Finally, an Iron Spider design I like! Fighting Armor Iron Spider

When Sen-Ti-Nel launched the Fighting Armor line, their intent was to create this "what if" scenario where Tony Stark creates Iron Man-esque armors for various Marvel characters. A character that he did create an actual armor for is Spider-Man with the Iron Spider armor. That said, I never liked the Iron Spider design as it … Continue reading Finally, an Iron Spider design I like! Fighting Armor Iron Spider

Iron Man Collectors Don’t Get a Break: Sen-Ti-Nel’s Fighting Armor Iron Man

Sen-Ti-Nel has recently shifted its RE:EDIT line out of Iron Man designs with the recent release of the RE:EDIT Mjolnir Mark 5 Powered Assault Armor. But they're still not done with Iron Man with the introduction of the new Fighting Armor figures. The concept is basically what if Tony Stark made armors for the powers … Continue reading Iron Man Collectors Don’t Get a Break: Sen-Ti-Nel’s Fighting Armor Iron Man

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)