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Hot Toys MMS Diecast Iron Man Mk 42 – Part 1

Big boys come out and play

This was an impulse purchase from almost a year ago. It was supposed to be released in July and the first batch seemed to have some serious QC issues. I got mine in September through Amiami which ridiculously overcharges on foreign toys. Apparently it is now unable to sell Hot Toys stuff so while there is no more convenient avenue for me to destroy my wallet it also means goodbye to crazy prices.

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SH Figuarts Iron Man Mk 42

The latest design in the Iron Man movies turned out to be polarising as some people weren’t a fan of the balance between gold and yellow and perhaps because it played a rather comical role due to being an incomplete suit within the story. However I quite liked its mechanical appearance with the panel detail all over.

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SH Figuarts Iron Patriot

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything remotely interesting. I was on vacation last week too. My company has suddenly decided to make me sit for the JLPT so recently I’ve been spending my free time trying to study some Japanese too. Anyway, I’ve finally gotten something worth reviewing.

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It’s been a year…

…since I’ve moved here. Again it’s another review-less week, and I thought I’d do an introspective post instead. I actually had a draft somewhere which I never published because it was too messy, but I’ll try to tidy things up. As long-time readers of this blog would be aware, I have been living in Japan for a year now. Instead of blogging as usual, I went on a six-month hiatus after moving here where I lived a rather simple life without writing about it or about toys in general. However when asked about my impressions of life here I found it hard to collect my thoughts as I never wrote anything about it.

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