#3007 / TRU Metal / Taekwon V

As of this post, Super Robot Wars 30 was formally announced yesterday, so I wanted have a super robot for the next CATALOGUE Entry. Though this one ain't appearing in any game any time soon. Because this is TRU Metal Taekwon V, a Korean super robot initially created as a Mazinger Z knockoff but sort … Continue reading #3007 / TRU Metal / Taekwon V

Taekwon V: Not Just a Korean Mazinger Z Knockoff

Well, technically it still is. But there's more to it than your average low budget knockoff. Thanks to the pandemic, most of us were stuck at home and are doing everything to keep our sanities in check. For me, it's basically skipping anything local and consuming more Korean content or media. I said 'more' because … Continue reading Taekwon V: Not Just a Korean Mazinger Z Knockoff

#3002 / Super Robot Chogokin / Mazinger Z

For the almost 10 years that I have this blog up and running, including the great reset of 2018, I have apparently never featured a single Mazinger Z figure either as a CATALOGUE Entry or even as a featured review. That's kind of a shame given Mazinger Z is a mecha classic. And so, in … Continue reading #3002 / Super Robot Chogokin / Mazinger Z