Plastic Crack: HG RX-78-01/02 Gundam Rollout Variants

The Master Archive books are probably one of the best world-building materials in Gundam as they really flesh out mobile suit history and development. They released one for the RX-78-2 Gundam almost a decade ago but the stuff inside is still very relevant, especially with regards to the recently released HG RX-78-02 Gundam Rollout Color. … Continue reading Plastic Crack: HG RX-78-01/02 Gundam Rollout Variants

Holiday Premium Bandai: HGUC Gundam Mk-III

It’s currently Christmas Eve as of the time of this post so Bandai Spirits was kind enough to announce two more kits I’m sure many are looking to forward to buy. Except that both are Premium Bandai releases, but you know by now how to deal with that. So here we go! Continuing the practice … Continue reading Holiday Premium Bandai: HGUC Gundam Mk-III

Holiday Premium Bandai: HG RX-78-02 Gundam [Rollout Colors/Type]

It's currently Christmas Eve as of the time of this post so Bandai Spirits was kind enough to announce two more kits I'm sure many are looking to forward to buy. Except that both are Premium Bandai releases, but you know by now how to deal with that. So here we go! Only appearing in … Continue reading Holiday Premium Bandai: HG RX-78-02 Gundam [Rollout Colors/Type]

New “Project Pale Rider” Revealed: HGUC Pale Rider Cavalry

It's been a while since Bandai Spirits released the online exclusive HGUC Pale Rider kits as tie-ins to the game Mobile Suit Gundam Side Stories back in 2014. This included the space type, ground heavy equipment type, and its descendant, the Todesritter. Seven years later, they are starting a new "Project Pale Rider" campaign and … Continue reading New “Project Pale Rider” Revealed: HGUC Pale Rider Cavalry

Bringing a Line Back to Life: HG L-Gaim Mk-II

In 2001, Bandai (not yet Bandai Spirits) launched a couple of High Grade lines in the same vein as the then-recently launched HGUC line. These focused mainly on non-Gundam properties and included the High Grade Aura Battler line for Dunbine kits, and the High Grade Heavy Metal for the L-Gaim kits. These were good kits … Continue reading Bringing a Line Back to Life: HG L-Gaim Mk-II