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6:00 AM on 09.02.2014

Soul of Chogokin GaoGaiGar pre-orders begin, don't last long

After appearing in scans a few weeks back, Bandai's Soul of Chogokin GaoGaiGar went up for pre-order yesterday. Despite the wallet-battering ¥32,400 price tag customers weren't deterred as several stores sold out immediat...

Martin Siggers


Mistwalker's mobile-RPG Terra Battle has surpassed 1.5 million downloads worldwide

Unlock new "adventurers" from iconic Final Fantasy character designer Yoshitaka Amano and a new scenario from Yasumi Matsuno, designer of Final Fantasy XII. Also, Terra Battle received the highly anticipated online co-op mode update that allows players to work together to clear stages and adds summons to the battlefield. More Info.

12:00 PM on 08.21.2014

New scans reveal Soul of Chogokin GaoGaiGar release date, price

Ever since it was announced last November, I've been chomping at the bit to know more about Soul of Chogokin GaoGaiGar. Who wouldn't be eager to see more of one of the all-time great super robots joining the undoubted king of...

Martin Siggers

5:00 PM on 06.03.2014

Landmarks gone wild! Gallery appears for the Chogokin Tower of the Sun Robot

Bluefin Tamashii Nations has released a photo gallery for Bandai's upcoming kinda creepy Chogokin Tower of the Sun Robot (previously seen at The Tower of the Sun was the somewhat nightmarish symbol of the 1970 World's Fair (o...


10:00 AM on 05.11.2014

Tamashii Summer Collection: Soul of Chogokin GaoGaiGar

Just when you thought the Soul of Chogokin line had been retired, Bandai decided to resurrect the line with a couple of doozies! First up on the block is the Tower of the sun Robo from 21st Century Boys and after that, there'...

Chris Seto

4:00 PM on 03.10.2014

Gilgamesh Archer (Chogokin line) Unboxing / Review

[editor's note: Oh hey, a cblog promotion! It's been way too long since we last did this, and if the current trend of awesome stuff being published in there continues, I feel it'll be difficult to choose what to bring up to ...


5:00 PM on 11.01.2013

Bandai's next Soul of Chogokin will be GaoGaiGar

At Tamashii Nations today, Bandai made a tremendously exciting announcement, namely that The King of Braves GaoGaigar will be the next robot to join the ultra high-end Soul of Chogokin line. Though no actual figures were read...

Martin Siggers

6:00 AM on 10.31.2013

Tamashii Nations will make a Chogokin Hello Kitty robot

I know Hello Kitty has always been popular. I think it’s safe to say that she’s been on literally everything ever made from toilet paper to adult sex toys. So nothing that I see her on should really surprise me b...

Vanessa Cubillo

5:00 PM on 10.23.2013

Under the Radar: Soul of Chogokin General Franky

All Franky wants is to become the ultimate cyborg/robot. I mean, he sure is a great shipwright and he's one of the best out there. However, let's be honest: his robotic improvements show that he wants to become one with the m...

Pedro Cortes

9:00 AM on 08.21.2013

Pre-order this Tamashii Webshop exclusive VF-29 Isamu

I was looking around our partner stores for something interesting to write about when I found this Tamashii web shouten exclusive, Bandai Chogokin VF-29 Valkyrie over at Big in Japan. This Chogokin is based on a Valkyrie that...

Jon Wills

Tomopop Review: Bandai's Chogokin Saber photo
Tomopop Review: Bandai's Chogokin Saber
by Scarecroodle

It's no secret that Saber has seen a lot of merchandise in recent years. Some would even consider her a serious contender for the title of most overproduced Eastern character. Despite that, the armored version of Saber has only seen a handful of releases in a (non-SD) articulated format. Bandai's Chogokin Saber may not be the first such figure, but it seems to hold its own against previous releases.

More details in the full review after the jump.

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1:00 PM on 04.03.2013

Chogokin Archer up for pre-order

He just popped up in the latest batch of scans, but Bandai's Chogokin Archer has now reached the pre-order window. The 16-cm-tall figure comes with a metallic finish (that Chris didn't seem to care for) as well as two extra f...

Brian Szabelski

12:00 PM on 03.29.2013

Bandai sees to it that an Archer figure will be released

Remember every joke about figma Archer? Yeah, it's coming in 2010! 2011! 2012? Nope, forget it. It's never going to happen. Well, keep those hopes alive as this isn't exactly the Archer you wanted as Bandai has took to releas...

Andres Cerrato