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)

Everything Else is Underwhelming. Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer: 30MM Spinatio [Knight Type]

Day two and pretty much the whole of Bandai Spirits' Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer has ended and to say that I was underwhelmed by the reveals is an understatement. Today's "new" items were supposedly from Gundam THE WITCH FROM MERCURY, new Gunpla, and 30 Minute Missions/Sisters stuff. I said "new" because none of these … Continue reading Everything Else is Underwhelming. Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer: 30MM Spinatio [Knight Type]

Infinitism is Still a Thing, I Guess? Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer: HG Mazinger Zero (Infinitism)

In case you haven't caught wind of this, but Bandai Spirits Hobby Division is having their Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer online reveal extravaganza from June 21-22. Yes, it's a tad bit shorter than the previous one but this allows for more announcements in those two days. Despite more announcements, only one slightly caught my … Continue reading Infinitism is Still a Thing, I Guess? Hobby Next Phase 2022 Summer: HG Mazinger Zero (Infinitism)

Time For Some Mid-Season Upgrades! Hobby Next Phase 2022 Spring: HG Kenbu Zan

The last day for Hobby Next Phase 2022 Spring is focused on Kyoukai Senki or AMAIM Warrior on the Battlefield, especially with its latter half making a return this April. And with the way the first half ended, everyone pretty much predicted a mid-season upgrade to the main protagonist machine, Kenbu will eventually appear. Minor … Continue reading Time For Some Mid-Season Upgrades! Hobby Next Phase 2022 Spring: HG Kenbu Zan

Redemption for Wufei! Hobby Next Phase 2022 Spring: HGAC Shenlong Gundam

How did we get here? Why does the reveal of this upcoming kit come with a redemption for a certain character? What did Wufei do wrong? Well, that's just me trying to be overly symbolic of this announcement but yes, we are finally completing the five Gundam Wing boys with the announcement of the HGAC … Continue reading Redemption for Wufei! Hobby Next Phase 2022 Spring: HGAC Shenlong Gundam