Aug 19
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S.R.D-S Soulgain by Kotobukiya (Available From HobbyLink Japan)

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Hi again everyone. Here comes Soulgain from the S.R.D-S series, after its rival Alteisen Riese. Let’s take a look at what you get when you crack open the box!


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A charged and angry pose greets you via the cover shot.
 
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The box size is bigger than a typical High Grade.
 
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The box side shows off the same art, and the price of 4800 JPY.  Don’t forget you get 20% off at HLJ.com!
 
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A fair number of options parts are included.
 
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When you crack open the box, the iconic light blue will jump right out at you. No glowing fists though, so feel safe.
 
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The manual is the fold out type.
 
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A brief introduction to Soulgain is included in the color spread, with a few screenshots.
 
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As there should be, there’s a list of parts. The build seems to be of a similar difficulty level as what we’ve seen before in the line.
 
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Blue, white, and two shades of black. Or grey.
 
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Here are the plates in alphabetical order.

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Some final thoughts. Alteisen Riese was a pleasant build for me, so I had been looking forward to this one for a while. After seeing this kit, I’m even more interested in this series. The plates all have a nice color to them, and the clear green definitely stands out. How will this kit look when it’s put together? Will it hold up playability wise, and are there enough gimmicks? Let’s find out in Part 2! Thanks for checking this out everyone.

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“I’ve been waiting…months…for this day, my rival!”

Comments

  1. I’m kinda disappointed that it didn’t come with effect parts, though looking at how much plastic we get for the model itself I can see why they’d leave it out.

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