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casval cehack 2012-11-22 08:57

They haven't announced a Zaku Warrior Live Concert Version yet...:heh:

Is the new MG officially called a Strike 2.0?

bio9205 2012-11-22 09:08

Any idea what this is?

http://akibahobby-c2.sakura.ne.jp/2012/11/22/g032.jpg
http://akibahobby-c2.sakura.ne.jp/2012/11/22/p038.jpg

EDIT: HG G-Xiphos?!?!?!
http://akibahobby-c2.sakura.ne.jp/2012/11/22/e042.jpg
http://akibahobby-c2.sakura.ne.jp/2012/11/22/e044.jpg

Any idea what the red words on the card says?

EDIT 2: Using my Chinese skeelz to guess, it says "under consideration." PLEASE BANDAI PLEASE I'LL LET YOU HAVE MORE OF MY MONEY.

casval cehack 2012-11-22 09:14

Looks like a PMX-000 Messala head-on. Yes!

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-11-22 09:20

Quote:

Originally Posted by duotiga (Post 4447304)
recent announcements makes my wallet very painfulllllll......

It's funny. I always thought you can afford them all and will buy them in a heartbeat :D.

A HG Messala? That's nice. Maybe they'll make HG Bolinoak after it.

duotiga 2012-11-22 09:23

Quote:

Originally Posted by Obelisk ze Tormentor (Post 4447325)
It's funny. I always thought you can afford them all and will buy them in a heartbeat :D.

this time round....is just...too much to handle .....:uhoh::upset:

bio9205 2012-11-22 09:32

Don't forget the inevitable HGUC FA Unicorn once episode 6 rolls around. :heh: Bandai must be serious about dealing damage to our wallets this time around.

Illsteir 2012-11-22 11:05

Quote:

Originally Posted by Obelisk ze Tormentor (Post 4446375)
@Illsteir: Nu Destroy Mode?

I guess this confirms it:
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-NpuLx1aJeQ...s1600/p048.jpg

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-11-22 11:21

^ That's superb!

Illsteir 2012-11-22 11:31

Hey, the frame also glows under black light. Cool.


It really would've been perfect if the Funnel display arms aren't Online Exclusive. D:

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-11-22 12:55

Quote:

Originally Posted by Illsteir (Post 4447437)
Hey, the frame also glows under black light. Cool.

Awesome.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Illsteir (Post 4447437)
It really would've been perfect if the Funnel display arms aren't Online Exclusive. D:

If the funnel display is indeed Online-Exclusive and really expensive, don’t worry. Some Chinese companies will make a knock-off of it with half (or even 1/5) the price which will work just as good (even if it’s made by cheaper material XD). I mean, they already ripped off Bandai’s display stands, Unicorn's Gattling Gun, Sinanju's Bazooka, etc. Why stop there? :heh:

RX93-2 2012-11-22 13:07

The second set of funnels and display pieces are online exclusive, you should get the ones for the 6 main ones in the box.

I might be wrong, let's wait for plates.

Blazer-X 2012-11-22 14:11

*Sees Nu Full Psychoframe Mode*

*Jaw Drops*

Skye629 2012-11-22 17:59

Is that green mystery one......Doven Wolf? HELLO!

bio9205 2012-11-22 18:36

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0JCDtJARHr.../s1600/1vv.jpg

Looks like there are 3 yet to be revealed suits - first one unknown, second one looks like a Z'gok, third one is probably the Doven Wolf!

GN0010 Nosferatu 2012-11-22 19:16

I can't believe Bandai is making a Robot Damashii Perfect Strike Gundam, that ISN'T an online exclusive. It'll be seeing a mass release.

That figure, with ALL those weapons, in ONE package, a mass release.

And yet...my Blitz Gundam is still an exclusive.

Being a Robot Damashii fan is suffering. :(

LoweGear 2012-11-23 11:59

Is that... an MG WING GUNDAM ZERO TV VERSION?!?!?!? :eek:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-1pTq4PUVGk.../s1600/1zz.jpg

firefox 2012-11-23 15:00

Quote:

Originally Posted by LoweGear (Post 4448531)
Is that... an MG WING GUNDAM ZERO TV VERSION?!?!?!? :eek:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-1pTq4PUVGk.../s1600/1zz.jpg


What a year 2013 would be then if this is true!!! To bad the world ends at 21/12/2012....:D

Rising Dragon 2012-11-23 15:51

I find it odd that they've got the the TV Wing Zero design there, but are using the Endless Waltz title.

Appel 2012-11-23 15:53

According to Gundam Guy that is actually the announcement for the "Gundam Wing Endless Waltz - Glory of the Defeated" MG project.
So I suppose that means we are gonna get the Gundams from the latest Wing manga series ^^

Rising Dragon 2012-11-23 15:54

Which still only makes the chosen lineart design for that image confusing.

Also, I have to ask: what's with the Nu Gundam design retcon?

suiton629 2012-11-23 17:42

How is Exia Trans Am and 00 Raiser Trans Am. Worth buying?

Also, what are you top 5 Gundam series and top 10 MG kits?

kakakka 2012-11-23 17:57

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rising Dragon (Post 4448712)
I find it odd that they've got the the TV Wing Zero design there, but are using the Endless Waltz title.

There was a chapter in Glory of Losers where they showed Wing Zero's back in the background.

http://images.wikia.com/gundam/image...ers_Cap_19.jpg

Rising Dragon 2012-11-23 18:06

Ah, I see. I suppose this makes the one side-story where he apparently modified the Wing Zero into its Endless Waltz design somewhat canon?

bio9205 2012-11-23 18:18

Woah. Bandai must really be on a roll, spamming out MGs like that. We almost have the whole of 2013 covered! :heh:

kakakka 2012-11-23 18:20

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rising Dragon (Post 4448825)
Ah, I see. I suppose this makes the one side-story where he apparently modified the Wing Zero into its Endless Waltz design somewhat canon?

Really? I haven't heard about that until now. When did he changed the wings? If its between the TV ending and EW, no, because they showed Wing Zero Angelic Wing Ver. in the flashback in the OVA/Movie when shooting the Libra remains.


Looking at the back of my Robot Damashii Wing Zero, looks like there's going to be a little change if they go with the image and decided to change a bit.

maknaedik 2012-11-23 18:45

Quote:

Originally Posted by suiton629 (Post 4448807)
How is Exia Trans Am and 00 Raiser Trans Am. Worth buying?

Also, what are you top 5 Gundam series and top 10 MG kits?

Nope. But if you're a red/pink/orange/violet gunpla collector like me, then it might be. The Exia Trans-am might be forgivable, but the 00 Trans Raiser is too much.

Since this is a model discussion thread, I'd only answer my top 10 MG kits:
  1. Sinanju
  2. Red Frame Kai
  3. Aegis
  4. White Zeta 2.0
  5. Sword Impulse
  6. Zaku J. Ridden 2.0 / Char's Zaku 2.0
  7. Marasai
  8. Titus
  9. 00 Trans-Raiser
  10. Infinite Justice

This is in no particular order. But definitely my top 2 are Sinanju and Red Frame Kai and dalong agrees with me. Sorry for making my list all in shades of red, you know I'm sucker for red. But if you'll ask me to add some non-red, then it would be the ff:

Blue Frame
Generally, all 2.0s are good!
Destiny
00 Gundam 7S/G
Blitz
Buster
Heavyarms
Deathscythe / Hell

Bonta Kun 2012-11-23 19:45

Quote:

Originally Posted by maknaedik (Post 4448858)
Nope. But if you're a red/pink/orange/violet gunpla collector like me, then it might be. The Exia Trans-am might be forgivable, but the 00 Trans Raiser is too much.

Since this is a model discussion thread, I'd only answer my top 10 MG kits:
  1. Sinanju
  2. Red Frame Kai
  3. Aegis
  4. White Zeta 2.0
  5. Sword Impulse
  6. Zaku J. Ridden 2.0 / Char's Zaku 2.0
  7. Marasai
  8. Titus
  9. 00 Trans-Raiser
  10. Infinite Justice

This is in no particular order. But definitely my top 2 are Sinanju and Red Frame Kai and dalong agrees with me. Sorry for making my list all in shades of red, you know I'm sucker for red. But if you'll ask me to add some non-red, then it would be the ff:

Blue Frame
Generally, all 2.0s are good!
Destiny
00 Gundam 7S/G
Blitz
Buster
Heavyarms
Deathscythe / Hell

Yea there's really no beating the Sinanju, it's simply gorgeous!
Red Frame would also be my 2nd fav followed by the Hi-Nu.
What comes after them 3 is hard to say as I don't actually own 10 MG yet:heh:
Altho what I do have are Blue Frame, MKII, Zeta, Delta Plus and Luka's ISWP, so atm they would be in the list.
List is subject to change when I get more tho and I suspect Nu and Stein will be part of my top 5 next year, really can't wait for them!

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-11-23 19:50

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rising Dragon (Post 4448716)
Also, I have to ask: what's with the Nu Gundam design retcon?

Maybe they follow the design from Evolve? Or maybe some Gundam games I never know?

Btw, any Wing MGs are good news to me ^^. More so if they decide to make the MG of TV version.

Rising Dragon 2012-11-23 19:56

Quote:

Originally Posted by Obelisk ze Tormentor (Post 4448901)
Maybe they follow the design from Evolve? Or maybe some Gundam games I never know?

Btw, any Wing MGs are good news to me ^^. More so if they decide to make the MG of TV version.

I'm mainly talking about the Psycoframe its now sporting. Wasn't the Nu Gundam only supposed to have the Psycoframe around the cockpit? Now its sporting it in the arms and legs...

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-11-23 20:04

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rising Dragon (Post 4448904)
I'm mainly talking about the Psycoframe its now sporting. Wasn't the Nu Gundam only supposed to have the Psycoframe around the cockpit? Now its sporting it in the arms and legs...

Well, they follow the Ver.Ka in this one. So, who knows? Maybe in some media (Evolve, games, or novels) Nu is designed to have "Destroy Mode" by Katoki ;).

Rising Dragon 2012-11-23 20:07

Eh, I figure having a full Psycoframe is possible without a Destroy mode. Still feels like a blatant retcon because of the Gundam Unicorn's popularity though.

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-11-23 20:14

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rising Dragon (Post 4448916)
Eh, I figure having a full Psycoframe is possible without a Destroy mode.

When I said “Destroy Mode”, I refer to the mode where MG Nu Exposing all the psycho frame like pics showed you. It's not necessarily a Unicorn-like Destroy Mode but looks similar ;).

GN0010 Nosferatu 2012-11-23 21:21

Quote:

Originally Posted by Appel (Post 4448714)
According to Gundam Guy that is actually the announcement for the "Gundam Wing Endless Waltz - Glory of the Defeated" MG project.
So I suppose that means we are gonna get the Gundams from the latest Wing manga series ^^

I thought we've been getting GOTL kits already.:eyebrow:

abc0716 2012-11-24 01:07

After I read the advises from both Obelisk & firefox (also considered for few days), I decided to start on building HG kits (first). HG GN-X (one of my favorite grunt suits) and HG Justice Gundam (Remaster version) (cheap price on HLJ) will be the first two Gunpla-s I get. Not really sure are they hard to build or not. (Opt to get HGUC S Gundam instead, however it looks harder to build, compare with them)

FalsePrime 2012-11-24 01:26

Quote:

Originally Posted by GN0010 Nosferatu (Post 4448965)
I thought we've been getting GOTL kits already.:eyebrow:

We have.

Thing is they have been simply labeled as Endless Waltz up until this point with no sub heading for Glory.

I can't imagine it will actually be that big a deal. No way they actually release the 5 Early types again with just a weapon or two and call them EW/GOTD like some people are speculating.

The only one that I can really see is Wing Ver Ka/EW gets a third release and this one could follow in Strike HD's foot steps and use the XXX G frame just as Strike HD is now using the SEED Frame, though I don't think that will happen either.

My money is Wing Zero TV will be used to introduce a XXXG Frame 2 just as Wing TV was used to introduce the XXXG Frame.

Quote:

Originally Posted by kakakka (Post 4448842)
Really? I haven't heard about that until now. When did he changed the wings? If its between the TV ending and EW, no, because they showed Wing Zero Angelic Wing Ver. in the flashback in the OVA/Movie when shooting the Libra remains.


Looking at the back of my Robot Damashii Wing Zero, looks like there's going to be a little change if they go with the image and decided to change a bit.

It was in a manga that tried to Tie TV to EW but as mentioned it didn't work because of the way they presented the EW's as always being in the series in the first place.

This senario also doesn't seem very likely given the preview of Wing Zero Vs Epyon featured Wing Zero EW when they introduced and promoted the Epyon EW Mastergrade.

Obelisk ze Tormentor 2012-11-24 01:48

Quote:

Originally Posted by abc0716 (Post 4449128)
After I read the advises from both Obelisk & firefox (also considered for few days), I decided to start on building HG kits (first). HG GN-X (one of my favorite grunt suits) and HG Justice Gundam (Remaster version) (cheap price on HLJ) will be the first two Gunpla-s I get. Not really sure are they hard to build or not. (Opt to get HGUC S Gundam instead, however it looks harder to build, compare with them)

If I may suggest, the best HGs (with good proportion & detail) are usually from HGUC (HG from UC universe) and the recent Gundam X HGs and G Gundam HGs. If you like simple Gundam designs, HGs from Gundam AGE line are also really good.

SEED HG line is one of the worst in terms of body proportion (they look dwarfed). Some exceptions are HG Destiny Gundam, HG Legend Gundam, HG M1 Astray and HG Murasame. So, unless you really love Justice Gundam, I won’t suggest you to buy the HG.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...ofDSC00029.jpg
http://www.gundam.my/product-image-u...jpg&img_id=877


HGs from 00 are also quite good and recommendable. So yeah, HG GN-X is a good choice ;).

Almost all HGs are equally easy to build, so you don't have to worry.

abc0716 2012-11-24 02:43

Quote:

Originally Posted by Obelisk ze Tormentor (Post 4449171)
SEED HG line is one of the worst in terms of body proportion (they look dwarfed). Some exceptions are HG Destiny Gundam, HG Legend Gundam, HG M1 Astray and HG Murasame. So, unless you really love Justice Gundam, I won’t suggest you to buy the HG.

Oh well, I should really do more research about it, just made the order (on Justice Gundam) before my last post (also cancelled it just after I read your post), hopes that HLJ will not ban me on my sudden move.....

StrikeFreedomV2 2012-11-24 05:05

Quote:

Originally Posted by abc0716 (Post 4449210)
Oh well, I should really do more research about it, just made the order (on Justice Gundam) before my last post (also cancelled it just after I read your post), hopes that HLJ will not ban me on my sudden move.....

They won't , don't worry ;)

suiton629 2012-11-24 08:15

Ok.. So right now I'm pretty sure that I want:

MG Exia (Trans-Am)
MG 00 Raiser (Trans-Am)

Where is the cheapest place online to get both? I live in the US.

I plan on selling the 8 RG kits as well as a RG Justice (Deactive) on eBay soon. So with that money, I'm hoping I can get at least those 2 MG's and then have some money left over to get some video games, manga, BluRay, anime, etc.

Bonta Kun 2012-11-24 09:49

Quote:

Originally Posted by abc0716 (Post 4449210)
Oh well, I should really do more research about it, just made the order (on Justice Gundam) before my last post (also cancelled it just after I read your post), hopes that HLJ will not ban me on my sudden move.....

If buying from HLJ, probably best to buy a couple of HGs at once to save on shipping.
It will cost you alot more on the long run if you only get 1 or 2 each time.
But if anything maybe waiting for the christmas sale and seeing what deals come up is an option, if you have the patience to wait.

Last christmas I saved like £30 on shipping my MG Hi-Nu and some other stuff from HLJ.


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