As always, Wonderfest delivered some really awesome figures over the weekend and I'm here to provide you with some updates that will not only make you shed a tear for the amount of money you'll be dropping on these preorders, but will give you an extended recap of some of the things you can look forward to from WonFes '18 Winter!
Folks from Crunchyroll’s Tokyo office just visited Japan’s biggest figure and toy con, Wonder Festival 2017 Winter, and have brought back a ton of exclusive pics and info on the latest hobby goods coming your way the year. Hit the jump to get a look!
Want to come face to face with Temjin? This month's Wonder Festival in Tokyo is your chance! Check out the unfinished life-sized Temjin model being produced by the Sega booth. More info on its creation can be seen after the jump!
This weekend is one of the big events on the otaku calendar. The twice-yearly exhibition of garage kits, figures and other physical marvels known as Wonder Festival (or WonFes) hits Chiba. Among the impressive items at the event will be a set of air-soft replica guns autographed and sketched by manga author, designer and doujinshi creator Kenichi Sonoda.
Wonder Festival is the world’s biggest figure festival which takes place twice a year - once in Winter and once in Summer. The first Wonder Festival of 2017 is set for next Sunday in Japan. Good Smile Company and Max Factory will be attending the event as a joint booth called the 'WONDERFUL HOBBY LIFE FOR YOU!! 25′ booth! Hit the jump for a sneak peak at some of the goodies to be featured there!
Called the world's largest modeling festival, celebration of kits, figures and more returns to Chiba's Makuhari Messe on February 19th for the winter edition of twice-yearly Wonder Festival. As with the last couple years, the mascots Wanda-chan and Reset-chan are illustrated by Kiyohiko Azuma, manga author of Yotsuba&! and Azumanga Daioh. Move over popular anime skaters, but these cuties have put on the blades.
The summer version of Wonder Festival, the twice-yearly expo for garage kit hobbyists and professional figure makers, took place this weekend at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, and Good Smile Company's Wonderful Hobby Life For You exhibit had an extensive showcase of upcoming super deformed Nendoroid figures, with everything from Re:ZERO to Suicide Squad. And, of course, lots of KanColle and Touken Ranbu. Check them all out after the jump.
With June soon ending, Good Smile Company has been previewing the limited items which they will be bringing to this season's events, like LA's Anime Expo, taking place next weekend, and the summer Japan's big figure event taking place July 24th at Chiba's Makuhari Messe. These items, including the anticipated Nendoroid #600 will also be available in limited quantities at GSC's online shop.
It's time for the prelude to summer's big events. And, as America's Anime Expo, San Diego Comic Con and the like begin to turn up the hype, so are Japan's notable gatherings. Towards this, the summer edition of the major figure event, Wonder Festival, taking place July 24th at Chiba's Makuhari Messe, has unveiled the latest edition of mascots Wonda-chan and Reset-chan. Get a look after the jump.
The winter version of Wonder Festival, the twice-yearly expo for garage kit hobbiests and professional figure makers, took place February 7th at Makuhari Messe, in Chiba. There was a wide variety of offerings based on Max Factory's poseable figma. Good Smile Company's Wonderful Hobby Life For You exhibit had plenty of popular and familiar characters to see, but it got strange from there from the likes of Taito and FREEing's Table Museum classical art based figures.
The winter version of Wonder Festival, the twice-yearly expo for garage kit hobbiests and professional figure makers took place February 7th at Makuhari Messe, in Chiba, and Good Smile Company's Wonderful Hobby Life For You exhibit had an extensive showcase of upcoming super deformed Nendoroid figures. Get a look after the jump.
Kaiyodo and Good Smile Company have jointly launched a "Wonda-chan Next Door Project," to produce new version figures of the mascot character of the world's largest garage kit event, Wonder Festival. Its first product "FILE:01 Route 12 Ver." will be sold at the upcoming Winter 2016 event on February 7. Check the details after the jump.