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1:15 AM on 10.10.2014

NYCC 2014: Kotobukiya drops some bombs at their panel

Andres is on the ground at NYCC (having the time of his life, I'm sure) and was able to get a part of the sweet action at Kotobukiya's panel. Usually at US events, Kotobukiya's emphasis is more on properties that western coll...

Tianxiao Ma


Mistwalker Announces Upcoming Terra Battle Concert

Terra Battle concert planning is now underway as the popular mobile-RPG surpasses 1 million downloads in less than a month. For more information on upcoming milestones and recently unlocked milestones, please visit Terra Battle's Download Starter.

1:00 PM on 06.17.2014

Custom Delights: Fuller's Garrus Foomi

Fuller has just finished up a new custom Foomi that happens to be of everyone's favorite alien sniper from the Mass Effect series, good ol' Garrus. Using the spike-haired Foomi as the base was a wise decision, as it already s...

Brian Szabelski

1:30 AM on 10.12.2013

NYCC 2013: Dark Horse

Dark Horse's NYCC booth was quite similar to their SDCC 2013 display. You can see the large Retro Girl figure, as well as the set of the cast of Powers. The hottest property is Game of Thrones. There are miscellaneous knick-k...

Tianxiao Ma

3:00 PM on 10.02.2013

Hit up a mass relay with SR1 Normandy

Back at SDCC at, we got a peek at Dark Horse's first iteration of Mass Effect's Normandy in both its original colors and in snazzy antique silver. Several months later, both versions are now available for purchase. The normal...

Pedro Cortes

11:30 PM on 07.25.2013

SDCC 2013: Project Triforce

Project Triforce hasn't been on my radar, but their SDCC offerings were impressive. As you can see, they make figures and replicas of popular video game properties. The big news from their booth is the Hawken mech. It's still...

Tianxiao Ma

1:00 AM on 07.21.2013

SDCC 2013: Dark Horse

Dark Horse's booth at SDCC had a nice selection of comic, TV, and video game figures. There were even some surprises. Beginning with Mass Effect, Dark Horse had a large-scale Alliance Normandy SR-2 by Gentle Giant that will ...

Vanessa Cubillo

10:00 AM on 06.11.2013

Huge LEGO Normandy from Mass Effect is pretty amazing

Given its swoopy, curved design, recreating the Normandy SR2 from Mass Effect was always going to be a tricky task. But what if you also wanted to make it is a big as a coffee table? Believe it or not, that's exactly what LEG...

Martin Siggers

Tomopop Review: Kotobukiya's Mass Effect Bishoujo Shepard photo
Tomopop Review: Kotobukiya's Mass Effect Bishoujo Shepard
by Tianxiao Ma

Kotobukiya's Bishoujo line has touched many licensed properties, but I can honestly say I didn't expect a Mass Effect Bishoujo. I wasn't sure what to make of the Mass Effect Bishoujo Shepard, as she looked quite a bit more conservative (and boring, I felt at the time) than the other Bishoujo figures. Now the release date is almost upon us, and she's sitting on my table.

This figure surprised me in a few ways. It's nice because sometimes, you think you can discern everything about a figure from its promo shots. After all, PVC statues don't move or change. With Shepard (first name Jane), there are a few intricacies to the design that don't really show up in the promo shots. Read on for a better idea of just what you'd be getting.

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8:00 AM on 03.05.2013

Check out these plushes from Justin's Otaku Emporium

Justin's Otaku Emporium is a simple Etsy store filled with buttons and other anime convention-ready accessories, but there's one little thing which was brought to our attention you might like. You see, Justin's also got himse...

Brian Szabelski

9:00 AM on 02.13.2013

Toy Fair 2013: Dark Horse

Dark Horse's Toy Fair booth had more than just the Hellboy Qqs on display (more on them in a moment). For fans of Domo, there's a ton of new merchandise to look forward to, including some samurai Domo gear, more blind-boxed f...

Brian Szabelski

6:30 PM on 02.07.2013

Bishoujo Shepard pushed out to April

Kotobukiya updated their Facebook page to say that Bishoujo Shepard will be coming in April instead of March as previously reported. It's not a significant delay but I was kind of looking forward to seeing her out in the wild...

Tianxiao Ma

1:15 PM on 01.03.2013

Get the FemShep Bishoujo limited version from BioWare

It's been kind of quiet around these parts lately, but here's something to break that up. As you are all aware, Kotobukiya is quite good at making these Bishoujo figures and their upcoming one happens to be Female Shepard fro...

Andres Cerrato