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Glad I Backed It Up! HasLab “Transformers: Victory” Victory Saber First Look

HasLab's Transformers: Victory Victory Saber is probably one of the most anticipated Transformers figures by collectors in 2022. And while I've forgotten when it's supposed to be released, the good folks at Hasbro made sure we never forget this guy as they released the first engineering pilot (or EP1) for this set. This is how … Continue reading Glad I Backed It Up! HasLab “Transformers: Victory” Victory Saber First Look

Can’t Wait for the High Grade? Metal Robot Spirits ⟨Side MS⟩ Gundam Deathscythe Hell

While unrelated to the ongoing Shizuoka Hobby Show, Tamashii Nations did made a number of announcements yesterday, which mainly involved future Metal Robot Spirits figures, a line I didn't expect them to be quite aggressive with. Following Wing Gundam Zero and Gundam Epyon, the next figure would be Gundam Deathscythe Hell, which is a completely … Continue reading Can’t Wait for the High Grade? Metal Robot Spirits ⟨Side MS⟩ Gundam Deathscythe Hell

This is Not Kreo Folks! Lego Creator Expert Optimus Prime (10302)

Remember Kreo, Hasbro's attempt at the construction brick market that featured sets from their properties? They attempted to use their more popular properties, mostly Transformers, to gain traction to the brand but eventually failed. Years passed and instead of creating a competitive product, Hasbro and The Lego Group decided to collaborate and create what's possibly … Continue reading This is Not Kreo Folks! Lego Creator Expert Optimus Prime (10302)

#3008 / The Robot Spirits ⟨Side AB⟩ / Dunbine

What's the common thing between Spider-Man, Ant-Man, and the Kamen Rider franchise? Insects. They're so familiar yet also different that many science-fiction and fantasy properties draw inspiration from their aesthetic. Mecha is also no exception to this and there's no better example than the 1983 series Aura Battler Dunbine. And thanks to the amazing folks … Continue reading #3008 / The Robot Spirits ⟨Side AB⟩ / Dunbine

Shizuoka Hobby Show 2022: Kotobukiya Busou SHinki Arnval

Kotobukiya is currently at the fore front of "mecha musume" or "bishoujo plamo" with their Frame Arms Girl and Megami Device lines. With more manufacturers following suit, Kotobukiya is going back to the property that started it all and bring it to modern standards. If you recognize this design, then it's definitely nostalgic. To those … Continue reading Shizuoka Hobby Show 2022: Kotobukiya Busou SHinki Arnval