Finally, My Gateway to Macross! HG YF-19 (Macross Plus)

One of the mecha franchises I really want to get into, merch-wise, is Macross. However, the figures or model kits we have are either too large or too expensive for my collection -- mainly due to the whole transformation aspect. But it seems like that's about to change as Bandai Spirits is releasing a new … Continue reading Finally, My Gateway to Macross! HG YF-19 (Macross Plus)

Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn: Let’s Talk Master Grades

I don't really talk about Master Grades on this blog since I'm more of a 1/144 person, but they did have a couple of interesting announcements for Hobby Next Phase, well at least one is, the other... Let's check them out! MGSD Freedom Gundam We all know Bandai Spirits is planning to do a Master … Continue reading Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn: Let’s Talk Master Grades

#WonHobby35: MODEROID Reveals and Displays

Good Smile Company is back with their bi-annual (?) highlight and display of upcoming products from their various lines, WonHobby 35 or "Wonderful Hobby Life For You 35" (like seriously, who thought of that long name). I don't expect much new stuff from their Good Mecha Smile brands as they did just have Mecha Smile … Continue reading #WonHobby35: MODEROID Reveals and Displays

Remember “Nostalgic Fiction Gundam: Beast”? YU-MO 1/144 Hundred Edge

I bet no one expected this coming. Back in 2009, an artist / doujin circle named "Atelier Tobuio" released a book called Nostalgic Fiction Gundam: Beast which contained designs of a non-existent, and certainly unofficial, Gundam series where the mobile suits transform into animal-based forms, hence the Gundam: Beast title. Most of the designs, including … Continue reading Remember “Nostalgic Fiction Gundam: Beast”? YU-MO 1/144 Hundred Edge

Box Art Extravaganza: June 2021 (and then some)

Bandai Spirits finally released the box arts for the rest of the kits released in June, following the HG Cybaster yesterday. That said, I would just like to nitpick whoever's exporting these images from Photoshop. Please export them in higher quality JPEG! Compression artifacts and noise are all over the place on these images. I've … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: June 2021 (and then some)