Anime/tokusatsu themed apparel brand Bandai Fashion Collection has announced the Premium Bandai release of a clear acrylic logo display for the Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket series.
Acrylic Logo Display EX is a series of decorative logos from various franchises such as Gundam, Kamen Rider, Ultraman and Godzilla. The acrylic standees are approximately 10 mm thick with a machined surface, which gives it a bold presence and a sense of luxury.
Acrylic Logo Display EX: Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket (Big) is priced at 1,650 yen with an October 2021 release date.
Credited as the first Gundam original video animation(OVA) series, beginning release on March 29, 1989 to VHS and Laser Disc, Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Gundam franchise.
The six episode series was directed by Fumihiko Takayama and scripted by Gainax’s Hiroyuki Yamaga, with mechanical and character designs by Yutaka Izubuchi and Haruhiko Mikimoto respectively. The story takes place in the neutral colony Side 6 and follows Alfred Izuruha, a young boy with a fanciful view of the One Year War, as he gets embroiled in a covert Zeon military operation to destroy the experimental RX-78NT-1 Gundam “Alex” that is being housed on the colony by the Earth Federation.
Source: Premium Bandai