Lingerie Style Fate/Stay

Wave lets you make your own lingerie Saber harem

From the company that brought you characters in swimsuits comes...
Dec 24
Some ideas you could have sworn have been done before. Sure, there's plenty of Saber figures to go around. Someone has had to have made them in various states of sleeptime apparel, especially of Saber. Surprisingly, it does n... read
Beach Queens

Got a Railgun messing up your plans? Pre-order these two ITEMs.

I just wish the figures lived up to the characters more
Sep 05
A Certain Scientific Railgun S introduced me to the mercenary team ITEM, and its two most prominent members (Mugino and Frenda) quickly became two of my favorite characters in the show. I was hoping to see some figures m... read
Beach Queens Premium

Wave goes totally insane with Beach Queens Premium

Small girls, big prices
May 16
While I think Wave's Beach Queens line is (usually) fine, I'm not exactly chomping at the bit for news about them. That might be why I missed that a pair of Galilei Donna Beach Queens announced last month kicked off... read
Beach Queens Ryuko

Beach Queens Ryuko Matoi and Renge Miyauchi ready for pre-order

You might have to get past Senketsu first for Ryuko
Mar 11
Huzzah! Finally at long last my beloved Beach Queens Ryuko Matoi is available for pre-order! She's not the only Beach Queens figure up for pre-order today though, as Renge Miyauchi from Non Non Biyori is also ready to be orde... read

Pre-order best Heavy Cruiser Takao today

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Feb 26
One of the better, but underlooked, series of recent seasons, Ars Nova was a pretty fantastic take on the whole Japanese anthropomorphizing of vehicles, weapons--and in this case, both. It hit quite a few high notes during it... read
Who wouldn't want to go to the beach with Ryuko and Senketsu?
Wave has posted a blog featuring their upcoming Beach Queens Ryuko Matoi of Kill la Kill fame. This will be the first Beach Queens figures I'll be buying, and I'm so excited! I can't wait to own a figure version of one of my ... read feature

Beach Queens Ryuko

Wave takes Kill la Kill's Ryuko to the beach

I expect millions of alt colour versions of this figure
Feb 14
By this point there are so many Beach Queens that something has to be pretty special for us to sit up and take notice, That's definitely the case here though, as Wave have announced that they'll be making a swimsuit version o... read
Oh, right, there are other events going on this week
Hello and welcome back to Tomopop LinkUP! It's been a pretty busy week in all sorts of ways. We're still plowing our way through Wonder Festival coverage with the shadow of Toy Fair looming over us. But outside of that the Ol... read feature

IDOLM@STERS Beach Queens

Grab some shade with IDOLM@STER Beach Queens Ranko

Pre-orders up on one great looking figure.
Feb 07
Ranko Kanzaki has had a lot going for her recently. First we saw the new figma version go up for pre-order last week, the first of the IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls to be sold at standard retail, and now Ranko fans get to add a... read
It's the last LinkUP of the year!
Hello and Welcome to this week's Tomopop LinkUP! It's been a crazy, exhausting week for me. Between a three-day ice storm, a 17 hour power outage, and rushing through Christmas, it has all left me a little drained. But the ne... read feature

Get a glimpse at Kirino's younger days in this pre-order

Wave - 1/8 Scale
Dec 20
Oreimo figures are certainly a dime a dozen, but Wave is mixing it up with their latest! Not only have they broken away from their Beach Queens line to provide a larger 1/8-scale figure, but they've turned back the clock for ... read
Seems to have been the week for handmade and limited editions
Hello and welcome back to another round of Tomopop LinkUP! December 12 is observed as 'National Ding-A-Ling Day', a day set aside to watch out for crazy people. I couldn't say why, but doesn't that also mean it's a good day t... read feature

Get a closer look at this divine Madoka Beach Queens

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Dec 07
Just recently we brought word of a whole team of new Madoka Beach Queens, but in case you're on the fence or just want a closer peek, Akiba Hobby's tossed up a new gallery of none other than the leader of the lot, Madoka hers... read
Beach Queens Trio

Three new Beach Queens hit stores for pre-order

Well, four technically, but come on
Dec 06
If there's one thing you can say about Wave, it's that they certainly know how to keep that train of bikini clad girls a-rollin'. Today we've got three very different ladies from three very different shows appearing on virtua... read
A bumper batch of bikini girls
Never ones to believe you can have too much of a good thing, Wave has unveiled an entire new range of Madoka Magica Beach Queens. That's right, every one of the five main girls gets a brand new look to go to the beach in... read feature

Idol Master Beach Queens

Check out these three Idol Master Beach Queens

Are you ready?
Nov 25
It's been about a month since Wave's trio of Idol Master Beach Queens beauties became available for pre-order. As expected, Akibahobby recently got their hands on a sample of these three ladies, Miki, Azusa, and Takane a... read
Love Live Beach Queens

A trio of Love Live! Beach Queens appears for pre-order

Something for every shape and style
Nov 19
It's a good day for both fans of swimsuits and Love Live! School Idol Project, as Wave have put up not one, not two, but three new Beach Queens from the show. Making their way to the sea this time are Maki Nishikino,&nbs... read

Harasho! You'll idolize this new Beach Queens trio!

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Nov 14
Wave's newest lineup of bathing beauties ended up flying under our radar this week, but I'd be far too remiss if I didn't manage to grab word of some of my favorite Love Live ladies enjoying a day at the seaside! Featuring th... read
Beach Queens

Wave shows off a parade of Beach Queens

Ever seen so many in one go?
Nov 12
The flow of Beach Queens is always pretty steady, but I'm not even kidding with my title, here. This is a parade. Check out the gallery for images of: Masuzu (Ore no Kanojo) Aoi and Wakaba (Vividred) Yukari, Darjeeling, and ... read

More beachy pre-orders with Yui Yuigahama

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Oct 31
Today apparently is "Let's release a lot of characters Emily doesn't really dig!" day. Along with Wave's Chiho, another Beach Queens is hot on her heels with My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU's Yui Yuigahama making her appearance... read

Chiho Sasaki is out for a bouncy day at the beach

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Oct 31
Hataraku Maou-sama was a really great recently aired series, seeming to give way to a rise of "fantasy staples out of their element" shows like this Fall's Yuushibu. I didn't really dig Chiho though, at least as far as appear... read
Beach Queens Sonico

Super Sonico joins the Beach Queens series

Wave finally did it
Oct 24
I'm actually really surprised that it took Wave this long to make a Beach Queens figure out of Super Sonico, but here we are. The figure was recently shown off by T_Santa, her proud illustrator, and she's currently unpainted.... read
Idol Beach Queens

Pre-order Wave's Fantastic IdolMaster Beach Queens DX Set

One Beach Queens I can resist, but three? Hnngh! Might be difficult!
Oct 22
I have long been a fan of The IdolMaster animated series (which you can watch over at Crunchyroll by the way). So when I saw that Wave had unleashed version 2.0 sculpts of Miki, Azusa and Takane, all at the same time, I did a... read
Beach Queens Tsukiko

Beach Queens Tsukiko is missable

Don't wait up
Oct 17
Though the retail shots of the upcoming swimsuit-clad Tsukiko looked nice enough, these new photos don't really paint this figure in the best light. Maybe it is indeed the lighting, but she's looking rather dull. Not quite as... read
Beach Queens Aoko

Beach Queens Aoko puts on a show in a new gallery

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Oct 16
The more I look at Type-Moon's Aoko Aozaki, the more I realize the Nasuverse just isn't a very feminine place. Sure, you have your Sakura and your Rin, but in general the world is more populated with characters like Shiki, Sa... read

Relive the 90s and get your hands on Future GPX's Asuka

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Oct 08
Every so often the PVC world decides to give a little service to those older fans who may long for the anime of the 90s. Future GPX Cyber Formula may not have been a huge title, but it certainly managed a fair sized run and a... read

Get ready for a busty day at the beach with Kimi Aoi

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Oct 07
The latest addition to the Beach Queens lineup is none other than more attention for Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere. This time we're given a look at the very curvy Kimi Aoi, sister of our "hero" Toori. There's no denying sh... read
AmiAmi Blog shares some shots of the lovelies
Sena and Kobato (of Haganai, Haganai NEXT) already had entries in the Beach Queens line a while back, but with the second season of the anime, Wave gave them an encore. Sena sports a nice, relaxed expression and hairdo as she... read feature

Pre-order Kodachi Nagi

Pre-order Waves Kodachi Nagi only if you are a fan

Or maybe not
Oct 06
Some of you may be familiar with an eroge produced by August known as Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai. Well it must be fairly popular, because there have been a few figurines made of Kodachi Nagi, one of its leading ladie... read
Wave - 1/10 Scale
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 ... read feature

Give Busou Shinki's Ann a closer examination

Better hope she's waterproof!
Sep 28
Tiny fighting doll Ann isn't the most popular character for Wave's Beach Queens line, but thankfully that doesn't mean Wave skimped on the details in her design. I was a pretty big fan of her already when she went up for sale... read

Get ready to grab a bevy of new Beach Queens!

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Sep 11
Wave's neverending bathing beauties is hitting hard to make up for the end of summer, tossing not one, not two, but three new Beach Queens your way this coming January and February. The two big hitters are the cash-ins on Kan... read
My two favorites
Last month we posted a preview of seven upcoming Beach Queens by Wave. Among them were these two fine ladies, Hibari and Chiwa hailing from Senran Kagura and Oreshura respectively. AmiAmi recently posted an updated preview of... read feature

Make a splash and pre-order Majestic Prince's Rin

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Aug 10
Majestic Prince may not be known for the most appealing character designs, hailing from the same sci-fi designer as Gundam SEED, Fafner, and other giant robot shows, but that hasn't stopped Wave from doing what they can to tu... read
Nice to see these girls again
It never ceases to amaze me how many ladies that Wave manages to turn into Beach Queens in such a short time. Recently I even wrote a little round up of seven upcoming Beach Queens to try to show just how many they make. The ... read feature

Trim down your budget by pre-ordering the Hair Queen

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Aug 02
The latest Beach Queens girl arrives, offering fans none other than Dansai Bunri no Crime Edge's adorable loli Iwai Mushanokoji, otherwise known as the Hair Queen for reasons that should be quite obvious. While I really loved... read

Recruit another plugsuit Asuka today!

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Aug 02
Wave continues their departure from the ever expanding Beach Queens line with another lovely plugsuit girl. This time, fiery Asuka gets shown off in her most recent incarnation, and she certainly looks pretty great for the sc... read
That's a lot of Queens!
Wave has been making a splash in the figurine scene for a while with it's line of affordably priced swimsuit clad ladies. Often it isn't the quality of the sculpt that attracts fans to purchase wave figurines but often the wi... read feature

Hopefully you're not too poor to order Sakura Ichiko

Wave - 1/10 Scale
Jul 05
Hopefully the god of poverty isn't over your shoulder, because Wave is ready to release their latest Beach Queen and she's a real looker! While I can't say I'm a fan of Binbougami's cheery protagonist's gray hair, everything ... read

Sae and Hiro complete the Hidamari Sketch Beach Queens

Pre-orders open now
Jul 02
Wave may have shown off all of the Hidamari Sketch Beach Queens at once, but they've been choosing to release them in batches. After Yuno and Miyako came Nori and Nazuna and now we've finally reached the last pair, third... read

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