Figure News: More D-arts announced, Bandai proves how merciless it is
Well, I mentioned this in the Tamashii Nations article, but now that the full list has been translated, I figured I'd give it its own article. Remember how TN showed off a bunch of D-arts, from Beelzemon to Mega Man X? Well, they also unveiled a list...
Figures & Dolls | 03 Oct 2010 18:03
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Game News: Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy Closed Theater Trailer
Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy (ディシディア デュオデシム ファイナルファンタジー, pronounced "Dissidia Duodecim Final Fantasy") is an upcoming 2011 fighting game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation Portable as part of the Final Fantasy series.
Otaku & Japan | 03 Oct 2010 07:43
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So I said I'd put a post about Civ 5, and here it is :) Civilization 5 is a very deep and complex type of game called "4X", standing for "eXplore, eXpand, eXploit and eXterminate". For the most part, you create and manage an em...
Private stuff | 03 Oct 2010 03:57
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Game News: The 3rd Birthday Closed Theater Trailer
The 3rd Birthday (ザ・サード・バースデイ) is an upcoming action role-playing game from Square Enix. The game is being developed for the PlayStation Portable and will mark the third entry in the Parasite Eve series after Parasite Eve 2, which was released in 200...
Otaku & Japan | 02 Oct 2010 19:27
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Japan News: Chiba Man Stole Over 2,000 Articles of Women’s Underwear
Police in city of Matsudo in Chiba prefecture carefully laid out over 2,000 articles of underwear and footwear seized from the apartment of a man who was caught in the act of stealing panties. The man confessed that he has stolen the clothing from bo...
Otaku & Japan | 02 Oct 2010 19:12
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Figure News: Sci-Fi Revoltech Updates
The Sci-Fi Revoltech line has been something of a hit, and the fact that Kaiyodo has just started shipping their October 2010 releases is only supporting that fact. The first of the figures to ship this month would be none other than the terror of Cr...
Figures & Dolls | 02 Oct 2010 15:54
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Наконец-то я смогла доделать ей лапки и ушки (принтер-таки восстал из мертвых))). По размерам она вышла почти как настоящая, да и очарования нисколько не убавилось Теперь вот ожидает сборки черная Мокона))) Уже после окончания работы обна...
Private stuff | 02 Oct 2010 11:18
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Figure News: Preorders, Preorders Everywhere
Oh my. It seems that in all of the Tamashii Nations hype (SRC GAOGAIGAR), a lot of manufacturers have quietly opened up preorders. There's everything from Revoltechs to Nendoroids, so let's take a tour of the new offerings! Remember those Figu...
Figures & Dolls | 01 Oct 2010 22:25
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Figure News: Tamashii Nations 2010 (UPDATED)
Tamashii Nations, that glorious cave of wonders where Bandai has their own private little Wonder Festival, is currently going on down in Japan, and with it comes a crapton of pictures (courtesy of Hobby-Stock and Amiami's blog). Leave your wallet at...
Figures & Dolls | 30 Sep 2010 22:05
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More ThreeA Pre-orders
On the second of October at 9-00am Hong Kong time at http://www.bambalandstore.com/ ThreeA will be taking pre-orders for four different Ashley Wood posters. two of the posters will be smaller measuring 26x35 inches and will cost $25 USD (Includes...
Figures & Dolls | 30 Sep 2010 19:08
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Game News: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Gameplay Trailer
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is an upcoming video game in the Castlevania series, and is a reboot of the franchise. It will be an action adventure game in a fantasy setting in Southern Europe during the Middle Ages. The game is being developed by Mer...
Otaku & Japan | 30 Sep 2010 14:55
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Game News: Nintendo 3DS gets a launch date!
Nintendo 3DS gets a launch date! It's 26 February 2011 (Japanese release). Announced price: 25,000 yen. In case you don't know, Nintendo 3DS (ニンテンドー3DS) is an upcoming portable game console by Nintendo, which can produce "3D effects without t...
Otaku & Japan | 30 Sep 2010 14:30
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Game News: Love Plus for 3DS Preview Video
To be released next year. No priсe yet.
Otaku & Japan | 30 Sep 2010 14:02
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Otaku News: Mascot for Microsoft Taiwan's Silverlight
Microsoft Taiwan unveiled a mascot for Silverlight, web application framework that integrates multimedia, computer graphics, animation and interactivity into a single runtime environment. Silverlight's Mascot is Hikaru (光). Blood type: B B...
Otaku & Japan | 30 Sep 2010 13:53
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Figure News: Dengekibunko Autumn Festival
I'm usually quite busy from Monday till Thursday, so I completely forgot about Dengekibunko Autumn Festival which took place at Akihabara on 26 September 2010. This festival included lots of events (like cosplayers, etc.), but when it comes to figuri...
Figures & Dolls | 30 Sep 2010 13:11
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Figure News: New Figuarts Announcements
If there's one crippling flaw with the S.H. Figuarts line, it's the assortment of characters. Kamen Rider, DBZ, One Piece, and Pretty Cure isn't exactly an incredibly diverse bank of franchises. Well, Bandai is looking to remedy that by adding more f...
Figures & Dolls | 30 Sep 2010 02:48
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Балийский пикспам/ Bali picspam
Насколько я знаю, в Москве сейчас омерзительная погода... В Лондоне тоже не очень - целый день ливень, а я, разумеется, в тряпичных кедах) Как только вернусь из пресс-тура, сразу же устрою Лондонский пикспам. Как вы уже могли заметить, это мой люб...
Private stuff | 30 Sep 2010 00:19
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This is really my first time showing any interest in figurines. I wonder how my boyfriend will take to it or will I have to keep it my dirty little secret? I don't know much about figurines and when I look at the ones in the database there are things...
Figures & Dolls | 29 Sep 2010 15:14
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Figure News: HLJ and the Economy
As many collectors have felt, the Japanese economy is not in a great state at the moment. At 83 yen to the US dollar as of today, the yen's value is soaring to the point where it's hurting Japanese imports. Remember back in the 90s, when it was aroun...
Figures & Dolls | 28 Sep 2010 23:10
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This is a Azone's 1/3 doll of Nymph from Sora no Otoshimono. I believe there's both manga and anime of the series, and are moderately popular. I like how the character looks, and the doll is a decent approximation of the character (except f...
Figures & Dolls | 28 Sep 2010 05:35
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Сегодня наткнулась на tomopop.com вот на такого забавного монстрика - Space Dragon. На мой взгляд милый и забавный : Today I find something interesting on tomopop.com - it's funny creature called Space Dragon он светится в темноте ^^ he...
Private stuff | 28 Sep 2010 04:25
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Figure News: A Certain Trio of Wallet-Killers
It's official. Max Factory is a brutal, relentless company with the soul objective of sucking wallets dry. Consider the following: Figma Mikoto Misaka This alone wasn't too bad. Yes, it was a game exclusive, but it was only one exclusive -...
Figures & Dolls | 27 Sep 2010 21:45
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Slaughter House Dropcloth
I finally got my Slaughter House Dropcloth the other day, it took a lot longer to arrive than i expected. I ordered the to of them from different websites I didn't think there would be this much of a deference between when they would arrive. :( If...
Figures & Dolls | 27 Sep 2010 21:19
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Hardcore gamer’s IQ test
Found here is a test. I myself don't play, so that learned only the most simple, like the Simpsons or the Hulk. I wonder if there on the Shelf someone capable to learn at least more than half? Full size P.S. Translated into English Googl...
Otaku & Japan | 27 Sep 2010 07:21
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Figure News: SIC Kamen Rider Stonger and Tackle now shipping
Henshin! Not too long ago, Bandai started shipping a pair of SICs of blasts from the past. From the Showa era comes... SIC VOL.55 Kamen Rider Stronger and Electro-Wave Human Tackle The set includes two figures. The first would be Kamen Ride...
Figures & Dolls | 26 Sep 2010 16:56
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Сегодня, поскольку погода вроде как была неплохой, я отправилась на прогулку в компании с Ди. Быстренько собрались-упаковались и поехали - у меня уже было место на примете и имелись кое-какие задумки. Хотя далеко не все получилось так, как того хоте...
Figures & Dolls | 26 Sep 2010 12:51
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Figure News: SAS The World Sand now shipping, Figma Makise unveiled
Today, Max Factory unveiled a prototype of an upcoming Figma - Makise Kurisu from Steins;Gate. Gee, I wonder if she's a tsundere or something... Apparently, Makise is very early in production, so she won't be available for a while (kind of li...
Figures & Dolls | 26 Sep 2010 04:58
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figma BRS photo-set
There is one thing I don't like about BRS. It's very difficult to take pictures of it. First goes its fringe which makes it's almost impossible to focus on the eyes. And the second pain in the neck is its coloring scheme. Well, yeah, this breath-taki...
Figures & Dolls | 25 Sep 2010 19:09
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Просто в настроение/ Just totally suits my mood
Otaku & Japan | 24 Sep 2010 23:54
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Figure News: Revoltech Yamaguchi #100 and others leaked
This little tidbit of news isn't too big, but I personally thought it was really cool. Kaiyodo's Twitter account recently revealed the upcoming Revoltech Yamaguchi #100. The big 100, if this information is accurate, is none other than...
Figures & Dolls | 24 Sep 2010 20:45
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Скитер, мыльница, Мака-тян
Итак, а теперь моя любимая женщина номер... три) Два пока пропустим, а то я хочу ее сфоткать типа в пустынном пейзаже, а для этого придется отвоевывать песочницу у детишек XD Кстати, любимая женщина номер три по совместительству - мой косплей номе...
Figures & Dolls | 24 Sep 2010 18:52
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A Trip to the House of Pop Culture
On Monday, I was checking my Facebook account when I saw a message from a member of the anime club I used to attend before it was disbanded in 2004 due to lack of members attending the meetings. The message was for a casting call for a publicity stun...
Figures & Dolls | 24 Sep 2010 18:47
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Всем привет) Сегодня я бы хотела немного рассказать немного поподробнее о моем последнем приобретении - бжд кукле. Итак, я ее, а точнее его, все же купила и дождалась ^^. Не могу сказать, что я долго и мучительно взвешивала все за и против - все прои...
Figures & Dolls | 24 Sep 2010 15:56
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Figure News: Asuka Test Plugsuit Ver by Kotobukiya
Asuka Test Plugsuit Version has been released today and is still in stock at many stores which are selling figurines. You may want to order one or you may want to take part in our Fall Lottery, since Asuka being our main prize this time. It also mean...
Figures & Dolls | 24 Sep 2010 11:34
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Figure News: October Hobby Japan Scans
Well, it's that time of the month again. The October issue of Hobby Japan is making its rounds on the *chans, and with it comes a wealth of new information about upcoming figures. Nendoroids "What are you lookin' at, punk? Imma gon' mes...
Figures & Dolls | 23 Sep 2010 20:58
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Look what we saw with Glory when we went to our local post office last time! :)...
Otaku & Japan | 23 Sep 2010 18:07
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Game News: Idolm@ster 2 Trailer
Otaku & Japan | 23 Sep 2010 17:53
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Well, this week has been wonderful for me as far as figures go. On Monday, I got the following package: I'm still absolutely dumbfounded that I managed to find Figma Duke and Subaru for retail price. Duke was a gift for a friend, but I opened...
Figures & Dolls | 23 Sep 2010 02:04
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ThreeA Fighting JC
Are you sick of the boring old depictions of jesus? Then ThreeA's next figure may be just what your looking for! Fighting JC (The JC stands for Jesus Cries) is part of the Adventure Kartel series and will come in three different flavors the s...
Figures & Dolls | 23 Sep 2010 00:26
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Figure News: WHAT IS THIS I DON'T EVEN
...What. Just what. That's all I have to say about this. *insert joke about furries here* Wave is releasing a five-pack featuring the cast of K-On in what appears to be... fursuits? Seriously, what. They also include alternate heads (...
Figures & Dolls | 22 Sep 2010 21:39
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