• Cars

    Aoshima Nissan GT-R (R35) ’14 Pure Edition

    Finally getting around to an R35 – I’ve been meaning to build the current GT-R for a while now, but kept getting sidelined by Skylines. Ironically, this isn’t a kit for myself – the president of my university’s car club drives a black 2013 R35, and he just so happened to have a lot of parts on his car that…

  • 1/100 Customs,  Gunpla

    NG 1/100 Duel Gundam Custom

    As a kid before the Master Grades came out, I’ve always coveted the NG 1/100 Gundam Seed kits. Unfortunately I never got around to them, but then I didn’t need to since I already have all the MG versions. However, when Robo Toy Fest rolled around last time, I couldn’t resist grabbing this nigh-complete built kit for a mere $5.…

  • Gunpla,  Master Grade

    MG Buster Gundam

    Of all the remastered G Machine designs, I gotta say Buster is the most significant and most aesthetically pleasing in MG form, even more-so than the Aegis. I really have to hand it to Bandai for their new take on the Buster; they really succeeded in giving it a heavy duty artillery suit feel. Almost military-esque. The huge amount of…

  • Gunpla,  Life

    Welcome Back to Gunpla

    Recently picked up a good Gunpla haul; first went to the local hobby shop and grabbed a Shenlong for myself and an Exia for my compatriot, then ordered online recently in light of my upcoming birthday to get two more Wing Master Grades and another 00 NG for my buddy.

  • Gunpla,  Master Grade

    MG Exia Gundam

    I remember when MG Exia was announced the hype was insane; everyone placed their preorders before the official prototype was even finalized, then when we all saw it in color, everything went downhill. Many disliked the Master Grade’s muscular looking proportions; Bandai went downwards and backwards with their MG design of the Seven Swords Gundam; instead of giving it sleek,…