When it first started 1997, no one knew that the Soul of Chogokin line would be the definitive high-end collector mecha brand. It also led to the eventual creation of Tamashii Nations, or Bandai Spirits' collector-oriented division. It took them a while, like 24 years, and multiple renewals plus reissues, but they're finally reaching a … Continue reading No Mazingers Here! Soul of Chogokin GX-100 Project
I do acknowledge how I include, for the most part, in these 'box art extravaganza' posts only kits being released by Bandai Spirits. Well because they do regularly put out packaging art a couple of weeks ahead of release. But this time, I was able to find packaging art for upcoming kits from Good Smile … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: May 2021, MODEROID Appreciation
I immediately wanted to pre-order the trio of MODEROID kits from Gaiking: Legend of Daiku-Maryu ever since Good Smile Company announced them. However, what I didn't like is their decision to release all three kits (e.g. Gaiking, Raiking, Balking) simultaneously. It also doesn't help that these three transform and combine, and you guys probably know … Continue reading Should I Get Doubles? MODEROID Gaiking The Great – Combination Preview
The latter portion of the 2000s saw multiple modern re-imaginings of classic mecha series. Some of these include Mazinger Edition Z: The Impact! (2009), Reideen (2007), and Gaiking: Legend of Daiku-Maryu from 2005. The Gaiking re-imagining introduced new elements to the original story, including two additional machines and a final combination. And thanks to the … Continue reading CG Render Teasers: MODEROID "Gaiking: Legend of Daiku-Maryu"
Yesterday was the Winter Wonder Festival for 2020 and just like previous years, Good Smile Company made sure to come all out and reveal all products they have in their various pipelines. And of course, I'll be giving my unsolicited thoughts on what they have in store for the MODEROID line of model kits. 1/60 … Continue reading Wonder Festival 2020 (Winter): MODEROID