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11:30 PM on 06.12.2014

Tokyo Toy Show: Samurai Darth Vader

Tamashii Nations has unveiled a S.H. Figuarts samurai version of Darth Vader at Tokyo Toy Show '14. An accompanying poster depicts the samurai Darth Varder in front of a group of Samurai Troopers (or Storm Samurai, both of wh...


Tokyo Toy Show: First colored pics of MP-22 Ultra Magnus photo
Tokyo Toy Show: First colored pics of MP-22 Ultra Magnus
by Jeremy Emerje Crocker

Takara Tomy is giving us our first colored look at Transformers Masterpiece MP-22 Ultra Magnus at Tokyo Toy Show. Thanks to images from TAG Hobby we can get a clearer look at what parts do what on the new figure. Something that really stands out on the figure, and not necessarily in a good way, is all the red used on his legs. More than likely the red portion will form the bottom of his car carrier mode. It's not as much red as the original G1 figure, but it is a lot more than what was seen in the cartoon that these figures try so hard to imitate. 

Otherwise the color use is good, even though this is obviously a hand painted prototype (check out the white patch on the right side of his chest). Some people are complaining about his squat bulky body, but it's likely a combination of his strange pose and the odd angle of the photo. Hopefully some better quality photos will appear soon. My expectations remain high and the new images just add to my eagerness to get my hands on the guy this December!

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10:30 PM on 06.11.2014

Tokyo Toy Show: S.H. Figuarts Star Wars

Well, this is a pleasant surprise. You had to know that Star Wars was going to get into even more merchandising with Ep 7 coming out next year but this is something I didn't expect. Sure, Hasbro has finally gone to 6 inches w...

Andres Cerrato

9:00 PM on 01.16.2014

Witness toy history with this 1983 Tokyo Toy Show video

There are a lot of retro nostalgia toy videos on YouTube; mostly retrospects and individuals gushing about their favorite figures. So rare is it for a video to surface that takes a slice right out of time, and even more-so wh...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

12:00 AM on 06.16.2013

Next TF MP is G2 Sideswipe, after that it's fans' choice

At the Tokyo Toy Show 2013 Takara Tomy made two big announcements regarding the Transformers Masterpiece line. The first is that Sideswipe will be getting his third repaint. This time around he'll be in G2 black and feature n...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

1:00 PM on 06.15.2013

Takara Tomy reveals Transforming RC car line

RC cars that turn into robots are something of a no-brainer. They've been a popular idea since I was a kid in the '80s and really never gets old. Of course the Transformers logo has appeared on any number of them over the yea...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

12:36 PM on 06.16.2012

Tokyo Toy Show 2012: Cospa

This year's Tokyo Toy Show was visited by the fine folks at Cospa, and predictably, they brought along a ton of merchandise, including Graphig figures. Not only were all their recent Graphig releases shown off, but the Graphi...

Brian Szabelski

1:00 PM on 06.15.2012

Tokyo Toy Show 2012: Square-Enix

Square-Enix's showing at the Tokyo Toy Show was a mixture of old and new. Some of the items, like Dragon Quest's Monster Museum figures and a portion of the Final Fantasy Trading Arts Kai Minis, have already been on...

Natalie Kipper

12:00 AM on 06.15.2012

Tokyo Toy Show 2012: Gunpla

Today's Tokyo Toy Show has been one of promises. First is that of the promises fulfilled. There's plenty on hand to show off what Bandai hopes we'll be buying in the near future. There are plenty of shots of the upcoming Real...

Andres Cerrato

11:00 PM on 06.14.2012

Tokyo Toy Show 2012: Bandai's new Pokemon toys

The Tokyo Toy Show is now underway and continuing our coverage of the event is Bandai's latest Pokemon merchandise. As one would expect, the majority of the toys center around the monsters specific to Black 2 and White 2. The...

Natalie Kipper

9:00 PM on 06.14.2012

Figurerise Barnaby Brooks Jr. prototype pre-orders afoot

Bandai certainly has a tight grip on Tiger & Bunny fan's wallets these days. Last night, at the Tokyo Toy Show 2012, Bandai unveiled the newest addition to the MG Figurerise line - Barnaby Brooks Jr. prototype version. T...

Yami Casas

Monster Hunter Tri G is getting its own Nendoroid! photo
Monster Hunter Tri G is getting its own Nendoroid!
by Natalie Kipper

The Tokyo Toy Show will see a very special addition to the Capcom booth this week. According to Good Smile Company's twitter feed, a new Nendoroid themed to the game, Monster Hunter Tri-G, will be showcased there. The figure is of a hunter in Lagiacrus gear. So far, the only information we have on this new toy is the photo seen in the gallery and the knowledge that it will be on display from June 14th to 17th at the Tokyo Toy Show. I honestly think this is a great interpretation of a monster hunter, provided they were shrunk down and coated in cuteness. 

Any gamers interested in this new development of the Monster Hunter brand?

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