MODEROID Armed Mazinkaiser Go-Valiant

Just returned from my Japan trip earlier this week, not to mention getting sick in the process, so I'm still playing catch up with the slew of announcements and reveals that happened during this period. Will also post trip-related stuff in the next couple of days. In the meantime, here's something interesting. Just when you … Continue reading MODEROID Armed Mazinkaiser Go-Valiant


#JapanWinter2019: Prologue

After two years, will be once again flying back to the land of mecha and Gundam but this time will be a little different. As my first two visits were mostly Tokyo-bound, this trip will be the opposite. In fact, I'll be in Tokyo for only one day and would be staying for the most … Continue reading #JapanWinter2019: Prologue

Work-in-Progress #2: HGUC Victory Gundam(s)

Technically this is my second post on this project as my initial update was covered in the January projects post linked here. As also mentioned in that post, I was thinking on whether to build the A-Packs right after the Narrative Gundam or to take a brake and continue with the Victory Gundams instead. I … Continue reading Work-in-Progress #2: HGUC Victory Gundam(s)

Iron Man Figures: PVC, ABS, and Fading Paints

As seen in a couple of previous blog posts, I've repainted my S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark 45 due to paint fade issues on multiple parts. While that's already done and primary caused by not-so-ideal storage locations, here's another tidbit that Iron Man figure collectors would appreciate knowing. Here's a tweet from Yamaguchi Katsuhisa (@fuikitodoki), the … Continue reading Iron Man Figures: PVC, ABS, and Fading Paints