Figure News Roundup – May releases and more Revoltech!

Here’s a quick roundup of figure news within the past few days, mostly for May 2008 figure releases:

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Kotobukiya has revealed preorder details for their 1/8 scale Tabitha from Zero no Tsukaima. She comes with a removable cloak, and will be released on May 2008 with a retail price of 5,040 Yen. Hopefully they’ll do Siesta or Henrietta next! Also from Kotobukiya is the next entry in their ToHeart 2 Another Days “Maid Version” series of figures, the high-strung Yuma Tonami! This 1/8 scale figure will be released on May 2008 as well, and will retail for 5,040 Yen.

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Toy’sworks has announced that they will be releasing a 1/8 scale figure of Yuiko Kurugaya from Key’s Little Busters! in a really seductive pose! This PVC+ABS figure will have a retail price of 6,800 Yen and will be released May 2008.

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Preorders for the next wave of Kaiyodo‘s Revoltech figure releases for March 2008 have also shown up: No. 046 Starscream and No.047 Hot Rodimus from The Transformers! They will retail for 1,995 Yen each. In other Revoltech-related news, Kaiyodo has announced that they will be releasing their Revoltech Gurren Lagann figure at the upcoming Wonder Festival 2008 Winter event, 3 months before the official release date! I wonder how much it’ll be sold for at Yahoo!Auctions.jp afterwards. x_x

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Revoltech Expo 2007: Mecha Madness!

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Revoltech’s wide selection of mecha figures is undoubtedly their biggest selling point, ranging from ‘Super Robots‘ (Shin Getter, Mazinkaiser), ‘Real Robots‘ (Patlabor, Dougram) and even those in between (Evangelion). During the Revoltech Expo 2007 event, Kaiyodo revealed their mecha Revoltech figures that’s in store for us next year… Continue reading