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.
Tamashii Nations has been diving into late Universal Century stories, regardless of canon status, with their Phantom Gundam and Ghost Gundam figures as part of The Robot Spirits line. Both mobile suits appear in the manga Mobile Suit Crossbone Gundam: Ghost which is set around the same time as Victory Gundam. I contemplated on getting … Continue reading Tamashii Nation 2021 Online: The Robot Spirits “Crossbone Gundam: Dust” Anchor #t_n2021
Immediately following the Bandai Spirits Hobby Division's Hobby Next Phase 2021 Autumn, the Collector Division, or Tamashii Nations, had their own online event which featured a ton of figure prototypes and reveals. Quite frankly, there's a lot to unpack from the last couple of days. But do take note that not everything revealed here guaranteed … Continue reading Tamashii Nation 2021 Online: The Robot Spirits “Brain Powerd” #t_n2021