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

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 badly 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 / … Continue reading One Shots / “Unexpected Assistance”

No Mazingers Here! Soul of Chogokin GX-100 Project

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

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