The Master Grade (MG) RX-78-2 Gundam (Ver. 2.0) is a 1/100 scale kit released in 2008.


  • RX-78-2 Gundam
    • 2 Beam Sabers
  • Beam Rifle
    • Super Napalm
  • Shield
  • Bazooka
  • Beam Javelin
  • Transformable Core Fighter
  • 3 Amuro Ray figures (1 civilian, 2 pilot suits)

Kit Features & Gimmicks

  • Manipulators feature 3+1+1 articulation.
  • Shoulder joints can be pulled out for extra front-and-upwards articulation.
  • Arms and Legs feature double-jointed elbow/knee parts for a wider range of articulation.
  • Pelvis joint can swing forwards (for extra articulation) and backward.
  • Hip joints can:
    • Tilt upwards/downwards on each piece.
    • Swivel 360 degrees.
  • Cockpit hatch can be optionally opened to reveal the Core Fighter and its pilot figurine.
  • Core Fighter can convert into Core Block to combine with the Gundam.
  • Bazooka can be mounted onto the rear waist armor via a flip-out joint.
  • Beam Rifle can be mounted onto the rear waist armor or the shield via a flip-out joint.
  • Super Napalm can be mounted onto the Beam Rifle via parts swapping.
  • The shield can be mounted onto the backpack.

Tips & Tricks

  • For better results, most of the details are needed to be applied and panel-lined with Gundam Markers.
  • The middle, ring, pinky fingers can be sliced off for individual articulation. (NOTE: May decrease gripping stability.)

B-Club related customizations

  • High Detail Manipulators 173 and 174 can be used for this kit.


Italicized items are exclusives, while Strikethrough lines are canceled releases.

Notes & Trivia

  • In contrast to the realistic look of other RX-78-2 Gundam kits in the MG line, this kit is more closely related to Kunio Okawara's original line art.
  • This was the first MG RX-78-2 Gundam kit to have a Super Napalm accessory.
  • This was the second MG RX-78-2 Gundam kit to have a Beam Javelin accessory.
  • While being a Ver.2.0 kit, this is the fifth incarnation of the RX-78-2 Gundam in the MG line (after Ver.1.0, Ver.1.5, Ver.Ka, and Ver.One Year War 0079).



Stock Photos

  • With Clear Parts from the ​MG Clear Parts Campaign.