Macross – VF 256 Armored Messiah Ozma Custom

Macross is one of those Animes that I followed in the 80s when I was a kid, everyone loved Robotech from back in the day. Luckily they came up with a few more storylines over the last decade with some very impressive animes. I remember thinking it would be very cool if the Air Force had jet planes that could turn into robots but for now we have the animes to enjoy and the robots to see.

I recently got my hands on the VF 256 Armored Messiah Ozma Custom from BanDai and it looks damn good and big. Its one of those types that are semi done and you have to transform him into robot mode and add the big weaponry and pieces to him. I thought it wouldn’t take more then an hour to put it all together but I was very wrong it took me over four hours and a few pieces kept falling off which drove me nuts but at the end I have a very lovely piece to add to my collection.

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Gundam RX-78 in Shizouka – Time Lapse

This is the coolest thing that Japan has ever done, they still have the full scale 1/1 Gundam in Japan and now they have moved it to Shizouka. Shizouka is the manufacturing headquarters of Bandai models that make the Gundam models for distrubution all over the wold. Its supposed to open in July and stay until Jan 2011, I love that they keep moving it from city to city since last year and notice how many people want to see it. Some time it isn’t just about the numbers, sometimes its about the passion for it, and the Japanese have a passion for big robots and especially the history of Gundam, I still hope they have it around long enough for me to be able to visit Japan and see it.


Mazinger Z & Great Mazinger

A lot of the model companies are releasing some cool old school robots, I have my share of Mazinger Z & Great Mazinger, and now they have released these two cool models. It doesn’t help that both of them are AWESOME in their setting and I love the accessories that go with them, the background of those photographs make them look larger then life. I recently I was watching some old school anime and they are still good to this day. I heard that they may be doing an anime revamp but I just hope they don’t take too long to do it, it would be fantastic.

Link: Tompop

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