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Gunpla TV – Episode 278 – VF-4 Lightning III!

Things are taking off this week with a look at a new VF-4 Lightning III Macross kit from Wave! Originally seen in the 1987 OVA “The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Flash Back 2012”, the VF-4 Lightning III was a successor to the previous and more well known VF-1 Valkyrie. We also take a quick look at the latest new Gundam releases in from Bandai! Kits in this episode: – 1/72 Mac...

Toy Tengoku – Episode 56 – PROPLICA Keyblade from Kingdom Hearts!

We’ve got a very special treat for “Kingdom Hearts” fans this episode! Lindsay, David, and special guest Long Long Swede crack open the massive 1/1 scale PROPLICA Keyblade from Bandai! We hit Todd, swing it around recklessly, and play with the lights and sounds. Come check it out, and don’t forget to enter for your chance to win it for yourself! In this episode: Long Sakeru Gummy Grape Long Sakeru...

Gunpla TV – Episode 277 – MODEROID Mazinkaiser!

With big red wings and a giant silver and gold sword the Mazinkaiser looks like a mighty fighting robot! Being the first release in Good Smile’s Moderoid lineup of plastic model kits, how does it stack up against the likes of Bandai model kits? For that you’ll need to watch to find out! Kits in this episode: – MODEROID Mazinkaiser (Reissue) – 1/72 Macross: VF-4

Gunpla TV – Episode 276 – Build Divers Trio!

This week Lindsay rejoins Todd and they dive right into the latest releases from the new hit anime series Gundam Build Divers! We take a look at a trio of HG kits from the series including the ever so cute Momokapool, plus Todd previews a surprise build for next weeks episode! Kits in this episode: – 1/144 HGBD Momokapool – 1/144 HGBD Seravee Gundam Scheherazade – 1/144 HGBD Ogre...

Toy Tengoku Special: Mega Hobby Expo 2018 Spring

The Toy Tengoku crew is back in Akihabara for Mega Hobby Expo Spring 2018! In addition to a close-up look at upcoming figures from MegaHouse, Alter, Hobby Japan, Revolve and other manufacturers, Lindsay checks out a few of her favorite figures: Velvet Crowe from Tales of Berseria, Kurama, Shikamaru and Temari from “Naruto,” Saber from “Fate/stay night,” and more! In the vid...

A Trip to the Cowboy Bebop 20th Anniversary Cafe

On May 26th, Lindsay, David, and Anna from the hobbylink.tv crew sat down to lunch at the Good Smile x Animate cafe in Akihabara, Tokyo, for a Cowboy Bebop-themed experience! The cafe was created to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the classic space western, very much beloved by fans all over the world, including our crew. Cafes like these come and go quickly — they’re called “...

Gunpla TV – Episode 275 – 2.0 Gundam F-91 Review!

The 2.0 F-91 is in and built! Scott joins Todd for a closer look at a classically styled Gundam. We even went the extra mile and did the full lighting option for this kit just to shine some light on this subject! Watch or be square! Kits in this episode: – 1/100 MG Gundam F91 Ver.2.0 – Lighting Unit (2 Lights Type) – 1/144 HGBD Momokapool – 1/144 HGBD Seravee Gundam Scheher...

Mega Hobby Expo 2018 Spring – MegaHouse

The HLJ team made their way to Akihabara today for MegaHouse’s bi-annual hobby event, Mega Hobby Expo! There, we got the scoop on the latest figure releases from MegaHouse, Alter, Licorne, Hobby Japan, and much more. Check out this post for the latest figure news from MegaHouse!

Mega Hobby Expo 2018 Spring – Alter, Revolve, and More

The HLJ team made their way to Akihabara today for MegaHouse’s bi-annual hobby event, Mega Hobby Expo! There, we got the scoop on the latest figure releases from MegaHouse, Alter, Licorne, Hobby Japan, and much more. Check out this post for the latest figure news from Alter and other manufacturers!

Toy Tengoku – Episode 55 – Something, Something, Dark Side

The notorious villain Darth Vader, as seen in “Star Wars: A New Hope,” gets an S.H.Figuarts release from Bandai, and Lindsay and David take a deeper look. Also in this episode we introduce our HLJ Star Wars campaign and how you could get a free BB Droid figure with your HLJ order! In this episode: – S.H.Figuarts Darth Vader (A NEW HOPE)

The Beaver Booth at Shizuoka Hobby Show 2018

No visit to the Shizuoka Hobby Show would be complete without a stop by the Beaver Corporation booth! Like every year, Beaver had an amazing assortment of the latest and greatest imported model kits and hobby items from around the world on display. Follow Lance and Brian around the booth for your own personal tour! Our full photo gallery is below!

Gunpla TV – Episode 274 – RG Tallgeese & HG Leo!

Scott returns to Gunpla TV to talk about the new RG Tallgeese! Although it may be a bit of a tall order, is the RG able to stand tall against the MG Tallgeese? Scott gives his opinion on how the kits stack up! Todd also joins in on the Gundam Wing fun with a look at the recently released HG Leo! Kits in this episode: – 1/144 RG Tallgeese EW – 1/144 HGAC Leo – 1/100 MG Gundam F91 ...