HGUC Nightingale: Box Art & Straight Build Preview

In a couple of weeks' time, Bandai Spirits is going to release yet another one of these kits no one thought they would, the HGUC Nightingale from Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack - Beltorchika's Children. It will be released a couple of months before its rival unit, the RG Hi-Nu Gundam. While there have been … Continue reading HGUC Nightingale: Box Art & Straight Build Preview

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

Whole Slew of Upcoming Gunpla! HG “Gundam Breaker Battlogue” Kits Revealed

Upon its launch in 2019, Gundam Breaker Mobile, or Gundam Battle: Gunpla Warfare as it's known in the west, had interesting mobile suit designs that many were totally expecting to get some form of limited-release Gunpla. Many expected wrong as not one kit came out of these designs. But you can never be too sure … Continue reading Whole Slew of Upcoming Gunpla! HG “Gundam Breaker Battlogue” Kits Revealed

(Not so) Plastic Crack: SYSTEM-∀99 Turn “A” Gundam – Color Study

Now that I've completed building the HGCC Turn "A" Gundam and am familiar with its nuances, I decided to move forward by doing a quick color study for the SYSTEM-∀99 Turn "A" Gundam. To those unfamiliar, this is the version that destroyed Earth's civilization at the end of the Dark History and was finally seen … Continue reading (Not so) Plastic Crack: SYSTEM-∀99 Turn “A” Gundam – Color Study

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