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Soul of Chogokin Gunbuster Gokin Color Ver. updated

Welcome back! Bandai is re-issuing their Soul of Chogokin Gunbuster with a new "alloy" paint scheme. The SOC of this popular 80's super robot is loaded with diecast and can split apart into the two Buster Machines. It also comes with a large display stand based on the launch platform from the anime. Scheduled for release in September 2015 for 22,000 yen (without tax).

Bluefin Tamashii will be releasing this figure in the United States: 

"Tamashii Nations literally “aimed for the top” with this next edition to the timeless Soul of Chogokin line. Introducing Soul of Chogokin Gun Buster Gokin Color Ver.! Gun Buster is a classic favorite among fans and appears this time in a stunning coloration concept authentic to the original anime. The body has an additional hint of purple that adds depth to the shadows, while the red highlights on the chest and orange lines along the body get a lavish metallic finish. You can pose the dignified Gun Buster standing atop his special SOC display stage. This stunning set also includes Buster Machines 1 and 2, interchangeable hands (x11), and accessory parts. " Coming October 2015 for $184.99.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted 2 May, 2015 - 07:53 by VF5SS

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5 comments posted
Ahhh shit

I've got the original, surely I don't need this repaint?

...right?

stubbietubbie's picture
Posted by stubbietubbie on 24 April, 2015 - 11:10
That depends entirely on

That depends entirely on whether you consider buying the same mold twice just because of different paintjob worth another 200~ dollars.

Tetsuryu's picture
Posted by Tetsuryu on 25 April, 2015 - 21:10
Sure

Of course you don’t need the repaint, but you might regret not buying it when you had the chance.

That's the hard life of a toy collector.

mikespiegel's picture
Posted by mikespiegel on 24 April, 2015 - 21:09
Bandai continues to impress with these paint jobs

Sucked me in with all the 40th repaints and the SRC Mazinger with the metal finish looks great too. Now this.

TattooedRobot's picture
Posted by TattooedRobot on 2 May, 2015 - 09:44
Well I saw someone remarking

Well I saw someone remarking how the posable hands on their GX-34 were broken the other day and decided to look at my own...and what do ya know, every single knuckle on the right hand is cracked to some degree. Gah!

It's just as bad as Ideon's shoulders!

Tetsuryu's picture
Posted by Tetsuryu on 11 May, 2015 - 17:05
 
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