Quick Box Art Extravaganza: HG MAILeS Byakuchi

By my last count, five mecha titles are premiering this October, which is totally awesome! And to kick this literal extravaganza, Bandai Spirits is releasing the first HG kit from the new series Kyoukai Senki, more specifically from the side story Kyoukai Senki: Frost Flower. Releasing a kit from the side story first before the … Continue reading Quick Box Art Extravaganza: HG MAILeS Byakuchi

Really Appreciate the Engineering: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] Granbird & Draias

When it comes to Brave Series kits, I've mentioned multiple times how I really prefer Kotobukiya's approach of sticking to aesthetics: focusing more on the proportion and articulation, and less on any combining features and gimmicks. That said, Bandai Candy is really doing great with their own Brave Series kits, especially when it can pull … Continue reading Really Appreciate the Engineering: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] Granbird & Draias

That’s Four Life-Sized Gundams: 1/1 RX-93ff Nu Gundam in Fukuoka

During the same event where Mobile Suit Gundam THE WITCH FROM MERCURY was announced, several other Gundam projects were revealed as well. This includes the fourth life-sized Gundam statue that will be constructed. Yes, we now have four of these things. Japan could totally conquer the world if these were actually functioning mobile suits, but … Continue reading That’s Four Life-Sized Gundams: 1/1 RX-93ff Nu Gundam in Fukuoka

New Gundam Series After 7 Years! “Mobile Suit Gundam THE WITCH FROM MERCURY” #G_Witch

You've read that right! Sunrise has announced the next mainline/non-Build Gundam series following 2015's Mobile Suit Gundam IRON-BLOODED ORPHANS. And yes, we waited for seven years. Still leaning towards longer titles and away from the single-letter trend during the 90s, the next Gundam series is Mobile Suit Gundam THE WITCH FROM MERCURY. The official website … Continue reading New Gundam Series After 7 Years! “Mobile Suit Gundam THE WITCH FROM MERCURY” #G_Witch

Hunting the Earlier Releases: New Variable Action MINI “Mado King Granzort” Figures

MegaHouse has had the Mado King Granzort license for quite a while now. In fact, they've already released multiple figures in both standard Variable Action and the higher-end Variable Action Hi-SPEC lines. With Bandai Spirits shifting its sister series Mashin Hero Wataru into the smaller and SD-oriented NXEdge Style line, MegaHouse did the same with … Continue reading Hunting the Earlier Releases: New Variable Action MINI “Mado King Granzort” Figures