Organisers for Gundam Docks at Singapore announced Singapore’s very own SG50 limited edition Gundam model kits today. To be launched and available only during the exhibition, the exclusive Gundam model kit is designed by the legendary mechanic designer Kunio Okawara, who has designed some of the Gundam mechanics as well. Sales of the SG50 Gundam model kit starts on 4 June, as part of the the Gundam Docks at Singapore exhibition which runs from 4 – 28 June.
In celebration of Singapore’s 50th Birthday, Bandai Namco Asia has collaborated with acclaimed mechanic designer Kunio Okawara to create Singapore’s only SG50 Gundam Model Kit. The HG RX-78-2 GUNDAM Ver. SG50 will be available for sale at Takashimaya Square. In addition to the model kit, related SG50 Gundam merchandise will be available during the exhibition. Pricing will be announced closer to date. Fans who purchase the SG50 GUNDAM Model Kit will stand a chance to get an autograph from Kunio Okawara himself at an autograph session on 6 June, 3pm at Takashimaya.
Said Kunio Okawara, “It is such an honour to be able to design this special Gundam in celebration of Singapore’s 50th anniversary. This design is inspired by the red and white colours of Singapore’s national flag, and my impressions towards the beauty and cleanliness of the country. I hope everyone likes this, and it would be my great pleasure”.
Gundam Docks at Singapore is held in celebration of the 35th anniversary of GUNDAM model kit and in conjunction with Singapore’s Golden Jubilee. It is presented by Bandai Namco Asia, one of the leading toy makers and arcade, mobile and home video game publishers in Japan, and Takashimaya Department Store. Admission for the exhibition is free, and the ex-hibition will open from 10am to 9.30pm daily. For more updates and details on the exhibition, please check out www.gundamdocks.sg.