To celebrate the 40th and 20th anniversary of the Sanyo Shinkansen and Neon Genesis Evangelion respectively, the West Japan Railway Company will be outfitting its 500 Series Shinkansen with an Eva inspired paint scheme. Starting in Autumn 2015 and running tunil March, 2017, the promotion will feature NGE inspired travel experience, events and memorabilia.
If Red, Yellow, Pink and Blue Petit’GGuy’s were not enough for you, attendees to the upcoming Chara Hobby C3xHobby event will have the opportunity to purchase a green version. Priced at 540 Yen, the Green Beargguy Gunpla will be available at C3xHobby, which will take place in Tokyo on August 22nd and 23rd.
via Dengeki Hobby
12 different coaster styles featuring Gundam characters will be available for sale at Gundam Café chain. Located in Akihabara, Diver City Tokyo Plaza, and Tokyo Station, cafes offer a Gundam themed dining experience. The coasters come in packs of six and will be priced at 400 Yen while drink orders at the Gundam Café’s Akihabara will receive a free coaster .
If you can’t afford the solid gold Gundam on display at The Art of Gundam exhibition in Tokyo, why not spring for a Gundam inspired Water Bottle instead. Priced at 450 Yen, the water bottles are on sale at The Art of Gundam exhibition and feature a design modeled of character uniforms seen in the Gundam franchise.
Via Gudam Guy
An exclusive Banpresto plush of the Beargguy III Mobile Suit, will be available for sale at the upcoming Chara Hobby C3xHobby event. The event, which takes place on the 22nd and 23rd of August, is being held at the Makuhari Messe Exhibition Halls near Tokyo, Japan. The distinctive Beargguy III Mobile Suit is best known for its appearance in the anime, Gundam Build Fighters, which aired from 2013 to 2014.
A 24k gold Gundam that weighs in at a kilogram is now on display at The Art of Gundam exhibition at the Mori Arts Center Gallery in Tokyo. The golden Gundam, which stands 12.5 cm tall, will be on display at the Gallery until September 27th along with more than a 1000 items from the history of the franchise. The exhibit will also feature highlights from the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans (also known as G-Tekketsu) TV series.
via The Japan Times
A new Gundam series is on the way and will be unveiled in the very near future. The countdown page for the new Gundam series just states that a “Next G is Coming Soon” but does not provide any specifics beyond that. Additionally, it also seems that a new Twitter account has been created for the new Gundam series. It is not clear if the series is a sequel to Gundam Reconguista in G or even Gundam Build Fighters Try, but new details will likely appear very soon.