“Godzilla VS. Kong” Mechagodzilla Full Reveal

The following may contain spoilers for Godzilla VS. Kong. We are just days away from the release of Godzilla VS. Kong, the next installment in Legendary's MonsterVerse franchise. As such, the tie-in toys and playsets from Playmates Toys have been solicited, with a couple revealing stuff that others may consider in the spoiler territory. It … Continue reading “Godzilla VS. Kong” Mechagodzilla Full Reveal

Sneak Preview: Super Minipla Trider G7

With Bandai Candy moving forward with the rebranded SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] line, Hobby Japan got an advance copy of the last Super Minipla release, Trider G7 and got to play with it. They also released a video that pretty much contains everything you need to know in case you're still undecided on getting one. … Continue reading Sneak Preview: Super Minipla Trider G7

Setting New Standards: SMP Gyakuten-Oh

Two kits were announced as part of the Super Minipla to SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] rebranding. One is Gao King (or Wildforce Megazord) which I think many are familiar with. The second kit revealed is more obscure, coming from the sixth Time Bokan series, Gyakuten! Ippatsuman. I won't pretend to know anything about this series … Continue reading Setting New Standards: SMP Gyakuten-Oh

Super Minipla is now SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project]

When Bandai Spirits took the collector and hobby divisions away from the bigger Bandai, the candy toy division, or Bandai Shokugan, stepped up and produced great hobby-oriented lines. This started in 2016 with the Super Minipla kits and has continued with the more recent SHODO kits for humanoid characters. Five years has passed and they've … Continue reading Super Minipla is now SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project]

Next ‘Gundam Build’ Series Just Got Real: “Gundam Build Real” Revealed

A 'Gundam Build' series premise basically involves some mechanic to make Gunpla Battle possible. 'Fighters' was your standard tournament format mechanic along the lines of Beyblade while 'Divers' is their take on the fantasy RPG-slash-isekai genre that's the staple of seasonal anime nowadays. So what could the next series be? Well, they decided to go … Continue reading Next ‘Gundam Build’ Series Just Got Real: “Gundam Build Real” Revealed