With the subsequent season of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury coming in April 2023, Bandai is on the point of promote some mannequin kits. A brand new trailer confirmed off a equipment based mostly on the Gundam Aerial Rebuild, the upgraded model of Witch from Mercury‘s predominant cell swimsuit. Aerial Rebuild was first seen within the twelfth episode finale season 1. It spent a while within the store to restore injury sustained in episode 10 [Thanks, Dengeki!].
Check out the preview trailer for the HG Gundam Aerial Rebuild equipment. “HG” stands for “High Grade,” the commonest and widespread grade of complexity used for Bandai’s mannequin equipment lineup.
The trailer recollects the closing battle of episode 12, the place Suletta in Aerial fought towards two different cell fits: Lfrith Ur and Lfrith Thorn. Though the preview solely reveals CG, among the highlights from the Gundam Aerial Rebuild design can already be seen. Compared to the fundamental design of Aerial from the present, the upgraded mannequin mounts a pair of highly effective wing-like boosters on the shoulders, which additionally characteristic extra outstanding pauldrons coloured in blue. The yellow elements from the unique design are gone, and general the swimsuit has a bulkier, extra armored look. Additional V-fins on the pinnacle additionally give Aerial’s “face” a extra aggressive look.
Gundam Aerial Rebuild additionally retains the identical skills the unique designs had. Its Bit Staves can function independently, firing beams or coming collectively to type the Escutcheon protect. Its improved Beam Rifle can be mixed with the Bit Staves right into a GUND-Bit Cannon, permitting Aerial to discharge huge firepower. These skills are used at the side of Suletta herself, who has a singular relationship with Aerial and its methods. In the prologue quick story, it’s revealed that Aerial is clever, and that it and Suletta can talk one way or the other. They contemplate one another household, and each name Suletta’s mom (and Aerial’s creator) Prospera Mercury “Mom”.
The Gundam Aerial Rebuild mannequin equipment goes on sale in March 2023. Other kits based mostly on cell fits from Season 1 can be found at varied retailers.