mini figures

Schick Evangelion

Achieve "Shave Impact" with Schick and Evangelion


Yes, this is figure related
May 13
Japan gets the best stuff. In the west Gillette doesn't make Batman shaving accessories for adults, but in Japan Schick makes Evangelion razor holders and a bunch of other cool stuff. Schick once again brings back clean shave... read
Minifigures.com offerings

Minifigures.com scares up its newest offering in The Pumpkin King


All hail the king
Feb 19
Minifigures.com -- a site specializing in custom Lego minifigures of celebrities, TV show characters, and entertainers -- has dug up its latest figure offering in The Pumpkin King/Jack Skellington from The Nightmare... read
Lego Super Heroes

Lego S.H.I.E.L.D. Helicarrier images crash onto the scene


Nick Fury doesn't come with a Lego bazooka
Feb 02
After months of rumors, Lego has finally shown the world its Marvel Super Heroes Helicarrier. Though, I have to say I'm on the disappointed side. It certainly looks big, and at nearly 3000 pieces is a hefty set; but including... read
DAAAAAH Di Dah Dah!
A few weeks ago I was able to do a story on Minifigures, an England-based website where you could buy celebrity LEGO figures. I was happy to see that Queen frontman Freddie Mercury was one of the figures you could buy. I beca... read feature

Nendoroid Plus Capsules

GSC's Nendoroid Plus Miku capsules are ready for winter


BEAR MIKU IS BEST MIKU!!!
Jan 28
I hope all of my fellow New Englanders are all shoveled out and safe. Here's something cute and snowy to cheer us all up! Good Smile Company's latest line of capsule toys featuring, of course, Miku Hatsune has a long name, bu... read
Insert Scarface "little friend" joke here
Natsume Yuujinchou (Natsume's Book of Friends) will probably always rank as one of my favorite top anime series of all time. For four seasons I laughed and cried with this series like few others. I was pretty sad when the fin... read feature

LEGO

New website lets you make customized and famous Lego minifigs


Minifigures.com has your hook up
Jan 02
A new website has launched dedicated to custom LEGO Minifigures called, well, Minifigures. Minifigures prides itself on the fact they don’t use stickers or vinyl decals and all of their designs stay true to the LEGO Min... read
Amiibo

Nintendo says some Amiibos will only get one release


Better get Marth while you still can
Dec 09
Have you noticed some Amiibos are starting to get harder to find than others? That's all according to plan says Nintendo. While it's not unusual for figure lines to have uneven case ratios in order to make sure there's an abu... read
Amiibo

Amiibo gets its first crazy auction buy with US$2,500 Samus


Time to sell that figure with two left feet you hate
Dec 05
Some people say factory error figures are worthless. Be it a figure with screwy paint apps, the wrong backer card, or only one leg, the general consensus is that they're a nice novelty, but worth less than a normal carded fig... read
Transformers Go!

Mag scans show off Kabaya Transformers Go! Samurai Team candy toys


They actually look better than the full size figures
Aug 21
It's been a while since Transformers Go! ended, both the figure line and the anime series, so everyone is a little surprise to see that Kabaya is planning a series of candy toys based on the toy line's Swordbot Samurai team. ... read
SDCC 2014: October Toys

SDCC 2014: October Toys


Rise, rise from your grave of 1990s cartoon history
Jul 27
Sure, October Toys' SDCC booth had a new Deadbeet and Cavey vinyl colorway. Sure, it had a lovely purple Calaverita from the Beast Brothers. We also can't overlook the OMFG figures that were available, but none of those were ... read
Tamashii Nations enters the mini-figure realm
Bluefin and Tamashii Nations set aside a corner display at their booth to show off the new Tamashii Buddies line. It's a series of 3.5-inch trading figures, each coming with a unique backdrop and base to display them on, whic... read feature

SDCC 2014: Minecraft

SDCC 2014: Mattel's Minecraft mini-figures


Sadly, no Herobrine lurking about
Jul 25
If you have a slightly uncontrollable love of Minecraft, as I sometimes think I do, then it was perhaps interesting to see a little Minecraft section at Mattel's SDCC booth. Inside that section was a little "chest" you c... read
Space Dandy Be@rbrick

Space Dandy episode 14 spawns a real life Be@rbrick, baby


He's going to need some friends, though
Jul 07
If you caught the premiere episode of the second season of Space Dandy over the weekend then no doubt you noticed a cameo by a certain Japanese toy line. Never a stranger to self parody, episode 14 features the gang jumping f... read
Cup no Sokoko

New Cup no Sokoko figures come up flat


Latest in the Cup no Fuchiko series end up on the wrong side of the cup
May 15
Welcome back to the weird side of Japanese figures. Not the shocking or eyebrow raising side, just the weird side. Artist Katsuki Tanaka and pretty darn bizarre company in its own right Kitan Club have once again produce... read
Kamen Rider

Watch the vacuum around these extra tiny Kamen Rider figures


Banpresto to release a handful throughout the year, which is a lot
May 13
Banpresto is out to prove that you really can get big things in small packages. Their new Micro line of figures intend to take the super-sized cast of Kamen Rider and shrink them down to a mere 1.5 cm. That's just a little mo... read
Excellent!
After seeing LEGO’s version of The Simpsons’ house, I was excited to see what else would come out in this line. Now we have a look at their latest Simpsons minifigure series. Posted on their Facebook, there are 1... read feature

Crummy Gummy

Crummy Gummy and Manny X release Icla bear for charity


All proceeds will go to the Icla da Silva Foundation
Mar 21
It feels like I was just writing about Crummy Gummy and Manny X releasing their first gummy bear figure, Purple Rain. I was initially intrigued because they said the first person to order their very first figure would get a ... read
LEGO

Fan recreates dozen of awesome bands using LEGO minifigures


We need more music toys
Mar 19
Lately the LEGO creations I’ve been seeing have really been amazing me. My favorite this week comes from Adly Syairi Ramly who has been taking LEGO figures and turning them into iconic musical groups. His recreations a... read
New S.U.C.K.L.E. colorway

New S.U.C.K.L.E. colorway invades Toy Art Gallery


Clearly, it's a shiny red variant
Feb 24
Toy Art Gallery's newest release thinks you're a jerk, because it's the Sucklord's S.U.C.K.L.E. set in a new clear red colorway! Yes, the same 10 figures are available in a new colorway, and really, that's about all that's new here. Isn't that the case with most colorways, though?  The TAG-exclusive set will be US$25 and on sale Wednesday at noon Pacific (3 p.m. Eastern, 8 p.m. GMT). read
This will be part of SubUrban Vinyl's Valentine show
Crummy Gummy and Manny X will be releasing an exclusive figure for SubUrban Vinyl’s art show this Saturday. The show, titled “Heart Strings,” is a Valentine’s Day themed event and will feature pieces ... read feature

Atomic Uchuujin

The Atomic Uchuujin rises from The Disarticulators' lab


Based off character from banned Ultraseven episode
Feb 05
The Disarticulators have a new keshi (rubber) figure that they'll be releasing on Friday: the Atomic Uchuujin. If you're a big enough Ultraman fan, then the design will look familiar to you, because it's based off of the char... read
Final Fantasy

Now is your time to get Theatrhythm Final Fantasy figures


Jan 30
It feels like a long time since I first saw Square Enix’s Theatrhythm Final Fantasy figures painted. That was only in October, but now there’s no need for waiting because these mini figures are finally open for p... read

Kidrobot will be releasing a Mega Man figure line


Keychains, full figures, and mini figures
Jan 28
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... read
Crummy Gummy

Crummy Gummy channels TMNT with new release


This time you can get a TMNT trading card with your gummy bear
Jan 23
Another double release will be coming from Crummy Gummy and Manny X. As always, they’ll be releasing colorful gummy bear figures. Their first release will be called Turtle Ooze. It’s a neon green and unlike thei... read
Aliens

In space nobody can hear you scream about Minimate Aliens


On Tomopop, not all titles fit so commas need to be dropped
Jan 18
A product image of Diamond Select Toys' Aliens Minimates has shown up on io9. We saw some concept art during a panel at SDCC '13 and the figures themselves were on display at NYCC that same year. The first series of 2-packs i... read
The Walking Dead

There will be more Walking Dead Mystery Minis from Funko


More Mystery Minis and Wacky Wobblers
Jan 07
The Walking Dead Mystery Minis will be getting a second series from Funko. The first series of blind boxed figures featured only Daryl and Merle with other notable zombies from the TV show. I wasn’t too happy that this... read
Alto's Micro Skelevex

Alto shrinks his Skelevex down to a miniature size


Also works as a head for your Lego mini-figures
Dec 16
You might remember seeing Alto and DMS' Skelevex from ToyCon UK, but a new version of it has arrived and it's looking quite small. The Micro Skelevex is a scaled-down version, about 1.5 inches in size, that features the same ... 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

Crummy Gummy

Crummy Gummy releases two figures for Black Friday


Available on Friday at 12pm PST
Nov 27
For Black Friday, Crummy Gummy will be dropping two of their custom bear figures online. These gummy bears have appealing names; Raw Meat and Urinal Cake. Raw Meat is the shiny red figure that actually looks tasty if I forge... read
Series 12 features 16 figures from the upcoming movie
The LEGO collectible minifigure blind packs are showing no signs of slowing down as they enter series 12. In case you haven't heard there's a LEGO movie coming in February 2014 and this series consists of 16 characters from t... read feature

Crummy Gummy

Crummy Gummy releases some spooky themed bears


On sale today at 12pm PST
Oct 18
The gummy bears are starting to crave human flesh! From Crummy Gummy and Manny X's gummy bear custom figure series comes another new set of bears. This time the bears have a sinister twist. The first bear is slime green and ... read
One Piece

Straw Hats sail again with new Punk Hazard series


New Anime Chara Heroes set is in "Shambles"
Oct 17
Plex is back with a new set of One Piece mini figures based on the crew's adventures on Punk Hazard. The Anime Chara Heros One Piece Chapter of Punk Hazard Vol.1 series features the entire crew, villains, and marines as ... read
NYCC 2013: Onell/Uamou

NYCC 2013: Onell Design, Real x Head and Uamou


Is that a giant Callgrim, or are you just ... yeah, it's a giant Callgrim
Oct 16
Like last year, Onell Design partnered up with Real x Head and Uamou for their New York Comic Con booth. Also like last year, their booth was full of Callgrims and Glyos figures, Uamou and Boo sets and Real x Head's larg... read
A lot of everything: Dragon Ball, One Piece, Evangelion, Gundam, Saint Seiya, and Monster Hunter
Trying to collect figures on a shoestring budget? It's hard to do unless you're willing to set your sights a little smaller. But that doesn't mean you have to settle for something cheap. Bluefin Distribution and Tamashii Nati... read feature

Sailor Moon

Megahouse's Sailor Moon figures are charming and chibi


Cute and affordable? I'm sold!
Oct 03
Have you had enough of Sailor Moon? Good, I didn't think so! Coming soon to a shelf near you are these absolutely adorable Chibi Sailor Moon figures from Megahouse. First seen at Chara Hobby 2013, there will be eight differe... read

Collect these mini figures from the indie game, Spelunky


Buy one or buy them all!
Sep 20
Fans of the indie video game, Spelunky, can now get their hands on figures from the game. Made in collaboration with Derek Yu, his dad, and a small Chinese shop, 10 figures were made. These cute PVC mini figurines are two in... read

Crummy Gummy and Manny X release two new gummy figures


Looks good enough to eat, but you probably shouldn't
Sep 19
Crummy Gummy and Manny X have continued to release gummie bear figures with their own twist. Now they'll be releasing two more figures to add to their gummie bear line; Kirby Brains and Unicorn Urine. Kirby Brains is a hot p... read
Disarticulators sale

Disarticulators holding a studio sale on Friday


A chance to pick up some unique figures
Sep 16
The Disarticulators have a problem: they've got plenty of awesome casts ... but tons of miscasted figures, color tests, scrapped figured, prototypes, over-casts and more sitting around the studios. That takes up space, and to... read

Kidrobot fights again with Street Fighter series 2


Round 2! Fight!
Aug 01
Kidrobot knows when it has a winning ticket, and their Street Fighter figures are it. The first series was well received and even re-released as two-packs to hold fans over until Series 2 came out. Now the wait is almost ove... read






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