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#5003 / Marvel Legends Series // Iron Man Model 1 (“First Appearance” 2016)

This is an old figure, if the title above ain't obvious enough. But despite this, the clunky articulation, coupled with the clunky design of the original Iron Man has its charms. That's probably the reason why Hasbro is taking its time releasing a modern take on the first comic book Iron Man armor. And so, … Continue reading #5003 / Marvel Legends Series // Iron Man Model 1 (“First Appearance” 2016)

HG RX-78-2 Gundam [Beyond Global]: Full Design Reveal and Details

As I mentioned last week, I was totally expecting Bandai Spirits to release the full details of this kit during their Hobby Next Phase Week, but instead we got yet another 1/144 scale RX-78-2 Gundam reveal. Nevertheless, with the HG RX-78-2 Gundam [Beyond Global] hitting shelves this weekend, Bandai Spirits finally gave us the foll … Continue reading HG RX-78-2 Gundam [Beyond Global]: Full Design Reveal and Details

New Gunpla Announcements: June 2020

With the mostly disappointed reactions coming from last week's Hobby Next Phase reveal of the MG Wing Gundam Zero EW, Bandai Spirits kicks off June with a couple of new announcements which I believe are more exciting than what we got last week HGAC Gundam Heavyarms Following late 2019's HGAC Gundam Sandrock, the next Gundam … Continue reading New Gunpla Announcements: June 2020

Portable Scale Full Transformation Super Robots Done Right: Action Toys Mini Action Series

My Mini Action Series Daltanious just arrived last week while my Mini Action Series Daimos is still at HobbyLink Japan's warehouse due to the current shipping restrictions. Regardless, seeing these figures really made me think of how I really like the concept of smaller, desktop sized fully transformable super robots. For those who know me … Continue reading Portable Scale Full Transformation Super Robots Done Right: Action Toys Mini Action Series

G-UNIT Re:OPERATION! HGAC Gundam Geminass 01 Assault Booster & High Mobility Unit Expansion Set

When Bandai Spirits first revealed the Premium Bandai exclusive kit HGAC Gundam Geminass 01, I immediately noticed something missing when comparing to the original release back in 1997. And those would be the Assault Booster parts. I told myself that they'll probably sell it as another online exclusive expansion set. And truth be told, they … Continue reading G-UNIT Re:OPERATION! HGAC Gundam Geminass 01 Assault Booster & High Mobility Unit Expansion Set

Bandai Spirits’ Hobby Next Phase Week: Entry Grade RX-78-2 Gundam

Taking the center stage on the last day of Bandai Spirits' Hobby Next Phase Week is of course the Gunpla stuff. That said, many were disappointed with the reveal of the Wing Gundam Zero EW as the next Master Grade Ver.Ka. kit so here's something sort of interesting. Yes, we are getting yet another RX-78-2 … Continue reading Bandai Spirits’ Hobby Next Phase Week: Entry Grade RX-78-2 Gundam