Bandai Namco’s hobby business subsidiary, Bandai Spirits has announced the Gundam Side-F limited release of the AMS-119 Geara Doga (Vincent Gleissner Custom) appearing in the High Grade Universal Century line of Gundam model kits.
Originally designed by Yutaka Izubuchi for the Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack film, this AMS-119 Geara Doga is a custom version piloted by Zeon ace pilot Vincent Gleissner. Vincent Gleissner is best known as a protagonist of the 2014 PlayStation 3 Mobile Suit Gundam Side Story: Missing Link game.
During the One Year War, Vincent served as a pilot a part of the Principality of Zeon’s special contingent, the Marchosias Corps, where he was a member of the G Platoon led by Doug Schneid. Piloting a blue MS-06G Zaku II High Mobility Ground Type, Vincent would later adopt blue as his personal colors for his custom MS-14BR Gelgoog High Mobility R Type and AMS-119 Geara Doga.
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack released to theaters in March 1988, directed by Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino, with character designs by Hiroyuki Kitazume, mobile suit designs by Yutaka Izubuchi, and mechanical designs by Yoshinori Sayama and GAINAX. Shigeaki Saegusa returned from Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam and Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ to compose the music. Char’s Counterattack grossed 1.16 billion yen at the box office.
One man against the Earth…
Universal Century 0093. Thirteen years have passed since the events of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series. But the foundations of peace are once again threatened by a new Neo Zeon army led by the notorious Char Aznable! Their ultimate goal is to initiate a nuclear winter upon Earth ushering in a new age of mankind into space. Armed with the state of the art Nu Gundam mobile suit, Amuro Ray and the Federation forces are all that stand against Neo Zeon. Driven by vengeance, duty and love, the final battle between rivals Char Aznable and Amuro Ray is at hand.
This version of the HGUC 1/144 Geara Doga features Vincent Gleissner ‘s signature blue custom colors and includes a variety of weapons such as: commander’s Beam Rifle, Beam Saber, Beam Axe/pick, Sturm Fausts, and folding Shield. The gunpla will also come with original marking stickers.
The HGUC 1/144 The Gundam Side-F Limited Geara Doga(Vincent Gleissner Custom) is priced at 2,420 yen with a January 21, 2023 release date.
Source: The Gundam Base