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)

Someone Give Optimus Prime His Face! Transformers Studio Series The Fallen

When Hasbro started the Transformers Studio Series line, of the figures fans really want revisited is The Fallen from 2009's Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Besides collecting mostly Optimus Prime figures, I also buy those of the other Primes. And while not mentioned in the film, The Fallen was previously known as Megatronus Prime in … Continue reading Someone Give Optimus Prime His Face! Transformers Studio Series The Fallen

It Looks Dumb, and I Want One: Canon / Transformers Optimus Prime R5

This post has been updated with photos and details from official listings. Last week, leaks of a Canon ✕ Transformers Optimus Prime collaboration figure appeared online. Based on that leak, the figure is going to be based on the EOS R5 mirrorless camera. Now, we have more information on what this is all about. To … Continue reading It Looks Dumb, and I Want One: Canon / Transformers Optimus Prime R5

Today’s Robits: July 2022, Coincidentally Red

"Robit" is an online slang used as alternative to the word "robot." Prior to my reboot of the site in 2019, I've been doing a series of posts recapping my monthly hobby purchases called "Today's Robits." I ultimately stopped them as I don't see myself making purchases as regular or periodic as before. That said, … Continue reading Today’s Robits: July 2022, Coincidentally Red

It Should’ve Been Gundam ✕ Transformers! Bandai Spirits ✕ Takara Tomy Collaboration: Chogokin Liger Zero

A couple of days ago, Bandai Spirits and Takara Tomy, two companies holding the licenses for two of the largest robot-based properties, released an overly dramatic teaser video of their upcoming collaboration, dubbed as "Dream Together." This immediately drew the curiosity and speculations of many hobbyists and collectors, with most asking the same question. "Are … Continue reading It Should’ve Been Gundam ✕ Transformers! Bandai Spirits ✕ Takara Tomy Collaboration: Chogokin Liger Zero