The 1/144 RX-78-2 (or RX-78) Gundam is a 1/144 scale kit released in 1980.


  • 1 RX-78 Gundam
  • Beam Sabers (x4, the other 2 pieces needed to trim down to fit through the backpack sockets)
  • Beam Rifle
  • Shield

Kit Features & Gimmicks

  • The Gunpla only features 15 points of limited articulation on the head, arms, shoulders, and legs.
  • Beam Sabers must be removed from the backpack before you replace it with longer versions for the RX-78-2 Gundam.

Tips & Tricks

  • For better results, the kit needs to be fully painted and panel-lined.
  • The Gundam Bazooka, Gundam/Hyper Hammer & the Javelin from the Weapons for Mobile Suit set is compatible to this kit. (modification required) 


Italicized lines are exclusives.

Notes & Trivia

  • This was the very first Gunpla released in history.
  • Like the rest of the old Gunplas, this kit comes with a packet of Cement.



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