Bandai's official online store Premium Banday today started accepting pre-orders for three new items from its "Dragon Ball Styling" figure line, inspired by Chi-Chi and Trunks, for a March 2016 release. The candy toy line previously released real figures of Bulma, Super Saiyan Son Goku, and Goku kid's version. Check the details after the jump.
Bandai's cosmetic brand CreerBeaute has listed a cosmetic set inspired by the three items appeared in the first Ojamajo Doremi TV anime series in 1999-2000, "Magical Ball Face Powder & Stick Make Brush," for a February 2016 release. Check the details after the jump.
In 2016, Bandai's Aikatsu! virtual idols will be staging a series of projection mapping live-events in Osaka and Tokyo, and Hatsune Miku will be performing as well as a special guest. Hit the jump to learn more.
In a clear labor of love, a Japanese fan created a 15 minute fan tribute video entitled "Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla vs. Tower of the Sun Robo" which uses S.H. MonsterArts action figures and stop-motion animation to create a giant-sized monster brawl. Hit the jump to check it out.
The current main theme of Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom, Japanese toy company Bandai's exhibition space in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall, is Chogokin, its die-cast metal robot toy brand launched back in 1974. Check the latest photo report after the jump.
Following the well-received "Peperuto Poron Bag Charm" released in December 2014, Bandai Premium today starts accepting pre-orders for "Ojamajo Doremi # Rhythm Tap Jewelry Case" inspired by the transformation item appeared in the second season of Toei Animatio's Ojamajo Doremi TV anime series aired in 2000-2001. Check the details after the jump.
Toyota is releasing a special, limted edition run of 300 Auris automobiles decorated to resemble the custom Zaku II mobile suit piloted by Char Aznable, the chief antagonist of the original Mobile Suit Gundam TV anime. Hit the jump to regret the mistakes of one's youth.
Following Cure Melody and Cure Rhythm released in Spring of this year, Bandai's official online store Bandai Premium today finally stated accepting pre-orders for S.H. Figuarts Cure Beat, the long-awaited third character figure from the eighth PreCure series Suite PreCure♪ aired in 2011-2012. Check the details after the jump!
Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom is Japanese toy company Bandai's exhibition space for its latest anime/game/tokusatsu character figures, located in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall. Its current main feature is "Robot," one of the main genres in Japanese anime culture. Check the photo report after the jump.