The Gundam Prequel Doesn't Have Enough Mecha

Hmm... Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin: Blue-Eyed Casval. A prequel to a highly successful, generation-defining SF franchise? That's never gone wrong before... » 3/26/15 6:30am Thursday 6:30am

Gundam Figure Is Smokin' Hot

This custom variation of a Gundam 30th anniversary figure sure is something. It lights up, yeah, but the fact its exhaust ports also smoke is pretty neat. » 2/22/15 11:00pm 2/22/15 11:00pm

From Dragon Ball to DoTA, Here's a Resort for Geeks

​12 Lunatics Who Shouldn't Have Access To Giant Robots

Anime has taught us that teenagers are always the best giant robot pilots, but do they need to be crazy? Because it sure seems like a lot of insane people manage to get in the cockpits of Gundam, EVA Units, and the like. Here are a dozen maniacs who shouldn't be trusted with scissors, let alone giant robots. » 12/01/14 4:17pm 12/01/14 4:17pm

Five Excellent Anime That Have Returned For Fall 2014

The fall 2014 season is full of excellent anime—both new and returning ones. So while a few weeks back I recommended five new anime to watch, now it's time to look at the sequels, spin-offs, and remakes you should be watching right now. » 11/25/14 7:30am 11/25/14 7:30am

Gravestone Gundam Can Watch Over Your Tomb

If you are looking for a way to check out in style, look no further. Here is a stone Gundam spotted at a gravestone carver in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. » 11/24/14 7:30am 11/24/14 7:30am

Only In Japan Will A Wild Gundam Toyota Auris Appear

Commuting to and from my other job as a junior high school English teacher on the Saitama/Gunma border, I see a lot of really cool cars on the road. Vehicles you can only really find in Japan, especially if they are special editions. Product tie-ins are huge in Japan, and cars are no exception. » 9/13/14 4:13pm 9/13/14 4:13pm

Gundam Side Stories is Nothing But an Inept Play on Your Nostalgia

For decades, Gundam has had some impressive side story games that explore the war in the original Gundam. So you’d think an HD collection like Gundam Side Stories would be a godsend—and it would be if it were more than just an inept play on your nostalgia. » 7/18/14 7:00am 7/18/14 7:00am

Psychoanalyzing Two of Japan's Greatest Anime Creators

Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli fame. Yoshiyuki Tomino of Gundam fame. Both are two of Japan's most famous anime creators. And psychiatrist Tamaki Saito gives his professional opinion on what makes both men tick. » 7/17/14 6:30am 7/17/14 6:30am

Watch Us Play Gundam's Video Game Side Stories Reimagined on PS3

There have been a lot of Gundam side story games over the past few decades and many of them are now quite hard to find. Thus comes the PS3 collection Gundam Side Stories which reimagines these classic games with a modern engine. Let's see what it looks like in action. » 7/15/14 6:00am 7/15/14 6:00am

Your Guide to Gundam’s Video Game Side Stories

Ever since the 16-bit era, there have been side-story games that help flesh out the world of the original Gundam. Now these have been abridged and collected in the new PS3 title Gundam: Side Stories. But what are all these titular side stories and what are they about? » 7/11/14 6:00am 7/11/14 6:00am

Mario is Now Piloting a Gundam Mecha

There are several different series of Gundam mech models. There's the 1/144 scale High Grade series, the 1/100 scale Master Grade series, the insanely intricate 1/60 scale Perfect Grade series, and more. Then, there's the super deformed BB Senshi series – the latest of which has been getting a lot of attention. » 6/12/14 6:00am 6/12/14 6:00am

​Man Called 'Gundam' Allegedly Stole To Fund Arcade Habit

Forty-seven year-old Youji Nishikawa of Moriguchi City, Japan is accused of allegedly committing 31 counts of burglary, totaling the equivalent of US$25,500. What was all that money for? Gundam, apparently. » 5/30/14 6:30am 5/30/14 6:30am