What are the Different Scales of Gundam Models?

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The size, or scale, of a model shows how big it will be once it is built. Take a 1/144 model, which is said to be exactly 144 times smaller than the “real” mobile suit, if it existed. For example, the “life-size” Gundam model in Odaiba, Japan, is 1/1 scale. Since the … Read more

How Hard is it to Build a Gundam Model?

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The complexity of Gundam kits is a major deterrent to newcomers. Most people would wonder what would happen if they started a Gunpla kit but couldn’t finish it because of the difficulty level. This piece is an attempt to provide an answer to that very issue. Where do you stand on the … Read more

What can you do with old Gundam Models?

Model Kits of Famous Robots

Most people would probably agree that in purchasing the first model either to try out the pastime or to have a showcase in our homes. After a few months, we suddenly realize that we have a large number of Gundam models sitting around with no place to store them. The issue is … Read more

Learn About the Different Grades of Gundam Models

Learn About the Different Grades of Gundam Models

Choosing a Gundam Model or Gunpla that fits your degree of expertise will make it more pleasant. Because Gunpla classification is a bit of a science, finding the ideal model for you is fortunately simple. The maker of Gunpla, Bandai, has classified all of the models based on scale and grade. The … Read more

What is Gunpla?

Gunpla plastic model kits

Gunpla is a line of mecha model kits made by Bandai that are very popular. The name of the line is a combination of the words “Gundam” and “Plastic Model (Plamo)”. Gunpla are poseable model kits based on the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise’s different mobile weapons, especially the Mobile Suits. Gunpla is … Read more