THE Chogokin Raideen in th’ haus!
Beautifully done, as expected. It also happens to be significantly larger than the previous releases (whether this is in keeping with the scale of the originals, I don’t know, but I know that I like it.)
It is nigh-indistinguishable from the original, which makes me realize how much I dislike the elongated proportions of the reissue they did several years back. It transforms into the God-Bird mode, of course. And they went out of their way to replicate the paint job of the tough-to-find first version as well (note that the thighs are painted white.) A nice touch for chogokin maniacs.
Rocket punches, the transforming mechanism, detachable weapons, nice ‘n heavy diecast…. And all for the equivalent of $15 USD. Pinch me.