Initially announced on August 24, Bandai Namco’s hobby business subsidiary, Bandai Spirits has released more product information for the RGM-79 GM(Sleggar Use) appearing in the High Grade Universal Century line of Gundam model kits.
This RGM-79 GM is piloted by White Base crew member Lieutenant Sleggar Law in the Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island film. The mechanical design team for the film consisted of renowned designers, Kunio Okawara, Hajime Katoki, and Kimitoshi Yamane.
Cucuruz Doan’s Island is a new anime film directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, the character designer and chief animation director of the original 1979 Mobile Suit Gundam series, as well as chief director of the 2015-2018 Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin series. The film is a remake and new perspective on the fifteenth episode of the same name from the original series. Since its release on June 3, 2022, the film has grossed 1.08 billion yen with 550,000 attendees.
The RGM-79 GM was developed based on the data from the RX-78-2 Gundam, this model kit was reproduced with completely new molding in rich detail. Sleggar’s impressive personal custom colors have been faithfully recreated using color molds.
- Beam Spray Gun(Early Type)
- Beam Rifle
- Beam Saber
- Water-transfer decals
The HGUC 1/144 GM(Sleggar Use) is priced at 2,090 yen with a November 2022 release date from Premium Bandai.
Source: Premium Bandai