I, for the most part, love the Ver. Ka Master Grade kits. Sure, I haven’t yet built all of them (I’m just missing the MG Ball Ver. Ka.) but each one I have built has been a fun experience. Like all other grades and series some releases are better than others but so far the MG Full Armor Gundam Ver.Ka (GUNDAM THUNDERBOLT Ver.) looks to be right up there with the good ones.
Box art is the Ver. Ka standard and, like the RG art, I hope they never change. There is just something about these kits.
The side of the box shows the ‘naked’ MS.
But then it shows everything.
Oh… My… God…
I also love Ver. Ka manuals!
That first page unfurls to reveal…
…so much stuff!
I also noticed right then that the build starts with the base.
You know it’s a big/heavy kit when you start with a base.
Yup, like other Ver. Ka kits over the past couple of years the markings are done with water-slide decals.
Included in the bag with the markings are these interesting things.
These are called Frame Cover (thin) and Frame Cover (fat). These will go over the elbow and knee/upper leg frames after they are assembled but before the armour goes on. Awesome.
Here’s the manual list of all the runners.
Aw, what the hell, I’ll show you them all!
Runner B (x 2)
Runner C (x 2)
Look at the details in the hands!
Runner E (x 2)
Runner F (x 2)
Some larger pieces on here.
Runner H (x 2)
Runner I (x 2)
Runner J and J2
Some details from there.
Runner K and K2
And that base.
Following all that are the Poly-cap runner, Beam Saber blades, and the foil stickers.
What a huge stack of stuff!
It starts tonight!