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7:00 PM on 02.22.2013

See Banpresto's latest figures from the 31st Prize Fair

Just when you thought all of the figure shows were over for February another one sneaks in with a bunch of new things to see. Dengeki Hobby has posted their coverage of the Japan Amusement Expo 2013 31st Prize Expo showi...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker


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.




12:00 AM on 11.23.2012

It's prize figures aplenty in the latest magazine scans

This time around from the wonderful world of magazine scans we get some serious offerings from the big three in the realm of prize figures: Banpresto, FuRyu, and Sega Prize. All three look to be bringing their A-game, gi...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker



Tomopop Review: Jun and Sawako Banpresto Kyun Chara photo
Tomopop Review: Jun and Sawako Banpresto Kyun Chara
by Jon Wills

Those who follow what I collect and write about will know that I love mini figures. Apparently HobbyLink Japan does too, because thanks to their generosity for providing these samples, I am able to give you a look at two of Banpresto's Kyun Chara minis.

Sure most minis are not super high quality figures, but minis are a great way to build on a collection. They are cute, affordable, and are able to be displayed about anywhere, on a book shelf or under another figure. Plus sometimes, a mini version of a character is about the only way you can have a version of a character you like. For me, that was the case with these two, Sawako sensei and Jun from K-On!!.

Hit the jump if you want to see what I have to say about these two cute faced ladies.

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3:30 PM on 02.23.2012

Banpresto and Ichiban Kuji in this month's magazine scans

Check out the gallery for this month's magazine scan offerings in all the moe (and not so moe) you can handle: Madoka Magica, K-On!! (for March), Bakemonogatari/Nisemonogatari (for April/May), Angel Beats! (for June), OreImo ...

Kristina Pino