Gundam Hits New Gunpla Sales Record for the Year

Anime has noticed numerous products launched for its many franchises through the years, with the Mobile Suit Gundam collection having probably the most notable by the use of its Gundam Plastic Models. Selling masses of thousands and thousands of Gunplas over the a long time following the collection premiere within the Seventies, it sort of feels that Bandai Namco has an overly spectacular 12 months when it got here to gross sales of those collectible figurines. With a brand new collection and picture at the means for the anime franchise, it sort of feels just like the mech franchise would possibly have some extra file shattering moments in its long term.     

The first Gundam Plastic Model arrived in 1980, promoting for a measly 3 greenbacks and giving enthusiasts a brand new style to gather that depicted the primary mech go well with of the anime collection. Since this preliminary product, Gunplas have bought masses of thousands and thousands of various fashions all the way through the a long time, most often giving enthusiasts contemporary takes on already established Gundam fits whilst additionally frequently taking the chance to create fashions that have not seemed in an anime collection sooner than. With the coronavirus pandemic having numerous folks staying at house within the face of the virus, the gross sales of Gunplas has long past up in reaction, and it sort of feels that this development is constant.

For 2021, Gunplas bought ten % extra over the former 12 months’s totals, with April to December 2021 seeing an building up of round 9.7% and netting Bandai Namco over $290 Million USD. So in call for have been Gunplas in 2020, that Bandai Namco used a brand new facility to proceed manufacturing within the face of occasions such because the collection fortieth anniversary and the approaching live-action Gundam film this is within the works at Netflix. With masses extra Gundam collection and films within the works, we doubt Bandai Namco will forestall manufacturing of those plastic fashions any time quickly.

One of the most important recreations of Gundam’s mech go well with is the “Walking Gundam” in Japan, which has the facility to take numerous steps throughout a dock and being a life-sized model of, arguably, anime’s maximum well known mech go well with. Set to proceed strolling into 2023, it’s going to be attention-grabbing to peer if any life-sized statues from Mobile Suit Gundam are erected.


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