Transformers photo

Hong Kong event might confirm several Transformers rumors

Hasbro and Takara Tomy may have interesting things planned for 2015
Jan 20
Normally I'm hesitant to report on rumors when there's no concrete evidence, but lately some lingering rumors appear to be gaining legs. That includes the rumors of new Masterpiece figures from Takara Tomy and some really une... read
Transformers Masterpiece photo
Transformers Masterpiece

[Update] TaoBao puts the Transformers Masterpiece rumor mill into overtime

Site lists Tracks, Road Rage, and Ironhide listed
Jan 20
[Update: Seibertron is reporting that a rumor going around UK Toy Fair right now is that Takara Tomy is also planning to release Masterpiece versions of tank Megatron (not the Combiner Wars version), Ratchet (of course), Shoc... read
Lego Jurassic World photo
Lego Jurassic World

Lego Jurassic World sets might be coming in the near future

Chris Pratt reveals info on Empire Film Podcast
Sep 09
Chris Pratt does a pretty good job of bringing joy to people's faces, whether it's rapping Eminem's part from "Forgot About Dre," his on-screen roles in Guardians of the Galaxy, The Lego Movie and Parks and Recreati... read
Fairy Tail photo
Fairy Tail

Tsume-Art hints at an upcoming Erza Scarlet

Twitter reply offers an idea of what's next
Jun 20
It's been a little while since Tsume released their excellent figures of Natsu and Gajeel from Fairy Tail, but we're finally getting signs that they'll be picking up the series again. A few days ago Fairy Tail autho... read
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Rumor time

Rumor: Harry Potter x Square Enix possible?

Square's merchandise division head tweets out a curious picture
Jun 09
Hidemi Matsuzuka, the general manager for Square Enix's Play Arts Kai brand, has tweeted out an image on both his Japanese and English accounts, showing off a letter addressed from Hogwarts. Of course, Hogwarts is from t... read

Fate of figma Strength comes into question

Coming soon or joining an ever growing list of unreleased figma?
May 23
Remember how awesome Wonder Festival 2013 Winter was with its torrent of figma goodness? Much of what appeared there has hit pre-orders and some have even been released already. But one figure in particular is suddenly seeing... read
Dunny 2013 rumor photo
Picture purportedly shows off some of this year's release
It's that time of the year again: we're wondering where info is on Kidrobot's yearly Dunny installment, and some image pops up online purporting to be this year's line-up. Some folks take it at face value and others are more ... read feature

Apparently by a Hong Kong studio I've never heard of before
If the rumors are to be believed, there's a new series of small-scale Sailor Moon poseable figures on the way in May. The figure's makers are Legend Studios, a small Hong Kong-based company whose only previously known figures... read feature


Rumorpop: Wave may make more female-fan-friendly figures

Job posting hints at nothing too specific, but could male figures be on the horizon from Wave?
Feb 09
A new part-time job posting on the Wave Corp. website has caught our attention here at Tomopop. The job is with Wave in the field of figure development, with 1-3 people possibly being brought in. While that in and of itself i... read

My Little Pony may hit Build-A-Bear this Spring

Could a Facebook comment lead to pandemonium?
Jan 18
Well, it may just be a response to a comment made on Facebook, but the original poster would be correct. If Build-A-Bear released My Little Pony related outfits, or actual stuffed animals themselves, they would make a boatloa... read

Rumor: Could Disney be interested in Hasbro?

MTV Geek reports high-level discussions may be starting
Nov 05
Just last week, Disney announced seemingly out of nowhere that they were buying up Lucasfilm for US$4 billion. And now, according to sources that talked to MTV Geek, the Mouse's attention may be turning to another company: Ha... read

Rumorpop: Is Disney's Shellie May heading Stateside?

Aug 29
Visitors to Disneyland and Walt Disney World are no doubt familiar with Duffy the Disney Bear (check out my Show and Tell for a refresher). The Japanese transplant can be spotted all over the parks. But what about his girlfri... read

Rumorpop: figma Nanoha 2nd A's movie version at WonFes?

Jul 18
If pictures are to be believed, that will be the case. Spotted over at Axe Factory, a promotional flyer for the upcoming Nendoroid Nanoha and Fate set shows the silhouette of the title heroine for the newest figma. The movie,... read

Rumorpop: The odd case of the Cowboy Bebop figures

Jun 14
By now, you may have already seen what appears to be images of new figures for Cowboy Bebop's Spike Spiegel and Vicious. Spotted by BeckyHolly and many others (and being discussed there as well), the images (which according t... read

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