Arms and Legs Please? Work-in-Progress #2: Figure-rise Standard Ultraman Suit Zoffy/Ver. Z

Season 2 of ULTRAMAN is set to drop later this week as of this post, so I really wanted to finish this kit right around the same time or prior. And I think I'm almost there, with this pic being my progress as of last Friday. I was able to complete most of the kit … Continue reading Arms and Legs Please? Work-in-Progress #2: Figure-rise Standard Ultraman Suit Zoffy/Ver. Z

Less Shiny and More Functional: Work-in-Progress #1: Figure-rise Standard Ultraman Suit Zoffy/Ver.Z

Upon receiving the package containing this kit last week, I immediately started thinking of how I'd handle the silver parts. And so, I spent a good chunk of last Saturday watching a bunch of build videos of this kit from Japanese modelers. Most of them did what I expected, using a combination metallic silver finish … Continue reading Less Shiny and More Functional: Work-in-Progress #1: Figure-rise Standard Ultraman Suit Zoffy/Ver.Z

Overtaking the Backlog! Work-in-Progress #0: Figure-rise Standard Ultraman Suit Zoffy/Ver.Z

This kit is one of the more special ones compared to the rest of the backlog as it's a gift from an amazing person. It's not often you get to meet people you get along with really well quite easily, especially after the world basically changed two years ago. So, I really, really appreciate the … Continue reading Overtaking the Backlog! Work-in-Progress #0: Figure-rise Standard Ultraman Suit Zoffy/Ver.Z

I Appreciate Star Wars Too! Star Wars: The Black Series Dark Trooper

I'm more of a Star Trek person than a Star Wars person, but I do appreciate the latter and how it's relevant to my collection. I'm specifically talking about the various droid units you can see in the myriad of Star Wars media, like this guy. I find it funny how they needed to explicitly … Continue reading I Appreciate Star Wars Too! Star Wars: The Black Series Dark Trooper

Impact Indeed! Mecha Smile Impact #MODEROID Reveals: Near-Future Police Mecha & Powered Suits

Before 2021 ended, Good Smile Company and its mecha sub-brand Good Mecha Smile have been promoting Mecha Smile Impact, an event which they promise would excite and bring impact to the mecha modeling world. They promised to reveal tons of upcoming model kits and figures from both the MODEROID and The Gattai lines. They had the … Continue reading Impact Indeed! Mecha Smile Impact #MODEROID Reveals: Near-Future Police Mecha & Powered Suits