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Anime Figures For Collectors Who Want To Start Building Models

Today we’re taking a look at a line of figures that make it easy for figure collectors with no experience to smoothly transition into model kits! While this isn’t a new line, we’ve never really explored it. That changes today! A Semi-New Manufacturer This time we’re introducing Our Treasure. We can’t say that this manufacturer is a new kid on the block, as it was esta...

Fumina Hoshino Is Back — But Is Her Curse Lifted?

Has Bandai finally made a good Fumina kit? Mecha Gaikotsu takes a look at the recent Figure-rise Standard kit that even has a special feature! It comes with some spare parts that can be used with Figure Rise Standard Diver Ayame. Come check it out! Get yours here:– Figure-rise Standard Build Fighters Try Fumina Hoshino

A No-Nonsense Frame For Custom Mecha!

Kotobukiya’s Frame Architects are back with 3 new awesome additions. But these new posable frame has been updated to RE2 specifications!  Some may remember in 2012, 2011, and even as early as 2009 the Frame Architect Type-001 was released to a really positive reaction from Kotobukiya fans. These model kits build Frame Arms-style mecha frames — and nothing else. What was great about thi...

The Dragon Quest Bar is Back!

Square Enix has announced its popular, permanent Dragon Quest-themed bar, Luida’s Bar, is reopening soon in Tokyo. With it, come limited-time menu items & commemorative gifts, too! A Disturbance in the Restaurant Industry At the beginning of September this year, Luida’s Bar closed due to concerns of Coronavirus outbreaks at restaurants in Japan. But thanks to a recent drop in cases...

The Hogwarts Express Steams Into Japan This Holiday Season

The Harry Potter Hogwarts Express arrives in Japan, and you can experience a snow-filled fantasy at Lazona Kawasaki Plaza In celebration of the 20th anniversary of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” (2001), “Harry Potter: A Christmas in a Magical World at LAZONA” will be held at Lazona Kawasaki Plaza in Kanagawa Prefecture. A giant installation of the Hogwarts...

Creative Field, A New Mech Maker from China!

Recently, we’ve been seeing some impressive kits coming from new Chinese manufacturers, such as Xinshi Hobby with their Metal Slug X kits, or Suyata and their impressive line-up. We’ve even seen a new 1/24th scale model series from China’s newest manufacturer, CREATIVE FIELD: the Armored Puppet! This manufacturer slightly went under our radar with their first kit in August, the &...

Re:Visiting the Re:Rising Gundam

HG 1/144 Re:Rising Gundam Review Mecha Gaikotsu takes us though this huge combination kit. By combining the HG Core Gundam II, Ex Valkylander, Justice Knight, and Wodom Pod you can beat Alus to a pulp and create the ultimate Build Divers MS, the Re:RISING Gundam! GRAND CROSS COLOR HGBD:R Re:Rising Gundam Review Bling Bling! Do you love Gundam? Do you love Build Divers? Do you love GOLD? Then I hav...

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Rocks the Japanese Box Office

In recent months, we have seen cinema companies laying off staff, filing for bankruptcy, or even closing down completely. Even big companies like Disney have announced a new business strategy: a reorganization that will focus on streaming. However, one Japanese property moved in a different direction. This last weekend, droves of people went to see Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train (Infinity Tra...

A Second Look at the Hajiroboshi

The leading mobile suit that appears in the upcoming mobile game “Iron-Blooded Orphans Urdr Hunt,” the Gundam Hajiroboshi, is now an HG kit from Bandai! Mecha Gaikotsu takes a look at the simple but cool shield with a variable claw that expands to the left and right, and a gimmick that shoots the needle in the center. How good is this kit?? Watch to find out! Get yours here:– HG ...

This MG Cranks It Up To The EXTREME

When you splash over $200 on a kit you gotta be sure you’re getting something extreme. Mecha Gaikotsu is taking us through his experience with the MGEX Unicorn — have a look! The Unboxing The Review Get yours here:– MGEX Unicorn Gundam Ver. Ka

HGBD:R Gundam Aegis Knight Review

An upgrade to the previous Gundam Justice Knight, the Gundam Aegis Knight, arrived about a month ago. This kit is packed with features: amazing articulation, multiple transformation modes, weapon combinations, effects parts, and more! Mecha Gaikotsu takes a look at this impressive kit that finishes off Build Divers unit sets. Get yours here:– 1/144 HGBD:R Gundam Aegis Knight

EVA Unit-00: Robot Damashii VS Real Grade!

We all know that the RG Unit-00 comes packing some real power with its great articulation and attention to detail, but now the Robot Damashii has come out with a figure of the same unit, who comes out on top? Mecha Gaikotsu takes a look at both side by side and weighs in of the pros and cons of each. Come take a look! Get yours here:–Robot Damashii (Side EVA) EVA Unit-00/Unit-00 (Kai) -Rebui...

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