It’s Not ACT-MODE and More Expensive Too? Hyper Body Lark Nio

I wasn't aware of this previously, but Good Smile Company apparently has a division in China, called Good Smile Arts Shanghai, and produces figures and merch of Chinese IP for Chinese and overseas markets. They recently announced this Hyper Body Lark Nio figure and model kit set from the game Artery Gear: Fusion. Now if … Continue reading It’s Not ACT-MODE and More Expensive Too? Hyper Body Lark Nio

Box Art Extravaganza: January 2023

Years may change, but our tendencies to spend our time and resources on plastic model kits never change, well I mean it can, but you get the idea. Boxes! Okay, I don't know if Good Smile Company just gave online retailers limited allocations of MODEROID White Lily over here, but I've had difficulties in securing … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: January 2023

Mecha Smile Impact 2023: #MODEROID Police and Power Armors

Last year saw Good Smile Company release quite a few kits in this category, notable ones being the Power Loader from Aliens, MADOX-01 from the OVA of the same name, and Cain from Robocop 2. I initially pre-ordered two out of the three but eventually cancelled them all. Let's see if I'll do the same … Continue reading Mecha Smile Impact 2023: #MODEROID Police and Power Armors

Mecha Smile Impact 2023: #MODEROID Variable Mechanics

One thing I really like about MODEROID kits is sometimes they push the boundaries of model kits in terms of transformation in the same vein as SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] releases. That said, I'm kind of refraining myself from purchasing transforming kits because these, more or less, fall out of my preferred size when completed. … Continue reading Mecha Smile Impact 2023: #MODEROID Variable Mechanics

Mecha Smile Impact 2023: #MODEROID Curiosity Pieces

I initially had some of these reveals in my top picks post, but I decided to separate those I consider to be more of curiosity pieces. So, here we go. MODEROID Vandread Dita A common thing I'm seeing with these releases, as well as those that I'm not covering, is that a good chunk of … Continue reading Mecha Smile Impact 2023: #MODEROID Curiosity Pieces