Language: English [Malay] [Chinese] | GBWC 2016 form
ALL PRICE DISPLAY ARE INCLUSIVE 6% GST
 
 
 
Accessories
Gundam Model Kit
  FIGURE-RISE BUST (8)
  FIRST GRADE (FG) (39)
  GUNDAM HEAD PART

GUNDAM HEAD PART

Different series under GUNDAM HEAD PART

GUNDAM HEAD PART
 
(5)
  HIGH GRADE (HG)

HIGH GRADE (HG)

High Grade (HG) are Gunpla in smaller scales like 1/144 (Gundam Wing's 1/100 were the same).

The moulding was improved and HG (High Grade) level kits were introduced in 1990. These kits at either 1:144 or 1:100 scale, provide for better range of motion and greater poseability. It is important to note that the SEED and SEED DESTINY 1:100 scale models do not have HG listed anywhere on the box or manual, but they are considered HG in terms of quality.
Different series under HIGH GRADE (HG)

HG GUNDAM

HG UNIVERSAL CENTURY

HG GUNDAM 00

HG GUNDAM AGE

HG SEED REMASTER

HG SEED

HG ENDLESS WALTZ

HG GUNDAM X

HG FUTURE CENTURY

HG GUNDAM BUILD FIGHTERS

HG GUNDAM W DUAL STORY: G-UNIT

HG GUNDAM THUNDERBOLT

HG GUNDAM WING SERIES

HG COSMIC ERA

HG GUNDAM RECONGUISTA IN G

HG IRON-BLOODED ORPHANS

HG GUNDAM - THE ORIGIN
 
(1198)
  MASTER GRADE (MG)

MASTER GRADE (MG)

Master Grade (MG) (マスターグレード Masutā Gurēdo) are plastic scale models kits, or Gunpla of the Mobile Suits in the Gundam meta series. 

First produced in 1995 as part of the Gundam 15th Anniversary project, the scale for these models is 1/100.
Different series under MASTER GRADE (MG)

MG GUNDAM

MG GUNDAM VER KA

MG UC

MG SPECIAL COATING

MG GUNDAM AGE

MG GUNDAM 00

MG SEED DESTINY

MG GUNDAM 0083

MG MSV SERIES

MG GUNDAM BUILD FIGHTERS

MG GUNDAM X

RE REBORN-ONE HUNDRED
(399)
  MEGA SIZE MODEL KIT (5)
  NORMAL GRADE (NG) (181)
  PERFECT GRADE (PG)

PERFECT GRADE (PG)

Different series under PERFECT GRADE (PG)

PG GUNDAM
 
(24)
  REAL GRADE (RG)

REAL GRADE (RG)

Different series under REAL GRADE (RG)

RG GUNDAM
 
(34)
  SD GUNDAM

SD GUNDAM

SD Gundam (SDガンダム Esu Dhī Gandamu, short for Super Deformed Gundam or BB Senshi SD Gundam BB戦士SDガンダム BB Senshi Esu Dhī Gandamu) is a series that spawned from the Gundam series. 

This series takes the mobile weapons and characters and express them in super deformed style.
Different series under SD GUNDAM

BB GUNDAM

BB LEGEND

BB GUNDAM 00

BB GUNDAM AGE

BB TWIN SET

BB THREE KINGDOM

BB UNIVERSAL CENTURY

BB SEED DESTINY

BB G-GENERATION GUNDAM

BB BUILD FIGHTER

BB SDEX
 
(438)
  SDEX

SDEX

Different series under SDEX

BB SDEX
 
(18)
Other Toys
Anime
The Little Battlers
One Piece
Kamen Rider
Tiger & Bunny
Valvrave the Liberator
Patlabor
Modelling Magazine
Dragon Ball Series
Evangelion
Gundam Game
Majin Bone
Zoids
Yo-kai Watch
STAR WARS
Space Battleship Yamato 2199
POWER RANGER
TOMMY CARS
FRAMEROBO
Costume
Active Raid: K.K.D
Professional Built Model Kit
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WeChat Official Account WeChat Official Account
 
 
TAMIYA products


MODO products


TAKARA TOMY products


Evangenlion New Century Kit


Youkai Watch modelling kits


Real Grade 1/144 Series And More!!


HG Reconguista in G


 
 

Articles > How to Choose the Right Gundam Model Kit

fromjapan
http://blog.fromjapan.co.jp/en/anime/gundam/how-to

How to Choose the Right Gundam Model Kit

Once you’ve decided that you want to get into Gundam kits, an important step in picking your first model is understanding the Gunpla grade and scale system. FROMJAPAN breaks the system down for you so that you get the right model the first time.


Understanding Gunpla kit grades and scales

There are 5 existing Gunpla kit grades that you can buy in the market. They are the High Grade (HG), Master Grade (MG), Perfect Grade (PG), Real Grade (RG), and the Super Deformed Grade (SD), respectively. Let’s talk about each grade in detail.

High Grade


High Grade kits are the most collectible because the line-up of Gundams and mobile suits in this grade, whether it be a protagonist’s or an antagonist’s mobile suit, is vast and High Grades are one of the most affordable grades available aside from the Super Deformed kits.

High Grade kits have two scales: 1/144 which is around 13 cm tall depending on the model. Some models are a little bit taller like Sinanju and Sazabi, while some HG models are somewhat shorter like Exia. 1/144 kits are nice to collect and display because they occupy less space than Master Grade or Perfect Grade kits. The other scale is 1/100 which is around 18cm tall.

You can readily determine that it’s a High Grade kit because it will have the abbreviations “HG” on the box and its box art is in landscape format. As for the 1/100 Scale High Grade kits, you won’t be seeing any HG letters on the box, though you’ll know it’s a 1/100 HG kit if it doesn’t have “MG” or “Master Grade” printed on the box art, and the box art is usually in portrait format. Don’t get confused between 1/100 HG and 1/100 MG kits! First timers might get confused because they looks the same.


With regards to detail, HG kits already look great when built straight from the box without any painting. They have a moderate amount of parts to assemble. Adding some panel lining will boost the detail and appearance of your High Grade kit as well as some minor painting in some areas. High Grade kits include some foil stickers for added detail of your model and sometimes the kit also includes some clear stickers as the model’s decals.

The ability to pose models has been improved through the years. In older High Grade models during the 90s, the articulation HG kits were limited but satisfactory, but in recent years, Gunpla technology has advanced a lot and articulation of newer HG kits are superb to the point of being comparable or equal to that of Master Grade kits!

High Grade kits are suitable for everyone, and it’s usually where first time Gunpla hobbyists start their Gunpla modeling journey.

Master Grade

Now if you want more detail, mechanics and an inner frame skeleton to show off, then Master Grade kits are for you! They are the next level up from HG kits, and while more expensive, the pay-off is worth it due to the kits’ level of detail, included gimmicks, mechanics and some dry rub decals that will greatly improve the awesomeness of your model.

Master Grade kits only have the 1/100 scale which are usually around 18 cm tall. Some recent MG kits are much larger like the MG Sazabi Ver. Ka and MG Unicorn Full Armor. MG kits have the “MG” abbreviation on the box art, which is colored gold so that you don’t miss the labelling. The kit box sizes vary depending on the number of assembly parts with the largest being from models like the MG Sazabi Ver. Ka.

The details of an MG kit is where it starts to get very interesting and amazing. The big difference between an HG and an MG kit is that MG kits have an inner frame or skeleton mechanic where you put on the armor pieces one by one just like a Samurai warrior would do when preparing for a battle. Color variation and separation of the armor pieces are also well designed; most MG kits don’t need additional painting since they already look awesome straight from the box like HG kits. Some MG kits also include some LED light-up mechanics.

One of the best parts of the MG kits is applying the dry rub decals! Decals, which are standard additions to MG kits, really make the model look realistic and add to the detail. It takes some practice to apply them to a kit but it’s worth it. If you want crazy amount of decals to put on your model, then consider buying an MG Ver. Ka. Kit. MG kits with a “ver. Ka.” extension on the model name are redesigned by Hajime Katoki, and he really likes lots of decals. You won’t be disappointed with the amount of decals that ver. Ka kits have. EW kits also include lots of decals since EW kits are also redesigned by Katoki.

Master Grades are recommended for the enthusiastic Gunpla modeler/hobbyist, which craves more detail on their models. MG kits requires more effort and work but the payoff is wonderful.

Perfect Grade

Perfect Grade kits are the holy grail of Gunpla model kits! They’re the best of the best in detail, mechanics, and gimmicks, and are the largest highly detailed scale available. PG kits are the most expensive in the market because they have the most number of parts to assemble and their scale size of 1/60.

Perfect Grade 1/60 scale kits are around 30 cm tall. They’re the tallest Gundam models that you can build, and take up a lot of display space! So, you must prepare your display area well. In essence, they are Master Grade kits with so much detail they will blow your mind away. They also include decals like MG kits and usually have LED light-up mechanics, too! They cost a lot of money, but as in all Gunpla model kits, they are worth it. Especially when you’re an enthusiastic Gunpla modeler/hobbyist who wants to take their hobby to the next level!

If you want a Perfect Grade kit but don’t want to hurt your wallet too much, then this is the kit for you! Real Grade kits are roughly palm sized Perfect Grade kits. This is the latest model grade that Bandai has begun producing, and they are one of a kind! It’s the first model grade that is 1/144 in scale but still has an inner frame just like MG kits. How cool is that?

Real Grade

If you want a Perfect Grade kit but don’t want to hurt your wallet too much, then this is the kit for you! Real Grade kits are roughly palm sized Perfect Grade kits. This is the latest model grade that Bandai has begun producing, and they are one of a kind! It’s the first model grade that is 1/144 in scale but still has an inner frame just like MG kits. How cool is that?

The RG kit’s level of detail are comparable to PG kits. Articulation in RG kits is as best as it can get, armor color variation and separation is also at its finest in RG kits. They are heavy on decals, too. Now you know why it is called “Real” Grade, because the goal of this model grade line-up is to produce the most realistic but affordable Gundam and mobile suit model kits available. To pick out this kit grade, look for “Excitement embodied” on the box art and the abbreviation “RG”.

Super Deformed

Super Deformed kits are a whole new world of Gunpla. They have no scale but are around 8 cm tall, they are very short because SD kits are “chibi” in form, hence “Super Deformed”. They are the most affordable kits available and the least amount of parts to assemble. The most popular series in this model grade are the Brave Battle Warriors and BB Senshi, which have their own anime series. If you want something different and “chibi” in appearance, then SD kits are for you! They are a great choice if you want to expose your children to the world of Gunpla since they are easy to assemble and cute in nature.





Gundam.my Youtube Video Listing

Updated: 1394 days ago.

More Video..
 
 
(your shopping cart is empty)
 
660428 has paid and in processing
660426 has paid and in processing
660425 has paid and in processing
660422 has paid and in processing
660421 has paid and in processing
660419 has paid and in processing
660418 has paid and in processing
660417 has paid and in processing
660414 is waiting courier pickup
660413 is waiting courier pickup
660412 has paid and in processing
660411 has paid and in processing
Order 660407 dispatched on 2017-01-17
660406 is waiting courier pickup
Order 660405 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660404 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660402 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660399 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660398 succesfully delivered
Order 660397 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660394 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660392 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660391 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660390 succesfully delivered
Order 660389 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660388 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660387 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660386 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660385 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660384 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660383 succesfully delivered
Order 660382 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660381 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660380 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660379 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660378 succesfully delivered
Order 660377 succesfully delivered
660376 has paid and in processing
Order 660375 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660373 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660371 dispatched on 2017-01-17
660370 is waiting courier pickup
Order 660368 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660366 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660365 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660364 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660363 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660361 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660360 dispatched on 2017-01-17
Order 660356 dispatched on 2017-01-17
 
 

ONE PIECE [07] Marine Warship
RM67.20 for 1 box

[179] Kshatriya Repaired (HGUC)
RM215.00 for 1 box

Takara Tomy Zoids Storm Sworder FSV
RM87.20 for 1 box

 
 
HGUC 1/144 Sinanju - Diorama Build by Chocofalcon
RG 1/144 GN-001 Gundam Exia - New Images
Preview: RG 1/144 Aile Strike Gundam
Robot Damashii (Side MS) Wing Gundam Zero Custom (EW Kai) New Large Images
Tokyo Toys Show 2011 - Bandai Hobby展品: Gunpla
00 HG Gundam Harute
PG Strike Freedom WIP 3
Life-Size Gundam's Parts Auctioned for 4 Million Yen
1/144 Extreme Gundam Carnage Phase (Scratch Built) - Hobby Magazine (Apr. Issue)
Gundam Build Fighters Try - Becomes a Family Affair
You’d need a Christmas holiday to complete this cardboard Gundam
1/48 Mega Size Model RG 1/1 Gundam Project Ver. Large Images
 
Get news about sales, offer and discount
Enter your e-mail address
 
 
Ahmad Qayyum: did not received tracking info nor update from courier though, but minutes before item arrived, support team gave a prop..