Sunday, October 31, 2010

HG Zudah English Manual & Color Guide

Bandai 1/144 HGUC EMS-10 Zudah English Color Guide and Manual

The EMS-10 Zudah from the MS IGLOO OVA of the Gundam Franchise. Saying that this mobile suit is a great mobile suit would be lying. In fact that was the premise of that episode of the MS IGLOO OVA where this mobile suit was featured.

In the episode, Zeon was touting in the media the Zudah to be the successor of the popular Zaku. It was implied that this mobile suit would be responsible for winning the war for them. Of course this was all propaganda as the the Earth Federation came out with their own media spiel exposing the fact that the Zaku and Zudah were evaluated the same time by Zeon. The Zudah lost because of its unreliability so the Zaku became the frontline mobile suit of Zeon.

I read before that there is a difference between spinning a story and publishing propaganda about it. In spinning a story, you talk more about the positive aspects of the subject rather than the negative and that it what you want to be highlighted in the minds of your audience. Propaganda however is manufacturing the story to the point of telling a lie.

I guess in this context, you could say that the Zudah being a good mobile suit is outright propaganda on the part of Zeon. But that episode on the Zudah at the MS IGLOO OVA is a definitely must watch, it would probably make you even want to buy this High Grade model kit after learning about the story of this rather tragic mobile suit.

The 1/144 High Grade EMS-10 Zudah is selling for 1025 yen at Amiami, 1400 yen at HobbyLink Japan, 979 yen at HWJapan.
Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
HG Judah main bodyWhite (H1)(60%) + Bright Blue/Indy Blue (H15)(35%) + Red (H3)(5%) + Black (H2)(small dose)
HG Judah jointsBlack (H2)(60%) + Navy Blue (H54)(40%) or use gundam color phantom gray
HG Judah chest, weapons etcMidnight Blue (H55)(100%)
HG Judah shoulder piston, etcSilver (H8)(100%)
HG Judah weapon scope etcPink (H19)(100%)
HG Judah abdomen etcBlue (H5)(50%) + White (H1)(35%) + Red (H3)(10%) + Black (H2)(5%)
HG Judah chest part line etcWhite (H1)(100%) + Navy Blue (H54)(small dose) or use gundam color white 5
HG Judah vernier base part etcCopper (H10)(100%)
HG Judah heat hawkGreen (H6)(80%) + White (H1)(15%) + Brown (H7)(5%) or use gundam color green 15
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White
(H1)
Aqueous Hobby Color
White
(C1)
Mr. Color
White
(X2)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Gloss White
(70.842)
Vallejo Model Color
White (Gloss)
(22)
Humbrol Enamel
White (Gloss)
(22)
Humbrol Acrylic
white (Gloss)
(36104)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
white (solid gloss)
(32104)
Revell Email Enamel
SATIN WHITE
(A.MIG-0047)
Ammo Acrylics
Gloss White
(4696AP)
Italeri
White
(X-2)
Tamiya Enamel
White (Lacquer Paint)
(LP2)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Pure White
(TS26)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
  
Black
(H2)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Black
(C2)
Mr. Color
Black
(X1)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Glossy Black
(70.861)
Vallejo Model Color
Black (Gloss)
(21)
Humbrol Enamel
Black (Gloss)
(21)
Humbrol Acrylic
black (Gloss)
(36107)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
black (solid matt)
(32107)
Revell Email Enamel
SATIN BLACK
(A.MIG-0032)
Ammo Acrylics
Gloss Black
(4695AP)
Italeri
Black
(X-1)
Tamiya Enamel
Black (Lacquer Paint)
(LP1)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(C92)
Mr. Color
Semi-Gloss Black
(X18)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(X-18)
Tamiya Enamel
Semi Gloss Black (Lacquer Paint)
(LP5)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(TS29)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
Black
(TS14)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
    
Red
(H3)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Red
(C3)
Mr. Color
Red
(X7)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Carmine Red
(70.908)
Vallejo Model Color
Red RLM23
(71.003)
Vallejo Model Air
Bright Red (Gloss)
(19)
Humbrol Enamel
Bright Red (Gloss)
(19)
Humbrol Acrylic
Fiery Red (Gloss)
(36131)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
fiery red (solid matt)
(32131)
Revell Email Enamel
RED
(A.MIG-0049)
Ammo Acrylics
Traffic Red
(HTK-_103)
Hataka
    
Blue
(H5)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Blue
(C5)
Mr. Color
Royal Blue
(X3)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Dark Prussian Blue
(70.899)
Vallejo Model Color
Blue
(71.004)
Vallejo Model Air
Midnight Blue (Gloss)
(15)
Humbrol Enamel
Midnight Blue (Gloss)
(15)
Humbrol Acrylic
Ultramarine Blue
(HTK-_272)
Hataka
Green
(H6)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Green
(C6)
Mr. Color
Green
(X5)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Black Green
(70.980)
Vallejo Model Color
Brunswick Green (Gloss)
(3)
Humbrol Enamel
Brunswick Green (Gloss)
(3)
Humbrol Acrylic
Sea Green (Gloss)
(36162)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
sea green (solid matt)
(32162)
Revell Email Enamel
Brown
(H7)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Brown
(C7)
Mr. Color
Brown
(X9)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Chocolate Brown
(70.872)
Vallejo Model Color
Burnt Umber
(71.040)
Vallejo Model Air
Service Brown (Gloss)
(10)
Humbrol Enamel
Service Brown (Gloss)
(10)
Humbrol Acrylic
Dark Brown
(36181)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Dark Brown
(32181)
Revell Email Enamel
OLD RUST
(A.MIG-0042)
Ammo Acrylics
Brown
(N7)
Acrysion
Flat Leather
(4674AP)
Italeri
Black Red
(70.859)
Vallejo Model Color
Deck Brown Linoleum
(XF79)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
RED BROWN BASE
(A.MIG-0913)
Ammo Acrylics
Linoleum deck brown (Lacquer Paint)
(LP17)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Linoleum deck brown
(TS69)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
     
Silver
(H8)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Silver
(C8)
Mr. Color
Flat Aluminium
(XF16)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Silver (Metallic)
(70.997)
Vallejo Model Color
Silver RLM01 (Metallic)
(71.063)
Vallejo Model Air
Silver (metallic)
(11)
Humbrol Enamel
Silver (metallic)
(11)
Humbrol Acrylic
Silver (solid metallic)
(36190)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
silver (solid metallic)
(32190)
Revell Email Enamel
Aluminum (F)
(4677)
Testors Model Master Acrylic
Aluminum (F)
(1781)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Matt Natural Metal FS37178
(LC24)
Lifecolor
MATT ALUMINUM
(A.MIG-0194)
Ammo Acrylics
Aluminium (Metallic)
(RC020)
AK Real Color
Metal. Gloss Silver
(4678AP)
Italeri
Flat Aluminum
(XF-16)
Tamiya Enamel
Light Steel
(69.064)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Flat Aluminum (Lacquer Paint)
(LP38)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Aluminum (Metallic)
(71.062)
Vallejo Model Air
Aluminium
(HTK-_078)
Hataka
FS17178 Aluminium
(X142)
Xtracolor
Metallic Gray
(XF56)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Oily Steel (Metallic)
(70.865)
Vallejo Model Color
Chrome (Metallic
(71.064)
Vallejo Model Air
Aluminum (metallic)
(56)
Humbrol Enamel
Aluminum (solid metallic)
(36199)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
aluminum (solid metallic)
(32199)
Revell Email Enamel
POLISHED METAL
(A.MIG-0192)
Ammo Acrylics
Metal. Flat Aluminum
(4677AP)
Italeri
Metallic Grey
(XF-56)
Tamiya Enamel
Dark Steel
(69.065)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Metallic gray (Lacquer Paint)
(LP61)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
SILVER
(A.MIG-0195)
Ammo Acrylics
Shine Silver
(C90)
Mr. Color
Chrome Silver (metallic)
(191)
Humbrol Enamel
White Aluminium
(HTK-_190)
Hataka
RAL9001 Weissaluminium
(X252)
Xtracolor
Bare Metal Silver
(AS12)
Tamiya Color Spray For Aircraft
     
Copper
(H10)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Copper
(C10)
Mr. Color
Copper
(XF6)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Copper (Metallic)
(70.999)
Vallejo Model Color
Copper (Metallic)
(71.068)
Vallejo Model Air
Copper (metallic)
(12)
Humbrol Enamel
Copper (solid metallic)
(36193)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
copper (solid metallic)
(32193)
Revell Email Enamel
COPPER
(A.MIG-0199)
Ammo Acrylics
Copper
(N10)
Acrysion
Copper
(69.061)
Vallejo Mecha Color
    
Bright Blue/Indy Blue
(H15)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Bright Blue/Indy Blue
(C65)
Mr. Color
Blue
(X4)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Dark Blue
(70.930)
Vallejo Model Color
French Blue (Gloss)
(14)
Humbrol Enamel
French Blue (Gloss)
(14)
Humbrol Acrylic
Blue (Gloss)
(36152)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
blue (solid matt)
(32152)
Revell Email Enamel
MEDIUM BLUE
(A.MIG-0103)
Ammo Acrylics
Gloss French Blue
(4659AP)
Italeri
Ultramarine
(70.839)
Vallejo Model Color
Lufthansa Blue RAL 5022
(198)
Humbrol Enamel
Flat Blue
(XF8)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
  
Pink
(H19)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Pink
(C63)
Mr. Color
Pink
(X17)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Old Rose
(70.944)
Vallejo Model Color
Pink (Gloss)
(200)
Humbrol Enamel
   
Navy Blue
(H54)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Navy Blue
(C14)
Mr. Color
Dark Sea Blue
(70.898)
Vallejo Model Color
Steel Blue
(71.087)
Vallejo Model Air
Navy Blue (Matte)
(77)
Humbrol Enamel
Navy Blue (Matte)
(77)
Humbrol Acrylic
Greyish Blue (solid matt)
(36179)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Greyish Blue (solid matt)
(32179)
Revell Email Enamel
Flat Sea Blue FS35042
(1718)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Non Specular Sea Blue FS35042
(UA044)
Lifecolor
SEA BLUE
(A.MIG-0227)
Ammo Acrylics
Graublau – Grey Blue
(RC208)
AK Real Color
Grey-Blue
(HTK-_171)
Hataka
RAL5008 Graublau
(X264)
Xtracolor
Navy Blue
(N54)
Acrysion
Flat Non Specular Sea Blue
(4604AP)
Italeri
Titan Dark Blue
(69.022)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Field Blue
(XF50)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Grey Blue
(71.005)
Vallejo Model Air
Titan's Blue 1
(UG16)
Gundam Color
  
Midnight Blue
(H55)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Midnight Blue
(C71)
Mr. Color
Royal Blue
(X3)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
USN Sea Blue
(71.295)
Vallejo Model Air
Flat Sea Blue FS35042
(1718)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Non Specular Sea Blue FS35042
(UA044)
Lifecolor
Sea Blue
(RC257)
AK Real Color
Semi-Gloss Sea Blue
(HTK-_006)
Hataka
Midnight Blue
(N55)
Acrysion
Sea Blue
(XF17)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Greyish Blue (solid matt)
(36179)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Greyish Blue (solid matt)
(32179)
Revell Email Enamel
   

Construction Manual and Color Guide was translated to English from the Japanese manual posted at Dalong's Gunpla review site. Comprehensive review of this model kit can also be found at Dalong's.

Bandai 1/144 HGUC EMS-10 Zudah English Color Guide and Manual Bandai 1/144 HGUC EMS-10 Zudah English Color Guide and Manual Bandai 1/144 HGUC EMS-10 Zudah English Color Guide and Manual