No Mazingers Here! Soul of Chogokin GX-100 Project

When it first started 1997, no one knew that the Soul of Chogokin line would be the definitive high-end collector mecha brand. It also led to the eventual creation of Tamashii Nations, or Bandai Spirits' collector-oriented division. It took them a while, like 24 years, and multiple renewals plus reissues, but they're finally reaching a … Continue reading No Mazingers Here! Soul of Chogokin GX-100 Project

Whole Slew of Upcoming Gunpla! HG “Gundam Breaker Battlogue” Kits Revealed

Upon its launch in 2019, Gundam Breaker Mobile, or Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare as it's known in the west, had interesting mobile suit designs that many were totally expecting to get some form of limited-release Gunpla. Many expected wrong as not one kit came out of these designs. But you can never be too sure … Continue reading Whole Slew of Upcoming Gunpla! HG “Gundam Breaker Battlogue” Kits Revealed

(Not so) Plastic Crack: SYSTEM-∀99 Turn “A” Gundam – Color Study

Now that I've completed building the HGCC Turn "A" Gundam and am familiar with its nuances, I decided to move forward by doing a quick color study for the SYSTEM-∀99 Turn "A" Gundam. To those unfamiliar, this is the version that destroyed Earth's civilization at the end of the Dark History and was finally seen … Continue reading (Not so) Plastic Crack: SYSTEM-∀99 Turn “A” Gundam – Color Study

Dual Builds Complete! HGCC Turn “A” Gundam ✕ HGBF Turn “A” Gundam Shin

Managed to finish this double build roughly a month after opening the bags of runners. The build itself was okay and there weren't really that many hiccups along the way. Well, except for the slow progress thanks to my one hour/day build time. I'm also proud of how I actually was able to place paint … Continue reading Dual Builds Complete! HGCC Turn “A” Gundam ✕ HGBF Turn “A” Gundam Shin

Box Art Extravaganza: June 2021 (and then some)

Bandai Spirits finally released the box arts for the rest of the kits released in June, following the HG Cybaster yesterday. That said, I would just like to nitpick whoever's exporting these images from Photoshop. Please export them in higher quality JPEG! Compression artifacts and noise are all over the place on these images. I've … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: June 2021 (and then some)