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Zephyr's Compass

A blog about writing, photography, and everything in between.

Pick 5: Spring 2012 Anime That Deserve More Views

June 18th, 2012

**Featured picture borrowed from Random Curiosity’s Spring 2012 preview.

For the most part, I believe the Spring 2012 anime season has been one of the best in recent memory. We have awesome sequels in Fate/Zero’s 2nd Season, Eureka Seven: Astral Ocean, and Aquarion Evol… entertaining shows in specific genres like Jormungand, Hyouka, Sakamichi no Apollon, and Accel World… etc. But at the same time, we also have quite a few shows that have seemingly been ignored as a result. This post highlights 5 shows I feel deserve more attention.

Anatomy of a Model Kit: 1/72 Macross Frontier VF-27γ (BANDAI)

June 1st, 2012

Bandai released this beauty as part of their Macross Frontier 1/72 kit line way back in 2009. Some old pics of the process in building the kit and some small details about the time it took etc. I’m only an amateur model kit builder using basic tools like Tamiya Sprue Cutters and the stickers rather than decals, but figured that this’d be a nice topic to write a quick post on regardless.

Box Art: (Normal + Special Ranka Back Art)

  • Managed to snag one of the early runs with the special Ranka valkyrie artwork on the back.