Another Classic Getting the Modern Treatment: RIOBOT Rayearth

Now that I think about it, Vision of Escaflowne and Magic Knight Rayearth have more similarities to each other than I initially thought. Both are 90s 'isekai-mecha' anime involving female protagonists being transported to a fantasy world with giant robots to end some sort of war. And with Good Smile Company recently releasing their MODEROID … Continue reading Another Classic Getting the Modern Treatment: RIOBOT Rayearth

Plastic Crack: Rockman X and More Mechanical Aesthetics

I recently took out my Chogokin Tamashii Mix Rockman X GIGA ARMOR X set for a quick photo shoot after being inspired by Sen-Ti-Nel's RIOBOT Rockman X Falcon Armor [Ver. Eiichi Shimizu] announcement. It also made me think once more of my particular aesthetic choice for the character. It started when Truforce Collectibles, in partnership … Continue reading Plastic Crack: Rockman X and More Mechanical Aesthetics

Crazy Huge Boots! RIOBOT Rockman X Falcon Armor (ver. Eiichi Shimizu)

Quick update, I've decided to cancel my pre-order of the recently announced PLAIOBOT Gurren Lagann as I am still satisfied with my complete Revoltech Yamaguchi set. That said, here's another (and more expensive) opportunity to buy stuff I don't really need, albeit a much more impressive-looking piece. Eiichi Shimizu, the manga illustrator best known for … Continue reading Crazy Huge Boots! RIOBOT Rockman X Falcon Armor (ver. Eiichi Shimizu)

Build-it-Yourself RIOBOT Model Kit: PLAIOBOT Gurren Lagann

Sen-Ti-Nel's RIOBOT line is filled with designs that I really wanted to get my hands on, like those Ride Armors from Mospeada or the Iron Giant from the movie of the same name. I do have some of them but if they weren't that expensive, I could've gotten more. Well, Sen-Ti-Nel does the next best … Continue reading Build-it-Yourself RIOBOT Model Kit: PLAIOBOT Gurren Lagann

Wonder Festival 2019 Summer: Sen-Ti-Nel… and all the Gray Prototypes!

Still continuing to give my unsolicited thoughts on the reveals during last weekend's Wonder Festival 2019 for Summer, Sen-Ti-Nel's gray prototype displays probably has caught my interest the most. Covering a wide range of properties and lines, the stuff in their pipeline looks really promising. And not to mention expensive. As if complementing Good Smile … Continue reading Wonder Festival 2019 Summer: Sen-Ti-Nel… and all the Gray Prototypes!