Now in my Scale Wheelhouse! Soul Vogue BF 1/144 Sword Shadow & Cannon Shadow

If you recall some moons ago, Chinese model kit manufacturer Soul Vogue released their Fire Shadow model kit with pre-assembled die cast internal frame. Yes, this is an original kit that has some clear inspiration from Star Saber of Transformers: Victory. Fire Shadow is a non-scale piece and since then, Soul Vogue has released Strike … Continue reading Now in my Scale Wheelhouse! Soul Vogue BF 1/144 Sword Shadow & Cannon Shadow

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