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

Still Waiting for That HG Huckebein: HG Gespenst Announced

Days after releasing the HG Alteisen, Bandai Spirits already teased announcing the next HG Super Robot Wars OG kit. I was hoping it to be the Huckebein but at the same time, I wasn't expecting it to be Huckebein, and I was right. I'm not the most versed when it comes to Super Robot Wars … Continue reading Still Waiting for That HG Huckebein: HG Gespenst Announced

Box Art Extravaganza: December 2021

As one song you'll often hear during this season would say, "it's the most wonderful time of the year." That also translates to not-so-wonderful time for our wallets. In any case, these are some of the box arts for upcoming (or already released) kits for December 2021, in no particular order. First is a kit … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: December 2021

Bring out the Big Guns! HG Alteisen Revealed

Just a week after the HG Cybaster was released, Bandai Spirits immediately followed with the next Super Robot Wars OG kit to get the High Grade treatment, and they made a great pick for the second one. Another classic design from the games, along with Cybaster is the Alteisen, making its debut as a High … Continue reading Bring out the Big Guns! HG Alteisen Revealed