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Tamashii Nation 2019: Gundam

As previously mentioned, Tamashii Nation 2019 (Tamashii Nations' creatively named annual event) is happening this weekend and once again, a lot of figure samples are on display, but not all are getting releases, at least for now. Here's what got my interest as far as Gundams are concerned. The Metal Robot Spirits line is always … Continue reading Tamashii Nation 2019: Gundam

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Finally, Dancing Robots! The Robot Spirits ⟨Side OM⟩ King Gainer

Tamashii Nations has a habit of displaying figure samples during shows that aren't planned for retail (regular or online exclusive) and more of just plain teases, much to the disappointment of collectors. One such show is happening this weekend with Tamashii Nation 2019 and while they still have a lot of samples tagged as 'display … Continue reading Finally, Dancing Robots! The Robot Spirits ⟨Side OM⟩ King Gainer

#3002 / Super Robot Chogokin // Mazinger Z

For the almost 10 years that I have this blog up and running, including the great reset of 2018, I have apparently never featured a single Mazinger Z figure either as a CATALOGUE Entry or even as a featured review. That's kind of a shame given Mazinger Z is a mecha classic. And so, in … Continue reading #3002 / Super Robot Chogokin // Mazinger Z

Box Art Extravaganza Dreiundzwanzig

It's been a while since the last time I did these box art extravaganzas, but I think this month's releases are worth highlighting. So let's dive right in. I can say with good confidence that I know what I'm getting myself into once I get two copies of the HGUC Penelope. That said, let's step … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza Dreiundzwanzig

Looks Like I’m Getting Two: HGUC Penelope Transformation and Combination Breakdown

A week or so ahead of its release, the great people at The Gundam Base Tokyo released a lengthy 30 minute video showing the features of the HGUC Penelope, including its transformation into flight mode and separation into the Odysseus Gundam plus the Fixed Flight unit. After watching the video in its entirety, you could … Continue reading Looks Like I’m Getting Two: HGUC Penelope Transformation and Combination Breakdown