New Trailer Drops: January 2021

This won't be a recurring thing on this blog though it is a perfect opportunity to highlight a couple of mecha-related trailers that recently drop, at least those that I'm aware of. I'm really excited for one of them while the other... I'm very cautiously optimistic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BJ51sNNkqU First is a new 1-minute trailer for Mobile … Continue reading New Trailer Drops: January 2021

Looks Unchallengeable: Super Minipla Trider G7

From left to right: Trider G7, Daitarn 3, Zambot 3... I think? I've probably told this story in a previous post but I'm gonna tell it again just because. A couple of years ago, I went to a robot-themed local Japanese restaurant with heads of various super robots plastered all over the walls. And while … Continue reading Looks Unchallengeable: Super Minipla Trider G7

Honor of Kings ✕ Tamashii Nations: The Robot Spirits Sun Wu Kong Ling Hao-Chi Yan

Bandai Spirits had its first collaboration with Chinese game publisher Tencent Games with Figure-rise Standard kits based on characters from the Overwatch-esque mobile first person shooter Ace Force. The collaboration continues but this time, they're going with Tamashii Nations (or the collector division) for a different title. Full disclaimer, I have absolutely zero idea of … Continue reading Honor of Kings ✕ Tamashii Nations: The Robot Spirits Sun Wu Kong Ling Hao-Chi Yan

One Shots / “The Robot Romance Trilogy”

Combattler V, Voltes V, and Daimos are collectively known as the "Robot Romance Trilogy" for pioneering more emotional and complex storylines when compared to the, at that time, prevalent monster-of-the-week formula of other super robot shows. Ironically, Daimos was the only series that actually had a romantic element embedded into its plot.

“Back Arrow” Premieres Today! The Robot Sprits Figure Solicitations

The wall encloses the world. It encircles, protects, and nurtures those sheltered within. It is worshipped as God. Initially revealed during Tamashii Nation 2020 back in November, Back Arrow, the latest mecha anime from Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass, Revisions) and Kazuki Nakashima (Gurren Lagann, Promare) will have its Japanese premiere tonight. Along with it, Tamshii Nations … Continue reading “Back Arrow” Premieres Today! The Robot Sprits Figure Solicitations