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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Blitz

Introduction Scale 1/100 Maker Bandai Completed 11/2004 Retail 2000yen Gundam Seed has gotten me into another round of robot obsession lately. The show does the “sentai” thing again with 5 initial Gundams to sell more toys, but the new designer they employed, Junichi Akutsu, cranked out some of the best designs. Strike was an instant…

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Freedom 1/100 Bandai Master Grade

Introduction Scale 1/100 Maker Bandai Completed 01/2005 Retail 4200yen Spolier alert! The Freedom became the main hero mech in the second half of Gundam Seed and the first half of Seed Destiny. It was pretty invincible in all, except experienced some difficulty fighting Providence and got whacked by a very smart Shinn in his Impulse.…

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