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Tomopop is looking for new writers; apply today!

Hey, you! Yes, you, reading this. Do you love collectibles? (I'd guess so, right?) Enjoy writing? If so, then you might be interested in knowing that Tomopop is looking for a few new writers! If you're interested, send an application in to&...


Happy Five Years, Tomopop!

Today is a rather important day here at Tomopop; it's our birthday as a site, and more importantly, it's our five year anniversary of the day we popped into existence on the Internet. In Internet time, five years is like a decade or two. Or...


[REMINDER] Vote in the 2012 Designer Toy Awards!

As you might remember from our earlier post, voting for the 2012 Designer Toy Awards is underway. This year, though, Tomopop has been selected as a finalist for the Best Blog category, and we even got a shiny little finalist award for it. Y...


[BUMP] It's our birthday, so we're giving you a present

Today we celebrate four years of being super stars, and since we couldn't have done it without you awesome readers, we're going to give something away! Enter this here contest for a chance to win Master Chief Play Arts Kai (courtesy of Squa...


Tomopop turns four

Today's a special day here on Tomopop. It marks the site's birthday, of course! Hard to believe that it's been four years already ... it was only yesterday that it felt like we were rounding up our first articles and wondering just what thi...


Tomopop joins the Jan. 18th SOPA/PIPA blackout protest

We'd like to take a time out from the usual stream of posting news about toys and other cool collectibles to bring you this little announcement. As part of the effort to protest against SOPA and its sister bill in the U.S. Senate, PIPA...


Tomopop shirts on sale; get 'em while you can!

We just got the word from our junior assistant T-shirt sales coordinator: Tomopop T-shirts at SplitReason have gone on sale! While they've been available for some time, we won't be rushing back to print another batch of these for quite some...


Happy holidays from Tomopop!

The entire Tomocrew wants to wish each and every one of you a very happy holiday season! The year comes to a close on Saturday night, but all that means is 2012 and all its collectibles are just around the corner! We've said it before, b...


A letter from the editor

[Questions, comments, concerns? Come at me, bro. Or girl. Hit me up at brian@tomopop.com.] As we get close to closing out 2011, I decided to take the opportunity to sit down and look back at the year that was. To say it was hectic, turbulen...


The Tomopop Toy Retailer Map and Events Calendar

For a while now, we've been working on a few small projects at Tomopop to help make it easier for you, the reader, to know what events are going on and where to find collectibles without a.) having to work on big time-consuming posts runnin...


Tomopop Forums: The first month

About a month ago, we here at Tomopop officially launched our forums, and if you haven't been there yet, you're missing out on quite a few things. We're up to around 100 people (and 1,400 or so spambots who tried to crash the party and fail...


Tomopop Forums now live, go play!

Well, folks, it's finally here. After a long wait and a little beta testing period (if you're a C-Blog reader, you probably already saw it), we're happy to announce that the Tomopop Forums are open for business! Yes, another place to discus...


Want to write about toys? Apply to write for Tomopop!

Hey, you! Yes, you, with the face. Do you love toys? (I assume so.) Have you ever wanted the opportunity or ever had the dream to write passionately about toys and collectibles for a large audience of readers? Well, you're in luck, because ...


NSFW: What is Tomohhhyeah?

Thanks for joining us of three years of toy coverage, ladies and gentleman. It's been a lot of fun. In fact, it's taught us a lot about ourselves. And the thing that we've learned that's stuck out the most has been more or less obvious. All...


Updates on the Tomopop RSS feed

Thanks to the keen eyes of some of our community members, we've learned that the Feedburner system is not functioning properly for all of you. We are going to investigate the issue, but for the time being, if you want to make sure you get a...


Happy three years, Tomopop!

It seems like such a long time ago that I sat down and wrote our mission statement about creating a toy blog, and yet, another part of me feels like it hasn't been long at all. When you embark on an endeavor such as creating a place wh...


Merry Christmas, Tomopop readers!

I dearly hope none of you are actually reading this. I hope, instead, that you are sitting in front of your christmas trees and fireplaces, opening gifts with your family and friends, drinking warm things, eating great food, laughing, and h...


Pardon our dust while we build a better Tomopop

This week, Tomopop is going through that awkward period where things are starting to change. No, not puberty ... a site update! The new Tomopop will be launching with a bunch of new features and a slightly different look and layout, but res...


ToysREvil interviews Tomopop about our Comic Con experience!

Toy blogging is a small world. You can either cross your arms and huff every time someone beats you to a scoop, or befriend the few bloggers who are foraging bravely into the same territory. I've always found the latter approach to be my pe...


Otakon 2010: Tomopop panel, free figures and more!

What happened at San Diego Comic-Con this year? Well, as you can clearly see, Leah, Stephen, Jake and I wasted no time getting suited up for a pajama party on our first night. We're a fun bunch, as you can clearly see (lucky for you, there ...


Tomopopular Opinion: Unfit to print

Happy Thursday, everybody! Once more, it's time for Tomopopular Opinion, and boy, are you getting an inside look this time. Ever wonder what happens to those news stories that nobody wants to touch? Those things that come into our tips line...


Tomopopular Opinion: Commercial break

Happy Thursday, folks! I managed to throw together yet another episode of Tomopopular Opinion for you guys, this time I'm making light of the recent Tomocast Episode 10. You haven't listened to it yet? Shame! You're missing out on some incr...


Tomopopular Opinion: the hits keep on coming

Being the new guy here at Tomopop means I have a unique outlook on the inner workings of the site. Don't get me wrong, the other writers have been nothing but accommodating and the higher ups have been wonderful about showing me the ropes o...


What is Tomopup?

It's been a little over two years since I penned my original state of the union address for modern toy collecting, and a lot has changed since then. We've certainly expanded the type of content we present, hired a bunch of new writers and t...


What do you want more of on Tomopop?

If you've been reading Tomopop for a while, you may already be aware that I am the kind of editor that likes to keep my readers happy. After all, I better or I have no job anymore ... Anyway, we've been expanding the types of content we pub...


Happy New Year, Tomopop and friends!

Wow, it's kind of surreal to write this and realize it's going to go live on the first day of the year 2010. As a kid, 2010 was a sci-flick that sounded like it was an infinite number of years into the future where we'd all have flying cars...


Wishing you a happy Halloween, Tomopop-style

Okay, so here's the deal. Just an hour ago, I ventured over to my best friend and photographer Tom Ruffo's joint to play some Rock Band (Queen track pack, yo!) before heading out to my Halloween festivities. Greeting me at the door was his ...


Please pardon our dust as we transfer to a new server

If you read the site every day and you're looking at it right now, you probably look a bit like Itoshiki up there. I apologize -- it isn't looking so good right now. We're actually in the middle of migrating to a new server so we can bring ...


Hey! Tomopop looks different! Site changes and more

Sorry to unveil this on your guys all sudden-like .. but hey, look at that! We now follow the same format as our sister websites Destructoid and Japanator in that big important stories will now be docked up at the top of the screen. That wa...


Introducing a shiny new feature: Browsing by gallery!

Since launching Tomopop back in February 2008, we spend a lot of time over here looking at the numbers and trying to learn what you guys like best. It was really helpful to find out what was most popular with readers from the result of our ...


Tomopop poll: What do you like to read about on the site?

Sister site Japanator asked its readers today what it is that makes them come back to the site time and time again, and we thought this would be an excellent time to ask Tomopop readers the same question. After all, we like to keep you guys...


What do you want the Tomopop of the future to look like?

Tomopop has changed quite a bit from what I originally envisioned it as back in December of 2007. Even though I like to think we still stick by the heart of our original mission statement, I always try to consider what's best for the websit...


Split Reason proudly presents Tomopop apparel!

I've been working on this little project ever since I realized that Tomopop's one year birthday was quickly approaching, and I'm pleased as punch to finally announce that if you are a big fan of what we do here at Tomopop, you can now sport...


Tomopop's 2008 Toy of the Year

It's time! Oh, the excitement! The votes are in, the math is done, and the moment we've all been waiting for has finally arrived. We are now proud to announce our first annual Toy of the Year!The race was incredibly close, but one toy has r...


Reminder: Cast your vote for Tomopop's 2008 Toy of the Year

[Reminder: Voting ends tonight at midnight, so if you missed this one yesterday, be sure to make your pick in the comments!]It's the end of the year, and that means it's time to booze it up and kick 2008 out the door like the unwelcome hous...


Happy Holidays from Tomopop!

T'was the night before Christmas, and all through the house, not a blogger was blogging, because they were all too busy unwrapping their new toys! From the entire staff here at Tomopop, we'd like to wish all our readers a very happy holiday...


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Tomopop Nendoroid Shoukaku & Zuikaku by Good Smile Company"The pride of the 5th Carrier Division!"


Tomopop Kagamine Rin Tony Ver. by Max Factory"Pop stars aren't usually this cute"


Tomopop Velvet with Cornelius by Alter"A homeless princess and a Tiny Toon"


Tomopop Parfom Labrys by Phat Company"Class president or killer robot?"


Tomopop SDCC Exclusive Transformers Combiner Hunters"Walk quietly and carry a massive sword"


Tomopop Titanfall Stryder by Threezero"The craziest thing I've ever reviewed?"


Tomopop Kotobukiya's ARTFX J Cardcaptor Sakura"Nice to see you, good to meet you"


Tomopop Transformers Combiner Wars Quickslinger"He may have a new name, but Slingshot is back!"


Tomopop Super Action Noriaki Kakyoin Second"Anyone have cherries for this handsome man?"


Tomopop Eye Think, Inc.'s BusyBody"A fun animation tool at the tip of your fingers"


Tomopop Threezero's RWBY Ruby Rose"Red like roses (and just as sharp)"