Wednesday, 8 April 2009

1/100 scale VB-6 Konig Monster

Konig Monster 1
Front view of box

Konig Monster 4
Back view of box

Konig Monster 5
Konig Monster in 3 modes

Konig Monster 6
Konig Monster on plastic insert

Konig Monster 7
Front view of Konig Monster in Shuttle mode

Konig Monster 8
The four huge cannons became the afterburner in shuttle mode

Konig Monster 9
My favourite Konig Monster mode is Gerwalk

Konig Monster 10
A view of gerwalk Konig Monster from the rear

Konig Monster 11
The pride of U.N Spacy

Konig Monster 2
Firepower from arms & cannons

Konig Monster 3
Ground forces of U.N Spacy

Konig Monster 12
Konig Monster with other destroids

Konig Monster 13
Konig Monster in destroid mode

Konig Monster 14
The toy is much taller in destroid mode

Konig Monster 15
Destroid Konig Monster standing by 1/60 scale VF-1A

Konig Monster 16
Close-up of Konig Monster in destroid mode

Konig Monster 19
This is the older model known as Destroid Monster.
Unlike Konig Monster, Destroid Monster is non-transformable

Konig Monster 17
This is a customised Ranka's Attack Konig Monster featured in Macross Frontier

Konig Monster 18
I like the colour and noseart of Ranka's Attack Konig Monster

One thing I respect about Yamato is their dedication in making new Macross toys. Ever since Yamato started making Macross toys, fans of Macross have been spoiled for choice. I recalled being so thrill when I heard news about Yamato making a 1/100 scale VB-6 Konig Monster and seeing the prototype on Internet. Yamato had indeed feel for Macross fans and had answered our prayers. This will be documented in Macross toy line history.

The box of 1/100 scale VB-6 Konig Monster is of the same size as any 1/48 scale valkyrie with flap-open front cover that allows viewing the actual toy on plastic insert. The colour of the toy is mainly in dark-tone green and orange, so there isn’t much to worry about yellowing.

No complaints with the plastic quality but the arm joints are rather loose. I like the size of this toy as Konig Monster is manned to be a giant mech. In my opinion, Yamato had done to great job and hopefully the Ranka’s Attack version of Konig Monster would be released in near future.

Konig Monster in Macross Frontier...

Konig Monster in VFX2...


LEon said...

I like this figure. This seems is similar to the old Macross alien robot. That was in red and blue iirc..

Dennis aka Katsuden said...

Yes. This is like a Mark II of Destroid Monster. Similar to the one you saw in the original Macross Super Dimension Fortress and Macross DYRL.

jeroprime said...

What a great figure u have there. This HK trip quite dissapointed coz i can't find most of the item i want. Just get myself a Bandai 1/55 VF-1S at HKD350.

Dennis aka Katsuden said...

Hey! HKD350 for a 1/55 VF-1S is really worth it. Around S$68/-. Good buy bro!

RiP666 said...

awesome...I like it when it comes to destroid mode

Dennis aka Katsuden said...

My favourite is Gerwalk when it looks very much like destroid monster. This is my sxtra piece, so I took pics of it.

Ngee Khiong said...

That's really one huge monster you have there. Thanks for sharing.

I saw it personally at a local toy convention here in Kuching last year, in Fighter mode sealed in a glass casing, so no up close view, but the size is just plain awesome.

Dennis aka Katsuden said...

>> Ngee Khiong
This is one giant monster that I can't display in my showcase. Ha! Ha!

Ray "AcroRay" Miller said...

I thought I would share my Monster picture, with a 1/100 Valkyrie:

Its a great item!

Dennis aka Katsuden said...

>> Ray
Terrific pic of Monster with 1/100 scale Toynami VF-1J Milla. Thx for the link!

Hall said...

It seems to be funny. I use to collect Godzilla Action Figure Toys. Since my kid loves it very much. He had seen that movie and got addicted to it.

Dennis aka Katsuden said...

Godzilla is a great show and apart from from Godzilla itself, I like the robot version. Thx for dropping by.


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