Linkin Park Gundam Special Edition

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    Joe

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    Linkin Park will be releasing a special deluxe edition box set of A Thousand Suns in Japan that will feature a Gundam "Gunpla" model. In relation to this, the band will also be putting "The Catalyst" from the album into the videogame Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. Check out the details of the Linkin Park designed Gundam model and art below.

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    "Warner Music Japan has announced on Wednesday that the American rock band Linkin Park is contributing a theme song for Bandai Namco Games' Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. arcade game. In addition, a deluxe box of the band's newest album, A Thousand Suns, will bundle a limited-edition Gundam plastic model ("Gunpla") in Japan on November 24.

    The theme song, "The Catalyst," is the first single from the album. Two editions of the album will ship in Japan on September 15, two months before the "Gunpla 30th Anniversary Edition" will ship. This is the first time that a video game from the Gundam franchise has featured a song from a Western musical artist.

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    The album's Gunpla 30th Anniversary Edition will include a HGUC 1/144 RX-78GP01Fb Gundam Linkin Park Edition" plastic model kit. According to their official Japanese website, the members of the band are big fans of the Gundam robot anime franchise, and they designed the custom color scheme of the model. The Gunpla Edition will feature special box art with the band members and the Gundam design." GP01Fb Full Vernian "


    UPDATE: The CD with the model is now available for pre-order, and with US exchange rates it comes out to only $62.34! You can pre-order the album here.

    Source: animenewsnetwork.com via kelies
     
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    That's kinda badass but I'll pass.
     
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    lol ummmm.... meh
     
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    Haha, kick ass.
     
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    weird .. i donno how many MORE editions they will make to make some more money !
     
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    I know Japan tends to get bonus material with their releases ... but this is just so unfair. :lol:
     
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    OH-MY-GOD, never have thought they would do something with Gundams! (except SIB MV)
     
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    lol that's fucking awesome.
     
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    It reminds of the "Reanimation" cover art, yeah. :"

    If LP ever put out another remix album, I want that image on the cover. ;D
     
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    How awesome is that?!
     
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    That is fucking awesome. Getting a strong Reanimation throwback feel.
     
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    This is so cool it's not fair.
     
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    I might just go to Japan and buy an edition of this. :awesome:
     
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    They also used a gundam in 'Somewhere I Belong'.
     
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    *giggles* I wonder if there will be vending machine for it?
     
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    OMFG THEY DID?!

    Nobody noticed that bef-

    :lol:

    Also:
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    Now, how could we get one of those little fellas to ship all thw way in Canada...
     
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    I.WANT.THAT.
     
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    lol...
     
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    Holy shit. Want.
     
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