BANDAI ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF 'G.O.U.F.' –
THE OFFICIAL ONLINE COMMUNITY FOR GUNDAM
CYPRESS, CA, APRIL 6, 2005 - GundamOfficial.com, the official resource for all things Gundam
in North America has launched 'G.O.U.F', the GundamOfficial User Forums.
The Mobile Suit Gundam franchise
was originally launched in Japan as an animated television series in 1979 and has since become a global pop culture icon and phenomenon. Spawning numerous television series, theatrical films, direct to home video (OVA
) series, action figures, plastic model kits, video games, DVDs, and more – the world of Gundam
is celebrating its 25th anniversary and shows no signs of slowing down. Since the introduction of Mobile Suit Gundam Wing
series on North American shores in 1999, the Gundam franchise
has attracted a huge following with a new fans being introduced to this epic property each day.
"The purpose of the GundamOfficial User Forums is to allow the fans of the Gundam franchise
to share their thoughts and feelings concerning the various series with others in a friendly atmosphere," said Jerry Chu
, Marketing Manager of Bandai Entertainment
. "With Gundam Seed
currently broadcast on Cartoon Network
and several new Gundam
releases on DVD later this year, fans can visit GundamOfficial to seek answers to their questions and interact with others who share the same passion for the varied universe that is Mobile Suit Gundam
. GOUF is designed to be an interactive resource of information."
To participate in the GundamOfficial User Forums, please visit forums.gundamofficial.com.