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Just your average Joe who works a full time job and tries to squeeze in gaming, and the occasional television show, or professional wrestling program.

Grew up during the 80's so did see a lot of awesomeness like cartoons such as Transformers and Captain N the Game Master to video games such as the 8-bit and 16-bit era of gaming. Transformers plays a big part in my life because of the cartoon and I'll always hold my classic games closer to my heart than modern games. You could say I'm an old man with these kind of actions.

Of course there is the figure collecting that started with the Final Fantasy VII and VII figures but didn't blossom until my best friend purchased me the first Aegis from Persona 3 by Alter. Later I found Tomopop (through Retroforce GO?), became a part of the community. Then I made an off hand comment about a position here in a comment and was offered a position on the team. I cannot be more thankful for such an opportunity.

Though I no longer write for the site, I still check in on the folks here and to see how much it is growing.

3:30 PM on 11.22.2012

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...

Jonathan Tubbs

2:30 PM on 11.22.2012

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...

Jonathan Tubbs

2:00 PM on 11.22.2012

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 ...

Jonathan Tubbs

1:00 PM on 11.22.2012

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 ...

Jonathan Tubbs

11:30 AM on 11.22.2012

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...

Jonathan Tubbs

11:00 AM on 11.22.2012

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...

Jonathan Tubbs

10:30 AM on 11.22.2012

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 ...

Jonathan Tubbs

9:45 AM on 11.22.2012

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 ...

Jonathan Tubbs

9:00 AM on 11.22.2012

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...

Jonathan Tubbs

10:00 AM on 11.20.2012

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...

Jonathan Tubbs

8:00 AM on 11.20.2012

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...

Jonathan Tubbs

7:00 AM on 11.20.2012

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...

Jonathan Tubbs