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The greatest thing to come out of Wonder Festival Winter was Sentinel’s take on Danboard. They took this charming cardboard robot and threw him up in space. That sounds kind of cruel, but no they made him a spaceship! ...

Here we are with another booth, straight from the floor at San Diego Comic Con. Here, we have several anime and video game items from Kotobukiya. The thing that'll likely grab your attention is the excellent looking Levi and ...

It's a well known fact that all decent human beings love Yotsuba&! and therefore should feel nothing but glee when new merchandise is announced. Today it's Kotobukiya's turn to draw out our 'awwwws' as they're puttin...

For me, the coolest thing to come out of Wonder Festival Winter was Sentinel’s Danboard. I mean, come on! It’s Danbo in space! So now we have a preview of three of these Danbo figures. None of these are from the ...



For my friend, Graham’s birthday, I wanted to forgo getting him a gift, and instead just cook him an awesome meal. He introduced me to this Mexican restaurant called Juanitos Restaurant where we both love their ground ...

Why is Danbo such a popular figure? I couldn’t wait to get one! Of course, I am a fan of the manga, Yotsubato, but Danbo is hardly a main character there. So, really it’s just a figure of a cardboard box, and th...

Sentinel have carved out quite a reputation as a maker of fantastic poseable mecha toys. Having worked their way up through lesser lights such as Gurren Lagann and Canti, they're now ready to take on the ultimate robot. Yes, ...


One of the figure industry's greatest crimes is that there's not more figures based on the cast of Yotsuba&!. Kiyohiko Azuma's adorable manga about the life of a five year old girl is universally beloved among people...

Kotobukiya has released a preview gallery for its upcoming Yotsubato! Danboard Strap Charm.  The tiny cardboard box robot stands just under 1 inch tall and comes with both a strap attachment and an iPhone audio plug. The...

There was a time when new Revoltech figures came as frequently as figma do today. These days Kaiyodo seems content with releasing a few new figures every month next to a pile of reissues and repaints. In October it was the th...

From Yotsubato! other than Yotsuba herself, the most popular character from that manga is Danbo. Danbo, the cute cardboard robot, is now available in a more cuddlier form. Previously, I’ve mostly seen Danbo as Plamos a...

[Update] New photos have been added, including Revoltechs for Jessie of Toy Story and the collection of Iron Man. As the hosts of the show, I would've thought that Kaiyodo would have had more on display. Not diminishing what ...


If the full size Danboard re-release wasn't enough cardboard box robot for you, you're in luck, as Kaiyodo are releasing a swarm of smaller Mini Revoltech versions of Danboard, this time in collaboration with famous brands. E...

Anybody who has a beating heart loves Yotsuba&! and that's the truth. It's backed up by the fact that Kaiyodo's Revoltech versions of Yotsuba and her famous cardboard robot friend Danboard remain hugely popular, inspiring...


Oh how I love this cute little girl! From Yotsuba&!, Yotsuba is back playing with animals in this second series of capsule toys. This time Yotsuba makes friends with a giant panda, Malayan tapir, Adelie penguin, a ze...


Andy from Kaiju Korner was at Wonder Festival 2013 Winter, and he's brought back a ton of news and photos from the indie toy makers who were at the show. Since this is their first big event of 2013, there were a lot of new th...

Kotobukiya had a diverse array of products on display at the Miyazawa Model Exhibition. You can see some of their character model kits, such as the Combat-san Rookie, Yotsuba&!'s Danbo (and miniature version) and Yotsuba,...

During Kotobukiya's Hobby Exhibition early last week, we took a look at an upcoming plamo version of the ever-adorable Yotsuba. Certainly a big draw for fans, collectors will be glad to know she's now up for pre-orders! As ex...

Kaiyodo's attendance at Dengeki Festival was mostly a chance for them to show off some new Capsule Q Fraulein figures. That included two releases coming in January: the Fate/Zero set that comes with two Sabers, Irisviel,...


Yotsuba&! is one of those titles, like many others, that I have been needing to check out. Especially since it has been used a many of times by the anime community. Speaking of many times, how many times can Kaiyodo relea...


What better way to follow up Kotobukiya's existing Danboard kit than with a smaller Danboard? This version of the Yotsuba&! and general internet mascot is a mere three inches tall, but features a surprising amount of pose...


Fellow Danbo fans, our time has come. No more scan teases for us: Kotobukiya's Danboard plastic model kit is here for pre-order. Danbo will come with parts that let you pull off the lit eyes effect without batteries, as well ...






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