Everything Else is Underwhelming. Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer: 30MM Spinatio [Knight Type]

Day two and pretty much the whole of Bandai Spirits' Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer has ended and to say that I was underwhelmed by the reveals is an understatement. Today's "new" items were supposedly from Gundam THE WITCH FROM MERCURY, new Gunpla, and 30 Minute Missions/Sisters stuff. I said "new" because none of these … Continue reading Everything Else is Underwhelming. Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer: 30MM Spinatio [Knight Type]

Infinitism is Still a Thing, I Guess? Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer: HG Mazinger Zero (Infinitism)

In case you haven't caught wind of this, but Bandai Spirits Hobby Division is having their Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer online reveal extravaganza from June 21-22. Yes, it's a tad bit shorter than the previous one but this allows for more announcements in those two days. Despite more announcements, only one slightly caught my … Continue reading Infinitism is Still a Thing, I Guess? Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer: HG Mazinger Zero (Infinitism)

Sans Weapons and Digits? HG RX-78-02 Gundam Double Build – Work-in-Progress #2

Thanks to a combination of late-night meetings and an irritating case of neck muscle pain within the last week or so, I wasn't able to make any progress with this double build. However, I decided to squeeze as much build progress as I can last weekend, especially after finally watching Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's … Continue reading Sans Weapons and Digits? HG RX-78-02 Gundam Double Build – Work-in-Progress #2

I Really Want This Kit! Gundam Factory Yokohama 1/144 RX-78F00 HMT Gundam High Mobility Type

Shifting into Gunpla news, we're finally getting the kit of a design that's long speculated ever since it appeared on a poster within Gundam Factory Yokohama, the RX-78F00 HMT Gundam High Mobility Type. It was seen within the Gundam Lab building as documented in this tweet earlier this year: https://twitter.com/yoshi115t/status/1477129068483350529 If you follow the lore … Continue reading I Really Want This Kit! Gundam Factory Yokohama 1/144 RX-78F00 HMT Gundam High Mobility Type

It Should’ve Been Gundam ✕ Transformers! Bandai Spirits ✕ Takara Tomy Collaboration: Chogokin Liger Zero

A couple of days ago, Bandai Spirits and Takara Tomy, two companies holding the licenses for two of the largest robot-based properties, released an overly dramatic teaser video of their upcoming collaboration, dubbed as "Dream Together." This immediately drew the curiosity and speculations of many hobbyists and collectors, with most asking the same question. "Are … Continue reading It Should’ve Been Gundam ✕ Transformers! Bandai Spirits ✕ Takara Tomy Collaboration: Chogokin Liger Zero