Waifu Dendrobium! ACT MODE Maple [Machine God Ver.]

Mecha musume merch have really come a long way since their early days. From purely pre-assembled figures to model kits and now, a fusion of both. Bandai Spirits and Tamashii Nations did a one-time model kit-figure collaboration with their S.H.Figuarts Tamashii Girl Aoi and HG Soryumaru. But it's really Good Smile Company who's really pushing … Continue reading Waifu Dendrobium! ACT MODE Maple [Machine God Ver.]

“Kyoukai Senki”: Episode 1 Preview and More Kits Revealed

Sunrise Beyond and Bandai Spirits decided to drop what I think is the first half of the premiere episode for Kyoukai Senki, their upcoming mecha anime slated to premiere this October. If you want to find more on the story, you can head to the post I made around March. The clip doesn't have any … Continue reading “Kyoukai Senki”: Episode 1 Preview and More Kits Revealed

HGUC Nightingale: Box Art & Straight Build Preview

In a couple of weeks' time, Bandai Spirits is going to release yet another one of these kits no one thought they would, the HGUC Nightingale from Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack - Beltorchika's Children. It will be released a couple of months before its rival unit, the RG Hi-Nu Gundam. While there have been … Continue reading HGUC Nightingale: Box Art & Straight Build Preview

Golden Joints! Work-in-Progress #1: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

As a very casual builder that only paints to match color accuracy and seals everything with a flat top coat, having to do gold paint is always a hassle. Especially if these are for joint parts. But with my recent gold-painting splurge with the HGCE Strike Freedom Gundam, I may have found a workflow that … Continue reading Golden Joints! Work-in-Progress #1: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

“86 -Eighty Six-” Foreshadowing? HG Reginleif

Seeing this reveal made me catch up on the latter six episodes of the first half of 86 -Eighty Six-. It's a really great show, some even calling it an anime adaptation gold standard. I'll probably post a review in the next couple of weeks but what we have here doesn't appear in the first … Continue reading “86 -Eighty Six-” Foreshadowing? HG Reginleif