One Shots / “Samus Aran, Bounty Hunter”

As of this post, Nintendo has revealed the next installment in the Metroid franchise, Metroid Dread. Thus, it's only fitting we get ourselves acquainted, once again, with the intergalactic bounty hunter and badass extraordinaire that is Samus Aran. Figma / Varia Suit (Metroid Prime 3: Corruption)Figma / Varia Feature (Metroid: Other M)

One Shots / “A Simpler Explanation”

Outside of ancillary literature, none of the sequel trilogy movies provided an explanation why C-3PO had a red arm coming into Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I'm inclined to think there's a much simpler explanation, one involving R2-D2, and a good serving of red paint. NOTE: I posted a different version of this photo on … Continue reading One Shots / “A Simpler Explanation”

One Shots / “Nostalgia Gundams”

Back in the late 90s, I often found myself rushing to get home from school to catch the latest Gundam episodes from a local TV station. Starting with Gundam Wing, they followed with G Gundam and finally, Gundam X. And that's how I got started in this rabbit hole of a hobby that continues to … Continue reading One Shots / “Nostalgia Gundams”

One Shots / “The Robot Romance Trilogy”

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.

One Shots / “Adieu 2020!”

Seeing two people donning robotic iron armor suits and beating each other with a steel chair makes absolutely no sense. But if one of them is named Iron Man "2020", I think we can all agree that we would definitely want to get ourselves a steel chair and beat the hell out of that guy.