Ano Natsu de Matteru

Pre-order Alter's Kanna photo
Pre-order Alter's Kanna

Pre-order Alter's Kanna from Ano Natsu

Kanna sets a new standard for short hair sculpts.
Jun 19
Last week we brought you a preview of Alter's Kanna. If you liked what you saw then you will be pleased to find out that she is now available for pre-order. She comes at a listed price of ¥8000. However you can ... read
Preview Alter's Kanna photo
Kanna was always my favorite.
It's been a few weeks since we last saw Alter's Kanna at MegaHobby expo 2013. However thanks to Alter's blog we are able to bring you a handful of additional photos of Kanna who hails from Ano Natsu de Matteru.... read feature


Megahobby Expo 2013 Spring: Alter

Not the most impressive, but certainly not left behind
May 25
Alter's showing at Megahobby Expo notably included: A swimsuit version of Saber Alter (painted since WonFes) Tanigawa Kanna from Ano Natsu de Matteru (newly painted) Chitanda Eru Unpainted prototype for Takanashi Miu from Pa... read

Cozy up and pre-order the latest Ichika

Kaitendo - 1/8 Scale
Feb 16
Late last month we took a look at Kaitendo's upcoming Ichika, and though it took awhile to be ready, pre-orders for the lovely lady are now open! As expected, Kaitendo went ahead with the transparency effect when crafting her... read

Go undercover with Ano Natsu's Remon

FREEing - 1/8 Scale
Feb 12
It looks like Ano Natsu's devious little loli Remon Yamano is going PVC courtesy of FREEing, set to arrive this June. Despite the constant stream of Ichika figures, it seems like we're finally beginning to round out the rest ... read

CM's Corporation has fun with their Remon preview

Yeah, she's not coming with most of these things ... but hey, why not make a preview exciting?
Jan 10
So CM's Corporation posted a little blog entry showing off their upcoming Gutto Kuru series figure of Ano Natsu de Matteru's Yamano Remon ... but they apparently decided to have a little fun. While Remon comes with an 8 mm ca... read

Ano Natsu's Ichika prepares for even more summer fun

CM's Corporation - 1/8 scale
Nov 25
Perhaps cashing in on the success of Wave's Beach Queen lineup? CM's Corporation is not letting the craze for Ano Natsu's Ichika get away from them, preparing to release this beach-ready beauty in March. I've stated that she ... read

Reach out and grasp this new Ichika

FREEing - 1/8 Scale
Nov 19
Ano Natsu de Matteru's lovely leading lady Ichika seems well on her way to mimicking the success of her predecessor Mizuho! We've seen the curvy redhead showing up in the past, but FREEing's decided to portray her a bit more ... read

Something is off about Griffon's Ichika from Ano Natsu

I feel like Griffon's 1/7-scale Ichika came from some other place than space.
Nov 09
More Ano Natsu de Matteru figures? Why not!? Well, I guess good for me since I just recently finished the title and it's still fresh in my memory. Griffon Enterprises has set their eyes on the popular female lead of this titl... read

Miyazawa Model Exhibition: More Ano Natsu from FREEing

FREEing has two very unimpressive figures of Ichika and Remon from Ano Natsu de Matteru.
Nov 05
Did the figure manufacturers know I just recently finished Ano Natsu de Matteru? Even more figures are coming out for the title, this time from FREEing who showed off a pair of new figures at the Miyazawa Model Exhibition. Of... read

Go swimming with La beaute Kanna & Remon from Ano Natsu

CM's Corporation adds these two ladies from Ano Natsu de Matteru to their La beaute PVC figure line.
Nov 02
Seems like Ano Natsu de Matteru is getting a little bit of love lately. We've seen Nendoroid Kanna go up for pre-order, Kaitendoh preview Ichika in some revealing sleepwear, and now we have CM's Corporation adding two of the ... read

Kaitendoh readies an Ano Natsu Ichika prototype for bed

Prototype photos from Kaitendoh show Ichika dressed in sleepwear from the anime.
Oct 30
With pre-orders opening up for Nendoroid Kanna Tanigawa yesterday, I figured things would be quiet for Ano Natsu de Matteru figures. Nope! Kaitendoh updated their blog with a preview of an upcoming figure of Ichika that was o... read

Mikatan previews the upcoming Ano Natsu Nendoroid Kanna

Just don't give her another Dynamite Drink or anything else unless you want her in embarrassing poses.
Oct 30
Though the love conga line anime Ano Natsu de Matteru may have come to a close early this year, that doesn't mean there still can't be figures for it. The beautiful star of the title, Ichika, has been produced in fi... read

Nendoroid and figma keep rolling in at Dengeki Festival

I just... can't... keep up...
Oct 19
[Update: Nendoroid Alice from Momoiro Taisen Pairon and figma Black Gold Saw TV version added to the gallery.] I can't keep up! Earlier we saw a handful of new and upcoming figma and Nendoroid figures coming down the lin... read

Dengeki 20th Anniversary will see more Nendoroids, figma

Good Smile Company and Max Factory tease a few new Nendoroid and figma figures.
Oct 19
Seems like several companies are gearing up to celebreate the 20th anniversary of Dengeki Hobby. Good Smile Company will be at the Dengeki 20th Anniversary Festival to eat delicious food as well as display some upcoming Nendo... read

Princesses, Rabbits, and more from FuRyu in September

Maids, idols, schoolgirls, and hamsters, too!
Sep 28
FuRyu is probably the most eclectic prize figure company out there. I don't think there's a property they won't touch from super obscure mascot characters to AAA anime titles. They have a pretty impressive work load every mon... read

Wonder Festival 2012 Summer: Nendoroids!

Jul 29
So, with announcements of Nendoroid Iron Man, new Black Rock Shooter TV Animation Nendos, and a bunch of new Miku Nendos including the first Nendoroid Jumbo, you probably think ... yeah, you know where I'm going with this, so... read

Wonder Festival 2012 Summer: Kotobukiya

Jul 29
Sure, we've gotten some big announcements from Kotobukiya so far, but there's much more in store from the Japanese figure maker. Beyond Co-poche and the previously revealed Dark Magician, Kotobukiya had to offer: Oreimo... read

New Ichika Beach Queens provides some cheaper summer fun

Jul 23
If you, like many, were taken in by Alphamax's luscious upcoming Ichika figure but found her just a bit out of your price range, perhaps you'll be appeased by this new offering from Wave. Clad in basically the exact same swim... read

Here’s a bit of unexpected good news. Tanigawa Kanna from Ano Natsu de Matteru will be joining Takatsuki Ichika as a Nendoroid. Popping up in a magazine scan, the announcement came as quite shock for fans from the serie... read feature


Alphamax's Ichika is waiting for your pre-order

Jun 23
One of my favorite characters to collect some years back was the classic Onegai Teacher's Mizuho--and judging from the popularity and amount of figures she spawned, I was far, far from the only one. Of course, most fans are a... read

Reserve or Regret? Import round up for May 29, 2012

May 29
It really bothers me knowing that I haven't been around to make you spend money. Hopefully today is a day I get revenge with today's Reserve or Regret offerings. There are certainly some gems available for pre-order now. One ... read

Treasure Festa is going on right now in Japan and Griffon Enterprises has a ton of new items to show off. A large portion of the figures previewed were from the doujin series, Touhou Project, with characters like Remilia... read feature


Good Smile displays their products for Golden Week

May 04
Golden Week has been going on now for the past week in Japan with it coming to a close this weekend. From May 3, 2012 to May 6, 2012, Good Smile Company has taken to exhibiting their current and upcoming goods at the Kotobuki... read

Reserve or Regret? Import round up for April 6, 2012

Apr 07
It's all about VOLKS' Hobby Round 7 today for Reserve or Regret though there is almost no time left since the event is happening today in Japan. There are several exclusives from VOLKS that have people pawing at their monitor... read

Reserve or Regret? Import round up for April 4, 2012

Apr 05
Like trading figures and other figure odds and ends? That is what you have to look forward to in today's Reserve or Regret. There are normal figures, too, but the majority of what you will find are figures of the trading vari... read

Anime Contents Expo (ACE) 2012: Good Smile Company

Mar 31
Of course Good Smile Company and its affiliates were front and center at the Anime Contents Expo, running from March 31, 2012 to April 1, 2012, showcasing several of its previous and upcoming goods from many popular titles. A... read

Prize Fair 2012 Summer: FuRyu

Feb 19
If you're looking for something a bit different in your prize figures outside of the everyday norm, then you should take a look at what FuRyu has coming. The company had some interesting choices for figure releases displayed ... read

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