Search results

711 results, page 1 of 15

Featured image for That’s One Busy Design: MODEROID Red Five from “Majestic Prince”Background image for That’s One Busy Design: MODEROID Red Five from “Majestic Prince”

That’s One Busy Design: MODEROID Red Five from “Majestic Prince”

I consider Ginga Kikoutai Majestic Prince or simply Majestic Prince to be one of the more interesting mecha shows that came out in the 2010s. It’s unique spin…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for #2015 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 6 (2017)Background image for #2015 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 6 (2017)

#2015 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 6 (2017)

Finally completing my Iron Man 2 coverage, despite taking this gallery back in late 2023, is S.H.Figuarts Iron Man Mark 6 (2017). This is Tamashii Nations’ second take…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Great Alternative to the “Missing Link” Version: “Transformers Legacy: United” G1 Universe Optimus Prime Preview!Background image for Great Alternative to the “Missing Link” Version: “Transformers Legacy: United” G1 Universe Optimus Prime Preview!

Great Alternative to the “Missing Link” Version: “Transformers Legacy: United” G1 Universe Optimus Prime Preview!

Following the leaks from several months ago, and the official pipeline reveal during the last Transformers live stream, Transformers designer Mark Maher (IG/@marclonus) posted what I assume to…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Great Alternative to the “Missing Link” Version: “Transformers Legacy: United” G1 Universe Optimus Prime Preview Shots!Background image for Great Alternative to the “Missing Link” Version: “Transformers Legacy: United” G1 Universe Optimus Prime Preview Shots!

Great Alternative to the “Missing Link” Version: “Transformers Legacy: United” G1 Universe Optimus Prime Preview Shots!

Following the leaks from several months ago, and the official pipeline reveal during the last Transformers live stream, Transformers designer Mark Maher (IG/@marclonus) posted what I assume to…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for #2014 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 5Background image for #2014 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 5

#2014 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 5

Yes, this is yet another example, along with the next one, of photoshoots I completed in late 2023 but I completely forgot to post on the site. Granted…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Black and Pink Really Look Good Together: MODEROID Black SarenaBackground image for Black and Pink Really Look Good Together: MODEROID Black Sarena

Black and Pink Really Look Good Together: MODEROID Black Sarena

And I’m not talking about the Korean idol group. I’m talking about the XS-07 Black Sarena, a unit you often see in Super Robot Wars games and comes…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Classic Blue and Gold: “Transformers One” Prime Changers SENTINEL PRIMEBackground image for Classic Blue and Gold: “Transformers One” Prime Changers SENTINEL PRIME

Classic Blue and Gold: “Transformers One” Prime Changers SENTINEL PRIME

It might still be several months away, but I’m already looking forward to seeing Transformers One as it will finally provide the mainstream audience with a different perspective…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Box Art Extravaganza: RG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.2.0Background image for Box Art Extravaganza: RG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.2.0

Box Art Extravaganza: RG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.2.0

Bandai Spirits normally releases the packaging design of kits days ahead of its scheduled release. But for special or very notable kits, they do so a couple of…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Still Dividing Opinions! HG Gundam EX (Requiem for Vengeance)Background image for Still Dividing Opinions! HG Gundam EX (Requiem for Vengeance)

Still Dividing Opinions! HG Gundam EX (Requiem for Vengeance)

Ever since it was revealed, people have been polarized with Gundam EX from Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance. I admit it doesn’t look as ‘attractive’ as other…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Shelf Space Required: HGCE Destiny Gundam Spec II + Zeus SilhouetteBackground image for Shelf Space Required: HGCE Destiny Gundam Spec II + Zeus Silhouette

Shelf Space Required: HGCE Destiny Gundam Spec II + Zeus Silhouette

While there were a lot of kits revealed during yesterday’s batch, only a couple got me really excited. And this includes the HGCE Destiny Gundam Spec II +…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Nostalgia All The Way: Best Mecha Collection 1/144 RX-78-2 Gundam (Revival Ver.)Background image for Nostalgia All The Way: Best Mecha Collection 1/144 RX-78-2 Gundam (Revival Ver.)

Nostalgia All The Way: Best Mecha Collection 1/144 RX-78-2 Gundam (Revival Ver.)

Bandai Spirits made the formal announcement of all the kits slated for release this Q4 earlier today, though all of them were already revealed during the Shizuoka Hobby…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for I’ll Probably Change the Red: HGUC Gundam TR-6 [Barzam II] ReZeon Captured (A.O.Z RE-BOOT)Background image for I’ll Probably Change the Red: HGUC Gundam TR-6 [Barzam II] ReZeon Captured (A.O.Z RE-BOOT)

I’ll Probably Change the Red: HGUC Gundam TR-6 [Barzam II] ReZeon Captured (A.O.Z RE-BOOT)

When Bandai Spirits first decided to do the plethora of Advance of Zeta designs as High Grade kits, I had all the intent on completing them all, not…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for About Damn Time! Marvel Legends Hulkbuster (Marvel 85 Years)Background image for About Damn Time! Marvel Legends Hulkbuster (Marvel 85 Years)

About Damn Time! Marvel Legends Hulkbuster (Marvel 85 Years)

Hasbro has been doing an amazing job with their Marvel Legends Iron Man figures based on the comic book designs. So much so that I didn’t mind that…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Quickie! The ‘Missing Link’ Optimus Prime Concept, but in ReverseBackground image for Quickie! The ‘Missing Link’ Optimus Prime Concept, but in Reverse

Quickie! The ‘Missing Link’ Optimus Prime Concept, but in Reverse

One of the upcoming Transformers figures leaked several months ago was that of a Deluxe class Optimus Prime inspired by his G1 design. I initially thought this would…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Shizuoka Hobby Show 2024: Takara Tomy is Going Premium Collector with T-Spark!Background image for Shizuoka Hobby Show 2024: Takara Tomy is Going Premium Collector with T-Spark!

Shizuoka Hobby Show 2024: Takara Tomy is Going Premium Collector with T-Spark!

Shizuoka Hobby Show 2024 is in full swing and Takara Tomy decided to go all out with their hobby and collector-oriented releases as they launched a new label…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Robot Mode Debut! “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” AMK Pro X ApelinqBackground image for Robot Mode Debut! “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” AMK Pro X Apelinq

Robot Mode Debut! “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts” AMK Pro X Apelinq

During the opening scene of Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, we were given a glimpse of Apelinq, the Maximal leader who sacrificed himself so that Optimus Primal and…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for SEED FREEDOM in Shizuoka! Even More “Gundam SEED FREEDOM” KitsBackground image for SEED FREEDOM in Shizuoka! Even More “Gundam SEED FREEDOM” Kits

SEED FREEDOM in Shizuoka! Even More “Gundam SEED FREEDOM” Kits

While Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM is about to end its Japanese theatrical run this month, it’s just kicking off across international markets. Which means there’s no reason…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Did Gunpla Just do a Transformers Missing Link? Best Mecha Collection RX-78-2 Gundam (Revival Ver.)Background image for Did Gunpla Just do a Transformers Missing Link? Best Mecha Collection RX-78-2 Gundam (Revival Ver.)

Did Gunpla Just do a Transformers Missing Link? Best Mecha Collection RX-78-2 Gundam (Revival Ver.)

With Shizuoka Hobby Show 2024 opening to the public in couple of days, Bandai Spirits decided to hype things up by making reveals as early as today, one…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for “Grendizer U”: New Mecha, Trailer, and Premiere Info Drops!Background image for “Grendizer U”: New Mecha, Trailer, and Premiere Info Drops!

“Grendizer U”: New Mecha, Trailer, and Premiere Info Drops!

Things over at the super robot front have cooled down ever since Bang Brave Bang Bravern ended. But let’s not forget there’s another super robot show set to…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Stuff on the Office Desk: Collaboration PrimesBackground image for Stuff on the Office Desk: Collaboration Primes

Stuff on the Office Desk: Collaboration Primes

I was initially aiming at finally bringing some Gunpla to the office desk, especially following my two viewings of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM. But with Lunar Cruiser…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Not Just the AM Boxer, it’s the HG Hückebein BoxerBackground image for Not Just the AM Boxer, it’s the HG Hückebein Boxer

Not Just the AM Boxer, it’s the HG Hückebein Boxer

When Bandai Spirits announced the HG Hückebein Mk-III to follow the Mk-II, it was only a matter of time before they released the Hückebein Boxer in some form.…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for The Prime of Time! “Legacy: United” Cybertron Universe Vector Prime Sneak PeekBackground image for The Prime of Time! “Legacy: United” Cybertron Universe Vector Prime Sneak Peek

The Prime of Time! “Legacy: United” Cybertron Universe Vector Prime Sneak Peek

While no company wants their upcoming items leaked ahead of their intended solicitation dates, these do give fans excitement and hype, especially when pre-orders do drop. These are…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Box Art Extravaganza: APril 2024Background image for Box Art Extravaganza: APril 2024

Box Art Extravaganza: APril 2024

With the absence of any particular Gunpla I’m interested in getting this April, let’s swing to the good folks over at Good Smile Company as they do have…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Now This is an Upgrade! DNA Design DK-54 Upgrade Kit for “Legacy: United” Animated Universe Optimus PrimeBackground image for Now This is an Upgrade! DNA Design DK-54 Upgrade Kit for “Legacy: United” Animated Universe Optimus Prime

Now This is an Upgrade! DNA Design DK-54 Upgrade Kit for “Legacy: United” Animated Universe Optimus Prime

I don’t usually post about third party upgrade kits, unless they are very notable. So, when DNA Design unveiled their next upgrade kit, DK-54 for Legacy: United Animated…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for One Shots / “Fists of Fury”Background image for One Shots / “Fists of Fury”

One Shots / “Fists of Fury”

As seen during the Gundam 45th Anniversary special, 2024 marks the 30th anniversary of Mobile Fighter G Gundam. To those unfamiliar, G Gundam is the first non-Universal Century…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Spiky 1/144 Kits are Here! Venus-Toy 睚眦 (“Yazi”/”Yazhen”) Complete Internal Frame ModelBackground image for Spiky 1/144 Kits are Here! Venus-Toy 睚眦 (“Yazi”/”Yazhen”) Complete Internal Frame Model

Spiky 1/144 Kits are Here! Venus-Toy 睚眦 (“Yazi”/”Yazhen”) Complete Internal Frame Model

I’m calling it “Yazi” for simplicity. There’s no better time than today to enter the wild and wacky world of building mecha model kits. Besides the usual players…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Looks Better than Studio Series? “Transformers One” Prime ChangersBackground image for Looks Better than Studio Series? “Transformers One” Prime Changers

Looks Better than Studio Series? “Transformers One” Prime Changers

Still more from Transformers One, we also got a couple of the mainline toys revealed besides the one Studio Series Optimus Prime figure. Contrary to what happened with…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for #2013 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 4Background image for #2013 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 4

#2013 / S.H.Figuarts / Iron Man Mark 4

In yet another case of a photoshoot already in the can but I forget to post them, my coverage of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Iron Man armors continues…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Quickie! “Transformers ONE” Optimus Prime LeakedBackground image for Quickie! “Transformers ONE” Optimus Prime Leaked

Quickie! “Transformers ONE” Optimus Prime Leaked

As of this post, we’ re just mere hours away from the first trailer drop for Transformers ONE which will be launched from space, I don’t know how…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for The Hygogg on the After Colony: HGAC Gundam BurnlapiusBackground image for The Hygogg on the After Colony: HGAC Gundam Burnlapius

The Hygogg on the After Colony: HGAC Gundam Burnlapius

Towards the end of March, the image used to promote upcoming pre-orders for this kit leaked online. Initially, I thought it to be an April Fool’s joke since…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Spicy Box Art is Spicy: MODEROID Take-no-Yamikazuchi from “Kannazuki no Miko”Background image for Spicy Box Art is Spicy: MODEROID Take-no-Yamikazuchi from “Kannazuki no Miko”

Spicy Box Art is Spicy: MODEROID Take-no-Yamikazuchi from “Kannazuki no Miko”

This was supposed to be a “Box Art Extravaganza” post although we’re already past mid-April and none of the upcoming mecha kits or figures this month interests me.…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Totally Fun and Unapologetically ‘SEED’: My Unsolicited Thoughts on “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM” (2023)Background image for Totally Fun and Unapologetically ‘SEED’: My Unsolicited Thoughts on “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM” (2023)

Totally Fun and Unapologetically ‘SEED’: My Unsolicited Thoughts on “Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM” (2023)

The following may contain spoilers for Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM. Director / Mitsuo FukudaScreenplay / Chiaki Morosawa & Mitsuo FukudaProduction / SunriseRelease Date / January 2024 Almos…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Stuff on the Office Desk: More G1 Prime Appreciation Time!Background image for Stuff on the Office Desk: More G1 Prime Appreciation Time!

Stuff on the Office Desk: More G1 Prime Appreciation Time!

When Takara Tomy announced Transformers Missing Link Optimus Prime/Convoy, I also somewhat started hunting for a proper G1 Optimus Prime figure. I know there it already has countless…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for More 40th Anniversary Collaborations: Transformers ✕ Bingo SportsBackground image for More 40th Anniversary Collaborations: Transformers ✕ Bingo Sports

More 40th Anniversary Collaborations: Transformers ✕ Bingo Sports

While everyone was looking at the newly announced Masterpiece figures, Takara Tomy also dropped another Transformers collaboration project as part of the franchise’s 40th anniversary. Bingo S…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Double Masterpiece Announcements! Transformers MP-60 Ginrai & MPG-09 Super GinraiBackground image for Double Masterpiece Announcements! Transformers MP-60 Ginrai & MPG-09 Super Ginrai

Double Masterpiece Announcements! Transformers MP-60 Ginrai & MPG-09 Super Ginrai

2024 is the 40th anniversary of Transformers, and fans are looking forward to some of the upcoming figures as part of the celebration. Outside of future mainline release…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for One Shots / “Subversion of Expectations”Background image for One Shots / “Subversion of Expectations”

One Shots / “Subversion of Expectations”

Mobile Suit Gundam made its premiere in April of 1979, making 2024 the 45th anniversary of the franchise. Subsequent Gundam series followed suit, having premieres in April before…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Today’s Robits: Mini Action Voltron Vehicle ForceBackground image for Today’s Robits: Mini Action Voltron Vehicle Force

Today’s Robits: Mini Action Voltron Vehicle Force

While I don’t do these haul posts like I used to, I do make exceptions for, well, more exceptional releases. And one just came earlier today. Four years…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Let’s Go to the Marsh! “Votoms” 1/35 Marshydog from WaveBackground image for Let’s Go to the Marsh! “Votoms” 1/35 Marshydog from Wave

Let’s Go to the Marsh! “Votoms” 1/35 Marshydog from Wave

Totally unrelated to this post, but if you have watched How I Met Your Mother, then the title should have some familiarity to you. Anyway… While Bandai Spirits…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for WonderCon 2024 Reveals Solicitations: Marvel Legends Retro Iron Man WaveBackground image for WonderCon 2024 Reveals Solicitations: Marvel Legends Retro Iron Man Wave

WonderCon 2024 Reveals Solicitations: Marvel Legends Retro Iron Man Wave

Following Hasbro’s WonderCon reveals this past weekend, they have uploaded the entire panel online for those who weren’t able to attend in person. They explained in the panel…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Wondercon 2024 Quickie! Marvel Legends Iron Man Retro Wave!Background image for Wondercon 2024 Quickie! Marvel Legends Iron Man Retro Wave!

Wondercon 2024 Quickie! Marvel Legends Iron Man Retro Wave!

Hasbro just held their action brands panel over at Wondercon 2024 and they revealed an upcoming Iron Man retro wave featuring three Iron Man figures: one retool, one…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for #3016 / S.H.MonsterArts / Mechagodzilla (Godzilla vs. Kong)Background image for #3016 / S.H.MonsterArts / Mechagodzilla (Godzilla vs. Kong)

#3016 / S.H.MonsterArts / Mechagodzilla (Godzilla vs. Kong)

I just watched Godzilla ✕ Kong: The New Empire this weekend and I must say, I had fun! I wasn’t expecting some philosophical or character-heavy narrative like Godzilla…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Stuff on the Office Desk: G1 Prime Appreciation Time!Background image for Stuff on the Office Desk: G1 Prime Appreciation Time!

Stuff on the Office Desk: G1 Prime Appreciation Time!

Last year’s announcement of Transformers Missing Link Optimus Prime created massive hype leading up to its release. And upon its release, all the hype paid off with such…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for In Time for the 30th: HGFC God Gundam – Completed BuildBackground image for In Time for the 30th: HGFC God Gundam – Completed Build

In Time for the 30th: HGFC God Gundam – Completed Build

I know everyone is still raving about the RG version but I do want to build the HGFC first to have better appreciation of the RG. It’s a…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for Gundam and Geass Double Trailer Drops!Background image for Gundam and Geass Double Trailer Drops!

Gundam and Geass Double Trailer Drops!

Besides the slew up upcoming kits from Bandai Spirits, the weekend also saw a couple of new trailers dropped. One is for Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance,…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for One Shots / “Sunset and Silver”Background image for One Shots / “Sunset and Silver”

One Shots / “Sunset and Silver”

On March 21, 1974, Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla was released in Japanese theaters. This marks the first appearance of the mechanized kaiju in the franchise and for fifty years,…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for New “Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom” Trailer & Visual DroppedBackground image for New “Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom” Trailer & Visual Dropped

New “Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom” Trailer & Visual Dropped

An hour or so ahead of the official new Gunpla reveals, they did get leaked some hours ahead, we also got a new key visual and trailer for…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for ‘Revive’ Duel Gundam in Disguise! HGCE Duel Blitz GundamBackground image for ‘Revive’ Duel Gundam in Disguise! HGCE Duel Blitz Gundam

‘Revive’ Duel Gundam in Disguise! HGCE Duel Blitz Gundam

When Mobile Suit Gundam SEED FREEDOM was announced, I was already ready to accept the wave of SEED-related kits Bandai Spirits is expected to release. And while we…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for I Might Get Two: RG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.2.0 “Unleashed”Background image for I Might Get Two: RG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.2.0 “Unleashed”

I Might Get Two: RG RX-78-2 Gundam Ver.2.0 “Unleashed”

With the relative absence of the Master Grade line, Gunpla builders and modelers are turning towards the Real Grade line to scratch those itches for intricate detail and…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for 30MM “Armored Core VI” Kits Finally Revealed! Nightfall and Steel HazeBackground image for 30MM “Armored Core VI” Kits Finally Revealed! Nightfall and Steel Haze

30MM “Armored Core VI” Kits Finally Revealed! Nightfall and Steel Haze

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon (AC6 here forth) was one of the highly anticipated games in 2023, especially for fans of the franchise and mecha games in…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE

Featured image for “Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance” Kits Teased: Gundam EX & Zaku II SolariBackground image for “Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance” Kits Teased: Gundam EX & Zaku II Solari

“Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance” Kits Teased: Gundam EX & Zaku II Solari

Bandai Spirits has started their four-day announcement spree of new hobby products slated for Q3 2024 release. As expected, I don’t usually find interesting kits during day one,…

cvphased / MECHA CATALOGUE