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Natalie Kipper . Oct 08

Halloween plush collection pops up in US Pokemon Center online shop

The Pokemon Center is getting into the fall spirit with the release of their Halloween plush collection into their US online store. The series is admittedly smaller than the seasonal campaigns seen in Japan but, honestly, I a...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Oct 07

The Premium edition of Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley comes with a plush Snow Bunny

Fans of Natsume Inc.'s farming sim series, Harvest Moon, and its spin-offs know that one of the big bonuses for pre-ordering the games are the adorable animal plushes, especially the larger ones in their Premium bundles. Thes...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Sep 22

Jellykoe's NYCC-exclusive flexes some muscle

[Update: Each plush will cost US$50.] Jellykoe announced their con-exclusive for New York Comic-Con, which starts in just a few short weeks. Hailing from their Tox City line, meet the beefed-up rabbit-thing, Musclebuns! Stand...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Sep 22

Black Butler's Sebastian is simply one hell of an awesome RAH figure

Sebastian Michaelis of Black Butler was recently revealed to be the latest in Medicom Toy's Real Action Heroes line of figures. AmiAmi Blog's preview highlighted the demon-turned-butler's accessories and various pos...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Sep 19

Martin Hsu's Dragon Dog Blacky now available online

After the arduous journey through conception to release at San Diego Comic-Con 2014, Martin Hsu's Dragon Dog Blacky, is available for purchase via the artist's online store. Dragon Boy's canine companion is cur...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Sep 16

Get hyped for Disney's upcoming Big Hero 6 with their new toy line

Disney's next animated film, Big Hero 6, arrives in theaters November 7 and their merchandising department has finally started to release toys of the characters at the Disney Store. If you mosey on over to Disney Store Online...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Sep 07

Hug gaming history with COSPA's Megadrive plush

At the end of Wreck-It Ralph, "retro" was defined as "old but cool." In the case of COSPA's new Megadrive plush, I would substitute "cool" with "absolutely, freaking adorable." I mean, look at this thing! It's arms are contro...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Sep 07

Fulfill your dream of wearing a crown of tentacles with this Kickstarter

Killer Tentacle Octopus (Kaity O'Shea) and Camilla d'Errico's Kickstarter for their wearable Tentacle Crown launched recently and has already garnered the US$10,000 needed to fund the campaign. The accessory ha...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Sep 05

Loot Crate's September crate is Galactic, packed with exclusives

We officially have one foot firmly in September and Loot Crate has announced the theme for this month's box. Drawing from the Sci-fi realms of Star Trek, Star Wars, and Firefly, the next round is called "Galactic." As always,...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Aug 29

Sailor Mercury is revealed as the next Sailor Moon series Pullip

The brains of the Inner Senshi, Sailor Mercury, is joining Sailor Moon in the realm of Pullip dolls. This may just be me, but Mercury seems to look a lot better in this line than Moon does. Maybe it's the haircut. Groove also...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Aug 18

Tomopop Unboxes: August 2014 Anime Bento

Anime Bento is a cool new subscription service that delivers hand-picked Japanese toys, accessories, and tasty treats right to your door. For this unboxing video, I open up their first box and examine its innards. Fun stuff. You can find out more about subscribing to Anime Bento here. [a big thank-you to Anime Bento for supplying me with this sample!]   0

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Natalie Kipper . Aug 17

SDCC 2014: Vamplets

Vamplets was celebrating a recent Kickstarter success at San Diego Comic-Con and their booth was fittingly decked out with gothic theming. The success in question was, of course, their campaign for the production of the ...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Aug 17

The Sega fan in me is loving these new images of Mega Drive Megatron

With the new images from Takara Tomy's site, we get another chance to "ooh" and "aah" over Sentinel's Mega Drive Megatron. Andres posted the pre-order information last May and I totally share in his excitement. As previously ...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Aug 16

Fat Chocobo plush waddles into pre-orders

The time has finally arrived. After whetting our palate with a preview in May, Square Enix's Fat Chocobo plush is up for pre-order. And with that pre-order listing, comes more information on our chubby, feathered friend. The ...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Aug 13

SDCC 2014: Uglydoll

When Uglydoll's David Horvath revealed their con-exclusive, a plush of their Big Toe character cosplaying as The Joker from DC Comics' Batman, I knew the booth was going to be swarmed even more than usual this year. This...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Aug 10

SDCC 2014: So So Happy/Skelanimals

The San Diego Comic-Con booth belonging to So So Happy and Skelanimals was split in half, with each brand taking up a wing of the long set of tables. Much of So So Happy's merchandise was apparel with a few character bac...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Aug 07

SDCC 2014: We Love Fine

We Love Fine's San Diego Comic-Con booth was broken up into three different locations: one near the Star Wars exhibits, one in the designer toy area, and another just chilling in the center of the action. The last of the trio...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Aug 03

SDCC 2014: Furry Feline Creatives

San Diego Comic-Con's designer toy section was a veritable gauntlet packed full of bodies and vendors but even with all the chaos, it wasn't hard to spot Furry Feline Creatives' booth. Topped with a giant doll of their Chef T...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Aug 01

SDCC 2014: ThinkGeek

The majority of ThinkGeek's San Diego Comic-Con booth was dedicated to upcoming goodies with a smaller vending section to the side. The company's con-exclusive goods included a Bee and Puppycat inflatable sword, Star Wars R2-...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 31

SDCC 2014: Blizzard Entertainment Showcase

Along with having a very awesome booth, Blizzard's San Diego Comic-Con presence also included a panel, the Blizzard Entertainment 2014 Showcase. Jason Bischoff, the company's Senior Toys and Collectibles Manager, was in atten...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 30

SDCC 2014: Martin Hsu

I was very excited to visit Martin Hsu's San Diego Comic-Con booth and see his brand-new figure, Blacky the Dragon Dog. The companion piece to his popular Dragon Boy character was revealed way back in the Summer of last year....   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 29

SDCC 2014: Blizzard

San Diego Comic-Con attendees swarmed Blizzard's booth at the event and with so much new and exclusive merchandise, it was easy to see why. The company certainly blew me away with the sheer scope and quality of not only its purchasable items but also its future releases. Read on to see all that Blizzard brought to the table.   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 27

SDCC 2014: Multiverse Studio Inc.

Multiverse-Studio Inc. had a neat corner booth at San Diego Comic-Con. They brought with them the popular Harvest Moon plushes that they debuted at Anime Expo (the chicken/chick combo always brings a smile to my fac...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 26

SDCC 2014: Skylanders

Who's excited for Skylanders: Trap Team? I know I am! This entry is the Skylanders series allows you to capture villains inside Traptonium crystal pieces and then play as them alongside the heroes. So, not only are there a to...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 18

The Elder Scrolls Online's Guar goes plush, courtesy of Gaming Heads

Truth be told, I personally don't see myself playing The Elder Scrolls Online but I will bless almost any game that brings more plushes into the world, especially if they look as cool as Gaming Heads' recently released Guar p...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 17

Monster Factory's new Kickstarter is Mythical, adorable

You guys remember Margot the Unicorn from Monster Factory's Mythicals plush line? Well, the toys' Kickstarter campaign launched a few days ago and I couldn't be more excited! For the uninitiated, Monster Factory is ...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 16

Blizzard's SDCC exclusives are cute, cuddly, and deadly

Year after year, Blizzard's San Diego Comic-Con booth is swamped with fans hoping to buy their con-exclusive goods. It's easy to see why. Their stuff is spectacular, managing to tie into the company's games while being collec...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 15

Tomopop Review: Monster Factory's Margot the Unicorn

In the past, the majority of Monster Factory's plushes have been, well, monsters. In their upcoming Kickstarter venture, the studio is branching out into the realm of mythological critters. Fittingly named "The Mythicals," th...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 12

Baby Disney villain plushes leave me with high hopes

Those who have visited the Disney Parks in the past year or so have no doubt noticed the plush baby Disney characters, all bundled up in themed blankets and begging to be bought. The series draws from a wide spectrum of the D...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 12

Flat Bonnie's Sparq the Baby Dragon to debut at SDCC

When we first got a glimpse of Flat Bonnie's Sparq the Baby Dragon back in May, he was a nameless prototype, filled with possibilities and cotton. Now, he is on his way to debut at San Diego Comic-Con. And seeing how at SDCC,...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 08

Anime Expo 2014: Dooodolls

Until this recent Anime Expo, I had never personally met the Dooodolls crew (Tian had the privilege at the last C2E2) and upon seeing them in the exhibitor list, I promised myself to change that. Unlike many of the other vend...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 07

Anime Expo 2014: inki-Drop

Artist Alley at the recent Anime Expo was bursting with handmade goodies and lesser-known gems. One of my favorite booths in that section belonged to Shelly Rodriguez of inki-Drop (formerly inki-Jinx). Not only did Shelly's b...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 06

Anime Expo 2014: Good Smile Company's panel

Today may mark the end of Anime Expo 2014 but it heralds the starts of Tomopop's coverage of the convention. Good Smile Company's panel, which took place last Friday night. Good Smile Company staff, including their CEO T...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 01

Disney Tsum Tsum plushes make their way from Japan to US

I had rumors of this day coming but I had no idea it would arrive so quickly! Disney's Tsum Tsum plushes, originally from Japan's Disney Store (I swear, they get all the good stuff), are finally in the United States, both onl...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jul 01

We Love Fine's latest vinyl figure is more a dream than a nightmare

Well, it looks like we didn't have to wait too long to have We Love Fine's moonlit teaser unveiled. As many a My Little Pony fan has guessed, the unicorn horn's shadow across the full moon does in fact allude to Nightmar...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jun 28

Furry Feline Creatives' Kaiju-inspired plushes set to battle across SDCC

After quite a bit of teasing on their Facebook page, Alvin and Cheri Ong of Furry Feline Creatives have fully revealed their new plushes exclusive to San Diego Comic-Con. The series of four is entitled "Kawaii Kaiju Friends" ...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jun 28

Hasbro's SDCC My Little Pony exclusives are super, hairy

Hasbro recently revealed the My Little Pony portion of their San Diego Comic-Con exclusives line-up. The company will have two figures available, Mane-iac Mayhem Pony (US$49.99) and her Equestria Girls' human doll equivalent ...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jun 26

Gaming Heads tackles Street Fighter in latest plush line

Gaming Heads expands on its plush line with their entry into the world of Capcom's Street Fighter. Available now for US$ 19.99 each are Series 1 of this new line starring Ryu (sporting some fantastic eyebrows), Ken&...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jun 25

Upcoming Sailor Moon Ichiban Kuji are downright dreamy

Japan-based Sailor Moon fans are in for a treat come November when the sailor-suited soldier of justice will be getting her own Ichiban Kuji series. And, oh my stars, those prizes sure are pretty. The "A prize," the Sailor Mo...   0

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Natalie Kipper . Jun 24

Some magical happenings are going down over at We Love Fine

We Love Fine may be most well known for its large and ever-growing inventory of pop culture-flavored apparel and accessories but our readers know that they also make darn good toys, primarily of the vinyl and plush varie...   0




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