Hyped More Than it Should: “Red Giant 03rd MS Team” Exclusive High Grades

Back in Shizuoka Hobby Show last May, Bandai Spirits teased a cross-media project between the Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield II game, Gundam Ace, and Gunpla -- Mobile Suit Gundam: Red Giant 03rd MS Team. Now the title is a ringer to the well loved 08th MS Team OVA though the connections on … Continue reading Hyped More Than it Should: “Red Giant 03rd MS Team” Exclusive High Grades

I Mashed F5 on Premium Bandai! HGUC Phantom Gundam

I am not the most familiar with late Universal Century stories, murky canon status and lack of official English releases withstanding. But I think everyone would agree that the Phantom Gundam from Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Ghost is one of the most recognized designs to appear in the manga. In fact, Tamashii Nations has already … Continue reading I Mashed F5 on Premium Bandai! HGUC Phantom Gundam

Someone Didn’t Skip Arm Day! HGUC Gundam TR-1 [Hazel Owsla] Gigantic Arm Unit

Ever since Premium Bandai started releasing slew of crazy Advance of Zeta kits back in 2019, I have made a personal commitment of dedicating a year just to build those. And I've yet to decide when that would be. But that totally doesn't stop Bandai Spirits from announcing new AoZ kits, like this guy over … Continue reading Someone Didn’t Skip Arm Day! HGUC Gundam TR-1 [Hazel Owsla] Gigantic Arm Unit

P-Bandai Being P-Bandai: HG Gundam AGE-1 Razor & Gundam AGE-2 ArtEmIs Set

Earlier this week, Premium Bandai announced the HG Gundam AGE-1 Razor & Gundam AGE-2 Artemis Set as a late cash-in to the Gundam AGE 10th Anniversary celebration, I guess. These variants, or 'wears' as they call them in-universe, came from the Gundam AGE: Unknown Soldiers and Gundam AGE: EXA-LOG side stories which were serialized in … Continue reading P-Bandai Being P-Bandai: HG Gundam AGE-1 Razor & Gundam AGE-2 ArtEmIs Set

I’m Not Calling It “Load” Astray: HGCE Lord Astray Ω

Let's just get this out of the way. Ever since they introduced its Gundam Build variant, the Load Astray Double Rebake, I think I'm not the only one who thought that this is a dumb way to translate what we initially thought as the "Lord Astray" -- which is a much cooler and more intimidating … Continue reading I’m Not Calling It “Load” Astray: HGCE Lord Astray Ω