This won't be a recurring thing on this blog though it is a perfect opportunity to highlight a couple of mecha-related trailers that recently drop, at least those that I'm aware of. I'm really excited for one of them while the other... I'm very cautiously optimistic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BJ51sNNkqU First is a new 1-minute trailer for Mobile … Continue reading New Trailer Drops: January 2021
Combattler V, Voltes V, and Daimos are collectively known as the "Robot Romance Trilogy" for pioneering more emotional and complex storylines when compared to the, at that time, prevalent monster-of-the-week formula of other super robot shows. Ironically, Daimos was the only series that actually had a romantic element embedded into its plot.
Okay, I just wanted to give some context before delving into my unsolicited hot take on Voltes V Legacy, the Philippine-produced live action series adaptation of Voltes V. I don't consider myself to be the greatest Voltes V fan though I did watch it multiple times thanks to repeated broadcasts on local TV. Heck, I … Continue reading What, Live Action Adaptation? “Voltes V Legacy”
I am still waiting and very much excited with Action Toys' Mini Action Series figures, with the initial wave including Com-Battler V, Voltes V, and Daimos. And just when I thought I finally have good representations of those three machines for my collection, Bandai steps in with this thing. The next machine to be featured … Continue reading Super Minipla Com-Battler V & Option Parts Set
The Super Robot Chogokin line is one of my favorites from Tamashii Nations simply because they're essentially Soul of Chogokin figures at a more manageable size minus all the finicky transformation and combination gimmicks. Unfortunately, Tamashii Nations sort of decided put the line on hold and instead went with the Soul of Chogokin Full Action … Continue reading Transformable and Poseable at Smaller Scales! Art Storm “Mini Action Series”