A lot is going on in this ad, but apparently, the reader was supposed to buy a new candy which in turn had an offer on the back for Aurora’s prehistoric animals’ snap-together model kits.
Amazing-looking plastic model kit from Good Smile Company based on Yuichi Sasamoto’s science fiction novel ARIEL, which was turned into two OVA series in 1989 and 1991.Continue reading “Ariel With Flight Unit Plastic Model”
MAX Factory claims these Tetsuya Naito plastic model kits are based on “a detailed 3D scan with over 100 cameras” of the professional wrestler. Those scans were then converted to a mold and sculpted.
Um, ok. I’m not sure why, then, they’d use that for a couple 1/20 scale plastic model kits where obviously a lot of detail is apparently lost based on the scale. Or perhaps the “3D scans” in question are relatively low quality.
It is interesting to compare, for example, the details in Naito’s boots compared to the lack of detail in Naito’s torso and upper body.
Bandai makes this 1/12 scale plastic model of R2-D2 in clear blue plastic designed to mimic the droid’s look as a hologram.
This radio-controlled, wooden tank is part of a Kickstarter series of wooden model kits. The tank itself looks like it will retail for $90.