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1:00 PM on 05.23.2014

More magazine scans mean more figma prototypes

Another month of magazine scans means another month of figmas, including some prototypes. One of the two that showed up was  figma Ganaha Hibiki, in almost the same pose we've seen her in during some of the events e...

Brian Szabelski


7:00 PM on 04.08.2014

Volks sneaks in one more Idolm@ster announcement

Volks just can't keep away from the Idolm@ster right now. Along with the news and first showings of Rin and Ranko, the Volks Dollfie Dream Twitter page has also posted up a teaser for their next release and they're going back...

Chris Seto

10:00 AM on 04.06.2014

Volks Revisits the Idolm@ster for their next Dollfie Dream Releases

[EDIT - Dollfie world was kind enough to post up some scans of Volks News and they do indeed have prices for the ladies. Shibuya Rin can be yours for ¥58,000 while Kanzaki Ranko will set you back an eye watering ¥62,0...

Chris Seto

2:00 AM on 03.13.2014

Kahotan previews Mika Jougasaki: Charisma Girl Ver.

Oh, Mika, I wag my finger at thee! Kahotan recently uploaded a preview for Phat Company's Mika Jougasaki: Charisma Girl Ver. (currently available for pre-order). I have to confess that I'm a little worried about Mika's career...

Scarecroodle

11:30 PM on 02.24.2014

Mika Jougasaki demonstrates some crazy-eyed charisma

Mika Jougasaki is one of the Jougasaki sisters (what, you haven't heard of them?) from Idolmaster: Cinderella Girls. I don't know what her personality is like, but I do love that grin and wild-eyed stare. You could say that I...

Tianxiao Ma

1:20 AM on 01.31.2014

[Updated] IDOLM@STER goth lolita Ranko gets a figma

[Update: New pictures added to the gallery and pre-orders are now open!] Thanks to a combination of magazine images and Tweets from @2Tohei we're getting our first look at figma Kanzaki Ranko! Ranko is one of the many gi...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

6:00 AM on 01.20.2014

Good Smile announces first delays of 2014

Good Smile Company has just announced their releases and their delays for January and it's a pretty regular month. Which is to say, there's a fair few delays, some of them disappointingly high profile. Probably the most notab...

Martin Siggers



Idol M@ster's Yukiho Hagiwara is the next Cu-Poche figure photo
Idol M@ster's Yukiho Hagiwara is the next Cu-Poche figure
by Natalie Kipper

Yesterday, Kotobukiya announced the next figure coming to their lovable Cu-Poche figure line, Idol M@ster's Yukiho Hagiwara. The aspiring pop singer will be shrunk down to chibi proportions, standing at a mere 4 and a half inches tall. Like other figures in the toy line, Yukiho will have 14 points of articulation, allowing for all manner of fun poses. That's not even mentioning her accessories. She will come packaged with a hard hat, shovel, cup of tea, drill, and microphone plus several different facial expressions.

Judging by the photos, the detail in the figure is looking lovely. Yukiho's outfit is colorful and manages to appear lacy at the bottom of the skirt. I also noticed that her hard hat has a wrap-around design on it. Nice touch! Fans of Idol M@ster will surely want to get there hands on this one when she ships in June 2014 (pricing is currently unknown).

[images via Kotobukiya's Facebook and blog]

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10:00 AM on 11.25.2013

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 a...

Jon Wills

9:00 PM on 10.24.2013

figma Chihaya Kisaragi pre-orders take the stage

Prepare yourself, there's an figma IDOLM@STER flood coming. The first of many members of the original idols will be coming soon in figma form. And I'm not kidding when I say a flood; we're talking about some 16 girls for Max ...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

8:00 PM on 09.25.2013

Two more iDOLM@STER figures come to the Brilliant Stage

Another month and another batch of scans from Hobby Japan. This time around Megahouse has a pair of ladies from iDOLM@STER for us and they aren't even from the same game. First up is franchise newcomer Umi Kousaka from IDOLM@...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker





Preview and Pre-order GSC's Cinderella Girl Uzuki photo
Preview and Pre-order GSC's Cinderella Girl Uzuki
by Jon Wills

Some of you may have heard of Idol M@ster's social game Cinderella girls, however seeing how it is a Japanese only social game I doubt many of us have had much experience with it. Still we have seen a few of their designs such as GSC's fantastic looking Rin Shibuya. Next up in the line is this beautiful Uzuki Shimamura.

Her design is pretty in pink and kind of tacky with it's mix of plaid and non plaid. Still I have to say this is the sort of cheerleader whom I would like cheering me on. I like all the ruffles and ribbons and flowers in her hair and blouse. I could go on and on about how pretty she is actually but check out those cool buttons on her blouse, all three are different colors which is a nice touch.

 Okay honestly she is sort of gorgeous and I will totally be looking at my available funds for when she is released in late April of next year. Uzuki is also expected to ship out at an affordable price of ¥8800. I could use more red and pink in my collection, how about you all? 

Gallery courtesy of Kahotan's blog. Click through to read the whole story.

[ Pre-order at AmiAmi | CD Japan ]

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