In particular, there are 10 Legend skins and four weapon skins to be had in the Gaiden collection. Although the cosmetics do appear to be more along the lines of references as opposed to direct copies, bits and pieces of several iconic anime series' can confidently be spotted in these.
Apex Legends Gaiden Event: All Anime References
Here is the full list of anime references being featured in the Apex Legends Gaiden Event:
- Legendary "Lightning Spirit" Wattson Skin: Naruto (Naruto)
- Legendary "Sea Legs" Octane: Luffy (One Piece)
- Legendary "Marked Man" Mirage: Izuku Midoriya (My Hero Academia)
- Legendary "Revelations" Revenant: Unit 09 (Neon Genesis Evangelion)
- Epic "Lifeblood" Bloodhound: Ken Kaneki (Tokyo Ghoul)
- Epic" Strength and Power" Crypto: Goku (Dragon Ball Z)
- Epic "Heart Stopper" Seer: Tuxedo Mask (Sailor Moon)
- Epic "Soldier of Justice" Bangalore: Sailor Mars (Sailor Moon)
- Epic "Down Thunder" Fuse: Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)
Of course, the 10th skin that can be newly earned during the Gaiden Event, Mythic "Apex Commander" Bangalore, is a Prestige offering that isn't part of the theme.
The Apex Legends Gaiden Thematic Event will run from Tuesday, July 19, to Tuesday, Aug. 2, which should give players just enough time to complete its two unique weekly challenge tracks and 40-item collection.