The Gunpla Expo World Tour has already kicked off in Japan and the event has surely riled up gunpla fans worldwide with a few of their upcoming HG, RG and MG announcements.

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A line art has been seen in the halls of Akihabara UDX and it announces the latest member of Bandai’s 1/144 scale Real Grade (RG) line, The Gundam Exia. This gunpla from Mobile Suit Gundam 00 is scheduled for release April 2014.

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The gunpla featured in the Gundam Build Fighters anime may be 1/144 HG but that did not stop bandai from releasing 1/100 scale Master Grade (MG) versions of the Build Strike Gundam Full Package, the Build Gundam Mk-II and the Gundam Astray Sengoku. The Build Strike is slated for release January 2014 while the Sengoku Astray and the Build Gundam Mk-II are scheduled for release February 2014.

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Speaking of Master Grades, the highly anticipated MG version of the Gundam X has finally been displayed in full color. More details about the kit can be viewed through this link.

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Prehaps one of the biggest announcements for Bandai’s MG line is the announcement of the MG Turn-X from Mobile Suit Turn A Gundam. Like the Turn A Gundam, the Turn X is also designed by Syd Mead who is responsible for several mechanical designs for Hollywood movies like Aliens and Blade Runner. It is scheduled for release June 2014.

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The 1/144 HG line were also displayed and a few new additions to their ranks have been announced like the HG version of the civilization-destroying Turn A Gundam which is scheduled for release April 2014 for 1,470 yen.

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This 1/144 HGBF Kaempher Amazing is scheduled for release January 2014.

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While the HGBF 1/144 GM Sniper K9 is slated for release February 2014 for 1,500 yen.

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Also scheduled for release February 2014 is the HG 1/144 Qubeley Papillion. It will be sold for 1,990 yen.

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The HGUC 1/144 RX-0 Full Armor Unicorn Gundam (Destroy Mode) from Gundam UC

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HGUC 1/144 RX-0 Full Armor Unicorn Gundam (Destroy Mode)

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Other HGUC kits from the Gundam UC series have also been announced.

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One of the biggest announcements from the expo is that Bandai will be launching a brand new Gunpla project for Mobile Suit Gundam’s 25th anniversary. No details have been added yet.

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The Gunpla Expo World Tour kicked off earlier today, November 21 and ends November 24, 2013. It is currently being held at Akihabara UDX.

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