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    Tuesday September 10, 2019
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Shrinks Down as Nitotan Toys

    Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu, and Inosuke take on chibi form for stuffed charms to be re-published in January of 2020

    Previously released in August of 2019, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is once again teaming up with Takara Tomy to appear in pocket-sized form as a line of "Nitotan" stuffed toys with a second printing that's due out in Japan in January of 2020. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday July 26, 2019
  • The Evolution of Anime Figures

    Explore the history of some of the most irresistible toys in the world!

    From Nendoroids to, yes, Funko Pops, anime toys are absolutely everywhere. Why are so many of them so irresistible, though, and where did they get their start? Find out in Crunchyroll's latest deep dive video! 

  • Wednesday July 3, 2019
  • Spirit Blazes On for Soul of Chogokin GX-71 VOLTRON Toy Re-Issue

    High end combining collector's item was originally published in December of 2016

    Fans who missed their chance to own one of the coolest combining robot toys ever published will soon have another crack at it, because Bandai's Tamashii Nations line is re-issuing the "Soul of Chogokin GX-71 VOLTRON" toy, with the final product scheduled to become available again in Japan on July 27, 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Monday June 26, 2017
  • Nab "Splatoon" Blasters at GameStop in the Near Future

    Get your own Splatoon Splattershot Blaster and Mini coming to stores soon.

    It’s time for some fun in the sun with these Splatoon-themed water guns that will soon be available from GameStop. The Jakks Pacific Splattershot Blaster and Splattershot Mini. They shoot “washable gooey ink,” which may not be the best idea for small children, but teens a grown ups can have a blast with these. Read more after the jump

  • Saturday June 24, 2017
  • Tachikoma Toy Tanks Take a Time-Out

    Deployment of Cerevo's walking, talking 1/8 scale models of "Ghost in the Shell" smart tanks delayed until August 2017

    Originally announced back in 2016 as part of the "Ghost in the Shell Realize Project", Cerevo has pushed back the release date of their walking, talking 1/8 scale Tachikoma smart tank toys from June 2017 until August 2017 in order to improve the mobility and durability of the tiny robots. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday May 14, 2017
  • McDonald's Japan Is Getting "Dragon Ball Super" Toys

    This is super news, wouldn't you say?

    McDonald's in America just had an awesome series of Mario toys, but Japan is getting something equally cool: Dragon Ball Super toys! Hit the jump to take a look! 

  • Friday May 12, 2017
  • Sugoi! Tanoshii! Max Factory Expands "Kemono Friends" Figure Line

    Joining the previously announced figma Serval, figma Kaban and figma vehicles Japari Bus toys are in-development

    Fresh news from the Shizuoka Hobby Show 2017, a trade event that runs from May 11 - 14, 2017 at Twin Messe Shizuoka venue in Suruga Ward, Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan: Max Factory is expanding its line of Kemono Friends figma toys to include Kaban and the Japari Bus. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Sunday April 16, 2017
  • Perennial Lost Boy Ryoga Hibiki Gets the S.H.Figuarts Treatment

    Premium Bandai website now accepting pre-orders for figure that will ship in September of 2017

    The Premium Bandai website is now accepting pre-orders for an S.H.Figuarts toy of Ryoga Hibiki, the perennially lost and eternally lovelorn rival character from Rumiko Takahashi's classic martial arts rom-com manga and anime, Ranma 1/2. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Friday January 13, 2017
  • "Mugenbine" Collectible Toy Line Re-Issues Egyptian Mythology Series

    Collect all five to make Mugen Pharaoh.

    Some Mugenbine classics are getting a facelift! Check out the Machine Robo successors that let you get creative with robot transformations ans they re-release Mugen Pharaoh -- with candy! Hit the jump for more info.

  • Sunday July 31, 2016
  • This "Berserk" Femto figma Is A Fantastic Tribute To Griffith Fans

    Femto's never looked this good before.

    If you've been following along with the new Berserk series on Crunchyroll like I have, you're probably waiting for Griffith, also known as Femto, to make his grand reappearance. That's why this new figma Femto figure comes as a sight for sore eyes. Hit the jump for more! 

  • Saturday July 16, 2016
  • Takara Tomy Rolls Out New Line of Nostalgic "Beyblade" Toys

    Burst-ready versions of "Driger", "Dranzer", and "Draciel" beyblades coming later in 2016

    Beginning in October of 2016, Japanese toymakers Takara Tomy are rolling out a new line of Beyblade Burst toys designed to appeal to the nostalgia fans feel for characters from the earlier Beyblade manga and TV anime series. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Saturday July 2, 2016
  • New "Gundam" Toy Series Debuts on LINE LIVE Event

    Event will be hosted by voice actresses Yuki Kuwahara and Sayaka Senbogi from "Iron-Blooded Orphans"

    On July 12, 2016, Bandai will be streaming an event on LINE LIVE that will reveal a new series of Mobile Suit Gundam products and toys. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Thursday June 9, 2016
  • Mega Man is Somehow Just Now Getting Dead-Eyed Funko Toys

    Mega Man, Rush, Proto Man, and Dr. Wily coming this summer

    You know those inescapable Pop! toys by Funko? Sure you do; they've got those beady black eyes that have seen some things you wouldn't believe. Well, they're finally adding some Mega Man toys to the Pop! Games line, with Mega Man, Rush, Proto Man, and Dr. Wily due out this summer for $9.99 each. Hit the jump for more.

  • Sunday May 1, 2016
  • Banpresto Rolls Out "Shonen Ashibe GO! GO! Goma-chan" Prizes

    Character goods featuring adorable baby harp seal will be used for prize lotteries beginning in late May of 2016

    Banpresto is rolling out a line of character goods for the Ichiban Kuji ("No. 01 Lottery") prize drawing featuring the lovable characters of Shonen Ashibe GO! GO! Goma-chan. Hit the jump to go ga-ga for Goma-chan.

  • Saturday April 9, 2016
  • Evangelion Unit-01 Nanoblock Building Kit Goes on Sale

    Building block toy has 370 pieces, movable joints

    Tokyo-based toy company Kawada yesterday started offering its new Nanoblock kit based on Unit-01 from the Evangelion franchise. The kit consists of 370 micro-sized building parts and has movable joints in its arms and legs. Check the details after the jump.