“Gundam Thunderbolt”: Speedrunning the Alternate U.C. Canon

U.C. canon and Gundam Thunderbolt are two concepts you can't put together without encountering a significant discourse, especially on the English-speaking Gundam community. We tend to hold canon with reverence, so it throws us off when something like Gundam Thunderbolt shows us stuff we know can't exist in the timeline it's supposed to belong. And … Continue reading “Gundam Thunderbolt”: Speedrunning the Alternate U.C. Canon

My Unsolicited Thoughts: Metal Robot Spirits (Ka signature) ⟨Side MS⟩ Zeta Gundam

I'm not exactly the greatest fan of the Zeta Gundam design, but I really appreciate what they were going for. Designed during a time where transforming robots are the craze, the Zeta Gundam has become one of the more iconic mobile suits in the franchise. That said, its transformation scheme isn't exactly the simplest and … Continue reading My Unsolicited Thoughts: Metal Robot Spirits (Ka signature) ⟨Side MS⟩ Zeta Gundam

#1004 / High Grade Universal Century / RX-178 Gundam Mk-II [A.E.U.G.] (2015)

I went to Japan around the same time this kit was released though I really can't remember if I got this guy there or purchased it locally. Regardless, this was part of the Gunpla 35th Anniversary 'Revive' campaign and its engineering really shows. Check out this more modern take on the HGUC Gundam Mk-II by … Continue reading #1004 / High Grade Universal Century / RX-178 Gundam Mk-II [A.E.U.G.] (2015)