• Gunpla

    1/100 Full Mechanics Gundam Bael

    A bit of a ball out of left field – normally when I post random 1/100 kits like these it’s because they’re not my kits. I’m very stringent about maintaining a consistent collection – I can’t buy one kit out of a series without getting the entire lineup (which is probably bad practice – better to get what you want…

  • Gunpla,  High Grade

    HG Gundam Kimaris Custom

    A custom-painted Gundam Kimaris, hailing from Iron-Blooded Orphans. Not my usual M.O., but that’s because I didn’t buy or own this particular kit. It isn’t a commission build either – rather, it’s probably going to be the first in quite a few random custom-painted Gunpla, unlike my usual trend with going with a theme or collection.

  • Gunpla,  High Grade

    HG Barbatos Gundam

    Iron Blooded Orphan’s beloved lead Gundam comes out as a fairly slim and sparse High Grade – the box was nearly half as thick as a standard HG container. I suppose this can be chalked up to the Barbatos’ more bare-bones styling and general lack of armor panels where more traditional Gundams would have them. By the time I was…

  • Animu,  Life

    Anime Expo 2016: Day 3

    Day 3 – finally attended an actual panel/screening and cracked out the suit for the last time. We usually don’t armor up for three days straight, but this year it was good enough to make an exception for. Only a day left now until the ‘con officially wraps up, though ironically tickets for AX 2017 are already on sale.

  • Animu,  Life

    Anime Expo 2016: Day 2

    Day 2 has only just wrapped up, but by the time we got home it had felt like years passed between the morning and evening. Unlike yesterday, we actually set out today to accomplish a few goals and attend an event or two. The armor was becoming worn, but Day 1 had orientated us well enough to the Expo that…