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Megahouse bringing a new Dimension to Dragonball with Goku and Vegeta

Set up the epic battle!
Jun 05
// Soul Tsukino
Megahouse has announced pre-orders for two figures in their Dimension of Dragonball series: Vegeta and Super Saiyan Goku, who is a re-release. Super Saiyan Goku stands at 8 and 1/4 inches tall. He comes with three different f...
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S.H. Figuarts

S.H. Figuarts Sailor Venus coming back at ya

Love will find its way back to you
Feb 04
// Soul Tsukino
In case you missed it the first time, Bandai will be restocking their S.H. Figuarts Sailor Venus figure. The pvc figure stands at 140 mm (aprox. 5 1/2 inches) and is fully poseable. The Guardian of Love comes with 3 different...
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Nendoroid Link

Nendoroid Link: The Wind Waker Re-Release

Another chance to bring home the hero
Feb 04
// Rachael Chambers
If you weren't able to snag Nendo Link when he was first released in Fall of 2014, there's good news! The Wind Waker adventurer will be re-released in June of this year with pre-orders already underway. Good Smile Company's v...
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Alter's Asuka Jersey Version sees re-release

well...with limited depth perception
Jan 22
// Oansun
Who doesn't like getting a second chance on cool items? Especially ones with high praise. So maybe you read the Tomopop review, and decided to go for one and were too late. Alter has come through! Asuka gets a re-release. And...

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Kotobukiya Holo

Kotobukiya's iconic Holo gets a fourth re-release

The wolf among us
Mar 25
// Martin Siggers
Kotobukiya's beautiful version of Spice & Wolf's Holo has become a trademark figure for the company. First released in 2008, she's undergone two subsequent re-releases, most recently in 2011. Now she's back for a near unp...
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SHF Sailor Moon

S.H. Figuarts Sailor Moon is getting a re-release

In the month of the June
Mar 03
// Martin Siggers
S.H. Figuarts Sailor Moon was certainly one of the more eagerly anticipated figures of last year, causing a pretty mad pre-order scramble that you don't see too often. It was worth the hassle too as Natalie discovered in her ...
GSC Shinobu photo
GSC Shinobu

Pre-orders are up for Good Smile's Shinobu re-release

However, it's Good Smile Online Store exclusive
Jan 21
// Martin Siggers
As we talked about yesterday, the fact that Good Smile Company is re-releasing their lovely Shinobu Oshino from the Monogatari series is fantastic news for collectors, since it allows fans to get their hands on a figure ...
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Monogatari heroine returns for a second serving
It's been more than two years since we originally had a chance to pre-order Good Smile Company's rather adorable take on the Monogatari series's resident vampire loli, Shinobu Oshino. As with all things Monogatari s...

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Disney Pop! figures

Funko reveals Disney Pop! Wreck-It Ralph figures, more

He's too cute to wreck anything
Oct 03
// Kristina Pino
[update: I've learned that the original WIR releases were limited, but popular enough to merit a wide re-release. Along with having an opportunity to get the rest of the WIR crew for your collection more easily, you'll be abl...
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Taiga Aisaka

Kotobukiya's Taiga returns for a second last episode

Will you take the chance to tame the tiger?
Oct 01
// Martin Siggers
I'm always thrilled when older figures get re-releases, particularly when the figures themselves are excellent. That's certainly the case here, as Kotobukiya have revealed they'll be giving collectors a second chance to grab ...
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Alpaca Man

Beware the power of Steins;Gate's Alpaca Man

Resin kits get a re-release
Aug 07
// Brian Szabelski
In today's installment of "Wait, they actually made this into a resin kit?", we have a re-release from resin kit maker World Scope, featuring Alpaca Man and his boss, Alpaca Commander. The duo hail from Steins;Gate: Line...
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Madoka & Mami

Renew your contract with Madoka and Mami

GSC's 1/8 versions return for pre-orders
Jul 23
// Martin Siggers
Good Smile Company isn't ready to stop riding that Madoka Magica train yet,as they've just put two of their popular 1/8 versions of the magical girls up for re-release. Coming your way again will be adorable protagonist Madok...
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Heaven or Hell

Alter's Dizzy returns for pre-orders

Heaven and Hell all over again
Jul 17
// Martin Siggers
Since her initial release back in April 2011 Alter's rendition of Dizzy from Guilty Gear has become one of their most famous and beloved figures, a legendary release from a legendary company. Already re-released once in ...
Martin Hsu at SDCC photo
Martin Hsu at SDCC

Martin Hsu unveils San Diego Comic Con plans

New colorways, prints, and custom figures!
Jul 15
// Natalie Kipper
If your SDCC plans involve making a stop at Martin Hsu's booth #4531 (and really, they should), you have got quite a few things to look forward to. For starters, the last 5 pieces of the Wingrow Gallery colorway (US...
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figma Link and figma Samus now available everywhere

Snag them from your store of choice
May 24
// Martin Siggers
Ever since Link and Samus popped up for pre-orders at Big Bad Toy Store we've been wondering why they haven't appeared on other sites. Wonder no more however as all the big hitters now have the pair up for pre-order. We've go...
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Lechery ER Nurse

[NSFW] Lechery's Miyu returns, forgot her uniform again

Seems legit
May 22
// Tianxiao Ma
Lechery's blog announced the re-release of their ER Nurse Miyu figure. I'm not sure what medical condition she's equipped to look at, though. Well, that's not true. I have a pretty good idea, and late night commercials someti...
Messenger Girl returns photo
Messenger Girl returns

Kaitendoh's Messenger Girl rides again

New repaint version joins the original's re-release
May 22
// Brian Szabelski
Kaitendoh's Messenger Girl was released about a year ago, but she's not done with her rounds yet. And apparently, she's got a twin. Atomic Bom's sculpt is back with both a re-release of the original figure and a new recolored...
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Revoltech Yotsuba and Danboard return once more

'Renewal' versions now up for pre-order
May 15
// Martin Siggers
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...

[UPDATED] Max Factory's Zero Suit Samus may be back, too

Re-release may be coming this winter
May 06
// Brian Szabelski
[Update: Pre-orders have also opened at Anime Island, making it look pretty likely this re-issue is legitimate. Link added below] Martin already posted about the figma Link and Samus news earlier today, but they're ...
A second chance to grab Nintendo's heroes
[Update: They've also been listed over at Anime Island, so it looks like this re-issue is definitely happening. Pre-order links added below] It's no secret that Max Factory's recent line of Nintendo figmas has been wildly pop...


A second chance to grab Sentinel's duo of Cantis

The best versions of FLCL's iconic bot return
Apr 15
// Martin Siggers
By this point Sentinel have carved out a reputation for producing some of the very best poseable toys around. Unfortunately, they've also carved out a reputation for being expensive and selling out impossibly fast. We can't d...

Alter's Black Hanekawa returns

Pre-orders open for August re-release
Apr 09
// Brian Szabelski
Missed Alter's Black Hanekawa figure when she was up for pre-order before? Lucky you; she's getting a re-release this August. The 1/7-scale figure was reviewed by Emily more than a year ago, but Bakemonogatari is still popula...
To Aru Index chibis photo
To Aru Index chibis

Chara-Ani piles on the Index with two re-releases

All the adorably shrunken Misaka you can handle
Mar 15
// Martin Siggers
With the To Aru Majutsu no Index movie packing out cinemas, it's good times for the franchise and the perfect opportunity for Chara-Ani to release an upgraded set of its Toy's Works' super deformed trading figures.  ...

This fabulous Yui Takamura figure is being re-released

Kotobukiya's bringing her back in July
Mar 14
// Tianxiao Ma
Yeah sure, Kotobukiya's been making the Muv-Luv girls in their skin-tight suits as of late. Yui got that treatment not long ago. But remember when they put her in a more elegant outfit? I find that version much sexier than ev...

Order re-released G.E.M. Edward Elric at Hobby Search

Equivalent exchange is all Edward asks of you
Mar 12
// Jon Wills
Brian found something interesting yesterday while looking through merchandise for us to write about. It seems Hobby Search has posted a pre-order for a re-released G.E.M. Series figure of the famous Edward Elric from Ful...
Good Smile Company strikes for my very heart!
[update: Pre-order information added to the bottom of this post] Very high on my short list of grail figures are the Rin and Len Kagamine scaled figures that Good Smile Company released back in 2009, and thanks to high rankin...


A second chance at owning Medicom's Frankenweenie plushes

Buy the plushes as 3-piece sets at Entertainment Earth
Dec 25
// Natalie Kipper
Entertainment Earth has quite the Christmas gift for those who missed out on Medicom's Frankenweenie plushes the first time around (I remember more than a few of you were upset about not getting Mr. Whiskers). Both the large ...

The Transformers Holy Grail, Fortress Maximus returns

Transformers Encore 23 shows up on Big Bad Toy Store!
Oct 03
// Jeremy Emerje Crocker
Ask most Transformers collectors what the one figure is that they would love to have in their collection, but could never afford is and they'll likely answer Fortress Maximus. I know, I'm one of them. The after...
January re-release latest GSC figure to get a second run
The latest figure to be targeted by the Good Smile Company re-release initiative is an oldie but a goodie: the brown-framed World is Mine Miku from all the way back in 2009! This is the exact same figure as before, complete w...


Squeeze Griffon's Choun Shiryu into your collection

Aug 03
// Chang Su
China dress, qipao, cheongsam -- call it whatever you want, but there's no denying they look bangin' on the right kind of women, especially if they happen to be a size or two too small. Enter Griffon Enterprises' Choun S...

As a part of their 10th anniversary shindig, Good Smile Company have announced two Nendoroid and one scaled release. Miku (Hachune ver. - reviewed) and Makise Kurisu (White Coat ver.; Steins;Gate) are the two Nendoroids that ...


If there's one figure that got universal love for her beauty, it was Alter's Momohime (reviewed), released back in 2010. In fact, she was so beautiful, we shot her two more times just for good measure. Needless to say, we're ...


Catch the Araragi clan and a Dog Days girl for pre-order

Jul 12
// Kristina Pino
Besides that FamilyMart Wild Tiger figure that Yami was talking about, tonight's pre-orders include the adorasome Ricotta Elmar (recently previewed by Mikatan; ¥3,600 for November) of Dog Days fame, and figma Tsukihi Arar...

Brace yourself for more GSC re-releases

Jul 11
// Chang Su
After Shiki and Saber Lion, Good Smile Company & Max Factory are back with more re-releases! If you've seen the results of their 10th anniversary poll, then you'll be sure to recognize some of these returning favourites. ...

Saber is not done with the beach just yet

Jul 07
// Chang Su
For many of you, the summer heat has been pretty harsh in recent weeks. Asides from free air conditioning, the best thing to beat the heat is to kick off as much clothes as you can legally get away with and hit the Beach. I g...

Good Smile offers up two re-releases and Tomo Asama

Jul 06
// Brian Szabelski
It's been a busy day for pre-orders, because Good Smile just offered up three of them! First, from Horizon on the Middle of Nowhere comes Max Factory's 1/7-scale Tomo Asama. Yes, you can either pose her with her bow or a...

Kingdom Hearts Wonder Meow plush getting a re-release

Jun 13
// Natalie Kipper
If you missed out on the adorable Wonder Meow (also known as Wonder Nyan and Meow Wow) from the upcoming game, Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance, you may be in luck. The roly-poly plush is scheduled for a re-release in...

The original Vocaloid Nendoroids ride again

May 29
// Kristina Pino
Even though Miku has had plenty of releases and incarnations and the twins got their Cheerful Japan versions, it looks like the original Nendoroids are going to have another release this coming July. It was announced on the d...

Tales of Vesperia's Yuri plush gets a re-release

Apr 12
// Natalie Kipper
Tales fans are in luck because not only is the Flynn Scifo figure seeing a re-release but so is the plush of Yuri Lowel, brought to us by Gift and Alter. The poseable plush of the hero from Tales of Vesperia wi...

ALTAiR re-releases Flynn Scifo from Tales of Vesperia

Apr 11
// Jon Wills
Just in case you missed this pretty knight in shining armor, Alter is now re-releasing their excellent Flynn Scifo from Tales of Vesperia. So if you own a Yuri Lowel and would like to see him linked at his base (ahem) with Fl...

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