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Go for a summer dip with Kuroneko


Chara-Ani 1/8 Scale
Apr 26
It's no secret that I like girls, and I like swimsuits, but even I get tired of producers churning out the same old, same old. That includes the school swimsuit look. I'm even of the mind that one pieces are seriously underra... read
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Whipping up a storm
The continuing lack of figures from Yotsuba&! is a crime that Chara-Ani only partially managed to remedy a few months ago when they put up their rather lovely version of Fuuka Ayase. Now though they've gone and annou... read feature

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This Ikkitousen harem does Pandora System right


Chara-Ani - 1/10 Scale
Nov 30
Recently we've been treated to another creepy usage of the poseable Pandora System, in the form of Ro-Kyu-Bu's Hinata. Chara-Ani appears to have come to their senses though, preparing to let loose a blind boxed set of charact... read
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Go casual fridays with this Ruiko pre-order


Chara-Ani 1/8 Scale
Nov 30
A pretty girl in little more than a button-down top is one of life's simple pleasures, and that's just what we're getting from Chara-Ani. Blasphemy it may be, I've never been a huge Index fan despite having partaken of a fair... read
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This Hinata pre-order is a slam dunk for creepers


Chara-Ani 1/10 Scale
Nov 28
The latest in Chara-Ani's switchable Pandora System figures is here, with loliriffic sports anime Ro-Kyu-Bu's Hinata Hakamada shown off. Given that I'm not a total lolicon I've not partaken in so much as a trailer for this ra... read
Chara-Ani Fuuka photo
Chara-Ani Fuuka

Chara-Ani surprises us with an adorable Fuuka Ayase


Pre-orders are open...right now!
Nov 28
One of the figure industry's greatest crimes is that there's not more figures based on the cast of Yotsuba&!. Kiyohiko Azuma's adorable manga about the life of a five year old girl is universally beloved among people... read
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Get your hands on this pretty kitsune Kunou


Chara-Ani 1/8 Scale
Oct 26
What, a High School DxD figure that isn't Rias? Much as I love my redheads, this new release from Chara-Ani may even beat her out. There's few things more enticing than a pretty foxgirl, and Kunou definitely fits all the crit... read
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Pick up a poseable loli with Ro-Kyu-Bu's Tomoka


Chara-Ani 1/10 Scale
Sep 27
Longtime--heck, even short time--readers should know I've seldom got any issue with figures on the loli side of things. Even I tend to have some limits though, and the latest test of them is coming from Chara-Ani's Tomoka, ha... read
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Pre-order this Asuka for some handy storage space


Chara-Ani 1/8 Scale
Sep 26
Leave it to Senran Kagura to revolutionize the PVC world when it comes to sculpting the perfect(ly oversized) boobs. Chara-Ani is releasing a new Asuka this December, and as an odd Christmas present you'll be getting a figure... read
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Pick up Shioriko Shinokawa and get a reading buddy!


Chara-Ani 1/8 Scale
Aug 28
Wordily titled Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou must be doing quite well for itself, as hot on the heels of this Spring's bust collection, Chara-Ani is bringing out a proper full-sized figure of bookstore owner Shioriko. I was... read
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Say yes to getting the latest lounging Asuna


Chara-Ani 1/8 Scale
Aug 27
We've seen the lovely Asuna in many confident poses, which shouldn't be a surprise given her independent and capable attitude in the first season of Sword Art Online. We've also seen a few of her sudden new "damsel in distres... read
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Grab the latest Kuroneko caught off guard!


Chara-Ani 1/8 Scale
Jul 27
Sculptors seem to be getting the hang of making Kuroneko's ever-present frilly dresses actually look, dare I say, flattering. Chara-Ani is bringing us yet another gothic kitty, this time in the act of getting herself properly... read
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Kuroyukihime bares all in a new pre-order


Chara-Ani 1/10 Scale
Jul 26
Accel World's "Madame Butterfly" Kuroyukihime has been the subject of more than a few rather naughty figures, and it looks like the streak isn't stopping anytime soon thanks to the capable hands of Chara-Ani's sculptors. Cast... read
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Bend over backwards to grab a new Kuroyukihime


Chara-Ani 1/10 Scale
Jun 26
Despite the end of the Accel World anime, the allure of the mysterious Kuroyukihime continues to hold fans in its grasp. We've already seen quite a few lovely figures, and now Chara-Ani is stepping up with their own take on t... read
Chara-Ani Mikoto Misaka photo
Chara-Ani Mikoto Misaka

Skirts off and pre-orders on for new Mikoto Misaka figure


Don't get caught with your pants down, she's up for order now!
Jun 25
Chara-ani is back again with a second figure from the Toaru Kagaku no Railgun S anime series, this time featuring title character Mikoto Misaka in a rather compromised position. The first figure was a rather unabashed ve... read
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Take aim with this summery new Kirino


Chara-Ani 1/8 Scale
May 24
With such an inseparable pair, it's no surprise that where there is Shironeko, Kirino is close behind. Pretty much every company releases the two as a pair, and Chara-Ani is no different, pairing the breezy Shironeko with a K... read
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Lighten up with an adorable Shironeko pre-order


Chara-Ani 1/8 Scale
May 23
As beloved as Kuroneko is, many people have been long awaiting the appearance of Shironeko in this season's Oreimo sequel. Just in time, Chara-Ani's jumping on the figure bandwagon, showing off one of the cutest renditions of... read
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Chara-Ani 1/8 Scale
If the usual innocent Asuna of Sword Art Online fame isn't enough for you, perhaps you may be looking for a different version. A version, say, calling to mind the infamously naughty "Chapter 16.5", a chapter that author Reki ... read feature

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Chara-Ani's Masazumi Honda is on the horizon


Status of pants unknown
Mar 14
You know what can be a fun game? Making up a story to explain the poses some of these figures wind up in. Why did Masazumi's pants fall down? Why is she covering her chest with her arms? I don't know but it might be fun to sp... read
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Miyazawa Model Exhibition: Cospa, Banpresto and the rest


PLUM, Kaitendoh, Ken Elephant/Kaiyodo and Chara Ani also featured
Nov 09
As the cap on our Miyazawa Model Exhibition coverage, there's a few more companies whose wares we've rounded up into one big post. The Ken Elephant booth was chock full of Kaiyodo's Revoltech figures, including the prototype ... read
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Choose your party with these Etrian Odyssey III figures


Chara-Ani's Toy'sworks Collection Niitengo Premium series goes dungeon crawling.
Nov 05
I really do not like it when a game gives me several party members or classes to choose from (I'm looking at you Suikoden series!) but when you ask me to choose my party for my figure collection, you're just asking for too mu... read
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[NSFW] Take a swing at Chara-Ani's new Kudryavka


Oct 31
Despite having a few scenes here and there, Key visual novels tend to be pretty tame compared to many other titles in the genre, even having separate All-Ages versions. Despite this, Little Busters' Kudryavka has, for some re... read
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Build your own ball team with Little Busters blind boxes


Oct 31
With the advent of the anime series, companies continue to rush and get as much "new" Little Busters merchandise out as possible, even if it means quickly reproducing some older products. In this case, Chara-Ani is re-releasi... read
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The Accel World and Sword Art Online goodies keep coming out of Aki no Saiten with some fantastic pieces that will suit all your cosplay needs! Whether you're ready for the VR experience or want a little augmented reality thr... read feature

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[NSFW] Pre-order Chara-Ani's racy new Konomi


Aug 18
If you've been reading this site for any length of time, you probably are well aware I'm one of the bigger apologists when it comes to blatantly NSFW figures around--especially when there's an element of classiness to the des... read
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Refresh your summer with Resort Boin's Nao


Jul 14
For those of you that may be familiar with the oh-so-classy Boin series from the mid-2000s, here's a bit of a blast from the not-so-distant past. Chara-Ani is bringing fans one of the OVA's leads in the form of Nao Iihara, re... read
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Chara-Ani has all sorts of Haruhi-chan goodness coming up


Jul 12
If you're a Haruhi fan, you'll surely appreciate these adorable trading figures from Chara-Ani. They're taken from the often-bizarre world of the Haruhi-chan and Nyoron! Churuya-san animated shorts, featuring such things as N... read
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[NSFW] Don't be afraid of pre-ordering this Fear figure


Jun 13
Recent series C3 may have been a bit hit or miss, but the main heroine Fear was right up my alley as a character. From her personality to that bright blue hair I love so very much, she had me hooked. Chara-Ani knows how I fee... read
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Reserve or Regret? Import round up for May 2, 2012


May 03
Another light day here for Reserve or Regret with today's offerings though it is mostly occupied by female figures if any of you were disappointed by yesterday's pre-orders. Those who have been wanting a figure of female lead... read
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Curl up with the most adorable Erio yet


Feb 22
My love for Erio is no secret by now, and I'd probably be hard pressed to find one I didn't like. That said, this one from Chara-Ani might be the best yet, showing Erio off at her cutest. She's cuddled up with her usual futon... read
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It was summertime at Chara-Ani's Hobby Maker Exhibition booth, with plenty of girls in their swimsuits: Oreimo's Kirino and Kuroneko (1/8-scale), Maken-Ki!'s Amaya Haruko and Himegami Kodoka; and Iihara Nao from eroge novel R... read feature

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Does your heart race for Chara-Ani's Race Queen Kanu?


Dec 26
Wait. An Ikkitousen figure that we can post!? That's... unusual and rare. And even more odd? It's a modest figure! From Ikkitousen Xtreme Xecutor comes the 1/8 scale Race Queen Kanu by Chara-Ani and she's looking rather nice.... read
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If you are ever looking for something on the cheap, has a cast of characters you want that you'll probably not see anywhere else, and like them to be cute, you can always rely on trading figures to give you what you want. The... read feature

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Chara-Ani's Astarotte wonders if you'll pre-order her


Nov 14
A couple months ago, we brought word of Wave's foray into lovely loli Beach Queens with a rather--I thought--attractive version of Lotte no Omocha's Astarotte. Understandably, some may have been a bit put off by the exposure ... read
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Durarara!! gets chibi-fied again with Chara-Ani's new set


Nov 07
The amazing title Durarara!! is not the most popular title in the figure world what with very few characters getting a standard scaled figure. It's really just been the attractive (and adorable) Celty and soon the short tempt... read






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