Review: 1/144 HGUC RX-0 Unicorn Gundam. Unicorn Mode and NewType-Destroyer

The first kit out of the Gundam Unicorn series, the eponymous Gundam Unicorn was certainly delayed from DABAN’s queue, but here it is.

For some fans of GunPla a series’ story and characters can make and break the appeal of its franchise. Gundam Unicorn was initially released as a Manga series in Japan written by Harutoshi Fukui. Its story and character posed as non-issues in attracting audience, thanks to Hajime Katoki taking point of the mechanical designs. Bandai marketing betted big on the model kits as they launched the Gundam Unicorn line long before the commencement of the OVA in March 12, 2010.

Manufacturer: DABAN MODEL
Scale: 1/144
Grade: High Grade – Universal Century
Origin: Gundam Unicorn
Price: 300php (as of posting).
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The MG Unicorn Ver. Ka was released a bit earlier, attracted a lot of attention brought about the attention to detail it gave (aside from the sheer amount of decals) and its unconventional transformation gimmick. Even though these gimmicks was traded for the limitation of articulation.

Well some of those limitation won’t be felt much in the kit, after all this is just a HGUC release that uses the 2009 HGUC standard. So let’s get it going then.

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