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

Box Art Extravaganza: June 2021 (and then some)

Bandai Spirits finally released the box arts for the rest of the kits released in June, following the HG Cybaster yesterday. That said, I would just like to nitpick whoever's exporting these images from Photoshop. Please export them in higher quality JPEG! Compression artifacts and noise are all over the place on these images. I've … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: June 2021 (and then some)

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

Because the first one was so good! Entry Grade Strike Gundam

It was almost a year ago when Bandai Spirits announced the Entry Grade RX-78-2 Gundam and once it was released, everyone loved it. An affordable, easy to assemble, color-accurate and highly articulated 1/144 scale RX-78-2 Gundam with color separation better than the HGUC. With a winning formula in their hands, Bandai Spirits does the next … Continue reading Because the first one was so good! Entry Grade Strike Gundam