Iron Man Figures: PVC, ABS, and Fading Paints

As seen in a couple of previous blog posts, I've repainted my S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark 45 due to paint fade issues on multiple parts. While that's already done and primary caused by not-so-ideal storage locations, here's another tidbit that Iron Man figure collectors would appreciate knowing. Here's a tweet from Yamaguchi Katsuhisa (@fuikitodoki), the … Continue reading Iron Man Figures: PVC, ABS, and Fading Paints

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Ongoing Projects: January 2019

Or as I'd like to call it, "stuff I do to prevent myself from overthinking." At the start of 2019, I challenged myself to start multiple builds and projects this January so that I'll eventually finish more stuff as well, or at least that's the idea. So let's do a quick rundown of what I've … Continue reading Ongoing Projects: January 2019

Figuarts or Figure-rise? Figure-rise Standard 1/12 ULTRAMAN SUIT v.7.5

This amazing illustration from the original manga creator, Eiichi Shimizu, is a good representation on where I would be hinging on as far as figures from the ULTRAMAN manga and upcoming anime are concerned. You see, Tamashii Nations did release theirs a while back under the ULTRA-ACT ✕ S.H.Figuarts collaboration and included ULTRAMAN SUIT, ULTRAMAN … Continue reading Figuarts or Figure-rise? Figure-rise Standard 1/12 ULTRAMAN SUIT v.7.5

My Twelfth-Scale MCU Iron Man Wish List

Iron Man is likely the most profitable character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe -- with his power to introduce new Iron Man collectors with every new movie he appears. Hot Toys already has the sixth-scale collectors covered with their die cast MMS. The same can't be said for twelfth-scale collectors like me, with a couple … Continue reading My Twelfth-Scale MCU Iron Man Wish List