Japan's largest character & hobby event "C3AFA TOKYO 2019" took place during the two day period of August 24 (Sat) and 25 (Sun), 2019 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba.
At the venue, many of the latest Gundam-related items were exhibited such as gunpla, figures, candy toys, and apparel goods, and on the main stage, "Mobile Suit Gundam 40th Anniversary Stage" and "Fever Mobile Suit Gundam Char's Counterattack Stage" were also carried out.
Also, the garage kit market "C3AFA MARKET PLUS" and through the authorized copyright clearance system for that day "C3AFA Market" was also held, and it was well-attended each day.
GUNDAM.INFO delivers the event with each of the highlights reported separately.
In this article, we introduce the gunpla, Tamashii Nations, and prize items exhibited at the BANDAI SPIRITS booth.
From the Hobby Department, the latest gunpla from "Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE" were exhibited and a condensed version of the gunpla facility "THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO" called "THE GUNDAM BASE TOKYO POP-UP in C3AFA TOKYO" was held.
In addition, besides the sale of event limited gunpla, a "Gunpla Building Experience" was also held.
■ "Hello Kitty / RX-78-2 Gundam [SD EX-STANDARD]" (sample display) from the "Gundam vs Hello Kitty" project also appeared!
■Gundam Base Limited Gunpla Released! Also Sales of Limited Gunpla!
Gundam Base Limited "HGBD Mobile Doll Sarah (Mirror Mission Ver.)" (¥2,592 tax inc) and "Figure-rise Standard BD Diver Ayame [Gundam Base Color] & Petitgguy Set" (¥3,240 tax inc) both will release September 2019!
ROBOT SPIRITS ver. A.N.I.M.E. series items from "Mobile Suit Gundam 0083" were all displayed from the Collectors Department developed "Tamashii Nations" exhibit, including the premiere of the "ROBOT SPIRITS GM Type C ver. A.N.I.M.E."
Also, in addition to the "METAL BUILD Alternative Strike" series, commemorative products for TAMASHII NATION 2019 held from October 25 to 27, 2019 (Fri to Sun) were also displayed.
- ROBOT SPIRITS ＜SIDE MS＞ YMS-16M Xamel ver. A.N.I.M.E. Premium Bandai now accepting pre-orders / ¥18,700（tax inc）
- ROBOT SPIRITS RGM-79C GM Type C ver. A.N.I.M.E. January 2020 Release / ¥6,600（tax inc）
■ "Mobile Suit Gundam 0083" ROBOT SPIRITS ver. A.N.I.M.E. series items all displayed!
■ "METAL BUILD Alternative Strike" Series
From "METAL BUILD Alternative Strike", "Strike Gundam" with "Caletvwlch Option Set" and "Flight Unit Option Set (Alternative Strike Ver.)" equipped and "Draig Strike Gundam (Flight Unit Equipped)" appeared.
■ "Tamashii Nation 2019" commemorative items too!
The Ichiban Kuji Collaboration Mobile Suit Gundam Gunpla Ver.2.0 to be released on September 4, 2019 (Wed) was also on display.
From official Gundam cafe "Gundam Cafe", various goods were exhibited such as original goods from the currently held Gundam 40th Anniversary BEYOND Fair and clear bottles from "Japan Design Collection" which incorporates a motif that symbolizes and is reminiscent of Gundam and Japan is incorporated into the design with a play on "harmony".