Ouch! Sorry about the Asuka-Cat War casulties. I consider myself too
unskilled to try building charater models. I guess I'm a
perfectionist because if it doesn't come close to the picture on the
box/magazine/etc., then it's not good enough for me. Although, I
might give this model a try: http://www.hlj.com/product/KRS082
About the SOC's... um, I have two Grendizer's and Gaiking Dragon's.
You mean the Space Dragon and not the stand alone Gaiking figure that
was released this year, right? In fact, my second Space Dragon is
still in the original box it was shipped in. Really though, go after
the re-releases of these (GX-04S and GX-05R). The 05R Space Dragon,
put out in 2004, has a better paint job, and improved leg joints to
hold up all that diecast. the 04S Grendizer, released this year,
includes all the Spacers and chrome arms and legs. Other SOC I have
(roll call): Mazinger Z (2nd ver.), his two enemies, the Getter Robo
and Getter G teams, the Gaiking from this year, the Space Dragon in
black and gold paint... (looks up to see everyone frowning down upon
him and then realizes just how far off topic he has become)... and
the full set of Evangelion's units 00(blue and yellow)-05.
Tragically, something terrible would happen everytime I received one
of the first three SOC EVA's. Unit 01: three days of tornado
producing thunderstorms. Unit 02: the race team that my brother crews
for lost their two time champion driver to another team. Unit 00
(blue): PART of this was 9" of rain in 30 minutes caused my basement
to flood - the most in around 105 years... I won't tell you the rest.
--- In email@example.com
> Hells yeah I got the SOC Unit 02!!!! It is bad ass! Sadly I have
> display it next to one of my Asukas who suffered a structural
> and can no longer stand on her own (a cat took offense with her,
> cat won the battle, but I won the war, stupid cat). Damn cats also
> fought with my collection of Sailor Senshi resin kits and an Asuka
> resin kit damaging Sailor Saturn and the Asuka. Sailor Saturn
> however, fully recovered from her injuries. The Asuka did not
> however survive the surgery to repair her and had to be 'put down'
> and replaced.
> An unrelated note - I missed out on the SOC Grandizer when they
> it. Foolishly I decided the multi 100 dollar price tag to be too
> high. Same goes for the SOC Gaiking and Space Dragon. I kick
> everytime I think about them, as I could have had BOTH, and got
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, gaiking6
> > Ah, then you must know of what I spoke of when I commented on the
> > shade of red the 12" Unit 02 was. Obviously, you must own the
> > Chogokin EVA-02? Now all becomes clear.
> > (For those of you not in the know, the SOC Unit 02 is a great,
> > articulated, diecast figure, but the chief complaint among fans
> > the horrible color... an orangey tomato soup red. Blame one of
> > creators of NGE for that. He wanted the line to feature more
> > colors than the anime.)