February 2021 is Going to be Expensive! The BRAVE FIGHTER Sky Goldran

February is quickly turning out to be an expensive month for us mecha collectors. Good Smile Company alone has plenty of MODEROID releases on that month, and then Kotobukiya decided to add one more with the fourth kit in The Brave Fighter line. Yes, that's the official name of their Brave Series kits. And that … Continue reading February 2021 is Going to be Expensive! The BRAVE FIGHTER Sky Goldran

I Still Prefer Kotobukiya’s Approach: Super Minipla Fire Dagwon

Bandai Candy has made a couple of announcements for the next Super Minipla releases. While I do think both kits are good choices, I'll probably go with an offering from another manufacturer or product line. In any case, the first of these two announcements is the Super Minipla Fire Dagwon, the lead machine from 1996's … Continue reading I Still Prefer Kotobukiya’s Approach: Super Minipla Fire Dagwon

Kotobukiya "Air Shizouka Hobby Show": Brave Series

The 2020 Shizuoka Hobby Show may be cancelled, but hobby companies have been compensating by having virtual events or straight announcing their upcoming offerings in lieu of the aforementioned event. This includes Kotobukiya with their "Air Shizouka Hobby Show" which includes various reveals from various lines. For this post, I'm focusing on their expanding Brave … Continue reading Kotobukiya "Air Shizouka Hobby Show": Brave Series

Kits I Wanted to Build if Not for the Quarantine: MODEROID & Kotobukiya

Many have said that building model kits are the perfect hobby to do while in quarantine. That's true... as long as you still have the supplies needed to build these kits, or if shipping hasn't been delayed due to a myriad of reasons. For me, it's more of the former but the latter is very … Continue reading Kits I Wanted to Build if Not for the Quarantine: MODEROID & Kotobukiya

Shizuoka Hobby Show 2019: Kotobukiya “The BRAVE FIGHTER” Reveals

We are still not done with my thoughts on the reveals during last weekend's Shizuoka Hobby Show. This time, I'll be looking at the stuff that Kotobukiya has on display, particularly their upcoming The BRAVE FIGHTER line of kits which has me really curious since it was first revealed... and are still being revealed. I'm … Continue reading Shizuoka Hobby Show 2019: Kotobukiya “The BRAVE FIGHTER” Reveals