The Freedom Gundam is a 1/100 scans mobile suit kit introduced in the anime Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and it is piloted by Kira Yamato.
The MG Freedom Gunpla was first released in 2016 and it has since become one of the most preferred Gundam models.
Why then is the Freedom Gunpla popular even after 16 years?
Most people feel it is because it is actually the strongest Gunpla. This is because it is reverse-engineered from four of Alliance’s prototype Gundams.
But is that all there is?
The Freedom gunpla model is actually popular with different people for different reasons, its build, aesthetics, accessories, articulation, and weapon, are some of the reasons why it is so popular.
Here are the reasons why the Freedom Gunpla has remained popular even several years after its release:
Freedom Gundam Is Popular Because Of The Build
● It is a very quick and easy build.
● Glossy and clean finish.
● Fewer seam lines and part separation.
● Solid and sturdy.
● Dry decals for the perfect sticker fix.
Because Of The Aesthetics That Freedom Gunpla Has
● It is an extremely clean-looking Gunpla.
● Cool overall design.
● Symmetrical feet for great balance.
● Vivid and vibrant colors.
Freedom Gunpla Have Full Articulation
● It comes with a full range of motion articulation.
● Sliding mechanism.
● It comes with the MMI-GAU2 “Picus” 76mm CIWS Mounted in the head.
● It has a high rate of power for missiles at close range.
● Its plasma beam cannon has the highest firepower and most extended attack range.
● Its double beam sabers can be combined into a twin-edged beam saber, and this form is known as an ‘Ambidextrous Halberd’.
● It possesses the MMI-M15 “Xiphias” railguns mounted on the waist. They have an excellent rate of fire and high ammunition capacity.
Special Features Of Freedom Gunpla
● It possesses the High Mobility Aerial Tactics (HiMAT) Mode. This is the atmospheric flight configuration of the Freedom Gundam, which allows for higher maneuverability when its wings are unfolded. This form gives it an edge during aerial dogfighting.
● The Freedom Gunpla also uses the Full Burst Mode in which it uses its beam rifle, railguns, and plasma beam cannons all at once. This is a powerful feature when used together with the Multi Lock-On System to destroy large numbers of enemy units at once.
● The METEOR Unit feature also provides the Freedom Gunpla the ability to dock with a full mobile weapon platform.
● Another special feature that makes the freedom gunpla popular is the neutron Jammer Canceller. This helps to counter the effects of neutron jammers and allows its suits to be powered by nuclear reactors for a longer time.
The Freedom Gunpla is a supermodel that will always remain among the top-rated models with continuous refining touches ensuring it keeps pace with technology.