Mecha Fridays: New FW Gundam Converge additions, P.Bandai kits and Thunderbolt’s 2nd Season

Written by Louis

November 18, 2016

All you want for Christmas is slated for release next year.

And we’re finally back with our Mecha Fridays feature after going silent for these couple of weeks, and as usual, Gundam, and it’s accompanying merchandise, Gunpla, takes the spotlight as new additions to the model kit line are soon to roll out from Bandai’s factories.

FW Gundam Converge Set #6

A new addition to the FW Gundam Converge line will include 6 models from the Wing, Zeta and SD Gundam G Generation. The set includes the Endless Waltz versions of the Wing and Heavy Arms, Zeta’s RX 78 MK-II Titans version and Hambrabi, and the uncanonical mobile suit Sisquiede in both Titans and AEUG colors. The set is slated for release this coming April 2017 with a price tag of JPY 5,400.








P-Bandai: PG 1/60 RX-0 Gundam Unicorn 03 Phenex

So you got the Perfect Grade versions of the Unicorn and the Banshee, and for sure you’re looking forward to completing the 3 iconic iterations of the Unicorn Gundam by grabbing the Phenex as soon as it is announced right? Well it looks like your wish is about to come true as long as you can shell out a little extra moolah as the Phenex will be under the P-Bandai or the Pricier Premium Bandai line. It’s set for release this February 2017 and will cost you a whooping JPY 43,200.




Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Season II

Free Jazz? Check. Outer Space? Check. Wrecked GMs? Check. A freaking Zeong? Check. The much awaited second season of Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt is finally announced and will continue the rivalry between Zeon Living Dead Division’s Daryl Lorenz and EFF Moore Brotherhood’s Io Flemming. The show will follow through the events of Season 1 which ended with the RX-78 Full Armor Gundam being destroyed and Io caught behind enemy lines, the short trailer shows the said battle which led to the Gundam’s demise, the Zeong wrecking a few GMs and of course, the snazzy free jazz which became one of the show’s most iconic features. Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt Season 2 is set for Spring of 2017 and is based on the original manga created by Yasuo Ohtagaki.

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