They’re Back With More! The Robot Spirits ⟨Side GHOST⟩ Tachikoma (Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. 2nd GIG/SAC_2045)

Last April, Tamashii Nations announced the first ⟨Side GHOST⟩ entry in The Robot Spirits line, this being the Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045 version of the Tachikoma. It's more or less the same Tachikoma we know and love but with slight redesigns. While I haven't watched the latest installment, it does seem that the classic … Continue reading They’re Back With More! The Robot Spirits ⟨Side GHOST⟩ Tachikoma (Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. 2nd GIG/SAC_2045)

Do I Still Prefer the Super Robot Chogokin? Super Minipla "Gear Fighter Dendoh"

The second of two Super Minipla sets revealed recently is from Gear Fighter Dendoh, an early 2000s series directed by Mitsuo Fukuda who eventually went on to do Gundam SEED/Destiny. My opinions of the latter aside, may say that Dendoh is actually a good series. So much so that I really wanted to get the … Continue reading Do I Still Prefer the Super Robot Chogokin? Super Minipla "Gear Fighter Dendoh"

That’s ¥220,000 Expensive! Gundarium Alloy Model RX-78-2 Gundam

Announced as part of the Gunpla Link Project in celebration of the Gunpla 40th Anniversary, Bandai Spirits has finally revealed details of their upcoming Gundarium Alloy Model RX-78-2 Gundam. And that includes the price, but more on that later. Presenting, the Gundarium Alloy Model RX-78-2 Gundam in all of its glory. The design is your … Continue reading That’s ¥220,000 Expensive! Gundarium Alloy Model RX-78-2 Gundam

One Shots / "Bravery in Blue"

Rockman X: "Are your battles always like this?" Iron Man: "Yep, but I'll put this just at level two." Rockman X: "Two out of what?" Iron Man: "Two of-- hey look, to your left!" And that skirmish lasted for three more hours.

I Still Prefer Kotobukiya’s Approach: Super Minipla Fire Dagwon

Bandai Candy has made a couple of announcements for the next Super Minipla releases. While I do think both kits are good choices, I'll probably go with an offering from another manufacturer or product line. In any case, the first of these two announcements is the Super Minipla Fire Dagwon, the lead machine from 1996's … Continue reading I Still Prefer Kotobukiya’s Approach: Super Minipla Fire Dagwon