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Scans reveal two Shining series figures from Kotobukiya

It is magazine scan time again and Kotobukiya has two lovely ladies from the Shining series, Blade's Airy and Ark's Shannon, to share with us all. Airy's nun-inspired outfit looks lovely. Even in the scans, you can see the detail on fo...

 
 
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Preview and pre-order Alter's Shining Blade: Misty

Akibahobby recently got their hands on a review sample of Alter's lovely Shining Blade: Misty 1/8th scale figure and posted up a gallery for everyone to see. After checking out the gallery myself I can say that those who pre-ordered Alter's...

 
 
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The dreaded 'D' pays ALTER a visit

I'm sure this will not come as a surprise, but ALTER recently updated their page with news of some of the upcoming figures which were delayed to June (or tentatively "after" June). Here's a complete list of all the items we'll have to wait ...

 
 
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Arcadia's Sakuya shines in her own brownish way

You know that company that used to be Yamato? Now they're Arcadia! And you know that girl that used to be Maxima? Now she's Sakuya! There's a lot of name changing going on, try to keep up. As you've probably guessed, this is an upcoming fig...

 
 
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Pre-order Kotobukiya's Misty from Shining Blade

Many of you may remember Alter's version of this dashing pirate Misty which we announced last December. Well, if she was a little too expensive for your taste, you should definately check out Kotobukiya's lovely take on this daring Pirate. ...

 
 
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Kotobukiya shows off prototype Misty and Aragaki Ayase

Kotobukiya showed off two prototypes in this month's hobby scans, including their rendition of Shining Blade's Mistral and, out of left field, OreImo's Aragaki Ayase as Thanatos (cosplay ver.). I'm actually heartily looking forward to both!...

 
 
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Kotobukiya's Elmina gets a shiny new preview

Tony Taka is well known for designing a gaggle of very similar-looking women for the Shining series. Here's Kotobukiya's take on one of his designs: Elmina Rhoderia from Shining Blade. She's glad to meet you. The figure is pretty much ...

 
 
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Alter previews their Shining Blade Mistral

In stark contrast to Yamato's pretty rendition of Mistral Nereis, Alter has chosen to go with a more dynamic pose with hair flying and umbrella poised to attack. I love the base, too, though I worry a bit about leaning. Overall, though, thi...

 
 
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MegaHobby Expo 2012 Autumn: Kotobukiya

Though I mostly know Kotobukiya as a maker of anime figures, they've been featuring a lot of American properties as of late. It's nice to see Kotobukiya putting the focus back on their anime figures at MegaHobby Expo. Here are some highligh...

 
 
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MegaHobby Expo 2012 Autumn: Alter

Alter had a few figures to show at MegaHobby Expo, including a timely reminder that their Kongiku figure is still going to happen. Eventually... probably. Who knows with Alter? Among the sights to see were: Saber in probably the girliest o...

 
 
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ALTER's announcements for MegaHobby EXPO 2012 Autumn

In case you haven't heard me say it enough, let me remind you again one more time. The MegaHobby EXPO 2012 Autumn event is this weekend on November 25, 2012. We've already seen Kotobukiya tease what they'll be showing at the event with some...

 
 
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Kotobukiya teases for MegaHobby EXPO 2012 Autumn

Who loves mosaics for figure previews!? I know Kotobukiya does! We just saw them do that recently for their Cu-poche Saber from Fate/stay night and now the company has even more as they get us all excited for MegaHobby EXPO 2012 Autumn this...

 
 
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Kotobukiya has more Tekken, Shining Blade, and others

Kotobukiya has many titles that it can easily pluck from to bring regular releases and the latest magazine scans show that still to be true. The company has more coming from the Shining series, more for their Tekken Bishoujo series, as well...

 
 


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Tomopop DC Bishoujo Wonder Girl by Kotobukiya"The power of Zeus compels you"

 

Tomopop Cu-poche Friends Alice by Kotobukiya"Going down the Cu-poche rabbit hole"

 

Tomopop Nendoroid Shoukaku & Zuikaku by Good Smile Company"The pride of the 5th Carrier Division!"

 

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Tomopop Velvet with Cornelius by Alter"A homeless princess and a Tiny Toon"

 

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Tomopop SDCC Exclusive Transformers Combiner Hunters"Walk quietly and carry a massive sword"

 

Tomopop Titanfall Stryder by Threezero"The craziest thing I've ever reviewed?"

 

Tomopop Kotobukiya's ARTFX J Cardcaptor Sakura"Nice to see you, good to meet you"

 

Tomopop Transformers Combiner Wars Quickslinger"He may have a new name, but Slingshot is back!"

 

Tomopop Super Action Noriaki Kakyoin Second"Anyone have cherries for this handsome man?"

 

Tomopop Eye Think, Inc.'s BusyBody"A fun animation tool at the tip of your fingers"

 

Tomopop Threezero's RWBY Ruby Rose"Red like roses (and just as sharp)"