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.
NECA has a nice little lineup of variant figures based on classic video game representations, like the NES-style Jason from Friday the 13th and the Nightmare on Elm Street Freddy that got a similar treatment. Next up is Godzilla himself, who is getting a 6" figure styled after 1989 NES game Godzilla: Monster of Monsters. Hit the jump for pics and more.
It's time again for another exciting Madoka Magica-themed prize lottery that's going to take place in February at Lawson and other hobby shop stores. Hit the jump to see what's up to win!
Dengeki official online store Dengekiya is currently accepting preorders for exclusive figures of “Sword Art Online” character Asuna dressed as an idol and “A Certain Magical Index” character Misaki Shokuho as a bunny maid. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!
Japanese retailers including Amazon JP have started accepting pre-orders for Broccoli's latest three items from its deformed figure line "Chocolte": Yui Hirasawa, Mio Akiyama, and Ritsu Tainaka in swimsuit from the K-ON! franchise based on Kakifly's four-panel comedy manga. Check the details after the jump.
An upcoming figure of K-On! character Azusa Nakano, dressed in an outfit similar to the one she wears in the anime’s ending credits, will celebrate the series’ 5th anniversary. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!
Figure and model company Kotobukiya will be releasing a figure of Puella Magi Madoka Magica character Homura Akemi dressed as a traditional Japanese shrine maiden and carrying a Kyubey stamp. YATTAR NEWS brings us pics and info after the jump!
As part of a new series of fully-painted 3D statues made out of a single flat panel, Bandai will be releasing life-sized 3D wall figures of iconic characters Iron Man and R2-D2. Get more info, plus demo videos, courtesy of YATTAR JAPAN after the jump!
With a Kickstarter campaign looming, TruForce Collectibles recently hopped on Facebook to show off the colored version of a proposed Mega Man X figure. The action figure was designed by Capcom artist Keisuke Mizuno, and you can see the original concept art followed by the colored figure after the jump.
To celebrate the release of a new Ruby Rose figure from threezero, we present their exclusive interview with Monty Oum, the mastermind behind the web phenomenon known as RWBY. Enjoy after the jump!