Archive for May, 2009

To-Do and Wishlist

Posted in Works-in-Progress on May 16, 2009 by Knolly

So tomorrow I leave for a six-week study abroad trip in London. Should be a fun time, but for discipline’s sake, here is a list of things to do when I get back:

MG Unicorn Gundam:
– Finish mods on leg joints.
– Paint.

MG Sinanju:
– Paint.

1/144 HG Seravee, Seraphim, Arios, and GN Archer:
– Minor detailing work.
– Flat coat.

Zoids HMM Blade Liger AB:
– Minor Detailing/Mods.
– Paint. Unsure whether I’m going to make this guy blue or red… We’ll see.

In the wake of the Shizuoka Hobby Show, I just wanted to make a quick wishlist to myself… The price in yen from RainbowTen is listed alongside it for reference:

Already Released:
– HG Arche Gundam – 960
– HG Gadessa – 1200
– HG Garazzo – 1200
– HG Trans-Am Raiser – 1600

June Release:
– HG 0 Gundam ACM – 960
– HG Exia R2 – 960
– HG Susanowo – 1200

July Release:
– MG Exia Ignition Mode – 4000

August Release:
– HG Gadess – 1200
– HG Reborns Gundam – Unknown Price

And looking at all of that, it seems like a lot more than I thought when I had the list in my head, haha. The Trans-Am Raiser is questionable… Part of me wants it just to see what the Trans-Am finish is like, but also for the GN Sword III since I didn’t get around to having it 3D printed. We shall see… The whole Gadessa, Garazzo, and Gadess series I might also pass on. On a somewhat similar note… The HG Susanowo is kind of looking fugly but the Robot Damashii looks amazing. What happened there?

Some quick thoughts on certain things announced at Shizuoka (Head over to Ngee Khiong for coverage):

MG Gundam Exia:
Thank you lord. It looks good from the pics I’ve seen, and if it seems that Ignition Mode comes with parts to turn it into Exia Repair, so there is in fact a god after all.

HG Gundams with Weapons Sets:
RAAAAAAAAAAAGE. I’m not surprised in the slightest, but part of me just hoped Bandai would release an HG weapons set. On a similar note, anyone wanna buy the Gundams on the cheap if I keep the weapons? Kyahahaha…

HG Unicorn and Kshatriya:
These are said to be display only, but that doesn’t stop them from being pretty to look at.

XN Raiser:
I have no idea what the plot significance of this is but it looks awesome.

Things That Tragically Were Not Announced (but are still somewhat realistic):
– HG Gundam 00 Weapons Set (see above…)
– MG Banshee
– MG Kshatriya

Things That Tragically Were Not Announced (but are not realistic in the slightest):