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Fan Animation: Ex S Gundam vs. Gundam Mk V

We’re aware that the Gundam franchise (or at the very least, the earliest installment in the franchise) is known for featuring portrayals of mecha that are rooted more in realism, especially when compared to other robot-oriented shows that are popular at the time. Instead of placing emphasis on super robots, the Gundams were treated more as bipedal tools of warfare, with the show focusing ...

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Gundam Creator’s Newest Series Scheduled for 2014-15

According to an announcement by Bandai, 71 year old anime director (and creator of the iconic Gundam franchise) Yoshiyuki Tomino will be releasing his newest anime work as part of the 35th anniversary of the Gundam franchise. While Bandai didn’t specifically refer to it as a Gundam series, the fact that it’s going to be part of Gundam’s 35th anniversary could mean that ...

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New Gundam Visual Project Launch to be Streamed on July 2

According to a recent announcement from Bandai, the launch event for the new Gundam visual project will be held on 7:59 pm, July 1st (PST), 11:59 am, July 2nd (JST), and will be live-streamed simultaneously on the project’s special site, Gundam.info and the official Bandai Channel: Minna de Stream. While the event will be opened for the press, fans will not be allowed to attend. The ...

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New Gameplay Preview for Gundam Breaker

Earlier this month, Namco Bandai has launched the open Beta for their upcoming Gundam play model-themed third person actioner, Gundam Breaker, for the PS3 and PS Vita. Now, Namco has posted a new video that provides a sneak peek at the gameplay. Gundam Breaker is notable because instead of letting gamers fantasize about piloting towering gundams, they instead fantasize about playing with Gundam ...

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New Commercial for Gundam Unicorn Episode 6

Now that we’re only a few days away from the Japanese theatre release of the Gundam Unicorn OVA’s penultimate episode (as well as the video launch on March 22), Japanese TV is already being inundated with various advertisements, such as the one below: Gundam Unicorn is set in U.C. 0001, at the very beginning of human space colonization, when a space colony called Laplace is destroyed during ...

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Dragonball Z Stop Motion: Trunks vs. Gundam vs. Piccolo

In case you’re all giddy for the upcoming Dragon Ball Z movie, Battle of the Gods, but can’t stand the excruciating wait for it to come to North American shores, you can scratch that Saiyan itch temporarily by watching the brilliant Dragon Ball Z fan short from Taiwanese animator counter656, which uses stop motion animation to bring to life a series of battle royals featuring your favorite ...

Bandai Releases Promo Video of Cho Gattai Robo Mickey and Friends
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Bandai Releases Promo Video of Cho Gattai Robo Mickey and Friends

Details and pictures related to Bandai’s Cho Gattai Robo Mickey and Friends have already made the rounds a couple of months ago, but taking its cue from the deluge of Mecha-related newsies from Evangelion 3.0, Gundam, and Pacific Rim, as well as the revitalized Macross and Mazinger franchise, Bandai has just released a video providing a better look at their upcoming die-cast Disney ...

Is Toonami Back?
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Is Toonami Back?

You read that right, Toonami is back! Along with Cartoon Planet. Last April 1, Toonami took over Adult Swim Saturday Anime and made a whole new line up: Bleach Dragon Ball Z Gundam Wing Tenchi Muyo Outlaw Star Big O YuYu Hakusho Blue sub #6 Trigun Classic Astro Boy Classic Gigantor ...

Gundam Seed Relaunched in HD for 10th Anniversary
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Gundam Seed Relaunched in HD for 10th Anniversary

As preparation for Gundam Seed’s 10th anniversary, Sunrise has opened a new website that promotes the mecha war epic’s new HD remastered release. Gundam Seed is first scheduled to return to Japanese TV on New Years, followed by a release of the first Blu-Ray box set in March. ...

Watch Mobile Fighter G Gundam Anime at Bandai’s YouTube Channel
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Watch Mobile Fighter G Gundam at Bandai’s YouTube Channel

Bandai’s GundamInfo Youtube Channel has recently provided free streams of one of their most popular franchises, Mobile Fighter G Gundam. This seems to be part of a recent string of free anime streams that are being provided by the creators themselves through Youtube, and is a nice and completely safe way of trying out some of the best shows Japan has to offer, while supporting the creators ...

SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online Goes Open Beta for North American Players
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SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online Goes Open Beta for American Players

The Free to Play Online Game company OGPlanet has recently announced that they have entered into an agreement with Bandai Korea to publish the popular Massively Multiplayer Online Third Person Shooter (whew!) game SD Gundam Capsule Fighter Online for North American users. Finally, North American users can enjoy an online mecha shooter that used to be exclusive to North Korean users (the North ...

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Gundam, Kamen Rider, and Ultraman take flight in Lost Heroes on Nintendo 3DS

Namco Bandai’s Banpresto label announced an interesting crossover during Nintendo’s press conference, called Nintendo Direct. This new title combines Japanese super hero franchises, Kamen Rider, and Ultraman with anime powerhouse Mobile Suit Gundam in Lost Heroes. The new 3DS title is a dungeon crawling role playing game set to hit Japanese shelves next year. Check out the debut ...

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