• 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.

  • Gunpla,  Master Grade

    MG 2.0 RX-78-2 Gundam G3 Itasha GSR Custom

    You thought I’d be sated after building a racecar with Hatsune Miku plastered all over it didn’t you? You thought I would be over Itasha, after the decal hell that the NSX was. I thought so too. I told myself I wouldn’t do it again, but shower thoughts are the best thoughts. About a month before 2017’s SCGMC, I found…

  • Gunpla,  Life

    Southern California Gundam Model Competition 2017

    Second time coming through to Fullerton in Southern California to participate in SCGMC – I wasn’t originally going to go this year because I hadn’t built anything noteworthy since last year that I wanted to submit in the contest, but as it turns out I ended up cobbling together something last-minute a month before the competition and entered it anyway.

  • 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?…

  • 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…