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12:00 PM on 01.24.2015

This June, go bananas for Kamen Rider Gaim's S.H. Figuarts releases

Tamashii's June announcements are coming in, and Kamen Rider Gaim fans will be pleased by a couple of items. The Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica , Psycho-Pass) penned, and fan-beloved series will see the release ...



Mistwalker's mobile-RPG Terra Battle has surpassed 1.5 million downloads worldwide

Unlock new "adventurers" from iconic Final Fantasy character designer Yoshitaka Amano and a new scenario from Yasumi Matsuno, designer of Final Fantasy XII. Also, Terra Battle received the highly anticipated online co-op mode update that allows players to work together to clear stages and adds summons to the battlefield. More Info.

Scarecroodle's massive EXPLOSION of AWESOME recap photo
Scarecroodle's massive EXPLOSION of AWESOME recap
by Scarecroodle

Sometimes there's more awesome than there is time and humble Tomopop editors can't get around to everything. As such, an explosively awesome recap is needed.

Click the jump to see explosions, Gamera, more explosions, Bishoujo She-Hulk, explosions, a monster anthropomorphized into a young girl, and, oh yeah, explosions. Plus Gamera!

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MMPR Legacy White Tigerzord and Saba make for some roaring pre-orders photo
MMPR Legacy White Tigerzord and Saba make for some roaring pre-orders
by Scarecroodle

Bandai of America's Power Rangers Legacy White Tigerzord and Saba are currently available for pre-order. 

The Legacy series has been capitalizing on MMPR nostalgia for a few years now, with such entries as the original Megazord and Dragon Zord. but that enthusiasm is still going strong for many fans with the addition of the White Ranger's (Tommy) zord and talking sword. Both feature die-cast parts although Saba likely features more die-cast, given the higher price-tag. Additionally, the White Tigerzord will apparently combine with previous zord builder items.

Saba can be pre-ordred for US$100 and is slated for a December release while the White Tigerzord will follow it in January for US$80.

[ Pre-order White Tigerzord | Saba at Big Bad Toy Store ]

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10:30 AM on 06.24.2014

Figuarts Zero summons MMPR Green Ranger for release

This is an unexpected development here. I thought that when MMPR went heavily into S.H. Figuarts and just a slight dip into Super Robot Chogokin, those were going to be the two lines. Now coming out of the Premium Bandai shop...

Andres Cerrato

Tamashii Nations' next SDCC exclusive is Armored Black Ranger photo
Tamashii Nations' next SDCC exclusive is Armored Black Ranger
by Andres Cerrato

I'm sure you all remember the episode of MMPR. Sure, it was 20 years ago but you remember it like it was yesterday. Zack needs to overcome the odds, Tommy lends him his shield and we get the Armored Black Ranger. It was an episode made for just the U.S. and the figure representation thereof will only be available at San Diego Comic Con.

Just as with its fellow SDCC exclusive SHF Vegeta, it's a re-deco of an existing figure. If you don't already have the standard SHF MMPR Black Ranger, here's your alternative. It's what we've come to expect for SDCC Tamashii exclusives. Heck, I even called it back in my review of the original. No word on pricing just yet, but that detail should come shortly. For now, enjoy the photos and the fact that there won't be one of these for Billy.

[Images via Bluefin Tamashii Nations]

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9:00 AM on 05.17.2014

S.H. Figuarts Kikaider gets a photo gallery

A photo gallery has appeared for Bandai's upcoming S.H. Figuarts Kikaider, based on the character's appearance in a rebooted film. [EDIT: I've been informed that this is the costume from the original show, not the film.] I wa...


9:30 AM on 05.16.2014

S.H. MonsterArts Godzilla 2014 makes its debut

Godzilla hit theaters late last night, and while I've yet to see it because I have this thing called "work", I'm anxious to go. What I've also been awaiting however is Bandai's take on the new monstrous version of the King of...

Andres Cerrato

Tomopop Review: S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Agito Shining Form photo
Tomopop Review: S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Agito Shining Form
by Andres Cerrato

Kamen Rider Agito has had his share of figures. It was one of the notorious early releases in the S.H. Figuarts line, namely due to the fact it only came with the standard figure and two extra hands. Since then, the other forms and riders have seen release and have come with more accessories, yet we haven't seen the strongest form of them all, Shining Agito.

As the name would imply, this new figure might truly shine. Find out if it does after the jump for today's review of S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Agito Shining Form.


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Tomopop Review: S.H. Figuarts Power Rangers Ninja Storm Blue and Yellow photo
Tomopop Review: S.H. Figuarts Power Rangers Ninja Storm Blue and Yellow
by Andres Cerrato

I mentioned it last time, but Ninja Storm was the series that got me re-interested in Power Rangers. I really liked the S.H. Figuarts Red Wind Ranger, so I figured that I should probably complete the team with Blue and Yellow. Thankfully, it's rather easy to do since they were released in a two pack. Now that the Wind School has all of its members, have the two new SHFs received their diplomas and are ready for release?

Find out after the jump in today's review!

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3:00 PM on 03.28.2014

S.H. MonsterArts Burning Godzilla now without flames

[Update: Earlier version of this story incorrectly labeled this as the S.H. MonsterArts release of 2014 Godzilla. It has since been edited. -Andres]  Godzilla has been a great reason for the S.H. MonsterArts line. Multip...

Andres Cerrato

9:00 AM on 03.26.2014

S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Kabuto 2.0 preview details new possibilities for line

The original S.H. Figuarts Kamen Rider Kabuto was released more than 5 years ago. At that time, it was a great figure and in many respects, still is. However, with 5 years come a lot of innovations. Bandai deemed it necessary...

Andres Cerrato

Tomopop Review: S.H. Figuarts MMPR Black Ranger photo
Tomopop Review: S.H. Figuarts MMPR Black Ranger
by Andres Cerrato

Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers defined the childhoods of most of those born in the mid-1980s. Compared to the toys of the past, it really isn't fair to compare them to what we've already seen from Tamashii Nations in their release of S.H. Figuarts lineup of MMPR figures (Red and Green | Armored Red | White). The newest entry to the line is the Black Ranger, whose powers were shared by both Zack and Adam.

Find out why this latest release is no frog in today's review of the S.H. Figuarts MMPR Black Ranger!

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