Sep 28

Available from Hobby Link Japan: Here




The Armored Trooper VOTOMS: Pailsen Files OAV fits into the Armored Trooper Votoms canon just after the 1988 OVA movie Red Shoulder Document: Roots of Ambition and a few months before the events of the original VOTOMS television series. Meant to establish an origin story for the main character of the core series, (Chirico), it is told from the perspective of Red Shoulder Battalion’s Cashiered commander, Colonel Yoran Pailsen.

An excellent runthrough of the narrative can be found here, and I’ll not get too deeply into it in this review.

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Sep 28

Available from Hobbylink Japan, here.



To blatantly nick from Cac himself…

“As readers of this site probably already know, Cacophanus tends to cover toys and I do kits. However, this time around we’ve decided to join forces on a kit as I know more about the series its from. Specifically, this is a kit of the Scopedog Turbo Custom featured in the Last Red Shoulder OVA, which is a spin-off from Armored Trooper VOTOMS. Bandai has also kicked off a new line of VOTOMS kits at a very nicely sized 1/20 scale.” Read more …

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