Taking Bandai Hobby Head-on: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] 100 Next Evolution

As preluded in a previous post, the SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] line is reaching its 100th release milestone and along with it are several announcements that would take the brand beyond your conventional candy toy offerings and could be right up the same alley as Bandai Spirits' Hobby Division model kits. But before going further, … Continue reading Taking Bandai Hobby Head-on: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] 100 Next Evolution

Robots Becoming BFGs: RIOBOT R-Gun Powered

Sen-Ti-Nel has yet to ship RIOBOT R-1, the first unit in the SRX triad thanks to holiday shipping congestions. Yet they've already announced the next RIOBOT figure from Super Robot Wars OG and it will complement your existing SRX, once you have all needed robots by April 2022. The R-Gun / R-Gun Powered is a … Continue reading Robots Becoming BFGs: RIOBOT R-Gun Powered

The Ultimate RIOBOT Set! RIOBOT SRX

For the last three posts, I've been taking individual looks at the components that make up what I consider as the largest RIOBOT set to be released, the RIOBOT SRX. To those still unfamiliar, the SRX is comprised of three Real Personal Trooper units, creatively named R-1. R-2 Powered, and R-3 Powered. Each has its … Continue reading The Ultimate RIOBOT Set! RIOBOT SRX

The Ultimate RIOBOT Set, Part 3: RIOBOT R-3 Powered

It’s been a while since Sen-Ti-Nel revealed that they’re doing a RIOBOT SRX set though I didn’t make any coverage as I wasn’t really that interested. But now that official solicitations are up, oh man, these look really good. It’s also nice of them to break the set up into its three main components just … Continue reading The Ultimate RIOBOT Set, Part 3: RIOBOT R-3 Powered

The Ultimate RIOBOT Set, Part 2: RIOBOT R-2 Powered

It’s been a while since Sen-Ti-Nel revealed that they’re doing a RIOBOT SRX set though I didn’t make any coverage as I wasn’t really that interested. But now that official solicitations are up, oh man, these look really good. It’s also nice of them to break the set up into its three main components just … Continue reading The Ultimate RIOBOT Set, Part 2: RIOBOT R-2 Powered