With the release of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury PROLOGUE, Tamashii Nations announced the release of Gundam Aerial for their “Chogokin” line of diecast metal action figures. “Chogokin” is one of Tamashii Nations’s signature brands, utilizing diecast metal for unparalleled weight, sheen, and sheer presence. The products under this line also feature a variety of complex gimmicks.
Designed by mechanical designer JNTHED, the XVX-016 Gundam Aerial is the lead mobile suit piloted by protagonist Suletta Mercury in the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury TV anime.
The Witch from Mercury will be directed by Kiznaiver‘s Hiroshi Koyabashi, and penned by Code Geass scribe, Ichiro Ohkouchi. The tagline of the series is “This witch…rides a Gundam”. The series will broadcast this fall in October 2022 on twenty-eight of MBS and TBS TV networks on their 5pm “Nichigo” anime block, as well as simulcasted internationally.
- Approximately 180mm in size
- Diecast used for joints and gold parts throughout the figure
- LED light-up gimmick built into head
- Exchangeable hands (left and right) x 4
- Beam rifle
- Beam rifle joint
- Beam rifle effect
- Beam saber handle x2
- Beam saber effect x2
- Shield set
- Shield Grip
- Joint parts set
- Head antenna (spare)
- Dedicated pedestal
- Weapon Holder (left and right)
- LR41 x 3 (with test batteries)
The Chogokin Gundam Aerial is priced at 24,200 yen with a January 2023 release date.
Source: Tamashii Nations