HGUC 1/144 GM, GM II, GM III [The Gundam Base] GunPla Set - Release Info

The Gundam Base Japan has announced that they are going to release an HGUC 1/144 GM set which include the RGM-79 GM, RMS-179 GM II, and RGM-86R GM III to commemorate the first 3 Gundam anime franchises. 

The kit will be available in all Gundam Base Japan retail stores from June 10th, 2023 for 4,730 Yen while supplies last.

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As revealed in the 61st Shizuoka Hobby Show on May 10th, the kit will be packed with a water slide decal sheet exclusive for the set.

HGUC 1/144 RGM-79 GM

Based on the very first appearance of the mobile suit in the 1979s Mobile Suit Gundam anime series. The kit was first released in 2001. It was also reproduced in a few limited edition kits including HGUC RGM-79 GM (Gundam The Ride -A Baoa Qu-), and HGUC GM & Guncannon Mass Production Type (White Dingo Team).

Its main equipment is a shield and a beam spray gun. It is also equipped with one beam saber placed on its backpack unit when not in use.

HGUC 1/144 RMS-179 GM II

The HGUC GM II was first released in October 2011 featuring its color scheme based on the 1985 Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam anime series. It was also released in a few different color schemes exclusive in Premium Bandai release including the HGUC GM II [AEUG] colors from the same Zeta anime series, the HGUC GM II [Desert Colors], and the HGUC 1/144 GM II Semi-Striker which utilizes some of its molds from Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn OVA series.

It is equipped with a beam rifle, a shield, and a beam saber holstered on its backpack.


The HGUC GM III was first released in July 2011 featuring its color scheme based on the 1986 Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ anime series. The kit is equipped with Medium and Large Missile Pods which can be optionally removed to create different GM III variants.

The kit shares some of its molds from the GM I. It also appeared in different variants including HGUC RGM-86R GM III (Desert Color Ver.) from the Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn OVA series, HGBD RGM-86RBM GM III Beam Master from the Gundam Build Divers anime series.

Its main equipment include a beam rifle, a shield, and a pair beam sabers staged on its backpack.


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