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2:45 AM on 11.12.2013

Nendoroid update: Saber, Kanbaru, Levi, Shizue, and Aegis

Besides some new shots of Nendoroid Levi, we've got some photos of the now-colored Shizue (Winter ver.), Suruga Kanbaru from Bakemonogatari, and Aegis from Persona 3, who was last seen at WonFes. And to round things off, get ...

Kristina Pino


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Tomopop Review: Alter's Waver Velvet photo
Tomopop Review: Alter's Waver Velvet
by Martin Siggers

While I appreciate a pretty plastic lady as much as the next person, I do think it's a shame that we don't get more male figures. That means whenever one shows up it's worth taking notice, particularly when a major manufacturer decides to take the plunge. Alter's Altair range dedicated to pretty boys has produced some really lovely figures over the past few years, and now they've taken on the Type-Moon franchise by making Waver Velvet, the reluctant teenage mage from Fate/Zero. Can the wizards at Alter cast their spell over him too?

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Say hello to another trio of new Beach Queens photo
Say hello to another trio of new Beach Queens
by Emily Smalara

The bathing beauties keep on coming, with Wave just about ready to announce three new Beach Queens additions. Sort of. Ever the popular franchise, Type-Moon's Nasuverse is being represented again with the slightly surprising addition of Tsukihime's Aoko Aozaki. Perhaps due to her popularity and importance in the lesser-known Mahou Tsukai no Yoru, Aoko will be granted both a standard version as well as a "Rurihime" version. Either way both seem quite cute, and I'm really digging her swimsuit design! What little is visible, at least!

The third new figure is Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai's Nagi Kodachi. There doesn't seem to be much information about her beyond her eroge origins, but she's also super cute and even manages to rock some shorter twin tails, a style which I usually despise. The adorable wink may have something to do with the appeal! Whichever girl is your preference, Wave should be providing more information at 1:00 AM, presumably Japan time.

[via Wave]

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10:00 AM on 07.22.2013

Take a stab at pre-orders for AlphaMax's 1/7 Saber Lily

Saber Lily is just one of those designs that appeals. It's not flashy, bright, or overly adorned. Its beauty lies in its simplicity. Whenever a company has their take on the alternate Saber, it's hard to ignore the beauty. Al...

Andres Cerrato

10:10 PM on 07.18.2013

Medicom gives Saber another go with RAH Saber Alter

Medicom has found a new audience now that it's expanded its lineup of RAH 1/6 figures beyond tokusatsu/movie properties. Saber was a step in that direction and many were impressed by the initial images. Those impressions have...

Andres Cerrato

11:15 AM on 07.05.2013

Pre-order this staircase to get a free 1/7 Saber maid

Home architecture isn't a subject often discussed at Tomopop. However, today is an exception as it will lead to a free figure. Plum has sculpted in great detail a 1/7 staircase. As a bonus to their meticulously crafted stairc...

Andres Cerrato

7:00 AM on 06.24.2013

Medicom shows off RAH Saber Alter and Saber Zero

Clearly riding high off of their rendition of Fate/Stay Night's Saber, Medicom Toy has gone ahead and unveiled two new Real Action Heroes of the iconic Type-Moon heroine. This time round we'll be seeing 1/6 poseable rendition...

Martin Siggers



Tomopop Review: figma Saber Bride photo
Tomopop Review: figma Saber Bride
by Andres Cerrato

Getting the bride to the altar can be difficult. Max Factory had an incredibly difficult time getting Saber there. Delays and delays kept pushing back the date, but figma Saber Bride finally arrived alongside the game she delayed in the process.

After all the waiting, was she worth it? Find out in the review of figma Saber Bride!

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10:00 PM on 02.27.2013

Alter's Touko Aozaki heads to pre-order

Touko is from TYPE-MOON's Kara no Kyoukai, which I guess is one of their earliest works. I don't really know what it is or what it's about, but hey here's a woman from it. This 1/7-scale figure from Alter is based on official...

Tianxiao Ma

7:30 PM on 01.22.2013

Mikatan shows off a trio of Nendoroids

Mikatan has been busy as of late, snapping sample photos of three just-released Nendoroids. First up is GUMI from Virtual Vocalist Megpoid (pre-order post), which I guess is similar to the Vocaloid voice synthesizer software....

Tianxiao Ma

8:00 AM on 11.27.2012

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...

Tianxiao Ma



10:00 AM on 11.05.2012

Dollfie Dream Aoko Aozaki and Melty revealed by Volks

Volks just keeps rolling out the Dollfie Dream news this year. We know that Xenosaga: Episode III will see KOS-MOS and M.O.M.O., Asuna from Sword Art Online will be revealed officially some time, Sakura from Sakura Taisen, an...

Jonathan Tubbs