“Gundam Build Real” Premium Bandai Exclusive Kits

Gundam Build Real, the live action drama installment of the Gundam Build franchise premiered around the end of March. Though unlike your usual Japanese drama, it looks like episodes will be released once a month, with episode 2 coming around the end of April. So while we wait for the next installment, Bandai Spirits has … Continue reading “Gundam Build Real” Premium Bandai Exclusive Kits

Box Art Extravaganza: April 2021

Welcome to my another attempt to feature upcoming model kit packaging that's not from Bandai Spirits. And to my defense, I did manage to get one though it is easier to get these box arts from Bandai Spirits so that's that. In any case, let's proceed. I previously made a post about this guy and … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: April 2021

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]