Can you believe that blue haired vocaloid, Hatsune Miku, has been around for 10 years? Me neither but her impact has been considerable across pop culture, cosplay and the music scene. To mark the occasion, Good Smile Company are going to be releasing a special Hatsune Miku figure which has been designed by manga artist Mari Shimazaki and expertly crafted by sculptor Takayuki Kawahara. This figure is … Continue reading The 1/7th Scale Hatsune Miku 10th Anniversary Ver!
Super Sonico, that eternally kawaii 18 year old had her birthday recently. Not the character turning of age but the date of her creation was October 14, 2006 meaning she’s been around for ten years already…time goes flying! Here’s her birthday greeting which is too cute: You’ll be able to buy some anniversary goods soon on December 25th like a Super Sonico 10th Anniversary Book which … Continue reading Super Sonico Turns 10
The last couple of days of preorder updates show a few fancy exclusive items! Firstly, from Amakuni and Hobby Japan, we have two very attractive blondes from two prolific artists – Namaniku ATK and Tsuji Santa! Ashikaga Chachamaru Wedding ver. has been made to match with the previously announced Sansei Muramasa and like Sansei, she also casts off. This Chachamaru has both a Regular and a … Continue reading Today in Preorders
So in an effort to get updates to you sooner, I’m going to quicken my updates to daily, or bi-daily if there are no/very few updates! So for today, let’s see what is up for preorder! From Kotobukiya and up for preorder yesterday, we have an ARTFX Green Lantern 1/6th Scale! Designed to go with a ‘Justice League’ set, he definitely has a powerful presence. … Continue reading Today in Preorders
Scale figures are the thing I love most and it’s always a good day if I can go and admire new ones for hours on end, like today! Again, there have been some fabulous re-release announcements, particularly Super Dangan Ronpa 2’s Nanami from Phat! Company. Character: Chiaki Nanami Series: Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Manufacturer: Phat! Company Category: 1/8th Scale Price: ¥13,000 (Before Tax) Release Date: … Continue reading Last Week In Preorders – Scales
Yet another week of delayed preorder announcements but fortunately these are all worth the wait. And since we’re going over a marathon 2 weeks of content, I’ll concentrate on what we all know you want to see; pictures and details! Between the last update and today, we have seen so many good items come up for order and even a few re-releases announced. Character: Harley Quinn … Continue reading Last Week in Preorders – Nendoroids
Well it doesn’t seem right to say it’s this week when it was actually last week but Melbourne’s Animaga Convention meant I wasn’t able to get these delicious preorder updates to you last week. Orange Rouge don’t look like they’re about to slow down any time soon with their ‘Touken Ranbu -ONLINE-‘ figures. This 1/8th scale figure of Shishiou based on his standard standing pose from the … Continue reading Last Week In Preorders
This week saw some very nice figures coming up for preorder, so prepare your wallets for the incoming onslaught. To go with the Ciel that came up for pre-order last week, Alisa Illinichina Amiella from ‘God Eater 2: Rage Burst’ is now available to go along with her. Also in a bunny girl outfit; something you wouldn’t expect to see her in either! This figure … Continue reading This Week in Preorders
Good Smile Company have opened a 15th anniversary event, commemorating all of the wonderful support from their fans. Not only is this event being held in the Otaku Hub of Tokyo, Akihabara; it features the display of almost every single figure released by GSC (which is over 1000 items!). The event started today on the 20th August and will be running up until Sunday 4th September and best of … Continue reading “Good Smile Company 15th Anniversary Exhibition” in Akihabara!
Thanks to a very nice event run by Japandaman himself and the Bubble Pop crew, this is a day late but a new edition of TWIP is here now, never fear! From the Japanese game ‘God Eater 2: Rage Burst’ which is seeing a Western Release at the end of this month (yay!) comes a figure of the BLOOD member Ciel Alencon in a blue … Continue reading This Week In Preorders