The 13th/last episode of the 60-second parody short series "Kirikumas" was posted on the web three days ago on June 28. Japanese plamodel/figure maker Wave will release nine 1/12 scale figures of the mental model girls in teddy bear style in October. Check the details after the jump.
On June 26, Tottori Prefecture held the signing ceremony with Good Smile Company, one of the most famous character figure companies in Japan, to set up a new factory of the company in Kurayoshi-city in October. Most of their products have been produced in Shanghai, China. Hit the jump for more details.
What does Super Sonico look like after the party? According to Good Smile Company, the answer is hot. Good Smile teamed up with Wing to bring us a new figure, and you can check out the pictures after the jump.
Kyoto Prefectural Police yesterday arrested a 31-year-old male office worker who had a Chinese citizenship for selling pirated figures of Boa Hancock, one of the popular female characters in Eiichiro Oda's One Piece series. Those figures were customized to be able to remove her outfits. Hit the jump for more story.
After weeks of waiting for word with anticipation from Hobby Stock, the pre-order date for both the Haruka Nanase and Makoto Tachibana ALTAIR figures has been confirmed . To prep Free! fans for the pre-order war, more clear and detailed close up images of both figures have also been released. See the images after the jump!
Free! fans, are you ready for more details!? As we previously reported, Hobby Stock confirmed that more details for the ALTAIR Nanase Haruka and Makoto Tachibana figures would be revealed and they were! The official Twitter account posted the price of each figure and the release month, which was announced at Super Comic City 23. Hit the jump for more!
Have you checked out the latest painted Haruka Nanase and Makoto Tachibana figures? Or the robot-like Haruka Figma? As beautiful as they are, no details about how Free! fans can make them part of their collections was ever confirmed, until now. More on that and a possible slip on the second season airdate after the jump!
As reported several times, Bandai's Tamashii Nations AKIBA Showroom is located in the JR Akihabara station's East-West Hall and has become one of the must-go places in the otaku town. It is now greatly featuring its latest Kamen Rider figure-S.H.Figuarts Kamen Rider Kabuto. Check the photo report after the jump.
AnimeJapan 2014 in Japan has featured a lot of announcements and news, with Free! related news as well! The Hobby Stock official Twitter account has posted a painted figure of Makoto Tachibana and an action figure prototype of Haruka Nanase that will be on display during the event. See the images after the jump!
Following Cure Peace, Cure Happy, Cure Beauty, and Cure March scheduled for June, Premium Bandai's Tamashii Web store has finally started accepting pre-orders for S.H. Figuarts Cure Sunny, the fifth and final entry from one of the most successful PreCure TV anime series Smile PreCure!. Check the details after the jump.
Was 1,980 yen (about US$19.34) too expensive for him? Mie Prefectural Police officially admitted that a police sergeant in his 50s was caught for changing price tags on a used Kamen Rider figure and trying to purchase it for the lower price in a recycle shop last November. Hit the jump for more details.