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3:00 PM on 04.20.2014

Volks Hobby Round 11: The non-Volks stuff!

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 ...

Chris Seto


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2:00 PM on 04.20.2014

Volks Hobby Round 11: Mecha get some loving too!

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...

Chris Seto

1:00 PM on 04.20.2014

Volks Hobby Round 11: Even More Charagumin!!

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. In...

Chris Seto

12:00 PM on 04.20.2014

Volks Hobby Round 11: All eggs in the Charagumin basket!

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...

Chris Seto

7:00 PM on 04.08.2014

Volks sneaks in one more Idolm@ster announcement

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...

Chris Seto

10:00 AM on 04.06.2014

Volks Revisits the Idolm@ster for their next Dollfie Dream Releases

[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...

Chris Seto

7:00 AM on 11.20.2013

Bandai's Figuarts Zero Sailor Moon is ready for pre-order

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...

Vanessa Cubillo

9:00 AM on 11.15.2013

Volks teases 3 new Character Dollfie to their collection

[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...

Chris Seto

9:00 PM on 09.03.2013

Chara Hobby 2013: Volks

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...

Brian Szabelski

9:00 AM on 08.30.2013

Dollfie Dream Hatsune Miku is incoming!

[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...

Chris Seto

1:25 PM on 07.29.2013

Wonder Festival 2013 Summer: Volks

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...

Chris Seto





Tomopop About Town: Dollfie World photo
Tomopop About Town: Dollfie World
by Chris Seto

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 in Monk Kok lies a little storefront for Dollfie World. A mostly online shop run by Natalie Lau, the shop deals mostly in Dollfie Dream merchandise and parts, but also cater for a larger variety of other dolls as well. There's also another service they provide which will be of use to those thinking of diving into purchasing a Volks doll, especially if they aren't in the U.S.!

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