Aug 12
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By Rrobbert184 from GundamReviews.net

1/144 Gesterben Kai (Selena) by Kotobukiya (Available From HobbyLink Japan – HLJ.com)

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After enjoying the MG Turn X, it’s time to take a look at a long running and always popular series, Super Robot Wars Original Generation! This Gesterben Kai is the Personal Trooper piloted by Selena, so let’s take a look at what’s in the box.

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Sharp art all around, with a price of 7800 JPY. Get a 20% discount at HLJ.com!

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The size of the box is almost the same as a large Master Grade! You know that’s big for a 1/144 kit, but of course, all series are relative.

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The side of the box shows some poses and weapons, and overall it’s looking quite detailed and beastly. Sadly, the boomerang can’t actually be launched.

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As you crack open the box, the main colors of red red and white will pop right out at you.

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A neatly printed manual with a cool pose on the cover.

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Compared to some manuals where it’s all white space, this seems like it should be a fairly involved build.

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You can add a paint job with the color guide included, and get a look at the pilot.

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There are a load of plates, so here they are in alphabetical order.

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For some final thoughts, overall, it seems to be a lot of work, thanks to a big chunk of plates and a quite complicated manual. This makes me expect more though from the gimmicks, the mobility and the size. It’s a great design, but the box doesn’t show off too many gimmicks, so will it’s looks be enough to turn your head?  Can’t wait to find out!

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“I’ll say twice as fast.  But not thrice.”

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