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The Other Jason The Other Jason is a Male
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Hi all,

Academy Plastic Model Co., Ltd. of Korea will be issuing a new, original series God Phoenix model this December. The super-detailed "Newtro" (New + Retro) design takes elements of the original and updates them to a more modern feel. For once, I think it mostly works. I'm not crazy about the strangely colored top piece on the fuselage, but I can live with it.

 

It will be a "snap-site" style kit with multi-colored parts (MCP). Meaning no glue or painting will be needed. A range of extra parts including all the individual G-1 through G-4 Ninja Team vehicles, open/closed landing gear doors, open/closed VTOL nozzles, open/closed Bird Missile and Super Bird Missile bays, a display stand, rear engine jet flames, parts to store or show the individual vehicles in place and a firebird nose piece. If that's not enough, it can also be displayed in G-5 hovercraft mode with the wings canted down, and it will have an LED light function.

The model will measure 33cm (approx. 13") long when completed, or 40cm (approx. 16") long with the Firebird parts attached.
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Take a look at Academy's nifty promotional video!

The God Phoenix model will be available in Japan this December and will be priced at ¥6,980 (approx. $66 US). When I find a reliable location for pre-orders, I'll be sure to post it!

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Looks pretty good - includes just about everything you can think of! And that price doesn't look too bad (before delivery costs are added!).

I'll be watching closely!

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No paint or glue required, huh? I might almost be able to get the courage to try that...

(I tend to have terrible, terrible luck with models...)

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