Author Topic: Upcoming Non-Gunpla Kits (Mecha, Figs, Military, Autos, Etc)  (Read 73809 times)

February 03, 2007, 08:51:04 AM
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I figured that since the upcoming Gunpla thread is going well, we should also have a non-gundam release thread for news on Military, Auto, Figure, Misc Mecha and Anime, and etc... kits. So if you've got any news post it here.

Same rules as the gunpla thread apply here. This is not for speculation or a wishlist, but for real news, plausible rumors, and new kit announcements. 8)

February 03, 2007, 09:29:28 AM
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Ok, I might be the first one to post on this thread. Just to post a link to a very interesting reasource for armor models news.
http://www.perthmilitarymodelling.com/newkitnews/newf.htm

some of you might know it since they have wonderful kit reviews. I'm particularly interested in the Hobby Boss announced releases:

http://www.perthmilitarymodelling.com/newkitnews/hobbyboss.htm

The Delta force FAV looks like something can go together with an Hard Graph kit
Also an early report from Nuremberg 07
http://www.primeportal.net/models/nuremberg_2007.htm

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ric

February 03, 2007, 02:02:42 PM
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There are several new Hobby Boss arrivals at luckymodel.com (in stock at time of post) including
-1/48 A-10 Thunderbolt II ("normal" and N/AW)
-1/48 Mirage III (2 variants - IIIC and IIICJ)
-1/35 Leopard series (2 variants - Swedish Strv.122 and Danish Leopard 2A5DK)
-1/48 KV-1 (several variants)

Heres the new arrivals

Heres some preliminary views on the Hobby Boss 1/35 Leopard Series:
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EDIT-added link to Lucky Model new Hobby Boss arrivals

February 28, 2007, 10:41:48 AM
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Quote from: "Pleiades"
Not really Gun-pla, but it is Sci-fi and upcoming:

http://www.slave2.jp/image-bank/Event/etc_Event/20070225_Wonder_Festival_2007_Winter/index.html

I always liked the McQuarrie concept sketches for the original Star Wars movie so it is nice to see some stuff that is based off of that.


Posted in the wrong thread. Moved here.

March 25, 2007, 06:09:06 PM
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Future Kotobukiya's Armored Core release, the AALIYAH
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March 25, 2007, 06:39:15 PM
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In June, Kotobukiya will release the Digger Wasp AV from Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd Gig. Full length measurement is 150mm.
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March 25, 2007, 06:56:03 PM
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That AC is on my to-get list. Is that GitS copter a model kit or pre-painted display piece?

March 25, 2007, 10:11:47 PM
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April 04, 2007, 06:49:56 PM
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Has anyone else seen this? Does anyone have any more information other than price and a June release? And how the hell did Bandai get to make Scopedogs? Anyway, here's the link: Hobby Shop Midori

April 04, 2007, 07:00:41 PM
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Wow, a 1/20 Scope Dog... where does it say Bandai though? I hope it's a Bandai... good molding. I'd get one! 8)

April 04, 2007, 10:20:01 PM
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Wow, a 1/20 Scope Dog... where does it say Bandai though? I hope it's a Bandai... good molding. I'd get one! 8)

Bottom of the page:
1/20 スコープドッグ
 
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April 05, 2007, 05:34:17 AM
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Wow, a 1/20 Scope Dog... where does it say Bandai though? I hope it's a Bandai... good molding. I'd get one! 8)

Bottom of the page:
1/20 スコープドッグ
 
バンダイ
■6月発売予定

Oh, well in that case, now it's all perfectly clear! How dare I not know the characters for Bandai. :razz:

April 05, 2007, 02:09:27 PM
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Wow, a 1/20 Scope Dog... where does it say Bandai though? I hope it's a Bandai... good molding. I'd get one! 8)

Bottom of the page:
1/20 スコープドッグ
 
バンダイ
■6月発売予定

Oh, well in that case, now it's all perfectly clear! How dare I not know the characters for Bandai. :razz:

You ask where, I tell you where...  I not shun you for no can read kana.  It not like I can read all Japanese text.
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April 11, 2007, 11:14:07 AM
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This is not gundam, in fact, it's so much cooler than gundam...It's SRX!!  :ninja:

I recall talking to U-Recca about the possibilty of a SRX full transformation kit based on the Kotobukiya injection-plastic kits, looks like that's not going to happen for awhile (they still have R-3 to do, plus all those tricky transformation parts they'll have to make it combine).  But I found this SRX Variable Box today browsing the web.  It was a moment of shock and awe  :twitch: :twitch: :twitch: to found out that someone (a company) has put the resources to sculpt all R-1, R-2, R-3, and SRX.  That said, they do intent on making the investment worthwhile by the hefty price tag 58,000yen!!!  :doh:

I've dug up a few sites with good reviews and pictures and posted them below.  What I like is that the sculpts are really well done, the proportions are not sacrificed for the transformation and combination.  However, the flip side of that is that a lot of extra parts are required to be swapped for the transformation/combination.

Overview
SRX
R-1
R-2
R-3
Another review
Yet another review - Part 1
Yet another review - Part 2

Cool eh?  The scale is the same as the Kotobuykia ones, so maybe someone can mod the IP kits into an SRX.  :sarcasm: 8)



April 11, 2007, 11:51:14 PM
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Hi,
1:72 Y wing kit from fine molds was announced in www.hlj.com

This will give me exactly the excuse to buy the the X wing as well  :stormtrooper:


April 12, 2007, 01:12:09 AM
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Yay! Another candidate for Death Star trench run diorama.  :D
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April 12, 2007, 04:39:17 AM
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Hi,
1:72 Y wing kit from fine molds was announced in www.hlj.com

This will give me exactly the excuse to buy the the X wing as well  :stormtrooper:


Pure awesome... I've always liked the Y-Wing slightly better than the X-Wing, anyways (even though it flew like a rock in the original "X-Wing" PC game).
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April 12, 2007, 05:47:33 AM
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Doh... I love the Y-Wing, but was hoping for a B-Wing. :lol:

April 12, 2007, 07:17:58 AM
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5000 yen of awesomeness probably.
But worthy.

April 18, 2007, 12:40:09 AM
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HLJ is now accepting preorders of Fine Mold's Y-Wing! The Y-Wing is priced at 3400 Yen (Preorders can get them at 3230 Yen). Slated for July release.

I've already placed my orders  :D .
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