• Gunpla,  High Grade

    HG Gundam G40 (Industrial Sonico Design Ver.)

    I haven’t properly built and finished a Gunpla model in…probably over three or four years? Cars have taken over and ruined my life. I’ve started lots of Gunpla projects and have failed to follow through on any of them in that time…until now. This was an impulse buy just for the heck of it from Bandai’s pop-up booth in LA…

  • Gunpla,  High Grade

    HG Gundam AGE-1 Spallow (Hotsuma Custom)

      So, uh, this isn’t my kit, nor my custom idea. The same client who’s commissioned my work on the┬áVirtual-On Temjin kits in the past requested this one as a quick repaint/mod build. The AGE-1 Spallow always had a very ninja/shinobi motif going for it, what with the emphasis on covert speed and its armor design. The client’s request to…

  • Cosplay

    Operation Meteor: Part 6

    So, uh, this one is clearly long overdue. Like last year with our Quanta armor, I didn’t have time during the final few days of building and the subsequent rush of the actual convention to churn out the final build log chronicling our last leg of the journey that led to the full Wing suit. We worked until 7am the…

  • Animu,  Cosplay,  Life

    Anime Expo 2018: Days 3 & 4

    The second half of our 2018 Anime Expo revolved very heavily around the Masquerade show on Day 3. The big show is our first experience in a cosplay contest, despite over four years of building Gundam armors and taking them to ‘con. As per tradition, Day 4 was reserved for shopping around the Exhibit Hall and Artist Alley.