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

Three Years In Pause! Work-in-Progress #3: HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs

Searching through my blog archives, I started the HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs in January 2019, making this build running for three years now. I am definitely not planning to make it any longer. So why did I take an indefinite break from this build? For starters, I did get to finish the Narrative Gundam itself, … Continue reading Three Years In Pause! Work-in-Progress #3: HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs

These Didn’t Take Two Years! Double Build Complete: HGUC ZZ Gundam

Compared to my 2003 HGUC Zeta Gundam which had a time skip within the build, the HGUC ZZ Gundam went pretty smoothly and just clocked in at around a couple of weeks. Considering that this is a double build for a fairly larger High Grade kit, completing within a couple of weeks is an achievement. … Continue reading These Didn’t Take Two Years! Double Build Complete: HGUC ZZ Gundam