This Recolor Makes Total Sense: RG Destiny Impulse Gundam

My stance on building and collecting Real Grade kits has changed in recent years. I previously wanted to buy every Real Grade of a lead or titular Gundam but now, I reserve those purchases to kits that really deserve the Real Grade moniker, or something I won't get as a High Grade. Case in point … Continue reading This Recolor Makes Total Sense: RG Destiny Impulse Gundam

The Gunpla Gods Have Listened! HGFC Gundam Rose

When Bandai Spirits expanded the gold banded HGUC line to the silver banded "other centuries" HG kits, it opened a whole ton of possible kits. Unfortunately, they are also taking quite the time to dish these kits out, and if they do, they're mostly Premium Bandai exclusives which is a total bummer. And we have … Continue reading The Gunpla Gods Have Listened! HGFC Gundam Rose

Box Art Extravaganza: October 2022

Yes, box arts, let's go! Announced last July for an October 2022 release, it looks like the Premium Bandai exclusive HGAC Gundam L.O. Booster is now getting into the hands of Japanese builders. And like the other G-Unit kits, this one also gets full color packaging despite being an online exclusive. This kit is primarily … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: October 2022

Shame, It’s Another Premium Bandai Release: HGUC Gundam GP00 (Engage Zero)

English Premium Bandai solicitations officially list this kit as Gundam "GP00", same with Gundam GP00 "Blossom"? Amidst all the announcements and reveals during last week's double billing of the All-Japan Model & Hobby Show and Bandai Spirits' Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn is a reveal of a kit that I found to be much more … Continue reading Shame, It’s Another Premium Bandai Release: HGUC Gundam GP00 (Engage Zero)

All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2022: Let’s Talk High Grades, the Exclusives

I'll just put this under the All Japan Model & Hobby Show because not much was revealed regarding these, and they're all exclusives in some fashion. Yes, several exclusives were also revealed around this time, one of which is something I really wanted ever since they put out the design. HGUC RX-78 MS00Z Gundam Development … Continue reading All Japan Model & Hobby Show 2022: Let’s Talk High Grades, the Exclusives