Category: Figures

Nendoroid Tokisaki Kurumi Unboxing

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Date A Live has quite an assortment of Nendoroids to entice the fandom to purchase. Thanks to Good Smile Company’s usual attention to detail, Tokisaki Kurumi is realized in all her personality. Read more »

Hatsune Miku: Tell Your World Figure Unboxing

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Upon seeing the early photos of Tell Your World Hatsune Miku 1/8 scale figure from Good Smile Company, I was captivated by the colors and lively hair style. However nothing prepared me for the gorgeous figure that would arrive this week. Read more »

2016’s Snow Miku Has Been Selected!

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Hatsune Miku’s yearly theme of Snow Miku returns to form in the latest competition for design. After 4 designs went head to head in a battle for the hearts of fans, the decision came down to one themed for skis, snowboarding, and owls? Read more »

Animecast: Thankful For Our Community

Happy Thanksgiving! For many of our listeners, today is a day of celebrating things that we are thankful for. So what better way to celebrate Thanksgiving for us, than to celebrate our many listeners by answering tons of their questions. Thanks to everyone for listening to our show and for making our community what it is today! Read more »

Nendoroid Asuka and Rei Available for Pre-Order!

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For fans of the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise and the Good Smile Company Nendoroid line-up, there’s always been a confusion as to why we’ve never had a chibi version of our favorite characters. Well, wait no longer as the Evangelion Racing Shikinami Asuka Langley and Rei Ayanami are now available for pre-order! Read more »

Nendoroid Hatsune Miku: Halloween Version Unboxing

Halloween is right around the corner, and with it, spooky costumes and trick or treating. While we don’t have any tricks for your today, Good Smile Company was kind enough to offer everyone a treat in producing a Halloween themed Hatsune Miku Nendoroid! Read more »

Dark Angel Olivia Twin-Tail Version Unboxing

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The Dark Angel Olivia from Kotobukiya sold out rather quickly when she was released back in April of 2014. Featuring long beautiful hair and a white tunic that contrasts her dark appearance, she was gold to the highest bidder. Now in October, we see a twin-tails version release that is sure to capture us all the same. Read more »

Hirasawa Yui Figure Unboxing

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No one can escape the cuteness and fun of the K-ON series, even the avid figure collector. When in the market for a Hirasawa Yui figure, I came across this very cheap “prize” figure of Yui and had to take note. After some careful research, I realized that this Banpresto figure is a lot of bang for the buck! Read more »

IA -Aria on the Planetes- Figure Unboxing

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While IA isn’t the most talked about Vocaloid in the family, I still think she is by far one of the best designed. It also helps that she has a voice bank from a personal favorite of mine, Lia, who did music for Clannad, Clannad Afterstory, Little Busters Refrain, and much more.  Sadly, with little to choose from when it comes to IA figures, IA -Aria on the Planetes- 1/8 Scale Figure by Aquamarine is the best choice. Read more »

Spotting a Used Nendoroid or Figure

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If you’re a collector of figures, or just have a select few choice figures that you just had to have, you have probably ran into the fear of fake or used figures when you pay for new.  While preparing for this week’s video submission to the Otaku Spirit YouTube channel, one of those very problems arose.  A used and damaged figure sold as a new one. Read more »