Guess the wait was worth it? S.H.Figuarts Space Sevenger

More than a year since its broadcast ended, many (myself included) still find Ultraman Z to be one of the best of the modern Ultraman series, and easily bests the Ultraman Trigger in my opinion. It was just a fun show overall, made even more fun by the "Special Airborne Armors" that were characters themselves, … Continue reading Guess the wait was worth it? S.H.Figuarts Space Sevenger

Taking Bandai Hobby Head-on: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] 100 Next Evolution

As preluded in a previous post, the SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] line is reaching its 100th release milestone and along with it are several announcements that would take the brand beyond your conventional candy toy offerings and could be right up the same alley as Bandai Spirits' Hobby Division model kits. But before going further, … Continue reading Taking Bandai Hobby Head-on: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] 100 Next Evolution

Curiosity Piece: 1/12 Heavy Armor Tiwaz Commander & Mass Production Types

My last curiosity piece was the 1/12 scale MU-2 Type Heavy powered armor from Spirit Cage: Incarnation which you can read here. I ultimately got the last remaining copy over at HobbyLink Japan and as if in perfect timing, another 1/12 power armor showed up in their pre-order listings. This time though, it's an action … Continue reading Curiosity Piece: 1/12 Heavy Armor Tiwaz Commander & Mass Production Types

Glad I Backed It Up! HasLab “Transformers: Victory” Victory Saber First Look

HasLab's Transformers: Victory Victory Saber is probably one of the most anticipated Transformers figures by collectors in 2022. And while I've forgotten when it's supposed to be released, the good folks at Hasbro made sure we never forget this guy as they released the first engineering pilot (or EP1) for this set. This is how … Continue reading Glad I Backed It Up! HasLab “Transformers: Victory” Victory Saber First Look

Can’t Wait for the High Grade? Metal Robot Spirits ⟨Side MS⟩ Gundam Deathscythe Hell

While unrelated to the ongoing Shizuoka Hobby Show, Tamashii Nations did made a number of announcements yesterday, which mainly involved future Metal Robot Spirits figures, a line I didn't expect them to be quite aggressive with. Following Wing Gundam Zero and Gundam Epyon, the next figure would be Gundam Deathscythe Hell, which is a completely … Continue reading Can’t Wait for the High Grade? Metal Robot Spirits ⟨Side MS⟩ Gundam Deathscythe Hell