5th Anniversary Special: MODEROID Kuromukuro

September 2021 marks the 5th anniversary for the broadcast conclusion of Kuromukuro, an anime from P.A. Works created for the company's 15th anniversary. It tells the story of high school student Yukina Shirahane and Kennosuke Tokisada Ouma, born in the Sengoku period and reawakened in modern-day Japan, as they pilot the Kuromukuro (literally "Black Relic") … Continue reading 5th Anniversary Special: MODEROID Kuromukuro

Quick Box Art Extravaganza: HG MAILeS Byakuchi

By my last count, five mecha titles are premiering this October, which is totally awesome! And to kick this literal extravaganza, Bandai Spirits is releasing the first HG kit from the new series Kyoukai Senki, more specifically from the side story Kyoukai Senki: Frost Flower. Releasing a kit from the side story first before the … Continue reading Quick Box Art Extravaganza: HG MAILeS Byakuchi

Really Appreciate the Engineering: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] Granbird & Draias

When it comes to Brave Series kits, I've mentioned multiple times how I really prefer Kotobukiya's approach of sticking to aesthetics: focusing more on the proportion and articulation, and less on any combining features and gimmicks. That said, Bandai Candy is really doing great with their own Brave Series kits, especially when it can pull … Continue reading Really Appreciate the Engineering: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] Granbird & Draias

That’s Four Life-Sized Gundams: 1/1 RX-93ff Nu Gundam in Fukuoka

During the same event where Mobile Suit Gundam THE WITCH FROM MERCURY was announced, several other Gundam projects were revealed as well. This includes the fourth life-sized Gundam statue that will be constructed. Yes, we now have four of these things. Japan could totally conquer the world if these were actually functioning mobile suits, but … Continue reading That’s Four Life-Sized Gundams: 1/1 RX-93ff Nu Gundam in Fukuoka

New Gundam Series After 7 Years! “Mobile Suit Gundam THE WITCH FROM MERCURY” #G_Witch

You've read that right! Sunrise has announced the next mainline/non-Build Gundam series following 2015's Mobile Suit Gundam IRON-BLOODED ORPHANS. And yes, we waited for seven years. Still leaning towards longer titles and away from the single-letter trend during the 90s, the next Gundam series is Mobile Suit Gundam THE WITCH FROM MERCURY. The official website … Continue reading New Gundam Series After 7 Years! “Mobile Suit Gundam THE WITCH FROM MERCURY” #G_Witch