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2:00 PM on 07.29.2014

SDCC 2014: Yes Anime

If you saw our Yes Anime coverage from Anime Expo, a lot of what was at their booth might look the same. The licensed Trexis are close to release (around September), with a few minor changes to be made to some (for example, t...

Brian Szabelski


Updated! Panel details revealed:

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reflection: Past, Present, Future of RPGs

The father of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, has announced his PAX Prime 2014 panel where he will discuss his history developing role-playing games, along with revealing more about his new RPG, Terra Battle. Find out more info at PAX Prime website.




8:30 PM on 07.06.2014

Anime Expo 2014: Yes Anime

Yes Anime's Anime Expo booth was home to a few new prototypes including ... 12-inch Tiger and Bunny plushes based on the popular characters as alpacas? Yes: the plushes are designed to look like alpaca-fied versions...

Brian Szabelski



Tomopop LinkUP: Anime you have a happy new year! photo
Tomopop LinkUP: Anime you have a happy new year!
by Jeremy Emerje Crocker

Hello and welcome to the first Tomopop LinkUP of the new year! We're only two days into 2014 and there's already a lot to look forward to in the coming year. Hard to believe, but over at My Figure Collection they've already got over 1,700 figures, models, and similar items listed for this year. That's just insanity! And when the winter events like Wonder Festival start up we're really going to see that number jump. Goes without saying that there'll be no shortage of great things to come.

This week we've got a lot of anime and game figure news to go over along with one good Doctor and a Clone Trooper on a journey!

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6:00 PM on 10.03.2013

Toynami ends Naruto & Bleach lines, brings back Voltron

Toynami has announced that it will stop making Naruto and Bleach collectibles, following what it deems a "long and mutually beneficial relationship". The company, which recently reclaimed the Voltron license (last held by Mat...

Scarecroodle

8:00 AM on 08.16.2013

HobbyLink Japan is having a figure sale, up to 95% off!

There are sales and there are bargains. Often items posted on sale are not always marked at a low price but rather at their regular low price. Still within any sale there are always some alluring bargains to be found.  H...

Jon Wills

8:00 AM on 07.14.2012

SDCC 2012: Toynami

Our SDCC 2012 coverage continues with the company that showcased one of the most fluffiest and cuddliest displays, Toynami! The most prominent reveal was their Street Fighter Hello Kitty plushes, in which we'll be getting the...

Philip Lee

8:00 PM on 03.05.2012

Banpaku Event Coverage: Pikachu! Colors and many more!

Earlier as part of our continuing coverage of Banpaku we looked at several shounen series figurines as well as Tiger and Bunny figurines. Now we are going to get a sneak peek of figurines from other series which include, but ...

Jon Wills



Under the Radar: Tsume-Art's Kenpachi statue photo
Under the Radar: Tsume-Art's Kenpachi statue
by Brian Szabelski

Tsume-Art has just sent us a news update on the Zaraki Kenpachi high-quality statue ... which gives us the perfect opportunity to talk about him for the first time! The 42-cm-tall resin Kenpachi, limited to 300 pieces, looks amazing wieldng his zanpakuto. Like the Byakuya figure, this one's a bit expensive, too, and will likely be retailing for €339 after taxes. 

Unfortunately, it's already sold out on the Tsume-Art online shop and has been for a while, but the news update we were sent was to let us know it should be available at retailers who pre-ordered Kenpachi. We'll keep an eye out for shops that might have him in stock, but if you know of any, please feel free to let us know!

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Tomopop Review: Bandai's Figuarts Zero Sousuke Aizen photo
Tomopop Review: Bandai's Figuarts Zero Sousuke Aizen
by Brian Szabelski

For a series as long-running as Bleach has been, I've always been surprised there haven't been a ton more figures. That's especially the case when talking about the series' first antagonist, Sousuke Aizen. The Soul Reaper-turned-traitor is a favorite character of mine from the series, yet trying to hunt down a figure of him has left me disappointed.

At least that was the case until Bandai dropped a Figuarts Zero Aizen in my lap, going after his form once he emerges fused with his hogyoku. Is Aizen worth it, or should I have hoped to wait longer for something better? Hit the jump to check him out!

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9:00 AM on 02.20.2012

Toy Fair 2012: Toynami

Toynami's Toy Fair booth happened to be all the way up on the fourth floor of the Javits Convention Center, but there was quite a bit on display! Naruto Shippuden, Bleach and Robotech/Macross figures were on display...

Brian Szabelski

3:00 PM on 02.01.2012

Figuarts Zero Matsumoto Rangiku has nice ... detail

Byakuya Kuchiki isn't the only Soul Reaper appearing on Tomopop today. That's because Bandai's let loose the pre-order hounds on their new Figuarts Zero Matsumoto Rangiku figure this morning, featuring the 10th Division's lie...

Brian Szabelski



8:00 AM on 02.01.2012

Tsume-Art's Byakuya statue open for pre-order

Luxembourg-based Tsume-Art is proving that Europe can turn out some darn fine figures and statues as well. As evidence, I bring forth their newest High Quality Statue pre-order, Bleach's Byakuya Kuchiki. Standing 34 cm (13 in...

Brian Szabelski