Golden Joints! Work-in-Progress #1: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

As a very casual builder that only paints to match color accuracy and seals everything with a flat top coat, having to do gold paint is always a hassle. Especially if these are for joint parts. But with my recent gold-painting splurge with the HGCE Strike Freedom Gundam, I may have found a workflow that … Continue reading Golden Joints! Work-in-Progress #1: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

“86 -Eighty Six-” Foreshadowing? HG Reginleif

Seeing this reveal made me catch up on the latter six episodes of the first half of 86 -Eighty Six-. It's a really great show, some even calling it an anime adaptation gold standard. I'll probably post a review in the next couple of weeks but what we have here doesn't appear in the first … Continue reading “86 -Eighty Six-” Foreshadowing? HG Reginleif

Bring out the Big Guns! HG Alteisen Revealed

Just a week after the HG Cybaster was released, Bandai Spirits immediately followed with the next Super Robot Wars OG kit to get the High Grade treatment, and they made a great pick for the second one. Another classic design from the games, along with Cybaster is the Alteisen, making its debut as a High … Continue reading Bring out the Big Guns! HG Alteisen Revealed

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