Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn: Let’s Talk Master Grades

I don't really talk about Master Grades on this blog since I'm more of a 1/144 person, but they did have a couple of interesting announcements for Hobby Next Phase, well at least one is, the other... Let's check them out! MGSD Freedom Gundam We all know Bandai Spirits is planning to do a Master … Continue reading Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn: Let’s Talk Master Grades

Placeholder for the HGCE? The Robot Spirits ⟨Side MS⟩ Duel Gundam (ver. A.N.I.M.E.)

As much as I trash on Gundam SEED, one of the things I really liked from the series are the designs of the original five GAT-X machines. They were unique at that time and not the uninspired designs that came after. That's why when Bandai Spirits started introducing the HGCE kits to the HGUC line, … Continue reading Placeholder for the HGCE? The Robot Spirits ⟨Side MS⟩ Duel Gundam (ver. A.N.I.M.E.)

That Explains the “1st Generation” Part: The Robot Spirits Strike Gundam ver.A.N.I.M.E.

Bandai Spirits' Hobby Division isn't the only group making announcements yesterday. The Collector Division, or Tamashii Nations, also had their Gundam Figures Night event where they also made some announcements, though only a few got my interest, and only one would be interesting enough to make a post of -- The Robot Spirits ⟨Side MS⟩ … Continue reading That Explains the “1st Generation” Part: The Robot Spirits Strike Gundam ver.A.N.I.M.E.

More or Less Complete: Entry Grade Strike Gundam

Just a quick update and probably the only work-in-progress post I'll make for the Entry Grade Strike Gundam. I started this build over the weekend, and I was once again reminded of how they were able to make such a color-accurate kit with a low parts count through clever engineering and parts design. This is … Continue reading More or Less Complete: Entry Grade Strike Gundam

Taking a Breather: Entry Grade Strike Gundam

I just finished the HG Gundam Exia / Astraea dual build last weekend and before going forward with another double or dual build, I decided to look back at this chain of kits. Starting with the continuation of the HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundam builds late in November up to the end of February, … Continue reading Taking a Breather: Entry Grade Strike Gundam