Because the RIOBOT Version IS Expensive: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] R-1 & R-Gun Set

In what appears to be companies responding to each other and providing multiple options, Bandai Shokugan has previously announced that they are also doing a combining SRX kit in the SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] line following Sen-Ti-Nel's much expensive RIOBOT offering. And RIOBOT set finally released (I also got mine last week), it's now Bandai's … Continue reading Because the RIOBOT Version IS Expensive: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] R-1 & R-Gun Set

Road to SMP No. 100: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] Genesis of Aquarion

In 2016, Bandai Candy's Super Minipla line took the simple Minipla kit concept and placed it on a level on par with Bandai Spirits' hobby products. And with its rebranding to SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] in 2021, the line took even more heights with its engineering and concepts, like the SMP Alternative Destiny sub brand. … Continue reading Road to SMP No. 100: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] Genesis of Aquarion

I’m Also Down With THis Kit, I Think? SMP Alternative Destiny Dragon Jet & Super Giant Combination Set

As mentioned in my earlier post the SMP Alternative Destiny Brave Exkaiser set was announced together with Premium Bandai-exclusive complementary set that should allow you to build its final form, Great Exkaiser. Before I forget to mention, these versions of both King Exkaiser and Great Exkaiser were previously garage kits by Toshihisa Miyauchi who's now … Continue reading I’m Also Down With THis Kit, I Think? SMP Alternative Destiny Dragon Jet & Super Giant Combination Set

This Bot Looks Serious! Super-Dreadnought Series Megaton Musashi

October has finally began, and if caught this upcoming series preview post, it only means we're in for quite the number of shows this season. The earliest to start among these is Megaton Musashi, which is part of Level 5's cross-media project which includes the aforementioned anime, games, and of course, merchandise. In fact, Bandai … Continue reading This Bot Looks Serious! Super-Dreadnought Series Megaton Musashi

Sneak Preview: Super Minipla Trider G7

With Bandai Candy moving forward with the rebranded SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] line, Hobby Japan got an advance copy of the last Super Minipla release, Trider G7 and got to play with it. They also released a video that pretty much contains everything you need to know in case you're still undecided on getting one. … Continue reading Sneak Preview: Super Minipla Trider G7