Kamen Rider


So last time I lamented a bit that figma Sinon from Sword Art Online II didn't rank during her release week. Well it seems she received a delayed reaction as she ranked pretty high in the first week of April. And she wasn't e...

Tamashii's June announcements are coming in, and Kamen Rider Gaim fans will be pleased by a couple of items. The Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica , Psycho-Pass) penned, and fan-beloved series will see the release ...

At the latest Tamashii Nations event held over this past weekend Bandai blew the roof off the place with a staggering number of reveals! We're talking some 70+ S.H.Figuarts figures and accessories alone! There's way more than...

Medicom's annual Toy Exhibition opened today, and as ever for the company Real Action Heroes were front and centre. There was a good mix of announced, released and brand new stuff on show, with a few first glimpses to hand. P...



After I had a disappointing experience with Real Action Heroes recently I swore I wouldn't be suckered back into the range any time soon. But damn it, Medicom Toy seemingly know all my weaknesses, as scans have revealed they'...

Banpresto is out to prove that you really can get big things in small packages. Their new Micro line of figures intend to take the super-sized cast of Kamen Rider and shrink them down to a mere 1.5 cm. That's just a little mo...


The original S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Kabuto was released more than 5 years ago. At that time, it was a great figure and in many respects, still is. However, with 5 years come a lot of innovations. Bandai deemed it necessary...

Rev up your motorcycles, Kamen Rider fans; Dolly Oblong has put together a new custom 3-inch Dunny in the tokusatsu spirit. Ramen Rider is clearly inspired by the original Kamen Riders, mixed in with Dolly's usual style,...

Kamen Rider Shin doesn't look like the Kamen Riders that you're used to. He looks more like an SIC representation of some other Rider, but no, this is Shin. The result of 1990s need for grimdark and edgy, Kamen Rider Shin tri...


The attraction for Medicom is their lineup of 1/6 Real Action Heroes. They've made a surge as of late by going after key sought-after characters like Link and Saber. With the line finally getting its focus somewhere beyond Ka...

Any army builder knows how frustrating it is to get grunts. Whether its Stormtroopers or Vipers, it's tough to get a lot of them at once. When it's an S.H. Figuarts that you need to army build, it's that much more difficult d...



The focus of the Tamashii Features event this weekend has been to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the S.H. Figuarts. Since the line was an offshoot of a Kamen Rider figure line, the focus has been on Kamen Rider SHF. With th...


On display at Tamashii Features was a small exhibit detailing how they come up with creating a figure in the S.H. Figuarts line. From sculpting the details, next to 3D printing, then prototype and final stages, it takes a lot...

The figure news leading out of Tamashii Features is a renewed version of Kamen Rider Kabuto. The original release of Kabuto came back towards the SHF line's beginning, back in October of 2008. However, Tamashii Nations has in...

Odds are, if something is on the cover of a book, it's going to be real. That's the case for S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Blade King Form as he was confirmed as an upcoming release by Bandai. I was excited as it was on the cover...

Tamashii Nations is getting ready for its special show this weekend, Tamashii Features. This year, the company is also celebrating the 5th anniversary of the S.H. Figuarts line. In gearing up towards the show, a few planned i...

There have been a lot of S.H. Figuarts release to date. Many of these figures are of the Kamen Rider franchise, so with Hobby Japan, they decided to release a book documenting all of these figures. With the next major release...

September is looking to be a good month for the obscurities of many franchises. Figures I never thought would see the light of day are coming in and just as many are heading back out to school. Bandai is set to release quite ...

S.H. Figuarts has been a dream come true. For anyone who remembers the old Souchaku Henshin line, while they were okay for their day, Figuarts are the figures we always wanted. As the line continues to grow, the number of tit...

Bandai displayed many of their big releases at Miyazawa Model Expo. Starting from D-Arts, already available for pre-order were Blastoise, Charizard, and Mewtwo. Of course, what only seemed logical was to show off now was Ven...

Medicom didn't have anything new in the Real Action Heroes range to show off at the Expo but they did bring along a whole range of their previously announced big hitters to show off, and it was the first time many of these go...


This past week, we got really excited regarding the release for June from Bandai. In particular, the MMPR Red and Green Ranger Figuarts and the Saint Cloth Myth Ex Aries Mu caught our eyes. The entire lineup will now be avail...

The month of June is going to be quite busy for fans of Bandai's figure offerings. This weekend will be busy as well with the Tamashii Features event showcasing their newest figures, but first you'll need to order everything ...

If you've ever wanted to turn the tables on masculine hero figures and make them do girly poses, then this gallery is for you. Figure.fm user bakAnki decided to shoot a set of photos using Ultraman, Kamen Rider, and other mal...

I'm just going to start by saying that there is a LOT to digest in the latest scans of Figure Oh magazine. There's a lot that's headed straight to the Premium Bandai Shop, but I think you'll be excited nonetheless. Coming to ...

Cripes! Another event, Japan? You're keeping yourselves busy with all the product showcasing. At least with the focus of this event, there are plenty more chances for characters we may like at a fraction of the cost. I'm talk...

Medicom Toy's Real Action Heroes line brings three completely genres together for the latest pre-orders. For anime fans, there's Mami Tomoe from Puella Magi Madoka Magica who is being released through a collaboration with Goo...

We've already seen quite a bit from Bandai at the Dengeki 20th Anniversary Festival with series like Durarara!, Senran Kagura, and Strike Witches getting figures. With the number of properties Bandai produces for, of course t...

Across the other, much larger pond, Tamashii Nations is showing off their goods in Hong Kong. A lot of these goods we've seen before, but we're just getting a better look at them now. All I'm saying is that I'm officially sol...

For today's offerings, there are three Kamen Rider items for you to henshin your collection with. For your November massacre, a pair of S.H. Figuarts and a new entry to SIC Kiwami Damashii. The two S.H. Figuarts, Kamen Rider ...

If you were waiting for some more from this month's hobby scans that aren't related to Gundam, this is your spot landing. The usual stars are here, so there's a few new Kamen Rider, Code Geass, Godzilla, etc. One series that ...

If you thought that your November was already looking bad, Tamashii Nations wants you to be even more broke come the holidays. In the upcoming issue of Figure Oh Magazine, many of the new S.H. Figuarts and Robot Damashii were...

If you love something, let it go. If it truly loves you, it'll find its way back to you. It certainly feels that way for items that inevitably find their place in the exclusive Tamashii Web store. The two newest additions, Ro...

I made no small deal of how Kamen Rider Zeronos is my favorite of all the Riders. When he was announced as being the latest addition to the S.H. Figuarts line, I was ecstatic. If any of you remember the Souchaku Henshin line ...






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