Bandai Launches GundamOfficial User Forums


CYPRESS, CA, APRIL 6, 2005 -, 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

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