Hello folks! This is the second part in my collection post series where I share pictures of most of my mecha and hero action figures. Enjoy!
It’s been more than 6 months since I last posted pics of my collection, and I believe it’s about time I posted something substantial after my latest “reboot”, so here’s some new pictures of my figure collection. Due to the number of images I’ve decided to separate the collection post into several parts. For the first part, I’ll be posting pictures of my workdesk and a quick overview of my collection shelves.
First up are some pictures of my workdesk. I work at home most of the time and I enjoy fiddling with the toys on my desk when I’m building up ideas and concepts. The figures on my desk all come from films: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Star Wars and Iron Man 2 and they’re all made by Hasbro.
Here’s a quick roundup of figure news within the past few days, mostly for May 2008 figure releases:
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.
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.
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
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