Get Ready to be Excited (or Disappointed): All Japan Hobby & Model Show 2022 + Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn (Updated)

Before anything else, let's get this thing out of the way. Thanks to the sleuths scouring for new Japanese trademark filings, we already have wind of an upcoming Master Grade SD line some months back, we just don't know when Bandai Spirits would make the actual announcement... and now we do. I'm not really a … Continue reading Get Ready to be Excited (or Disappointed): All Japan Hobby & Model Show 2022 + Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn (Updated)

(Not so) Plastic Crack: Possible HGAC Altron Gundam Color Study

Bandai Spirits just released HGAC Shenlong Gundam last week, much to mine, and every Gundam Wing completist's, delight. Reviews suggest that it is a great kit, and I can't wait to build mine. One reason I particularly like the Shenlong Gundam design is its use of the iconic Gundam tricolors, which is also why I'm … Continue reading (Not so) Plastic Crack: Possible HGAC Altron Gundam Color Study

Box Art Extravaganza: September 2022 (Updated)

It's less than one month before Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch from Mercury drops so it's no surprise which kit is getting an early packaging preview. We already saw the clean packaging style for the HG THE WITCH FROM MERCURY kits last month with the HG Gundam Lfrith and HG Beguir-Beu. On that note, let … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: September 2022 (Updated)

Today’s Robits: September 2022, Staycation Edition

“Robit” is an online slang used as alternative to the word “robot.” To reiterate, I don't usually make haul posts as much as I did before unless there's some good story or thematic similarity between my recent purchases. For this one, it's the former and let me start by laying down some context. Last week, … Continue reading Today’s Robits: September 2022, Staycation Edition

HGAC Shenlong Gundam: Straight Build Preview

This is actually a little late but still relevant. So, the great folks over at Bandai Namco Korea released a straight build preview video of the HGAC Shenlong Gundam, which is slated to be released on September 10 (this Saturday as of this post). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9Lim4Ddhtk Just from the thumbnail of this video, you can already … Continue reading HGAC Shenlong Gundam: Straight Build Preview