Wishlist: Bandai Spirits DX Chogokin VF-1S Valkyrie Roy Focker Special

Chogokin VF-1S Valkyrie I am going to take a moment to recognize the beauty of this Bandai Spirits DX Chogokin VF-1S Valkyrie Roy Focker Special from the Super Dimension Fortress Macross. This piece measures 14.96 x 9.84 x 5.91 inches and weighs in at 3.78 pounds. I really cannot get over how gorgeous this Valkyrie [...]

ボルテスV: DX Soul of Chogokin… Voltes V!

https://youtu.be/atDd9uB-JuI レッツ・ボルト・イン!伝説のVOLT IN BOXが令和に復活「DX超合金魂 VOLT IN BOX 超電磁マシーン ボルテスV」登場!! "Super electromagnetic machine Voltes V" is a TV animation that was broadcast on NET (now TV Asahi) from June 4, 1977 to March 25, 1978. This Tamashii Nations', and arm of Bandai, Voltus V looks incredible! I never had the original toy from 1977, nor did [...]

The Star Wars Battle Pod, Where is it Today?

So I was looking through the archives here at the lair, and I ran across this video from 2015. It was extolling the virtues of the Star Wars Battle Pod by Bandai / Namco, and it was unveiled at the New York Comic-Con on October 8, 2014. Being the fan of Combat Flight Sims that [...]

Old Dreams of Godaikin Revisited

In 1984, was 14 and almost as big a nerd as I am today. Those were heady days indeed. Comics were coming into the mainstream zeitgeist, video games were about to really explode after a lull, and music just kept on improving. The beautiful thing about progress is that if you choose to stay behind, [...]