VF-31J Siegfried Hayate Custom Final Sortie version – Macross Delta – 1/72 Bandai model kit

I finished this kit a while ago but forgot to take shots. This is Hayate’s custom on the final sortie, which has a number of customizations on it, including the flying knight insigna, and reaction bombs. The build is very much like the rest of the Bandai VF-31s. The reaction bombs are from Macross Frontier…

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Wave 1/72 Macross Destroid Defender

The slightly awkward AA gun mecha Destroid Defender!  Just like the Missle Phanlax, the Defender is in Wave’s overpriced line up of Destroids. Being the first of the batch however, the price wasn’t too bad, but had more seamlines in the AA guns.  The kit provides two type of ammo catridges on the shoulders. I’m…

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Wave 1/72 Macross Destroid Missle Phanlax

Who doesn’t love the Destroids. One of the standout “grunts” of Macross, I find the destroids a very practical design for a scifi show and the concept is still applicable today. This Wave’s 1/72 rendition is a huge upgrade from the ancient Arii kits, with better proportion, details and articulation. The only downside is the…

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SMS/Neograde 1/100 NZ-666 Kshatriya

Kshatriya is one of the more popular designs  from Gundam UC (see wikia for full description). It’s derived from the much bigger Queen Martha and is used by Maria since the opening episode. It looks very powerful and you’d have guessed it’s the boss mecha if you haven’t watched the show, but it quickly got…

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MG Sazabi 1/100 – Coreworks conversion

Coreworks was one of the earlier Korean resin conversion garage kit makers. This was back in 2000s where the trend was to stylize and beefing up Gundam designs, and I loved Coreworks. This 1/100 Sazabi conversion was applicable to the old MG Sazabi, which had poor proportions.  To be honest I considered this an abandoned…

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MG 1/100 Ex-S Gundam with conversion set

Ex-S is the enhanced version of the S-Gundam, from the Gundam Sentinel story. I’m going to TL;DR and refer to the Gundam wikia for the details of the story and Ex-S.  The original MG Ex-S was a bold move by Bandai, but the execution left something to be desired, especially when they released it in…

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Premium Bandai Master Grade Gundam Sandrock Custom EW 1/100 Inbox review

This is the last of the “upgraded” EW Gundam Wing mech to be released. In retrospect, only Deathscythe Hell and Wing 0 were regular releases (with Wing 0 way ancient), the other 3 were all P-Bandai. I got this via ZenMarket as I mentioned in my previous post, timely at that. The Sandrock Custom is…

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In-progress build review: 1/72 model Ace Combat F-2A Kei Nagase “19th Task Force” by Hasegawa

I mostly build fantasy/scifi aircraft but this comes closest to a real one. This is an F-2A that appears in the fighter-sim game Ace Combat under the pilot Kei Nagase. Her planes has this awesome black-grey with orange yellow stripes scheme that makes it look so mystic. Cannot resist. The F-2A is a Mitsubishi variant…

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