#JapanWinter2019: The Gundam Base Tokyo Experience

I haven't made a post about my recent Japan trip in a while so today's a good time for another one. A place I specifically requested in our itinerary was The Gundam Base Tokyo along with the life-sized Unicorn Gundam statue. Please note that this won't be a detailed account of every section inside and … Continue reading #JapanWinter2019: The Gundam Base Tokyo Experience

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Whatever it takes: #AvengersEndgame Full Trailer Dropped!

This isn't really mecha related, but I'm an Iron Man figure collector so this should be expected. Anyway, Marvel Studios dropped both the poster and full trailer for Avengers: Endgame an it was all hype! Much like their previous trailers, they were able to show stuff you'd definitely look forward to without giving hints of … Continue reading Whatever it takes: #AvengersEndgame Full Trailer Dropped!

Bandai Hobby Online Shop Exclusive: MG Re-GZ Custom

I'm not usually one to share Master Grade or 1/100 Gunpla in general as I collect 1/144 scale stuff. That said, this is one of the more interesting ones I've seen recently. This is the MG Re-GZ Custom from the Mobile Suit Gundam Char's Counterattack MSV design variation series. From the looks of things, this … Continue reading Bandai Hobby Online Shop Exclusive: MG Re-GZ Custom

Tamashii Web Exclusive: S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark 20 “Python”

Fresh from my failed attempt to secure a copy of S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark 22 "Hot Rod", Tamashii Nations has revealed a new armor which is a recolor of the Mark 7. Fortunately, it's not an event limited figure though it is an online exclusive. Appearing in Iron Man 3, this is the S.H.Figuarts Iron … Continue reading Tamashii Web Exclusive: S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark 20 “Python”

Making Sense of the Craziness: New HGUC “Advance of Zeta” Kits & Combinations

I recently went to a local hobby shop to pre-order a bunch of online exclusive HGUC Advance of Zeta kits. Why? Because Bandai Spirits has suddenly gone full bananas by announcing a couple new kits, some reissues, and most importantly -- a bunch of combinations that would require multiple copies of these kits. This all … Continue reading Making Sense of the Craziness: New HGUC “Advance of Zeta” Kits & Combinations