See Banpresto's latest figures from the 31st Prize Fair

Just when you thought all of the figure shows were over for February another one sneaks in with a bunch of new things to see. Dengeki Hobby has posted their coverage of the Japan Amusement Expo 2013 31st Prize Expo showing off the late...


Tomopop Review: Anohana Menma 1/8th Scale Figure

Anohana was one of the most memorable shows last anime summer, but in anime time that was such a long time ago. Lots of good shows have come and gone since then, but few of them have had a theme like Anohana's. It's not much of a spoiler, b...


Miyazawa Model Exhibition: Ques Q and others

For the sake of everybody's sanity we're grouping some of these smaller displays together. Ques Q's display included their 1/8-scale Menma, Nanoha Takamachi in a swimsuit, Taiga Aisaka in bunny outfit, and the Hajime Ueda-style Bakemonogata...


Take a peek into Menma's clubhouse with this new gallery

I love Anohana -- that show opened a water faucet out of my face. But back when I was watching it, I didn't think it'd be a very figure-friendly show, as it was neither action-oriented nor very parndering. I was glad to have been proven wro...


Reserve or Regret? Import round up for April 17, 2012

Another day, another introduction here for Reserve or Regret. Though I have nothing today. But that's just my intro. I do have figures to tell you about that are up for pre-order. Square Enix continues to focus on titles from the west with ...


Reserve or Regret? Import round up for March 29, 2012

Lots of stuff so let's get on with what you may be reserving today because you may have to be figuring out how to juggle your living costs here in a minute so you don't regret passing any of this up. I'm going to start off with the one that...


Reserve or Regret? Import round up for March 19, 2012

After yesterday's disappointment, maybe your wallet will be much happier with today's selection from Reserve or Regret. You, however, might have different feelings after missing that money you don't have. Today brings trading figures and st...


Be a good friend of AnoHana's Menma whenever and forever

Proovy has proven that they know cuteness with their Chara Many series for Aoi and Mahiru from WORKING!!. So it comes as now surprise that they would go for that little lady of cuteness from Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shi...


2012 Winter Hobby Maker Expo: Penguin Parade

Penguin Parade's 2012 Winter Hobby Maker Expo booth was the place to be if you like to sit. Yes, there was a figure of Sonico, but the spotlight was on their Petanko series of figures! At Hobby Maker Expo, Penguin Parade brought pint-s...


Hobby Maker Expo: Good Smile, Max Factory, Phat! Company

Always on the tail of Wonder Festival is the Hobby Maker Exhibition, another even where manufacturers gather to show off their upcoming goods to potential buyers. For us, it's another opportunity to gaze and drool at what's coming down the ...


AnoHana's Menma by Sen-ti-nel brings the same cuteness

With Sen-ti-nel mostly pushing their poseable RIO:bone, especially at Wonder Festival 2012 [Winter], I forget that they dabble in static figures. As is the case with the latest pre-order of the popular little lady from Ano Hi Mita Hana no N...


Wonder Festival 2012 Winter: Good Smile/Max Factory

Have you been waiting for Good Smile Company and Max Factory's wares to appear on Tomopop? Well, sorry to have kept you waiting so long, but here they are! And let's jump right into it: we have the Pixiv-winning Cheerful Miku, in 1/8 scale,...


Kotobukiya's Naruko and her giant belt open for pre-order

As seen in the latest batch of scans (and in prototypes before), Kotobukiya's Naruko from AnoHana isn't too bad of a 1/8-scale figure, even if that giant belt around her abdomen makes me question her fashion sense. But now, she's open for p...


Kotobukiya's Naruko from AnoHana looks pretty with color

The problem with a lot of characters who go to school in anime is that when there is a figure of said character, they are either going to be in a school uniform or a swimsuit. So it's always nice to see a figure release sporting casual wear...


Penguin Parade show off six Pettanko figures

This month's scan goodies included images of three pairs of Pettanko figures by Penguin Parade, all shown as prototype sculpts. Most of them are from Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa mada Shiranai. That's....a mouthful. I'll admit ...


The lovely Naruko from AnoHana is also going to the beach

Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae wo Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai seems like it's only been about the little lady Menma but manufacturers are slowly starting to expand beyond her. Wave Corporation is one of those companies by adding the other ladies ...


Anohana's Tsuruko brings beauty and smarts to the beach

With the way we've seen figures for Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai, you'd think the only character from the title is the adorable Menma. But there are other characters which Kotobukiya has recently shown us. Wave Cor...


Kotobukiya brings AnoHana's Menma a friend, Naruko Anjou

With Kotobukiya's Menma from Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai now available for pre-order, the company is ready to move on to another character from the title. A character that has been subject to a many of questionabl...


Pre-order more AnoHana cuteness with Kotobukiya's Menma

There's one thing I'm learning about Menma from Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Bokutachi wa Mada Shiranai; no matter the manufacturer, you can expect that figure to exude magical waves of happiness. We just saw ALTER reveal a 1/8 scale figure ...


Megahobby EXPO: Alter announces Menma from AnoHana

Truthfully, this announcement was broken a day early from this months Magazine scans but there was a banner at the Megahobby Expo in case you missed it! Alter will be releasing a figure of Menma from AnoHana (I'll be damned before I write t...


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