Bandai and US rock band Linkin Park have announced an unusual collaboration in the form of a limited edition HGUC 1/144 RX-78GP01Fb Gundam GP01Fb Full Vernian “Linkin Park Edition.”
The gunpla is bundled with the deluxe edition of Linkin Park’s latest album, “A Thousand Suns.”
One of the songs on the album, “The Catalyst,” is used in Bandai Namco’s arcade gundam fighting game Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs, somewhat explaining the link.
Available in Japan on November 24th, the album will include the gunpla, the colour scheme of which was allegedly designed by the band members themselves, and also special box art portraying the band members in Gundam style.
The song for those interested: