It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Kotobukiya & Aoshima

Moving on to the next vendors on the show floor, we have upcoming releases from Aoshima and Kotobukiya. Now, I'll be upfront and say that I'm quite underwhelmed with what Kotobukiya has on display, unless they still have some surprises left like Bandai Spirits has. Most of their teases were Megami Device kits so if … Continue reading It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Kotobukiya & Aoshima

Kotobukiya Plastic Model Hobby Show 2020 Online: The Brave Fighter

Just a couple of weeks after Bandai Spirits' Gunpla Expo Tokyo 2020 feat. G-Conference, it was Kotobukiya's turn with the Kotobukiya Plastic Model Hobby Show 2020 Online where they get to feature new and upcoming plastic model kits. I still have quite the number of Kotobukiya kits in my backlog and some of the stuff … Continue reading Kotobukiya Plastic Model Hobby Show 2020 Online: The Brave Fighter

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