What kind of giant robot would a ninja-cowboy pilot? Only a transforming bull-themed ATV, clearly. Bandai is releasing a toy for StarNinger's personal robot from Shuriken Sentai Ninninger, and it's both pretty cool and totally silly. Hit the jump for a better look at Bison King.
TV Tokyo and Dentsu Entertainment USA have announced a business arrangement to distribute toys for the popular Japanese Yo-Kai Watch franchise to new markets outside of Japan. More info after the jump.
The winter 2015 installment of Japan’s biggest kids-oriented game and hobby festival, the Next-Generation World Hobby Fair, was held at Chiba’s Makuhari Messe on January 24th and 25th. YATTAR NEWS brings us a bunch of photo highlights from folks like Bandai and Banpresto 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.
If you prefer your Chocobos pleasantly plump, Square Enix now has its Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Fat Chocobo up for pre-order. The 270mm wide x 430mm tall plush will run you ¥6,800 ($66), and you can look forward to it shipping in September. See some pics past the break.
Never let it be said the cast of Street Fighter II can't be humble or know when to properly apologize. The latest from Capcom and Zarigani Works is a set of keitai sutorappu (cellphone straps/charms) that depict the fighter's cast in positions we're not used to seeing them in. Hit the jump for more.
What are the words that best describe Attack On Titan characters? Tough, strong, proud, brave and many other characteristics that usually describe soldiers would fit perfectly, but not with the new Attack On Titan plush toys in the Zannen-san series! The plush toys and even tremble when you pull a string attached to their behind! More after the jump!
Wonder Festival 2014 is currently being held at the Makuhari Messe expo center in Japan and Free! fans are glued to the Alter booth for the new and improved prototype figures for Haruka Nanase and Makoto Tachibana that are on display. Dedicated Japanese fans have already created a side-by-side comparison image for the rest of us to stare at. See the detailed comparison and bonus Free! Ocha-Tomo figure photos after the jump!
Character toy maker Ensky had previously introduced a Chara Puka series of Free! toys that features a character leisurely floating on a inflatable tube last year. Even though they're already cute enough, their Twitter keeps suggesting creative and sometimes hilarious use of the toys. A recent suggestion was photographed while taking advantage of the rare and severe snow conditions in Tokyo. See what happened to Haruka and Rin after the jump!
San-ei Boeki has a small handful of cute The Legend of Zelda plush toys modeled after The Wind Waker and its more recently released Wii U upgrade, The Wind Waker HD. Link is available in cel-shaded form, and Princess Zelda and Tingle also have small plushes of their very own. See 'em all after the jump!
Japanese Shin Megami Tensei fans can look forward to a selection of prize lottery figures this October. Manufacturer Furyu is partnering with lottery provider Minna no Kuji to give away exclusive figures from across the franchise, from Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne's Demi-fiend to Pyro Jack. Pics and more past the break.
Back in early September we gave you a look at the then-divisive prototype for Kotobukiya's first bishoujo Mass Effect figure. Now that the final version has popped up, see what you think of illustrator Shunya Yamashita's take on the asari researcher, Dr. Liara T'Soni. Full pics after the jump!