GunPla Lineup April 2023

GunPla's April 2023 lineup certainly has some great releases. We look forward to the most anticipated models of the first quarter of the year! This lineup includes the most anticipated MG 1/100 Zeta Gundam Ver. Ka, along with Full Mechanics 1/100 Gundam Aerial.

The regular retail model kit releases also include the SDCS Tornado Gundam and the adorable 1/1 scale GunPla Kun!

And of course, the 50k unit limited McGundam or the Big Mac version of the Entry Grade 1/144 RX-78-2 Gundam enters the collection, brought to us by McDonald's China in celebration of the Tmall Super Brand Day.


HG 1/144 Dilanza Sol
Release Date: April 8, 2023
Price: 1,760 Yen

The Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury continues to celebrate its successful first season run with the release of the Jeturk Heavy Machinery developed mobile suit, the Dilanza Sol.

The kit shares some of its molds with the HG 1/144 Dilanza featured with plenty of new parts starting from its newly designed head, to its shoulder shields, and skirt armors. The Dilanza Sol also features a new beam rifle type equipment.

Release Date: April 2023
Price: 1,760 Yen

The Zowort Heavy enters the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury High Grade April 2023 GunPla lineup. The mobile suit features a good amount of weapons and equipment that includes a rifle as its main weapon, and a missile launcher and a beam cannon installed on its backpack! Its beam sabers are found at the back of each forearm when not in use.

The kit is also compatible with the sold separately flight system HG 1/144 Tickbalang.

Full Mechanics 1/100 Aerial Gundam
Release Date: April 22, 2023
Price: 4,180 Yen

The FM 1/100 GunPla series added the Gundam Aerial from the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury series. Offering great amount of articulation and detailing that it almost lining up with the Master Grade series.

SD Gundam Cross Silhouette (SDCS) Tornado Gundam
Release Date: April 22, 2023
Price: 1,760 Yen

The Tornado Gundam from the SNES game SD Gundam GX, and Generation Genesis for Nintendo Switch game was announced to join the SDCS GunPla series!
The kit can be expanded with the Cross Silhouette frame included in the kit to extend its height and to give it a slightly different proportion.

1/1 scale GunPla-Kun DX Set (With Runner Ver. RECREATION PARTS)
Release Date: April 29, 2023
Price: 1,100 Yen

The very adorable RX-78-2 Gundam (GunPla-Kun) is your companion to GunPla building! Bandai Spirits have announced a regular retail kit version of the 1/1 scale GunPla-kun in a deluxe set that comes with GunPla-kun's accessories which include a beam rifle, beam saber, and a shield.
The kit is possible to be converted into GunPla-kun's runner version by displaying each part on a runner-like display base.
The set is also provided with multiple colored parts for better color separation. Tools are also not required to build this kit!
The kit uses LIMEX (calcium carbonate + polypropylene) as its main raw material instead of the petroleum-derived plastics that they were using in the past, and for the first time in full color. With this material, it is now possible to reduce the ratio of petroleum-derived plastics in products to 50% or less on a weight basis.

Release Date: April 29, 2023
Price: 7,150 Yen

Celebrating the Master Grade Ver. Ka’s 20th anniversary is the release of the most anticipated and latest Katoki Hajime’s entry to the signature lineup! The MSZ-006 Zeta Gundam joins the line with new designs and proportions accurate to Katoki’s blueprints by also being faithful to the anime's design. The kit, of course, won’t be completed without the Katoki Hajime's personal designed decals!


P-Bandai: MG 1/100 Gunner Wizard/Slash Wizard/Blaze Wizard Set
Release Date: April 2023
Price: 3,850 Yen

Premium Bandai has finally announced a separate expansion kit for the to create numerous Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny variants!

P-Bandai: HGAC 1/144 Vayeate Suivant & Mercurius Suivant Set
Release Date: April 2023
Price: 5,060 Yen

The Mobile Report Gundam Wing Dual Story G-Unit Re:Operation continues its GunPla project with the announcement of the Vayeate Suivant & Mercurius Suivant in one HG After Colony 1/144 GunPla set!

The kit is provided with completely new molded parts compare to its HGAC Vayeate and Mercurius counterparts, which also makes each models slightly bigger. And of course the kit comes with newly molded equipment parts to welcome each variations!

P-Bandai: RG 1/144 Destiny Impulse Gundam
Release Date: April 2023
Price: 4,730 Yen

The Destiny Impulse Gundam from the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny MSV joins the Real Grade GunPla series. The kit shares the same molds with the RG 1/144 Impulse Gundam, provided with newly molded parts for its Destiny Silhouette set.

In addition to the newly molded backpack, its main body are produced with colors that match the MSV's Unit 1 image.

P-Bandai: MG 1/100 Gundam Astray Out Frame D
Release Date: April 2023
Price: 6,380 Yen

A non-standard Mobile Suit rushes through the battlefield!
From the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Astray, Gundam Astray Outframe D enters the Master Grade series! The kit shares some of its molds with the MG 1/100 Testament Gundam provided with parts unique to the Out Frame D.

The iconic Gun Camera, beam rifle, and back joint are of course, included in this Premium Bandai model kit. Special parts to accommodate some expansion sets are also included in the kit.

P-Bandai: HG 1/144 High Mobility Surface Type Zaku (Egba Custom)
Release Date: April 2023
Price: 2,970 Yen

Premium Bandai has finally announced the first entry to the Southern Cross Corps' High Mobility Surface Type Zaku series!
Egba Atler's High Mobility Surface Type Zaku enters the High Grade GunPla lineup featuring newly molded parts which is of course faithful to the Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island film. The kit also shares some of its molds from the HG Gundam The Origin Zaku model kits added newly designed armors for its legs and spike for its shoulder shield.


P-Bandai: HGUC 1/144 RX-78-02 Gundam (Cucuruz Doan's Island Ver.) [REISSUE]
Release Date: April 2023
Price: 2,530 Yen

To celebrate the screening of the Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island movie on June 3rd, 2022, Premium Bandai announces the release of the RX-78-02 Gundam in the HG Universal Century GunPla lineup.

The kit is molded in similar colors faithful to the movie version while sharing the same molds with the Gundam The Origin version of the RX-78-02 Gundam. The kit also features a newly designed water slide decal sheet to detail the kit.

The kit is packed in a full colored box art celebrating the release of the movie.

P-Bandai: HGUC 1/144 Doan's Zaku [REISSUE]
Release Date: April 2023
Price: 2,200 Yen

As announced during the reveal of the Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island March 9, 2022 teaser trailer, and also to celebrate the Zaku day - Premium Bandai announces the release of the Zaku II that Doan will be using in the movie in the HGUC GunPla series lineup.

The kit is provided with newly molded parts portraying damaged armor plates of the Zaku, that is faithful to its movie version, including a newly molded head piece. Some of the inner joints and parts of this kit were shared from the Gundam THE ORIGIN Zaku II.

The kit is also completed with a heat axe as its main weapon and a newly designed water slide decal sheet exclusive for Doan's Zaku.


RG 1/144 MSN-04FF Sazabi (Gundam SIDE-F ver.)
Release Date: April 22, 2023
Price: 8,580 Yen

To celebrate the 1st anniversary of Gundam SIDE-F facility, Bandai Spirits announces a limited and exclusive Real Grade version of the MSN-04 Sazabi SIDE-F version that appeared in the special production video of the life-size RX-93ff nu Gundam!

The significant "double horn funnel" which is the biggest feature of the Side-F version of the Sazabi has been molded for the first time. The new double horn funnel can be detached from its backpack and act as either a pair of huge saber type or beam cannon weapons - provided with effect parts in the kit.

Match this kit with the RG 1/144 RX-93FF nu Gundam.


HGUC 1/144 Gryphios War Set [Special Color]

Release Date: April 22, 2023
Price: 9,900 Yen

The Gundam Base has announced on April 7th that it will release a special color version of the Gryph War set featuring the HGUC 1/144 models of Zeta Gundam [UC.0088] ver. which was released as a Premium Bandai kit in 2018, the HGUC 1/144 Gundam Mk-II AEUG REVIVE, and the HGUC 1/144 Hyaku Shiki REVIVE.
The set also include a triple action base and a water slide decal sheet specifically made for this Gundam Base exclusive kit.

Entry Grade 1/144 RX-93 nu Gundam [Painting Model Ver.]
The Gundam Base Limited
Release Date: April 22, 2023
Price: 1,100 Yen

Gundam Base Japan has added the entry-grade Nu Gundam to their "painting model" GunPla series! This kit offers an all white color for its main parts to give the model builder a clean canvas.

"Painting Model" series is launched with the intention of inspiring more GunPla modelers to paint their Gundam models using popular brands of paint and of course using the Gundam marker with the airbrush kit. Though these kits are only available in Gundam Base facilities.


The most anticipated McDonald's fast food chain collaboration with Bandai Namco's Gundam has finally launched in China, today, April 26, 2023. The special event will last until May 23rd across 50 McDonald's restaurants in Mainland China.

Release Date: April 26, 2023 ~ May 23, 2023 [while supplies last]
Price:129 Chinese yuan (19 USD) [redemption rules applied]

In more than half a century since its birth, Big Mac has endeared itself to fans around the world with delicious, quality ingredients. Not long ago, this classic product got a new update. The newly updated Big Mac not only continues the high-quality ingredients, classic placement and unique Big Mac sauce, but also optimizes the cooking process and flavor of the product, fully unleashing the flavor of 100% pure beef flavor, so customers can taste a fluffier, richer and more delicious Big Mac!

"Our vision at is to be the premier online destination for Gundam and GunPla enthusiasts worldwide. We aim to foster a vibrant, inclusive community where hobbyists of all skill levels can connect, share, and grow. By offering a platform for sharing tips, techniques, and creative builds, we strive to celebrate the artistry and innovation inherent in GunPla building. Our commitment is to provide a space that not only showcases the world’s greatest hobby but also inspires and supports the next generation of modelers in their GunPla journey."

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