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1983 Tokyo Toy Show photo
1983 Tokyo Toy Show

Witness toy history with this 1983 Tokyo Toy Show video

See the event that would help give birth to the Transformers franchise
Jan 16
// Jeremy Emerje Crocker
There are a lot of retro nostalgia toy videos on YouTube; mostly retrospects and individuals gushing about their favorite figures. So rare is it for a video to surface that takes a slice right out of time, and even more-so wh...
Zoids photo

Take a ride on the wild side w/ ThreeZero's Shield Liger

Will it be a chaotic pre-order?
Nov 30
// Scarecroodle
ThreeZero's 1/72 scale Shield Liger is currently available for pre-order. Readers may recall that I absolutely raved about ThreeZero's Shield Liger and Iron Kong back when they were shown off at Summer WonFes. The Shield Lige...
Pre-order Gojulas photo
Pre-order Gojulas

Pre-order this massive 1/72 RZ-001 Gojulas by Kotobukiya

This would tower over other 1/72 scale Zoids.
Aug 21
// Jon Wills
I have been a fan of Zoids ever since I saw the first episode - no ever since I saw the intro animation to Zoids Genesis back when it first aired on Toonami. There is something fun about mixing creatures and mecha together. H...
ThreeA Zoids photo
ThreeA Zoids

ThreeZero's Zoids Shield Liger and Iron Kong

Here's hoping for a Genobreaker
Jul 31
// Scarecroodle
ThreeZero showed off two new 1/72-scale Zoids figure prototypes -- a painted Shield Liger and an unpainted Iron Kong -- at Summer Wonder Festival. These figures are based on Takara's original designs (as part of a ThreeZero/T...


Miyazawa Model Exhibition: Kotobukiya

Plamo, PVC, and whatever else you like
Nov 07
// Tianxiao Ma
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,...

Miyazawa Model Exhibition: Griffon Enterprises

More figures with a classic look and their poseable figutto line is still around?
Nov 06
// Jonathan Tubbs
Griffon Enterprises might be known for two things: Touhou Project and, well, boobs. This is easily demonstrated with the number of releases they have had from the Ikki Tousen series and ToHeart series. This later statement st...

Transformers, train girls, more come to Dengeki Festival

Oct 20
// Jonathan Tubbs
TakaraTomy is a mix bag of properties and then some as evident at the Dengeki 20th Anniversary Festival. The company showed off some of its popular properties including ZOIDS, Transformers, and TomyTec's line of train girls. ...

Figutto Zoids Girl Shield Liger is now up for pre-order

Because who doesn't love robot and cat girls combined, right?
Sep 13
// Andres Cerrato
There are a few things that I haven't expected. Mecha musume is nothing new, especially with the long-running Busou Shinki line, the popularity of Strike Witches and the recent release of Bandai's Armored Girl Plus line. The ...

Plamo of KOS-MOS headlines new Kotobukiya pre-orders

Aug 02
// Andres Cerrato
If you've always wanted the option to build your own version of KOS-MOS but didn't want to shell out the hundreds required for Volks' resin kits, Kotobukiya's got you covered. In today's pre-order carnival, you can get your h...

Treasure Festa is going on right now in Japan and Griffon Enterprises has a ton of new items to show off. A large portion of the figures previewed were from the doujin series, Touhou Project, with characters like Remilia...


Reserve or Regret? Import round up for April 4, 2012

Apr 05
// Jonathan Tubbs
Like trading figures and other figure odds and ends? That is what you have to look forward to in today's Reserve or Regret. There are normal figures, too, but the majority of what you will find are figures of the trading vari...

Reserve or Regret? Import round up for April 3, 2012

Apr 04
// Jonathan Tubbs
Welcome to the sold out edition of Reserve or Regret! Oh no. Not this feature. At least not until a good enough offer comes along. I'm talking about the usual madness that is almost any Bandai product because they have yet to...

Wonder Festival 2012 Winter: Kotobukiya (part 1)

Feb 12
// Brian Szabelski
Kotobukiya is pulling double duty this weekend, and they had plenty to show off at Wonder Festival 2012 Winter! Plamo kits were plentiful, with Phantasy Star Online's RAcaseal Elenor and Saber Lily among the highlights, along...

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