Bloodsucker

Introduction Scale 1/24 Maker Max Factory Completed 07/10/2005 Retail 7800yen See my blurb in the slide show 🙂 Kit Review This kit consists of both vinyl and resin parts. The vinyl parts are excellent, very sharp and crisp details. However the resin parts were horrible, waaaayyyy too many pinholes. The gun, the shoulder antennae, the…

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Patlabor Ingram 3

Introduction Scale 1/35 Maker Bandai Completed 11/25/01 Retail 3000yen Patlabor is one of my favorite show – the realistic settings, memorable characters and very intriguing plots. Ingram is the star mecha (or “labor”) of the show and is used by the police force. There’s Ingram 1 used by spunky Noa, No. 2 used by hothead…

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Patraqushe Mirage (Knight of Gold AT)

4897 Introduction Scale 1/100 Maker Volks Completed 4/8/00 Retail 7800yen In Five Star Stories, when the AKD army retreat from an exploding planet, Sopp lost both Lachesis and the Knight of Gold. After that he made another Knight of Gold, which is also called Patraqushe Mirage, or Knight of Gold AT, the AT I think…

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Led Mirage with Flame Launcher (Prince Sarion version) 1/100 Wave

Introduction Scale 1/100 Maker Wave Completed 3/25/00 Retail 4200yen I’ve read some Five Star Stories, but not enough to claim myself an expert. Led Mirage is supposed to be the strongest mirage in Five Star Stories (or so its name claims), and is capable of great destruction with the flame launcher. Prince Sarion’s version has…

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Gundam Astray Red Frame

Introduction Scale 1/100 Maker Bandai Completed 11/2004 Retail 2000yen The Astray Red Frame is one of the three prototypes of the Gundam Astray, the latter being the main grunt mech of the Orb Union. Each Astray prototypes has their own characteristics, with the Red having better power output. Obviously borrowed from the image of a…

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Strike Rouge

2770 Introduction Scale 1/100 Maker Bandai Completed 01/2005 Retail 4200yen Spolier alert! In another brave attempt to squeeze every last penny of fanboys, Gundam Seed introduced another variation of Strike during the final episodes – the Strike Rouge, piloted by Kagari. The concept was a bit abhorrent at first, since Strike is a pretty masculine…

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