Golden Joints! Work-in-Progress #1: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

As a very casual builder that only paints to match color accuracy and seals everything with a flat top coat, having to do gold paint is always a hassle. Especially if these are for joint parts. But with my recent gold-painting splurge with the HGCE Strike Freedom Gundam, I may have found a workflow that … Continue reading Golden Joints! Work-in-Progress #1: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

Dual Builds Complete! HGCC Turn “A” Gundam ✕ HGBF Turn “A” Gundam Shin

Managed to finish this double build roughly a month after opening the bags of runners. The build itself was okay and there weren't really that many hiccups along the way. Well, except for the slow progress thanks to my one hour/day build time. I'm also proud of how I actually was able to place paint … Continue reading Dual Builds Complete! HGCC Turn “A” Gundam ✕ HGBF Turn “A” Gundam Shin

SEED is Back! “GUNDAM SEED PROJECT ignited” Unveiled

Earlier today, The Life-sized Freedom Gundam Statue had its formal opening ceremony after a month of being open to visitors and tourists. Along with the spectacle was an announcement of a major project as part of Gundam SEED's 20th Anniversary in 2022. Presenting... GUNDAM SEED PROJECT ignited. GUNDAM SEED PROJECT ignited is comprised of five... … Continue reading SEED is Back! “GUNDAM SEED PROJECT ignited” Unveiled

News Catch Up: Model Kit Solicitations, April 2021

Several solicitations of upcoming model kits have recently went up, but I'll just focus on a couple (literally) that interest me for this round of news catch up. Construction of the 1/1 Freedom Gundam in Shanghai as part of the Gundam China Project (or GCP) has been completed. As such, Bandai Spirits has started solicitations … Continue reading News Catch Up: Model Kit Solicitations, April 2021

#GunplaExpo Tokyo 2020: New Master Grade and 1/100 Scale Reveals

I don't usually cover Master Grade or 1/100 scale stuff on this blog, primarily because I don't collect these lines. But that's not the case for Gunpla Expo Tokyo 2020 as there are very interesting kits that they announced in this scale. Again, I'm not planning to get any of these but at least, they … Continue reading #GunplaExpo Tokyo 2020: New Master Grade and 1/100 Scale Reveals