Some of you would have got wind of this news already, but nevertheless, we will be sharing it here as well.
For the Gundam Docks in Singapore event that will open in an week’s time(Gasp!), there are some major announcements here to share. First up is the guest appearances for this big Gundam event here in Singapore.
Legendary Mecha designer Kunio Okawara will be making an appearance on the 6th June on talk for a talk show. It is not his first visit to Singapore either, having previously appeared in the every first edition of Anime Festival Asia back in 2008. Okawara-san began his career in 1972, whose notable works consisting of Yatterman, The Unchallengeable Daitarn 3, Fang of the Sun Dougram, Brave Fighter Exkiser and of course, Mobile Suit Gundam.
For those who are reeling a little bit over the end of the Gundam Build Fighters Try series, fret not, as BACK-ON and the main voice cast of the series will be making an appearance too!
BACK-ON who consists of SHU(Guitar), KENJI03(Vocal/MC/Guitar), TEEDA(MC) and GORI(BASS) is a 4 member hybrid rock band that merges several musical genres together. They have performed the opening theme songs for both Gundam Build Fighter and Gundam Build Fighter Try series. In addition, BACK-ON have performed the theme songs for the Gundam Breaker games. This will be their every first appearance in Singapore.
Kazumi Togashi (Sekai Kamiki), Yuuma Uchida (Yuuma Kousaka) and Yui Makino (Fumina Hoshino), the main voice cast of Gundam Build Fighters Try will be making an appearance on the 20th as well. They will be on stage for a special talk show.
Previously in our event introduction post, we have mentioned about event exclusive merchandise. Now we will reveal some of the exclusive merchandise here!
Yup, Gundam Docks in Singapore versions of the 1/144 RG RX-78-2 Gundam and MS-06 Zaku II kits! I do hope there will be more to come in the buildup to the event next week!