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)

Total Eclipse of the Gunpla? MG Eclipse Gundam

I just remembered, didn't we just have a lunar eclipse the day before this reveal? Actual movements of celestial bodies aside, along the announcement of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED ECLIPSE is of course a model kit of the new titular Gundam. This is probably the reason why Bandai Spirits had nothing new to announce during … Continue reading Total Eclipse of the Gunpla? MG Eclipse Gundam

It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Gunpla

I admit to be quite disappointed with the Gunpla reveals during Bandai Spirits' Hobby Next Phase thing, which was timed around Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021. I thought they'd pull a Figure-rise Standard and surprise us with more new kits but alas, we only got more details of previously revealed ones. But nevertheless, more information is … Continue reading It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Gunpla

News Catch Up: Model Kit Solicitations, April 2021

Several solicitations of upcoming model kits have recently went up, but I'll just focus on a couple (literally) that interest me for this round of news catch up. Construction of the 1/1 Freedom Gundam in Shanghai as part of the Gundam China Project (or GCP) has been completed. As such, Bandai Spirits has started solicitations … Continue reading News Catch Up: Model Kit Solicitations, April 2021

Full Mechanics is Back! Full Mechanics 1/100 Calamity Gundam

Many were surprised when a new 1/100 scale Calamity Gundam kit was announced. Many were also scratching their heads as to how are they doing it? Would it have the same engineering as the way too old 1/100 SEED kits? Well, Bandai Spirits made a lot of announcements today, and that included the whole deal … Continue reading Full Mechanics is Back! Full Mechanics 1/100 Calamity Gundam