Honor of Kings ✕ Tamashii Nations: The Robot Spirits Sun Wu Kong Ling Hao-Chi Yan

Bandai Spirits had its first collaboration with Chinese game publisher Tencent Games with Figure-rise Standard kits based on characters from the Overwatch-esque mobile first person shooter Ace Force. The collaboration continues but this time, they're going with Tamashii Nations (or the collector division) for a different title. Full disclaimer, I have absolutely zero idea of … Continue reading Honor of Kings ✕ Tamashii Nations: The Robot Spirits Sun Wu Kong Ling Hao-Chi Yan

One Shots / “The Robot Romance Trilogy”

Combattler V, Voltes V, and Daimos are collectively known as the "Robot Romance Trilogy" for pioneering more emotional and complex storylines when compared to the, at that time, prevalent monster-of-the-week formula of other super robot shows. Ironically, Daimos was the only series that actually had a romantic element embedded into its plot.

Good Mecha Smile’s The GATTAI Exhibition: MODEROID

Days leading to the event, Good Smile Company was really hyping up what would've been the first major event for their Good Mecha Smile brand. But with the Japanese government tightening up measures once more, they've quickly transitioned to an purely online event, which retroactively makes it better for the international community. The GATTAI Exhibition … Continue reading Good Mecha Smile’s The GATTAI Exhibition: MODEROID

“Back Arrow” Premieres Today! The Robot Sprits Figure Solicitations

The wall encloses the world. It encircles, protects, and nurtures those sheltered within. It is worshipped as God. Initially revealed during Tamashii Nation 2020 back in November, Back Arrow, the latest mecha anime from Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass, Revisions) and Kazuki Nakashima (Gurren Lagann, Promare) will have its Japanese premiere tonight. Along with it, Tamshii Nations … Continue reading “Back Arrow” Premieres Today! The Robot Sprits Figure Solicitations

Expensive is an Understatement: Hito Kara Kuri Arkham Knight (Batman: Arkham Knight)

I was under a rock when this was first revealed back in mid-2020, but it is freaking 2020 so everyone has a pass for not knowing what's being announced. Anyway, so back then, Flame Toys revealed their Hito Kara Kuri (what's with the tongue twister product lines) Arkham Knight from the game of the same … Continue reading Expensive is an Understatement: Hito Kara Kuri Arkham Knight (Batman: Arkham Knight)