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....
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, which are apparently also stackable so you can display them on top of each other on your shelving.
The figures themselves look to have the same quality as their bigger counterparts in the Figuarts Zero line, and so far both Dragonball/Dragonball Z and Sailor Moon have been announced. Sailor Moon was the only figure on display from her series, while Dragonball fans can look forward to the likes of Goku, Piccolo, Vegeta, Trunks, Freeza, Broly, Cell, Super Saiyan Gohan and even Kid Goku from the original series. That last one is the one I know I want!
You'll have to wait until November for the Tamashii Buddies to become available in Japan, and presumably a little longer after that for a North American release.
Banpresto's booth featured an assortment of One Piece, Dragon Ball, and other anime figures, some of which were recent or upcoming with some older items as well (that cool-looking Shirahoshi, for instance, was released around last Summer).
I recognize a few items that I had hoped to pick up but couldn't find a place in my budget (or shelves) for them (and while I may not have picked up that Shirahoshi, or Megahouse's P.O.P. version, I at least bought the *other* Banpresto Shirahoshi). Highlights include a seated Number 18, a child Chichi on the Flying Nimbus, the chibi Sailor Moon figures, and, well, a ton of cool One Piece items.
Sailors Moon through Saturn have all either been released or announced, so the next logical step was for Neptune and Uranus to get their announcement. That news did come last month, with the two being released at the turn of ...
You will do just about anything to feel like you're really there. Bandai has long made products to make you feel as if it were real to you and that's their goal with the new Proplica line. The first entry into the new series is Sailor Moon's Moon Stick, which if done correctly, should transform you into a magical girl. Unfortunately, that didn't work for me so I'll have to live with just lights and sounds. Maybe it'll work better for you.
Follow the jump for today's video review of the Proplica Sailor Moon Moon Stick!
Japan-based Sailor Moon fans are in for a treat come November when the sailor-suited soldier of justice will be getting her own Ichiban Kuji series. And, oh my stars, those prizes sure are pretty. The "A prize," the Sailor Moon Dreamy figure with the titular magical girl resting on crescent moon amidst colorful, translucent stars, is sure to catch the eye of many a fan. Although, I know I wouldn't object to a cute bow tied Luna plush, either. Just saying.
Here's the full rundown of the available lottery prizes:
A prize: Sailor Moon Dreamy figure
B prize: bath towel
C prize: Luna plush
D prize: Crystal Star pouch
E prize: collection glass
F prize: reflection charm
G prize: hand towel
last ticket prize: transformation brooch pocket watch
double chance campaign: Sailor Moon Dreamy figure
Each play attempt costs ¥620. Good luck to all you Moonies out there!
So far, Bandai's put the Sailor Moon license to good use on their S.H. Figuarts line, as they've been very busy churning out the entire cast (sans Tuxedo Mask ... really, guys, come on). However, it's been years since we've seen a new scaled Sailor Moon figure, which makes the release of Figuarts Zero Sailor Moon all the better
My past experiences with the Figuarts Zero line have been relatively positive, but does the first Sailor Senshi from Bandai hold up to those expectations?
The announcement was inevitable, but nonetheless special. It was just last month that the duo was unveiled at the Tamashii Summer Collection, but at the dawn of the Tokyo Toy Show, the pair is shown in their full glory.
Bandai’s Sailor Moon Miracle Romance makeup collection is still going. So far they’ve released shining powder, nail polish, eye liner, lipstick, and lip balm. Now, here we have a Miracle Romance eau de toilette. ...
By now, you've already seen the trailer promoting the new Sailor Moon series. Bandai has done a good job of milking this by releasing their first of PROPLICA series, the Moon Stick. With the series launch ever closer, now it'...
One of my favorite Sailor Scouts is finally live, in color, and fully detailed! Sailor Venus is here with her swirling Venus Love-Me Chain attack, and I can't wait to get her into my collection. She's the third in the line after Sailor Moon and Sailor Mercury, and she looks to fit in swimmingly.
She was originally a Tamashii Web Exclusive, but will be made available through Bluefin affiliated stores in North America. She should be released in October or November and will retail at US$89.99. You can check out more information on the Bluefin Tamashii Facebook page, and be on the look out for those pre-orders to go up soon!
If you’re a Sailor Moon fan, you are probably familiar with Megahouse’s Petit Chara figure series. They’re cute chibi figures on colorful round bases, with each character getting two figures with different ...