And They’re Complete! HGUC Gundam G05 / Unit 5

With the announcement and consequent release of the Premium Bandai exclusive HGUC Gundam G04, it was only a matter of time before they complete the seven RX-78 units. And now it is complete with the announcement of the HGUC RX-78-5 Gundam G05. This appeared in the game Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space along with … Continue reading And They’re Complete! HGUC Gundam G05 / Unit 5

Rising From Mediocrity: "Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE" Series Review

The following may contain spoilers for Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE. Director / Shinya Watada Screenplay / Yasuyuki Muto Production / Sunrise Beyond Release Date / October 10, 2019 Most, if not everyone, in the Gundam community consider Gundam Build Divers as the most mediocre entry in the Gundam Build series. It had a good concept … Continue reading Rising From Mediocrity: "Gundam Build Divers Re:RISE" Series Review

Why are these Premium Bandai? HGAC Vayeate & Mercurius

Bandai Spirits is kind of doing a slow roll in releasing HGAC kits. We already have three Gundams, with one more coming out the next month, as well as a couple of grunt suits. I also believe that both Vayeate and Mercurius are popular enough designs to get retail kits. Which is why I'm dumbfounded … Continue reading Why are these Premium Bandai? HGAC Vayeate & Mercurius

Double (X) Builds! Work-in-Progress #1: HGAW Gundam X / X Divider

I usually suspend builds around July and August because of the unfavorable weather at this side of the planet, but I decided to resume my double builds at the end of August with the HGAW Gundam X / X Divider. This is part of my attempt to build at least 1 kit from the Gundam … Continue reading Double (X) Builds! Work-in-Progress #1: HGAW Gundam X / X Divider

#1004 / High Grade Universal Century / RX-178 Gundam Mk-II [A.E.U.G.] (2015)

I went to Japan around the same time this kit was released though I really can't remember if I got this guy there or purchased it locally. Regardless, this was part of the Gunpla 35th Anniversary 'Revive' campaign and its engineering really shows. Check out this more modern take on the HGUC Gundam Mk-II by … Continue reading #1004 / High Grade Universal Century / RX-178 Gundam Mk-II [A.E.U.G.] (2015)