UNIQLO to Launch Gundam Model 40th Anniversary UT Collection

UNIQLO Original Video Released Ahead of the Highly Anticipated Launch

UNIQLO, the Japanese global apparel retailer, catch the Gundam Model 40th Anniversary UT collection soon at all UNIQLO stores in the Philippines. This collaboration with UT celebrates the 40th anniversary of the launch of plastic models of figures from the Mobile Suit Gundam series. The models, known as “Gunpla,” a portmanteau of Gundam Plastic Model, are beloved by fans across generations. 

The Gundam Model 40th Anniversary UT collection features an assortment of popular Gundam plastic model motifs from across the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, including RX-78-2 Gundam, Nu Gundam, Zeta Gundam, and Strike Freedom Gundam. The collection includes designs unique to UT, such as a print of the Earth Federation Space Force engraved on the mobile suits, and a design using the injection molding runner from the first Gundam. The lineup is sure to delight fans who are immediately excited by scenes from the series.

Overview of Gundam Model 40th Anniversary UT
Items: MEN’s T-shirts 8 items PHP 790 
Store availability: All UNIQLO stores
Novelty items:

Promo Mechanics
  • For every single-receipt transaction purchase of two (2) GUNPLA 40th Anniversary UTs, customers will get one (1) of the Gundam Plastic Models. 
  • Promo Duration: June 8-14, 2020
  • Store availability and Novelty allocation: Uniqlo Manila Global Flagship Store (Glorietta 5), Uniqlo Megamall, Uniqlo Mall of Asia
  • UT page link: https://www.uniqlo.com/ph/product/men/collection/ut 

Gundam Model 40th Anniversary UT Lineup

The Fin Funnel characteristic of v-Gundam (Nu Gundam) is printed on the back. Also noteworthy is Amuro’s personal emblem and Gundam in the plastic model design drawing.

The illustration printed on the Unicorn Gundam plastic model packaging has been arranged to resemble a photo T-shirt. The lettering is also taken from the model package design.

The Strike Freedom Gundam that appears in Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny is rendered in a line drawing of its signature pose with wings outstretched.

This design uses the injection molding runner from the first Gundam. A silhouette of a Gundam face has been recreated with embroidery and the Gundam model brand name tag logo casually adorns the sleeve

The Zaku II name is printed on the front in a logo T-shirt design. The back print is a pattern motif of the Zaku plastic model design drawing, evoking images of mass production at a factory.

The Qubeley that appears in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam is portrayed in a striking silhouette. The design features a beam emerging from the back funnel, as well as exhaust ports and lamps on the sleeves.
The Hyaku-Shiki that appears in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam features as a silhouette. The “hyaku” character engraved on the shoulder of the mobile suit adorns both sleeves, and the shirt is the same body color as Hyaku-Shiki.

Char Aznable’s last mobile suit Sazabi is used in a bold print design on the back. Details include the symbol used by the reborn Neo Zeon forces engraved on the mobile suits, as well as Char’s personal emblem.

Two types of Gundam plastic models as special gifts for UT buyers
Customers who purchase two Gunpla UT items will receive one of two original Gundam plastic models—Gundam and Zaku plastic models with bodies in UNIQLO’s red and white colors, accented with black for a striking impact. The entire product design is a UNIQLO UT-original limited edition, from the instruction manual to the packaging.

UT Original Gundam Plastics Models “HG Gundam” and “HG Char’s Zaku”

Packaging and model designs subject to copyright: ©SOTSU・SUNRISE

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