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Scenes from a timeless masterpiece,
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
recreated with Gunpla!

HJ MECHANICS - Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack

Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack, an original theatrical film released in 1988, depicts the final battle between Amuro Ray and Char Aznable. It’s a timeless masterpiece, and fans still love it even 33 years later.
In this landmark 10th issue of H J Mechanics, we’ll look back on the mechs in this anime through their 3D models, which include new Gunpla and full-scratch models as they convey the appeal of Char’s Counterattack in every detail!


Enjoy custom kits based on the movie's setting from professional modelers!

Enjoy custom kits based on the movie's setting from professional modelers!
In this special feature, we look back at the era of Char's rebellion and explore the history of mobile suit design. Check out the memorable scenes from the movie, recreated with custom kits and dioramas from professional modelers. See the epic battle between Amuro and Char on the Axis Can, now in 3D! We also show you a variety of custom kits such as ν Gundam, Sazabi, Jagd Doga and many more!

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Special Feature: Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack
・The era of Char's Counterattack was a watershed moment in MS development. (Text by Hiroyuki Kawai)
・RX-93 ν Gundam (Modeling by NAOKI)
・RGZ-91 Re-GZ (Modeling by Naoki Kimura)
・RGM-89 Jegan (Modeling by KENTARO)
・MSN-04 Sazabi (Modeling by Kei☆Tadano)
・AMS-119 Geara Doga (Modeling by Kei Shimizu)
・AMS-119 Geara Doga (Rezin Schnyder Custom) (Modeling by Kojima Daitaicho)
・MSN-03 Jagd Doga (Gyunei Guss Custom) (Modeling by Einosuke shodai HINO)
・MSN-03 Jagd Doga (Quess Air Custom) (Modeling by Meister Sekita)
・Hobby Hizack (Modeling by Keita Yagyu)
・NZ-333 α Azieru (Modeling by Kazuhisa Tamura)
・Ra Cailum Modeling by Einosuke Shodai HINO)
・The Final Showdown! ν Gundam vs Sazabi (Modeling by Katsunari Kakuda)
・Axis Shock (Diorama Modeling by Katsunari Tsunoda)
・RX-03 ν Gundam (Modeling by Ryuji HIrose (Orign CLUBM))
・RGM-86R GM III (Modeling by Yoshitaka Chotoku)

・Nobuyuki Sakurai’s 2-day Weekend Can Get You Here!
・The Lives of Mechanical Designers / Yasuhiro Nitta
・Give Me a Real Midnight Snack
・Small talk about models disguised as Editor's Notes

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