I think one of the best things to inspire passion for a hobby is having a good brick and mortar retail store around. They're valuable for showing off the hobby and product, and you can get some good info from experienced coll... read
Kidrobot has had a rough time this year. They’ve raised prices and have closed a number of stores. They don’t even have their own booth at this year’s SDCC.
So instead of waiting to hear about each store t... read
Buy the old-fashioned way, from an actual live person
// Andres Cerrato
For years, people have clamored for the return of Gundam models to retail stores. While the internet has more than supplied the need, there's still something nice about buying something in person at a store. Beginning next mo... read
I miss the days where you could stroll into a Toys R Us, walk about the isles and pick up a Gundam kit. Those days haven't been around for a decade but they may just be back again. Barnes & Noble stores have begun to stoc... read
There's a little something special for those long-distance fans, too.
// Natalie Kipper
Los Angeles-based collectors, rejoice! Power Anime will once again have a physical retail location beginning with its soft opening this Friday, September 7. The store's last location was at the Westside Pavilion mall and I sh... read
For just under a week, since the massive earthquake and tsunami hit Japan's Tohoku region, we've seen multiple toy companies and artists come forth with different fundraising sales and events to help donate to a truly good ca... read