Jalopnik East has covered all the developments of the Char Anzable Gundam Toyota Auris promotional concept, to a small production run, and finally to its second and current iteration. It has been profitable for Toyota, so perhaps unsurprising that Toyota is heavily promoting it in animated commercials and going all…
In the 80s, manga artist and mech designer Makoto Kobayashi made a custom model kit called the “Special O”. It was so cool that Bandai picked it up and turned it into an official Gundam model.
This is truly a do-it-yourself item. In more ways than one, that is.
NOTE: This article was taken directly from my academic paper, “Effort Upon Effort: Japanese Influences in Western First-Person Shooters”, which was originally published on December 17, 2015.
Gundam Breaker 3 wasn’t the only Gundam game Namco Bandai revealed today. It also announced SD Gundam G Generation Genesis for the PS3, PS4, PS Vita and those who like alliteration.
Ready for more Gundam Breaker? Well, that’s exactly what you’ll get, then. Today, Namco Bandai announced Gundam Breaker 3 for PS4 and PS Vita. It’ll go on sale next year in Japan. no word yet about an international release.
He fights so he doesn’t have to work.
Bravo. Well done. *applause*
Remember that Gundam-themed Toyota? Sure you do! The Japanese car maker now has an animated spot for the vehicle.
Kunio Okawara is one of Japan’s most famous mecha designers. For years, he’s created iconic machines for Gundam anime. Now, he’s turning his talents to designing an electric car.
For nearly four decades, Mobile Suit Gundam has defined the giant robot genre, and anime in general. As much an examination of war as a simple action series, Gundam can be intimidating for new viewers... but it doesn’t have to be.
This week in Japan, a special exhibit titled The Art of Gundam opened at the Mori Arts Center in Tokyo. Good, because art is exactly what so much of Gundam is.
It’s called Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans.
Japan isn’t the only place that gets giant Gundam statues. Hong Kong gets them, too.
China Central Television is state television, so seeing propaganda isn’t unusual. Seeing a militarized Mobile Suit Gundam flash on the screen is.
The Joker finally figures out where Batman gets his wonderful toys in this awesome stop-motion animation. Who can saved the Caped Crusader now?