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Tomopop Staff & Contributing Editors

Managing Editors

Brian Szabelski

Brian Szabelski is Tomopop's Editor-in-Chief, stuck with an ever-growing collection of figures and toys. When he's not posting on Tomopop, he can usually be found working on any number of project...

Kat Brunnegraff returns with Cloud Crystal Cuties

Rio McCarthy
Reviews Editor

Hello there! I'm Tomopop's friendly neighborhood Reviews Editor, Rio! If I'm not here at Tomopop, you can usually find me creating all kinds of artsy fartsy things. I love to sew, and I run my ow...

Tomopop Interview: Furry Feline Creatives

Kristina Pino
Managing Editor/Community Manager

Kristina is a freelance photographer and writer from Miami now moved to Japan. She's a hardcore nerd culture enthusiast, Disney fan, sunflower admirer, and book slinger. Tweet her @geekerydo. F...

Tomopop Review: ThreeZero's Tyrion Lannister

Niero Gonzalez

Hi! My name is Yanier but everybody calls me Niero. I'm your humble webmaster at Tomopop. If this site isn't working or if something sucks, its completely my fault so you now know who to bit...

Did you know you can add photos and stuff to your sidebar?

James Sanders

Associate Editors & Contributors

Andres Cerrato
Associate Editor

Play Arts Kai Boba Fett and Stormtrooper, what could go wrong?

Chang Su
Associate Editor

Tomopop Review: Max Factory's Megurine Luka (Tony ver.)

Chris Seto
Associate Editor

Chris is one of the many tomopop writers. While often hibernating (even in the summer), this creature will often arise from his slumber to cover some of the more niche parts of the japanese figur...

The next Transformers Masterpiece breaks cover on this months Magazine scans!


Check out this feed for guest posts written by rad people in the toy community for Tomopop. Want to contribute? Shoot an email over to guest_writers [at] tomopop [dot] com to get in touch with ...

Tips for curating an excellent art toy collection without going broke

Hiroko Yamamura

The Network Roundup: It's time to dance

Jeremy Emerje Crocker
Associate Editor

Jeremy Crocker here, probably better known around the net as Emerje, I'm an associate editor here at Tomopop. I've been an avid figure collector my entire life. There's no time when I can remembe...

We finally get a blue Bluestreak, so of course he's a hard to get exclusive

Jon Wills
Associate Editor

Hi Tomopeeps! I've been collecting figurines for about three years now! I would not have begun collecting if I had not stumbled upon Tomopop a few years back. An editor had reviewed a figurine ...

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: GSC's Nendo Miss Monochrome

Keith Polott
Associate Editor

Lynnette Cantos

Lynnette is a writer, editor, and all-around geek. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, she now resides in South Florida with her husband, cat, and a growing toy collection—ranging from Disney Vinylma...

Wonder Festival 2015 Winter: MegaHouse Tsukino Usagi schoolgirl uniform

Martin Siggers

Martin is a cynical Brit who enjoys deep, thoughtful, surrealist anime and children's TV shows where men in rubber and spandex pose in front of explosions. Rarely at the same time though. He live...

Bishoujo Sakura uppercuts her way into this preview

Natalie Kipper
Associate Editor/Plush Guru

Living in "The Room of a Thousand Eyes," Natalie Kipper is a plush enthusiast who steadfastly refuses to grow up. As a Tomopop Associate Editor, she focuses on plushes of all kinds as well as Dis...

Tomopop Review: inki-drop's Tentatrio plushes


Lifelong toy enthusiast, to the embarrassment of all around him. Still plays with the figures, so get up on that train.

Anime Japan 2015: Bandai

Rachael Chambers

I'm a twenty something artist living in the Pacific Northwest. I'm passionate about adventure, minimalism, and making the perfect cup of tea. You can usually find me drawing pretty girls or busti...

Frozen Tsum Tsums will melt your heart

Associate Editor

What is a Scarecroodle? ~It's a catchier and more memorable name than Scarecrow, which is generally taken anyway. Scarecrow, being a fear-related villain with a catchy costume, is probably one ...

Awesome Armarauders Bellerophon custom at NJCC

Soul Tsukino

Soul Tsukino lives in the state of Maine. When not enveloping himself in a new fiction story he also comments on happenings in the animation and Otaku fan scene. A creative writer since he was yo...

L.A. based Hello Kitty exhibit extends its run another month

Tianxiao Ma
Associate Editor

Is suspicious of kittens and robots. Vehemently dislikes angle quotes. Will never forgive the Cylons. Was the real-life inspiration for the movie .

Kotobukiya's Ikazuchi won't torpedo your bank account

Vanessa Cubillo

Writer for Tomopop and The GROUND Magazine. When I'm not writing I'm falling into big heaps of yarn that I knit and crochet. Other hobbies include massive TV consumption, yoga, and video gaming.

Kidrobot's Adventure Time line is coming this summer

Yami Casas
Associate Editor

RabuRabu: Boys Love Tiger & Bunny One Piece Gundam Seed ~ Destiny Macross Frontier Gintama Naruto Twitter: MFC:

Participate in a Rhyme battle with DMMd's Ren

Engineering Team