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Tomopop LinkUP: Ready. Set. LEGO!

Watch your step
Mar 13
LEGO toys are one of those things that I think most boys and probably a lot of girls can associate with. Raise your hand if you've ever tried to dig a LEGO brick out of your mom's vacuum or know the pain of stepping on a bloc... read
That's one sweet bike!
Emily just posted a preview gallery to Alter's Suzuha, but I wanted to go a bit more in-depth. You see, Alter's primary intent with their photos was not just to show off their figure but really to show some nice closeups as to how Suzuha should be poised on her bike for long term display. Hit the jump or check out the gallery to see more of how to assemble Alter's Suzuha Amane. Via Alter's blog read feature

Take this Suzuha Amane gallery for a spin

Alter - 1/8 Scale
Nov 08
Alter's Suzuha of Steins;Gate fame has certainly had a rocky start. First announced over a year ago and getting subjected to the usual Alter delays, she only recently saw the Light of Day and, as you can imagine, quickly disa... read
Yup, gotta love the maids!
It's been a long wait since Pre-orders first opened up for Good Smile Comapny's Faris NyanNyan. Of course she has been in the news before. Mikatan's originaly previewed and teased her along with GSC's Kristina Nendoroid.... read feature

Oh Alter, you should just add a question mark to all your release dates.
I knew things seemed a bit too quiet in Alter-land. After all, Alter wouldn't be Alter without a delay or two on a monthly basis, right? Right. They recently updated their September shipment schedule, and as you can probably ... read feature

Alpaca Man

Beware the power of Steins;Gate's Alpaca Man

Resin kits get a re-release
Aug 07
In today's installment of "Wait, they actually made this into a resin kit?", we have a re-release from resin kit maker World Scope, featuring Alpaca Man and his boss, Alpaca Commander. The duo hail from Steins;Gate: Line... read

Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Max Factory's figmas

I love that Amy figma!
Jul 29
Max Factory had a nice showing of figma at Wonfes this year. They had a beautiful flying figma of Amy from Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet that I want to pre-order right now. Additionally figmas of Kristina and Ok... read
WonFes: Plum

Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Plum

Yoshino goes to the beach and Suwahime grows up
Jul 28
There are a lot of things at Plum's WonFes booth to look at. Sure, you can scope out the figures of Alisa and Daiba from God Eater: Burst, or their Date-A-Live Yoshino, 1/7-scale Maid Saber, or Okabe Rintarou from S... read
Good Smile Company - 1/8 Scale
Heathen that I am, I've still yet to see for myself just what all the hype is surrounding the infamous Steins;Gate game and series. That still goes for being confused as to just what people find so appealing about heroine Kur... read feature

Tutturu! Okarin is up for pre-order

Plus brown-coat Kurisu is back again
Jul 09
It's been a busy couple days for Okabe Rintarou (aka Okarin; aka Hououin Kyouma). On Monday his figma got his first full color gallery over at the official figma blog, followed by pre-orders launching from today. Plus, i... read
Going in heavy on The iDOLM@STER
It seems like no time at all since Winter Wonder Festival, but summer is upon us and with that comes a new WonFes and a shiny new batch of exclusives. Earlier today GSC opened their official event website and unveiled the stu... read feature

Open the gate to pre-ordering figma Makise Kurisu

Max Factory - figma
Jun 19
Despite the strangely immense popularity, I'll freely admit I never quite understood the internet's obsession with Steins;Gate's Makise Kurisu. While I have my own misgivings, I'm sure fans will be jumping to grab her upcomin... read
Pre-order Koto's Kristina

Pre-order Kotobukiya's re-released Makise Kurisu

Finally she is re-released.
Jun 07
Kotobukiya has announced that they are re-releasing their 1/8th scale figurine of Makise Kurisu AKA "Kristina" from 2011's hit sci-fi series Steins Gate. I never got into Steins Gate until a full year after it was released, s... read
Pre-order Nendoroid Faris

Pre-order Nendoroid Faris Nyannyan and Kristina

No, not Kristina Pino.
Jun 04
Yesterday we previewed Good Smile Company's Nendoroid Faris Nyannyan, and learned that Kurisu Makise's Nendoroid was going to be re-released. Pre-orders are now available for both of these Nendoroids, and whether your prefere... read
It's been a month since Jeremy was talking about this figure's announcement, and now we finally have a better look at this new figma's prototype. Makise also comes with a release date, expected to hit shelves in October of th... read feature

The dreaded 'D' pays ALTER a visit

Delays ahoy!
May 21
I'm sure this will not come as a surprise, but ALTER recently updated their page with news of some of the upcoming figures which were delayed to June (or tentatively "after" June). Here's a complete list of all the items we'l... read

You demanded it: figma Hououin Kyouma is coming!

Or Okabe Rintarou if you will. Plus Nendoroids for Devil Survivor 2's Kuze Hibiki and a pair of Tetsudou Musume girls.
Apr 27
Hot on the heals of Friday's announcement that Steins;Gate's Makise Kurisu was getting the figma treatment for a second time, Max Factory has revealed at Good Smile Company's special event that none other than genius mad... read

Pair of new Steins;Gate figures coming in the future

Nendoroid Faris Nyannyan and figma Makise Kurisu (white coat ver.) appear on twitter.
Apr 26
Want to talk about time travel? Here are two Steins;Gate figures appearing like an echo from the past! Nendoroid Faris Nyannyan may give hope to a lot of announced, yet unreleased, figures from under the Good Smile Company ba... read
A lovely trio
Penguin Parade has recently updated their Petanko listings to include three new figures: Persona 4: The Animation's Yu Narukami and Rise, and Steins;Gate's Kurisu Makise. Of course, the curious thing about this is Yu - I beli... read feature

Okabe Rintaro pre-order is ready for the future

Plum's latest figure of the mad scientist arrives in March.
Dec 06
I just want to put this out there: Someone needs to make a talking Okabe Rintaro figure. He's got to be the most quotable anime character in recent history. Just think about the things he could say! "El Psy Congroo" "Kristii... read

Volks Hobby Round 8: Plum teases two figures

Steins; Gate and Koi Kishi Purely Kiss getting new releases
Oct 28
Over in the Land of the Rising Sun, Volks Hobby Round 8 is taking place. Plum was in attendance and teased two new figures: Okabe Rintaro of Steins; Gate and Koi Kishi Purely Kiss' Fujimori Yu. We see a poster depicting a pic... read

Taito brings an assortment of items to Dengeki Festival

Plush, trading figures, keychains, and Taito Kuji. ...TAITO KUJI!?
Oct 20
Prize figure companies are making their mark at the Dengeki 20th Anniversary Festival, one of them being Taito. The company didn't have much to show but did have various products on display including plush, trading figures, k... read

Plum teases Rintarou Okabe from Steins;Gate

Oct 09
Are you a Steins;Gate fan or otherwise like scientists from oddly-punctuated anime? If so, you'll be pleased to know that Plum has teased a Rintarou Okabe figure. The proof is in the photo of a gray plastic hand. That's all I... read

Alter's blog has updated with a new preview, and it's of Steins:Gate's Amane Suzuha on a bike. She's a 1/8-scale figure with some rather long legs on her, resting on her bike with a drink in her hands. There's some nice sculp... read feature

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