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Post by yazi88 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:49 pm

Patlabor character designer Akemi Takada that the Japan Anniversary Association officially recognized August 10 as Patlabor Day. The Japan Anniversary Association previously recognized July 22 as One Piece Day, May 9 as Goku Day, and February 2 as Twin Tails Day.

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/intere ... an/.135301

PS: Still waiting for KILGORE Day or TANK POLICE Day, which should be TANKS-giving.

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Post by PHILLYgundamnFAN » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:30 am

Ultra Edition Tequila Gundam Shot Glass now available for pre-order on RightStuf

The Tequila Gundam shot glass is now available for preorder. This Ultra Edition Shot Glass set also includes the blu ray release of episodes 1-49 of the anime Mobile Fighter G Gundam directed by Yasuhiro Imagawa, a hardback art book, Domon's headband, Shuffle Card Alliance patches, a G-Gundam Lanyard, and art cards.

Preorder for $143.99
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Post by PHILLYgundamnFAN » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:23 am

RIP Mecha Animator Kunihiro Abe Passes Away at 50

He worked on many series including Stardust Memory, Wing, Seed, Zeta Gundam: A New Translation, Stargazer, Gundam 00, Unicorn, Build Fighters, Reconguista in G, Iron-Blooded Orphans, and Thunderbolt. He was also a notable animator in various AIC projects, such as Bubblegum Crisis, Dangaioh, Vampire Princess Miyu, Dragon Century, Megazone 23 Part III, Sol Bianca, Record of Lodoss War: Chronicles of the Heroic Knight, Armitage III, El Hazard - The Magnificent World, and Blue Gender, among numerous other credits.

Ayumi Abe said that her father "could not live except as an animator."

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Post by yazi88 » Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:11 am

I'm not sure if this counts as mech news but Charles Aznavour, the singer who inspired Tomino the name for Char Aznable, has died at the age of 94...
https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-45709214

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Post by PHILLYgundamnFAN » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:17 am

Gundam Build Divers to receive English Dub from Bang Zoom! Entertainment

In addition, Sunrise announced plans to host the U.S. premiere of the first 20 minutes of the Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative (Kidō Senshi Gundam NT) anime at Anime NYC, which will be held this November 16-18. The staff also noted that it is aiming to hold the U.S. premiere of the full anime as close as possible to the Japanese theatrical release on November 30.

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Post by PHILLYgundamnFAN » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:23 am

New Code Geass: Lelouch of the Re;surrection trailer released, film will debut Feb 9th

Director Goro Taniguchi confirmed that many of the key staff members are returning for the movie, and specifically emphasized that the story will be complete in one film, which will serve as a finale.

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Post by PHILLYgundamnFAN » Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:10 am

Voice Actor Kouji Tsujitani Passes Away

Tsujitani began voice acting in anime in 1988 and played Bernard "Bernie" Wiseman in Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket, Seabook Arno in Mobile Suit Gundam F91, Bernie Wiseman in Mobile Suit SD Gundam's Counterattack, and Knight Zeta in Mobile Suit SD Gundam: SD Gundam Legend. Tsujitani also voiced characters in Inuyasha, Tylor in The Irresponsible Captain Tylor, Stratos 4, Yū Yū Hakusho, and Solomon in Blood+. He passed away in Tokyo on October 17 due to a stroke. He was 56.
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Post by yazi88 » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:42 pm

Netflix making anime Pacific Rim along with other properties as part of its original line-up.

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Pacific Rim. Returning to the epic battle of Kaiju and Jeagers, this original anime series will expand upon the story of the first two live action movies and follow two siblings — an idealistic teenage boy and his naïve younger sister — who are forced to pilot an abandoned Jaeger across a hostile landscape in a desperate attempt to find their missing parents. Co-showrunners: Craig Kyle (Thor: Ragnarok) and Greg Johnson (X-Men: Evolution). Production Company: Legendary Entertainment

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Post by yazi88 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 9:10 am

SRW T announced for PS4 and Switch. T stands for Terra

Returning series:

Votoms: TV series, Last Red Shoulder (units only), Big battle
Shin Getter Armageddon
Dunbine
Dunbine: Neo Byston Well
Gaogaigar TV
Might Gaine
Gunbuster
Zeta Gundam
ZZ Gundam
CCA
CCA Beltorchika's Children (Units only)
Crossbone Gundam: Crossbone main, Skullheart (units only), Steel 7 (units only)
G Gundam
Trider G7
Gun X Sword
Nadesico Prince of Darkness

NEW series:

CAPTAIN HARLOCK: Arcadia of my Youth
Expelled from Paradise
Magic Knight Rayearth
COWBOY BEBOP!
Mazinger Z Infinity

Trailer for SRW T (with eng subs)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpemgQu1c5w

Asian English version confirmed for both PS4 and Switch.
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Post by The Shade » Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:26 pm

Gundam news: Hathaway's Flash Film Trilogy, Reconguista in G Film Project Confirmed.

https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2 ... ed/.139780

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Post by bertman4 » Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:05 pm

I don't believe it. https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/ ... itter_news

The press conference for the Gundam franchise's 40th anniversary was held in Tokyo today on November 21, announcing five new projects:



1. "Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin" TV series

- Based on the six-part OVA released from 2015 to 2018, a re-edited edition will be aired for 13 episodes on NHK General TV from April 2019. Its all OP/ED theme songs are produced by SUGIZO (LUNA SEA, X JAPAN) and all OP songs are performed by LUNA SEA.



2. New "Gundam Build" series

- Following Gundam Build Fighters (2013-2014), Gundam Build Fighters Try (2014-2016) and Gundam Build Divers (2018), a new Gundam Build series is now in development. How and when it is distributed is currently unknown.



3. "SD Gundam World Sangoku Soketsuden"

- a new SD Gundam series in the works for a worldwide release in 2019.



4. "Gundam Reconguista in G" compilation film

- a compilation film based on the 26-episode TV series Gundam Reconguista in G (2014-2015) is set to

be released sometime in 2019. Director Yoshiyuki Tomino is scheduled to appear in JAPAN EXPO next year.



5. "Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash" trilogy film

- Three-part feature film based on Yoshiyuki Tomino's spin-off/sequel novel of the same name (1989-1990)

is officially confirmed. It is the second project of "UC NexT 0100," following the forthcoming film Mobile Suit

Gundam NT that will open in Japan on November 30. The trilogy's first trailer will be screened with NT in theaters.



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Post by yazi88 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:49 pm

Thanks to Maiden Japan, Votoms TV Collection is coming out on bluray in March 12, 2019 (Standard defination, no HD version sadly). Includes the 52 episode TV series and 6 OVAs/compilations.

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Post by yazi88 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:15 pm

Both JP and ENG versions of SRW T are coming out March 20, 2019.

Pre-orders bonuses include special scenarios with extra items and in game cash to use. Also unlocks OG unit Gespenst in special scenario in beginning of the game.

Premium sound editions confirmed like previous games and include over 30 more tracks but is only available for JP versions.

https://gematsu.com/2018/12/super-robot ... 19-in-asia

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Post by bertman4 » Wed Dec 26, 2018 9:04 pm

That price! That discount! How big of a UC fan are you?
Universal Century Gundam Blu-Ray Bundle
Retail Price: $1,179.81
Your Price: $559.99
https://www.rightstufanime.com/Universa ... oliday2018

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Post by PHILLYgundamnFAN » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:58 am

Gundam Narrative to screen across 450 US theaters

On Feb 19th Gundam Narrative (Dub) will be screened across the US by Fathom Events. The first 50 attendees at each screening will recieve a mini poster. Tickets go on sale 1/18/19.

https://movieweb.com/mobile-suit-gundam ... om-events/
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Post by PHILLYgundamnFAN » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:59 am

Hathaway's Flash movie trailer is now streaming

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7bMxkhqXho
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