Photo credit: Poot Prop
In the anime / manga world, RX-78-2 Gundam is a fictional mecha robot and a prototype weapon for the Earth Federation when it falls into the hands of Amuro Ray, who goes pilots it in the war against the Principality of Zeon. Thailand-based prop maker Poot Padee may not have created the entire suit, but his Gundam-inspired face mask will definitely make you look twice. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Officially called the SINANJU GUNDAM RANGER mask, it’s made completely by hand from resin and fiberglass. Each 25x23x17 cm mask comes equipped with a head strap and a single working LED eye light. They haven’t yet hit stores, but Poot Padee is offering a pre-order at $249 USD. One caveat: it’s limited to just 10-pieces, since each one takes months to make. For those who are lucky enough to order one, expect a delivery date 5-6 month in the future.
- The pistons on the shoulders reproduces the mechanical structure The allows for additional movement.
- The Barbatos mace also features It's hidden slide gimmick for the tip.
- A spinning gimmich is installed for the mobile suit's ahab reactor.
- Only product with affixed official Bluefin and Bandai Namco label has been thoroughly tested for safety and meets all North American consumer product safety regulations and entitles the purchaser to product support assistance