Taking Bandai Hobby Head-on: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] 100 Next Evolution

As preluded in a previous post, the SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] line is reaching its 100th release milestone and along with it are several announcements that would take the brand beyond your conventional candy toy offerings and could be right up the same alley as Bandai Spirits' Hobby Division model kits. But before going further, … Continue reading Taking Bandai Hobby Head-on: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] 100 Next Evolution

The Ultimate RIOBOT Set! RIOBOT SRX

For the last three posts, I've been taking individual looks at the components that make up what I consider as the largest RIOBOT set to be released, the RIOBOT SRX. To those still unfamiliar, the SRX is comprised of three Real Personal Trooper units, creatively named R-1. R-2 Powered, and R-3 Powered. Each has its … Continue reading The Ultimate RIOBOT Set! RIOBOT SRX

The Ultimate RIOBOT Set, Part 1: RIOBOT R-1

It's been a while since Sen-Ti-Nel revealed that they're doing a RIOBOT SRX set though I didn't make any coverage as I wasn't really that interested. But now that official solicitations are up, oh man, these look really good. It's also nice of them to break the set up into its three main components just … Continue reading The Ultimate RIOBOT Set, Part 1: RIOBOT R-1