Friday, December 18, 2009

Bandai Macross Quarter

Some pictures and literature for the Macross Quarter toy was posted at the Tamashii web site. The Macross Quarter was scheduled for release on December 19, 2009. The Macross Quarter is the battleship of the Private Military Group known as the SMS that functions as security for the Macross Frontier.
Bandai Macross Quarter of SMS from Macross Frontier
With the picture below you can see a comparison of the box of the Quarter vs the Chogokin 1/60 VF-25F Messiah of Alto Saotome. Then beside that is a shot of the inside of the box. Last picture shows the 5 parts that make up the Macross Quarter.
Bandai Macross Quarter

The Macross Quarter is 50 cm in ship mode while stands 38cm in its battle mode.
Bandai Macross Quarter

The transformation sequence is done by swinging the diecast arms 90 degrees down, then the legs are bent 90 degrees inward then 90 degrees down. Then the boosters are rotated.
Bandai Macross Quarter
Below is how the shoulder cannons are fixed in battle mode.
Bandai Macross Quarter

Bandai Macross Quarter

The Macross Quarter is being sold for 14,480 yen at Amiami, 19800 yen at Hobby Link Japan, 18,810 yen at Hobby Search, and 18612 yen at HWjapan.

Pictures taken from Amiami.
Bandai Macross Quarter of SMS from Macross Frontier

Bandai Macross Quarter of SMS from Macross Frontier

Bandai Macross Quarter of SMS from Macross Frontier

Bandai Macross Quarter of SMS from Macross Frontier

Bandai Macross Quarter of SMS from Macross Frontier