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2:00 PM on 04.22.2014

WonderCon 2014: Kotobukiya's Spring Preview panel, Part 2

Now that you all have had a chance to read over Part One of our coverage of Kotobukiya's Spring Preview 2014 panel, let's move on to the second half. While the first portion jumped between several different fandoms, the majority of this one is all about comics, comics, and more comics. Read on and you'll see what I mean.

Natalie Kipper


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7:00 PM on 04.21.2014

WonderCon 2014: So So Happy and Skelanimals

The brands So So Happy and Skelanimals shared a booth at last weekend's WonderCon. It makes sense, of course, given that both are run by Brad Bailey. On the So So Happy side, there wasn't much new in terms of toys, although t...

Natalie Kipper



WonderCon 2014: Kotobukiya's Spring Preview panel, Part 1 photo
WonderCon 2014: Kotobukiya's Spring Preview panel, Part 1
by Natalie Kipper

For a toy collector, if you only attended one panel at last weekend's WonderCon, it was Kotobukiya's Spring Preview. They had licensing announcements. They had prototypes. They had concept art a plenty. Heck, they even had a very generous raffle! So much awesomeness is impossible to contain within a mere one post and thus this panel's summary has been split into two posts. The anime, Star Wars, and gaming news can be found here and the rest will be in part two. For now, don't worry so much about that. Just read on and take in the excitement.

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8:30 PM on 04.20.2014

WonderCon 2014: House of Darkly

WonderCon's smaller vendors included the always fun plushes of House of Darkly. The WonderKale was an event exclusive (WonderKale at WonderCon, get it?), and while it's not werewolf candy corn, the little cape and goofy smile...

Brian Szabelski

6:00 PM on 04.20.2014

WonderCon 2014: Kotobukiya

Kotobukiya didn't bring much (if anything) new to WonderCon, which is understandable as it's not a tentpole convention in the US. However our determined editor Natalie covered their booth all the same despite being sick as a ...

Tianxiao Ma

3:00 PM on 04.20.2014

Volks Hobby Round 11: The non-Volks stuff!

Volks weren't the only ones showing off their wares. Some of the smaller figure companies used the event to show off their future (and current) releases! Aquamarine are first off the block with a display of their Chaika from ...

Chris Seto

2:00 PM on 04.20.2014

Volks Hobby Round 11: Mecha get some loving too!

Ah Volks, whatever you do, please don't stop making drop dead gorgeous Five Star Stories mecha kits!! A large display was put up at Hobby Round 11 to showcase the new plastic kit of the LED Mirage, one of the most iconic desi...

Chris Seto

1:00 PM on 04.20.2014

Volks Hobby Round 11: Even More Charagumin!!

If you thought that was it for the Charagumin line at Hobby Round 11, then think again! There were still several new announcements, although most were only on display as placeholders and there were quite a few re-releases. In...

Chris Seto

12:00 PM on 04.20.2014

Volks Hobby Round 11: All eggs in the Charagumin basket!

This Saturday saw Volks hold their biannual figure event, Hobby Round! Now in its eleventh incarnation, it certainly has grown compared to its humble beginnings. From what was a small event used to showcase the newest figu...

Chris Seto



Super7 is ready for WonderCon photo
Super7 is ready for WonderCon
by Kristina Pino

WonderCon at Anaheim is just around the corner. It's this weekend (Friday, April 18th - Sunday, April 20th), actually, and Super7 updated their blog with what they're taking to the show. Check them out at Booth #1453 if you're hitting the event, and maybe snag one of their three WonderCon exclusives.

In the gallery below, see a picture of their 9-inch tall Toxic Garbage Dump Fossilla, which will be going for US$95 each. "Cast in four color melted drip vinyl, blood red, putrid purple, shocking blue, and bile yellow, each monstrous monstrosity is a unique, one-of-a-kind cacophony of color!"

The other two exclusives are a Spring Training Pocket Baseball Boy (header, right), which is 3 inches tall and going for US$25 each, and a "Mellow Yellow" translucent colorway of their Pocket Rose Vampire (same price; header, left). Gotta love that sweet, sweet, translucent vinyl.

[via Super7]

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BeeFy & Co.'s WonderCon exclusives have a spiritual side  photo
BeeFy & Co.'s WonderCon exclusives have a spiritual side
by Natalie Kipper

WonderCon-exclusive toys continue to be announced, this time coming from BeeFy & Co.'s artist, Menh Voong. At BeeFy & Co.'s booth #1043, there will be two con-exclusvies. The first is the Jade Bad Bad Buddha - Spirit edition. Each of the the seven inch-tall figures is wrapped in a golden cloth, which is secured in a foam cushion cut to fit the box it is stored in. The box itself is matte black with the BBB logo printed in gold foil on it. The Jade Bad Bad Buddha - Spirit edition is limited to 24 pieces, each costing US$188.

If you are looking for exclusives of the more cuddly variety, the Elipoo plush should certainly fit the bill. The nine inch plush is part of BeeFy & Co.'s Adventures of Ryupoo line. The cutie features a poseable snout and is limited to 100 pieces. Each Elipoo plush costs US$25.

We have also gotten word that everyone who stops by booth #1043 will be treated to a special surprise. What is it? Well, I don't know. That is the "surprise" part, silly. So those attending WonderCon this weekend should be sure to make a stop at BeeFy & Co.'s booth!

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2:00 PM on 04.11.2014

The Disarticulators' keshi army rolls into ToyCon UK

The Disarticulators are no strangers to big toy events, and no strangers to bringing a ton of stuff with them to said events. For ToyCon UK, things aren't any different: Tru:Tek and company have a ton of new stuff to show off...

Brian Szabelski