It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Bandai Spirits

Of course, I'm not forgetting Bandai Spirits for this very biased Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021 coverage. Technically, they are branding this as "Hobby Next Phase 2021 Spring", but it's basically their new stuff in time for the aforementioned hobby show. I'll first delve into the non-Gunpla stuff since there were some interesting tidbits I'd like … Continue reading It’s Back! Shizuoka Hobby Show 2021: Bandai Spirits

Box Art Extravaganza: February 2020

We are now well into February so here's a quick list of box arts and packaging for the stuff that I'm probably getting or just interests me. It was only a matter of time before they eventually make a modern Sentinel Prime figure in the Transformers Studio Series line, and we're now getting the first … Continue reading Box Art Extravaganza: February 2020

“ULTRAMAN: Be Ultra” / Ultraman Suit Another Universe (UAU) Designs Revealed

ULTRAMAN: Be Ultra is a mobile game meant as a tie-in (and to obviously hype) season 2 of the Netflix Original ULTRAMAN anime this April. Players can pick and choose any of the Ultraman suits from the manga or anime. But most importantly, they can also select original suits which were previously tagged under the … Continue reading “ULTRAMAN: Be Ultra” / Ultraman Suit Another Universe (UAU) Designs Revealed

Should’ve Done This from the Start: Figure-rise Standard ULTRAMAN SUIT ZERO -Action-

Less than a month ago, I wrote a post explaining my current thought process on the Figure-rise Standard "ULTRAMAN" model kits. On how they are now releasing -Action- versions of previous kits and whether they'll be moving forward with such approach. Looks like they know now. Along with the slew of recent kit announcements is … Continue reading Should’ve Done This from the Start: Figure-rise Standard ULTRAMAN SUIT ZERO -Action-

Yet Another Dilemma: Figure-rise Standard “ULTRAMAN” -Action-

Around the same time last year, I was in a dilemma on which releases to pick up for my ULTRAMAN collection. Whether I should go and continue with my ULTRA-ACT ✕ S.H.Figuarts figures, albeit being manga versions, or go with the Figure-rise Standard 1/12 scale model kits. Seeing the announcement of a second season, as … Continue reading Yet Another Dilemma: Figure-rise Standard “ULTRAMAN” -Action-