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Gunpla TV – Figure-rise Standard Fumina Hoshino

From “Gundam Build Fighters Try” comes a Figure-rise Standard kit of the Gundam and Gunpla fan Fumina Hoshino! You can pose her with her hoodie on or off, and she comes with three types of facial expressions to choose from. Dave takes a look of the advantages of the water transfer decals over the stickers, as well as the articulation. AND, he reveals a hidden secret in the kit that wil...

Figure-rise Standard Fumina Hoshino (Build Fighters Try) Unboxing

Let’s be honest — anytime Fumina Hoshino gets a kit, it’s an anticipated kit. This time’s no different, but it’s a bit of a special one — it’s the first time she’s appeared as a Figure-rise Standard kit. (Not to be confused with Figure-rise Bust or Figure-rise LABO). This version of Fumina features her in her white and pink uniform with her yellow ja...

Gunpla TV – Episode 380 – New Arrivals for October 16, 2020

Two swell kits are in from Bandai Hobby this week! It’s been quite some time since we were graced with a kit from the Gundam Build Fighters TRY series, but that’s just what we got with the release of the Figure-rise Standard Fumina Hoshino! Also from everyone’s favorite masked rider series comes a Figure-rise Standard kit of the Hibiki! Plus, we have an new Zoid in, so look out f...

Gunpla TV – HEXA GEAR Steelrain

From Kotobukiya comes a really big kit, despite its 1/24th scale. It’s the Steelrain transforming Hexa Gear! Choose between the bulky ‘Big Mode’ helicopter, or the humanoid mode reminiscent of the All Terrain Scout Transport in Star Wars. This kit is big, it has amazing details, insane articulation, and can be customised. So come join us see the Steelrain in action! In this episo...

Gunpla TV – HGUC Gundam GP01Fb

Got the Gunpla Release Drought Blues? Time to dust off the backlog! Today we’re looking at the HGUC RX-78GP01fb from “Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory”! An oldie but a goodie, this kit comes with all the accessories you need, good articulation, and snap-together construction! Check this one out if you’re a fan of classic UC, or just looking for something to practice your painti...

HGUC Gundam GP01Fb Unboxing

What year is it?! With October looking slow for Gunpla releases, our Gunpla TV crew looks to kits we already have on the shelves, that haven’t appeared on the show. Our first of such kits is the HGUC Gundam GP01Fb, which was released way back in 2000! We’ve advanced 20 years in plastic model technology since then, so I’m looking forward to seeing what’s changed!  Evan will ...

Gunpla TV – New Gunpla Preorders for October 13, 2020

Bandai has just dropped its latest list of Gunpla preorders & more, which will be released in January 2021! We have a cool new bunch of RG kits to look forward to, including a Zeong and a 08 Alpha Evangelion unit! We also have a look at the HG Steel Jeeg and the HG Spiricle Striker Mugen (Claris Type). There is even a new Figure-rise Standard release of the Amplified Imperialdramon. So definit...

Fokker DR.I & Red Baron Unboxing

The other day, Todd took to reviewing the Fokker DR.I & Red Baron from Suyata, a new model kit maker out of China. Today, we’re going in reverse just a bit and showing you what you get in the box before the kit is built. Like Gunpla, this kit is both snapfit and molded in color, so you don’t need anything but your nippers to complete the kit. (Of course, there’s room for expe...

Gunpla TV – Episode 379 – New Releases for October 9, 2020

October is perfect timing for Perfect Grade talk! Just this week Bandai unveiled their big kit for December, and it is none other than the PG Unleashed RX-78-2 Gundam! Todd and Evan discuss some of the details for that kit, which has already flown off the preorder shelves! For new in-stock items this week, since releases were light, we’re showing off some Kotobukiya Chain Base and Hexa Gear ...

Gunpla TV – Suyata’s Titanic Port Scene (And Airship!)

We’ve got a special episode today! It’s not every week that we get a chance to review two kits of the same subject from different companies! One of the most famous ships in the world, the RMS Titanic, has been kitted by both Meng Model and Suyata! Both of these kits go for a super deformed style as well as being molded with parts in different colors and featuring snap fit constructions...

Gunpla TV – Suyata’s Fokker DR.I & Red Baron

Suyata is a new manufacturer out of China we’ve talked about before. This time, they bring us an interesting super-deformed style kit of an interesting subject: the Fokker Dr.I tri-plane from WWI! In addition to the plane, this kit also includes a deformed pilot figure of the Red Baron himself. As with Gundam kits, this Fokker comes with parts molded in color (some even pre-painted), and fea...

Gunpla TV – Episode 378 – New Arrivals For October 2, 2020

There’s no Gunpla this week, but Kotobukiya and Meng save the day! What’s more, we also have a new HLJ member to introduce! Evan and Thomas take a look at the impressive Steelrain: a helicoptor, vehicle, and a humanoid mech all in one. We also have a new Megami Device kit, complete with an impressive set of effect parts. From Meng, we get a new addition to its “World War Toons...