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Tsume Raoh photo
And they've certainly gone big with their initial statue
Tsume's Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken) HQS series is ready to roll out, and the first release is a massive 1/6-scale statue of Raoh, King of Hokuto. Raoh is 50 cm by 50 cm (or almost 20 inches by 20 inches) and i... read feature

MF Link photo
Legend of Zelda hero appears
What with figma Link and Nendoroid Toon Link popping up in Good Smile's portfolio over the past few years, it was surely only a matter of time before a full fat scale version of the legendary hero broke ground. And here he is... read feature

figma Horse CM photo
Ads feature the founder of Livedoor talking about horses
It's the commercial you never knew you wanted: Good Smile Company has a new series of ads for figma Horse, featuring Livedoor founder and former CEO Takafumi Horie. Horie also happened to own a race horse or two before he we... read feature

Star Wars photo
Tamashii Nations/Bandai are going all out on this line
Well, were you on the fence about collecting S.H. Figuarts Star Wars representations? That decision just got a lot easier, as Luke Skywalker has entered the fray. I was one of those people crying out for six inch Star Wars fi... read feature

Fuller's Warrior King photo
Impressive custom Paw is a thing of beauty
We haven't heard much from Fuller for a while, as he's been buried in a lot of work. But what's he been up to? Apparently part of that time has been working on this impressive custom Paw, the Warrior King. Made for a client w... read feature

ESC Hotline Miami photo
You can still back it to pre-order a 1/6-scale Jacket, though
ESC-Toy has returned to Kickstarter for funding on a new figure, and it's not something you'd expect. Teaming with Devolver Digital and developer Dennaton, Erick Scarecrow and co. will be making a 1/6-scale figure of Hot... read feature

SDCC: Tamashii Nations photo
A rundown of your non-Sailor Moon and DBZ figures
So we've gone through and covered Sailor Moon, Tamashii Buddies and Dragon Ball Z ... that can't be all of Tamashii Nations' SDCC offerings, can it? Not in the least, as many of their other licenses got a chance to shine... read feature

WF 2014: ThreeZero Atlas photo
A massive mountain of mech
ThreeZero showed up at Wonder Festival 2014 Summer with their big, bad Atlas from Titanfall. The Atlas stands a full 20 inches tall, comes with a pilot figure that has it own accessories, has LED illumination on the top of th... read feature

SDCC: Bandai Sailor Moon photo
Still waiting on that Figuarts Tuxedo Mask
It wasn't too hard to spot the Sailor Moon merchandise in Bluefin/Tamashii Nations' booth this year, with plenty of folks gathered around the cases, snapping photos of the figures inside. All eight currently announced S.... read feature

SDCC: Tamashii Buddies photo
Tamashii Nations enters the mini-figure realm
Bluefin and Tamashii Nations set aside a corner display at their booth to show off the new Tamashii Buddies line. It's a series of 3.5-inch trading figures, each coming with a unique backdrop and base to display them on, whic... read feature

PCS Ryu times three photo
Three variants of their 1/4-scale statue coming in 2015
Pop Culture Shock's polystone Ryu is coming next year in not one, but three different versions. All three are planned for the first quarter of 2015, are 1/4-scale to fit with their other Street Fighter figures, are up fo... read feature

ToyCon UK 2014 photo
Old favorites return alongside brand new works and a few surprises
ToyCon UK arrives on Saturday, and there's plenty of new things to gawk over before the show. So much so, in fact, that we haven't been able to keep up with it all! To make amends, we're rounding up as many of the ToyCon UK releases and news tidbits as we can, starting off with works from five of the artists in attendance. Hit the jump to see some of what you'll find at ToyCon UK! read feature

Miyazawa S2014: Link photo
This time, he's in serious business mode
It was nearly a year ago that I first talked about how much I'd like to see a Nendoroid of Wind Waker Link, and at the past two WonFes events, we've seen the green-clad warrior in his chibi form. While February's ev... read feature

Hot Toys' Raiden photo
For all your slicing and dicing cyborg needs
Hot Toys are back at it again, making yet another awesome 1/6-scale figure. This time, they've picked Raiden in his Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance form, and from the photos they've sent us, no detail has been left overlo... read feature

Artmymind's Akuma photo
Turning Coarse's beast into an armored nightmare
Artmymind have completed a new private commission, and this one is a rather big one. I mean that literally; they've taken their tools to a Coarse Toys Paw, which is already a foot tall, and turned it into a hulking brute name... read feature

Gaming Heads Doom Diorama photo
Knee Deep in the Dead diorama brings classic cover art to 3-D life
Sure, Gaming Heads put their Doom license to use with some cuddly plushes ... but if that's not your thing, then you might love the new Knee Deep in the Dead diorama. Based on the original game's box cover art, the diora... read feature

WonFes: figma Horse photo
Does not taste just like raisins
Of the many figma we've seen from Wonder Festival so far, but the most interesting might be ... a horse? Yes, there's a figma Horse now, or rather, figma PLUS Horse. The source material is Attack on Titan, but it's safe to sa... read feature

McFarlane Undertaker photo
Hopefully, it'll be available a bit more than the real deal
Back in October, news broke that McFarlane Toys were finally doing something that should have been done ages ago: making collectible statues of WWE superstars. The Undertaker was a logical choice for number one, and today, w... read feature

F4F's Sonic City Escape photo
Putting that Sonic Generations license to use
First 4 Figures is back with a new Sonic-licensed collectible, this time being their first Sonic Generations-licensed piece, the City Escape diorama. The 12-inch-tall diorama will include both Modern Sonic and Best Sonic (a.k... read feature

Vault Boy bobbleheads photo
The future is coming sometime around Christmas
You don't need to survival nuclear apocalypse anymore to get your hands on some Vault Boy bobbleheads, thanks to Gaming Heads. Seven different bobbleheads, based on the ones you can collect in Fallout 3, are available, each 5... read feature

DCon 2013: Scott Tolleson photo
Also featuring Leecifer, Lana Crooks and Carson Catlin
A lot of artists had shared booths at DesignerCon, like they do at larger conventions, but Scott Tolleson might have taken the cake in this regard. Not only was he manning a booth this year, but Leecifer, Lana Crooks and Cars... read feature

NECA Halo photo
Figures and more on the way
NECA and 343 Industries have just announced a new licensing deal, one in which the Halo franchise will get a ton of merch made by NECA. That includes 1/4-scale figures, mini-figures, prop replicas, and according to the press ... read feature

DCon: Martin Hsu photo
Featuring the debut of Galactic Dragon Boy
It was easy to Martin Hsu's DesignerCon booth; all you had to do was look for the giant Dragon Boy statue. The life-size, smiling figure stood atop the table of the corner booth. While the big guy wasn't available for purchas... read feature

DesignerCon 2013 photo
Custom Androids, Vinylmation, and My Little Ponies from some very awesome artists
Evilos shared a booth with NRB Relic during last weekend's DesignerCon. The two custom vinyl artists had quite an impressive showing. Evilos brought with him his new Breaking Bad Androids, some Carbonite Vinylmation (in ... read feature

DCon: Squid Kids Ink photo
Up close and personal with the new Ante Ups series
As we mentioned previously, Squid Kids Ink brought their Ante Ups to DesignerCon. The gambling trio look pretty nice, and I like the translucent vinyl used on Craps, the die. Stud, the playing card, might have the most custom... read feature

Squid Kids Ink's Ante Up photo
New series to debut at DesignerCon
Squid Kids Ink have a new line that they're bringing to DesignerCon, and hopefully they won't be a gamble for collectors! The new Ante Up line features three new gambling-inspired characters: Stud ( a playing card), Crap... read feature

Sideshow Snake Plissken photo
Be right back, throwing money at my monitor for this
Sideshow Collectibles are taking my money once again, and this time, it's for their Sixth Scale Series Snake Plissken. Apparently, someone told them I'm a big fan of Escape from New York and they decided to roll out this... read feature

Hot Toys' Celtic Predator photo
Coming next year, but up for pre-order now
Hot Toys' latest figure up for pre-order is the 1/6-scale Celtic Predator from Aliens vs. Predator. Based on his appearance in the film, you'll get a removable mask with LED illumination, along with a battle-damaged version o... read feature

KSP Shapeways photo
Rocket science has never been so collectable
Kerbal Space Program is an awesome game about building a space program by building rockets, launching them, and inevitably having a few of them blow up on you. I've really been enjoying the game lately, and if you're a fan of... read feature

F4F Vyse figure photo
Flying ships not included
First 4 Figures promised a teaser of an upcoming statue at 5,000 Facebook likes, adding that it was from a Sega game. They've now posted a photo on their Facebook page as a teaser, a tiny ribbon of a photo featuring a prototy... read feature

NYCC 2013: Tenacious Toys photo
Loads of designer toys
New York Comic Con seemed to have a lot of vendors there this year, and no surprise, Tenacious Toys was there. However, they didn't just have a few exclusives like the JC Rivera Bearchamp shirt/figure combo; like last year, B... read feature

NYCC 2013: myplasticheart photo
Ghost Girl sofubi prototype spotted
myplasticheart came to New York Comic Con with lots to show off, as they always seem to do. The biggest news from them is that there's apparently a Ghost Girl sofubi prototype in the works: following up on the awesome Junior ... read feature

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Otto Bjornik's kind of had a grayscale thing going on with his customs, but my word: add in color and his designs look even more incredible. Such is the case with his newest Dunnys, the Cadmium Geishas. They're a series of 25... read feature

ThreeA Robot Heavy photo
Robo-Sandvich not included
Coming up for pre-order in the Bambaland Store at 9 p.m. Eastern (6 p.m. Pacific, 9 a.m. Friday in Hong Kong) is ThreeA's first Team Fortress 2 1/6-scale figure, the Robot Heavy. While being a major pain-in-the-butt when play... read feature

F4F Tanooki Mario photo
First Mario-licensed piece
Quick, which Mario power-up is the best one? Bzzt, time's up, and the answer is Tanooki Suit Mario, of course (if you answered Hammer Bros. and/or Frog Suit Mario, you were close). First 4 Figures must feel the same way I do,... read feature

Project Phoenix and GSC photo
She'll be available as a bonus after the Kickstarter, too
Kickstarter has become a magnet for gaming projects in the past year, and one of the latest to catch fire (and get fully funded in the process) is Project Phoenix. Raising over US$800,000 so far, and with about 36 hours to go... read feature

Super Alloy RoboCop photo
Coming first quarter 2014
Look, I know RoboCop is a hot property right now. It's an awesome movie and an awesome character. But we RoboFans only have so much money, and Play Imaginative's announcement of a 1/12-scale Super Alloy RoboCop is anothe... read feature

PCS Skeletor photo
Putting that He-Man license to VERY good use
Pop Culture Shock picked up the Masters of the Universe license last year, and I don't think anyone's going to complain about their latest product for that line. It's a life-sized Skeletor bust, a full 29 inches of ... read feature

Ume Toys' Mini Merc photo
Based on an old friend and available in Ume Toys' shop
Ume Toys' latest resin piece is a familiar little fellow called Mini-Merc. The 3-inch resin figure is based on a certain merc with a mouth, and is a hand-sculpted and hand-painted piece with some fun detail to check out. What... read feature

Cavey charity raffle photo
Raffle of Team SOS Cavey to benefit Leukemia & Lymphoma Research
It's no secret that I'm a fan of the little fellow called Cavey, and if you're a fan who wants to help a charitable cause, then you might be interested in this custom Cavey raffle. The Team SOS Cavey is a one-off custom based... read feature







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