#Beach Queens

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Wave goes totally insane with Beach Queens Premium

While I think Wave's Beach Queens line is (usually) fine, I'm not exactly chomping at the bit for news about them. That might be why I missed that a pair of Galilei Donna Beach Queens announced last month kicked off a new range ti...

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Beach Queens Ryuko Matoi is stepping on the sand

Wave has posted a blog featuring their upcoming Beach Queens Ryuko Matoi of Kill la Kill fame. This will be the first Beach Queens figures I'll be buying, and I'm so excited! I can't wait to own a figure version of one of my favorite Kill l...

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Wave takes Kill la Kill's Ryuko to the beach

By this point there are so many Beach Queens that something has to be pretty special for us to sit up and take notice, That's definitely the case here though, as Wave have announced that they'll be making a swimsuit version of Ryuko Matoi, ...

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Tomopop LinkUP: Gold Medal Panic

Hello and welcome back to Tomopop LinkUP! It's been a pretty busy week in all sorts of ways. We're still plowing our way through Wonder Festival coverage with the shadow of Toy Fair looming over us. But outside of that the Olympics are in f...

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Grab some shade with IDOLM@STER Beach Queens Ranko

Ranko Kanzaki has had a lot going for her recently. First we saw the new figma version go up for pre-order last week, the first of the IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls to be sold at standard retail, and now Ranko fans get to add a Beach Queens f...

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Tomopop LinkUP: Walking in a winter Wonder Festival

Hello and welcome back to an action packed Tomopop LinkUP. Packed is definitely the right word for this edition as we're looking at probably our biggest LinkUP yet! And no wonder, it's the winter convention season! UK Toy Fair was last week...

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Tomopop LinkUP: Art is a blast!

Hello and welcome to the latest installment of Tomopop LinkUP! I hope people enjoyed the special Transformers edition of LinkUP I did last week, but now we're back to our regular routine. There's been a lot of stuff happening as of late wit...

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Tomopop LinkUP: The rated A-plush edition

Hello and Welcome to this week's Tomopop LinkUP! It's been a crazy, exhausting week for me. Between a three-day ice storm, a 17 hour power outage, and rushing through Christmas, it has all left me a little drained. But the news doesn't stop...

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Three new Beach Queens hit stores for pre-order

If there's one thing you can say about Wave, it's that they certainly know how to keep that train of bikini clad girls a-rollin'. Today we've got three very different ladies from three very different shows appearing on virtual store shelves...

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Five times the magic with Madoka Beach Queens round 2

Never ones to believe you can have too much of a good thing, Wave has unveiled an entire new range of Madoka Magica Beach Queens. That's right, every one of the five main girls gets a brand new look to go to the beach in. I have to say...

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Check out these three Idol Master Beach Queens

It's been about a month since Wave's trio of Idol Master Beach Queens beauties became available for pre-order. As expected, Akibahobby recently got their hands on a sample of these three ladies, Miki, Azusa, and Takane and posted their...

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A trio of Love Live! Beach Queens appears for pre-order

It's a good day for both fans of swimsuits and Love Live! School Idol Project, as Wave have put up not one, not two, but three new Beach Queens from the show. Making their way to the sea this time are Maki Nishikino, Hanayo Koizum...

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Wave shows off a parade of Beach Queens

The flow of Beach Queens is always pretty steady, but I'm not even kidding with my title, here. This is a parade. Check out the gallery for images of: Masuzu (Ore no Kanojo) Aoi and Wakaba (Vividred) Yukari, Darjeeling, and Mako (Girls und...

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Super Sonico joins the Beach Queens series

I'm actually really surprised that it took Wave this long to make a Beach Queens figure out of Super Sonico, but here we are. The figure was recently shown off by T_Santa, her proud illustrator, and she's currently unpainted. I'm enjoying t...

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Pre-order Wave's Fantastic IdolMaster Beach Queens DX Set

I have long been a fan of The IdolMaster animated series (which you can watch over at Crunchyroll by the way). So when I saw that Wave had unleashed version 2.0 sculpts of Miki, Azusa and Takane, all at the same time, I did a double take! I...

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Beach Queens Tsukiko is missable

Though the retail shots of the upcoming swimsuit-clad Tsukiko looked nice enough, these new photos don't really paint this figure in the best light. Maybe it is indeed the lighting, but she's looking rather dull. Not quite as awful or slopp...

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Sena and Kobato sport their NEXT Beach Queens suits

Sena and Kobato (of Haganai, Haganai NEXT) already had entries in the Beach Queens line a while back, but with the second season of the anime, Wave gave them an encore. Sena sports a nice, relaxed expression and hairdo as she strides along ...

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Pre-order Waves Kodachi Nagi only if you are a fan

Some of you may be familiar with an eroge produced by August known as Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai. Well it must be fairly popular, because there have been a few figurines made of Kodachi Nagi, one of its leading ladies. There is als...

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AmiAmi Previews Wave's Chiwa and Hibari Beach Queens

Last month we posted a preview of seven upcoming Beach Queens by Wave. Among them were these two fine ladies, Hibari and Chiwa hailing from Senran Kagura and Oreshura respectively. AmiAmi recently posted an updated preview of these ladies. ...

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Three new Idol M@ster Beach Queens spotted

It never ceases to amaze me how many ladies that Wave manages to turn into Beach Queens in such a short time. Recently I even wrote a little round up of seven upcoming Beach Queens to try to show just how many they make. The latest bunch of...

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Pre-order the latest Wave of Seven Beach Queens

Wave has been making a splash in the figurine scene for a while with it's line of affordably priced swimsuit clad ladies. Often it isn't the quality of the sculpt that attracts fans to purchase wave figurines but often the wide range of lic...


Sae and Hiro complete the Hidamari Sketch Beach Queens

Wave may have shown off all of the Hidamari Sketch Beach Queens at once, but they've been choosing to release them in batches. After Yuno and Miyako came Nori and Nazuna and now we've finally reached the last pair, third years Hiro and...

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Tomopop Review: Beach Queens Yozora, Short Hair ver.

Though we report on the goings of Wave and their Beach Queens line all the time, it's actually been quite a while since we've reviewed any of them. Looking back at our archives, I didn't find a review more recent than one from 2011 written ...

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Wave's immodest Beach Queens Noumi is ready for pre-order

Wave's 1/10 Beach Queens Noumi Kudryavka (Little Busters!) is currently available for pre-order. The figure features a fantastic head-sculpt and hair that, along with the pose, drives home the character's inherent cuteness... up until you t...


Nori and Nazuna join the Hidamari Beach Queens

Wave continues their inexorable assault on the wallets of Hidamari Sketch fans today by putting up the next two Beach Queens from the show up for pre-order. This time it's Nazuna and Nori who are hitting the sand. We've already had a s...


Now-painted Nazuna sneaks in to Yuno Beach Queens preview

What was originally intended to be a simple Beach Queens Yuno preview spotted on AmiAmi and tipped to the other editors has turned into a cute reveal, thanks to Martin's sharp eyes - Wave's Beach Queens Nazuna is now painted!  The last...

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Second wave of Gargantia Beach Queens outed

Wave have got the Gargantia on the Vedurous Planet  licence and they aren't messing around with it. Less than a week after they revealed they were working on Amy and Bellows, the company blog has revealed two more Beach Queens from the...

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Wave announce Beach Queens for the Gargantia ladies

What with the currently airing Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet receiving rave reviews and building a pretty dedicated fanbase, it was only a matter of time before a manufacturer stepped up to the plate and announced some figures. And...


Preview Wave's Nyaruko Beach Queen

It's hard to believe but it's been a half year since pre-orders became available for this Nyaruko Beach Queen. She's already shipped out actually, however if you want her some stores still have her in stock here and there. Someone over...


Beach Queens Eru and Mayaka go up for pre-order

Kyoto Animation's Hyouka was one of the most delightful shows of last year, blending the company's trademark slice-of-life breeziness with some wonderfully rich characters. And of course, because it was KyoAni, some cute girl...

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Medaka Box Beach Queens revealed, up for pre-order

Alright, so after that fuzzy, awful scanned image, we now finally have the full retail sample from Wave for the upcoming Medaka and Shiranui Beach Queens figures! And what's more, they're up for pre-order at ¥3,990 suggested retail each...


First glimpse of Medaka Box Beach Queens figures

A few days ago, there was a quick announcement over Twitter about upcoming Beach Queens figures for characters of Medaka Box. I noticed an update on FigSoku about them, and it looks like there's already a pair of prototypes.&...


Wave shows off Beach Queens Noumi Kudryavka

It seems like Little Busters!'s Noumi Kudryavka is very much the girl of the moment, as mere days after it was revealed that Griffon is working on a fully clad version of her, Wave have popped up with a bikini wearing Beach Queens figu...

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A second look at Beach Queens Yuno and Miyako

It's only been a few days since Martin tossed up all the pre-order info for these HidaSketch Beach Queens coming out by Wave in August, but it looks like Moeyo already snapped up some previews! Check out the gallery for a few, select images...


Beach Queens Yuno and Miyako are ready to go

We saw them just a month ago, but now the first figures from Wave's avalanche of Hidamari Sketch Beach Queens are fully coloured and up for pre-order. Appropriately, they're being released in pairs, the first two being lead character Yuno a...


Under the Radar: Pre-order this cute Yukiho Beach Queen

Sometimes something cool or cute pops up and somehow it slips under the news radar. In this case I was browsing various stores' pre-orders and saw Wave's Yukiho from The IdolM@ster staring back at me. Even though reporting that pr...


Incoming blitz of Beach Queens from Hidamari Sketch

Recently at Dengeki's Festival, Wave unleashed a blitzkrieg of new Beach Queens prototypes. Among these were six characters from Hidamari Sketch X Honeycomb. From left to right they are Sae, Nazuna, Yuno, Miyako, Nori and Hiro, wi...


New Tari Tari & Girls and Panzer Beach Queens spotted

If you’re like me and enjoyed watching TariTari and Girls and Panzer last year then you'll be happy to see these prototypes of Beach Queens by Wave. I particularly like the TariTari girls not just because...


Wave's next Beach Queen is Kanako Watanabe

The next Beach Queen up for pre-order from Wave happens to be Kanako Watanabe from Star Driver, dressed in a one-piece suit that is probably a lot more conservative than the outfit she wears as "The President". At 1/10-scale, she fits ...


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