Yes, It’s Still Alive: New “Voltes V Legacy” Featurette

Exactly two years ago, local television station GMA Network released a teaser of Voltes V Legacy, a live-action adaptation of the 70s super robot series. If you want to be reminded of my unsolicited thoughts, you can check out this post. A lot of things happened since that initial teaser, including a freaking pandemic we're … Continue reading Yes, It’s Still Alive: New “Voltes V Legacy” Featurette

The Trilogy is Complete! SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] Daitarn 3

To those wondering what "trilogy" I'm talking about, then let me again show you this image: I say trilogy in quotes because they're not really related story-wise, and their closest connection being both Zambot 3 and Daitarn 3 were directed by Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino. That said, they do kind of look like the same … Continue reading The Trilogy is Complete! SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] Daitarn 3

Box Art Extravaganza: May 2021, MODEROID Appreciation

I do acknowledge how I include, for the most part, in these 'box art extravaganza' posts only kits being released by Bandai Spirits. Well because they do regularly put out packaging art a couple of weeks ahead of release. But this time, I was able to find packaging art for upcoming kits from Good Smile … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: May 2021, MODEROID Appreciation

#3006 / Mini Action / Combattler V

I almost forgot I've had this photoshoot up and ready for a couple of months now. But in any case, The CATALOGUE has finally delved into combining super robots, dominating the genre in the 70s. Starting things off is Mini Action Combattler V, the first in the "Romance Robot Trilogy", and first in a line … Continue reading #3006 / Mini Action / Combattler V

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