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Bandai & Bluefin Present Expansive GUNDAM Booth Display At 2018 Anime Expo

Bluefin celebrates one of the biggest and most popular entertainment properties to ever come out of Japan – Mobile Suit Gundam – in a special expansive booth display presented in partnership with Sunrise, Inc. and Bandai Spirits Hobby at the 2018 Anime Expo.

Anime Expo is the largest dedicated anime/manga fan convention in North America and will take place July 5th–8th at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, CA. The Gundam Booth will be located on the main convention floor in Booth #3106.

The Gundam Booth will vividly highlight the evolution and various manifestations of the Mobile Suit Gundam universe and anime series as well as GunPla model building fandom. Several interactive stations throughput the booth will showcase Gundam’s venerable Universal Century timeline as well as the Gundam Build Divers and Gundam video games and the popular annual Gundam Builders World Cup (GBWC).

Staff from Bandai Spirits Hobby including Marketing Representative Meijin Kawaguchi and several Staff Producers from Sunrise Inc., the famed studio behind the Gundam anime series will be on-hand to present topics about the world of Gundam.  Multiple opportunities will be available for attendees and fans to win various Gundam model kits and video game prizes and also receive additional tutorials and insights from skilled Bandai Spirits Hobby representatives.

Visitors will be able to demo the latest Gundam video games like New Gundam Breaker and also learn about the innovative and extensive line of GunPla models available from Bandai Hobby through its exclusive U.S. distributor, Bluefin. Anime Expo attendees who have never built GunPla can receive free specially designed beginner kits and receive instruction on how to build them under the guidance of seasoned builders. Longtime fans also can try their hand at a variety of different contests including timed GunPla building trials.

Bluefin will support the display with a variety of brand new GunPla products including the latest Exclusive Event Only model kit releases from Japan, available for purchase at the Bluefin Booth #2406.

SDCC 2018: Bluefin Announces Exclusives from Bandai Spirits Hobby

Bluefin presents an impressive array of stunningly detailed and easy to assemble kits from Bandai Spirits Hobby that will be available for purchase during San Diego Comic-Con 2018. A pair of Comic-Con exclusive kits also will be available. Bluefin will be located in Booth #401.

Catch the following Comic-Con Exclusive kits from Bluefin during the show:

Bandai Spirits Hobby Figure-Rise Standard Dragon Ball Vegito Model Kit

MSRP $35.00

Comic-Con attendees will be the first to get their hands Standard Vegito for the first time in the world – even earlier than in Japan!  The fusion between Goku and Vegeta to counter Majin Buu using the “Potara,” a sacred artifact of the Supreme Kai, is now available in a Figure-rise Standard edition. Boasting the widest range of any Figure-rise Standard kit, Vegito can achieve a multitude of poses recreating fan favorite scenes from the anime series! A substantial 17.7-inch Vegito sword is also included as well as an impaled Buu (2.5” tall) figure. by using forced perspective, one can arrange this kit to accurately mimic this memorable moment in the heat of battle!

Bandai Spirits Hobby 1/72 Scale Star Wars B-Wing Star Fighter Limited Edition Model Kit

MSRP $58.00

Comic-Con attendees will be the first to get their hands on the Figure-rise Standard Vegetto for the first time anywhere in the world – even earlier than in Japan!  The fusion between Goku and Vegeta to counter Majin Buu using the “Potara,” a sacred artifact of the Supreme Kai, is now available in a Figure-rise Standard edition. Boasting the widest range of any Figure-rise Standard kit, Vegetto can achieve a multitude of poses recreating fan favorite scenes from the anime series! A substantial 17.7-inch Vegetto sword is also included as well as an impaled Buu (2.5” tall) figure. by using forced perspective, one can arrange this kit to accurately mimic this memorable moment in the heat of battle!

Stop by the Bluefin booth to browse an impressive collection of Limited Edition GunPla (Gundam Plastic Model) kits from Bandai Hobby.

1/100 Scale GUNDAM ASTRAY GOLD FRAME (Special Coating) – $80

1/100 Scale HYAKU-SHIKI 2.0 (Clear Version) – $55

1/100 Scale TALLGEESE (Special Coating) – $80

1/144 Scale KAMIKI BURNING GUNDAM PP (Clear Version) – $21

1/100 Scale GUNDAM SEVEN SWORD (Clear Color Version) – $60

1/100 Scale JUSTICE GUNDAM (Clear Version) – $55

1/100 Scale FULL ARMOR GUNDAM (Half-Mechanical Clear Version) – $70

1/144 Scale 00 RAISER (Clear Version) – $35

 

1/144 Scale GUNDAM BARBATOS LUPUS (Clear Version) – $30

1/144 Scale GUNDAM BARBATOS LUPUS REX (Clear Version) – $17

1/144 Scale GUNDAM KIMARIS VIDAR (Clear Color Version) – $17

1/144 Scale SINANJU (Clear Version) – $40

1/144 Scale GUNDAM BAEL (Clear Version) – $17

 

1/144 Scale PETIT’GGUY UNICORN WHITE – $8

1/144 Scale PETIT’GGUY TRANS-AM RED – $8

1/144 Scale Haro Shooting Orange (Clear Version) $10

Mecha Collection Bulma Capsule 09 Motorcycle (Clear Ver.) $10