Top sales 4/6 to 4/12

Top selling toys in Japan for week of 4/6 to 4/12


Also known as the top 5 Gundam of the week
Apr 19
This week supported two known facts: trading card games and Gundam are insanely popular in Japan. To say it was a great week for either, especially Gundam, might be an understatement. There are only three new items this week,...
Snow Miku 2016

Snow Miku 2016 is all about the winter sports


Winter sports themed submissions are underway
Apr 19
What's this? It's finally starting to look like spring around here and I have to think about winter again!? I guess if it's for a new Snow Miku design I'll let it slide. Slide... heh. Anyway, it's time to start thinking about...

C2E2

DST announces C2E2 plans


What will it do this C2E2? Same thing as every C2E2: Try to take over the world!
Apr 18
Diamond Select Toys has announced that it will be attending C2E2 next weekend (April 24-26) and will be giving out free Minimates posters at its booth (#817). The company will be hosting a Minimates panel on Friday (April 24t...
Kleek

Meet Tesselate's little buddy, Kleek


The pyramid-shaped PEXT Friend goes on sale today
Apr 16
Tesselate's been quiet for the past couple months but he's fired up a new series for 2015 - the PEXT Friends - and the newest addition to that line is Kleek. A smiling pyramid with a butt, Kleek is approximately 2.5 inches wi...

Threezero Weiss Schnee

Threezero's RWBY line continues with Weiss Schnee


Pre-orders start April 20
Apr 15
Threezero's next RWBY 12-inch figure is gearing up for pre-order, and this time around, it's the sword-wielding Weiss Schnee! Joining Ruby Rose, Weiss has her rapier, Myrtenaster, as an accessory that will have a re...


figma

Miyazawa Model Exhibition Spring 2015: figma


All the figures you're still waiting on pre-orders for
Apr 14
Back in February we got our first look at a bunch of new figma from Max Factory, Phat!, and FREEing. Since then we really haven't heard a whole lot outside of an occasional appearance here and there. While there's nothing her...

Bowser Koopa

Customizer gives Bowser a sweet airship


Better than that flying clown face
Apr 13
Creative toy customizer Kodykoala unveiled his newest creation: a one of a kind Bowser Koopa airship. Starting with a Playmobil pirate ship, he went to town removing the sails and adding mast propellers and Koopa cannons...

Top sales 3/30 to 4/5

Top selling toys in Japan for week of 3/30 to 4/5


Plus monthly results for March
Apr 11
So last time I lamented a bit that figma Sinon from Sword Art Online II didn't rank during her release week. Well it seems she received a delayed reaction as she ranked pretty high in the first week of April. And she wasn't e...

Henge returns under a different name and with a new transformer!


Long time no see!
Apr 10
It has been a while since we had last heard from HENGE. Long time readers may remember his amazingly detailed mecha model kits but we haven't heard from him recently. Well, he's back with a new name and a new kit! Henge has r...

Easter Worry Beans

More Worry Beans arrive for the Easter season


Taylored Curiosities exclusives for ToyCon UK
Apr 09
Taylored Curiosities has a new batch of Worry Beans on the way, a festive Easter Bunny bunch. The new Beans are available in three colorways: a pink and blue bunch, limited to 5 pieces (a single big and 4 medium-sized Be...

Dennis Rodman

Storm Collectibles remembers the glory days of Dennis Rodman


let this figure worm its way onto your shelf
Apr 09
Yes, for some unholy reason, Storm Collectibles wants us all to turn back the clocks to the late '90s with this 1/6 scale figure of Dennis "The Worm" Rodman. The bad boy of Chicago Bulls basketball is fully articulated and co...
Kotobukiya Ken Kaneki

Kotobukiya awakens Ken Kaneki


Put ghouls in my "likes" column
Apr 09
An underrated part of Kotobukiya's ARTFX J line is their selection of male figures. They have some nice ones, especially with the Attack on Titan boys. Now you can add Tokyo Ghoul's Ken Kaneki to the picture. This one balance...
MegaHouse Mikoto Misaka

MegaHouse's World Uniform Operation continues with Mikoto Misaka


Railed it!
Apr 09
For those of you who enjoy the various school uniform designs in anime, MegaHouse is expanding its World Uniform Opeation lineup with A Certain Scientific Railgun's Mikoto Misaka! This is a line of 1/10-scale figures, so thin...
Top sales 3/23 to 3/29

Top selling toys in Japan for week of 3/23 to 3/29


Bandai continues to dominate
Apr 09
Looks like Bandai finished March on a high note by releasing a bunch of new Gundam stuff as well as their continued Sentai domination. Plus game cards keep being big sellers and... Star Wars? Here's the ranking: Overall (&u...


Mintyfresh ToyCon UK

Mintyfresh unveils two of its ToyCon UK exclusives


Feautring works from Restore, Yoskay Yamamoto
Apr 07
Mintyfresh was planning to bring a few exclusives to ToyCon UK, but logistics issues have pushed the release for some of them back. At least two will be at the event, both priced at £80 (approx. €110 and US$12...


Threezero TMNT

Threezero shows off their first TMNT figures


Leo and Mikey are here, based on their live-action movie appearance
Apr 06
Threezero has another license under its roof, this one being Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and specifically the live-action films. Yes, the Michael Bay ones. They've also announced their first two 1/6-scale figures for the lin...

Sword Art Online gets another addition to its dollfie dream family


Volks on Overdrive!
Apr 06
Ever wonder if Volks are overdoing things a little with their Dollfie Dream Releases? Not only are they prepping for a Snow Miku release as well as the two Macross F ladies, hot on the heels of the Dolls Party event in Kyoto,...
Sailor Chibi Moon

Get into the Groove with the DAL Sailor Chibi Moon doll


Pink Sugar Big-headed Girl Heart attack!
Apr 05
Groove has opened pre-orders for the newest installment of their DAL line with Sailor Chibi Moon from the monumental anime Sailor Moon. The future daughter of Sailor Moon and Tuxedo Mask comes in her Sailor Scout uniform and ...






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