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Nov 22 // Jonathan Tubbs

Kaitendoh updates Last Exile's Alvis with some changes

Earlier in the year, Kaitendoh opened up pre-orders for the slightly older version of Alvis from the Last Exile sequel, Last Exile: Fam, the Silver Wing. Rather than re-releasing this 1/8-scale figure, Kaitendoh has decided t...
Nov 22 // Jonathan Tubbs

Amie-Grand looks down on Evangelion's Asuka in a good way

Asuka Langley Shikinami from Rebuild of Evangelion; love her or hate her, you at least have to admire some of the figures released of her. I know I'm drawn in by Amie-Grand's latest 1/6-scale figure of this fiery red head sin...
Nov 22 // Jonathan Tubbs

ALTER's announcements for MegaHobby EXPO 2012 Autumn

In case you haven't heard me say it enough, let me remind you again one more time. The MegaHobby EXPO 2012 Autumn event is this weekend on November 25, 2012. We've already seen Kotobukiya tease what they'll be showing at the ...
Nov 22 // Jonathan Tubbs

Penguindrum and Strike Witches round out ALTER's scans

Put down that turkey! There's still scans to talk about! With MegaHobby EXPO 2012 Autumn around the corner, certainly the latest magazine scans have something for what ALTER may have at this event on November 25, 2012. ALTER ...
Nov 22 // Jonathan Tubbs

Wave's Beach Queens Asuna and Miho get scanned

At the Dengeki 20th Anniversary Festival, Wave Corporation announced a ton of new 1/10-scale Beach Queens figures from a variety of titles including Accel World, Binbougami ga!, Mahou Tsukai no Yoru, Tari Tari, and more. None...
Nov 22 // Jonathan Tubbs

Kotobukiya teases for MegaHobby EXPO 2012 Autumn

Who loves mosaics for figure previews!? I know Kotobukiya does! We just saw them do that recently for their Cu-poche Saber from Fate/stay night and now the company has even more as they get us all excited for MegaHobby EXPO 2...
Nov 22 // Jonathan Tubbs

Kotobukiya has more Tekken, Shining Blade, and others

Kotobukiya has many titles that it can easily pluck from to bring regular releases and the latest magazine scans show that still to be true. The company has more coming from the Shining series, more for their Tekken Bishoujo ...
Nov 22 // Jonathan Tubbs

More MegaHouse boys from Fate/Zero and Tiger & Bunny

Egad MegaHouse! You're going all out with the guys from Fate/Zero and then some as seen in the latest magazine scans! We knew that the 1/8-scale M.M.S. Collection Lancer is coming but now the fellow is featured in color ...
Nov 22 // Jonathan Tubbs

Scans show MegaHouse's Chie in color and more prototypes

Though it may be that time of the year for us in the States to go into a food coma, Japan still can't pull a fast one on us like they have with the latest magazine scans. Oodles of delicious tidbits have come pouring out...
Nov 20 // Jonathan Tubbs

The Toaru girls are encapsulated into the CapsuleQ series

Did you know Kaiyodo is in the capsule figure making business? Why yes! They do more than just Revoltech figures! The company has a series of Figures called the CapsuleQ Fraulein which is relatively still new with only four r...
Nov 20 // Jonathan Tubbs

Nendoroid Dead Master is animated for Black Rock Shooter

With Black Rock Shooter running its course for figure releases, how can one make money off the title still? That's easy! Make figures for the anime TV Animation Black Rock Shooter! We've already seen Good Smile Company s...
Nov 20 // Jonathan Tubbs

Max Factory's figma Super Sonico is almost ready to rock

I've slowly become a fan of Nitroplus' busty virtual idol and mascot, Super Sonico because I find her to have a rounder body when compared to other figures but her releases have been, well, mostly on the NSFW side of things o...
Nov 20 // Jonathan Tubbs

Koto suits up Muv-Luv Alternative's Yui for pre-order

It's obvious that the ladies of Muv-Luv Alternative Total Eclipse have a certain aspect about them that cannot be overlooked. Figure manufacturers have also taken notice to this certain aspect, especially Alpha Max. In fact, ...
Nov 19 // Jonathan Tubbs

Banpresto's latest may be worth it even if not a prize

It was just a couple of weeks ago that we saw Banpresto display several of their upcoming prize figures for 2013 at the 30th Prize Fair. It was then last week that the Master File Blog gave us a much better look at the Gundam...
Nov 19 // Jonathan Tubbs

Vocaloid gets festive for the first Good Smile Kuji set

It was just a few days ago that we reported that Good Smile Company would be getting into the lottery figure game with their own Good Smile Kuji line. With a few days until the site officially launches on November 22, it look...
Nov 19 // Jonathan Tubbs

Touhou Project's Yuuka shows quesQ who she really is

Griffon Enterprises isn't the only company in town that produces figures from the insanely popular Touhou Project. Though not producing at the rate and quality that Griffon does, quesQ is there as an alternative to figures fr...
Nov 19 // Jonathan Tubbs

Robotics;Notes Nendoroid Akiho is built for previewing

It's been a little while since we last heard about Good Smile Company's Nendoroid figures for 5pb's science fiction visual novel turned anime Robotics;Notes. With the anime well underway, Mikatan's Blog updated with a preview...
Nov 18 // Jonathan Tubbs

Animate Girls Festival 2012: Fate/Zero Waver by ALTER

Boys! Men! Sexy folks! Whatever you want it to be, the Animate Girls Festival has it for you ladies (and guys)! We've seen that already with ALTER revealing the colored prototype of Raven from Namco Bandai role-playing game T...
Nov 14 // Jonathan Tubbs

The iDOLM@STER girls give a mini size Cinderella story

Idol simulator series The iDOLM@STER is certainly something big. I mean look at how many times MegaHouse has released repaints of the girls from this series? Well, The iDOLM@STER is now even bigger than before thank...
Nov 14 // Jonathan Tubbs

Show some emotion for Nendoroid Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi

If you haven't heard of Hentai Ouji to Warawanai Neko then let me give you not so quick synopsis. A misunderstood pervert who gets rewarded rather than punished due to his cowardice and immature girl who wants to be more...
Nov 13 // Jonathan Tubbs

Prepare to card fight Good Smile's Nendoroid Aichi

Card games are serious business you know. So much so that figure makers are taking notice like Good Smile Company with their Nendoroid Plus Series for Cardfight!! Vanguard from earlier in the year. However, these even smaller...
Nov 12 // Jonathan Tubbs

Volks' Sorbet from Shining Hearts makes a cool accessory

It's Monday. I don't want to work and I'm sure you don't either. Heck, you're probably sneaking in some internet at your job right now. So if we're wasting time, let's all go out for some ice cream with Sorbet from Shining He...
Nov 12 // Jonathan Tubbs

To the New World again with Figuarts ZERO Brook and Robin

As it commonly seems with new One Piece releases, some re-releases are bound to happen. If you need to do some catching up to go along with your Figuarts ZERO X-Drake and Basil Hawkins, you can now pre-order again both New Wo...
Nov 12 // Jonathan Tubbs

Panty & Stocking's demon sis Scanty by ALTER shows up

All the way back in March, ALTER opened pre-orders for Kneesocks from the rather unique title Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt. However, one release that seems to have gone by forever without a look other than just an ann...
Nov 12 // Jonathan Tubbs

Mikatan hacks photos of 7th Dragon 2020's Hacker Chelsea

Earlier this year Max Factory made available the Samurai (Katanako) from imagepoch's 2011 PlayStation Portable role-playing game 7th Dragon 2020 that carried with it a unique style in character design making for a beauti...
Nov 12 // Jonathan Tubbs

[UPDATE] Prepare your wallet for these Bandai pre-orders

Bandai recently updated their web page with a slew of products that will soon be up for pre-order, some of which I'm sure you're interested in getting your hands on. The ones that are sure to go quick are the newest Figuarts ...
Nov 09 // Jonathan Tubbs

It's not over for Wild Arms 2 with Over Knight Blazer

Earlier this year, Bandai made a rather surprising announcement with the release of D-Arts Knight Blazer from the 1999 PlayStation role-playing game Wild Arms 2nd Ignition. It was then after Knight Blazer's release that Banda...
Nov 09 // Jonathan Tubbs

Something is off about Griffon's Ichika from Ano Natsu

More Ano Natsu de Matteru figures? Why not!? Well, I guess good for me since I just recently finished the title and it's still fresh in my memory. Griffon Enterprises has set their eyes on the popular female lead of this titl...
Nov 08 // Jonathan Tubbs

Dollfie Dream Aoko and Melty fully previewed by Volks

Just a few days ago, Volks officially revealed on their Dollfie Dream blog that dolls of Aoko Aozaki from TYPE-MOON's visual novel Mahou Tsuaki no Yoru and Melty from SEGA's role-playing game Shining Hearts would be the next ...
Nov 08 // Jonathan Tubbs

How cute do you want to make Cu-poche Kirino from OreImo?

Do you think little sister Kirino from Ore no Imouto ga Konna ni Kawaii Wake ga Nai is cute? Yeah, I haven't either. But this is not for us. This is for the many that do find little Kirino cute and now can now choose how cute...
Nov 08 // Jonathan Tubbs

MegaHouse's Kintoki of Gintama works his charm

Oh ho, you scamps at animate. Posting a product nearly two weeks in advance of MegaHouse making it official for pre-order. I can only assume you were charmed by Kin-chan just like the many others in the recent art of the Gint...
Nov 07 // Jonathan Tubbs

Will you take Gundam Seed's Kira from MegaHouse?

So, Gundam Seed is one of those titles I've been told I should watch but it's been on the backlog with 10 bazillion other shows I need to watch. I do know it's popular with MegaHouse alone producing figures of characters such...
Nov 07 // Jonathan Tubbs

30th Prize Fair: FuRyu

Not much going on for prize figure maker FuRyu who was also in attendance at the 30th Prize Fair. I mean, it would make sense for them to be there since that's their bread and butter. Game characters seem to be the name of th...
Nov 07 // Jonathan Tubbs

30th Prize Fair: Sega Prize

What's a Prize Fair without the company that has it in their name? Sega Prize attended the 30th Prize Fair with their assortment of prize figures from an array of anime titles that may interest some folks. The one that immedi...
Nov 07 // Jonathan Tubbs

30th Prize Fair: Banpresto

Cripes! Another event, Japan? You're keeping yourselves busy with all the product showcasing. At least with the focus of this event, there are plenty more chances for characters we may like at a fraction of the cost. I'm talk...
Nov 07 // Jonathan Tubbs

YuruYuri's Akari by ALTER is visible for you to pre-order

It was just Monday at the Miyazawa Model Exhibition that we saw YuruYuri's background girl Akari brought to the forefront by ALTER. Now she's completely front and center and ready for pre-order at various resellers online. I'...
Nov 07 // Jonathan Tubbs

Masterpiece Optimus Prime in stock at Toys'R'Us.com

In what has been troublesome for many fans of Transformers is the availability of the latest Toys'R'Us exclusive, Masterpiece Optimus Prime. This US release of Japan's MP-10 Masterpiece Convoy has had very limited quantities ...
Nov 06 // Jonathan Tubbs

Lechery's Little Red Riding Hood takes off with CA Yoko

When you're looking for the sexy "insert job/character here" Halloween costumes of the figure world, Lechery is your company. Seriously, this company takes such ideas like fairy tales or an occupation and designs a character ...
Nov 06 // Jonathan Tubbs

Pre-order Madoka Magica's Homura and Mami in swimsuits

It was a couple of weeks ago that Wave Corporation previewed a couple of new swimsuit figures from Puella Magi Madoka Magica. Nope, they aren't 1/10-scale Beach Queens figures. These are actually larger figures that are a par...
Nov 06 // Jonathan Tubbs

Miyazawa Model Exhibition: Griffon Enterprises

Griffon Enterprises might be known for two things: Touhou Project and, well, boobs. This is easily demonstrated with the number of releases they have had from the Ikki Tousen series and ToHeart series. This later statement st...

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