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HG versions of Gundams from G no Reconguista Revealed

Upcoming anime, Gundam: G no Reconguista, is getting the Gunpla treatment with the early reveal of four kits slated for release this year. The HG 1/144 scale kits from the Reco-G series are: the G-Self Gundam, G-Arcane, the Grimoire mobile unit, and the Montero mobile unit. Grimoire will cost around JPY1,512, while the three will […]

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Editor’s Note: Remember When Toycon Was Just About Toys?

I vaguely recall the days of the old, when Toycon was just several rows of stalls filled with toy merchandise and a tiny stage for auctions and announcements. Nowadays, it’s filled with novelty akin to your bland cookie cutter, bi-monthly convention. Consider me an idiot for thinking of this like some farfetched ideal. But would […]

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Photos: Megahobby Expo 2014 Leaves You Wanting for More

The Megahobby Expo 2014 was held at the Akiba Square on May 31, 2014. The free-access expo featured a lot of upcoming figures and toys coming from different companies. And suffice to say, it left us (and probably everyone who saw the displays) wanting for more. We just had to stare at our wallets and […]

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Gon’s Raging Age-Accelerated Form Gone Plastic (SPOILERS?)

Okay, I’ll have to warn everyone of SPOILER ALERT if you haven’t read the later parts of Hunter x Hunter’s Chimera Ant arc, or if you haven’t seen the recent episodes. So, if you haven’t, then please shy away from the screen. Thank you. Shortly after HunterxHunter’s most awesome episode yet, Premium Bandai revealed the […]

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Limited Edition Vyse Statuette Up For Pre-Orders

Back in October 2000, the Sega Dreamcast had the prestige of having an amazing RPG in the form of Skies of Arcadia. To honor the memory of the one-hit wonder, First 4 Figures will be releasing a limited edition 1/6th scale of the game’s infamous protagonist and sky pirate, Vyse. The figure stands at 43cm […]

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Girls und Panzer RC Tanks are coming for your wallets

The tanks found in the series “Girls und Panzer” will be getting its own scale model. And it won’t be just for display. These scales model tanks have a tiny engine inside too. The tanks are RC (radio-controlled) models in a 1/16th scale. It also comes with a tiny tank driver, to add a bit […]

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Max Factory’s Menma Game for Beach Party

Just when you thought Menma of AnoHana (Ano hi mita hana no namae o bokutachi wa mada shiranai / あの日見た花の名前を僕達はまだ知らない) couldn’t get any cuter with the one-piece long dress she wore in the series, Max Factory satisfies the fans with their version of her in a moe beach outfit. The Menma beach figure is in […]

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HGUC Banshee Gundam in Stunning Orange

That’s a repainted HGUC Banshee Gundam right there. Compared to the original, the neon orange and the darkened gray hue of the body certainly exudes a more attractive Banshee build. Minor details, such as white labels around the body and neon yellow tones on the collar, are also added to make this Banshee stand out […]

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