Spotlighting the intense duel battle scenes!
GUNDAM FORWARD - Mobile Suit Gundam: the Witch from Mercury Alea jacta est
In this edition, we delve into the thrilling duel scenes of Mobile Suit Gundam: the Witch from Mercury. As a publication that keeps you on the pulse of all things Gundam, this issue of Gundam Forward brings you the hottest news from the Gundam universe and tips on Gunpla modeling from the pros. Our special feature is dedicated to Mobile Suit Gundam: the Witch from Mercury, which aired its thrilling finale on July 2, 2023. We've centered this issue around Duels and have included Gunpla models of the Gundam Aerial and mobile suits from the three houses featured in the anime. We kick off this edition with a sneak peek at the eagerly-awaited movie, Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM.
Insights into the mech design
In this special edition, we dive deep into the mobile suit designs featured in Mobile Suit Gundam: the Witch from Mercury. We've got exclusive interviews with the mechanical design team who share their creative process and inspiration behind crafting these unique mechas. We also offer an in-depth exploration of the key duel scenes from the anime with custom-built mobile suits. We've included behind-the-scenes photos which reveal the intricate techniques and modifications that were employed to deliver heightened realism.
Table of Contents
・Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM
・Gundam Build Metaverse
MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM: THE WITCH FROM MERCURY ALEA JACTA EST
・Story review of the Mobile Suit Gundam: the Witch from Mercury Season 2!
・Interview with Kanetake Ebikawa (Mechanical Design)
・Interview with Kou Inada (Mechanical Design)
・Interview with Ippei Gyoubu (Mechanical Design)
・Interview with Kenji Teraoka (Mechanical Design)
・Interview with Takayuki Yanase (Mechanical Design)
・Event report: An all-star cast of voice actors and artists assembled!
・MD-0064 Darilbalde (Modeling by kaine (firstAge))
・XVX-016 Gundam Aerial (with the Mirasoul Flight Unit) (Modeling by ARUE)
・FP/A-77 Gundam Pharact (Modeling by Naoki Kimura)
・XVX-016 Gundam Aerial Permet Score Six (Modeling by emeth@ifrit)
・CFK-029 Michaelis (Modeling by marion)
・XVX-016RN Gundam Aerial Rebuild (Modeling by TONKA)
・X-EX-01 Gundam Calibarn (Modeling by nikh)
・XGF-02 Gundam Lfrith (Modeling by Yasutaka Tanaka)
・Sayaka Mizuno’s Mobile Sweets Introduction
・Living a Laid-back Modeling Life
・GUNDAM FIGURE REVIEW
・A Gundam Geek Model in Gundam Base Tokyo