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Sernia chibi almost makes up for Ladies vs. Butlers

I would like it to be known to posterity that my first choice for the title of this post was "Sernia Iori Flameheart Chibi figure almost makes up for Ladies vs. Butlers ABOMINATION", but such long titles are frowned upon.This Deng...

 
 
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Rosario + Vampire's Kurumu is Valentine-perfect

For a lusty succubus from a harem anime, Kurono Kurumu has made it impressively high onto my list of favorite anime characters. I don't know if it's because of the fact that she's under constant pressure from her mother to be a good little ...

 
 
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Astro Plan... toys?

China is famous for producing bootleg toys, including such gems as "RobocAr Energon" and the classic "Super Combination Robot". Another fine product of the Middle Kingdom is bootleg anime, such as the recent Macross ripo...

 
 
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Lyrical Nanoha plushes are incredibly cute

Wow, the new Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha movie comes out this week, and I still haven't watched the original series. I guess I'm just too obsessed with Dirty Pair at the moment to bother. If only there was some sort of incredibly cute, soft...

 
 
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Scandal! Sheryl Nome appears topless!

What's this? Could the galaxy's top pop idol, a veritable paragon of high fashion and good taste, really be posing topless? Did Akiba Hobby actually capture images of her completely bare breasts? Has she lost all of her credibility as a pub...

 
 
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Tales of Symphonia figurines!

I freaking love Tales of Symphonia.Seriously, it's my favorite video game ever. It wasn't the first JRPG I played, but it was the first one I was really able to enjoy. Everything about that game was perfect, from the anime-esque graphics to...

 
 
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Give your Miku plush a new best friend with Gift's Luka

[As posted on Tomopop by Colette Bennett]If you're a fan of all things Miku like we are, I know you made a high-pitched squeaking noise when you saw Gift's Hatsune Miku plush. I have to admit it's pretty adorable, and I had a feeling that i...

 
 
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Truly, the ugliest Gundam ever

[Originally posted on Tomopop by Andres Cerrato] Gundam SEED Vs. Astray reminds me a lot of my high school days. I remember distinctively this really ugly group of people. They would all hang together and were friends with possibly the ugli...

 
 
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Girafarig, I choose you! Vinyl and Pokemon together!

[Originally posted on Tomopop by Leah Bayer]Let's face it: even though many of us are considered "too old" to play Pokémon, we do it anyway. The same thing could be said of figures. We're sometimes told that we are "to...

 
 
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My Little Pony: an introduction

[Originally posted on Tomopop by Karen Gellender]Whenever I see a My Little Pony- particularly one from the 1980s- I see everything that I miss from my childhood. I see the beginning of my interest in fantasy, toys, art, and animation; what...

 
 
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Asuka polystone kit is jaw-droppingly beautiful

[As posted at Tomopop by Leah Bayer] Asuka Langley Shikinami, the original tsundere, is my favorite girl from Evangelion. Yes, Rei is all mysterious and Misato wears those teeny shorts, but I am a sucker for red hair and an attitude. There ...

 
 
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Let it snow with Good Smile Company's Snow Miku

[As posted on Tomopop by Jonathan Tubbs] Vocaloid's Miku sure does like to dress for an occasion. With the upcoming release of the "Vocaloid Season Collection: Snow Songs" CD, Good Smile Company is offering a special bundle packag...

 
 
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Tomopop Secret Santa: A Recap

[As posted on Christmas Day by Brian Szabelski]This year, Tomopop decided not to take the day off on Christmas. Instead, we rounded up the crew and forced asked them to participate in a Secret Santa event. Everyone was given a giftee and t...

 
 
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Hunt down those exclusives with the help of Tokyo Hunter

[As posted on Tomopop by Jonathan Tubbs] Japanese exclusives. Such a vile bunch of hoodlums hiding in their magazines. Always one step ahead. Inches from our reach. Taunting us. Laughing knowing well we'll never be able to capture them. Har...

 
 
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This HENGE figure is the one true transformer

At first, buying a transforming mecha toy seems awesome. Two (or more) awesome figures for the price of one! But the truth of the matter is that most transforming toys end up as a disappointment, often hobbled by concessions to reality and ...

 
 
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Max Factory's latest Miku makes me hard in the pantsu

It's not often that I find a figure that I absolutely MUST buy, but this is one of those instances. When I first laid my eyes on the finished version of the VN02 Mix Hatsune Miku by Max Factory, I simply lost my sh*t. Everything about ...

 
 
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The Rei Ayanami Figure and Resin Kit Awards

The release of Evangelion 1.01 has brought our favorite emotionally disturbed giant robot pilots back into the spotlight, and I for one am happy to see it. There remains, however, one cloud in my perfect blue sky of Evangelion bliss: Why is...

 
 
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A second 'Wave' of K-ON! figures is on its way

That's right, figure maker Wave is coming out with its own set of the K-ON! girls. Instead of having them rock out like many figure makers will likely do, Wave unveiled their prototypes of Mio and Yui just hanging out at the beach in their ...

 
 
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First photos of K-On figures, including Mio Nendoroid

K-On! may be done and over with, but I'm just getting into it. So that's all that matters, really. Well, our family over at Tomopop brought to my attention the first shots that Danny Choo had the exclusive on Goodsmile's latest products.Fir...

 
 
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Peer into the past: 19th century Japanese toy drawings

Colette caught wind of the Ningyo-do Bunko, a library collection of drawings that depict designs and diagrams of toys and dolls from the late 19th century and early 20th century. There are over 100 albums contained within the database, and...

 
 
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Shunya "Shunyama" Yamashita, you are my god.

For those of you who aren't aware of his art, it's time to get with the program. Potentially my favorite artist, Shunyama is known for his beautifully drawn, full figured character designs, often inspired by 1950's pinup models, several of ...

 
 
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Utada Hikaru comes to Miami...for about 15 minutes

[Pedro and co. went out to South Beach for a chance to meet Utada Hikaru. The event was certainly a change of pace from Jeff's interview with her, which you can check out here. -- DMV] Saku mentioned early last week that Utada Hikaru was go...

 
 
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Hobby Complex GK01: This is, hands-down, my favorite Kamina

[As originally posted on Tomopop] Get all of your other poser stuff out of here. From the bowels of Hobby Complex GK01 comes this Kamina bust from one of the doujin groups Uwanauna. The bust is from back in 2008, but this is a bit of an imp...

 
 
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Tomopop Roundup: Miami is like a kotatsu edition

Welcome to the latest roundup of the hot figure news on Tomopop. This week has quite a few interesting things -- namely, the Miku Black Rock Shooter and Orchid Seed's Hustler figure. Similarly, there's a Sayonara, Zetsubou-sensei figure set...

 
 
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Tomopop Roundup: Sugar coated edition

It's been an interesting week at Tomopop. Lots of news going on, and so if you haven't already, you should be reading the site regularly. But, for those of you who just want a digested version of the past week in PVC, then that's what I've ...

 
 
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Mikuru goes 'pew pew pew' at Wonderful Hobby '09

[As originally posted on Tomopop]They're still going strong on the Haruhi figures, it seems. I'd love for season two to come out already so that they can stop coming out with more and more niche figures. At least the figures haven't fallen ...

 
 
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Tomopop Roundup: Oh, the features! edition

Tomopop has had their fair share of original content this week, what with New York Comic Con and a bunchof reviews going up. It's an exciting time in the world of PVC. Besides that, there are Gundams and tits galore scattered throughout the...

 
 
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Elyse appears from My Balls!

[As originally posted on Tomopop]For those of you who frequent Japanator, you've probably already heard of the super-ecchi and borderline porn manga My Balls. In it, the main character has an evil demon sealed inside his testicles, and he ...

 
 
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Tomopop roundup: Never enough Kagamin

Time to see what's going on over in Tomopop Land. Oh, well, would you look at that? There's a new Kagamin figure! Not only is this one strike a rarely seen sexy pose, but she's got a really unique design on her. But, as Topher mentions, Ate...

 
 
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Gang King: King of Swanky will f*ck you up

If there's ever a figure that I'd call badass, Gang King: King of Swanky wins the prize. I've seen plenty of gangster figures in shops in Japan, but none of them are as striking and memorable as this one. It might be because I wasn't that b...

 
 
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Native's M-Ko has been trapped by the deadly space monster!

[As originally posted on Tomopop]No matter what picture Hobbystock blog used in their review of this figure, I couldn't find one more apt to use than that one.Coming from the Native Illustrator series, Tomopop has previously showcased their...

 
 
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Hidamari Sketch's debut figures from WonFes

[As originally posted on Tomopop]Now that WonFes has been over, it's time to pick up the remaining scraps. What we've got here are what I believe to be the first set of Hidamari Sketch figures to hit the market, coming from Takkyu Mokei. Dr...

 
 
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Just off the shelf: Totally hardcore metal edition

Well, yet another week of awesome over at Tomopop, and so you'd better get your ass in gear to check out what they have.  If you're a fan of Pia Carrot, then you might want to check out Tomomi Aizawa in a maid outfit. If that's too old...

 
 
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