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9:04 PM on 01.28.2014

Kidrobot will be releasing a Mega Man figure line

Kidrobot sure has been busy! It’s only January and already we know that they’re working on a TMNT line, and now we’re seeing that they will be releasing a Mega Man line. A few hours ago they’ve releas...

Vanessa Cubillo


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Win a Computer Virus Trojan for the Year of the Horse photo
Win a Computer Virus Trojan for the Year of the Horse
by Vanessa Cubillo

Chinese New Year is almost upon us. The Year of the Black Snake will be over on January 31, and the Year of the Wooden Horse will begin. To celebrate, we’re giving away a Computer Virus Trojan plush and keychain from Drew Oliver’s collection.

Get it? Trojan…wooden horse? Ok, it’s lame! Still, we’re giving away this set to one lucky Tomopop reader. You can also read our Tomopop review of the Computer Virus collection here.

So since we’re celebrating a new year, I want to know what figures and collectibles are you looking forward to in 2014? Answer that question in the comments and I’ll pick a winner on January 31

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There will be a series 3 for Sailor Moon's Swing Set line photo
There will be a series 3 for Sailor Moon's Swing Set line
by Vanessa Cubillo

It looks like the Sailor Moon Swing Set series is doing really well. They’ve just announced that there will be a series 3 filled with more Sailor Moon gashapon figures. This time the figures included are similar to Megahouse’s second series of Sailor Moon Petit Chara figures.

There will be keychain figures of Super Sailor Moon, Sailor Chibi Moon, Tuxedo Mask, Sailor Pluto and Sailor Saturn. Yes, more Outer Senshi toys! I think a reason these figures are such a big draw for fans is because they’re cute and inexpensive.

The outpour of Sailor Moon merchandise has been nice, but there aren’t many things I can actually afford. Series 3 of the Swing Set keychains will start to appear in Japan in April for ¥300. 

[via Sailor Moon Official]

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9:30 PM on 12.20.2013

GSC previews a ship-load of Comiket 85 goods

Comic Market 85 is only a week away and Good Smile Company along with Ultra Super Pictures is showing off their wares for the show. GSC isn't skimping on the goods at the winter Comiket; they'll have things in all shapes and ...

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

10:00 PM on 11.27.2013

Strap in for a Danboard Strap Charm preview gallery

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...

Scarecroodle

7:00 AM on 11.05.2013

Sailor Moon Swing Set series 2 is coming soon

The Sailor Moon Swing Set series was first announced back in June. These gashapon keychains were so adorable and came in a set of six. Now Bandai already is ready with series 2 and they’re just as cute! At this point, ...

Vanessa Cubillo



Tomopop Review: Drew Oliver's Computer Virus Doll series photo
Tomopop Review: Drew Oliver's Computer Virus Doll series
by Natalie Kipper

Drew Oliver's creations already orbited on the quirkier side of the toy world, with GIANTmicrobes' main products being ingeniously recreated plush and vinyl germs and viruses. Their next line of products is perfectly in keeping with the spirit of GIANTmicrobes while also putting a fun new spin on the concept of "virus." Up until now, they have only been dealing with those that are passed on by humans or animals but now the company is moving on into the realm of computers. Four different "characters" - Malware, Trojan, Worm, and the original Virus - have been made into plushes and keychains and are ready to show off the cuter side to these intruders. 

Let's take a look, shall we? 

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9:00 PM on 08.20.2013

One Piece PC glasses and charms are easy on the eyes

There's no limit in Japan as to what they can put a logo on and get people to buy. Whether it's cup noodle Gundam kits or Evangelion razors people will buy pretty much anything emblazoned with their favorite characters on it....

Jeremy Emerje Crocker

12:00 PM on 06.30.2013

Sailor Moon Gashapon keychains are on their way

While we wait for Bandai to release every Sailor Scout in their S.H. Figuarts line, there is still plenty of Sailor Moon stuff coming out. The latest Sailor Moon products seen are 20th anniversary Gashapon Keychains. These c...

Vanessa Cubillo

6:00 PM on 03.14.2013

Reveal your true self with these Persona 4 keychains

If you're looking to express your love for demon-slaying high school adventure wherever you go, then you could do a lot worse than this charming selection of metal keychains featuring some of the lead characters and titular m...

Martin Siggers



Kidrobot throws down with Street Fighter VS items  photo
Kidrobot throws down with Street Fighter VS items
by Vanessa Cubillo

Kidrobot is releasing two new series of toys for Street Fighter fans. Starting March 28 in stores and online, you'll be able to find 2-packs of vinyl figures and enamel keychains featuring some of your favorite Street Fighter characters. The theme for this series is the versus classic fighting mode from the games. The vinyl 2-pack has only one 3-inch figure visible, leaving your opponent a mystery. 

The four available visible choices for figures are the 2-player colorways of M. Bison, Sagat, Vega, and Balrog. Personally I love blind boxes because I love the surprise of finding out who you'll get. Of course this will just prompt people to buy more of these two packs in hopes of getting the figures they want, in which case, Kidrobot knows what they're doing. Each 2-pack will sell for a very reasonable US$17.95. 

The keychains share the same fighting style design. These 2-inch enamel keychains show two fighters ready to throw down with "VS" right in the middle. These will also be blind packed, but this time you won't know who any of your fighters are. The back of the keychains even have engraved finishing moves for each fighter so you get to decide who wins. These can be yours for the nice price of US$4.95 each. 

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1:00 PM on 02.07.2013

New item chains are all the Mushroom Kingdom you can take

Hooked on Nintendo's latest rash of Mario titles, particularly the ever-so-shiny New Super Mario Bros 2? Takara Tomy and Bandai have got you covered, providing you with so many item chains that even the most diehard of Japane...

Emily Smalara