The Mobile Suit Variation series is a sort of re-imagining of regular continuity mobile suits. These designs are evolutions of mobile suits from the animation. The Hi Nu Gundam is one of my favorite examples. Sometimes, these MSV designs prove so popular that Bandai decides to bring them to life in snipable plastic. Enter the Delta Gundam:
According to the Gundam Wikia, the Delta Gundam is what the Hyaku Shiki was supposed to be. Due to frame issues, the transformation capabilities were removed and the mobile suit was rolled out as the MSN-00100 Hyaku Shiki. Anaheim Electronics continued to pursue development of a production version of the MSZ-006 Zeta Gundam which eventually lead to the MSN-001A1 Delta Plus.
Word has it that the Delta is playable in the PS3 Gundam UC game.
It’s likely that if this mobile suit was actually built, it would have rolled out in the Unicorn era. Unfortunately, that means that Quattro Bajeena would not be around to pilot it. I can’t imagine a gold mobile suit without Char. Full Frontal is all set with his Sinanju. I can’t imagine him joining the Feddies just to pilot a shiny gold mech. Maybe if Neo Zeon steals it, then we’d get to see a Char Clone pilot the thing.
Anyway, the HGUC kit is out now. I’d love to see this in Master Grade form.
From: Gundam Guy