The 6 Best Gundam Model Kits

Updated March 06, 2017 by Steven John

6 Best Gundam Model Kits
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We spent 24 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Whether you have been a fan of the original Japanese science fiction franchise for more than thirty years or you're just now developing an interest in all things Gundam, these figurines are both enjoyable to assemble and a pleasure to behold. They will also make a great gift for any sci-fi or anime enthusiast. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best gundam model kit on Amazon.

6. Astray Blue Frame

The 1/144th scale Astray Blue Frame figure is rather easy to assemble despite its complex appearance, making it a good choice for the newcomer to the world of Gundam models. The kit comes with detailed step-by-step instructions.
  • foil stickers included
  • comes with gatling gun
  • included sword too heavy for model
Brand Bandai Hobby
Model BAN181942
Weight 11.5 ounces
Rating 4.4 / 5.0

5. HG Orphans Fusion

There is an undeniable charm to the squat figurine you'll build using the HG Orphans Fusion model set, and of course the character's massive asteroid-blasting hammer is a prized accessory. Its open hands can be fitted with many other items as well.
  • comes with submachine gun
  • relatively easy kit
  • rather small model
Brand Bandai Hobby
Model BAN201878
Weight 11.2 ounces
Rating 4.2 / 5.0

4. Epyon ver EW Master Grade

You are going to want to set aside an entire afternoon before you commence constructing the Epyon ver EW Master Grade kit, but you will be left with a stunning model that can transform from a Mobile Suit configuration to Dragon Flight mode.
  • fully articulated joints
  • no painting required
  • great gift option
Brand Bandai Hobby
Model 170379
Weight 1.9 pounds
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

3. Transient Glacier Building Kit

The Transient Glacier Building Kit is a complicated but satisfying challenge that serious model enthusiasts will embrace with zeal. Most people will be able to complete its construction with about two hours of dedicated time.
  • comes with dual lances
  • striking color palate
  • stand comes included
Brand Bandai Hobby
Model BAN211947
Weight 9.9 ounces
Rating 4.9 / 5.0

2. HGBF Denial Gundam Fighter

The HGBF Denial Gundam Fighter features a stunning mane of hair wrought in semi-translucent lavender plastic. This figure is articulated for easy movement, but is at its best when perched on a shelf or desk as a striking decoration.
  • comes with multiple decals
  • official bluefin distribution logo
  • stands stably in several poses
Brand Bandai Hobby
Model BAN196708
Weight 12 ounces
Rating 4.9 / 5.0

1. Bandai Hobby HGUC Revive

This Bandai Hobby HGUC Revive kit is one of the absolute top sellers, and for multiple good reasons. One is its low price, and another is the figure's many fine details, which are rendered with precision and care. The statuette is almost endlessly poseable.
  • beam sabers included
  • comes with authentic license
  • great reviews from owners
Brand Bandai Hobby
Model BAN196716
Weight 8.5 ounces
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

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Last updated on March 06, 2017 by Steven John

When not writing or spending time with his family, Steven tries to squeeze in some mountain climbing. In addition to writing for several websites and journals, Steven has published multiple novels.


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