I Want to Read the Manga! “Getter Robo Arc” Unsolicited Initial Thoughts

I've been diligently watching Getter Robo Arc whenever an episode drops every Sunday as this is the first time I'll be watching proper a Getter Robo story from Ken Ishikawa himself. Not that the previous OVAs weren't proper, in fact they are amazing pieces of mecha fiction. But it still feels different when it comes … Continue reading I Want to Read the Manga! “Getter Robo Arc” Unsolicited Initial Thoughts

One Shots / “Unexpected Assistance”

In an alternate reality where neither Great Mazinger nor Tetsuya Tsurugi exists, an unknown yet familiar robot comes to aid the badly damaged Mazinger Z. The unidentified robot, albeit the janky design, introduces itself as Taekwon V, built secretly from the neighboring country of Korea and uses technology compatible with Mazinger Z. TRU Metal / … Continue reading One Shots / “Unexpected Assistance”

No Mazingers Here! Soul of Chogokin GX-100 Project

When it first started 1997, no one knew that the Soul of Chogokin line would be the definitive high-end collector mecha brand. It also led to the eventual creation of Tamashii Nations, or Bandai Spirits' collector-oriented division. It took them a while, like 24 years, and multiple renewals plus reissues, but they're finally reaching a … Continue reading No Mazingers Here! Soul of Chogokin GX-100 Project

@hobbylink Affiliate News: Summer Sale 2021!

Summer is here! And the great people over at HobbyLink Japan are here to welcome the season with their 2021 Summer Sale. Here's a rare chance to get and save on those brand new model kits and collectibles with over 3,000 in-stock items on sale! But like all great things, discounts are limited and they're … Continue reading @hobbylink Affiliate News: Summer Sale 2021!

Sen-Ti-Nel’s Fighting Armor, But Better? S.H.Figuarts “Tech-On Avengers” Revealed #figu_at_home

Yesterday, Tamashii Nations held figu@HOME, its Tamashii Features 2021 S.H.Figuarts Division Online event where they revealed new and upcoming figures from the brand. Included with these reveals are the new figures tied in to the recently announced Tech-On Avengers miniseries, which you can read here. Basically, the Avengers are stripped of their powers and it's … Continue reading Sen-Ti-Nel’s Fighting Armor, But Better? S.H.Figuarts “Tech-On Avengers” Revealed #figu_at_home