One Shots / “The Robot Romance Trilogy”

Combattler V, Voltes V, and Daimos are collectively known as the "Robot Romance Trilogy" for pioneering more emotional and complex storylines when compared to the, at that time, prevalent monster-of-the-week formula of other super robot shows. Ironically, Daimos was the only series that actually had a romantic element embedded into its plot.

They’re Back! Mini Action GOD SIGMA

Action Toys made a hit in 2020 with the Mini Action series of fully transformable and combining figures at the desktop or portable scale. I've already laid out my thoughts, and approval of this line in a previous post so I was really looking forward to the next release. When they announced a Mini Deformed … Continue reading They’re Back! Mini Action GOD SIGMA

Portable Scale Full Transformation Super Robots Done Right: Action Toys Mini Action Series

My Mini Action Series Daltanious just arrived last week while my Mini Action Series Daimos is still at HobbyLink Japan's warehouse due to the current shipping restrictions. Regardless, seeing these figures really made me think of how I really like the concept of smaller, desktop sized fully transformable super robots. For those who know me … Continue reading Portable Scale Full Transformation Super Robots Done Right: Action Toys Mini Action Series

What, Live Action Adaptation? “Voltes V Legacy”

Okay, I just wanted to give some context before delving into my unsolicited hot take on Voltes V Legacy, the Philippine-produced live action series adaptation of Voltes V. I don't consider myself to be the greatest Voltes V fan though I did watch it multiple times thanks to repeated broadcasts on local TV. Heck, I … Continue reading What, Live Action Adaptation? “Voltes V Legacy”

An ACGHK 2019 Exclusive??? Mini Action Series Daltanious

More CG images of the Mini Action Series Daltanious set has been released. And just I was getting more excited, information dropped that this is going to be an event exclusive? But more on that later. These are the three machines that make up Daltanious -- the humanoid robot Altaus, the spaceship-esque craft Gunper, and … Continue reading An ACGHK 2019 Exclusive??? Mini Action Series Daltanious