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Super Robot Chogokin Drill Set of Manliness

I initially wanted to combine this review with my previous one but didn’t have enough time to take photos of everything within one session, so this should be a fairly short review. This is an add-on accessory set that allows your SRC Gurren Lagann to be displayed in Full Drillized mode and also has effect parts to recreate the Giga Drill Breaker finisher.

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Super Robot Chogokin Gurren Lagann

Bandai joins the slew of Gurren Lagann merchandise with its SRC rendition. Apparently there was a brouhaha going on about the stylized sculpt of this particular toy, especially against the popular Riobot version. Despite the higher price and lack of any diecast the Riobot indeed has some brilliant engineering. The SRC has taken some liberty with the sculpt that attempts to give it a Revoltech flavour – dynamic shapes that don’t look so good in a static pose, and all the goodness without the clicky Revolver joints that people are getting tired of. However I didn’t have the guts to cancel my order with Amiami so here’s a review.

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Super Robot Chogokin Alteisen

Got my first Chogokin and it’s an SRC, considered by Chogokin collectors to be a budget series/”baby’s first steps”. The figures are smaller, cheaper and lighter than those in the full-fledged Chogokin lines.

To the uninitiated, Super Robot Wars is a crossover turn-based strategy game. The PTX-003 Alteisen is one of the prominent original mechs in the franchise and probably got famous from its appearance in the Original Generation series, where some of the games were translated into English.

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