This Week in Preorders

To help in my quest to make your wallets lighter, there have been some great figures that have come up for preorder. So here I am to share them with you and give you the details of prices, release dates and some excellent promotional shots.

From the popular ‘Expelled from Paradise’ comes a 1/4th scale from FREEing, based on an official illustration, of the DEVA system security agent Angela Balzac!

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Character: Angela Balzac
Series: Expelled from Paradise
Manufacturer: FREEing
Category: 1/4th Scale
Price: ¥25,741 (Before Tax)
Release Date: January 2017
Run: Standard

From ‘LoveLive! School Idol Festival’ comes Honoka Kousaka dressed up in a cheerleader outfit as the latest figFIX! fixFIX are a set of static figures with interchangable faces that work with Max Factory’s figma line. Max Factory will also be making the other 8 girls from the idol group, µ’s

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While she is a Standard Run, there is an exclusive faceplate being sold through the Good Smile Online Shop so get your orders in there if her toothy grin is something you can’t resist.

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Character: Honoka Kosaka (Cheerleader ver.)
Series: LoveLive! School Idol Festival
Manufacturer: Max Factory
Category: figFIX
Price: ¥4,444 (Before Tax)
Release Date: January 2017
Run: Standard

From ‘Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow’ comes a figure by AQUAMARINE of Erica Hartmann based on the illustration included as a bonus with the Blu-ray and DVD of the movie! This repainted version features a red bunny girl outfit, where the previous came in a black bunny outfit. She is exclusive to the GSC Shop so get your orders in soon! They close on the 17th of August at 9pm Japan time.

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Character: Erica Hartmann (Bunny style, Karlsland Color Ver.)
Series: Strike Witches: Operation Victory Arrow
Manufacturer: AQUAMARINE
Category: 1/8th Scale
Price: ¥9,722 (Before Tax)
Release Date: September 2016
Run: Exclusive (Good Smile Online Shop)

Some brand new Nendoroid More: Face Parts Cases have also been shown and put up for preorder. The adorable Konnosuke from ‘Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-‘ and a Christmer Polar Bear ver. which is slated for a November release, ready for all those adorable Christmas photos!

 

Character: Konnosuke
Series: Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-
Manufacturer: ORANGE ROUGE
Category: Nendoroid More
Price: ¥1,111 (Before Tax)
Release Date: December 2016
Run: Standard
Character: Christmas Polar Bear
Series: Nendoroid More
Manufacturer: GSC
Category: Nendoroid More
Price: ¥926 (Before Tax)
Release Date: November 2016
Run: Standard

 

In addition to this, we see three Nendoroids up for preorder, including the second Yamato-class battleship, Musashi from ‘Kantai Collection ~KanColle~’, the ever adorable Elise from ‘Fire Emblem Fates’ and for the ikemen fans out there, Keigo Atobe from ‘The Prince of Tennis II’.

Musashi is incredibly exclusive and releases very soon! So defintiely get on and order her fast from the GSC Shop if you want to add her to your KanColle Nendoroid collection!

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Character: Musashi
Series: Kantai Collection ~KanColle~
Manufacturer: Good Smile Company
Category: Nendoroid
Price: ¥7,222 (Before Tax)
Release Date: August 2016
Run: Limited + Exclusive (Orders start on the 8th of August!)

Character: Elise
Series: Fire Emblem Fates
Manufacturer: GSC
Category: Nendoroid
Price: ¥5,370 (Before Tax)
Release Date: January 2017
Run: Standard
Character: Keigo Atobe
Series: The Prince of Tennis II
Manufacturer: ORANGE ROUGE
Category: Nendoroid
Price: ¥3,704 (Before Tax)
Release Date: November 2016
Run: Standard

 

From ‘Kantai Collection ~KanColle~’ comes a figure of Yuudachi (POI!) Kai Ni from manufacturer Broccoli, ready to attack. Her compass base looks great, and she comes with an additional “surprised” face as a bonus.

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Character: Yuudachi Kai Ni
Series: Kantai Collection ~KanColle~
Manufacturer: Broccoli
Category: 1/8th Scale
Price: ¥13,800 (Before Tax)
Release Date: February 2017
Run: Standard

From relatively new manufacturer Bell Fine, we have two new items. Yukine Chris from ‘Senki Zesshou Symphogear GX’ and Miss Monochrome from ‘Miss Monochrome – The Animation – 2’ which comes with a white and black variant which come with different expressions, however the same pricing and release date. Both of these have very close release dates so keep an eye out for their release if you’re unsure about preordering just yet!

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Character: Yukine Chris
Series: Senki Zesshou Symphogear GX
Manufacturer: Bell Fine
Category: 1/8th Scale
Price: ¥15,700 (Before Tax)
Release Date: October 2016
Run: Standard

Character: Miss Monochrome (White + Black variants)
Series: Miss Monochrome – The Animation – 2
Manufacturer: Bell Fine
Category: 1/8th Scale
Price: ¥13,000 (Before Tax)
Release Date: September 2016
Run: Standard

From Touhou and ‘ZUN’s Music Collection’, a figure of Renko Usami & Maribel Hearn, also from Bell Fine. This pair is based on a Garage Kit from the same sculptor, I-con, and is exclusive to specific stores. However, it is available to international collectors through AmiAmi!

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Character: Renko Usami & Maribel Hearn
Series: Touhou Project
Manufacturer: Bell Fine
Category: Non-Scale
Price: ¥17,000 (Before Tax)
Release Date: December 2016
Run: Exclusive

Another couple of items exclusive to several stores but available to international collectors through AmiAmi, the Palm Mate series from MegaHouse see ‘Ensemble Stars!’ characters and brothers Ritsu and Rei Sakuma getting new figures. These brothers are the third from ‘Ensemble Stars!’ to receive love, with Isara Mao set for release in September 2016.
The Palm Mate series is a concept by MegaHouse to make “palm fitting sized figures”. How cute!

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Character: Sakuma Ritsu/Sakuma Rei
Series: Ensemble Stars!
Manufacturer: MegaHouse
Category: Palmate – Non-Scale
Price: ¥4,000 (Before Tax)
Release Date: December 2016
Run: Limited + Exclusive

One for the ‘Dragon Ball’ fans out there, figures of Lunch (Black Hair ver.) and Chichi (Childhood ver.) have come up from MegaHouse as a part of the “Dragon Ball Gals” line. Despite being non-scale, these two look fantastic and dynamic and definitely worthwhile for any fans of these two characters. This Lunch variant is limited and exclusive but can be ordered through AmiAmi!

Character: Lunch (Black Hair ver.)
Series: Dragon Ball
Manufacturer: MegaHouse
Category: Dragon Ball Gals – Non-Scale
Price: ¥9,850 (Before Tax)
Release Date: December 2016
Run: Limited + Exclusive
Character: Chi-chi
Series: Dragon Ball
Manufacturer: MegaHouse
Category: Dragon Ball Gals – Non-Scale
Price: ¥6,800 (Before Tax)
Release Date: November 2016
Run: Standard

 

From the mobile game ‘Fate/Grand Order’ comes a figure of Lancer/Scanthach from PLUM.
Her tight-fitting body suit, smirking face and blood red lance gives her quite the menacing aura.

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Character: Lancer Scanthach
Series: Fate/Grand Order
Manufacturer: PLUM
Category: 1/7th Scale
Price: ¥12,500 (Before Tax)
Release Date: November 2016
Run: Standard

From the popular Ecchi Comedy ‘Prison School’ comes a very provocative 1/6th scale figure of Vice President Meiko Shiraki by manufacturer Skytube. Standing at 27cm tall, she also comes with an interchangeable hair bun for when you want to display her without her hat!

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Character: Shiraki Meiko
Series: Prison School
Manufacturer: Skytube
Category: 1/6th Scale
Price: ¥11,800 (Before Tax)
Release Date: January 2017
Run: Standard

Manufacturer Di Molto Bene has come and given us a plethora of new items from them to choose from! Wakasa Yuuri and Ebisuzawa Kurumi from ‘Gakkou Gurashi!’, Ako from ‘Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko Janai to Omotta?’ and the Top Snek, Miia from ‘Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou’

Character: Wakasa Yuuri
Series: Gakkou Gurashi!
Manufacturer: Di Molto Bene
Category: Non-Scale
Price: ¥12,800 (Before Tax)
Release Date: January 2017
Run: Standard
Character: Ebisuzawa Kurumi
Series: Gakkou Gurashi!
Manufacturer: Di Molto Bene
Category: Non-Scale
Price: ¥12,800 (Before Tax)
Release Date: January 2017
Run: Standard

 

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Character: Ako
Series: Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko Janai to Omotta?
Manufacturer: Di Molto Bene
Category: 1/7th Scale
Price: ¥14,800 (Before Tax)
Release Date: December 2016
Run: Standard

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Character: Miia
Series: Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou
Manufacturer: Di Molto Bene
Category: Non-Scale
Price: ¥17,800 (Before Tax)
Release Date: November 2016
Run: Standard

 

And lastly for new preorders, manufacturer of the amazing 1/6th Scales of Roberta and Revy from ‘Black Lagoon’ has surprised everyone with two more Two Hands Revy! Both a standard and an exclusive version is available, however the exclusive version is only available through the GX Online Shop, who unfortunately do not ship to international customers. However the standard edition is available to international collectors, so never fear!

Character: Revy
Series: Black Lagoon
Manufacturer: New Line
Category: 1/6th Scale
Price: ¥13,800 (Before Tax)
Release Date: December 2016
Run: Standard
Character: Revy
Series: Black Lagoon
Manufacturer: New Line
Category: 1/6th Scale
Price: ¥13,800 (Before Tax)
Release Date: December 2016
Run: Exclusive (GX Online Shop)

Along with all of these magical things, we have a few re-releases happening!

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Character: Caster EXTRA (Plain Clothes ver.)
Series: Fate/Extra CCC
Manufacturer: Flare
Category: 1/7th Scale
Price: ¥11,000 (Before Tax)
Release Date: January 2017
Run: Standard

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Character: Saber EXTRA (Swimsuit ver.)
Series: Fate/EXTRA
Manufacturer: Alter
Category: 1/6th Scale
Price: ¥10,800 (Before Tax)
Release Date: February 2017
Run: Standard

Character: Ciel Phantomhive
Series: Kuroshitsuji ~Book of Circus~
Manufacturer: Kotobukiya
Category: ARTFX J 1/8th Scale
Price: ¥11,000 (Before Tax)
Release Date: December 2016
Run: Standard
Character: Sebastian Michaelis
Series: Kuroshitsuji ~Book of Circus~
Manufacturer: Kotobukiya
Category: ARTFX J 1/8th Scale
Price: ¥11,000 (Before Tax)
Release Date: December 2016
Run: Standard