Bandai Spirits has recently announced the Premium Bandai release of the XM-X1 Crossbone Gundam X-1 Full Cloth and Dictus to the High Grade Universal Century line of Gundam model kits. Both mobile suits were featured in the Yuuichi Hasegawa 2006 manga series, Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Steel 7.
The XM-X1 Crossbone Gundam X-1 Full Cloth is piloted by Tobia Arronax in the series.
The model kit features a variety of equipment and armaments reproduced with color molding that match the original manga. The Skull Head Units mounted on each shoulder can be removed and installed on the arms.
The model kit includes the following armaments: Peacock Smasher, Muramasa Blaster, Scissor Anchor, Screw Whip, Skull Head, Heat Dagger, Beam Zanber, Beam Saber, Brand Marker/Beam Shield.
The HGUC Crossbone Gundam X-1 Full Cloth is priced at 2,530 yen with an August 2020 release date.
In the manga series, Dictus is piloted by Jupiter Empire President, Callisto’s Light. This mobile suit consists of two parts, Jurisdis Sinistra Dictus and Libertas Dextra Dictus, co piloted by Callisto’s bio-clone, Callisto’s Shadow.
The model kit was produced with a completely new mold to create its unique asymmetric shape. Its white and deep purple body was made using color molds and a gloss injection for its glossy surface. The model kit is capable of transforming into its “Hand” Mobile Armor form.
The model kit will include clear, yellow and green beam effect parts, and a Beam Ax as accessories.
The HGUC Dictus(Callisto’s Light Mobile Suit) is priced at 3,960 yen with an August 2022 release date.
Premium Bandai will also be re-releasing the HGUC Crossbone Gundam X-1 Kai, Crossbone Gundam X-2 Kai, and Crossbone Gundam X-3 Kai, all priced at 2,200 yen for an August 2020 release date.