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Review JJBA Kakyoin photo
Anyone have cherries for this handsome man?
One of my (many) favorite things about JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is the fact that the creator, Araki Hirohiko, allows for multiple color schemes for different characters. This is the second color scheme for Noriaki Kakyoin, and features much more subdued colors. Let's take a look at this cherry lovin' lad shall we? Hit the jump to see how Kakyoin's figure turned out!  read feature

Review BusyBody photo
A fun animation tool at the tip of your fingers
Today I bring to you something that's sure to keep me sidetracked at my desk when I get bored, or just need a break from everyday work. Eye Think, Inc.'s BusyBody is the tool to do just that. I've previously written about this tool to cure boredom, but now I have it in my hands, so we'll put that to the test. Join me after the jump to find out what I thought about this little gadget! read feature

BusyBody Quick-Pose photo
BusyBody Quick-Pose

BusyBody the Quick-Pose Animator for fun and work alike


Are you bored or need help with your animation? Here you go!
Mar 26
I'm definitely one of those people who find myself distracted constantly while attempting to work, whether it be while I'm writing, drawing, animating, sewing, etc. the list goes on and on. I have now found the perfect desk ... read
Hot Toys Igor photo
Hot Toys Igor

Sideshow features the brutish Igor in their video showcase


Welcome to the Velvet Room?
Feb 20
Iron Man 3 had a veritable smorgasbord of armors, which of course means plenty of fodder for Hot Toys' 1/6-scale line of Iron Man figures. Sideshow has recently uploaded a video of the Mark XXXVIII (38 to you non-Romans) arm... read
Game of Thrones photo
Hear him roar
This month saw the release of ThreeZero's Tyrion Lannister, which is based on the image of Peter Dinklage in the HBO series Game of Thrones. When it comes to figures based on real people, it's usually a hit-or-miss deal. The ... read feature

RAH Hange Zoe photo
RAH Hange Zoe

Hide your titans, RAH Hange Zoe is on the loose!


Drool
Jan 24
As dark as Attack on Titan can be at times, it does have its fair share of zany moments. Some of my favorite ones come from Hange Zoe, the overzealous Titan enthusiast. She's one of the few characters who don't fear Titans - ... read
Star Wars photo
Tamashii Nations/Bandai are going all out on this line
Well, were you on the fence about collecting S.H. Figuarts Star Wars representations? That decision just got a lot easier, as Luke Skywalker has entered the fray. I was one of those people crying out for six inch Star Wars fi... read feature

Hot Toys 1/4 Boba Fett photo
Hot Toys 1/4 Boba Fett

Hot Toys Boba Fett is more than you bargained for


Now in a larger, 1/4 size
Dec 15
I think just about everyone knew that Hot Toys was going to release Boba Fett sooner or later. Given the character's popularity, it was inevitable. What people did not see coming though was that the release of Boba Fett was g... read
Figuarts Chibi Moon photo
Figuarts Chibi Moon

S.H. Figuarts Chibi Moon arrives in May


Pre-orders not open yet for her
Dec 15
Tamashii Nations' Sailor Moon site has just updated with a new post, announcing a release date and retail price for S.H. Figuarts Chibi Moon. The news? She's coming in May 2015 with a retail price of ¥4,536, making h... read
ThreeZero Robocop 3.0 photo
ThreeZero Robocop 3.0

ThreeZero's Robocop gets an upgrade to 3.0


Pre-orders start Monday
Dec 11
ThreeZero's at it again: they've got another 1/6-scale RoboCop on sale next week. This time, it's the black-colored 3.0 version from the recent film. It's essentially a colorway of the RoboCop 1.0 figure, and like the first o... read
figma Sakura photo
Pretty in Pink
Surprise! In what almost seems like an intentional piece of counter-programming, the figma blog decided today was the day to release the first fully painted shot of the upcoming figma Sakura Kinomot. Though we've seen he... read feature

SHF Sakura photo
SHF Sakura

S.H. Figuarts Cardcaptor Sakura flies to pre-orders


Bet on the cards
Oct 30
Bandai certainly don't waste any time do they? Just a shade over two weeks after the company revealed the existence of S.H. Figuarts Sakura Kinomoto from Cardcaptor Sakura, she's now up for pre-order at all your favourite int... read
RAH Rin Tohsaka photo
RAH Rin Tohsaka

Fate's Rin Tohsaka gets an RAH figure


I do like the glasses face
Oct 24
I'm not the biggest fan of the Fate franchise, but Rin has a nice enough design where I've generally liked the figures that get made of her. Medicom Toy is jumping on that bandwagon with this RAH version, which should be a tr... read
SHF Sakura photo
But they're both so adorable!
It seems like only yesterday I was complaining about how there were no Cardcaptor Sakura figures, but now we're practically drowning in them, as Bandai have announced they'll be producing an S.H. Figuarts version of Saku... read feature

figma Sakura photo
figma Sakura

figma blog shows off Cardcaptor Sakura prototype


I'm already dreading the Hentai Woody photos
Oct 17
As I've noted several times before, I'm a huge Cardcaptor Sakura fan and the series's recent return to the front lines of the anime toy world has filled me with unmitigated glee. We've known for a while now that Max Fact... read
Revoltech Darth Vader photo
Revoltech Darth Vader

Revolve to the dark side with Revoltech Darth Vader


The first Star Wars Revoltech goes up for pre-order
Sep 18
We saw quite a few Star Wars Revoltech figures at WonFes. Soon Darth Vader will be at your doorstep as he has gone up for pre-order. There aren't a ton of surprises as far as the retail version goes. You have a segmented cape... read
ThreeZero Aphrodite A photo
ThreeZero Aphrodite A

Pre-orders for ThreeZero's Aphrodite A begin Friday


Yes, the trademark missiles are here, too
Sep 03
As if the Ned Stark news wasn't enough, ThreeZero also announced that their Aphrodite A figure is up for pre-order on Friday. The Mazinger Z mech will come with her chest-mounted Koushiryoku missiles as accessories, but ... read
WonFes: Revoltech photo
WonFes: Revoltech

Wonder Festival 2014 Summer: Revoltech - Iron Man


Build your own armory out of plastic figures
Aug 08
Kaiyodo had Iron Men past and future at their Wonder Festival booth ... well, Revoltech Iron Men. Kaiyodo's display featured not only their past Iron Man Revoltechs, but the upcoming Mark XXI figure in its golden splendor.&nb... read
S.H. Figuarts photo
Not the service you'd expect
You know, there's something to be said about the harem show. Sure, they're usually puerile, insipid and lacking in any sort of redeeming value. Yes, they usually rely on fanservice in lieu of good animation or solid design. Y... read feature

SDCC: Bandai Sailor Moon photo
Still waiting on that Figuarts Tuxedo Mask
It wasn't too hard to spot the Sailor Moon merchandise in Bluefin/Tamashii Nations' booth this year, with plenty of folks gathered around the cases, snapping photos of the figures inside. All eight currently announced S.... read feature

SDCC: Square Enix FF/KH photo
SDCC: Square Enix FF/KH

SDCC 2014: Square Enix - Final Fantasy/Kingdom Hearts


Square Enix's classic franchises well represented at their booth
Jul 26
What kind of Play Arts Kai display would it be without some Final Fantasy/Kingdom Hearts news to share? Apparently, Square Enix feels it wouldn't be much of one, since they've brought along several new prototypes for San... read
Kotobukiya Yotsuba photo
Kotobukiya Yotsuba

No assembly required for Kotobukiya's new Yotsuba


Someone needs to make a 'Blue Forever' version now
Jul 22
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... read
figma Snake photo
A Snake size for everyone
We'd already known Nendoroid Solid Snake was coming thanks to an announcement at Wonder Festival. Now though it seems Good Smile Company have gone deeper into Kojima territory, as on livestream today it was revealed Max Facto... read feature

figma Chariot photo
figma Chariot

figma Chariot rides into pre-orders, demands macaroons


Also demands a considerable amount of money
Jul 03
One of the many things I enjoyed about the Black Rock Shooter anime was the design of the superbly disturbed original character, Chariot. Though she's been out and about as a Nendoroid, her creepy character design was al... read
Buster Machine No.7 photo
Aim for the Top!
While Gainax's seminal mecha show Gunbuster has begun to get a bit more love from the figure world over the years (such as the rather excellent Super Robot Chogokin Gunbuster), it's sort-of-sequel Diebuster has mostly been le... read feature

Medicom Toy photo
Medicom Toy

Medicom's Toy Exhibition 2014 reveals new Kill La Kill Real Action Heroes


Plus, Daft Punk, Madoka Magica and more!
Jun 21
Medicom's annual Toy Exhibition opened today, and as ever for the company Real Action Heroes were front and centre. There was a good mix of announced, released and brand new stuff on show, with a few first glimpses to hand. P... read
Summer WonFes photo
Kantai Collection leads the fleet
Is it really almost Wonder Festival time again? Yes, though it might be difficult to believe, the biannual celebration of all things figure is almost upon us, and as ever headliner Good Smile Company has some neat exclusives ... read feature

SH Figuarts MJ photo
SH Figuarts MJ

S.H. Figuarts Michael Jackson up for pre-order!


Snatch him now before he's gone like a Smooth Criminal
Jun 02
I've been so excited about so many figures in the S.H. Figuarts toy line, but this is the one that obviously takes the cake for me. We've seen him previously at events, and in scans, but now he's up for pre-order and ready to... read
SH Figuarts MJ photo
SH Figuarts MJ

S.H. Figuarts Michael Jackson kicks his way into magazine scans


I heard the sound of a crescendo
May 22
We first saw him in person at Toy Fair 2014, and now he reappears in the new magazine scans - my most wanted figure of the year - S.H. Figuarts Michael Jackson! The scans show him in all kinds of poses, and it looks like you'... read
Cu-Poche Dekomori photo
Bring down the hammer
After Kotobukiya added Rikka Takanashi to their Cu-Poche line, it was surely only a matter of time before her erstwhile sidekick Sanae Dekomori showed up in the range. Sure enough, the deranged schoolgirl is now available for... read feature

Bandai AGP Yamato photo
Bandai AGP Yamato

AGP Yamato has a whole lot of guns


Bandai's upcoming AGP looks like the most elaborate one yet
May 01
Kantai Collection has given us a number of great character designs, but in terms of sheer firepower, I think Yamato wins. It's no surprise that Bandai chose to make her their first KanColle AGP character. The figure look... read
S.H. Figuarts photo
S.H. Figuarts

S.H. Figuarts Sadako still creeps me out


She's a bloody terror
Apr 29
I've got to hand it to Bandai. Their expansion of the S.H. Figuarts line is reaching out to some strange places, which includes their rendition of Sadako, from the classic Japanese horror film Ringu. The official S.H. Figuart... read
Tomorrow Kings photo
Tomorrow Kings

ThreeA's new Tomorrow Kings arrive May 1


Good news for those who like giant hammers
Apr 29
ThreeA's latest Tomorrow Kings figures are coming up for pre-order this week, and it does look like they have to hammer out some things ... literally. Kyodasha and Rongu Iku, the two individual figures up for pre-order, ... read
C2E2 2014 Enterbay photo
C2E2 2014 Enterbay

C2E2 2014: Enterbay


Movie and sports icons on display
Apr 27
Enterbay is known for their realistic 1/6-scale poseable figures, competing with the likes of Hot Toys. At C2E2 they showed off a pair of 1/4-scale movie icons: RoboCop and the T-1000. They also brought a number of basketball icons to the event. Click on to see more info about their display. read
RAH Link photo
Too Much Green
I've got a real soft spot for Real Action Heroes Link. Not only because, like many people, I dearly love The Legend of Zelda, but because he was one of the first major pieces of news I covered after I joined the site. As... read feature

Threezero Titanfall photo
Threezero Titanfall

Threezero announces Titanfall license


Atlas prototype shown on Facebook
Apr 03
Titanfall is trying to make mech-based games cool again, and a merchandising agreement with Threezero is a pretty good start. They've announced via Facebook that they're working on an Atlas figure. There's no release tim... read
KLK pre-orders photo
KLK pre-orders

Nendoroid Mako, figma Ryuko now available for pre-orders


Sell la Sell
Mar 27
Yesterday we had a double whammy of Kill la Kill previews, with both Nendoroid Mako and figma Ryuko going under the cameras. Now, as promised, they're both available for you to spend your hard-earned on. For all the supe... read
figma Ryuko photo
I'm running out of 'Don't lose your way' jokes by now
You haven't been able to move for Kill la Kill figure news over the past couple of days (Nendoroid Mako was just this morning!), and it doesn't look like the rush is about to slow down, as the figma blog has taken the wr... read feature

Hot Toys' Raiden photo
For all your slicing and dicing cyborg needs
Hot Toys are back at it again, making yet another awesome 1/6-scale figure. This time, they've picked Raiden in his Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance form, and from the photos they've sent us, no detail has been left overlo... read feature

Cu-Poche Mikoto Misaka photo
No Touma to pick on, unfortunately
It's been a while since we heard about Kotobukiya's Cu-Poche Mikoto Misaka, but Akiba Hobby has a grand gallery up for your viewing. The articulation of the Cu-Poche design should lead to dynamic poses, which will make up som... read feature







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