Last week, we saw the announcement of the HGUC Gundam Development Test Unit 0 (Engage Zero) from Mobile Suit Gundam U.C. Engage. This unit comes from a "fork" of the Gundam Development Project (GP Project) that we're all too familiar with. And while I'm still hoping we get modern HGUC kits of the GP Project … Continue reading Because I’m Not Expecting an HGUC: The Robot Spirits 〈Side MS〉 Gundam GP04G ver. A.N.i.M.E.
As much as I trash on Gundam SEED, one of the things I really liked from the series are the designs of the original five GAT-X machines. They were unique at that time and not the uninspired designs that came after. That's why when Bandai Spirits started introducing the HGCE kits to the HGUC line, … Continue reading Placeholder for the HGCE? The Robot Spirits 〈Side MS〉 Duel Gundam (ver. A.N.I.M.E.)
What's the common thing between Spider-Man, Ant-Man, and the Kamen Rider franchise? Insects. They're so familiar yet also different that many science-fiction and fantasy properties draw inspiration from their aesthetic. Mecha is also no exception to this and there's no better example than the 1983 series Aura Battler Dunbine. And thanks to the amazing folks … Continue reading #3008 / The Robot Spirits 〈Side AB〉 / Dunbine
As revealed during last year's Tamashii Nation 2021 online event, they are releasing the three Brain Powerd units from the series of the same name, Brain Powerd, as part of its 25th anniversary. Many have dubbed this series as Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino's response to Evangelion. Well, just search for the opening of this series … Continue reading Tomino’s Evangelion: The Robot Spirits ⟨Side ANTIBODY〉 Hime Brain Powerd
Bandai Spirits' Hobby Division isn't the only group making announcements yesterday. The Collector Division, or Tamashii Nations, also had their Gundam Figures Night event where they also made some announcements, though only a few got my interest, and only one would be interesting enough to make a post of -- The Robot Spirits ⟨Side MS⟩ … Continue reading That Explains the “1st Generation” Part: The Robot Spirits Strike Gundam ver.A.N.I.M.E.