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)

Resolving a Cliffhanger… with a Cliffhanger: “Getter Robo Arc” Series Review

The following may contain spoilers for Getter Robo Arc. Director / Jun KawagoeScreenplay / Tadashi Hayakawa (based on Ken Ishikawa's Getter Robo Arc manga)Production / Bee Media & Studio A-CatRelease Date / July 2021 The Getter Robo franchise has cemented itself as one of the foundations of the mecha genre, with the original being the … Continue reading Resolving a Cliffhanger… with a Cliffhanger: “Getter Robo Arc” Series Review

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

It’s Not Infinitism: HG Getter Arc

This ain't exactly the newest of news as Bandai Spirits has teased this previously, but we're now getting more details of the upcoming HG Getter Arc kit as part of the new Getter Robo Arc anime that's set to drop in Summer of 2021. What's particular about this kit is it will be the first … Continue reading It’s Not Infinitism: HG Getter Arc