 5:00 PM October 2nd on 28 MBS and TBS affiliates nationwide) will be preceded by the new HG Gundam Barbatos Lupus (¥1,080) on October 1st. Further releases of Gunpla, Gundam-branded plastic model kits, to support each series are also planned.

 

Gundam Build Fighters Try: Island Wars is a new series continuing where Gundam Build Fighters Try, which aired from October 2014 through April 2015, left off. Gundam Build Fighters Try Summer Vacation Special: You Can Be A Build Fighter Too!, airing in August, lets you get hyped up with a TV special featuring incredible clashes between amazing builds! The special will be simulcast worldwide, so don’t miss it!

 

Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 2 continues from the first season, which aired between October 2015 and March 2016. Boys clinging to life in a war-torn, unstable world of shifting alliances and unstable politics. Realistic human drama will combine with intense mecha battles for another season. New characters and mobile suits will also appear. The new season will be simulcast worldwide, so don’t miss it!

 

 

GUNPLA

■ Gundam Build Fighters Try: Island Wars 

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The HG BULD FIGHTERS(HGBF)” series of Gunpla you can buy and customize just like the heroes continues! The HG Build Custom line for unique Gunpla customization will also roll out new parts.



HGBF 1/144 SCALE SCRAMBLE GUNDAM

¥2,376, available September 10th 2016 


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The full capabilities of this Gundam, which appears in the new episode, are unknown.

What is known is that the Scramble Gundam is the key connecting suits from anime, manga, and 30 years of Gundam games.



HGBF 1/144 SCALE ZZ II

¥2,808, available August 6th 2016 

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Minato Sakai’s customized Gunpla in the new episode.

A variation of the Zeta Gundam’s Z II successor, it can enter Waverider flight mode.

 

HGBC 1/144 SCALE LIGHTNING BWS MK-III

¥848, available September 10th 2016 


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Build sample

* HGBF Lightning Gundam sold separately

Combine this option set with the 1/144 scale Lightning Gundam to build Yuuma Kousaka’s Lightning Gundam Strider from the new episode! It can also be used with other Gunpla to create your own unique customization.



 ■ Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans 


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The HG Iron-Blooded Orphans brings both Gundams and even mass-produced suits to life in  quality. A new 1/100 scale series drives detail and quality even higher.



HG 1/144 SCALE GUNDAM BARBATOS LUPUS

¥1,080, available October 1st 2016 

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The new Gundam Barbatos bears the name of the wolf.

Its color separation, internal frame detail, armor mobility, and ability to match in-show poses are a new high for the HG Iron-Blooded Orphans series.



HG 1/144 MS OPTION SET 5 & TEKKADAN MOBILE WORKER

¥648, October 2016 


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A set of weapons used by the Gundam Barbatos Lupus and other mobile suits. Along with the mobile worker, it also includes joint parts for customization.

 

©Sotsu, Sunrise, TV Tokyo   ©Sotsu, Sunrise, MBS



EVENTS AND PROMOTIONS

■ Gunpla Expo World Tour Japan 2016 Summer

A special Build Fighters display to celebrate the broadcast of the Gundam Build Fighters Try Summer Vacation Special will be at Gunpla Expo this August 11th through 14th as it visits Ikebukuro Sunshine City.

A space decorated as if flooded with Plavsky particles will show off new releases and more from the world of Gundam Build Fighters. Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 2 items can also be seen.

And of course, Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin and Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096 will be there as well. If that’s not enough, you can also thee the newest Gunpla Supporters entries by celebs and a history of Japan’s entries in the Gunpla World Cup!

 

■ Gunpla Expo World Tour Japan 2016 Summer

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Dates

August 11th–14th, 2016, 9:30 AM–7:30 PM (through 5:00 final day)

Venue

Hall C, Bunka Kaikan 3F, Ikebukuro Sunshine City (3-1-1 Ikebukuro, Toyosu, Tokyo)

Sponsor

Bandai Hobby

Admission:

Free

Inquiries

Gunpla Expo World Tour Japan Management Office 03-6264-2166

Official site

www.gunplaexpo-japan.com



 

©Sotsu, Sunrise, TV Tokyo   ©Sotsu, Sunrise, MBS



Gunpla HG Customize Campaign 2016 Summer


Phase 1: starting July 20th / Phase 2: starting August 11th

Experience the joy of customizing Gundam Build Fighters Gunpla beginning July 30th! Up-armor, reequip, and combine your Gunpla, and build up an arsenal while you do! For each HG Gunpla* you buy, you’ll receive one exclusive weapon.

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Weapon parts sample

* HG RX-78-2 Gundam sold separately

* Some parts shown multiiple times.

 

* Available while supplies last.

* Randomly selected.

* Available at participating retailers.

* Offer not valid with some HG Gunpla.

* See Bandai Hobby Site’s HG Customize Campaign page

 (http://bandai-hobby.net/site/customize_campaign2016.html)

, opening July 24th.

 

 

 

* Details valid as of 7/12 and subject to change.

* Development version shown. Final product may differ.

 

© Sotsu, Sunrise





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