In an alternate reality where neither Great Mazinger nor Tetsuya Tsurugi exists, an unknown yet familiar robot comes to aid the badly damaged Mazinger Z. The unidentified robot, albeit the janky design, introduces itself as Taekwon V, built secretly from the neighboring country of Korea and uses technology compatible with Mazinger Z. TRU Metal / … Continue reading One Shots / “Unexpected Assistance”
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)
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”
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”
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.