#2008 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 3

Having covered both the S.H.Figuarts Mark 1 and Mark 2 figures, it only makes sense for the first red and gold Iron Man armor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to get the CATALOGUE treatment with the S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark 3 as it appeared in the climactic battle of Iron Man. I'm also thinking the … Continue reading #2008 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 3

Kinda Wanna Watch The Series Now: MODEROID “Granbelm” White Lily & Viola Katze

Good Smile Company and their Good Mecha Smile brand has been doing a great job of bringing exposure to otherwise more obscure mecha properties with their MODEROID line of model kits. Whether or not these kits sell is a different discussion, with some speculating that their large profit from Figma sales allow them to do … Continue reading Kinda Wanna Watch The Series Now: MODEROID “Granbelm” White Lily & Viola Katze

Hyped More Than it Should: “Red Giant 03rd MS Team” Exclusive High Grades

Back in Shizuoka Hobby Show last May, Bandai Spirits teased a cross-media project between the Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield II game, Gundam Ace, and Gunpla -- Mobile Suit Gundam: Red Giant 03rd MS Team. Now the title is a ringer to the well loved 08th MS Team OVA though the connections on … Continue reading Hyped More Than it Should: “Red Giant 03rd MS Team” Exclusive High Grades

That’s Two More Grandaddies Done! Double Build Complete: HG RX-78-02 Gundam [Early Type/Middle Type]

Just as I was able to watch Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island in the last week or so, I also finished the double build of the HG RX-78-02 Gundam this weekend. As previously mentioned, my intent for this double build was to have two separate kits of the Gundam for both the Early Type … Continue reading That’s Two More Grandaddies Done! Double Build Complete: HG RX-78-02 Gundam [Early Type/Middle Type]

It’s Like The Episode Itself Got a Redemption Arc: “Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island” (2022) Movie Review

The following may contain spoilers for Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island. Director / Yoshikazu YasuhikoScreenplay / Toshizou NemotoProduction / SunriseRelease Date / June 2022 During the second Gundam Conference held in September 2021, everyone found themselves scratching their heads when a theatrical treatment for "Cucuruz Doan's Island", the infamous episode 15 of the original … Continue reading It’s Like The Episode Itself Got a Redemption Arc: “Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island” (2022) Movie Review