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Don't give them the cold shoulder
If you're anything like me, you may have suddenly noticed an influx of Tomopop editors. It's like, who are these people? Where did they come from? Who do they work for? (Oh, right, us.) Having learned our lesson from previous... read feature

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Collection Intervention: Because you (may) have a problem


The entire nation is here to watch because it cares about you and wants you to stop hurting yourself and everybody around you.
Sep 05
Do you own your collection or does your collect own you? Are you a hobbyist or a hoarder? Are you filling your shelves or your void? Are you a collector or... well, you get the idea. Collection Intervention is Syfy's latest a... read
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Mattel reveals Ghostbusters set of four


Oct 30
"Who ya gonna call?" Mattel is unveiling all four 12" Ghostbusters figures, with all your favorites--Ray, Egon, Peter, and Winston. This is the first time that all four figures will be available&... read
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A preview of some upcoming Disney Vinylmations


Oct 01
Recently, there was a Vinylmation showcase, during which a Vinylmation Conversation was held to discuss new series for the next year and reveal some previews. The details of the Conversation can be seen on this blog, but I'm ... read
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Japanese toy collector puts it all on display


Jun 21
Most of us who read Tomopop would consider ourselves collectors. Here is a man who redefines that concept. Kazunori Saito, a director of an advertising company in Japan, started his adult collection of toys 25 years ago. To d... read
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GI Joe Resolute 7-Packs up for Pre-order


Jun 10
Now why couldn't I ever find stuff like this when I was a kid? It was always the nonsense about having to "collect them all" or "figures sold separately." "Man, frick that noise", I would say, pr... read
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No, you don't understand: This guy REALLY likes Saber


Jan 19
No, really ... Saber is like, his main squeeze. Go here to see all these toys in greater detail. I'm not really into Saber, but I can tell you I'd kill a man to get my hands on that Saber Dollfie, because, well, it's awesome.Hit the comments and discuss.[Via Wcloudxkumo]  read
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We met the astounding collection of Chris Ausbrooks quite by accident. This collector is all about Aliens and Predator, and you can tell if you look at his Photobucket account, because it is full of jaw dropping stuff. Its ob... read feature

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Polyvinyl Crush's Rico shares pictures of his massive collection


Aug 27
There's no doubt that us figure collectors have seen plenty of collections that surpasses our very own. If I had an obsession with many female characters, I feel that my room could almost look like the one above (as if my roo... read
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Thought you had a big figure collection? Then check this collection out


Aug 18
So, you think you've got quite a collection, don't you? Well, prepare to have that idea smashed into a million tiny pieces thanks to Danny Choo. He brings us these pictures of a collection, belonging to Japanese blogger Omoch... read
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Show and Tell: The Cammy collection


May 29
Everyone's got a favorite character, and for those of you who have known me for any extended period of time, you know Street Fighter's Cammy is definitely one of mine. Not surprisingly, I have an appetite for almost all thing... read
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Collections: And now from the WTF department ...


Oct 11
Holy crap. I mean ... Ahem. Here we have a truly impressive collection of Max Factory and Good Smile Compan... good God, look at all the ... How many freaking Konatas does this guy ... Sorry, excuse me. Lu-K over at Mukyaa to... read
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Collections: Stella Wong


Sep 30
Back in May, all the cast members of the Destructoid podcast RetroforceGo! received a package in the mail. Each one contained several toys in the form of something each cast member loved, from plush chocobo to dolphins. Each ... read
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Collections: Ben Moy


Jul 30
I had the pleasure of e-meeting Ben Moy, a game designer at DigiRonin Games, thanks to a mutual friend at Epic Games who was a Tomopop reader and recommended him for this feature. She described Ben as "pretty much the mo... read
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What You Gonna Do With All That Junk: Displaying your collection on the cheap


Jul 10
So let's say you've been collecting for three years now, and over the course of those years you've bought around three figures per month at an average of $25 per figure. So by now you'll have spent around $2,700 on your colle... read
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Otaku madness: check out VTSan's collection


Jul 03
Uh ... whoa. Despite the fact that I know quite a few out-of-control collectors, this guy takes the virtual cake. Meet VT-San, a collector whose collection will either stupify you or cause drops of burning jealousy to rise in... read
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Collections: Dan Lam


May 13
Greetings Tomopop readers! I've recently been invited by the editors of this fine site to contribute some thoughts on all things toys and their relevance as art. Why me, you say? Well, I'm nothing special. In fact, I'm just a... read
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Collections: Carlos Ferro


May 02
I thought long and hard about which of Carlos Ferro's photos to use for the header image of this article. When you get to the gallery, you'll see why -- Carlos has one of those collections that leave you drooling on your own ... read
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Under the Radar: Tezuka Moderno Labo series


Mar 22
Yes, that’s Astro Boy (otherwise known in Japan as Atom), perhaps the most notable of Osamu Tezuka’s creations. Tezuka, considered the father of modern manga and anime, helped to define and popularize both manga a... read
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Collections: Tim Petrovic


Mar 18
I'll bet you thought we forgot about this feature, didn't you, little Tomos? The truth of the matter is I've been busy flying all over the globe (I just came home from Madrid yesterday) and I haven't had the proper time to pr... read
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Range Murata's New Figure Brings The Hotness


Mar 17
Does the name Renji “Range” Murata sound familiar to you? If not, then you probably know of him one way or the other. You may recognize his work from anime such as Blue Submarine No. 6 and Last Exile or the Power ... read
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Gradius III Vic Viper model rolls out in May


Mar 03
Maybe you're like me. Maybe you like the Gradius series. Maybe your first introduction to the series was Gradius III on the Super Nintendo and you spent hours on it, trying to get through the game.Gradius III has so many memo... read
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Mario plushies on the way to North America


Mar 02
Nintendo-licensed toys? Nothing new. They’ve been doing this for years, whether it’s been through Happy Meals or at Nintendo World, and heck, I own several of them.Nintendo plushes also aren’t ne... read
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Collections: Jeremy Hoffmann


Feb 05
Toy collectors are an interesting societal subsect. Since toys are tradtionally thought to be something one leaves behind in childhood, many toy collectors don't frequently talk about or show off their collections. Only recen... read






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