Saturday, January 15, 2011

HMM Shield Liger English Manual & Color Guide

Kotobukiya 1/72 HMM Zoids Shield Liger English Color Guide & Manual

The iconic blue Shield Liger from the Zoids anime series. Where all through out the franchise it appears sometimes as a protagonist and sometimes as only a supporting cast member. This was made into a beautiful 1/72 model kit by Kotobukiya in the Highend Master Model (HMM) line. This kit isn't new though as it came out a few years back.

The only Zoids anime I ever watched was New Century Zero, it was light and comedic and probably the reason too why I enjoyed it. I tried watching Chaotic Century but got lost after a few episodes so I didn't bother watching it anymore. I think I got overwhelmed by the amount of episodes and how dragging and slow the story seemed to be. Looking back now, I think that maybe I should have been more patient with the anime series and watched at least half of it before judging the series.

Construction Manual and Color Guide for the 1/72 HMM RPZ-03 Shield Liger by Kotobukiya was translated to Engllish from the Japanese manual posted at Dalong's Zoid's Plamodel Review site. For the meaning of the symbols found in the manual, kindly refer to this older post.

The 1/72 HMM Shield Liger is selling $$$ at Amazon.
Color Guide DescriptionPaint Ratios
blue partCobalt Blue (H35)(70%) + Purple (H39)(10%) + White (H1)(20%) + Black (H2)(small dose)
main body gray 1White (H1)(70%) + Black (H2)(20%) + Brown (H7)(10%)
main body gray 2Navy Blue (H54)(80%) + White (H1)(10%) + Black (H2)(10%)
main body gray 3Neutral Gray (H53)(70%) + White (H1)(30%)
goldGold (H9)(100%)
canopyClear Orange (H92)(100%)
gun metal 1Silver (H8)(50%) + Black (H2)(40%) + Brown (H7)(5%) + Shine Red (H23)(5%)
gun metal 2Black (H2)(90%) + Silver (H8)(10%)
silverSilver (H8)(90%) + Black (H2)(10%)
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White
(H1)
Aqueous Hobby Color
White
(C1)
Mr. Color
White
(X2)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Gloss White
(70.842)
Vallejo Model Color
White (Gloss)
(22)
Humbrol Enamel
White (Gloss)
(22)
Humbrol Acrylic
white (Gloss)
(36104)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
white (solid gloss)
(32104)
Revell Email Enamel
SATIN WHITE
(A.MIG-0047)
Ammo Acrylics
Gloss White
(4696AP)
Italeri
White
(X-2)
Tamiya Enamel
White (Lacquer Paint)
(LP2)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Pure White
(TS26)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
  
Black
(H2)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Black
(C2)
Mr. Color
Black
(X1)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Glossy Black
(70.861)
Vallejo Model Color
Black (Gloss)
(21)
Humbrol Enamel
Black (Gloss)
(21)
Humbrol Acrylic
black (Gloss)
(36107)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
black (solid matt)
(32107)
Revell Email Enamel
SATIN BLACK
(A.MIG-0032)
Ammo Acrylics
Gloss Black
(4695AP)
Italeri
Black
(X-1)
Tamiya Enamel
Black (Lacquer Paint)
(LP1)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(C92)
Mr. Color
Semi-Gloss Black
(X18)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(X-18)
Tamiya Enamel
Semi Gloss Black (Lacquer Paint)
(LP5)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Semi Gloss Black
(TS29)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
Black
(TS14)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
    
Brown
(H7)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Brown
(C7)
Mr. Color
Brown
(X9)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Chocolate Brown
(70.872)
Vallejo Model Color
Burnt Umber
(71.040)
Vallejo Model Air
Service Brown (Gloss)
(10)
Humbrol Enamel
Service Brown (Gloss)
(10)
Humbrol Acrylic
Dark Brown
(36181)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Dark Brown
(32181)
Revell Email Enamel
OLD RUST
(A.MIG-0042)
Ammo Acrylics
Brown
(N7)
Acrysion
Flat Leather
(4674AP)
Italeri
Black Red
(70.859)
Vallejo Model Color
Deck Brown Linoleum
(XF79)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
RED BROWN BASE
(A.MIG-0913)
Ammo Acrylics
Linoleum deck brown (Lacquer Paint)
(LP17)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Linoleum deck brown
(TS69)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
     
Silver
(H8)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Silver
(C8)
Mr. Color
Flat Aluminium
(XF16)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Silver (Metallic)
(70.997)
Vallejo Model Color
Silver RLM01 (Metallic)
(71.063)
Vallejo Model Air
Silver (metallic)
(11)
Humbrol Enamel
Silver (metallic)
(11)
Humbrol Acrylic
Silver (solid metallic)
(36190)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
silver (solid metallic)
(32190)
Revell Email Enamel
Aluminum (F)
(4677)
Testors Model Master Acrylic
Aluminum (F)
(1781)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Matt Natural Metal FS37178
(LC24)
Lifecolor
MATT ALUMINUM
(A.MIG-0194)
Ammo Acrylics
Aluminium (Metallic)
(RC020)
AK Real Color
Metal. Gloss Silver
(4678AP)
Italeri
Flat Aluminum
(XF-16)
Tamiya Enamel
Light Steel
(69.064)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Flat Aluminum (Lacquer Paint)
(LP38)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Aluminum (Metallic)
(71.062)
Vallejo Model Air
Aluminium
(HTK-_078)
Hataka
FS17178 Aluminium
(X142)
Xtracolor
Metallic Gray
(XF56)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Oily Steel (Metallic)
(70.865)
Vallejo Model Color
Chrome (Metallic
(71.064)
Vallejo Model Air
Aluminum (metallic)
(56)
Humbrol Enamel
Aluminum (solid metallic)
(36199)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
aluminum (solid metallic)
(32199)
Revell Email Enamel
POLISHED METAL
(A.MIG-0192)
Ammo Acrylics
Metal. Flat Aluminum
(4677AP)
Italeri
Metallic Grey
(XF-56)
Tamiya Enamel
Dark Steel
(69.065)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Metallic gray (Lacquer Paint)
(LP61)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
SILVER
(A.MIG-0195)
Ammo Acrylics
Shine Silver
(C90)
Mr. Color
Chrome Silver (metallic)
(191)
Humbrol Enamel
White Aluminium
(HTK-_190)
Hataka
RAL9001 Weissaluminium
(X252)
Xtracolor
Bare Metal Silver
(AS12)
Tamiya Color Spray For Aircraft
     
Gold
(H9)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Gold
(C9)
Mr. Color
Gold Leaf
(X12)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Gold (Metallic)
(70.996)
Vallejo Model Color
Gold (Metallic)
(71.066)
Vallejo Model Air
Gold (metallic)
(16)
Humbrol Enamel
Gold (metallic)
(16)
Humbrol Acrylic
Gold (solid metallic)
(36194)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
gold (solid metallic)
(32194)
Revell Email Enamel
GOLD
(A.MIG-0198)
Ammo Acrylics
Metal. Gloss Gold
(4671AP)
Italeri
    
Shine Red
(H23)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Shine Red
(C79)
Mr. Color
Red
(X7)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Scarlet
(70.817)
Vallejo Model Color
Red RLM23
(71.003)
Vallejo Model Air
Bright Red (Gloss)
(19)
Humbrol Enamel
Scarlet (Matte)
(60)
Humbrol Acrylic
Fiery Red (Gloss)
(36131)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
fiery red (solid matt)
(32131)
Revell Email Enamel
RED
(A.MIG-0049)
Ammo Acrylics
Signal Red
(RC005)
AK Real Color
Traffic Red
(HTK-_103)
Hataka
Shine Red
(N23)
Acrysion
Red
(69.008)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Signal Red (Satin)
(174)
Humbrol Enamel
Scarlet (Matte)
(60)
Humbrol Enamel
Arrow Red
(238)
Humbrol Enamel
Red Arrows Red BS537
(X014)
Xtracolor
BS Signal Red
(HTK-_276)
Hataka
MS Red(Federation Mobile Suit Red)
(UG04)
Gundam Color
  
Cobalt Blue
(H35)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Cobalt Blue
(C80)
Mr. Color
      
Purple
(H39)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Purple
(C67)
Mr. Color
Purple
(X16)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Purple
(70.959)
Vallejo Model Color
Purple (Gloss)
(68)
Humbrol Enamel
PURPLE
(A.MIG-0127)
Ammo Acrylics
  
Neutral Gray
(H53)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Neutral Gray
(C13)
Mr. Color
Neutral Gray
(XF53)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Neutral Grey
(70.992)
Vallejo Model Color
Aggressor Gray
(71.274)
Vallejo Model Air
US Compass Grey (Satin)
(128)
Humbrol Enamel
US Compass Grey (Satin)
(128)
Humbrol Acrylic
Aggressor Gray FS36251
(1794)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Light Grey FS36251
(UA034)
Lifecolor
NEUTRAL GRAY
(A.MIG-0239)
Ammo Acrylics
Aggressor Grey
(RC248)
AK Real Color
Aggressor Grey
(HTK-_157)
Hataka
FS16251 Medium Grey
(X132)
Xtracolor
Dark Sea Gray
(XF54)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Dark Sea Grey
(70.991)
Vallejo Model Color
Neutral Grey
(71.051)
Vallejo Model Air
Air Mobility Command Gray FS36173
(2035)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Neutral Grey 43 FS35173
(UA046)
Lifecolor
(BS 638)
(A.MIG-0205)
Ammo Acrylics
Neutral Grey 43
(RC261)
AK Real Color
Neutral Grey 43
(HTK-_033)
Hataka
FS16173 Air Mobility Command Grey
(X158)
Xtracolor
Grey Z
(69.039)
Vallejo Mecha Color
      
Navy Blue
(H54)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Navy Blue
(C14)
Mr. Color
Dark Sea Blue
(70.898)
Vallejo Model Color
Steel Blue
(71.087)
Vallejo Model Air
Navy Blue (Matte)
(77)
Humbrol Enamel
Navy Blue (Matte)
(77)
Humbrol Acrylic
Greyish Blue (solid matt)
(36179)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Greyish Blue (solid matt)
(32179)
Revell Email Enamel
Flat Sea Blue FS35042
(1718)
Testors Model Master Enamel
Non Specular Sea Blue FS35042
(UA044)
Lifecolor
SEA BLUE
(A.MIG-0227)
Ammo Acrylics
Graublau – Grey Blue
(RC208)
AK Real Color
Grey-Blue
(HTK-_171)
Hataka
RAL5008 Graublau
(X264)
Xtracolor
Navy Blue
(N54)
Acrysion
Flat Non Specular Sea Blue
(4604AP)
Italeri
Titan Dark Blue
(69.022)
Vallejo Mecha Color
Field Blue
(XF50)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints (Flat)
Grey Blue
(71.005)
Vallejo Model Air
Titan's Blue 1
(UG16)
Gundam Color
  
Clear Orange
(H92)
Aqueous Hobby Color
Clear Orange
(C49)
Mr. Color
Clear Orange
(X26)
Tamiya Color Acrylic Paint
Clear Orange
(70.956)
Vallejo Model Color
Orange (Clear)
(1322)
Humbrol Enamel
Orange (Clear)
(36730)
Revell Aqua Color Acrylic
Orange (clear)
(32730)
Revell Email Enamel
Transparent Orange (G)
(4625)
Testors Model Master Acrylic
CRYSTAL ORANGE
(A.MIG-0097)
Ammo Acrylics
Clear Orange
(RC506)
AK Real Color
Clear Orange
(X-26)
Tamiya Enamel
clear orange (Lacquer Paint)
(LP53)
Tamiya Lacquer Paint
Transparent Orange (Transparent)
(70.935)
Vallejo Model Color
Clear Orange
(TS73)
Tamiya Color Spray Paints
 



Kotobukiya 1/72 HMM Zoids Shield Liger English Color Guide & Manual


Didn't bother to post the entire manual, only the pages with Japanese characters in them that could be translated.
Kotobukiya 1/72 HMM Zoids Shield Liger English Color Guide & Manual

Kotobukiya 1/72 HMM Zoids Shield Liger English Color Guide & Manual

Kotobukiya 1/72 HMM Zoids Shield Liger English Color Guide & Manual

Kotobukiya 1/72 HMM Zoids Shield Liger English Color Guide & Manual

Kotobukiya 1/72 HMM Zoids Shield Liger English Color Guide & Manual

Kotobukiya 1/72 HMM Zoids Shield Liger English Color Guide & Manual

Kotobukiya 1/72 HMM Zoids Shield Liger English Color Guide & Manual