Ques Q's Swimsuit Taiga photo
Making a big splash ... or just a belly flop?
Of the many companies we cover on Tomopop, Ques Q is the one that's been eluding my collection the longest. That is, up until earlier this month, I didn't happen to own a single collectible from them (and they've made some fi... read feature

Taiga Aisaka photo
Taiga Aisaka

Kotobukiya's Taiga returns for a second last episode

Will you take the chance to tame the tiger?
Oct 01
I'm always thrilled when older figures get re-releases, particularly when the figures themselves are excellent. That's certainly the case here, as Kotobukiya have revealed they'll be giving collectors a second chance to grab ... read

Miyazawa Model Expo 31: Vertex and Ques Q

Apr 11
For smaller companies, Miyazawa Model Exhibition serves as a good place to remind us what they're coming out with. Both Ques Q and Vertex did that, with Ques Q bringing its swimsuit Aisaka Taiga and school uniform Aegis.... read
Ques Q swimsuit Taiga photo
Ques Q swimsuit Taiga

Ques Q's Taiga proves small can be beautiful

I mean height-wise of course
Mar 15
Like any right thinking human being I love Toradora! and it's been gratifying to see a mini-revival of Taiga figures over the past six months or so. Now it's Ques Q's turn to release this rather fetching bikini clad vers... read

Wonder Festival 2013 Winter: Ques Q

This Persona and Toradora! fan is pleased
Feb 10
Ques Q's line-up for WonFes was in part already announced, so it wasn't surprising to see Aisaka Taiga and Aegis at their booth. What was a surprise, though, is that Persona 4's Elizabeth is joining them! The prototype sculpt... read

Ques Q teases more WonFes 2013 Winter pieces

Lots of old familiar faces will return
Feb 05
Ques Q has put a teaser on their event blog, featuring three more figures they'll be bringing to Wonder Festival 2013 Winter this year. Though the teasers don't reveal too much, the answers are pretty darn obvious. Wait, you ... read

Chibi Toro does Fate/Zero figma customs MF probably wont

figma customizer extraordinaire Chibi Toro reveals one-of-a-kind custom figures of Lancer and Berserker.
Jan 22
When it comes to figma customs there's nobody better at it than Japanese figma master Chibi Toro. We're talking about someone that's so dedicated to perfecting super articulated figures at this scale ... read
Not surprisingly, its colorways of past releases
Ques Q have set up a website showing off their Wonder Festival 2013 Winter releases, and perhaps no surprise, they are bringing a lot of variants of past releases. First, they have grayscaled versions of their Ueda Hajime var... read feature


Miyazawa Model Exhibition: Ques Q and others

Small lineup of collectibles
Nov 08
For the sake of everybody's sanity we're grouping some of these smaller displays together. Ques Q's display included their 1/8-scale Menma, Nanoha Takamachi in a swimsuit, Taiga Aisaka in bunny outfit, and the Hajime Ueda-sty... read

Furyu has more for you than the usual at Dengeki Festival

Toradora, Angel Beats!, anim.o.v.e, and Little Busters are covered by Furyu for prize figures.
Oct 22
I know you're happy to get your fill of Sword Art Online and Hidamari Sketch x Honeycomb figures but certainly you're reaching your limit? If you are, luckily Furyu displayed prize figures at the Dengeki 2... read

Aki no Saiten 2012: Dengeki 20th Anniversary exclusives

New versions of Aisaka Taiga and Misaka Mikoto from Kotobukiya and Wave to be at event
Oct 08
This weekend saw Dengeki Aki no Saiten 2012, and the fall festival had its fair share of figures. Among those in attendance were some of the exclusives Dengeki 20th Anniversary from Kotobukiya and Wave. From Kotobuk... read

Dengeki's 20th Anniversary festival has Beach Queens

Limited edition but SO CUTE
Oct 03
Wave has done a lot of Beach Queens, but these two limited edition ones for Dengeki Hobby's 20th Anniversary Festival may be my favorite ones thus far. They are, fittingly, two of ASCII Media Works' iconic characters: Toaru K... read

Clayz's Palmtop Tiger is back on hand

Aug 28
Way back in 2010 when Toradora was all the rage, Clayz jumped on the chance to capitalize on lead loli Taiga's popularity. At least, in the form of her "palmtop tiger" nickname, bringing us an angry little kitty that fits, as... read

Sentinel, Ques Q and Alphamax in hobby scans

Jul 23
Since these three companies only showed off one figure each, I decided to just lump them into one update. You know, so they wouldn't be lonely. Sentinel has come out with a prototype of their Teekee from Ex Troopers. It's goi... read

Last night's pre-orders don't care if you're at SDCC

Jul 13
The world keeps turning even though most of us are paying attention to the big event at San Diego, so here's a quick post on last night's pre-order highlights! Wave added two Beach Queens figures to their arsenal, Muginami fr... read

Get your tsuntsun deredere quota with a new Taiga figure

Jul 12
Oh my goodness, this is just too adorable. It’s Tora~dorable! What can I say; I am a sucker for Taiga especially when she’s dressed in a bunny girl outfit. This tsuntsun bunny girl version of Toradora!'s leading... read

Clayz's Tenori Tiger is back for more pre-ordering

Jun 15
Any other Toradora! fans out there might remember this tiny Tenori Tiger figure from Clayz, but they might not know he's now getting a general re-release. Originally released in 2010 as a Clayz exclusive, the re-release is op... read

I really don't hide very well that Toradora! is one of my favorite series of the past few years. I think it's the collection of figures of Aisaka Taiga that probably give that away to folks, but what can I say? She made me la... read feature


Wonder Festival 2012 Winter: Miscellaneous figures

Feb 15
Despite all our coverage of Wonder Festival 2012 Winter, there's a lot of other companies who and some figures that haven't been posted yet for one reason or another, so we're rounding some of them up right here! Notably, CM'... read

Nendoroid Aisaka Taiga open for pre-order

Aug 02
Finally, Nendoroid Aisaka Taiga is open for pre-order! Well, at least it's the general release Taiga (because there's three of them). This Taiga comes packing her bouken, the Tenori Tiger, her normal tsundere face, an angrier... read

Good Smile gives us more Nendos to choke our cash flow

Jul 23
There's nothing quite like new scans to make my Saturday all the brighter, especially when they are Nendoroids that I have some interest in! First up is Hoshino Ruri from Nadesico getting a rather adorable Petit. I don't real... read

Here's a look at Wave's Kawashima Ami China Dress ver. figure

Jun 24
A few months back, I reviewed Wave/ASCII Media's China Dress Aisaka Taiga figure, and now, in the latest batch of scans, we're getting a look at a new Kawashima Ami China Dress figure! Ami's a Figure Maniacs magazine, Dengeki... read

New scans show off Nendoroid Aisaka Taiga

Jun 20
The scans are a little bit behind this month, but while we're waiting for them to pop up, here's a little taste of what's to come. One of them has revealed the existence of a Aisaka Taiga Nendoroid! Or at least the back of he... read

Kotobukiya re-releases a Taiga into the wild

Apr 14
You worked the whole season to being her tsundere demeanor down to earth. Did you think something like being sold out would keep you apart from your Taiga? Kotobukiya is re-releasing last's year's hit Toradora! figure in all ... read

QuesQ's cosplaying Taiga is just purrfect

Mar 29
I hope you'll forgive yet another pun, but can you blame me? While Toradora's Taiga might not look as tsundere as she often does throughout the show, she does look absolutely adorable in this new cosplay version figure from Q... read

Wave's Beach Queen Ami Kawashima back in stock at Hobby Search

Mar 23
What is it with figures getting silently re-released and restocked today? Seems like there's a ton of them. But in any case, I am happy to let you guys know that Wave's Ami Kawashima Beach Queen figure (reviewed) is back in s... read

"UGH!" I can hear you exclaim. "Another one of these? REALLY? What's gotten into you?" But it's not my fault all these Toradora! figures got here around the same time, after all. And besides, this one is different in that it'... read feature


Last week, we took a look at Wave's Beach Queen Taiga Aisaka, and for the most part, we liked what we saw. But Taiga wasn't the only one from Toradora! to get the Beach Queens treatment: surprisingly, Wave's also made figures... read feature


Sometimes, two good things just seem to come together in an unexpected way. For example, there's Wave's Beach Queens line, which we've reviewed figures from before (but not in a while) and enjoyed. Then, there's the figures o... read feature


Here's Good Smile's new exclusive Nendoroid Petit Aisaka Taiga

Dec 23
Hey, Toradora! fans: there's a new Nendoroid Petit on the way that just happens to feature Aisaka Taiga. Yes, the days is finally upon us, and it is great. It appears to be the same design as Kotobukiya's figure, and it'll sa... read

Treasure Festa in Ariake 4: Here's more Taiga and Ami from your Toradora!

Dec 12
Toradora! also had a presence at Treasure Festa, although there weren't many kits compared to previous events. Could it be that the shows popularity with the kit makers is on the wane? As expected, the Ami kit to accompany th... read

China dress ver. Kawashima Ami garage kit appears

Dec 08
You might remember that there's been a figure of Toradora's Aisaka Taiga in a Chinese dress, based off an illustration, which we've posted about several times over the past year. Well, via 2chan, there's a garage kit on the w... read

Yes, that's a poseable Taiga figure in Hobby Japan

Nov 22
Wait ... is that ... yes, it is a poseable figure of Toradora!'s Aisaka Taiga. As seen in the latest batch of scans from Hobby Japan, Taiga is getting not one, but two 1/8-scale figures in CM's Corproration's Gutto Kuru figur... read

Kotobukiya makes a lot of great figures, and now they've turned their sights on Toradora! and it's tsundere lead, Taiga Aisaka. Having watched the series last year and greatly enjoyed it (so much so that it was my favorite se... read feature


You can have your own Palmtop Tiger with the help of Clayz!

Oct 21
After watching Toradora, one of the things I wanted most was a Palmtop Tiger. As seen during the show and the first ED sequence, this cuddly representation of lead gal Taiga made me chuckle every time I saw it. Thankfully Cla... read

Minorin will make for some fun in the sun now that she's a Beach Queen

Jul 25
Now that Wonder Festival has drawn to a close (though our coverage has not), we're probably going to see a lot of preorders coming within the next few days. One of which is Minori of Toradora! She's always getting upstaged by... read

Wave's Ami Kawashima Beach Queen figure available for preorder

Jun 25
After a glimpse at her prototype and getting a bit more info thanks to a few magazine scans, we now have the official release of Wave's 1/10-scale Beach Queens figure of Toradora!'s Ami Kawashima. The beautiful, yet borderlin... read

When Wave announced it, all the Toradora! fans on staff (not to mention Brad Rice over at Japanator) frothed at the mouth over this figure. I admit, even not having the seen the show (a crime I really should be put to death f... read feature


Color photos of ASCII Media's Aisaka Taiga China Dress ver. figure appear

May 26
I apologize in advance for the Toradora! overload, Tomopop readers. Trust me, it's not intentional, but we've just had a lot of news related to it this week, the latest being color shots of ASCII Media's upcoming Aisaka Taiga... read

Attention, fellow Toradora fans: Wave's Aisaka Taiga Beach Queen figure now open for preorder

May 26
Well, that was quick: this weekend, we posted about Wave's Aisaka Taiga Beach Queen figure. And now, she's open for preorder! This is for the regular version of Wave's 1/10-scale Taiga, not the Dengeki exclusive one. As such,... read

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