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International Tokyo Toy Show 2009: Part 1

International Tokyo Toy Show 2009 ( 東京おもちゃショー2009 ) is held at Tokyo Big Sight from July 16th to July 19th 2009. The Tokyo Toy Show which is organized by the JTA is the largest toy exhibition in Japan. It had provided opportunities to introduce new products and develop business relationships, thus attracting many toy retailers, distributors and other toy-related business people. Continue reading »

Evangelion 2.0 You can (not) Advance Mari 1/8 PVC figure by Bandai

Bandai is going to release the emotion style Makinami Mari Illustrious ( 真希波・マリ・イラストリアス) 1/8 PVC figure from the anime movie “Evangelion 2.0 You can (not) Advance” ( 新劇場版エヴァンゲリオン「破」 ). Will be released in September 2009, 6,000 yen. Continue reading »

Bandai’s Peller Model to make you and your friends Action Figure

Bandai is releasing a unique toy called “Peller Model”, a kit to make cute little action figures of you and your friends. Around 100mm tall, 500 yen. Continue reading »

Bandai New Products Report

This is the new products report from Bandai Collectors Division. Some of the items are their first time to be disclosured to the public. Continue reading »

Queen’s Blade Spiral Chaos the trainee Cute figma action figure by Bandai

Bandai (manufactured by Max Factory) is going to release the figma trainee Cute ( 見習い戦士 キュート) action figure bundled with the PSP game “Queen’s Blade Spiral Chaos” fighting pack ( クイーンズブレイド スパイラルカオス 激闘パック ). Will be released on December 17, 2009, 9,800 yen. Castoffable.

June 13 2009: Updated with more pic and info for “Shift Body” Continue reading »

I”s Yushizuki Iori Super Baiz Figure 1/7 PVC figure by Bandai

Bandai is going to release the Super Baiz Figure ( スーパーバイズドフィギュア ) Yushizuki Iori ( 葦月伊織 ) 1/7 PVC figure from the manga/OVA “I”s” ( アイズ ) written by Katsura Masakazu ( 桂 正和 ). Will be released in July 2009. Around 230mm tall, 6,500 yen.

June 09, 2009: Updated with more pic Continue reading »

I”s Akiba Itsuki Super Baiz Figure 1/7 PVC figure by Bandai

Bandai is going to release the Super Baiz Figure ( スーパーバイズドフィギュア ) Akiba Itsuki ( 秋葉いつき ) 1/7 PVC figure from the manga/OVA “I”s” ( アイズ ) written by Katsura Masakazu ( 桂 正和 ). Will be released in July 2009. Around 230mm tall, 6,500 yen.

June 09, 2009: Updated with more pic Continue reading »

Evangelion 2.0 You can (not) Advance Petit EVA trading figure by Bandai R-style

Bandai R-style is going to release the Petit EVA ( ぷちえヴぁ ) trading figure from the anime movie “Evangelion 2.0 You can (not) Advance” ( 新劇場版エヴァンゲリオン「破」 ). Will be released in June 2009. Around 90mm tall, 6,300 yen per box. 9 pieces in 1 box, 3 kinds in total. Continue reading »

48th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2009: Part 2 – Bandai II

One of the brightest highlights of Japan’s hobby year, the 48th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2009 ( 第48回静岡ホビーショー ) will be held in the Twin Messe Shizuoka ( ツインメッセ静岡 ) from May 14th-15th for industry, 15th-17th for public. It is a hobby event mostly for plastic model. For those who like to build gunpla or other models, it’s an event that you can’t miss. Continue reading »

48th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2009: Part 1 – Bandai I

One of the brightest highlights of Japan’s hobby year, the 48th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2009 ( 第48回静岡ホビーショー ) will be held in the Twin Messe Shizuoka ( ツインメッセ静岡 ) from May 14th-15th for industry, 15th-17th for public. It is a hobby event mostly for plastic model. For those who like to build gunpla or other models, it’s an event that you can’t miss. Continue reading »

Super Modeling Soul Street Fighter IV trading figure by Bandai

Bandai is going to release the Super Modeling Soul ( 超造形魂 ) Street Fighter IV ( ストリートファイターIV ) trading figure from the popular fighting game series “Street Fighter”. Will be released in June 2009. 5,572 yen for 1 box 9 pieces. There are 8 kinds and 1 secret. Continue reading »

Evangelion 2.0 You can (not) Advance Ayanami Rei 1/7 PVC figure by Bandai

Bandai is going to release the emotion style Ayanami Rei ( 綾波レイ ) 1/8 PVC figure from the anime movie “Evangelion 2.0 You can (not) Advance” ( 新劇場版エヴァンゲリオン「破」 ). Will be released in July 2009. Around 190mm tall, 6,000 yen. Continue reading »

Evangelion 2.0 You can (not) Advance Mari 1/8 PVC figure by Bandai

Bandai is going to release the Figure Tama ( FIGURE魂 ) Mari ( マリ ) 1/8 PVC figure from the anime movie “Evangelion 2.0 You can (not) Advance” ( 新劇場版エヴァンゲリオン「破」 ). Will be released in July 2009. Around 180mm tall, 4,200 yen. Continue reading »

ToraDora Portable! Aisaka Taiga School Swimsuit Ver. Nendoroid-Petit figure by Bandai/Good Smile Company

Good Smile Company is going to release the Aisaka Taiga ( 逢坂大河 ) School Swimsuit Ver. ( スクール水着Ver. ) Nendoroid-Petit figure bundled with the PSP game “ToraDora Portable! Super Dreadnoughts Class Premium Box Per-order Speical” ( とらドラ・ポータブル!超弩級プレミアムBOX」予約特典 ) special edition published by Bandai. Will be released on April 30, 2009. 4,980 yen for the normal version, 9,333 yen for the Premium Box edition. Continue reading »

Tamashii Nation 2009 Part 03

Tamashii Nation 2009 is held on March 26th-29th in Tokyo Akiba Square. This is a exhibition of Bandai to show off their Tamashii (魂) line. Thank you hobbystock for the photo and report! I know the readers of Neko Magic are in PVC figure, just wondering how many of you are also into mecha too. Continue reading »

Tamashii Nation 2009 Part 02

Tamashii Nation 2009 is held on March 26th-29th in Tokyo Akiba Square. This is a exhibition of Bandai to show off their Tamashii (魂) line. Thank you hobbystock for the photo and report! I know the readers of Neko Magic are in PVC figure, just wondering how many of you are also into mecha too. Continue reading »

Tamashii Nation 2009 Part 01

Tamashii Nation 2009 is held on March 26th-29th in Tokyo Akiba Square. This is a exhibition of Bandai to show off their Tamashii (魂) line. Thank you hobbystock for the photo and report! I know the readers of Neko Magic are in PVC figure, just wondering how many of you are also into mecha too. Continue reading »

Tokyo International Anime Fair 2009 Part 3

Tokyo International Anime Fair 2009 (TAF2009) will be held at Tokyo Big Sight from March 18 – 21. Thank you Hobby Stock and Akiba Hobby for the photo and the report once again. Continue reading »