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6:00 AM on 03.08.2014

The slash heard round the world! Mega Man Zero comes to the S.H. Figuarts line

Remember Capcom's little April Fool's stunt last year where one of the four characters shown was going to be made into a D-Arts figure? You know, the teaser which involved the Mega Man Zero-series Zero, classic-series Roll, a...

Scarecroodle


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2:00 PM on 02.18.2014

Toy Fair 2014: Kidrobot

Kidrobot's blog has posted, in two parts, a quick tour of their Toy Fair wares for 2014. Some of their Toy Fair surprises were spoiled a little early (namely, the Mega Man and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles lines), but even tho...

Brian Szabelski



Tomopop Review: Bandai's D-Arts Black Zero photo
Tomopop Review: Bandai's D-Arts Black Zero
by Scarecroodle

The Mega Man franchise is all about upgrades (often in the form of new abilities taken from defeated opponents) and, when Mega Man X swung around, Mega Man (now called X) got a few fancy new armors ... two of which were made into figures by Bandai. However, X wasn't the only one to see an upgrade in the games as his co-star, Zero, also had an alternate armor and now, thanks to Bandai and Bluefin Tamashii Nations, there's a corresponding figure.

"Black Zero" is a name given to an often irreversible armor upgrade with varying effects throughout the games although (among other things) it usually powered up Zero's attacks. However, like the X4 version, Bandai's D-Arts Black Zero is primarily a cosmetic change as it seems to mostly be a redeco of the D-Arts Zero (Type 2). However, that in no way diminishes how cool the character looks in black.

Full review after the jump.

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9:04 PM on 01.28.2014

Kidrobot will be releasing a Mega Man figure line

Kidrobot sure has been busy! It’s only January and already we know that they’re working on a TMNT line, and now we’re seeing that they will be releasing a Mega Man line. A few hours ago they’ve releas...

Vanessa Cubillo

12:00 AM on 01.16.2014

First 4 Figures' Proto Man is a cure for the Blues

First 4 Figures has unveiled some concept art for an upcoming Proto Man statue. Fans will recall that Proto Man is Mega Man's older brother Rex who mysteriously vanished after a car crash who was placed in storage after a pot...

Scarecroodle

8:00 PM on 01.12.2014

First 4 Figures teases Mega Man figure

First 4 Figures tweeted out a teaser photo this morning, which happens to be of Mega Man. Tagged with the line "Guess who is coming?", it's safe to say there's a statue of Mega Man on the way with him in mid-stride, and that ...

Brian Szabelski

8:00 AM on 09.22.2013

Figuarts Zero Sigma will be available at NYCC

Bluefin Tamashii Nations USA has announced that they'll have Bandai's Figuarts Zero Sigma on sale at NYCC next month. The announcement comes paired with a packaging photo that shows how much larger the box is compared to D-Ar...

Scarecroodle

10:00 AM on 08.15.2013

Mega Man gets pixelated with Nanoblock pre-order

Kawada's Nanoblock Mega Man (Rockman) and Cut Man sets are currently available for pre-order. The Mega Man set is listed as including the necessary pieces to build Mega Man in either a standing pose or a buster cannon pose. T...

Scarecroodle



SDCC 2013: Tamashii Nations photo
SDCC 2013: Tamashii Nations
by Brian Szabelski

So we've seen Sailor Senshi and superheroes, xenomorphs and other morphers. But the Tamashii Nations booth was home to more than just some new reveals; plenty of figures coming in the next 6 months were all on display, from the Pink and Red Rangers (both original and armored versions), to a fantastic Figuarts Zero Trunks. 

Don't even start on the gigantic Sigma, or one of my surprise favorites, the black version of Zero. The One Piece Figuarts Zero releases are looking quite amazing as well, specifically Zoro's mid-attack lunge that you see in the header. 

Check out the gallery to see some of what you can expect over the coming months, and let us know in the comments which of these figures you're most looking forward to!

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2:00 AM on 07.21.2013

SDCC 2013: Capcom

Capcom had a small booth at SDCC this year. However the few items shown did not disappoint as they were made to celebrate 25 years of Mega Man and Street Fighter respectively. First up, it's hard not to notice the cool blue f...

Jon Wills

3:00 AM on 07.20.2013

SDCC 2013: PrototypeZ Studio

Tucked away in a corner of the San Diego Comic Con show floor was a lonely little display case that played host to some incredible sculpts. These Street Fighter statues are the work of PrototypeZ Studio and legendary sculptor...

Brian Szabelski



3:00 PM on 07.04.2013

Once D-Arts Zero goes black, he can never go back

Bluefin Tamashii Nations has posted an image for the upcoming D-Arts Black Zero, which is slated to release as a Tamashii web exclusive in November 2013 (Japan) and will receive a U.S. release in December 2013. Black Zero (an...

Scarecroodle