Hobby Round has grown considerably since it started up six years ago but even with the increased showing from the garage kit makers and other companies, it is still very much the Volks show so it makes sense that Volks use it... read
Ever wonder if Volks are overdoing things a little with their Dollfie Dream Releases? Not only are they prepping for a Snow Miku release as well as the two Macross F ladies, hot on the heels of the Dolls Party event in Kyoto,... read
The pre-order window may be closed and the actual items aren't expected until the end of the year but that hasn't stopped Volks from adding a little something to their new Dollfie Dream releases (to be)!
Back at the end of la... read
They came, they saw, they left us (well, me) impressed.
For the most part, Volks were content with showing off their older works with only a few glimpses of what they have in store for the future. In terms of completely... read
It has only been a few months since Volks have completed shipping their Hatsune Miku dollfie dreams to buyers, and now they are already planning the next one!
We've had a couple of additional costumes already, but in a rather... read
Just in time for the holidays!! Volks has just released a promo video for those of us on the fence about buying one of their Sheryl Nome or Ranka Lee Dollfie dreams!
In a rather insidious move, they have released the video j... read
If you've been following the Dollfie Dream twitter feed, you will have noticed that several additional costumes have been announced for the Macross F x Dollfie Dream collaboration but rather than bore you with multiple posts ... read
Looks like Volks was a busy bunny this weekend. As well as showing off their new Macross F dollfie dreams, they were also holding their usual biannual Hobby Round event and used the event to finally show off their new 1/4 sca... read
Well, that didn't take long! It was only a week ago when the Macross F X Dollfie Dream collaboration was announced (with a basic website with no info made live a few days later) but we've already got a first glimpse of the tw... read
Oh boy... There are sucker punches, ones which really take you down for the count in one blow, and then there are things like these which knock you out before you know what happened!
Volks are currently wrapping up their Doll... read
If there was any doubt about what Volks will be focusing for their future revenue streams before, this Wonder festival pretty much snuffed it out. after shuttering down the resin kit lines and slowing down news in general, it... read
The latest issue of Volks News has started to appear online in scans which gives us a good chance to look at the latest offerings from Volks ahead of big events like Wonder Festival and their own Dollfie Dream Fest at the end... read
Volks weren't the only ones showing off their wares. Some of the smaller figure companies used the event to show off their future (and current) releases!
Aquamarine are first off the block with a display of their Chaika from ... read
Ah Volks, whatever you do, please don't stop making drop dead gorgeous Five Star Stories mecha kits!! A large display was put up at Hobby Round 11 to showcase the new plastic kit of the LED Mirage, one of the most iconic desi... read
If you thought that was it for the Charagumin line at Hobby Round 11, then think again! There were still several new announcements, although most were only on display as placeholders and there were quite a few re-releases.
This Saturday saw Volks hold their biannual figure event, Hobby Round! Now in its eleventh incarnation, it certainly has grown compared to its humble beginnings. From what was a small event used to showcase the newest figu... read
Volks just can't keep away from the Idolm@ster right now. Along with the news and first showings of Rin and Ranko, the Volks Dollfie Dream Twitter page has also posted up a teaser for their next release and they're going back... read
[EDIT - Dollfie world was kind enough to post up some scans of Volks News and they do indeed have prices for the ladies. Shibuya Rin can be yours for ¥58,000 while Kanzaki Ranko will set you back an eye watering ¥62,0... read
After seeing her debut at Wonder Festival 2013 and seeing a full preview in October, Figuarts Zero Sailor Moon is ready for pre-order. If you’ve been on a big Sailor Moon buying binge, then this figure wouldn’t b... read
[UPDATE: Twitter user @TonyBSD added prices on his tweets for the three ladies from his copy of the magazine! Belldandy comes in at ¥120,750 (told you she would break ¥100k!) while Yaya will be ¥59,850 and Erica c... read
At Chara Hobby 2013, Volks brought plenty of new kits and figures to look at. And plenty of Girls und Panzer. More specifically:
There was a ton of Girls und Panzer merchandise at the booth, most notably the unpainted v... read
[UPDATE 2: Hobbylog have a few more images, including one which says that the DD Miku will be priced at ¥65,100. Better start saving!]
[UPDATE: The official Dollfie Dream Hatsune Miku page is now up in english! Pre-orders... read
There were very few surprises at the Volks booth this time around at Wonder Festival. They showed off their entire catalogue on their website weeks before the event and there were no surprises in terms of what was on show. Wh... read
Every city has its secrets If you consider yourself a bit of a doll fan or even if you're just a little curious, there's a place in Hong Kong which you should check out.
Hidden (and I mean REALLY hidden) in the 18th floor of a very nondescript building... read feature
They may have teased fans for some time now with various parts on display but at hobby round 9, Volks finally showed off their completed (albeit unpainted) Temjin kit from Virtual On! It's the 707-G variant which was first se... read
Volks's Hobby Round 9 featured the return of a trio of CharaGumin kits featuring Disgaea characters. You can see Etna sitting atop a Prinny, a pose which was taken from artwork for Disgaea: Afternoon of Darkness. There's also... read
For gamers and kit lovers everywhere, Volks revealed a major release over at Hobby Round 9. Edelweiss, the main tank of Valkyria Chronicles' Squad 7, is to be a new 1/35 scale kit! This fine piece of machinery will be availab... read
Over at Japan's Hobby Round 9, a simply stunning CharaGumin piece from Sakura Wars (or Sakura Taisen, if you prefer) was revealed. The figure shows perhaps the title's most recognizable character, Sakura Shinguji, posed atop ... read
It's no secret how much I love Slayers. It has been my favorite anime since back in the 90s when it came out. Now, what some people may not know is that Xellos happens to be my favorite character in the entire series, so it's... read
Sword Art Online heroine available at the end of the month We saw her fully unveiled just recently, but now Volks have updated their website with a dedicated page for Dollfie Dream Asuna, revealing some new shots and some finer details on what's sure to be a hugely popular ... read feature
This months magazine scans give us a little look into what Volks have in store for their events in the near future but for those who have been keeping up with their releases, they come as little surprise.
Both kits are new en... read
Some on the site have occasionally asked why we don't have more doll coverage, but there's actually a relatively simple explanation for that: Tomopop is cursed. Or, more specifically, the doll segment of Tomopop is cursed. Al... read
Well, this is a little awkward! As usual Volks were at Wonder Festival but were surprisingly tight lipped about what was at their booths. Many of the usual sites simply reported on the new Charagumin Aliasse from Valkyria Chr... read
The monthly magazine scans may have given away much of the surprise but it seems that Volks still had a few tricks up their sleeves as they have just opened up their Wonder Festival page on their main site to show what they w... read
While many eyes are on Comiket, which happened over this weekend, Volks decided to hold their own event called Hobby Tengoku and showed off some of their products, old and new to visitors.
At the top of the list is the debut ... read
It's Monday. I don't want to work and I'm sure you don't either. Heck, you're probably sneaking in some internet at your job right now. So if we're wasting time, let's all go out for some ice cream with Sorbet from Shining He... read
Just a few days ago, Volks officially revealed on their Dollfie Dream blog that dolls of Aoko Aozaki from TYPE-MOON's visual novel Mahou Tsuaki no Yoru and Melty from SEGA's role-playing game Shining Hearts would be the next ... read
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... read
With Volks Japan announcing that both KOS-MOS and M.O.M.O. from Xenosaga III would be added to the Dollfie Dream line, it was only a matter of time until Volks USA gave us info on whether or not these new dolls would be avail... read
The MoeKore+ line of PVC figures was somewhat quieter than the other showings at Hobby ROund 8. Much of what was on display were older figures such as the Strike Witches line of figures and Imka and Riela from Valkyria Chroni... read