Next ‘Gundam Build’ Series Just Got Real: “Gundam Build Real” Revealed

A 'Gundam Build' series premise basically involves some mechanic to make Gunpla Battle possible. 'Fighters' was your standard tournament format mechanic along the lines of Beyblade while 'Divers' is their take on the fantasy RPG-slash-isekai genre that's the staple of seasonal anime nowadays. So what could the next series be? Well, they decided to go … Continue reading Next ‘Gundam Build’ Series Just Got Real: “Gundam Build Real” Revealed

Because More Wings: RG Wing Gundam

Bandai Spirits once gave a tease of all the Gundams from Endless Waltz eventually getting Real Grade kits. But with releases of the Master Grades with additional weapon parts still underway, it looks like those RG kits will have to wait. So in the meantime, the focus shifts into the TV version as they announced … Continue reading Because More Wings: RG Wing Gundam

#GunplaExpo Tokyo 2020: New Real Grade Reveals

Continuing on the train of reveals that Bandai Spirits has made for Gunpla Expo Tokyo 2020, we'll now focus on Real Grade kits. They might not be as many as the High Grades, which is totally expected, but the two next Real Grade kits are certainly not what you'd expect. Jump to: RG Hi-Nu Gundam … Continue reading #GunplaExpo Tokyo 2020: New Real Grade Reveals

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