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Hi Tomopeeps! I've been collecting figurines for about three years now! I would not have begun collecting if I had not stumbled upon Tomopop a few years back.

An editor had reviewed a figurine of one of my favorite characters. Azusa Nakano by Alter and after I read their review I just had to have her!

So I started taking photos of my figurines and collecting more and more characters that I love till i filled up two big shelves. Shortly after I pleaded with Kristina to let me post my articles on the main page, after much pestering here I am!
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8:00 AM on 02.09.2014

Wonder Festival 2014 Winter: GSC's Nendo Miss Monochrome

Remember back in October there was an announcement of a Miss Monochrome Nendoroid? Well the first photos of her monochromatic prototype showed up at Wonfes, and while she is not much to look at yet it is exciting to see that ...

Jon Wills

8:00 AM on 01.12.2014

Check out Max Factory's figma Amy

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet was a very popular anime last year, so it was no surprise that Max Factory made a figma of the leading lady Amy. Sure, it's been a while since she was shown off at Wonfes, and yes pre-or...

Jon Wills

9:00 AM on 01.09.2014

[NSFW] Pre-order Orca Toy's 1/6th scale Last Order

Japan can be kind of crazy sometimes. No matter how many years pass, what they make never ceases to amuse and occasionally disturb me. Such is the case with Orca Seed's 1/6th scale Last Order, from the To-Aru series who is no...

Jon Wills

8:00 AM on 01.09.2014

Check out GSC's Nendoroid Eren

As they tend to do, Akibahobby recently got their hands on a sample of Good Smile Company's Nendoroid Eren and posted some good preview images of him up on their blog. Sure, we saw the stock photos back when pre-orders became...

Jon Wills

8:00 AM on 12.29.2013

Preview Kotobukiya's Colette Brunel

Akiba Hobby recently got their hands on a prototype of Kotobukiya's Colette Brunel. As a Tales fan, I really appreciate getting to look at Colette from angles and I am able to appreciate the craftsmanship that Kotobukiya put ...

Jon Wills

1:00 PM on 12.27.2013

Kotobukiya shows a prototype of Yaya from UMD

It's unfortunate that there have not been many figurines made based on new and currently airing anime this season. Sure we saw several Naruto figurines and Fairy Tail as well as other more major franchises that were great to ...

Jon Wills

8:00 AM on 12.23.2013

Preview Griffon's Tony Taka Shannon

It's been a little over a month since pre-orders opened for Griffon's Shannon. Much to our surprise, she was due to be released at the end of January, which is a pretty short production cycle for any figurine. Still Akibahobb...

Jon Wills

6:00 AM on 12.22.2013

Preview MegaHouse's G.E.M. Utena

Revolutionary Girl Utena was one of the first long running anime that I watched when I was younger. Looking back it dealt with some pretty mature concepts and was likely the first show that I saw that had some shoujo ai in it...

Jon Wills

8:00 AM on 12.18.2013

Preview GSC's Nendoroid Tsukiko before she ships out!

Have you ever seen a figurine announced for pre-order but the stock images really did not interest you? This happens to me quite often, so it did not surprise me when Kahotan recently blogged about Nendoroid Tsukiko Tsut...

Jon Wills

10:00 AM on 12.05.2013

Kahotan shows off Akane one more time before she ships!

If you pre-ordered or just generally liked Good Smile Company's 1/8-scale Akane who hails from Vividred Operation, then you may want to check out Kahotan's latest blog showing her off. The most useful bits of her post co...

Jon Wills

9:00 AM on 12.05.2013

Nendoroid More Pajamas finally get displayed on bodies

I was pleased when GSC first announced Nendoroid More Pajamas back in September. It feels like it has been longer since then but really it has just been around two months. After much teasing GSC is finally showing off on...

Jon Wills

9:00 AM on 12.04.2013

Preview Kaitendo's Homura from Senran Kagura

Do you like ninja girls flying through the air swinging katars, swords and everything else around? Who doesn't? If you do then you should check out Kaitendo's latest sculpt of Homura from the bazonga-filled anime series Senra...

Jon Wills