Figures that go all out when recreating popular video game and anime characters are the best kind, and these special Virtua Fighter figures are no exception. Hit the jump to see them in action!
PAL Shop, an online store operated by Shogakukan-Shueisha, has announced the development of life-size figures of Lum Invader, the heroine and principal love-interest of Rumiko Takahashi's classic manga and TV anime, Urusei Yatsura. Hit the jump to learn more, datcha.
Want a small version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's massive Metal Gear Sahelanthropus for your very own? You're in luck, as the Japanese toy manufacturer Sentinel is coming out with a special Sahelanthropus figure! Hit the jump for more!
The Play Arts line of figures from Square Enix are all usually very impressively detailed, with the Final Fantasy figures no exception to the rule. The Fran figure from Final Fantasy XII is a great-looking collectible and preorders are open as of this week for the piece, which is coming in January. Hit the jump for a look at the figure!
Card Captor Sakura fans have gotten a lot of love recently with all of the new merchandise coming out, and this new line of figures is definitely something to be excited about. Petit Chara's new line of figures is adorable and even has an uplifting name: the "Everything Will Be Alright" set. Hit the jump for more!
Max Factory has a new Fire Emblem: Awakening figure on the way next year. The 1/7 scale Cordelia—based on illustrations by character designer Yusuke Kozaki—is due out next April, with some retailers getting it in June, and will be priced at a suggested ¥15,556. More after the jump.
Last October we got a peek at a Catwoman figure designed by Kingdom Hearts and Final Fantasy VII's Tetsuya Nomura, who also designed a fairly insane take on Batman. His Catwoman concept is similarly futuristic, but it actually might fit kind of well inside something like Batman: Arkham Knight. Now the figure is up for pre-order, and an Ami Ami listing provides us with a much closer look at the design. Hit the jump for more.
Phat! Company and RyunRyunTei are teaming up to create a line of "pull-form" figures, starting with Yūdachi from Kancolle. Hit the jump to learn more.
Megahouse is releasing a pair of high quality Dragon Ball Z figurines featuring Vegeta and Super Saiyan Son Goku. Hit the jump to check them out.
Beginning on May 22, 2015, Japanese residents will be able to enter a lottery-style drawing at their local 7-Eleven convenience stores for the chance to purchase a limited edition (and highly pricey) life-size figure of Eren Jaeger or Levi from Attack on Titan. Hit the jump to learn more.
Premium Bandai's upcoming HG Dragon Ball Z God Edition figure series packs a huge line-up of fighting power into a tiny set of PVC toys. Hit the jump to learn more.
It may have taken them a while, but otaku event shutterbugs Netageo have finally delivered a great report on the anime figure and garage kit highlights from last Winter’s Wonder Festival in Japan. Enjoy a parade of Mikus and mecha and much more below!
Banpresto is releasing a trio of figures from CLAMP's Cardcaptor Sakura manga and anime as a collected set to be awarded as prizes in Japanese arcades. The set features Sakura Kinomoto, Yue, and Kero in his true form. Hit the jump to learn more.
Banpresto will start a new session of its popular lottery series Ichiban Kuji featuring Hajime Isayama's mega hit series, "Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan ~Hekigai Chousa Megata Hobaku Sakusen~ (Exterior Scouting: Female Titan Capture Mission)" from late May. Check the lineup after the jump.
Alter, a Japanese figure manufacturer, has revealed the first images of a new 1/8 scale figure of Yuki Yuna, the protagonist of Yuki Yuna is a Hero. Hit the jump to check them out.