Combattler V, Voltes V, and Daimos are collectively known as the "Robot Romance Trilogy" for pioneering more emotional and complex storylines when compared to the, at that time, prevalent monster-of-the-week formula of other super robot shows. Ironically, Daimos was the only series that actually had a romantic element embedded into its plot.
My Mini Action Series Daltanious just arrived last week while my Mini Action Series Daimos is still at HobbyLink Japan's warehouse due to the current shipping restrictions. Regardless, seeing these figures really made me think of how I really like the concept of smaller, desktop sized fully transformable super robots. For those who know me … Continue reading Portable Scale Full Transformation Super Robots Done Right: Action Toys Mini Action Series
Okay, I just wanted to give some context before delving into my unsolicited hot take on Voltes V Legacy, the Philippine-produced live action series adaptation of Voltes V. I don't consider myself to be the greatest Voltes V fan though I did watch it multiple times thanks to repeated broadcasts on local TV. Heck, I … Continue reading What, Live Action Adaptation? “Voltes V Legacy”
The Super Robot Chogokin line is one of my favorites from Tamashii Nations simply because they're essentially Soul of Chogokin figures at a more manageable size minus all the finicky transformation and combination gimmicks. Unfortunately, Tamashii Nations sort of decided put the line on hold and instead went with the Soul of Chogokin Full Action … Continue reading Transformable and Poseable at Smaller Scales! Art Storm “Mini Action Series”