It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Gunpla

I admit to be quite disappointed with the Gunpla reveals during Bandai Spirits' Hobby Next Phase thing, which was timed around Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021. I thought they'd pull a Figure-rise Standard and surprise us with more new kits but alas, we only got more details of previously revealed ones. But nevertheless, more information is … Continue reading It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Gunpla

An Accidental Reveal? S.H.MonsterArts Mechagodzilla (2021)

The following may contain spoilers for Godzilla VS. Kong. For context, many have probably already seen Godzilla VS. Kong thanks to its simultaneous theatrical and HBOMax releases But it was supposed to have its Japanese premiere last Friday, May 14 though it got pushed back thanks to heightened restrictions due to the pandemic. That said, … Continue reading An Accidental Reveal? S.H.MonsterArts Mechagodzilla (2021)

It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Bandai Spirits

Of course, I'm not forgetting Bandai Spirits for this very biased Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021 coverage. Technically, they are branding this as "Hobby Next Phase 2021 Spring", but it's basically their new stuff in time for the aforementioned hobby show. I'll first delve into the non-Gunpla stuff since there were some interesting tidbits I'd like … Continue reading It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Bandai Spirits

It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Kotobukiya & Aoshima

Moving on to the next vendors on the show floor, we have upcoming releases from Aoshima and Kotobukiya. Now, I'll be upfront and say that I'm quite underwhelmed with what Kotobukiya has on display, unless they still have some surprises left like Bandai Spirits has. Most of their teases were Megami Device kits so if … Continue reading It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Kotobukiya & Aoshima

It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Max Factory PLAMAX

Yes, the Shizouka Hobby Show is back after its absence last year due to reasons we're very familiar with. This means we're now getting our Spring 2021 hobby and model kit reveals from various companies. And to start things off, I'm taking a look at some of the stuff from Max Factory and its PLAMAX … Continue reading It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Max Factory PLAMAX