Quantcast
TOMOPOP - Collectible Toy Culture
DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist
    PANIC!   |   HD / MOBILE (beta)

wut?
Subscribe via RSS


7:00 AM on 08.30.2014

Hello Kitty hits controversy over not actually being a cat

Hello Kitty and Sanrio recently made headlines with the "revelation" that Kitty White (the eponymous Hello Kitty) was not, in fact, a cat. The news predictably evoked some pretty extreme reactions ("Hello Kitty is not a cat, ...

Scarecroodle


1:00 PM on 06.09.2014

These are the weirdest cat gashapon yet

And now for something completely bizarre. Have you ever seen a cat walk on its two back feet? If you have absolutely no clue what I am talking about, give this youtube video a look. Freaky, right? They look like furry Hunchba...

Natalie Kipper



Things get hairy with Bandai's new Gon figure photo
Things get hairy with Bandai's new Gon figure
by Jeremy Emerje Crocker

If you're up to date with the Hunter X Hunter manga or have watched this week's episode of the anime then you know what you're looking at. If not then I apologize for being the one that spoils this for you. This is Gon Freecs as you've likely never seen him before. This form is the results of all his rage over Kite's death finally boiling over and transforming him into a body well beyond his years. What he does next is a pretty one-sided splaterfest. Clearly Bandai has been holding onto this figure in secret for a while, waiting for this metamorphosis to take place in the anime before posting it to Premium Bandai as an exclusive only a few hours after the episode aired. 

The wait resulted in a figure that will certainly draw a lot of attention on your shelf, if you have the space for it. Gon here towers in at 430 mm or nearly 17 inches tall to the very tip of his impressive hair. But unlike most fiugres of that magnitude he only comes in at ¥3,178 or around US$31 which is pretty reasonable. He's up for order from now to July 31 which gives you plenty of time to find a proxy seller since Premium Bandai only ships within Japan.

The moment I saw this in the anime I wondered how long it would take for someone to make a figure. Looks like I didn't have to wait long at all. 

view full story + comments


12:00 AM on 05.23.2014

McDonald's gets a creepy-looking new mascot for the Happy Meal

[UPDATE: Happy is now featured on the U.S.A.'s HappyMeal site] Abandon all hope ye who eat here. McDonald's has decided to give the Happy Meal a new mascot, a creepy box with teeth ironically named "Happy" (rather than "Freak...

Scarecroodle

12:00 PM on 10.22.2013

Super Duck turns fast food mascots into action figures

I come across a lot of figures, and every once in a while there will be a figure that confuses me. They confuse me because I'm not sure why it exists, and really, aren't those the best kind of figures? That brings us to the ...

Vanessa Cubillo

11:00 PM on 12.26.2012

[NSFW] Want a girl on a tricycle? Lechery has you covered

Oh, Lechery: the crazy little pieces you sculpt always make me wonder what you have planned next, and as posted on their blog ... it's a tricycle racer. Yes, this little lady is Trike Racer, and she's not wearing a helmet. Ho...

Brian Szabelski

1:00 AM on 12.05.2012

Lechery's latest abomination is called College Girl

I have very little words to describe what's going on with these pictures, but hey. Way to go, Lechery! Images in the gallery. Feel free to weigh in! I personally think this is terribad. I mean, when I was on college I didn't hang out at bars with my homework, no pants and a pair of slippers. Geeze. Click through to see the gallery. If you dare.

Kristina Pino

9:00 PM on 08.30.2012

The Obama family appears in Matryoshka form

Rocket News 24 posted about this set of Matryoshka dolls, presumably made to honor President Obama. The end result is.... oh let's just say "not magnificent." I'm generally not in favor of poo-pooing other people's hard work ...

Tianxiao Ma

1:00 PM on 12.28.2011

The Worldbox 1/6 Lakor Baby is beyond creepy

In my morning stroll of new pre-orders, this came across my eye. It wasn't due to how amazing it was or if I'd even want to buy it. This thing is beyond creepy. I know that The Joker in TDK is extremely popular, but this is j...

Andres Cerrato