DeAgostini Japan will begin publication of the Gundam official visual magazine series 'Shukan Gundam Perfect File' on September 20th.
The first issue will be ¥290, while all other issues will be ¥590. New issues will arrive every Tuesday.
In this magazine, the Gundam world build up over thirty years of TV from Mobile Suit Gundam to Mobile Suit Gundam UC and Mobile Suit Gundam AGE will be revealed in 180 issues and over 5,000 pages!
Add in movies, OVAs, model, games, and more, and the 'Perfect File' lives up to its name!
Split into the six categories 'Mechanical File', 'World Guide', 'Personal Profile', 'Timeline', 'Gundam Glossary', and 'Gundam Topics', each series's mobile suits and characters will be presented with fresh art.
Setting, history, battle orders, the production staff's memories of the show, and MSVs which never appeared in the shows will be part of this thorough examination of Gundam!
Issue 1 comes with an 'Original Binder'!
Pick up the first issue for an original binder! Properly file each of the segments by series and year!
Readers receive a Gundam Illustration Collection with new art!
Collect proofs of purchase for an original, framed illustration in A3 size! The first, for issues 1-55, is 'Char's Counterattack: ν Gundam vs. Sazabi'!
'My Best Scene' launch promo!
To celebrate the launch of this magazine, the editors are holding a poll to determine your favorite scenes! The winning scene will get a brand-new illustration, which will be given to one of the voters! Participants will receive an exclusive phone wallpaper, so be sure to vote!
Round 1 of polling will last from September 19th to October 3rd.
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Shukan Gundam Perfect File
Price: first issue ¥290, all other issues ¥590.
Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Day: Tuesdays (in most areas)
Length: 180 issues
Format: 14, 36pp
Retailers: Bookstores (in most areas), DeAgostini Japan webpage
Binders: ¥590 (set of two)
※ One binder included with issue 1
※ Each binder holds approximately 10 issues