Super Minipla Baikanfu: Design Specifications

As a professional working in information technology, we often use the term "design specifications" for something really technical. And I think what the guys at Bandai Candy wanted to do with this Super Minipla Baikanfu set is quite technical for a candy toy. Heck it exceeds most of the stuff I'm doing with my High … Continue reading Super Minipla Baikanfu: Design Specifications

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Moonlight (freaking) Butterfly! Mobile Suit Gundam —The Light of Life— Chronicle U.C.

Here's something I totally didn't catch until I saw some interesting thumbnails on YouTube. Supposedly included as a bonus feature in recent reissues of various Gundam movies is Mobile Suit Gundam —The Light of Life— Chronicle U.C., a 40-minute clip show explaining some key concepts of the Universal Century. Amuro Ray and Lalah Sune are … Continue reading Moonlight (freaking) Butterfly! Mobile Suit Gundam —The Light of Life— Chronicle U.C.

YouTube Original Anime “OBSOLETE” World Building: The EXOFRAME

One of the things I noticed with the marketing for OBSOLETE is the emphasis on the 8 feet tall EXOFRAMES. In fact, their website -- project-obsolete.com -- contains significant in-universe attempts to decipher what these machines are and how they work. That said, if you found it difficult to navigate their very immersive website, then … Continue reading YouTube Original Anime “OBSOLETE” World Building: The EXOFRAME

All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2019: YouTube Originals Anime “OBSOLETE”

Just a day after OBSOLETE was announced, and perfectly timed with All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2019 last weekend, model kits and figures of the EXOFRAMES from OBSOLETE have been revealed, as well as some of the customized EXOFRAMES that would be appearing in the series. Let's first talk about the model kits, which … Continue reading All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2019: YouTube Originals Anime “OBSOLETE”

Gen Urobochi ✕ Buemon: YouTube Originals Anime “OBSOLETE”

Prolific anime screenwriter Gen Urobochi (Gargantia on the Verderous Planet, Expelled from Paradise) is once again back to write a new mecha series -- with series directors Hiroki Yamada and Seiichi Shirato, and animation production by Buemon, best known for their CG animation. The series is titled OBSOLETE and it be a YouTube Originals exclusive … Continue reading Gen Urobochi ✕ Buemon: YouTube Originals Anime “OBSOLETE”