I almost forgot I've had this photoshoot up and ready for a couple of months now. But in any case, The CATALOGUE has finally delved into combining super robots, dominating the genre in the 70s. Starting things off is Mini Action Combattler V, the first in the "Romance Robot Trilogy", and first in a line … Continue reading #3006 / Mini Action / Combattler V
Combattler V, Voltes V, and Daimos are collectively known as the "Robot Romance Trilogy" for pioneering more emotional and complex storylines when compared to the, at that time, prevalent monster-of-the-week formula of other super robot shows. Ironically, Daimos was the only series that actually had a romantic element embedded into its plot.
My Mini Action Series Daltanious just arrived last week while my Mini Action Series Daimos is still at HobbyLink Japan's warehouse due to the current shipping restrictions. Regardless, seeing these figures really made me think of how I really like the concept of smaller, desktop sized fully transformable super robots. For those who know me … Continue reading Portable Scale Full Transformation Super Robots Done Right: Action Toys Mini Action Series
I am still waiting and very much excited with Action Toys' Mini Action Series figures, with the initial wave including Com-Battler V, Voltes V, and Daimos. And just when I thought I finally have good representations of those three machines for my collection, Bandai steps in with this thing. The next machine to be featured … Continue reading Super Minipla Com-Battler V & Option Parts Set
The Super Robot Chogokin line is one of my favorites from Tamashii Nations simply because they're essentially Soul of Chogokin figures at a more manageable size minus all the finicky transformation and combination gimmicks. Unfortunately, Tamashii Nations sort of decided put the line on hold and instead went with the Soul of Chogokin Full Action … Continue reading Transformable and Poseable at Smaller Scales! Art Storm “Mini Action Series”