Bandai Namco’s hobby business subsidiary, Bandai Spirits has announced the Premium Bandai release of the RGM-79S GM Spartan appearing in the High Grade Universal Century line of Gundam model kits.
Originally designed by Hitoshi Fukuchi, the RGM-79S GM Spartan is a ground-use mobile suit designed for combat in the jungles of subtropical regions. The mobile suit was first featured in the June 1989 issue of Monthly Bandai Making Journal for the designer’s self titled “Fukuchi Mobile Suit Station” design series. Two custom versions of the GM Spartan appear in the 2021 Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation: Code Fairy video game, a Black Dog Team version and a heavily modified “RG” version piloted by Renato Germi.
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The HGUC 1/144 GM Spartan is priced at 2,420 yen with a December 2022 release date through Premium Bandai.
Source: Premium Bandai