HGBC 1/144 Diver Ace Unit/ Gundam 00 Diver Ace Review

As Gundam Build Divers debuted on TV in Japan, Bandai Hobby released the High Grade Build Divers 000 Gundam 00 Diver model kit at a very reasonable 1000 yen. That kit however was lacking in the accessory and detail department. Now, while it is a great introduction to Gunpla, it was very limited in its display options. Then along came the Diver Ace Unit to save the day. Included in the set is not only the Ace Unit backpack and the Diver Swords, but parts to upgrade the overall look of the Gundam 00 Diver; the parts allow…

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HGUC 1/144 Gundam Ground Type (Revive Ver) Review

Breaking out of the classic 90s OVA series, Mobile Suit Gundam the 08th MS Team, the RX-97 [G] Gundam Ground Type are the primary forces of the titular 08th MS Team. Several of these units were used in ground based combat during the end of the One Year War. This Mobile Suit was developed from research done on the RX-78-2 Gundam but does not have flight capabilities of any kind or a core fighter. The HGUC 210 release of the Gundam Ground Type is an updated 1/144th scale model kit…

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Review: Haropla 01 – Haro (Basic Green)

The famed mascot of the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, Haro finally joins the Gundam model kit line-up. Kicking off the Haropla line, today we are looking at the Basic Green Haro which first appeared in the original Mobile Suit Gundam TV series. The Haropla line contains multiple colors of Haros such as the Shooting Orange version based on Gundam 00 and the MomoHaro from Gundam Build Divers. The Haropla line will most likely become as expansive as the Pettitgguy line that preceded it. The Haropla kits retail for 540 yen…

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Review: HG Gundam Build Divers GM III Beam Master Review

The Gundam Build Divers High Grade line is now in full swing and today we’re taking a look at one of the more recent releases, the GM III Beam Master. Based upon the GM III featured in Mobile Suit ZZ Gundam, the GM III Beam Master is an upgraded look with additional weaponry. The signature weapon of this Gunpla is the Changeling Rifle, which is capable of switching between a rifle and chain gun mode. The overall kit is done in a unique Orange, White and Tan color scheme and…

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Choujuu Sentai Liveman – Super Minipla Live Boxer Review

Joining the Super Minipla line is Live Boxer, the secondary mecha from Choujuu Sentai Liveman! Live Boxer consists of Bison Liner and Sai Fire and can also combine with the previously released Super Minipla Live Robo to become Super Live Robo. In the Liveman series, Bison Liner and Sai Fire were designed and built by Tetsuya Yano and Junichi Aikawa, who would later become Black Bison and Green Sai, in order to fight the evil forces of Volt. The two vehicles can perform Boxer Dimension to become the mighty Live…

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RG Unicorn Gundam Review – Model Kit Monday

Hello this is Soundout here and welcome back to Model Kit Monday! Today we are going to take a look at the Real Grade RX-0 Unicorn Gundam Gunpla! This kit features a full Destroy Mode transformation in the 1/144 scale for the very first time. Being a Real Grade kit, this kit features a full inner frame alongside multiple hands and weapons plus an additional decal sheet for realistic details. This kit sounds impressive, but is it a good model kit overall? Is it worth the $40 price tag? Let’s…

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HG Gundam Barbatos Metallic Gloss Injection Review [Model Kit Monday]

Model Kit Monday returns! On today’s review we look at the High Grade Iron Blooded Orphans Gundam Barbatos + Smoothbore Gun (Metallic Gloss Injection Ver) from the Gundam Iron Blooded Orphans Blu-Ray/DVD Limited Edition set. This Gunpla was made exclusively for the North American Blu-Ray release of the series as there was no Smoothbore Gun released in the Metallic Gloss Injection version. The box even has the Funimation logo added to it! Included with the Barbatos is its Mace, Sword, Smoothbore Gun and Mobile Worker (CGS Ver). So how does…

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