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NYCC 2014: ThreeA

NYCC 2014: ThreeA


Your new Doom awaits
Oct 13
ThreeA's display space at New York Comic Con 2014 featured some old favorites like the WBR figures alongside a few newer figures we'll be seeing in the coming months. The new Popbots are looking particularly nice, but the cen... read
Evil King Machine

TOYSREVIL gets a custom version of Storm King Machine


Quiccs' Stormtrooper-styled design coming soon in red
Oct 01
Filipino urban artist Quiccs has a resin piece by the name of Storm King Machine, which mixes Stormtroopers with 1970s-style anime mechs (or Gurren Lagann, if you're looking for a contemporary simile). The newest version is ... read
PG Gundam Unicorn

Perfect Grade Gundam Unicorn coming this December


Fully transformable with optional LEDs
Sep 25
It's the kit that everyone said they wanted when they learned what they could do. The gimmicks for the Perfect Grade line made people dream of what the Unicorn could be if they were to do it. Yes, it's finally coming this Dec... read
Iron Giant Dunny

Custom Delights: Josh Mayhem's Iron Giant Dunny


Vin Diesel voice acting not included
Sep 08
Josh Mayhem has recently completed a new 3-inch Dunny commission, and this one is one of my favorites from 2014. His Iron Giant Dunny is exactly what you'd expect: a pint-sized representation of the film's title character, us... read
ThreeZero Aphrodite A

Pre-orders for ThreeZero's Aphrodite A begin Friday


Yes, the trademark missiles are here, too
Sep 03
As if the Ned Stark news wasn't enough, ThreeZero also announced that their Aphrodite A figure is up for pre-order on Friday. The Mazinger Z mech will come with her chest-mounted Koushiryoku missiles as accessories, but ... read
Chronicle

SDCC 2014: Chronicle


Cain bringing the pain
Jul 30
Walking the floor on San Diego Comic Con, you sometimes run into some surprises. The Chronicle booth was one of those wonderful surprises. Looking at the small booth, it's clear that quality trumps quantity. All of Chronicle'... read
A massive mountain of mech
ThreeZero showed up at Wonder Festival 2014 Summer with their big, bad Atlas from Titanfall. The Atlas stands a full 20 inches tall, comes with a pilot figure that has it own accessories, has LED illumination on the top of th... read feature

They're gonna Try it this time
Gundam Build Fighters was amazing. It didn't have a great plot, but it was at least enjoyable if just for all of the cameos. It certainly surpassed expectations in the west and now season 2, Gundam Build Fighters Try is on th... read feature

MG Hi-Nu HWS ver. Ka

MG Hi-Nu Gundam ver Ka's Heavy Weapons are ready for battle


Heavy weapons will equal a light wallet
Jul 16
The Hi-Nu Gundam ver. Ka is simply a beautiful mobile suit. While the first MG Hi-Nu had its detractors because it wasn't like the original design by Izubuchi, the new kit follows his design aesthetics much more faithfully. A... read
Revol Mini Date Masumune

Revoltech introduces Mini Date Masamune and reintroduces Legacy figures


They're back again at modern (re: higher) prices
Jun 25
Revol Mini continues to be a thing. After Kinnikuman, Solid Snake, and Iron Man Mk VI, the 4th release in the line will be Date Masamune of Sengoku Basara. Just as with the other releases, Masamune got a release  in the ... read
HG Reconguista in G

Here's the first Gunpla from the new Gundam series


But first, let me build the G-Self
Jun 22
The late summer of 2014 will see the entry of the latest Gundam television series, Reconguista in G. Being the brainchild of original Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino, I'm looking very much toward this series. As the series wi... read
RD God Gundam

Make your peace with God Gundam in Robot Damashii form


Take this! My love! My anger! And all of my money!
Jun 02
Way back in the distant past of last month at Tamashii Nations, the world finally saw the debut of Robot Damashii God Gundam. Sure, we're going to get Master Gundam and Master Asia soon enough, but first will be that which wa... read
Oh, how the mighty have fallen
You're probably already well aware that 2014 marks yet another Transformers movie year. This time around Transformers 4: Age of Extinction begins a new story arc featuring returning and new Autobots (now in more knightly look... read feature

Transformers x Evangelion

There is now a story behind Transformers x Evangelion


Also Starscream Sachiel
May 23
Just yesterday, we finally got to see what the ever-weird Transformers x Evangelion crossover would result in toy-wise. TakaraTomy is now giving us more with an official page, story, and what will hopefully be a resulting Sta... read
Magazine Scans

MP Optimus Prime x Evangelion is about as creative as you thought it would be


A delivery of paint to NERV HQ
May 22
Were you expecting something really cool when it was announced that Transformers would crossover with Evangelion? Maybe something like that stylized Revoltech that made people actually seem genuinely interested in the possibi... read
It's actually happening!
Bandai usually saves their big announcement for Shizuoka and this year they did not disappoint. While the show actually opens tomorrow, someone sneaked in and spoiled us all with this glorious announcement: 1/100 Nightingale.... read feature

HGUC Neo Zeong

Let's take another giant look at the giant HGUC Neo Zeong


Also fake Char trains and fake Char cars
Apr 26
In case you missed it this week, Japan is going crazy with Gundam promotions again. The airport in Osaka now features the Red Comet Express, a bullet train decorated in the motiff of Neo Zeon and Full Frontal, the not Char of... read
Bootleg Gundam

Bootleg Hell is now in your lawn with knockoff Gundam statues


With bonus Grendizer head!
Apr 26
We have visited Bootleg Hell many times before, but now it's leaving convention halls and trying to enter your home. You can put a lot of gnomes, various saints, and even the juxtaposition of the two previous entities in your... read
Magazine Scans - Gundam

This month's scans feature tons of new Gunpla


Build Fighters, MG Turn X, and HGAW Airmaster
Apr 23
I don't think there's ever been a time where I've been more excited by monthly scans. Not only is the Master Grade Turn X now in color, but there's also 4 new kits from Gunpla Build Fighters. On top of that, the new Real Grade Char's Z'Gok has its prototype, and a pair of new HGUCs from Unicorn. Get the full rundown of this month's Gunpla scans after the jump. read
5 live events plus 1 online competition
You've built your Gunpla and now you want something to do with it. You've painted, sculpted new parts by hand, added armor by cutting many, many small pieces of plaplate. If you'd like the chance to show off your Gunpla, you ... read feature

The shooting star she saw
I've had a lot of fun with the recent Robot Damashii I've acquired. The Leo Flight Type is the grunt I've always loved, and Deathscythe Hell has become one of my go-to figures. Cut to the latest entry, the Wing Gundam, the fi... read feature

Onorio ToyCon UK

Onorio D'Epiro's exclusives for ToyCon UK revealed


Will be at the Fugi.me booth
Apr 10
Fugi.me's booth will be home to a few collectibles from Onorio D'Epiro at ToyCon UK, and if you love robots, then you'll love what he has in store: The fellow in the header image is P.A.L., a 7-inch robot with light-up eyes ... read
Magazine Scans - Gundam

More new Gunpla including HGUC Neo Zeong with an equally large price


June is going to be BIG. Also expensive
Mar 21
When the Neo Zeong was revealed, no one thought it would actually get a HGUC release. Things get crazy and sure enough, it does. This month's hobby scans give a glimpse of what to expect from the monstrosity, along with a few... read
LEGO

Custom LEGO Jaegers and Kaiju are glorious


Why aren't these real and in my hands?
Mar 03
Several months ago, Emily posted a LEGO Gypsy Danger designed by Mako. It was glorious and I rejoiced. I prayed to the robo-heavens for more. More Jaegers, more Kaiju, more anything Pacific Rim-related. It seems those wishes ... read
Designer vinyl

Evilos customized the Android I'm looking for


Cutest Artoo
Feb 24
[update: added some more images to the gallery] Evilos has recently Instagrammed the image below of a stunning custom job he did on a mega Android, making it look like R2D2. "Mega" here means the Android is 9 and 3/4-inches ... read
Magazine Scans - Gundam

This month's scans feature Bandai's largest Gunpla yet


Prepare yourself a shrine to Neo Zeong
Feb 22
If you haven't already viewed the two Gundam Unicorn episode 7 trailers, you're going to need to. (Don't worry, they're after the jump!) Featured in the new trailer is the newest mobile armor, the NZ-999 Neo Zeong. Upon seein... read
Custom Beargguy

Your Beargguy San isn't this adorable


Gunpla has gotten flocked up
Feb 15
Gunpla is a hobby that can be enjoyed by anyone. Beargguy has had its hand in getting people to be especially creative with their Gunpla and the third edition from Gundam Build Fighters has been no exception. A crop of custom... read
WonFes 2014 Winter

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: Sentinel Mega Drive Megatron


This is as great an idea as the amount of puns inserted
Feb 08
The Console Wars left many laid to waste. Jaguar, Lynx, and other cat-themed consoles died off while the two giants of the Mega Drive and Super Famicom fought to the bitter end. In a fitting recreation of said wars, the conso... read
Legacy Dragonzord

Legacy Dragonzord closer to being reality with these pics


do-do-DO-do-do-doo
Feb 08
What I have wanted the most for the longest has been the upcoming Legacy Dragonzord. I was never able to get one as a kid and I refused to pay the nostalgia prices for one. With the announcement back at New York Comic Con, I ... read
HGCC Turn A Gundam

Destroy your world with HGCC Turn A's Moonlight Butterfly


Century Color Million Color
Feb 07
The Moonlight Butterfly is the most destructive attack in all of the Gundam metaverse. Those beautiful wings of energy will make every piece of technology useless from here to Jupiter. Since their debut, people have asked for... read
RD Gundam Deathscythe

Gundam Deathscythe gets its own Robot Damashii


And you can bet its webshop exclusive!
Feb 04
The folks at Bandai are trying to get every Gundam Wing mech out there. I had just reviewed the recently-released Robot Damashii Gundam Deathscythe Hell and here comes the pre-order for the original version of the Deathscythe... read
Surprisingly not made of cardboard or paper mache
The Leo is best known as that mobile suit that never survived. Just one look at the enemy Gundam and the Leo went boom. Thankfully, the Robot Damashii Leo Flight Type is made of stronger stuff that won't allow it to disintegrate just by picking it up from the shelf. Is the Leo something that you want to add to your army? Hit the jump for today's review of the Robot Damashii Leo Flight Type! read feature

Scythe in my right hand, this figure in my left
Gundam Wing is what started me down my dark path into pure mecha obsession. While my favorite was the Gundam Heavyarms, there was the undeniable coolness to the Gundam Deathscythe Hell. With Robot Damashii having a focus on t... read feature

Cris Rose Little Helpers

Cris Rose constructs a new robot army, Little Helpers


Blind-boxed and built from an assortment of parts
Jan 23
It's been too long since we've heard from Cris Rose, but he is back with a new resin robot series called Little Helpers. The 2-to-3-inch robots fit in line with his earlier Sprogs series, and these have a little twist to them... read
3A Toys Pyro

3A Toys' next Team Fortress 2 robot is the Pyro


Available soon in red and blue
Jan 05
Last year, 3A acquired the license to produce figures from a variety of Valve franchises, most notably Team Fortress 2. The Heavy was the first to see the light, with Pyro joining him at SDCC last July. Half a year later, we ... read
SRC Genesic GaoGaiGar

True King of Braves, SRC Genesic GaoGaiGar goes public


Now in a public setting and not a lightroom
Dec 28
GaoGaiGar is just one of those series that you either love or simply don't like super robots. Bandai certainly enjoyed the sales from the SRC GaoGaiGar, its accessory parts, and remainder of the cast. It wasn't too surprising... read
ThreeA Metal Gear Ray

ThreeA opens up pre-sales for its Metal Gear Ray


That was unexpected
Dec 23
Well, that came out of left field. A Metal Gear Ray from Kotobukiya was previewed last week, but when you want something just as large as its pricetag, there's only one company that can handle Metal Gear Ray. Just in time to ... read
Metal Gear Ray

Metal Gear Ray is ready for your plamo pleasure


Attacking your shores in May 2014
Dec 20
For those with size and wallet restrictions, Kotobukiya's Metal Gear Rex plamo was a blessing for fans earlier this year. Given the reception to its release, it was only a matter of time before the clamoring for Rex would beg... read
MG Sazabi Unboxing

Tomopop Unboxes - Master Grade Sazabi Ver Ka


My most anticipated kit is finally in my hands
Dec 17
I've waited for quite some time, but my most anticipated plamo of the year is finally at my doorstep. Arriving today was the Master Grade Sazabi Ver Ka. After substantial shipping fees and trying to fit the box through my doorway, I got to take a look inside and see what Gunpla madness I have ahead of me. Hit the jump for my unboxing of the Master Grade Sazabi Ver Ka! read
Full moon marks the sign of X
Gundam X, in general, has been largely ignored. People have been clamoring for a MG of the DX, but now Bandai is finally listening and gave us a Robot Damashii. The demand's always been there for something DX, but the first r... read feature







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