April starts by trying to make a bunch of people feel superior (by tricking people) and a bunch of other people look foolish (those who have been tricked). I avoided being fooled this year and refrained from making a fool out of anyone else so Santa, if you’re reading this, I should have accumulated some more good points. Keep that in mind when you decide on my Christmas present.
The start of any month is usually quite slow when it comes to Gunpla releases, although there are exceptions like when the RG Wing EW dropped at the start of January. April fits right in with the normal pattern and we aren’t going to see anything big (not counting the Ein) until the second half of the month when two big 1/100 scale kits drop. We will first see the RE/100 Efreet Custom around the third week.
I’m digging the box art and out of all the RE/100 kits I’ve built so far, not counting the Nightingale, this is the one I think I’m looking forward to the most. I think it has something to do with this pose.
Ya, that’s pretty awesome.
Just standing still he looks pretty imposing.
It feels like it’s been awhile since the last RE but that’s because it has been a while. The RE/100 Dijeh last June? What are you doin’ Bandai?
And then near the end of the month we have this.
Holy craziness, Batman!
If that box art doesn’t get you excited to build this thing I don’t know what will. Maybe these shots will work.
I cannot wait for this kit! I think it is going to be quite a spectacle.
Those two monsters aside we are also seeing these kits (which I will put in order from most exciting to least).
1/144 HG Graze Ein
HG YMS-03 Vaffu
1/144 HGUC Gouf
1/144 Zaku II + Big Gun (Gundam Thunderbolt Ver.) — Anime Ver.
1/144 Full Armor Gundam (Gundam Thunderbolt Ver.) — Anime Ver.
That’s quite a lot of plamo!
If it seems that the start of the year was kind of lean or at least a little too IBO-centric then this is the month for you. Which are you readers looking forward to?