Bandai Namco’s hobby business subsidiary, Bandai Spirits has released product information for the Premium Bandai release of White Rider, Black Rider and Efreet Jaeger appearing in the High Grade Universal Century line of Gundam model kits.
All three mobile suits appear in the Mobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation: Code Fairy video game, designed by Kyoshi Takigawa.
The first prototype of the Pale Rider Project.￼
The base of the mobile suit is the RX-80, which is the common body type of the Pale Rider series. White Rider is equipped with a prototype system of HADES, called ZEUS. Unable to downsize the system, it has an unique design that looks as if it’s wearing a crown. The mobile suit is fielded by the Black Dog squadron.
- ZEUS state stickers
- Emblem stickers
- Prototype Shekinah
- Heat Rapier
The HGUC 1/144 RX-80WR White Rider is priced at 2,420 yen with a February 2022 release date.
The third prototype of the Pale Rider Project.
Black Rider is equipped with the THEMIS system, another prototype version of HADES. On its back is a prototype tactical unit called “steelyard” that’s shaped like a balance, making it an experimental tactical mobile suit that dominates the battlefield through advanced electronic warfare. The mobile suit is fielded by the Black Dog squadron.
- THEMIS state stickers
- Emblem stickers
- Rail Cannon
- Heat Knife
- Stun Anchor
The HGUC RX-80BR Black Rider is priced at 2,420 yen with a February 2022 release date.
One of the Principality of Zeon prototypes produced in small quantities as a ground type mobile suit, positioned between the Gouf and Dom. This version has been customized for Noisy Fairy member Helena Hegel.
- Unit emblem stickers
- Sniper Rifle
- Heat Knife
The HGUC 1/144 MS-08TX[NF] Efreet Jaeger is priced at 2,640 yen with a February 2022 release date.
Released to Sony Interactive Entertainment’s PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles, Code Fairy was first announced last October by Bandai Namco Entertainment as the fourth installment to theirMobile Suit Gundam Battle Operation video game series.
Code Fairy tells an original story surrounding the “Noisy Fairy” – a secret unit led by pilot cadet Alma Stilner and under the direct control of Kycilia Zabi of the Principality of Zeon. During the “One Year War,” the unit struggles to break through into the continent of North America which is where the game’s story picks up. Code Fairy is said to be a tale of unbreakable bonds formed in the midst of the brutality of war.
Possessing the same battle system as Mobile Suit Gundam: Battle Operation 2, the story of the game consists of fifteen episodes divided into three volumes; which released November 5, November 19, and December 3.
Masayoshi Tanaka(Anohana, Darling in the FRANXX) serves as character designer for the game, with Kyoshi Takigawa on mechanical designs, and Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative’s Toshikazu Yoshizawa directs the project as well as animation direction and storyboards. Popular anisong artist Maon Kurosaki performs the game’s theme songs “Fly high the ’Fairy’” and “Lights.”.
- Ayane Sakura as Alma Stirner
- Yō Taichi as Helena Hegel
- Hiyori Kono as Mia Brinkmann
- Kana Ueda as Killy Garrett
- Nao Fujita as Irmela Gruber
- Aya Uchida as Barbara Hahil
- Sumire Uesaka as Lilith Aidan
Source: Premium Bandai (1), (2), (3)