Otakon 2011 Figure Report - Kagami
It took me almost two weeks to get here, but I'm finally there. My series of blog posts about Otakon is finally coming to a close. Bringing this series to an end, here's the Saitama Shinbun 65th Anniversary version Nendoroid of Kagami from Lucky Star...
Figures & Dolls | 14 Aug 2011 06:38
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Warning: Nightmare fuel ahead, also NSFW! The other day I was searching for Wipeout fan art, and I found this wonderful illustration. But little did I know that I had stumbled upon the website of GENk. Vocaloid fans may recognize GENk's art...
Otaku & Japan | 03 Sep 2011 01:37
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Chimpanzees freed after 30 years as Lab animals
This has nothing to do with myself, Japanese culture, or anything related to this site however this site is the only blogging tool I use and I was really compelled to talk about this news. This is the moment a group of chimpanzees sees dayli...
Private stuff | 07 Sep 2011 12:16
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Still rather busy but I thought I'd show off my latest figma. She's very tiny compared to other figmas. Here she is compared to the rest of the Touhou figma line. So far I've had no QC issues with her on the actual figure, but her pyram...
Figures & Dolls | 11 Sep 2011 10:39
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Another camera test...
I decided to fiddle with my cameras settings just a little bit more. I think I have the white balance, shutter speed and ISO just fine. I discovered my camera has two different color modes, Adobe RGB (top) and sRGB (bottom) Adobe RGB seems truer to r...
Figures & Dolls | 20 Sep 2011 22:54
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Figure News: 3A Metal Gear, Real Steel and more
I'm a bit slow with posting this but 3A recently revealed pictures of a near final version of their Metal Gear Rex figure. And a while ago it was announced that 3A had gotten the license to make figures based on the movie Real Steel, rec...
Figures & Dolls | 13 Oct 2011 06:15
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Gorillaz Singles Collection
I just got the Gorillaz Singles Collection and I thought I'd try to doing a nice review (with lots of pictures) of it. Overall I'm a bit disappointed with the track listing of this album, there is no incentives for collectors like me to buy it (91...
Private stuff | 09 Dec 2011 02:21
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Figure News: 3A January updates
Sorry I'm a bit late with this news post, but 3A's Zaku will go on sale on January 6th 9:00 am Hong Kong time (less then 24 hours from now) on bambaland. The Zaku is 16" tall and will cost $330 usd with shipping. The next item of January...
Figures & Dolls | 05 Jan 2012 17:22
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Some Figure Lovin' Around Valentine's Day
Katsucon is not for for a few more days (and I'm definitely looking forward to it, although scheduling situations could affect my first go-round on Friday). However, I'm still getting figures before the con starts. As you've seen in my photos, I rece...
Figures & Dolls | 15 Feb 2012 05:15
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Katsucon 18: The Cosplay
This year, Katsucon had a lot of variety when it came to cosplay, and it was more than just anime and video games. The following are some of the cosplay that I saw the con. Ordinary cosplay: Dressing up as a character from Puella Magi Madoka M...
Otaku & Japan | 25 Feb 2012 06:03
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PlayStation Vita Review Part 1 the device
The other week I got a PlayStation Vita and I've been meaning to right a review of sorts well here it is. (I'm going to split this into two separate reviews one on the device and one on the games) The Vita itself is a nice device has a similar wei...
Private stuff | 04 Mar 2012 23:22
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Цицеро няшка =3 / Cicero is cuuute =3
Мой арт на тему Скайрима Как вы поняли мой список кавайных психопатов пополнил Цецеро ^^ няяяшкаааа :3 если бы он только не пел в засаде =.= My fan art of Skyrim ^^ ПС есть ли кто на девиант арте кто может мне объяснить как настроить стр...
Private stuff | 31 Mar 2012 21:15
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Croisée in an American Labyrinth
It's been a quiet period for me the past few months here at My Anime Shelf. While I do check out the site daily, I haven't really been very active in terms of blog posts and pictures. I personally blame this lack of activity on two things: 1. It's...
Figures & Dolls | 04 Jun 2012 05:55
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MU's Spring 2012 anime reviews
Hello everyone! I thought I'd share my thoughts on the shows I watched during the last anime season. While most of these shows aren't finished yet I think I've seen enough to do reviews on them. Shirokuma Cafe This was the show I was looking...
Otaku & Japan | 10 Jun 2012 23:55
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Giving revoltech Annelotte some new joints
Hello there folks; I've owned revoltech queen's blade Annelotte for awhile, but I always found revoltech joints to be somewhat difficult to work with or to get the exact poses for poseable figures. So, today in this blog I would like to share whic...
Figures & Dolls | 11 Jun 2012 07:28
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Belated Purple Heart Blog Post, Heh
I apologize for being late here. My plan was to combine this blog with another figure. However, with the Snow Miku 2012 Nendoroid currently being delayed indefinitely (I haven't got refunded yet as I paid via Paypal, so I'm assuming that the figure w...
Figures & Dolls | 11 Jul 2012 06:11
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The Misadventures of the 2012 Snow Miku Nendoroid
It's been a pretty messy three months due to both delays and defects, but at long last, the final figure of the summer has arrived at my house. In February, Good Smile Company took pre-orders for the 2012 Snow Miku design, which featured her in a...
Figures & Dolls | 22 Sep 2012 06:03
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I got her yesterday, but is as so busy that I didn't get a chance to be on here. She stands 8 inches tall, is plain beautiful, and even gives us a glimpse of her 'pantsu'~ It's Kirino Kousaka, or my favorite character in the entire world! I like...
Figures & Dolls | 25 Apr 2013 22:18
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Nendoroid Wakana Sakai
Now I had recently opened this when I first got it, but I repacked it so I could show up it all! If you can tell I'm not at my house at the moment, I'm at my grandmas, I haven't spent much time with her lately~ Wakana comes with a piano, her ca...
Figures & Dolls | 27 Apr 2013 03:45
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Japanese pop-culture festival (Moscow)
Want to share some photos, that I made during Japanese pop-culture festival, which took place on the 4th of November (that means yesterday) in Moscow. First of all, I want to apologize, cause the photos are 'holy crap', really. Have to buy a prop...
Otaku & Japan | 05 Nov 2009 08:22
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Nendo Saber Lily fails?
My Nendo Saber Lily arrived at Moscow a long while ago, but it was yesterday, when I finally managed to capture her. Well, surprisingly I'm not going to make any declarations of love here. Everybody knows she is fascinating! She really is. But...
Figures & Dolls | 07 Nov 2009 11:42
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Mostly just for the sake of messing around right now, I'll get to working on and icon and all that here later. Firstly, I suppose a welcome is in order! I'm Jobibi/Rin, I don't really care which you call me. I'm a little white girl in the US who a...
Private stuff | 07 Nov 2009 21:35
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I am in despair! A figure I want is on a site I can't read. ;_; Perhaps I should explain an easier way. I'm a fan of Ryukishi07's works. I haven't gone back to read through the first 2 "When They Cry" series, but I'm about halfway th...
Figures & Dolls | 11 Nov 2009 02:25
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Dream of Doll Ganta
Today is a happy day when I've joined the army of BJD (ball-jointed dolls) fans. In other words - the day I received my precious parcel. I called him Ganta. I've been looking at ball-jointed dolls for quite a while being unable to decide wheth...
Private stuff | 25 Nov 2009 12:35
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AmiAmi: great deal or not?
I was thinking about ordering a couple of figurines from AmiAmi, since they started to ship worldwide. With their low prices and SAL available I was pretty much exited how low the cost of my order gonna be. And when I finally got an invoice, he-he, I...
Figures & Dolls | 11 Dec 2009 18:35
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Sebastian came with a friend.
Sebastian came in way earlier this month but I just recently got batteries for my camera. So I just came to leave this picture and say that I'm so pleased with him. x3 Keiji belongs to my roommate. D: I just wanted a picture of them two togeth...
Figures & Dolls | 22 Dec 2009 10:21
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Evangelion 2.0 Petit R-Style Figures
Long time, no post. Sorry for my absence, but this holiday season was gratuitously more hectic than what I'm accustomed to. Things have calmed down a bit thankfully. But I am now the proud owner of 15 figures, so it's time to start honoring them!
Figures & Dolls | 29 Dec 2009 23:19
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Vacantion with figma Haruhi - part 2
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...
Figures & Dolls | 05 Jan 2010 19:16
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Top 20 Wished For Figures
There are a lot of figures out there. There are many different figures of many different characters. Some characters like Rei and Asuka from Evangelion, the Ikki Tousen girls, and the three main girls from the Haruhi series all seem to have literally...
Figures & Dolls | 06 Jan 2010 03:46
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Hello, dear diary ~^_^~ Aah... I am definitely not that type of person who manages to get fun out of describing things he did during the day. I'm too shy to bother people with stuff like that. Yeah, and too lazy. The problem is I passed through...
Figures & Dolls | 20 Jan 2010 11:31
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Hi there :) I haven't been writing for a while here on MyAnimeShelf. But its because I am the main coder of the project and my head is always crammed with ideas how to optimize site performance and other stuff. Thus, I have already rewrote the ess...
Figures & Dolls | 21 Jan 2010 22:37
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January loot - figure-related!
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...
Figures & Dolls | 08 Feb 2010 19:31
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Happy Saint Valentine's Day!
Mina-san, Happy Saint Valentine's Day !!! I wish you all LOVE, joy, happiness and piece and I hope you get lots and lots of cards! And here is a bit from me. That's... well, that's how Louise is celebrating her V-day :) *There is a couple of hen...
Figures & Dolls | 14 Feb 2010 11:23
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I've been watching you playing with your action figures for quite a while... That's great, guys! I also do understand that it's possible to exchange figurines parts between them. Do you do that kind of things? I own only two nendoroids - Louise and S...
Figures & Dolls | 20 Feb 2010 19:01
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Nendoroid Luka Megurine
as i mentioned earlier I received my Nendoroid Luka Megurine. I wasn't originally going to get her but when i found out she came with a little Takoluka I was sold. she comes with a bunch of other stuff too. Which includes extra singing and cry...
Figures & Dolls | 24 Feb 2010 05:12
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This review is a bit not safe for work! Continuing with the reviews of the stuff i just got is Revoltech Elina. She is a fairly important character in Queen's Blade as she is Reina's sister and she fills the slot as the series spoiled rich girl.
Figures & Dolls | 25 Feb 2010 04:36
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Bakemonogatari & Feena Nendos
Just in case you're as slow as I am - here are several new pictures uploaded by Mikatan. Bakemonogatari Set 2: *** Nendoroid Feena: Saber and Feena seem to have ver...
Figures & Dolls | 25 Feb 2010 08:06
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What's this, another Takoluka thread. Yes, but unlike some fortunate people (ahem, mu597), this isn't from the Nendoroid, it's actually a keychain. I took off the keychain parts which left me with this adorable kraken in pink. She is muc...
Figures & Dolls | 02 Mar 2010 01:59
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No mail in the last two days...have a taking my frustrations out on Dickeido comic.
Figures & Dolls | 04 Mar 2010 02:27
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Ok so technically it's not my camera it's my mom's new camera (a nikon D5000) but i get to use it so yay! I'm still getting the hang of using it here's the best i've taken so far. The first two have my normal lighting. the next two have...
Private stuff | 05 Mar 2010 20:40
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