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4:00 PM on 01.08.2014

Tomopop Review: Megahouse's G.E.M. Aladdin

The hugely enjoyable Arabian Nights themed adventure Magi was one of my favourite anime of last year, and I was thrilled when Megahouse announced that they'd be making figures from the show. I was even more excited to le...

Martin Siggers


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Megahouse's Morgiana dances her way to pre-orders photo
Megahouse's Morgiana dances her way to pre-orders
by Martin Siggers

We saw her pop up in scans a few weeks back, but now Megahouse's rendition of Morgiana for their G.E.M. range is up for pre-ordering. We also get a proper preview gallery and the revelation that, as was the case with Aladdin, first production run versions will come with a bonus super-deformed figure.

I haven't really changed my stance on Morgiana since we saw the scans, namely that it's a wonderful looking figure ruined by a flat, lifeless face. It's such a shame, since Megahouse appear to have nailed pretty much everything else you'd want, particularly some great swoopy clothing. As it is, I'm having quite a debate over whether to put in an order, even though I love the character. If you're game though, she's ¥8,000, with a release date of May next year.

[ Pre-order at HobbyLink Japan | Hobby Search | AmiAmi | CD Japan | Big in Japan ]

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5:30 AM on 11.25.2013

Megahouse's Morgiana emerges in colour in latest scans

Megahouse's take on Morgiana from Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic has been shown off at quite a few events now in protoype form, last popping up at WonFes back in July. I've been very eager to see her all painted up an...

Martin Siggers

11:00 AM on 08.08.2013

Grab your staff and summon G.E.M. Aladdin for pre-orders

I've written before about how much I've been a fan of Megahouse's rendition of Aladdin from Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic. I even picked him as my DO WANT for July after seeing his lovely painted prototype at Wonder Festival. ...

Martin Siggers

3:00 AM on 07.28.2013

Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: G.E.M. Aladdin and Morgiana

[update: more pictures of Aladdin and Morgiana were captured by Kristina and are featured in the MegaHouse roundup!] Those of you keeping your eye open for Magi figures at this WonFes were not to be disappointed, as over...

Martin Siggers

12:00 PM on 07.23.2013

G.E.M. Morgiana dances into view

We've known for some time now that Megahouse were working on Magi figures, what with a prototype of hero Aladdin floating about. The latest scans have confirmed it's now officially a range though, outing that the next fi...

Martin Siggers

8:00 AM on 06.11.2013

Under the Radar: Magi's Aladdin from MegaHouse

Megahobby Expo 2013 Spring was big. How big? Big enough that even two weeks later we're still finding things to talk about! Thanks to a new gallery from over at Moeyo we just got some quality pictures of Aladdin fro...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

7:00 PM on 03.22.2013

Conjure up some scans of Megahouse's Aladdin

If you're at all into anime, you'll know that the currently airing Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is the newest big thing, an enjoyable shonen action-adventure full of magic, monsters and great characters. We've seen lots ...

Martin Siggers

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

10:00 AM on 11.07.2012

30th Prize Fair: Banpresto

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...

Jonathan Tubbs