Monthly Archives: January 2015

Bandai | S.H. Figuarts | Hakaider

More goodies from Bandai's Figuarts line. When Kikaider was released I was impressed and happy, but the one I really wanted was his rival - Hakaider! He was the very definition of the cool bad guy and sure knew how to make an entrance. His theme song is equally memorable and you've probably got an earworm going right now! Every hero needs a great villain and this is the epitome of a memorable villain. Continue Reading

Bandai | S.H. Figuarts | Kikaider

If you were a kid in Hawaii during the mid 70's, you were exposed to two significant pieces of entertainment - Checkers and Pogo, and Kikaider. You would have to go to an uninhabited island to find someone who didn't know of such things. Kikaider was such a staple that the mere fact of his name will automatically conjure up his theme song in your head. So it was to my pleasant surprise when Bandai announced this fine figure. Continue Reading