Infinitism is Still a Thing, I Guess? Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer: HG Mazinger Zero (Infinitism)

In case you haven't caught wind of this, but Bandai Spirits Hobby Division is having their Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer online reveal extravaganza from June 21-22. Yes, it's a tad bit shorter than the previous one but this allows for more announcements in those two days. Despite more announcements, only one slightly caught my … Continue reading Infinitism is Still a Thing, I Guess? Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer: HG Mazinger Zero (Infinitism)

Interesting, They’re Not Gokin Figures? Mini Action Series Mazinger Z & Aphrodite A

As I've yet to get myself a copy of the Mini Action God Sigma set, the amazing folks over at Action Toys has announced the next figures in the Mini Action line. And it is something I didn't expect, especially after getting my copy of the Mini Gokin Tetsujin 28 from Shin Tetsujin 28. They … Continue reading Interesting, They’re Not Gokin Figures? Mini Action Series Mazinger Z & Aphrodite A

Box Art Extravaganza: September 2021

I think I skipped a month or so worth of packaging art so we're back to cover September. And while this month didn't have that many releases, the few we have are quite notable due to varying reasons. First, we have the RG Hi-Nu Gundam from Mobile Suit Gundam Char's Counterattack: Beltorchika's Children. It's one … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: September 2021

I Want to Read the Manga! “Getter Robo Arc” Unsolicited Initial Thoughts

I've been diligently watching Getter Robo Arc whenever an episode drops every Sunday as this is the first time I'll be watching proper a Getter Robo story from Ken Ishikawa himself. Not that the previous OVAs weren't proper, in fact they are amazing pieces of mecha fiction. But it still feels different when it comes … Continue reading I Want to Read the Manga! “Getter Robo Arc” Unsolicited Initial Thoughts

One Shots / “Unexpected Assistance”

In an alternate reality where neither Great Mazinger nor Tetsuya Tsurugi exists, an unknown yet familiar robot comes to aid the damaged Mazinger Z. The unidentified robot, albeit the janky design, introduces itself as Taekwon V, built secretly from the neighboring country of Korea and uses technology compatible with Mazinger Z. TRU Metal / Taekwon … Continue reading One Shots / “Unexpected Assistance”