Having concluded around early January, Good Smile Company is continuing to roll with The GATTAI Exhibition, having its next stop in Taiwan. They haven't really announced the details of the event because of you-know-what, but what they did announce are a new batch of MODEROID kits, all coming from Mado King Granzort. Here's another story. … Continue reading The GATTAI Exhibition in Taiwan: MODEROID “Mado King Granzort”
This won't be a recurring thing on this blog though it is a perfect opportunity to highlight a couple of mecha-related trailers that recently drop, at least those that I'm aware of. I'm really excited for one of them while the other... I'm very cautiously optimistic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BJ51sNNkqU First is a new 1-minute trailer for Mobile … Continue reading New Trailer Drops: January 2021
From left to right: Trider G7, Daitarn 3, Zambot 3... I think? I've probably told this story in a previous post but I'm gonna tell it again just because. A couple of years ago, I went to a robot-themed local Japanese restaurant with heads of various super robots plastered all over the walls. And while … Continue reading Looks Unchallengeable: Super Minipla Trider G7
Bandai Spirits had its first collaboration with Chinese game publisher Tencent Games with Figure-rise Standard kits based on characters from the Overwatch-esque mobile first person shooter Ace Force. The collaboration continues but this time, they're going with Tamashii Nations (or the collector division) for a different title. Full disclaimer, I have absolutely zero idea of … Continue reading Honor of Kings ✕ Tamashii Nations: The Robot Spirits Sun Wu Kong Ling Hao-Chi Yan
Combattler V, Voltes V, and Daimos are collectively known as the "Robot Romance Trilogy" for pioneering more emotional and complex storylines when compared to the, at that time, prevalent monster-of-the-week formula of other super robot shows. Ironically, Daimos was the only series that actually had a romantic element embedded into its plot.