C3 AFA Tokyo 2017 starts today morning(26 August'17). This is the largest entertainment events that combines characters figures and hobby culture. In Bandai booth, there are a number of new items being displayed, neither under development nor releasing soon items. There are some limited edition Gunpla will be introduced and sell here too. I'll add in more pictures later.
LEGO had announced their coming up new LEGO Winter set - LEGO 10259 Winter Village Station. This set will officially released on 1st Oct'17. This new set comes with 902 pieces including 5 minifigures: a bus driver, barista, grandmother, child and a ticket agent.
It's announced today that the grand opening of the life sized Unicorn Gundam Statue at Diver City Tokyo Plaza is set on 24 September 2017. The statue is named as "RX-0 Unicorn Gundam ver TWC (Tokyo Water Front City).
Bandai opened their biggest Gundam store in Tokyo's Odaiba yesterday (19 August'17). This is the biggest Gundam Store not only in Japan, but in the world I believe. The store is divided into 3 sections:
Shop Zone that sells over 2000 types of Gundam kits and Merchandises as well as 1500 items on displayA Builder's Zone for beginners to build their Gunpla with the guidance from the experts A Factory Zone to show the manufacturing process of the Gundam Model.
Let's see some photos of the store.