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Just the Weapons, and a Leg? Work-in-Progress #2: MODEROID Ingram Double Build

Just chugging along with this double build and I’m a good portion of the way complete with both kits. With just the hands, weapons, and a leg of…

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P-Bandai Being P-Bandai: HG Gundam AGE-1 Razor & Gundam AGE-2 ArtEmIs Set

Earlier this week, Premium Bandai announced the HG Gundam AGE-1 Razor & Gundam AGE-2 Artemis Set as a late cash-in to the Gundam AGE 10th Anniversary celebration, I…

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4K Conversion Project is Complete!

It took me a week or so, but I finally replaced all images hosted on the site with 4K versions. This included the CATALOGUE Entries, One Shots galleries…

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#4005 / Transformers Generations – War For Cybertron: SIege / Optimus Prime

As I mentioned in a previous post, I was supposed to unveil this gallery around early next week. But I decided to defer that in favor of remastering…

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Inspired by Mecha Smile Impact! Work-in-Progress #1: MODEROID Ingram Double Build

Good Smile Company had their gargantuan announcements of new and upcoming kits with Mecha Smile Impact. That made me think of the last time I built a MODEROID…

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Gundam Park Fukuoka ✕ The Life-Sized Nu Gundam Statue: Exclusive Gunpla

With every new statue comes a new set of exclusive Gunpla. That’s not a proverb or anything, that’s just the reality that comes whenever a new life-sized Gundam…

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IU and the 4K Conversion Project

You’re probably wondering, what’s this blog, what I call as the “4K Conversion Project” and IU (the amazing Korean singer) have to do with each other to be…

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I’m Not Calling It “Load” Astray: HGCE Lord Astray Ω

Let’s just get this out of the way. Ever since they introduced its Gundam Build variant, the Load Astray Double Rebake, I think I’m not the only one…

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Impact Indeed! Mecha Smile Impact #MODEROID Reveals: Highly Notable Kits

Before 2021 ended, Good Smile Company and its mecha sub-brand Good Mecha Smile have been promoting Mecha Smile Impact, an event which they promise would excite and bring impact…

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It Can (Sort of) Stand! Build Complete: HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs

Let’s first take a break from all those Mecha Smile Impact announcements to just appreciate this kit and how it’s actually finished. After starting this kit in 2019,…

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Impact Indeed! Mecha Smile Impact #MODEROID Reveals: Various Categories

Before 2021 ended, Good Smile Company and its mecha sub-brand Good Mecha Smile have been promoting Mecha Smile Impact, an event which they promise would excite and bring impact…

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Impact Indeed! Mecha Smile Impact #MODEROID Reveals: Near-Future Police Mecha & Powered Suits

Before 2021 ended, Good Smile Company and its mecha sub-brand Good Mecha Smile have been promoting Mecha Smile Impact, an event which they promise would excite and bring impact…

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Impact Indeed! Mecha Smile Impact #MODEROID Reveals: Isekai & Magic Robots

Before 2021 ended, Good Smile Company and its mecha sub-brand Good Mecha Smile have been promoting Mecha Smile Impact, an event which they promise would excite and bring…

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Three Years In Pause! Work-in-Progress #3: HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs

Searching through my blog archives, I started the HGUC Narrative Gundam A-Packs in January 2019, making this build running for three years now. I am definitely not planning…

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These Didn’t Take Two Years! Double Build Complete: HGUC ZZ Gundam

Compared to my 2003 HGUC Zeta Gundam which had a time skip within the build, the HGUC ZZ Gundam went pretty smoothly and just clocked in at around…

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“ULTRAMAN” Season 2 Premiere Date & Trailer Dropped

We’re finally into 2022 and one of the things I’m looking forward to this year is the second season of ULTRAMAN, which would be three years after the…

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It’s Not Iron Patriot: S.H.Figuarts Captain America (Tech-On Avengers)

After releasing Iron Man, Tamashii Nations has started solicitations on the next figure to come out from Tech-On Avengers, their collaboration with Marvel Comics — Captain America. The…

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One Shots / “Double Axe Salute”

It’s already 2022, but I’d like to insert this last One Shot for 2021. Earlier in December, fan-favorite creative Derrick J. Wyatt passed away. He was involved in…

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Curiosity Pieces: Toys Raider’s “Live Battlefield” 1/12 Action Figures

It’s always incredible when smaller companies open solicitations for figures that look really cool and aren’t connected to any major IP. With the latter allowing them more freedom…

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These Kits Don’t Skip Panel Day! Work-in-Progress #2: HGUC ZZ Gundam

I know I just posted my first work-in-progress update for the HGUC ZZ Gundam double build I’m currently doing, but I wanted to provide updates on the actual…

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Yes, It’s Still Alive: New “Voltes V Legacy” Featurette

Exactly two years ago, local television station GMA Network released a teaser of Voltes V Legacy, a live-action adaptation of the 70s super robot series. If you want…

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Double Building The Double Zeta: HG Gundam AGE-3’s & HGUC ZZ Gundam Work-in-Progress

First and foremost, Happy New Year! 2021 wasn’t the best year but I think many would agree that I was a lot better than the dumpster fire that…

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#1006 / High Grade G-SAVIOUR / G-Saviour [Space Mode]

Happy holidays! I know most Gundam fans would do a rewatch of Endless Waltz or something, but not for this fan. For this fan, we would want to…

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Box Art Extravaganza: December 2021 Exclusive Kit Announcements

I may not have featured box arts for kits released this month, but I do have some for limited releases and online exclusives. And while two of these…

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Robots Becoming BFGs: RIOBOT R-Gun Powered

Sen-Ti-Nel has yet to ship RIOBOT R-1, the first unit in the SRX triad thanks to holiday shipping congestions. Yet they’ve already announced the next RIOBOT figure from…

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New Teaser Drop! “Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island”

In what appears to be a holiday gift from the people over at Sunrise, we now have our first, and rather short, look at the 2022 movie Mobile…

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I Prefer the S.H.Figuarts, But This Still Looks Cool: Fighting Armor Black Panther

Sen-Ti-Nel might have been the first to do this whole “Tony Stark makes Iron Man suits for the other Avengers” thing, but I have to say, Tamashii Nations…

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That’s a Lot of Arms: HG AMAIM Ghost Mk-II

I’ve just caught up with the latest episodes of Kyoukai Senki or AMAIM Warrior at the Borderline and it is as mecha a series can get, without going…

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Maybe I Should Continue Watching The Series? MODEROID Kuromukuro

Last September, Good Smile Company revealed that they are producing a MODEROID kit for Kuromukuro, an anime from studio P.A. Works in celebration of its fifth anniversary. We…

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And We’re Still Getting More IBO Kits! New HG Announcements and MSV Designs

It seems like IRON-BLOODED ORPHANS is the gift that keeps on giving as we are still getting more kits despite being years away from the last animated production,…

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Still Waiting for That HG Huckebein: HG Gespenst Announced

Days after releasing the HG Alteisen, Bandai Spirits already teased announcing the next HG Super Robot Wars OG kit. I was hoping it to be the Huckebein but…

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This One Took a Long While! HG Lancelot Albion

I don’t know what Bandai Spirits is thinking nowadays, but this recent announcement made me realize how they had a habit of starting a model kit line and…

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Let’s Battlin’: 1/35 Scopedog Battling Set (ST Ver.)

Here’s a good reminder of how this site doesn’t just cover Gundam or Iron Man or Optimus Prime stuff. Wave has been doing excellent 1/35 scale Votoms kits…

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These Kits AGE’d Well! Work-in-Progress #1: HG Gundam AGE-3 Normal / Orbital Dual Build

Mobile Suit Gundam AGE marked its 10th anniversary this 2021. But outside of a themed area inside The Gundam Base Tokyo, it didn’t get much fanfare thanks to…

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Gunpla-Scaled Megazord! Power Rangers Lightning Collection – Zord Ascension Project Dino Megazord

A month or so ago during Hasbro PulseCon, the Hasbro revealed the Power Rangers Lightning Collection – Zord Ascension Project. It’s their answer to everyone’s question ever since…

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Yes, Another Robot Named “Musashi”: Gattai Musashi

I’ve been curious with Aoshima’s new Gattai line for the longest time ever since they announced Atlanger a couple of years back. And although I’m still holding off…

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Project Pale Rider is Back! HGUC Black Rider

When Bandai Spirits announced Project Pale Rider, they included a mobile suit development chart on the Premium Bandai special page that featured three Pale Rider prototype units that are…

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Project Pale Rider is Back! HGUC White Rider

When Bandai Spirits announced Project Pale Rider, they included a mobile suit development chart on the Premium Bandai special page that featured three Pale Rider prototype units that…

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Squeezing One More for 2021! Work-in-Progress #3: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Dual Build

In my last work-in-progress post for this dual build, I mentioned how I would really want to get these two kits done. So, I spent the latter half…

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Box Art Extravaganza: December 2021

As one song you’ll often hear during this season would say, “it’s the most wonderful time of the year.” That also translates to not-so-wonderful time for our wallets.…

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One Shots / “Extreme Versus: Maxi-Boost I”

Outside of great animated series, movies, and Gunpla, another great thing to come out of the Gundam franchise are the Mobile Suit Gundam EXTREME VS. arcade games. And…

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One Month To Go! Work-in-Progress #2: HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom Gundams

Coming out of my annual 3rd quarter build break, I immediately wanted to resume work on the HGCE Freedom / Strike Freedom dual build. To be honest, these…

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Tamashii Nation 2021 Online: The Robot Spirits “Crossbone Gundam: Dust” Anchor #t_n2021

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…

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Tamashii Nation 2021 Online: S.H.Figuarts “Tech-On Avengers” #t_n2021

One of the upcoming releases I’m looking forward to in 2022 are the S.H.Figuarts from Marvel’s Tech-On Avengers mini-series. Tamashii Nations drew a little flak after the initial…

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Tamashii Nation 2021 Online: The Robot Spirits “Brain Powerd” #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…

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The Trilogy is Complete! SMP [Shokugan Modeling Project] Daitarn 3

To those wondering what “trilogy” I’m talking about, then let me again show you this image: I say trilogy in quotes because they’re not really related story-wise, and…

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#5004 / RE:EDIT / Mjolnir Mark V “Master Chief”

Halo Infinite, the sixth main entry in the Halo game series, and the latest in the franchise, just dropped a few days ago (as of this post). So,…

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Bandai Hobby Next Phase 2021 Autumn: HG Chou Mashin Ryujinmaru

Bandai Spirits has completed their Hobby Next Phase 2021 Autumn event to varying degree of excitement with the announcements. That said, there’s one that has me curious, and…

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Articulation Innovation! Bandai Hobby Next Phase 2021 Autumn: RG God Gundam

Bandai Spirits saved their best reveal, I guess, for last as they close the almost week-long Hobby Next Phase 2021 Autumn event which featured a whole bunch of…

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Canon Status Anyone? “Gundam U.C. Engage” MS Reveal: “Engage Zero”

Bandai Namco Entertainment teased last week a new Gundam mobile game called Mobile Suit Gundam U.C. Engage, to which many were curious because of varying reasons. There’re the…

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