It Can (Sort of) Stand! Build Complete: HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs

Let's first take a break from all those Mecha Smile Impact announcements to just appreciate this kit and how it's actually finished. After starting this kit in 2019, the HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs is finally complete. It really feels good that I don't have any pending builds left unfinished as of today. One of the … Continue reading It Can (Sort of) Stand! Build Complete: HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs

Three Years In Pause! Work-in-Progress #3: HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs

Searching through my blog archives, I started the HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs in January 2019, making this build running for three years now. I am definitely not planning to make it any longer. So why did I take an indefinite break from this build? For starters, I did get to finish the Narrative Gundam itself, … Continue reading Three Years In Pause! Work-in-Progress #3: HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs

These Didn’t Take Two Years! Double Build Complete: HGUC ZZ Gundam

Compared to my 2003 HGUC Zeta Gundam which had a time skip within the build, the HGUC ZZ Gundam went pretty smoothly and just clocked in at around a couple of weeks. Considering that this is a double build for a fairly larger High Grade kit, completing within a couple of weeks is an achievement. … Continue reading These Didn’t Take Two Years! Double Build Complete: HGUC ZZ Gundam

It’s Not Iron Patriot: S.H.Figuarts Captain America (Tech-On Avengers)

After releasing Iron Man, Tamashii Nations has started solicitations on the next figure to come out from Tech-On Avengers, their collaboration with Marvel Comics -- Captain America. The design clearly speaks of Captain America, but at the same time, you can also fudge this as an Iron Patriot suit in your own head canon if … Continue reading It’s Not Iron Patriot: S.H.Figuarts Captain America (Tech-On Avengers)

These Kits Don’t Skip Panel Day! Work-in-Progress #2: HGUC ZZ Gundam

I know I just posted my first work-in-progress update for the HGUC ZZ Gundam double build I'm currently doing, but I wanted to provide updates on the actual double aspect of this build. I also like how I don't need to bust out my mirrorless camera to take work-in-progress shots and just use my smartphone … Continue reading These Kits Don’t Skip Panel Day! Work-in-Progress #2: HGUC ZZ Gundam