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C2E2 2015

C2E2 2015: Enterbay

The Chicago Bulls aren't the only ones still making money off the dynasty
Apr 28
Enterbay is a lot like Hot Toys, focusing on realistic 1/6-scale poseable figures. They've done a few movie characters, but at C2E2 focus quite a lot on NBA players. Maybe it's pandering to Chicago's collective 90s nostalgia,... read
Dennis Rodman

Storm Collectibles remembers the glory days of Dennis Rodman

let this figure worm its way onto your shelf
Apr 09
Yes, for some unholy reason, Storm Collectibles wants us all to turn back the clocks to the late '90s with this 1/6 scale figure of Dennis "The Worm" Rodman. The bad boy of Chicago Bulls basketball is fully articulated and co... read
Pop! Football

Funko takes to the gridiron with Pop! Football

Ha ha, no Jets
Aug 07
It's been a while since we've discussed sports figures on Tomo, but it's about to be actual football season. With Funko having incorporated just about every other popular franchise into its line of Pop! figures, it's about ti... read
1/6 Dennis Rodman

Make 1/6 Dennis Rodman an ambassador to your collection

Greatest. Accessories. Ever.
May 13
Say what you will about Dennis Rodman. He's weird to say the least. Even in his current notoriety for being the failed hope for change in North Korea, he'll still be mostly remembered as that guy with the crazy hair from the ... read
C2E2 2014 Enterbay

C2E2 2014: Enterbay

Movie and sports icons on display
Apr 27
Enterbay is known for their realistic 1/6-scale poseable figures, competing with the likes of Hot Toys. At C2E2 they showed off a pair of 1/4-scale movie icons: RoboCop and the T-1000. They also brought a number of basketball icons to the event. Click on to see more info about their display. read
1/6 Derrick Rose

Enterbay fully captures all the emotion of Derrick Rose

New 1/6 figure in their NBA Masterpiece
Dec 23
Derrick Rose isn't a man of much emotion or health for that matter. When he is healthy though, he is one of the best in the NBA that gives Chicago fans reason to hope (read: false) that they'll get past Lebron and actually wi... read

NYCC 2013: Mattel - WWE

Fan favorites and company staples featured heavily at the Mattel booth
Oct 12
The current WWE TV story line might be all about which wrestlers are worthy of being the face of the company, but when you look at Mattel's newest WWE offerings it's pretty clear who the faces really are. The display is prett... read
I have made a terrible mistake
G Gundam is downright silly. Stereotypes manifested themselves into some of the most odd mecha designs of the 90s. Neo America’s Gundam Maxter was a robot football player with pistols and a surfboard shield. I had an id... read feature



Lots of Comic Con exclusives
Jul 27
If you want Comic Con exclusives, BAIT had several to offer at their booth. First up is an 8" Optimus Prime Silver Bullet Holes figure (a collaboration with The Loyal Subjects). Martin Hsu made his mark on their booth as well... read
My dreams have come true
If there is one anime that has been getting a lot of buzz this season, it's KyoAni's new sports themed series Free! - Iwatobi Swim Club. With the immense popularity the show has garnered in just its first four weeks since air... read feature

Just as adorable as the first set
While the second season of Kuroko no Basket is still ways away from its October premiere, Kotobukiya is easing the wait with a second set of its one coin series aptly named 2Q. The first set of minis, (which is due out this m... read feature

Enterbay 1/6 Lebron James

Enterbay celebrates the Heat's win with 1/6 Lebron James

Add a second trophy on there now, Enterbay
Jun 21
It's been less than 24 hours since the Heat's victory and 2nd title for Lebron James, but I'm still going. Enterbay is happy with the news as well as their next release in the 1/6 NBA Real Masterpiece line is none other than ... read

Jordan returns to the court in new figure by Enterbay

Somehow, even mini Jordan shoes are still expensive
May 01
The comeback is nothing new to Michael Jordan. Enterbay did as much with their first release of a 1/6-scale MJ, bringing him back in his first comeback number 45 uni. Jordan is always going to be number 23 and Enterbay brings... read

Make Tsume's Eyeshield 21 HQS your #1 draft pick

Break through LT I mean Sena I mean Eyeshield 21
Apr 24
I love football. I love manga. The unlikely combination of the two, Eyeshield 21, hit my radar hard and I dove in. I even went so far as to create all of the teams in NCAA Football 10. Unfortunately, the series never took off... read

New Prince of Tennis One Coin set is ready to serve

Get ready to be awed by the sight of their prowess!
Jan 19
Kotobukiya is certainly taking a bite out of my wallet these days with their chibi sized One Coin series. Their latest addition to the line of miniature figures just happens be one of my guilty pleasures, Shin Tennis no Ouji-... read

Under the Radar: Kotobukiya's Kuroko no Basket One Coin

This is Japanese lunchtime rush!
Jan 11
Among the many anime series that I watched last year there was one particular show that quickly became my favorite, Kuroko no Basket. I've always been fond of sports related anime, and Kuroko no Basket, quickly rose to the to... read

Olympic merchandise at Disney's United Kingdom Pavilion!

Jul 31
Has anyone else out there had their eyes glued to the television watching the Olympics like yours truly? I swear, I always get so sucked in regardless to if I even care about any of the sports that are taking place. It's just... read

SDCC 2012: CS Moore Studio

Jul 18
CS Moore Studio has developed a reputation as being a producer of highly detailed statues featuring lots of lovely ladies and comic book heroes and villains, but their booth this year featured a few new items we might not exp... read

Toy Fair 2012: McFarlane Toys

Feb 20
The McFarlane Toys booth at Toy Fair had one set of figures in the spotlight: the recently released Walking Dead Series 1 figures. Featuring Rick Grimes, Daryl Dixon, a zombie walker and a zombie biter, the set features what ... read

For those who may not be as into watching figure skating as I happen to be, you may not have heard of Mao Asada. Let's get you up to speed! She's a phenomenal 21 year old figure skater from Japan, who won the silver medal at ... read feature

I didn't grow up with a lot of the same hobbies I have now. I never read comics, wasn't big into movies, and classic NES and Genesis games were just something that occupied time. I threw all of my passion and study into sport... read feature

WWE's Mr. 'Mac-maan' struts his way into your collection as a part of a special promo

Jul 06
Vincent Kennedy McMahon, or "Mr. McMahon" to us common folk, has been sitting high on his wrestling entertainment empire and even made a recent television appearance being the evil business man that he is portrayed to be. Sur... read

Mattel's latest WWE action figures continue to define moments and future Superstars

Jul 01
Just like how there seems to be no end in sight for WWE's television programming, there may be no end to WWE's line of action figures. No matter whose hands it is in, these athletes will continue to fill store shelves. Whethe... read

The greatest NBA Finals moments, now brick by brick

Jun 02
The NBA Finals have already started, with my hometown Miami Heat taking an early 1-0 lead over the Dallas Mavericks. While the rest of the country continues to pour on the hate and eventual anguish over the Heat winning, you ... read

The New Toy's NHL Hockey Guys mix hockey, army men

Apr 27
Ever wondered what it'd be like if hockey was mixed in with army men-style toy of old? No? Too bad, you're finding out anyways via the officially-licensed NHL Hockey Guys! (Hey, some of us around here like hockey ...) Made by... read

Stepping up to the plate, Kotobukiya's ArtFX Randy Bass statue

Apr 20
Spotted on Kotobukiya's blog was this interesting addition to their ArtFX statue line. We've seen them take on Star Wars and all other kinds of franchises and characters, but Japanese baseball heroes of yesteryear? That seems... read

McFarlane brings us College Football series 3 and Tim TeDERP

Apr 20
While there may be no football on Sunday this year, the game was better played on Saturday anyway. College Football is looking to be the only game in town this fall, so McFarlane is getting to work on series 3 of its figures ... read

MINDstyle reveals their NBA Collector Series line

Oct 29
MINDstyle has another post up on their blog, and like our last one, this one's kind of interesting, too. Apparently, they are making a line of licensed NBA vinyl figures. They'll be blind-boxed and come with a basketball acce... read

McFarlane Toys' Sportspicks NBA Series 18 revealed

Oct 19
Yes, McFarlane Toys still make plenty of sports figures. In fact, they're about to release their Sportspicks NBA Series 18 set. The next series features Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Kevin Garnett, Jason Kidd, Dwight Howard, Cha... read

Kotobukiya honors Ayrton Senna with a new statue

Oct 14
Earlier this year, Ayrton Senna was honored by Kotobukiya in a limited-edition, totally awesome statue. But as it turns out, they've got another one on the way for early next year. This one features Senna after his dramatic 1... read

The next series of WWE 2-Packs fail to double team your wallet

Oct 08
The roster of WWE action figures by Mattel continues with the series of 2-pack figures. Three new sets are planned for the seventh volume of this series with some of the more notable stars of the current WWE roster.The first ... read

Mattel captures the defining moments in WWE history

Oct 07
Well, depending on the time it took place, it's WWF or WWE. Mattel continues to expand its wrestling figure franchise with a new series of action figures based on defining moments in the WWE. The Defining Moments series will ... read

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