• Figma,  Video Games

    Figma Samus Aran (Metroid Prime 3: Corruption Ver.)

      I’m so glad Max Factory/Good Smile is pursuing their Nintendo lineup, especially with Metroid. I wasn’t surprised when they went back and released Zelda figures from Twilight Princess, because at this point Zelda is more Nintendo’s poster child than even Mario is, but everyone seems to forget Metroid exists, at least until recently (the Prime 4 announcement and Samus…

  • Figma,  Video Games

    Figma Link Twilight Princess Ver. (DX Edition)

      I had counted myself out of the Figma game a while ago – I sold off nearly every single one I used to own, and told myself that it would be more worthwhile focusing on other collections in the meantime. But then Max Factory pulled a fast one by announcing multiple new Nintendo Figmas, most notably showing off that…

  • Figma

    Figma Racing Miku (2013 EV Mirai Ver.)

      While I’ve always kept an eye out for a Racing Miku, I never quite planned on getting one of the many Figma variations available from Good Smile Company. My personal favorite costume variation would be the Sepang Version statue, but I’ve always managed to steer myself away from an impulse buy like that based on the reasoning that it…

  • Cars

    Tamiya Honda/Acura NSX (Second Gen)

    This project was a long time coming – I had the idea and urge to build a Good Smile Racing race car ever since I saw the displays and custom cars with liveries featuring Racing Miku and all the pretty bright colors at Anime Expo last year. Itasha itself is crazy enough, but a full-on decked-out Super GT-Style Itasha supercar?…