Wednesday, September 30, 2009

GSC White Album - Rina Ogata 1/8 PVC Figure

Following the Yuki Morikawa figure from the popular game and anime series 'White Album', comes a PVC figure of Rina Ogata.

As I mentioned in my post on Yuki, I prefer the colors on this Rina Ogata better. The blue, white & gold outfit looks really good. Shading on her skirt is nice with the nice two tone effect going on.

Overall a nicer figure then Yuki in my opinion, though displaying them together would have a nice effect especially is there can be a stage diorama backdrop (perhaps one using a few di:stages)

You can get yours HERE from PlayAsia. They ship internationally and offer free shipping to Singapore.

Specs
Product name Rina Ogata (おがたりな)
Series: White Album
Price 6,500Yen (~SGD$102)
Release Date 2010/01
Specifications Painted PVC figure - 1/8th scale - approx 21cm(H)
Sculptor Ken Yokota

Credits:http://www.goodsmile.info/detail/eng/2686/Rina+Ogata.html
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Alter Saber (Maid ver) 1/6 PVC Figure (Hobby Channel exclusive)

Alter in collaboration with Hobby Japan is going to release Saber Maid Version in April 2010. This Saber is from the game Fate~ Hollow Ataraxia which is based half a year after the events of Fate/stay night.

I really like the sculpt of this figure, and thats saying alot since I normally don't go for characters dressed in funny costumes. The detailing is simply fantastic with the frilly French maid outfit done almost to perfection. The chibi saber is also really cute and very charming.

Sadly this is going to be a Hobby Channel exclusive and you can only order her from Hobby Channel online shop. Since they don't ship overseas, you would again have to trouble your jap friend to get it for you. For those who don't have such a friend [like me :( ]expect to pay a premium through proxies or resellers market to get one.

Specs
Product name:Saber -Maid Version
Series Fate ~Hollow Ataraxia
Price 8000 Yen (~SGD$125)
Release Date 2010/04
Specifications Painted PVC figure - 1/6 scale - approx 26cm(H)



Credits:http://hobby-channel.net/genteidou-items/8206-8206.html
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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Bandai Soul of Chogokin GX-51 Getter Dragon

Scheduled for a November 2009 release, Getter Dragon will be joining the ranks of the Soul of Chogokin line from Bandai. Recommended retail price at 7875Yen (~SGD$124). Getter Dragon is from Getter Robo G, a super robot anime series created by Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa and produced by Toei Animation.

I am not a fan of the Getter Dragon mecha design though, something about the head just turns me off. Not too hot about the red/white color scheme either..maybe if they did a "black" variant.

However, pics of the gokin from Bandai does indeed put it in a good light with gokin looking solid and imposing. Size is good (see comparison pic with SOC Big-O below)

I'm still undecided whether add it to my collection.
Until then, here are some pics


Size comparison with Bandai SOC Big-O
Credits:Gits_sac from SGcollect
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Friday, September 25, 2009

Pre-Orders open for HotToys Ironman Mark III Battle Damaged Version

Iron Man Mark III 12-inch Figure - Battle Damaged Version

Pre-order have been open for some time for this version of IM. I must say the gimmicks and features look fantastic.

You can Pre-order yours from Sideshow Collectibles
Iron Man MARK III 12-inch Figure - Battle Damaged Version

The Iron Man Mark III 12 inch Figure (Battle Damaged Ver) features:
  • Stands approx 30 cm tall
  • Over 36 points of articulation
  • Metallic paint with battle damaged finish
  • Light-up eyes and ARC reactor (battery operated - battery included)
  • Expandable wrist gauntlet
  • Adjustable shoulder-mounted munitions pod
  • Fully deployed air flaps on back of leg armor
  • Working forearm rockets
  • Seven (7) interchangeable hands, including light-up repulsor hand
  • Two (2) interchangeable chest armor plates
  • Iron Man helmet with light-up eyes (battery operated - battery included)
  • Battle damaged helmet with removable mask to reveal authentic likeness of Robert Downey Jr. as Tony Stark
  • 12-inch figure stand
  • Full color display packaging

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[Random Toy Post] 25 Sept 2009

Time for a Random Toy Post. This time its a super sexy figure from the Kaiyodo Bome Series. Kaiyodo BOME Oni Musume (Akihiro Yoshizane Ver.) 1/4 PVC figure. Simply stunning. Nice and large...and I don't only mean its 1/4 scale :)


Over 18 Only. NSFW Cast-off pics
Oni Nekkid Nekkid Closeup OPPAI

Credits:http://www.hobbystock.jp/item/view/HBY-GCF-00002992
http://www.moeyo.com/2009/07/review_kaiyodo_bome_oni-musume.html
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FREEING ex:ride: ride.001 - Vintage Bikes

Basically these are Rides for your Toys :) Crafted to fit the Figma range from MaxFactory, Freeing introduces these talian-style vintage bikes (vespars) in the new 'ex:ride' series.
There are a total of five colors to choose from - pearl white, metallic red, metallic green, metallic yellow and metallic blue.

These looks like lots of fun and would give good posing opportunities with your Figmas or Nendos. Lets hope they make one of a black lambo :)

Specs
Product name ex:ride: ride.001 - Vintage Bikes (えくすらいど らいど001う゛ぃんてーじばいく)
Series ex:ride
Release Date 2009/12
Price 1480Yen (~SGD$23)
Specifications Painted ABS model - not to scale - approximately 12.5cm(H)t
Sculpting/Sold By FREEing
Distributor Good Smile Company

Credits:http://www.goodsmile.info/detail/eng/2668/ex%3Aride%3A+ride.001+-+Vintage+Bikes.html
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Thursday, September 24, 2009

Nendoroid Alphard & Nendoroid Ein

2 new Nendoroids announced by GSC, and both happen to be gun-toting ass-kicking chicks from action animes. From Canaan, we have the main antagonist Alphard who is the main baddie. And from Phantom ~Requiem for the Phantom, we have Ein who is of course the protagonist of the anime.

Both are scheduled to be released Jan 2010 at 3500Yen (~SGD$54) each. So lets have a look at each of them.

Nendoroid Alphard
Alphard comes with 3 face parts, calm face, cunning grinface and pissed off face. Of course the leader of the terrorist organization comes armed with a gun(FN Five-seveN USG?) as an accessory.

I think I've mentioned this before, but a nendoroid figure wearing a tube top always strikes me as "wrong". Somehow the skimpiness of the tube and the cuteness of a nendo just clashes.

I am just pick this up anyway for the sake of posing her with Canaan though. Nendos blasting away at each other with tiny guns are just too cute :)

You can get yours from PlayAsia HERE. They ship internationally and offer free shipping to Singapore.

Specs
Product name Nendoroid Alphard (ねんどろいど あるふぁるど)
Series CANAAN
Price 3,500 Japanese Yen (~SGD$54)
Release Date 2010/01
Specifications Painted ABS&PVC figure - not to scale - stand included - approx 10cm(H)
Sculptor Itou Reiichi
Sculpting Assistance Nendoron


Alphard and Canaan posed here blasting each other to bits

Nendoroid Ein
Ein comes with 2 faces (expressionless, smiling) , her teddy bear, knife and mask.
Although the nendo does look a little bland, the mask is really a cool accessory to recreate her as Phantom.

I am waiting for the whole anime to be finish airing before i start watching. I hate having to wait for new episodes.....

Anyways, I think I would get this to avoid the "Must Get toy After watching anime" syndrome :)

You can get yours from PlayAsia HERE. They ship internationally and offer free shipping to Singapore.

Specs
Product name Nendoroid Ein (ねんどろいど あいん)
Price 3,500 Yen(~SGD$54)
Release Date 2010/01
Specifications Painted ABS&PVC figure - not to scale - stand included - approx 10cm(H)
Sculptor Udono Kazuyoshi
Sculpting Assistance Nendoron

Credits:GoodSmile HomePage
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