Thursday, July 20, 2017

Sunday, July 16, 2017

[Kit Insight] Bandai Star Wars 1/12 Death Trooper (Rogue One)


Easily the most badass iteration of the Stormtrooper put to screen, the Death Trooper shocked and awed when it appeared during the opening sequence of Rogue One, as well as during the climatic Battle of Scarif. 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

[Accessory Analysis] Dragon Momoko Super Evangelion Arming Tree & Progressive Weapons


Dragon Momoko (DM) dropped this bombshell shortly after the shipping of their fabulous MG 1/100 Testament Gundam, surprising a fair bit of the community. For the uninitiated, the Arming Tree & Progressive Weapons package exists as a Bandai Chogokin set released some years back and costs a bomb (as with most Chogokin-branded products). It is a very interesting concept, even for non-followers of the Evangelion franchise, which is why you are now reading this Analysis.

[Accessory Analysis] Anubis HG RG MG Variable Action Base


Third party model kit manufacturer Anubis has been releasing some pretty cool stuff over the past few months, from the titular multi-function Anubis Base to a Heavy Combat Weapon Set that is able to meld mechanically with the Gunpla from almost any Gundam series. Their latest product throws back to simpler times, but with a twist.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

[Kit Insight] Bandai HGBF 1/144 NK-13S Gundam Schwarzritter (Painted Build)


As the latest rendition (model kit development wise) of the Denial Gundam, the Gundam Schwarzritter boasts a dark, brooding black colour scheme, complemented by powerful accents of gold. From the no-frills, pugilistic design of the Denial, the Schwarzritter is equipped with a massive backpack that can turn into equally massive swords, giving it undeniable power as required by the Masked Second G.

Monday, June 12, 2017

[Kit Insight] Hobby Star HG 1/144 Gundam Harute Final Battle Ver. (Straight Build)


It has been ten years since the conclusion of 00 Gundam, one of the best series in the entire Gundam franchise. With well developed characters, a decent plot and a fantastic mecha design portfolio, 00 Gundam will be forever etched into the greater cultural collective.