Shame, It’s Another Premium Bandai Release: HGUC Gundam GP00 (Engage Zero)

English Premium Bandai solicitations officially list this kit as Gundam "GP00", same with Gundam GP00 "Blossom"? Amidst all the announcements and reveals during last week's double billing of the All-Japan Model & Hobby Show and Bandai Spirits' Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn is a reveal of a kit that I found to be much more … Continue reading Shame, It’s Another Premium Bandai Release: HGUC Gundam GP00 (Engage Zero)

Is Project Pale Rider Complete? HGUC Red Rider Revealed

If you're keeping track with the Premium Bandai "Project Pale Rider" kits, then you are aware that after the White Rider and Black Rider from Mobile Suit Gundam BATTLE OPERATION: Code Fairy, the only unit that's yet to be released is the Red Rider. Unfortunately, these kits have acquired quite a negative impression thanks to … Continue reading Is Project Pale Rider Complete? HGUC Red Rider Revealed

I Mashed F5 on Premium Bandai! HGUC Phantom Gundam

I am not the most familiar with late Universal Century stories, murky canon status and lack of official English releases withstanding. But I think everyone would agree that the Phantom Gundam from Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Ghost is one of the most recognized designs to appear in the manga. In fact, Tamashii Nations has already … Continue reading I Mashed F5 on Premium Bandai! HGUC Phantom Gundam

Someone Didn’t Skip Arm Day! HGUC Gundam TR-1 [Hazel Owsla] Gigantic Arm Unit

Ever since Premium Bandai started releasing slew of crazy Advance of Zeta kits back in 2019, I have made a personal commitment of dedicating a year just to build those. And I've yet to decide when that would be. But that totally doesn't stop Bandai Spirits from announcing new AoZ kits, like this guy over … Continue reading Someone Didn’t Skip Arm Day! HGUC Gundam TR-1 [Hazel Owsla] Gigantic Arm Unit

It Can (Sort of) Stand! Build Complete: HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs

Let's first take a break from all those Mecha Smile Impact announcements to just appreciate this kit and how it's actually finished. After starting this kit in 2019, the HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs is finally complete. It really feels good that I don't have any pending builds left unfinished as of today. One of the … Continue reading It Can (Sort of) Stand! Build Complete: HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs