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Crimson Frame of a Real Grade

Ever since the beginning of my hobby life, Gunpla has always been a staple in my collection over more than a past decade.

The larger sized Master Grade forming the bulk of the gathering of my plastic model kits.

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I don’t always go for a 1/144 Gunpla (The only other 1/144 in my collection are the older HG Gundam Mk II A.E.U.G., HG Zaku Warrior Live Concert ver. and HG Nobell Gundam) when I do it’s going to be this Real Grade Gundam Astray Red Frame. w

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A Sengoku Master Bushi Led Astray

Gunpla Expo World Tour Japan 2013 is now on-going (21st – 24th of November) and with it comes the news on various upcoming and future projects on them Gunpla. w 

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While there are many prototypes and announcements being made, my eyes are currently fixed upon the new 2014 lines of Master Grade kits of the latest series Gundam Build Fighters’ gunpla form.^_~ 

It’s no surprise the protag’s main gunpla units, the Build Strike Gundam and Build Gundam Mk II, received an MG kit since their base body MG Strike Gundam and MG Gundam Mk II already have a Version 2.0 mould.

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A Sengoku Bushi Led Astray

It’s been ages since I last touch a Gunpla. It was about two years ago to be exact, when I last build my own mecha model kits—oh wait I built a Kotobukiya’s Metal Gear Ray (Of Metal Gear Solid fame) earlier this year which I never get around to do a proper photo shoot… orz

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Anyway, a new upcoming Gundam anime series will be on air very, very soon. Gundam Build Fighters is an expansion to the OVA Gunpla Builders Beginning G from years ago, which is a cross between the Plamo hobby and Angelic Layer. ^_~

Of course Bandai spares no time to quickly convert them mecha design into Gunpla form. Amongst the many unique and incredible customs from the show, one of them in particular caught my eyes. 

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タマちゃんの究極進化、可も?

Ever since the night before the Dragon Day, Tama-chan has barely been genki following the passing Moons, lying in a state of utmost inactivity lethargy.

Don’t be alarmed tho Tama-chan’s not in harm’s way, actually her Master was in the midst of readying her for several minor operations to further enhance her aesthetics. ^_~

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For this grand project, many acquisitions were made from the passing Moons, most notably from Taobao (A Chinese equivalent of evilBay/Yahoo! Japan Auctions) by using a proxy service called My Parcel Store

Amongst the materials acquired are: Volks Shapely L Bust, Wersaze Wrist Joint, Wersaze Yawashiri, Cool Cat Fortified Aluminium Alloy Neck JointMiruya Wig and Moe-Castle’s Miko Outfit (Not shown here).

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