Cardcaptor Sakura

Release! Pre-orders open for Cardcaptor Sakura -Angel Crown- figure

You're not dreaming, catch her while you can
Jan 15
This stand-alone PVC replicates her second anime opening costume, complete with angel wings and a crown. She's sitting on her coat tails striking a playful expression that only a 10-year-old magical girl can pull off. The lig... read
An interesting design out of nowhere
I don't often see figures from random manga floating around, so it was a nice change of pace when I found out about Plum's Mushibugyo figure. The traditional-looking outfit and muted blue color scheme set her apart from most ... read feature

That's how you wear hot pants
I haven't played much of any of the God Eater games, but I do enjoy the occasional figure release. The character and especially weapon designs in the series are pretty solid and translate well to PVC. Amiami has a gallery for... read feature

Welcome to the start of winter convention season
Hello and welcome back to an action packed Tomopop LinkUP. Packed is definitely the right word for this edition as we're looking at probably our biggest LinkUP yet! And no wonder, it's the winter convention season! UK Toy Fai... read feature

Now is the time to think summer after all
Hello and welcome back to Tomopop LinkUP! I know I've complained at least once already about the winter, but when dealing with subzero temps as often as we have this year I think it warrants some additional complaining. They ... read feature

Free this elegant new Asuna with a pre-order

Plum - 1/7 Scale
Dec 06
The PVC world's current darling, Sword Art Online's Asuna, still isn't out of the running with yet another Alfheim related figure coming to us from Plum in March. While the arc itself may be rather hotly debated, the appeal o... read
That's a big... Gun!
Ever seen a cute girl with a big gun in a game or an anime and thought to yourself, "Wow, that looks awesome." That's exactly how I felt when I first saw the prototype images of Plum's Daiba Kanon and I knew that I wanted to ... read feature

Remember summer and get your hands on yet another Yoshino

Plum - 1/7 Scale
Oct 04
As fond as I am of all of Date-a-Live's cast, it's hard to see producers only having interest in courting the lolicon crowd with Yoshino after Yoshino. It's equally hard, though, to fault them when the finished product is oh-... read
Plum Saber maid ver.

Catch maid Saber slacking off in this gallery

Prototype preview from Amiami
Aug 09
Saber never really seemed like the maid type to me, but I guess Plum disagrees. Their maid Saber figure went up for pre-orders last month, and Amiami has some new shots of her. I'm not the biggest Saber fan in the world, but ... read
WonFes: Plum

Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Plum

Yoshino goes to the beach and Suwahime grows up
Jul 28
There are a lot of things at Plum's WonFes booth to look at. Sure, you can scope out the figures of Alisa and Daiba from God Eater: Burst, or their Date-A-Live Yoshino, 1/7-scale Maid Saber, or Okabe Rintarou from S... read
I love her design. Those eyes are awesome
It's been a month since pre-orders were first announced for Plum's 1/7th scale Daiba Kanon collectible figurine. Also it has been a good three months since I first joked that you could use cannon as a pen holde... read feature

Practice your puppeteering and pre-order this Yoshino

Plum - 1/7 Scale
May 17
Given my guilty pleasure love for anime that are just pretty quintessentially, well, anime, I'm greatly enjoying the mindlessness of Date-a-Live this season. While my heart lies with the violet-tressed Touka however, I won't ... read

Prepare for friendly fire with God Eater's Kanon

Plum - 1/7 Scale
May 04
There's just something about cute girls with ridiculously enormous weapons that is just really, really cool. See Gurren Lagann's Yoko, Date a Live's Tohka, and others. God Eater and Plum are ramping things up with their upcom... read

[NSFW] Koikishi's Yuu only has the bare essentials

Plum - 1/7 Scale
Apr 20
Today's example of being startled by a full product after viewing just the thumbnail comes to us from Plum and the admittedly interesting sounding eroge Koikishi Purely Kiss. Despite the fantastically Engrish title, I can't h... read

Miyazawa Model Expo 31: Plum

New scale figures and support goods are on the way.
Apr 09
Plum has quite a knack for a wide range of things. Scale figures; model kits; support goods; they seem to know just the right way to fill the gaps in peoples' collections, things people didn't even know they needed. Their lat... read

Preview Plum's Nymph before she makes a splash

That butt!
Mar 14
Normally I think about swimsuit figures about as much as snowballs think about their chances in hell. Something about this Nymph figure caught my attention, though, and if you're a subtitle reader, you'll know it was her butt... read

[NSFW] Angeloid Astraea tumbles into restocks

Plum - 1/6 Scale
Feb 25
Out of all of Sora no Otoshimono's angeloids, it's tough to pick a favorite. The curvy Astraea is certainly near the top though, so it's nice to see Plum giving fans a second chance to pick her up, even if this offering is on... read

Head to the beach with Sora no Otoshimono's Nymph

Plum - 1/6 Scale
Feb 09
It's certainly had to pick a favorite angeloid amongst the lovely ladies of Sora no Otoshimono, but Nymph might certainly be near the top. Fans of the blue-haired beauty should be quite pleased to see Plum arriving with a new... read
A pretty cool idea.
Thanks to Plum's figure blog we are able to bring you images of their latest prototype of Daibu Kanon from God Eater Burst. I don't know much about the game. However I do know that a cute girl in a dr... read feature

Okabe Rintaro pre-order is ready for the future

Plum's latest figure of the mad scientist arrives in March.
Dec 06
I just want to put this out there: Someone needs to make a talking Okabe Rintaro figure. He's got to be the most quotable anime character in recent history. Just think about the things he could say! "El Psy Congroo" "Kristii... read

Miyazawa Model Exhibition: Cospa, Banpresto and the rest

PLUM, Kaitendoh, Ken Elephant/Kaiyodo and Chara Ani also featured
Nov 09
As the cap on our Miyazawa Model Exhibition coverage, there's a few more companies whose wares we've rounded up into one big post. The Ken Elephant booth was chock full of Kaiyodo's Revoltech figures, including the prototype ... read

Volks Hobby Round 8: Plum teases two figures

Steins; Gate and Koi Kishi Purely Kiss getting new releases
Oct 28
Over in the Land of the Rising Sun, Volks Hobby Round 8 is taking place. Plum was in attendance and teased two new figures: Okabe Rintaro of Steins; Gate and Koi Kishi Purely Kiss' Fujimori Yu. We see a poster depicting a pic... read

Plum teases Rintarou Okabe from Steins;Gate

Oct 09
Are you a Steins;Gate fan or otherwise like scientists from oddly-punctuated anime? If so, you'll be pleased to know that Plum has teased a Rintarou Okabe figure. The proof is in the photo of a gray plastic hand. That's all I... read

Pre-order Plum's Tanigawa Kanna

She ships out November 30th
Sep 19
Tanigawa Kanna is my favorite female character in the animated series of Ano Natsu de Matteru which aired earlier this year. I was surprised that there have not been too many figures made of her. So when I saw this figure of ... read

Pre-order Plum's National Treasure Matsumoto Castle

A nice gift
Sep 14
Have you ever admired the architectural style of ancient Japanese castles? If you have, you should check out Plums latest 1/200th scale model of one of Japan's national treasures Matsumoto Castle. The castle itself will requi... read

If you've been reading Tomopop for any length of time, you'll be well aware that my love for Denpa Onna's adorable Touwa Erio is no well-kept secret. I've extolled her virtues in a number of previous posts, and when I was giv... read feature

You might remember I posted about PLUM's original character Sara Genba, who is apparently all sold out. The next character in the line, Mayumi, is probably going to be just as exclusive and limited (and sell out just as quick... read feature

PLUM update on cutie pie Sara Genba's prototype

May 16
Though, if you look at MFC's entry on the figure, she's listed as Komatsuhime. I'm not sure what the name games are all about, but I thought I'd mention it. Anywho, there isn't much information available about this figure. PL... read

Pre-order God Eater Burst's Alisa, comrade

Apr 17
I've always wanted to try Namco's strangely named God Eater Burst, but never had the opportunity to get my hands on it. I always had the impression from the box artwork that it had some sort of Soviet feel to it, and with a n... read

Reserve or Regret? Import round up for April 16, 2012

Apr 17
Buy somethin' will ya! Hmm... if that wasn't a few characters longer, maybe that would have been a better title for Reserve or Regret. That is what I'm trying to get you to do with this daily feature after all. Pre-orders hav... read

Wonder Festival 2012 Winter: Plum

Feb 14
Plum made an appearance at Wonder Festival 2012 Winter, with a few small surprises up their sleeves. The biggest surprise is probably Plum's prototype of God Eater Burst's Alisa, complete with huge friggin' blade. I'm no... read

The latest batch of scans has a ton of info on this year's Wonder Festival Winter exclusives. Besides Good Smile Company, Volks, and CM's Corporation's releases, we have Orchid Seed, who's bringing 1/7-scale Ichijou Mai,... read feature

28th Miyazawa Exhibition: PLUM

Nov 09
So, new stuff from PLUM at the 28th Miyazawa Exhibition? Sure, we've got that! Beyond a new model of Ueda Castle that's coming with PLUM's little original character, Suwahime, there's a few things to be excited about. For sta... read

In a surprising turn of events, I have acquired another Tamaki figure. I know, shocking. It's been almost two whole weeks since my last Tamaki review! But this time, we're going to be taking a look at a very different Tama-ne... read feature

Get your hands on the Legend Silver Hawk Burst (2P Color)

Mar 23
Though Darius Burst did not see a US release, it's a really great horizontal shooter and I advise any readers with a PSP to consider importing. Each game in the series has you piloting a ship called a Silver Hawk, and now you... read

Assault Suits Leynos plamo stirs up some serious 16 bit nostalgia

Feb 23
I can clearly remember the day I popped in my Target Earth cartridge for the Sega Genesis (Assault Suits Leynos for Mega Drive), and being absolutely floored by its epic mecha goodness. Sigh... read

More images of Plum's adorable Yuzuhara Konomi are revealed

Feb 18
More images of Plum's Manaka de Ikuno!! Yuzuhara Konomi figure, which you may remember, have been revealed! All I need to know about this 1/7 scale PVC darling is that she's completely adorable. Giant adorable face alert! How... read

Plum adds to the rapidly growing ToHeart2 x Dragon Chronicles figures

Jan 12
It seems like a lot of companies are hopping on the ToHeart2 x Dragon Chronicles bandwagon. Kotobukiya started it off with Tamaki, Manaka, Konomi, and more recently Silfa, and Volks did a Manaka and of their own and have a Ta... read

ToHeart2 XRATED's Yuhara Konomi figure open for pre-order

Dec 10
A girl, riding a spork, on top of a strawberry. With her panties showing. I mean, where else can you even get a thing like that if it's not from Japan? And people wonder why so many people are obsessed with stuff from Japan..... read

The Silpheed AS-77 is coming to our rescue

Apr 22
Way back in the Dark Ages of PC gaming, circa 1986, a game named Silpheed was released. It was about the Earth being attacked by Bad Guys, and portrays the Silpheed AS-77 craft as Earth's last hope. Uh-huh. Whatever it's origin, the design of this ship is pretty cool, and thanks to Plum you can now add it to your collection.Follow me after the jump and I'll show what I mean.  read

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