• Cars

    Aoshima Nissan Leopard Ultima (Infiniti M30)

      Confession: as someone who very much adores underrated cars and makes a point to own them for the sake of being different, I’ve never heard of this car before, and even after building it, it doesn’t seem like the kind of car I’d normally be interested in. Just let me drown in my mainstream hotboi GT-Rs and WRXs. So,…

  • 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.

  • Cosplay

    Anime Expo 2018: Days 1 & 2

    Anime Expo week is always a whirlwind of last-minute cosplay repairs and exhaustion walking the halls of the convention center with little sleep, but this year seems particularly grueling. The Wing Gundam suit is turning out to be our toughest Gundam to bring to ‘con, and it’s been an uphill battle getting it to work as intended. The last build…