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8:00 AM on 02.23.2014

All of the things for Good Smile's Spring lottery

We've mentioned Good Smile's Spring Kuji items briefly before, but there's finally a nice collection of retail shots of all of the new items for us to drool at. Starting March 8th, they'll be stocked at the shelves of Family ...

Kristina Pino

9:45 AM on 05.17.2013

New Vocaloid Nendoroids (and more) revealed by Good Smile

Earlier today, Good Smile's NicoNico Miku broadcast went live, and the promise of news was definitely met. Thanks to Martin, who was up to catch part of the NicoNico stream, we've got quite a bit of new info to share: F...

Brian Szabelski

1:00 PM on 05.08.2013

LE version of ClariS' second album to feature Graphigs

ClariS' next CD is coming out on June 26, entitled "Second Story," and current plans are for three different editions to be available. The most expensive of those, the limited edition version, will come with the CD, a DVD, an...

Brian Szabelski

6:00 PM on 04.10.2013

Miyazawa Model Expo 31: COSPA and Ensky

Over in Japan, Miyazawa Model Expo 31 has been bringing us closer views of upcoming toys. Here we're going to take a look at the offerings from COSPA and Ensky. COSPA focuses on two titles, The Idolm@ster and Super Danga...

Natalie Kipper

12:00 PM on 12.05.2012

New Rin, Len Graphigs on the way

Two more little Vocaloid Graphigs are on their way next year, and they just happen to be Rin and Len in their Aka no Musume outfits. Based on the song of the same name, it's a fancier look for the two, put together in the sam...

Brian Szabelski

11:00 AM on 09.04.2012

New Hatsune Miku Graphigs incoming

Miku fans likely know there's a big Miku event coming up in just over a week, and COSPA will be selling five new Miku Graphigs there! The five are quite an odd mix, featuring Miku Nyanko ver. (featured in the header); Miku wi...

Brian Szabelski

9:00 PM on 07.30.2012

Wonder Festival 2012 Summer: COSPA x GSC Graphig figures

At yesterday's Wonder Festival in Japan, we got to see a new variety of Graphig figure, this time coming from a collaboration between COSPA and Good Smile Company. COSPA's Graphigs tend to be made of paper (see Brian's review...

Natalie Kipper

8:30 PM on 07.06.2012

New Checkerboard Miku Graphig arrives in September

Good news if you like Hatsune Miku, papercraft and/or Graphig: a new Miku Graphig is coming in September! This is Checkerboard Miku, which is your regular-styled Miku, except with a checkerboard pattern applied to her that ma...

Brian Szabelski

Tomopop Review: Cospa's Graphig Chie photo
Tomopop Review: Cospa's Graphig Chie
by Brian Szabelski

If I told you that I liked Persona 4, you'd probably say something like, "Yeah, and water is wet. We know." I don't really tend to hide my fandom of both the game and anime series very much, but you may not know that I'm also a fan of papercraft. A big part of my original collectibles collection was indeed papercraft designs I'd printed out, and while I've put some of them into storage since they're fragile, Cospa's Graphig line caught my attention. In part, that was due to the low price and the number of characters being offered.

So, when given the chance to review a Graphig, I jumped at it, being naturally curious as to how they worked. Chie is my first foray into the Graphig line, but is it one I'm really going to remember fondly?

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12:36 PM on 06.16.2012

Tokyo Toy Show 2012: Cospa

This year's Tokyo Toy Show was visited by the fine folks at Cospa, and predictably, they brought along a ton of merchandise, including Graphig figures. Not only were all their recent Graphig releases shown off, but the Graphi...

Brian Szabelski

Gunslinger Girl Graphigs up for pre-order photo
Gunslinger Girl Graphigs up for pre-order
by Brian Szabelski

Okay, I must have missed the memo about a Gunslinger Girl remake or re-release or something, because we're seeing stuff of the girls all of the sudden. Joining the surprise figma of Henrietta are surprise Graphig sets of Henrietta and her handler Jose, as well as Triela and her handler Hilscher! It's nice to see them come as two-character sets like this, too, given the dynamic between the girls and those responsible for them, and I can't say much more beyond that since that ventures into spoiler territory.

Each set has two Graphigs, so as you might expect, the price is twice as much at ¥1,260. Anyone thinking of picking these up?

[Pre-order Henrietta and Jose at: Amiami | Hobby Search]
[Pre-order Triela and Hilscher at: Amiami | Hobby Search]

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3:00 PM on 05.19.2012

More Persona Graphigs appear!

While Graphig Chie and Yu are on their way this month, Cospa has decided to go back and add three new Persona Graphigs to the roster! Rise, Yukiko and Yosuke are on the way, each with removable glasses and alternate face...

Brian Szabelski