Overtaking the Backlog! Work-in-Progress #0: Figure-rise Standard Ultraman Suit Zoffy/Ver.Z

This kit is one of the more special ones compared to the rest of the backlog as it's a gift from an amazing person. It's not often you get to meet people you get along with really well quite easily, especially after the world basically changed two years ago. So, I really, really appreciate the … Continue reading Overtaking the Backlog! Work-in-Progress #0: Figure-rise Standard Ultraman Suit Zoffy/Ver.Z

More or Less Complete: Entry Grade Strike Gundam

Just a quick update and probably the only work-in-progress post I'll make for the Entry Grade Strike Gundam. I started this build over the weekend, and I was once again reminded of how they were able to make such a color-accurate kit with a low parts count through clever engineering and parts design. This is … Continue reading More or Less Complete: Entry Grade Strike Gundam

Taking a Breather: Entry Grade Strike Gundam

I just finished the HG Gundam Exia / Astraea dual build last weekend and before going forward with another double or dual build, I decided to look back at this chain of kits. Starting with the continuation of the HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundam builds late in November up to the end of February, … Continue reading Taking a Breather: Entry Grade Strike Gundam

Buzzer Beater Builds! Work-in-Progress #3: HG Gundam Exia / Astraea

It's just a day left before February 2022 comes to pass and it looks like these two kits will make my self-imposed deadline of being completed within the month. The primary challenge for these two kits is the need to paint all those gray details that are either supplemented by color-correcting seals or are just … Continue reading Buzzer Beater Builds! Work-in-Progress #3: HG Gundam Exia / Astraea

Taking Slower Than Expected. Work-in-Progress #2: HG Gundam Exia / Astraea Dual Build

The last time I presented these guys over a week ago, they're pretty much busts with the main torso and head units completed. A week passed, and thanks to a lot of actual office work, I only managed to build the arms. Granted, each arm required two applications of paint, one for the gray strip … Continue reading Taking Slower Than Expected. Work-in-Progress #2: HG Gundam Exia / Astraea Dual Build