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Cardcaptor Sakura photo

Go green with ARTFX J Syaoran Li pre-orders

While we've had a lot of Cardcaptor Sakura merchandise recently, almost all of it has been centred around the titular character herself. The story wouldn't be the masterpiece that it is though without another key piece of the puzzle, S...

 
 
WonFes photo

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer: Kotobukiya shows Black Butler

I was rather impressed with the Black Butler display over at Kotobukiya's booth at Wonder Festival featuring Ciel and Sebastian. They're still unpainted prototypes, but man do those figures look amazing, especially with the frames in Sebast...

 
 
 
 
ALTAiR Free! photo

ALTAiR's Haruka and Makoto now available for pre-order

We saw them previewed the other day and now ALTAiR's take on the boys of Iwatobi Swim Club are ready to take your hard earned money from you. No, not that way, get your minds out of the gutter.  Haruka and Makoto have gone up together,...

 
 
Review: Akainu/Aokiji photo

Tomopop Review: Figuarts ZERO Akainu & Aokiji Battle Ver.

With dozens and dozens of characters over 17 years of publication, One Piece is a figure company's dream. There are so many characters that can be made into figures, and just as many fans foaming at the mouth to pick them up. What's even be...

 
 
ALTAiR Free! photo

ALTAiR's Free! boys get previewed, pre-orders begin Wednesday

A sizeable chunk of the internet fanbase has been eagerly awaiting full scale figures of the Free! club members ever since Alter announced they were picking up the licence and adding the boys to their ALTAiR male line. They've been popping ...

 
 
Nendoroid Aoba photo

Nendoroid Aoba bares it all in time for pre-orders

Boy Nendoroids are perhaps even rarer than boy figmas, so it's always a big deal whenever one shows up. Particularly when they look as good as Aoba, protagonist of the PC game DRAMAtical Muder and now ultra-adorable deformed bishounen....

 
 
ARTFX J Prince of Tennis photo

New Prince of Tennis ARTFX J Shiraishi Kuranosuke Gallery

Shiraishi Kuranosuke, remember that name. Why? He's hot, and he plays tennis. No further questions needed. This young man is featured in Kotobukiya's ARTFX J line they've been doing for New Prince of Tennis, and is looking mighty fine if I ...

 
 
Naruto photo

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: G.E.M. Kakashi Anbu Ver.

For some reason, people used to really dig Anbu Kakashi. Maybe it was because of the stripped down design. Perhaps it was because it was part of mysterious character's even more mysterious past. Either way, I remember seeing a ton of people...

 
 
GSC Natsu photo

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: Good Smile's Natsu Dragneel

After I loved Lucy so much I was psyched for Good Smile Company to do more Fairy Tail figures and, like most people, assumed we'd get a sucession of the main ladies. But no, GSC have decided to throw us for a loop and instead do a boy....

 
 
Vertex's Shinji, Kaworu photo

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: Vertex's Shinji and Kaworu

Vertex has a new sculpt they're showing off at WonFes, and it's of Evangelion's two boys, Shinji Ikari and Kaworu Nagisa. The two are apparently floating in mid-air, with Shinji looking a little bit dazed and Kaworu's arms extended, as if h...

 
 
GSC Wonfes teaser photo

Good Smile Company teases its Wonder Festival reveals

One of the most fun parts of every major event is when the various companies unveil slightly abstract teaser shots to send us into a frenzy of guessing at what they're about to unveil. Now it's the turn of the big daddy, Good Smile Company....

 
 
FREEing Kaworu photo

Be an angel and pre-order FREEing's new Kaworu

It's been a little time since we've covered FREEing's take on Kaworu Nagisa - last Summer Wonfes in fact. The company seems to have used the time well however, as he's gone up for pre-order now and the resident Evangelion pretty boy is...

 
 
Review Sentinel Levi photo

Tomopop Review: Sentinel's BRAVE-ACT! Levi

Attack on Titan is a show that's taken the anime world by storm. Sadly, I have yet to sit down and watch it myself, but it's definitely on the to-do list! However, I can already tell just from reading a bit about it that Levi would be my fa...

 
 
Figuarts ZERO photo

Tomopop Review: Bandai's Figuarts ZERO Sanji Battle Ver.

One of my critiques with male figures are their boring poses. Like it or not, female figures tend to be posed in a variety of ways to direct attention toward their copious assets. Dudes just kind of stand there, usually with their legs slig...

 
 
Pulchra Levi photo

Stand up and pre-order Pulchra's Levi

Man, given that he's not the protagonist of Attack on Titan, Levi sure does seem to be getting a lot of figure love. Is it because of his deep and complex character? His interesting design which doesn't look at all like all the other Attack...

 
 
Hot Toys Loki photo

Hot Toys brings out another Loki, fans everywhere cheer!

Alright guys and gals, if you didn't get enough of my fangirling over Loki the last time, here he comes again! Hot Toys is releasing a new figure of Loki based on the look from Thor: The Dark World. Cheeky Loki looks a bit more devious and ...

 
 
UtaPri by ALTAiR photo

Have a full, delicious look at ALTAiR's Ren and Masato

It's been a few weeks since we finally saw Ren and Masato in their full-color glory, but alas, we were only able to admire them from the front! But ALTAiR have just updated their blog with more images and all is right with the world. Of cou...

 
 
Free! figures photo

ALTAiR shows off some Free! prototypes

Max Factory aren't the only ones getting in on the Free! action. At Animate Girls Festival 2013, ALTAiR also showed off two prototypes for their upcoming Free! line, featuring Haru and Makoto. I haven't watched the show, so in terms of char...

 
 
UtaPri by ALTAiR photo

UtaPri's Ren and Masato are now fabulously painted

ALTAiR have just revealed the painted prototypes of Hijirikawa Masato and Jinguji Ren, which were last seen back towards the end of August. As with the others in this set, they are dressed up in their idol gear, and looking totally amazing....

 
 
Waver Velvet photo

Tomopop Review: Alter's Waver Velvet

While I appreciate a pretty plastic lady as much as the next person, I do think it's a shame that we don't get more male figures. That means whenever one shows up it's worth taking notice, particularly when a major manufacturer decides to t...

 
 
Preview ALTAiR's Zelos photo

Pre-order ALTAiR's chosen one Zelos Wilder right now!

It's been five lonely months since ALTAiR last teased us with an unpainted sculpt of Zelos Wilder and announced their plans to make a Loyd Irving sculpt at Tales Festival 2013. However my friends, the wait is over and it was well worth...

 
 
Blazblue Ragna Nendoroid photo

Blazblue: Alter Memory contains Ragna Nendoroid Petit!

OH. MY. GOSH. I FINALLY have gotten something I've asked for for ages!! Sorry! Totally excited! -ahem- Yes! For those of you keeping tabs, Blazblue: Alter Memory is the new anime series based around the fighting videogame series, Blazblue. ...

 
 
Gift DRAMAtical Murder photo

Participate in a Rhyme battle with DMMd's Ren

Oh Gift, you certainly know how to make me squeal in delight. Recently, @Giftkanegon posted a few pictures via twitter featuring the next bishounen to appear in their DRAMAtical Murder plushie series. The set of pictures playfully teased Ao...

 
 
Upcoming Makoto photo

Upcoming Free! figurine of Tachibana Makoto by ALTAiR

Free!, this seasons boy swimming club series has been pretty popular in Japan. I'm glad that the Japanese folks are reaching out to female audiences out there and merchandising men to them. It's been happening for some time, sure, but not o...

 
 
Nendoroid T.M. Revolution photo

Nendoroid T.M. Revolution has been revealed

[updated with images from Good Smile Company's official listing! Check out all the faces and accessories. :) -Kristina] The Nendoroid line's musical offerings are growing again: T.M. Revolution has now tweeted out a photo of a Nendoroid ver...

 
 
MegaHouse Tetsuya Kuroko photo

Add some misdirection to your collection with Kuroko

[UPDATE: Picture gallery added] [UPDATE 2: CD Japan pre-order link added. Go Go Go !] [update 3: Added another pre-order link :)] Are you ready for some Winter Cup action, Kuroko no Basket fans? Just in time for the highly anticipated premi...

 
 
MegaHouse Ginpachi-sensei photo

Class is in session with Ginpachi-sensei

The last time we caught a glimpse of Ginpachi-sensei at Wonder Festival 2013 Summer over a month ago, he was still in his unpainted prototype form, but now, the homeroom teacher from the light novel series (and anime extras), Gintama Class ...

 
 
ALTAiR Uta Pri photo

ALTAiR reveals Hijirikawa Masato and Jinguji Ren

ALTAiR recently updated their blog and revealed the long awaited prototypes for Uta no Prince-sama's Hijirikawa Masato and Jinguji Ren. Although ALTAiR did display both boys during Wonder Festival Summer 2013, there was a pesky "no photogra...

 
 
Portrait of Pirates photo

MegaHouse's Rob Lucci and Aokiji pre-orders are ready

[UPDATE: Pre-orders are officially open! HobbyLink Japan and Hobby Search links added.] Alright, One Piece fans, it's time once again, for a Portrait.of.Pirates glitchfest PSA. MegaHouse certainly isn't pulling any punches this month with t...

 
 
The Crow Hot Toys photo

Hot Toys' Eric Draven figure is to die for!

Apparently amazing things happen while I'm out of town, because coming back to find out that The Crow's Eric Draven will be created in figure form by Hot Toys is something I never thought I'd see, but always wanted! This fully realized like...

 
 
ALTAiR Nanase Haruka photo

Free! yourself with Nanase Haruka

If there is one anime that has been getting a lot of buzz this season, it's KyoAni's new sports themed series Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club. With the immense popularity the show has garnered in just its first four weeks since airing, I'm sure a...

 
 
One Coin Kuroko No Basket photo

Enter the second quarter with Kuroko no Basket One Coins

While the second season of Kuroko no Basket is still ways away from its October premiere, Kotobukiya is easing the wait with a second set of its one coin series aptly named 2Q. The first set of minis, (which is due out this month) primarily...

 
 
Nendoroid Naegi Makoto photo

Good Smile Company announces Nendoroid Naegi Makoto

It seems the good folks at GSC have been secretly working on a Nendoroid sample of Dangan Ronpa: The Animation series protagonist, Naegi Makoto, and thanks to a recent tweet from @gsc_kyojin we can enjoy a sneak peek at his painted chibi f...

 
 
ARTFX J Atobe Keigo photo

Rondo towards destruction with Atobe Keigo

Shin Tennis no Ouji-sama fans are you ready to chant 'Hyōtei, Hyōtei, Hyōtei,' along with me? Pre-orders have officially begun for the captain of Hyōtei Academy tennis club, Atobe Keigo as the "all rounder" joins Echizen...

 
 
GSC and Max Factory DMMd  photo

Good Smile Company and Max Factory dive into DMMd

Fans who were able to attend The CHiRAL Night's (Dive into DMMd) recent event at the Tokyo Dome City Hall were in for a big surprise when they turned to a certain page in their event pamphlet, which listed that both GSC and Max Fa...

 
 
SH Figuarts Vegeta photo

Tomopop Review: S.H. Figuarts Vegeta

Well, well, well... Look what the cat dragged in! It just happens to be my favorite Saiyan from Dragonball Z! The S.H. Figuarts Vegeta Saiyan Saga version arrived at my door, and I couldn't be more excited to take photos and get a review in...

 
 
Hot Toys Loki photo

Hot Toys' Loki gets to spend time with the real deal!

I cannot even begin to describe to you how much I'm looking forward to Thor: The Dark World with what a nutty fan I am for the God of Mischief, but this takes the cake. I thought it was bad enough that I ordered/own the Hot Toys' Loki figur...

 
 
MegaHouse P.O.P photo

Trafalgar Law and Donquixote Doflamingo pre-orders set

Thanks to a recent update via MegaHouse's official page, fans of the popular One Piece Portrait.of.Pirates series will have a second opportunity to add DX Donquixote Doflamingo (¥7,600) and Sailing Again Trafalgar Law (¥8,000) to t...

 
 


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Tomopop DC Bishoujo Wonder Girl by Kotobukiya"The power of Zeus compels you"

 

Tomopop Cu-poche Friends Alice by Kotobukiya"Going down the Cu-poche rabbit hole"

 

Tomopop Nendoroid Shoukaku & Zuikaku by Good Smile Company"The pride of the 5th Carrier Division!"

 

Tomopop Kagamine Rin Tony Ver. by Max Factory"Pop stars aren't usually this cute"

 

Tomopop Velvet with Cornelius by Alter"A homeless princess and a Tiny Toon"

 

Tomopop Parfom Labrys by Phat Company"Class president or killer robot?"

 

Tomopop SDCC Exclusive Transformers Combiner Hunters"Walk quietly and carry a massive sword"

 

Tomopop Titanfall Stryder by Threezero"The craziest thing I've ever reviewed?"

 

Tomopop Kotobukiya's ARTFX J Cardcaptor Sakura"Nice to see you, good to meet you"

 

Tomopop Transformers Combiner Wars Quickslinger"He may have a new name, but Slingshot is back!"

 

Tomopop Super Action Noriaki Kakyoin Second"Anyone have cherries for this handsome man?"

 

Tomopop Eye Think, Inc.'s BusyBody"A fun animation tool at the tip of your fingers"

 

Tomopop Threezero's RWBY Ruby Rose"Red like roses (and just as sharp)"

 
 
 
 
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