Around the same time last year, I was in a dilemma on which releases to pick up for my ULTRAMAN collection. Whether I should go and continue with my ULTRA-ACT ✕ S.H.Figuarts figures, albeit being manga versions, or go with the Figure-rise Standard 1/12 scale model kits. Seeing the announcement of a second season, as … Continue reading Yet Another Dilemma: Figure-rise Standard "ULTRAMAN" -Action-
Fully revealed a couple of weeks ago during the All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2019, Bandai Spirits Hobby has started solicitations on this kit and posted more information on their website, along with detailed CG renders of the completed kit. For starters, this kit also comes with an LED unit that would light up … Continue reading Bandai Spirits Hobby Listings, October 2019: Figure-rise Standard ULTRAMAN SUIT TIGA
This year's All Japan Model & Hobby Show is almost over but that doesn't mean I can't give my unsolicited thoughts on the stuff that's on the show floor. For this one, I'll be covering the stuff I found interesting from Bandai Spirits, both on the hobby and collector divisions. By the way, I'm not … Continue reading All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2019: Bandai Spirits Hobby Division
Back in January, I placed myself in a little debacle on which figure/model kit line to collect from the then-upcoming Netflix ULTRAMAN anime. I already have S.H.Figuarts versions of the three suits albeit in their manga iterations and told myself to remain in that camp unless we get Figure-rise Standard kits of the other ones. … Continue reading New ULTRAMAN SUIT Project: Figure-rise Standard ULTRAMAN SUIT "TIGA"
Today's round up of cool packaging art involves kits that I'm really interested in getting -- the HGCE Destiny Gundam and RG Crossbone Gundam X1. It took them a while, but a couple of years after the last High Grade Cosmic Era release -- i.e. HGCE Strike Freedom Gundam, they once again return to the … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza Zweiundzwanzig