Nearly every collectible generated for Be Forever in 1980 was meant for the older set and suited for some secondary purpose, like that pesky schoolwork. This brought the quantity down, but enhanced the quality since the standards of an older audience were a bit higher. Here is a look at some of what they had to choose from.
The merchandising of Be Forever wasn’t as extensive as the Farewell to Yamato avalanche, but the variety and variation were expanded to perpetuate any fan’s Yamato lifestyle. Here’s a rundown of the products the fan club had to offer during the 1980-81 stretch.
Part 6: Into Eternity
When Be Forever premiered, it had been almost six years since the debut of the saga; enough time for a second generation of fans to join the fold. Bandai welcomed them in with its now-classic model kits and added some brand new ones to keep veterans happy.
Turn the roulette to move out into space, and your trip begins! Breathtaking thrills are reproduced in this board game! Who will prevent the extinction of Earth?
So reads the blurb on the box, and it just barely hints at what awaits inside.