Bandai Predicts More Gundam Sales, But Lower Toy/Model Sales

posted on 2012-05-12 12:54 EDT

According to Bandai Namco's recently released financial statements for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2012, sales for the Gundam franchise grew from 38.2 billion yen (about US$479 million) in the previous year to 44.7 billion yen (US$560 million). Sales of Gundam toys and hobby kits in particular grew from 13.4 billion yen (about US$168 million) to 15.6 billion yen (about US$196 million) as well.

The company projects that for the next financial year, sales for the Gundam series overall will increase to 47 billion yen (US$590 million), but that toy and model sales for the series will drop to 15 billion yen (US$188 million).

[Via Tadashi Sudo]

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