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Hello everyone who remembers me, THE Usagi of the Shelf. I’ve been out for a while, and, actually, I’m still mostly out due to family reasons. My recent activity on the shelf was limited to unhurried selling some of my figures. The days of great m...
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Long ago, in February, in the midst of Russian winter depression, I finally decided to damp my ardour. That month I had, I guess the BIGGEST single month loot since I started collecting. 11 boxes, check it out! And, you know what? I think it wil...
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Hello all! As you can see, I'm doing it slowly, one step at a time, but, yea, I'm recovering as an active Shelf user! I bought my NEW CAMERA in the first days of New Year after a months of consideration, hesitation and some hardcore photo-forums b...
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Today I received a rather unexpected mail. It was from Animaxis.com, an on-line shop of manga, figures and various anime stuff. The letter said as follows: Dear customer, As always, thank you very much for using Animaxis.com. Recently we are...
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As some of you may remember, I won a couple of prizes in MyAnimeShelf’s summer lottery. Thing is, I was the last one to actually get them, which is peculiar considering that I live nearer to Glory than all other lottery winners . I’ve got a chance...
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We're 1 year old now! The 25 of October is nearly over here, in Russia, so it's time for me to say something. There are things and people in our life find interesting or pleasing from the first glance. We could really be infatuated with those th...
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Minna-san! Today is the birthday of MyAnimeShelf founder and my good friend Glory-san! I guess she is the reason that we're all are here sharing our figure collections and creative ideas^___^. I've been rambling through teh internets for a lon...
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Hello all! I'm back from my trip to Vienna! It was great from first to last and all over! We had a lots of fun, never mind the weather that left much to be desired^^ I took 2 figures with me. One was Kaworu Nagisa of Kotobukuya (I left Shinji...
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Hello all! It has been a long time since I made my last post here. Many things happened that required my attention (like my dog's death T_T) so I've been able to maintain my activity here only via comments. Hope things will get better from now o...
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There are some clever guys sitting in a Max Factory marketing department^^ At first they did a great job turning the anime/game – figures routine inside out. Rather then stick with making figures from anime they’re now making a (free distributed)...
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I stumbled upon Miwa Shorow's art today on Sankaku. I usually don't save arts I find on the internet, but he is quite irresistible! He is a mangaka actually, author of Dogs manga (the one I just MUST check now I've seen his works), and illustrato...
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Let me continue with my ex:ride madness. Mu597 suggested to recreate this scene when I’ll be reviewing my ex:ride classical bikes. So, when few days ago Tsumugi and Ritsu figmas arrived safely at my headquarters, I decided to do so. Between phot...
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Due to some serious problems on Russian post many Japanese packages were severely delayed. But now all this muddle is somehow clears up which resulted in me getting packages sent from HLJ on 27th of January, 31st of March and 28th of April almost sim...
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So it's a fact now - I'm changing my ways as a figure collector. I'm slowly drifting away from figmas and PVC figurines. I missed figma Rider preorder and now, when she's out, I'm not running around in circles on Ebay, looking for less-overpriced on...
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Once in a lifetime I decided to make a review post straight after my figure arrived^__^ Well, in this case it would be not figure, but figures – Kotobukiya’s 1/8 Shinji & Kaworu from Evangelion. This figure set originally comes from 2007 an...
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This is a big decision for me – to spend nearly 300 bucks on a figure^__^ I think I go crazy like that once in a year or two. So I had an urge to tell the world that I’m getting this stunning hentai beauty: Rider on a Vespa bike! HENTAI WARNING!
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Now when new anime season is in full swing, we can come to some conclusions about “must watch” and “drop for sure” titles. I made my choices too and now present you my personal Spring-2010 anime chart. And well… what was meant to be a brief revie...
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Now when new anime season is in full swing, we can come to some conclusions about “must watch” and “drop for sure” titles. I made my choices too and now present you my personal Spring-2010 anime chart. And well… what was meant to be a brief revie...
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So, finally, I'm done with English FAQ for MAS and can make a post (I don’t blog when I’m on some assignment for MAS)! Err…actually, I was through with the FAQ some days ago, but this week I had no chance to blog properly because of work… Anywa...
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So... lately, I've been practically engulfed by my 2 jobs. I have a list of some 10 posts I should make, but I really can't find the time >_< So here is a small teaser. Last Sunday I went to my friend Kirill's place. Kirill's hobby is photog...
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Oh! I barely managed to resist Medicom RAH Kaworu Nagisa (not completely resisted thought, but 18000¥, you know...) when I saw this - Casual clothes Rei! Wow! This one is extremely hard to neglect! She has that sweet face, nice joints and u...
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After a long, long break I'm going on with the story of my Egypt vacation that took place some 2 month ago ^_^ Aside from Ginko Mushishi's benefit event I've got a totally different story to tell you. Enjoy the hypothetical Egypt honeymoon of Sa...
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It was a long time since I've made my last post here. Actually, these weeks I've been busy with work matters and writing MyAnimeShelf new FAQ^^ But now half of the FAQ work is done, new Russian FAQ is ready (I'll soon translate it), so I can take a...
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I'm really glad that things like WonFest exist. When I started my figure-collecting some 5 years ago I didn't know anything about the industry. I had to buy things on the whim and, of course, I missed many must-haves that time. Now I can plan my w...
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Now, when it comes to figures, January turns out a little boring. In fact, almost everything I had this month was this: Customizable stage for figma and a clear case to make a di:stage clear box for display. Good news are that I finally came to...
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Soooo~ January is over, it's time to strike some balance. First - manga, next - figures!^_^ The best thing I've got during this excessively cold January was this: 6 first volumes of Mushishi manga. There are 4 more for me to get^^ BTW I wanted...
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Wow! I just can't resist posting it everywhere I can! My friend artist Maks Bogdanovsky aka Bo_stitch made a picture of me in a samurai gear! It was his Christmas present for me and it is just fabulous! The hieroglyphs (obviously) say Usagi Joou, w...
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As I already mentioned, Ginko turned out to be a very good model. He is easy to pose, and, because he is 1/6 scale (big enough), I found many good backgrounds for him. We arrived late, barely made it for dinner (or supper, how we would call it in Ru...
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Okay, I'm back from Egypt! And, as promised, I brought LOADS of photos. In fact around 1000^^ More then half of them are figure photos. Gradually, I will sort, process and post best of them here. This post is kind of teasing^^ So, about my compan...
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Here is part 1. And so... Haruhi was right about autumn coming... it started raining. All we could do is sit in our room and look out the window. I tried to cheer poor figma girl up and offered her a photo session on the window sill. Reluctantly...
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Merry Christmas and happy New Year to all! Strangely, today I won't bring you any snowy/Christmas tree/party table photos. On contrary, I'll tell you a summer story (oh, summer, I want you back!). Today, first time in some 6 month I switched on m...
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I came up with a couple of decent subjects for a blog post. But last night (actually, morning) I had a dream^^ So, instead of elaborating on those subjects, I'll tell you about what I saw in my sleep. It is not totally unrelated to figures though...
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As you can see, judging by my photo stream, I like to take outdoor photos of my figures. The problem is to carry them around safely. I found my solution for figmas, nendos and other relatively small figures. Here it is. Basically, it is a trav...
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