Katsucon 17 Part 1: Dealers' Room Loot
This past weekend was President's Day weekend, and for an anime fan who lives in the Washington DC area, that also means Katsucon, the start of the anime convention season in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area. As usual, I made a few trips to the Dealers'...
Figures & Dolls | 22 Feb 2011 05:58
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Nendo-corner: Panty =3
Todays Mikatan's post is about Nendoroid Panty! She comes with her pet) This expression is my favourite x) These guns could turn her panties into Backlace (though I don't know what it is ^^'), and her panties is removable too >.<...
Figures & Dolls | 22 Feb 2011 16:24
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Nendo-corner: Kudryavka Noumi (Winter Uniform version)
Gift posted photos and info about their nendoroid Kudryavka Noumi (Winter Uniform version)! Isn't she cute with such blue eyes and small fangs? *__* She comes with her dog and frisbee =3 Without her cap and cloak) This face is cut...
Figures & Dolls | 22 Feb 2011 17:29
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Figure News: New preorders, and mysterious GSC developments
Well, yesterday was a very, very slow news day. But now I'm glad that I waited 'til today to see if anything notable would crop up, as it most definitely did. >gir before being stepped on.jpg Impending_Sky already said pretty much all ther...
Figures & Dolls | 22 Feb 2011 19:43
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another St Valentine's day pic
I wanted to show you another pic that I've made for St Valentine's Day contest. The figurines are the same so it would've been a spoiler if I'd shown it sooner)) Of course I'm a shitty photographer and my camera is far from being perfect... since...
Figures & Dolls | 22 Feb 2011 22:01
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Lynette is such a cutie without all her devices >.< Figma Kuroneko will come with a chair? Figma Miku append has a faceplate with expression like at the official art, she is gorgeous *__*...
Figures & Dolls | 23 Feb 2011 11:00
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Ok, today is Stocking's turn ^___^ The third way to preorder nendoroids Panty and Stocking that was mentioned before is to order special meal in GSC Cafe =) For 4000Yen you will get your meal and blank to preorder one of th...
Figures & Dolls | 23 Feb 2011 11:36
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Darker than Black - Hei R.A.H. figure
Hello, minna-san! I finally got my long-awaited figure of Hei from Darker than Black. I'm not very fond of action figures, but this is really amazing Though buying him affected my wallet badly, I'm not regretting it at all. These damn exclusives!
Figures & Dolls | 23 Feb 2011 19:40
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Katsucon 17 Part 2: Cosplay
Now for the second part of my Katsucon report: the cosplay pictures. After a lack of interesting the previous year (I think that can be blamed on the blizzard that hit the Washington D. C. area days before the convention), there was plenty of phot...
Otaku & Japan | 24 Feb 2011 01:54
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Nendo-corner: Sherlock Shellingford (anime ver.)
Mikatan posted another nendo-preview, this time is Nendoroid Sherlock Shellingford (anime ver.)! Previous Sherlock's nendoroid was bundled with PSP game, this time it's a regular edition. Here is anime ver. Sherlock (left) and game ver. (ri...
Figures & Dolls | 25 Feb 2011 20:03
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February loot part II
Yesterday arrived another package from Hobby Search. I've ordered [Angel Beats!] Wrist Band [SSS] & [K-ON!] Phone strap [Hirasawa Yui] so, I've decided to post some photos of the new stuff ^_^ It was a surprize for me to see that Yui is made fr...
Otaku & Japan | 27 Feb 2011 14:07
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Just wanted to share with you this beautiful picture I really like how realistic some korean BJDs can be.
Figures & Dolls | 27 Feb 2011 16:05
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Todays guest on Mikatan's desk is Nendoroid Riela from PSP game Valkyria Chronicles 3! Riela's outfit is really cute =) What a pose x) She has only two faceplates, normal and angry, not very interesting. Buying Nendoroid Riela you...
Figures & Dolls | 28 Feb 2011 09:02
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самая долгожданная фигурка!
All in all today was a rather shitty day - but hey, in the end something nice always comes up) Today I finally received a figurine I pre-ordered in September - almost half a year ago! And it's cute cute cute))) Everyone welcome Rogue from the X-men!
Figures & Dolls | 28 Feb 2011 18:07
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Nendo-corner: preorders and release
Nendoroid Kirino Kousaka was released yesterday =3 More cute photos here <3 Nendoroids Riela and Sherlock are available for preorders now =)...
Figures & Dolls | 01 Mar 2011 13:06
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Figure News: ThreeA March Pre-Orders
ThreeA have just announced the dates for their main releaseis of March. They are Tomorrow King Wassabi (from the Popbot universe) and Barguest de Plume from World War Robot. Bolth figures are 1/6. Wassabi goes on sale, on March 11, 9:00 AM hong ko...
Figures & Dolls | 03 Mar 2011 03:10
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Figure News: Catching up
First off, I want to apologize for the lack of articles over the last week or so. I came down with the flu, which complicated things. Anyway, updates will be resuming as usual now, but I'll list the new items that went up for order and were released...
Figures & Dolls | 03 Mar 2011 03:18
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1/7th Scale Xiao-Mei
Whoa, Max Factory’s Xiao-Mei looks great more pics at Mikatan's blog...
Figures & Dolls | 03 Mar 2011 09:46
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Can someone tell me how can I check the Kyoto Animation figure to be shure that this is not a bootleg? Should there be any kind of holographic stickers around the box, or anything like that.. I'm talking especially about the K-On! Ending Ve...
Figures & Dolls | 03 Mar 2011 12:56
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New friends *O*
Received a package today, so happy *-* Получила сегодня посылочку от Ноданоши, чему дико рада *-* The main item is Revoltech Suzuki, my first action figure *-* Spent about 4 hours playing with him and I'm begining to understand people who have...
Figures & Dolls | 03 Mar 2011 16:02
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1000+ Posts OMG!
Recently I just made it past 1000 posts I don't think I've ever made this many posts on a single site before. This is quite amazing for someone who is as shy as I am. On most sites I join I rarely make it past making an introduction post so 1000 is r...
Private stuff | 04 Mar 2011 02:14
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The Waiting Game, a new busou shinki, and another kind of rider?
So another semester begins, I' am eagerly waiting for my wonderful or dreadful acceptance letter to the university which I will be transfered to. However, instead of getting that letter I received a interesting package... Well I got a hold of Buso...
Figures & Dolls | 04 Mar 2011 08:29
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Nendo-corner: Cirno, hurry up!
Cirno is one of my favourite Touhou characters and I can't wait to see how she will look in nendo-form >.<...
Figures & Dolls | 05 Mar 2011 04:01
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Я сдала N2! Поверить не могу - сдала-таки! Была уверена, что провалю! Спокойней, девочка...
Private stuff | 05 Mar 2011 17:11
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Figure News: Release Roundup, 2/23-3/5
Well, the past 9 days or so have made up for the recent dearth of releases in a big way - all the major manufacturers shipped a lot of items out. The natural response is to list them! Nendoroid Ui Hirasawa Manufacturer: Good Smile Company Orig...
Figures & Dolls | 06 Mar 2011 01:46
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February loot part 1
Yesterday I the first part of my main February order (only other thing I actually got in February was revoltech ymir) For whatever reason HLJ decided to split up the boxes, this one mostly contained stuff I got from a sale. Prize figures of Nia and M...
Figures & Dolls | 07 Mar 2011 00:55
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Finally Mikatan showed Nendoroid Cirno =3 More iformation will be announced in a couple of days. More pics here. So guys, do you like Cirno's nendo-form? I'm a bit dissapointed with her faces, both style and expressions look very ordinar...
Figures & Dolls | 08 Mar 2011 11:13
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The Eagle Type Has Landed
As you've probably guessed by the photos that I posted on Saturday, I received another Busou Shinki figure in the mail. This time, the figure that I received is of Raptias, the Eagle type. When it came to Raptias, I became interested in picking he...
Figures & Dolls | 09 Mar 2011 05:25
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Figure News: Max Factory gives us Miku-Miku
March 9th is something of a special day for Vocaloid fans. As 3/9 can be pronounced as "Mi-ku" in moonspeak, Crypton has declared it to be Miku day! In addition to the annual concerts, plenty of new Miku merchandise goes up for order. In ad...
Figures & Dolls | 10 Mar 2011 00:55
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Nendo-corner: Nendoroid Airi (Queen's Blade)
Nendoroid Airi is available for pre-orders now (2600Y at AmiAmi) Price: 3500Yen Release date: June 2011 She is a bit plain and has only two faces, but her maid outfit is cute (and twintails moe >.<) Do you like nendo Airi?
Figures & Dolls | 10 Mar 2011 06:10
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Nendo-corner: Touhou project nendoroids
GSC updated their website with info about Touhou girls. New pics of Nendoroid Cirno Price: 3000Yen Release date: July 2011 And new release date for Marisa and Reimu is June 2011 Now I can't even count how many releases we have in June...
Figures & Dolls | 10 Mar 2011 06:23
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HLJ/Hobby Search: Earthquake.
As mentioned before - the office of Good Smile Company is damaged by earthquake. So it can affect some release dates in March (hope the release of figma BGS will be in time (23rd of March). Today Hobby Link Japan, located in Tochigi, posted a new...
Figures & Dolls | 11 Mar 2011 16:23
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Думаю, стоит завтра отнести цветы к японскому посольству. Никого не зову себе в компанию и не агитирую, просто делюсь мыслями. Моих знакомых и друзей пронесло, но многих других - нет. Хочется хотя бы сделать что-то хорошее, пусть и заведомо бессмыс...
Private stuff | 11 Mar 2011 18:22
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Beauty and the Beast cosplay progress (now with working pictures)
So my partner and I are dressing up as Beauty and the Beast, based on the Jim Shore wooden statues that you can usually find at the Hallmark Store. I realize it's not anime, but with Kingdom Hearts and such, Disney princess cosplay has been accepted...
Private stuff | 12 Mar 2011 15:19
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HLJ and the Sendai Earthquake
As we literally pick up the pieces here at HLJ, we're all counting our blessings. None of our staff or their families were hurt in the quake. Our building is undamaged structurally. Its contents just got scrambled. Calling a natural catastro...
Otaku & Japan | 13 Mar 2011 15:01
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charity for Japan
Here you can donate money to Shelter Box, an international disaster relief charity that specialises in emergency shelter. Right now they are fund-raising to help people in Japan. Здесь можно пожертвовать деньги благотворительной организации Sh...
Otaku & Japan | 13 Mar 2011 16:49
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Dentist Trip Loot!
Today I went to visit my dentist. Some of my teeth were bothering me and it turned out I had cavitys, He fixed me right up. This dentist is a bit far away but is worth the trip as he is really good, But my favorite part is he is located near two of t...
Private stuff | 15 Mar 2011 03:12
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Nendo-corner: nendoroid on-chan will be re-released
Nendoroid on-chan has new release - July 2011 Any ideas why Orchid Seed decided to release this nendo again?
Figures & Dolls | 15 Mar 2011 13:17
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Figure News SPECIAL: Regarding the Sendai Earthquake
Alright, the situation over in Japan is looking pretty bleak right now. The death toll continues to shoot up (current estimates are that it'll reach 10,000 before this is over). So most Japanese companies have higher priorities right now than releasi...
Otaku & Japan | 16 Mar 2011 11:19
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Figure News: ThreeA Figure for Charity
Just recently Ashley Wood announced that ThreeA will be selling a WWRp (1/12) Armstrong figure with all proceeds being donated towards the situation in Japan, and all of ThreeA's Japanese costumers will also be given one as a gift! Some quotes fro...
Figures & Dolls | 17 Mar 2011 14:07
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