Saturday, March 28, 2015

1/12 StormTrooper Construction Manual & Color Guide

1/12 StormTrooper Construction Manual & Color Guide

Part of Bandai's amazing StarWars line up is the 1/12 StormTrooper. I have to say that I was excited when Bandai announced that they were releasing a StarWars line, given Bandai's expertise in releasing model kits, you will know that it will be good. And so far, with what they've been releasing, they don't seem to disappoint.

Friday, March 27, 2015

HG Gundam Portent Construction Manual & Color Guide

HG Gundam Portent Construction Manual & Color Guide

From Gundam Build Fighters comes the Gundam Portent that was released by Bandai as a 1/144 High Grade model kit. In the anime series the Gundam Portent is piloted by Shia Kijima, who hails from Team Celestial Sphere.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

HG Mack Knife Construction Manual & Color Guide

HG Mack Knife Construction Manual & Color Guide

From Bandai, released as a 1/144 High Grade model kit is the Mack Knife from the Reconguista in G anime series. Reconguista in G takes after the events of the Universal Century story line. As an added bonus, the production is led by Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

MG Gundam Astray Blue Frame D Construction Manual & Color Guide

MG Gundam Astray Blue Frame D Construction Manual & Color Guide

From Gundam Seed Astray comes the Gundam Astray Blue Frame D of Gai Murakamo. This was released as a 1/100 Master Grade model kit by Bandai. Always loved the design of the Astray's, they remind me of an outdoor sneaker, rough and rugged and always ready for a hike. Then of course there is the homage to Japan's Samurai heritage as evidenced by the design of the head.

Monday, March 23, 2015

1/72 Tie Fighter Construction Manual & Color Guide

Bandai 1/72 Tie Fighter

Released by Bandai in 1/72 scale was the Tie Fighter from the Star Wars franchise. Boy do I remember having a grand of a time driving people nuts by mimicking the sound that the Tie Fighter made whenever I was in Star Wars play mode as a young kid. Something about that sound that just made you think "villain" whenever you heard it.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

HG Gundam NT-1 Color Guide

HG Gundam NT-1 Color Guide

From Gundam 0080 War in the Pocket comes the 1/144 High Grade Gundam NT-1 released by Bandai. War in the Pocket is a very well written series and definitely one of the reasons that made Gundam such a great franchise. If you haven't watched it yet I'd very well recommend that you do. Aside from the great storyline there is the amazing mecha designs that will astound you.

MG Gundam NT-1 Color Guide



From Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket comes the Gundam NT-1 released as a 1/100 Master Grade model kit by Bandai in 1999.