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Gunpla TV – Episode 391 -New Arrivals For January 15, 2021

This week on Gunpla TV, we have new arrivals from both Bandai and Kotobukiya. Bandai expands its SD Gundam model kit lineup with more characters based on “Sangokushi,” and we’ve got a selection of them in today! Kotobukiya, on the other hand, brings out its new Cross Frame Girl line with Wonder Woman. Plus we have a new Ludens and some reissued Megami Device girls! In this episod...

Gunpla TV – MARUTTOYS TAMOTU Black & White

We’ve got something sleek, glossy, and new on the table today! Dorothy’s taking a look at the new Maruttoys line Tamotu kits from Kotobukiya, designed by garage kit maker Miz! Similar to the familiar MechatroWeGo line, these little robots are part of their own future timeline where they help out with everyday tasks. Modern and adorable, they’ve got great articulation and customiz...

Gunpla TV – HGBD:R Core Gundam II G-3 & Titans Colors

Not enough Core Gundam in your life? Well, now there’re two new flavors to choose from! The first standalone Core Gundam II units are here – one in the dark Titans Colors and another in light grey and purple G-3 colors! Are these little half-size Gundams worth a full-size HG release on their own? Tune in to find out! In this episode:– 1/144 HGBD:R Core Gundam II [G-3 Color]–...

Upcoming Anime ’86’ Model Kits from Bandai

86 is a Japanese light novel series that began in 2017 and got its manga adaptation in 2018. Now, owing to its popularity, it makes its anime debut in April 2021, and Bandai is on board. The story revolves around warring nations and the mecha, Legions and Juggernauts, used to fight it. Unbeknownst to the public, the Juggernauts are not just robots, but are piloted by Handlers who are all members o...

New Bandai Gunpla & Plamo Announcements – January 2021

Today, Bandai revealed a number of new kits for preorder which are set to be released between April and June 2021. While some kits had been previously announced, some are brand new, and we’re excited to take a look! Mobile Suit Gundam ▶ 1/100 MG Mobile Ginn ▶ 1/144 HGUC Xi Gundam ▶ 1/144 HGUC Xi Gundam vs Penelope Funnel Missile Effect Set ▶ 1/144 HGCE Dagger L ▶ SDW HEROES War Horse ▶ SDW H...

Gunpla TV – PG Unleashed RX-78-2 Gundam Inner Frame

In today’s episode, Todd takes a look at the first two stages of the PG Unleashed RX-78-2! We get to see the gorgeous details of the interior and also some of the mechanics. Todd covers some of the PE parts, and clear parts for the lighting unit. So far we are really impressed; the articulation is amazing and it’s very, very sturdy with that ABS plastic. Watch the full episode for the ...

Japanese Gift-Giving Culture: Omiyage

Today, we’re taking a look at gift-giving in Japan! You may be familiar with the concept of “omiyage” (souvenirs), where small gifts, often snacks, are exchanged in Japan on different occasions. But have you heard of “oseibo”? Join our Japanese staff on this episode to learn about the practice of end-of-year gift-giving known as “oseibo,” and to see some o...

The Handmade Craft Garden Series

Platz’ line of miniature garden crafts contain all that you need to make a garden display piece, or maybe even a model kit display base! The Handmade Craft Garden Series is line from popular model maker Platz, that isn’t particularly new. In fact, it launched in October 2017, and had its most recent release in… October 2017. (Fortunately, the kits are still in production, so if y...

Gunpla TV – 1/200 RX-78F00 Gundam (Gundam Factory Exclusive)

Dave and Todd recently visited the 1/1 scale moving RX-78 Gundam at the Yokohama Gundam Factory. As a limited-time gift to entrants, they also got a 1/200 scale kit of the same Gundam, which Dave is eager to share with you today! Check out Dave’s build & review of the kit, including a quick panel line “wash” to make the results really pop! This kit is not available for retail...

Gunpla TV – The Best Gunpla of 2020

Today, we take a look back at the year in Gunpla releases, together with all of you! We asked, you answered: what were the best Gunpla kits of 2020? The results are tallied, so tune in to get them straight from a cast of familiar personalities from Gunpla TV! How did your favorites do in the results? Let us know in the comments! Check out the winners below! (No spoilers — unless you click th...

Gunpla TV – Episode 390 – Holiday Special & New Arrivals For December 25, 2020

Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and a Happy New Year to all! For the last episode of Gunpla TV for the year, Todd and Evan don their Christmas hats and get into the spirit to talk about the last two Bandai Hobby releases for the year: two new Core Gundams from the Build Divers series are here! In this episode:– 1/144 HGBD:R Core Gundam II [Titans Color]– 1/144 HGBD:R Core...

Gunpla TV – Entry Grade RX-78-2 Gundam

A new entry in a long line of 1/144 scale RX-78s is here! Although this is the first actual regular release of this kit, the new Entry Grade RX-78-2 is actually something we just took a look at last month. However, it’s still worth taking a look at given this is the Light Package release and will only run you about $5! DON’T MISS OUT▶ VOTE for the best Gunpla, anime, & entertainment...