Get Ready to be Excited (or Disappointed): All Japan Hobby & Model Show 2022 + Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn (Updated)

Before anything else, let's get this thing out of the way. Thanks to the sleuths scouring for new Japanese trademark filings, we already have wind of an upcoming Master Grade SD line some months back, we just don't know when Bandai Spirits would make the actual announcement... and now we do. I'm not really a … Continue reading Get Ready to be Excited (or Disappointed): All Japan Hobby & Model Show 2022 + Hobby Next Phase 2022 Autumn (Updated)

#3010 / RIOBOT / R-2/Powered [Real Personal Trooper Type-2/Powered]

As of this post, I have taken photos for all three RIOBOT SRX Project units, so I can say I have enough leeway to finally release these two galleries. Much like the R-1, both R-2 and its R-2 Powered upgrade had some issues but, I did have a relatively better experience with the latter, especially … Continue reading #3010 / RIOBOT / R-2/Powered [Real Personal Trooper Type-2/Powered]

#3009 / RIOBOT / R-1 [Real Personal Trooper Type-1]

It's been almost a month since I got the RIOBOT SRX set, and the included figures have taken over my photo booth queue. Doing these shots isn't the smoothest of experiences due to reasons I'll mention in the included blurbs. But these figures are still, at the moment, the definitive representation of the SRX. So, … Continue reading #3009 / RIOBOT / R-1 [Real Personal Trooper Type-1]

One More Machine, One Gargantuan Combiner, Three More Galleries: RIOBOT SRX Photoshoots

It's been a couple of weeks since I got my hands on the Sen-Ti-Nel RIOBOT SRX and I planned to immediately do photoshoots of the individual machines and the SRX itself, basically jumping ahead of everything in the photobooth queue. And this is the progress so far in that endeavor. CATALOGUE Entries for the R-1, … Continue reading One More Machine, One Gargantuan Combiner, Three More Galleries: RIOBOT SRX Photoshoots

Because the RIOBOT Version IS Expensive: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] R-1 & R-Gun Set

In what appears to be companies responding to each other and providing multiple options, Bandai Shokugan has previously announced that they are also doing a combining SRX kit in the SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] line following Sen-Ti-Nel's much expensive RIOBOT offering. And RIOBOT set finally released (I also got mine last week), it's now Bandai's … Continue reading Because the RIOBOT Version IS Expensive: SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] R-1 & R-Gun Set