BLUEFIN DETAILS ANIME NYC 2019 EVENTS AND SHOW EXCLUSIVE PRODUCTS
Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Mobile Suit Gundam With Special Anime NYC Products, Dragon Ball World Adventure S.H.Figuarts Exclusives, GunPla Builders World Cup And Appearances By Gundam Creator Yoshiyuki Tomino
Anaheim, CA, November 7, 2019 – Bluefin, a Bandai Namco group company and the leading North American distributor of toys, collectibles, and hobby merchandise from Japan and Asia, has detailed a host of show exclusive products and special activities set to take place at Anime NYC 2019. Attendees are invited to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Mobile Suit Gundam with specially branded products and appearances by famed Gundam creator and director, Yoshiyuki Tomino.
Anime NYC 2019 will take place November 15th – 17th at the Javits Convention Center in New York, NY. Full details are available at: http://animenyc.com/.
Bluefin will be located in Booth # 720.
Exclusive Bluefin Products Available at Anime NYC 2019
Stop by the Bluefin Booth #720 for a wide array of exclusive products from Bandai Spirits Hobby and Tamashii Nations.
Gundam 40th Anniversary Hoodie (Sizes M to 2XL) – $60
Gundam 40th Anniversary T-Shirt (Sizes M to 3XL) – $30
Gundam 40th Anniversary Hat – $30
Gundam 40th Anniversary Towel – $15
Bandai Spirits Hobby:
Haro Basic Green (Clear Color Variant) – $8
Momoharo (Clear Color Variant) – $8
SDCS Zaku (Clear Color Variant) – $10
SDCS Zeta Gundam (Clear Color Variant) – $13
HD 00 Sky (Dive Into Dimension Clear Variant) – $18
HG Destiny Gundam (Clear Color Variant) – $25
HG Freedom Gundam vs. Force Impulse Gundam Battle of Destiny Set – $48
RG Sazabi (Clear Color Variant) – $50
MG ZZ Gundam (Clear Color Variant) – $70
MG Tallgeese II (Special Coating Variant) – $80
MG Zaku II High Mobility Type “Psycho Zaku” (Half Mechanical Clear) – $100
Catch a variety of exclusives from the Dragon Ball World Adventure available for purchase. The booth also will showcase and offer for purchase a wide variety of other Tamashii Nations’ items from Gundam, Star Wars, Marvel and more.
Metal Build – Strike Freedom Gundam Soul Blue Version · MSRP: $270
Dragon Ball World Adventure Exclusives:
S.H.Figuarts GOKU BLACK SUPER SAIYAN ROSE Event Exclusive Color Edition – $75
S.H.Figuarts GOLDEN FRIEZA Event Exclusive Color Edition – $65
S.H.Figuarts ULTIMATE SON GOHAN Event Exclusive Color Edition – $55
S.H.Figuarts SON GOKU KID Event Exclusive Color Edition – $55
Anime NYC 2019 Bluefin / Bandai Show Activities
2019 GunPla Builder’s World Cup
Anime NYC 2019 will host the Northeast U.S. Regional Qualifier for Bandai’s 2019 GunPla Builder’s World Cup. The contest is a yearly event held amongst modelers to show off their completed Gundam models. Top modelers from the U.S. as well as Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Australia, Italy, France, Vietnam, and Canada battle it out for the title of GunPla World Cup Champion. Contest categories include Best Universal Century Model, Best Alternate Universe, Best Super Deformed (SD), and Best Factory Finish. Models are judged on painting, craftsmanship, and overall concept. The winning U.S. representative will go on to compete against winning modelers from other countries in the Final Round to held in Japan on December 9th.
Gundam Creator Yoshiyuki Tomino
Famed Mobile Suit Gundam creator and director, Yoshiyuki Tomino, will attend Anime NYC as an Official Guest to mark the 40th anniversary of his landmark property. He will participate in several panels and autograph sessions. Please visit http://animenyc.com/autographs2019/ for information on the signing sessions. Yoshiyuki Tomino will only autograph official Gundam products for series he personally worked on, including the original Mobile Suit Gundam anime series and the new Gundam Reconquista in G (G-Reco) movie that will premiere at Anime NYC.
U.S. Premiere of Gundam Reconquista in G Anime Film
Attendees are invited to attend the U.S. Premiere of Gundam Reconquista in G. The screening will be held on Saturday, November 16th at 6:30pm in Room 1E13, immediately following the GunPla Builders World Cup official panel.
Bluefin is a leading master and channel distributor of Japanese toys, collectibles, novelty and hobby products. The company’s extensive product line features a diverse and continually expanding catalog of high quality and popular collectibles from Asia. As a Bandai Namco group company, Bluefin distributes products in the U.S. for Bandai Tamashii Nations, Hobby and Shokugan. The company’s array of brand offerings also includes products from Storm Collectibles, Mr. Hobby/GSI, SEN-TI-NEL and Flame Toys, for which the company is the North American exclusive distributor. Bluefin is also the official North American consumer products and retail development partner for Studio Ghibli. Additional company information is available at: https://bluefinbrands.com/