Bandai Spirits’ Hobby Next Phase Week: Evangelion

With this year's Shizuoka Hobby Show getting cancelled, the major Japanese hobby companies are having their own ways to reveal their upcoming products in lieu of the aforementioned show. Kotobukiya has finished their reveals a week or so ago with their "Air Shizuoka Hobby Show." Now, it's Bandai Spirits' turn with their week-long "Hobby Next … Continue reading Bandai Spirits’ Hobby Next Phase Week: Evangelion

Kotobukiya "Air Shizouka Hobby Show": Brave Series

The 2020 Shizuoka Hobby Show may be cancelled, but hobby companies have been compensating by having virtual events or straight announcing their upcoming offerings in lieu of the aforementioned event. This includes Kotobukiya with their "Air Shizouka Hobby Show" which includes various reveals from various lines. For this post, I'm focusing on their expanding Brave … Continue reading Kotobukiya "Air Shizouka Hobby Show": Brave Series

Random “Gundam Thunderbolt” Stuff: Fake Gundams

There's no word when the next anime adaptation of Gundam Thunderbolt would drop, but it is giving time for the original manga to move forward with the story. And based on the latest chapters, a couple of interesting mobile suits have been revealed. First and foremost, this isn't a real Gundam. This unnamed mobile suit … Continue reading Random “Gundam Thunderbolt” Stuff: Fake Gundams

Plastic Crack: I Really Hate That “Full Armor” Green!

This is mostly me rambling and giving unsolicited thoughts on my preferred Gundam color schemes. It's not meant, in any way, to be a shot against anyone who prefer colors not to my liking. Because as we all know, Gunpla is freedom. Let's talk about colors. I don't know about you, but while gaudy and … Continue reading Plastic Crack: I Really Hate That “Full Armor” Green!

Another Classic Getting the Modern Treatment: RIOBOT Rayearth

Now that I think about it, Vision of Escaflowne and Magic Knight Rayearth have more similarities to each other than I initially thought. Both are 90s 'isekai-mecha' anime involving female protagonists being transported to a fantasy world with giant robots to end some sort of war. And with Good Smile Company recently releasing their MODEROID … Continue reading Another Classic Getting the Modern Treatment: RIOBOT Rayearth