Spinning Another Destiny: SMP Alternative Destiny Gunbuster

First revealed during the SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] rebranding launch, Bandai Candy/Shokugan has finally opened solicitations for the first kit in the SMP Alternative Destiny line. To recall, this line will feature alternate redesigns and stylized reinterpretations of existing mecha. And as earlier teased, the first kit in the line would be Gunbuster from Aim … Continue reading Spinning Another Destiny: SMP Alternative Destiny Gunbuster

Sneak Preview: Super Minipla Trider G7

With Bandai Candy moving forward with the rebranded SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] line, Hobby Japan got an advance copy of the last Super Minipla release, Trider G7 and got to play with it. They also released a video that pretty much contains everything you need to know in case you're still undecided on getting one. … Continue reading Sneak Preview: Super Minipla Trider G7

Setting New Standards: SMP Gyakuten-Oh

Two kits were announced as part of the Super Minipla to SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] rebranding. One is Gao King (or Wildforce Megazord) which I think many are familiar with. The second kit revealed is more obscure, coming from the sixth Time Bokan series, Gyakuten! Ippatsuman. I won't pretend to know anything about this series … Continue reading Setting New Standards: SMP Gyakuten-Oh

Super Minipla is now SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project]

When Bandai Spirits took the collector and hobby divisions away from the bigger Bandai, the candy toy division, or Bandai Shokugan, stepped up and produced great hobby-oriented lines. This started in 2016 with the Super Minipla kits and has continued with the more recent SHODO kits for humanoid characters. Five years has passed and they've … Continue reading Super Minipla is now SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project]