Bandai Spirits’ Hobby Next Phase Week: Evangelion

With this year's Shizuoka Hobby Show getting cancelled, the major Japanese hobby companies are having their own ways to reveal their upcoming products in lieu of the aforementioned show. Kotobukiya has finished their reveals a week or so ago with their "Air Shizuoka Hobby Show." Now, it's Bandai Spirits' turn with their week-long "Hobby Next … Continue reading Bandai Spirits’ Hobby Next Phase Week: Evangelion

Quarantine Build! Work-in-Progress #1: RG Crossbone Gundam X1

With everyone locked at home and stores limited to the essentials, it will be difficult getting paints and other hobby supplies until most of the specialty shops resume operations. And so I've chosen to build something that would require minimal painting but still color accurate. What are the best kits to build that would fit … Continue reading Quarantine Build! Work-in-Progress #1: RG Crossbone Gundam X1

Box Art Extravaganza: April 2020

Everything is essentially at a pause right now because of what's happening around the world lately. But staying at home is indeed a perfect opportunity to build more kits. Fortunately, Bandai Spirits is still releasing them and so, here are some packaging art for kits this month. I think it's been more or less a … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: April 2020

Plastic Crack: RG Evangelion Unit-01 – Size and Scale

When the recently released RG Evangelion Unit-01 was first announced, the first question that popped into my mind is automatically about the scale. The Real Grade line was previously confined to Gundam designs and thus, stuck to the 1/144 scale. That said, Evangelion units, at least in Neon Genesis Evangelion have been portrayed inconsistently, with … Continue reading Plastic Crack: RG Evangelion Unit-01 – Size and Scale

Now With Updated Blurb: RG Evangelion Unit-01 Box Arts

Here's something I'm not paying that much attention when I know I probably should. Scheduled for release this weekend is the first non-Gundam Real Grade kit, the RG Evangelion Unit-01 and to be honest, I don't know what to expect. What I'm expecting are changes to the blurb usually found at the bottom of Real … Continue reading Now With Updated Blurb: RG Evangelion Unit-01 Box Arts