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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/plastikitty-review-kotobukiyas-marvel-bishoujo-jubilee/attachment/kotojubileereviewheader" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/plastikitty-review-kotobukiyas-marvel-bishoujo-jubilee/attachment/kotojubileereviewheader', '']);" rel="attachment wp-att-63905"></a></p> <p>Recently, I’ve been nostalgia-ing hard for all things 80’s and 90’s. I put the blame on the recently-read Ready Player One, but no matter the cause I am craving a little bit of 90’s in my life. And how better to get it than with everyone’s favorite mall rat/X-man/vampire?</p> <p>That’s right, today we will be taking a look at Kotobukiya’s Jubilee! Her <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/jubilee-is-the-next-marvel-bishoujo" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/jubilee-is-the-next-marvel-bishoujo', 'announcement came as a bit of surprise']);" target="_blank">announcement came as a bit of surprise</a>: while she has a cult following, she’s not nearly as well-known as the other Marvel Bishoujos in the works like She-Hulk. But Kotobukiya caters to the fans, so here she is–all finished and shiny and ready for a review.</p>

    Plastikitty Review: Kotobukiya’s Marvel Bishoujo Jubilee

    Recently, I’ve been nostalgia-ing hard for all things 80’s and 90’s. I put the blame on the recently-read Ready Player One, but no matter the cause I am craving a little bit of 90’s in my life. And how better to get it than with everyone’s favorite mall rat/X-man/vampire?

    That’s right, today we will be taking a look at Kotobukiya’s Jubilee! Her announcement came as a bit of surprise: while she has a cult following, she’s not nearly as well-known as the other Marvel Bishoujos in the works like She-Hulk. But Kotobukiya caters to the fans, so here she is–all finished and shiny and ready for a review.

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/good-smile-companys-december-2014-niconico-broadcast/attachment/nicoheader" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/good-smile-companys-december-2014-niconico-broadcast/attachment/nicoheader', '']);" rel="attachment wp-att-63857"></a></p> <p>Are you all ready for another exciting round of “check out the figures GSC will be putting up for order in the future?” Not quite as catchy as NicoNico Broadcast, but that’s essentially what we have today. Good Smile is showing off quite a few Nendoroids and figma, and some of them even have official image shots–like figma Kiritou, the <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2014-figmas" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2014-figmas', 'female version']);" target="_blank">female version</a>, which to absolutely no one’s surprise is getting rushed out. Because Kirito is now infinitely marketable in girl form, sigh. Anyway, the figma comes with some cool weaponry and sword effects, which is nice.</p> <p>Onto the Nendoroids, which there are a lot of. The header girls school uniform Sakura Kinomoto and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/cardcaptors-tomoyo-daidouji-joins-nendoroid-sakura-kinomoto" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/cardcaptors-tomoyo-daidouji-joins-nendoroid-sakura-kinomoto', 'Tomoyo Daidouji']);" target="_blank">Tomoyo Daidouji</a> are both painted and sculpted and SO FREAKING CUTE. We’ve got some <em>KanColle</em> news too: <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/miyazawa-model-fall-2014-good-smile-company-co" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/miyazawa-model-fall-2014-good-smile-company-co', 'Kirishima']);" target="_blank">Kirishima</a> is painted and ready for orders, and they’ve announced a new one–Haruna, FINALLY. Last but not least we’ve got a painted preview of Max Factory’s <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2014-miku-hatsune" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2014-miku-hatsune', 'gem-sitting Miku']);" target="_blank">gem-sitting Miku</a>, who I would love if not for the oddness of her pose. She looks so tilted!</p> <p>[via <a href="http://myfigurecollection.net/picture/1172639" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://myfigurecollection.net/picture/1172639', 'mfc']);" target="_blank">mfc</a>]</p>

    Good Smile Company’s December 2014 NicoNico Broadcast

    Are you all ready for another exciting round of “check out the figures GSC will be putting up for order in the future?” Not quite as catchy as NicoNico Broadcast, but that’s essentially what we have today. Good Smile is showing off quite a few Nendoroids and figma, and some of them even have official image shots–like figma Kiritou, the female version, which to absolutely no one’s surprise is getting rushed out. Because Kirito is now infinitely marketable in girl form, sigh. Anyway, the figma comes with some cool weaponry and sword effects, which is nice.

    Onto the Nendoroids, which there are a lot of. The header girls school uniform Sakura Kinomoto and Tomoyo Daidouji are both painted and sculpted and SO FREAKING CUTE. We’ve got some KanColle news too: Kirishima is painted and ready for orders, and they’ve announced a new one–Haruna, FINALLY. Last but not least we’ve got a painted preview of Max Factory’s gem-sitting Miku, who I would love if not for the oddness of her pose. She looks so tilted!

    [via mfc]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/plums-dreamy-sakura-kinomoto-is-sculpted/attachment/plumsakurasculptheader" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/plums-dreamy-sakura-kinomoto-is-sculpted/attachment/plumsakurasculptheader', '']);" rel="attachment wp-att-63839"></a></p> <p>PLUM is a decidedly middle-tier manufacturer, but every once in a while they do pull off something genuinely special and awesome. When they <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/plum-announces-a-figure-of-sakura-kinomoto-and-more" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/plum-announces-a-figure-of-sakura-kinomoto-and-more', 'announced a figure of Sakura Kinomoto']);" target="_blank">announced a figure of Sakura Kinomoto</a> I was really hoping she’d fall into their (sadly small) pile of “yes I need this” figures, and now we’re getting a look at the full sculpt.</p> <p>Shockingly, she looks fantastic! I think Sakura’s manga face is a bit hard to capture (as the controversy over <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-unveils-their-painted-sakura-kinomoto" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/kotobukiya-unveils-their-painted-sakura-kinomoto', 'Kotobukiya’s Sakura']);" target="_blank">Kotobukiya’s Sakura</a> shows), but so far they’ve nailed her. Of course we will have to see her with paint to be sure, but I am so so in love with the pose and outfit!</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/honya_akiba/status/543701440863039489" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/honya_akiba/status/543701440863039489', 'honya_akiba’s Twitter']);" target="_blank">honya_akiba’s Twitter</a>]</p>

    PLUM’s Dreamy Sakura Kinomoto Is Sculpted

    PLUM is a decidedly middle-tier manufacturer, but every once in a while they do pull off something genuinely special and awesome. When they announced a figure of Sakura Kinomoto I was really hoping she’d fall into their (sadly small) pile of “yes I need this” figures, and now we’re getting a look at the full sculpt.

    Shockingly, she looks fantastic! I think Sakura’s manga face is a bit hard to capture (as the controversy over Kotobukiya’s Sakura shows), but so far they’ve nailed her. Of course we will have to see her with paint to be sure, but I am so so in love with the pose and outfit!

    [via honya_akiba’s Twitter]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/treasure-festa-in-ariake-12-garage-kits/attachment/tf12header" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/treasure-festa-in-ariake-12-garage-kits/attachment/tf12header', '']);" rel="attachment wp-att-63829"></a></p> <p>Treasure Festa is always a great opportunity to see what’s new and popular in the garage kit world. Also, to drool over all the things we’ll probably never have. I mean sure, every once in a while a garage kit gets picked up for PVC, but it’s got to be something like 1/500. Don’t quote me on that stat because I totally made it up.</p> <p>Anyway, there were tons of great kits at this event… and some not so great ones with anatomy that will make you roll your eyes and/or possibly gag a little depending on the figure. As for the good, we saw TONS of Sailor Moon (hint hint figure manufacturers!) and almost no <em>Kantai Collection</em>–even though those girls are the darling of the PVC world.</p> <p>There’s that and much, much more in the gallery below so hit the jump to check it all out!</p> <p>[via <a href="http://www.moeyo.com/article/59424" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.moeyo.com/article/59424', 'moeyo']);" target="_blank">moeyo</a> & <a href="http://akibahobby.net/2014/12/tfa12_photo.html/3" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://akibahobby.net/2014/12/tfa12_photo.html/3', 'Akibahobby']);" target="_blank">Akibahobby</a>]</p>

    Treasure Festa in Ariake 12: Garage Kits

    Treasure Festa is always a great opportunity to see what’s new and popular in the garage kit world. Also, to drool over all the things we’ll probably never have. I mean sure, every once in a while a garage kit gets picked up for PVC, but it’s got to be something like 1/500. Don’t quote me on that stat because I totally made it up.

    Anyway, there were tons of great kits at this event… and some not so great ones with anatomy that will make you roll your eyes and/or possibly gag a little depending on the figure. As for the good, we saw TONS of Sailor Moon (hint hint figure manufacturers!) and almost no Kantai Collection–even though those girls are the darling of the PVC world.

    There’s that and much, much more in the gallery below so hit the jump to check it all out!

    [via moeyo & Akibahobby]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/pripara-is-getting-all-of-the-nendoroids/attachment/priwhateverheader" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/pripara-is-getting-all-of-the-nendoroids/attachment/priwhateverheader', '']);" rel="attachment wp-att-63765"></a></p> <p>You may think the title is hyperbole, but do you know how many Nendoroids we are going to be discussing in this post? Seven, and only <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2014-nendoroids" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2014-nendoroids', 'one']);" target="_blank">one</a> we knew about previously. Good Smile is going HAM on <em>PriPara</em>, which despite the outfits & color palettes is not a PreCute spinoff. It’s an arcade game with rhythm and stuff. Also an anime. Because Japan.</p> <p>Anyway, onto the news! Lala Manaka is painted, and we have three new sculpted announcements: Mirei Minami (who has amazing cat-ear hair), Sophie Houjou (a Mio clone who will have red hair when painted), and a second Lala in a slightly different outfit. What? Also, there are three art-based announcements: Leona West, Dorothy West, and Shion Toudou. Is this franchise really some super huge juggernaut, or is GSC taking a chance based on how friggin adorable they are?</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/gsc_kahotan/status/543580916589686784" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/gsc_kahotan/status/543580916589686784', 'Kahotan’s Twitter']);" target="_blank">Kahotan’s Twitter</a>]</p>

    PriPara Is Getting All Of The Nendoroids

    You may think the title is hyperbole, but do you know how many Nendoroids we are going to be discussing in this post? Seven, and only one we knew about previously. Good Smile is going HAM on PriPara, which despite the outfits & color palettes is not a PreCute spinoff. It’s an arcade game with rhythm and stuff. Also an anime. Because Japan.

    Anyway, onto the news! Lala Manaka is painted, and we have three new sculpted announcements: Mirei Minami (who has amazing cat-ear hair), Sophie Houjou (a Mio clone who will have red hair when painted), and a second Lala in a slightly different outfit. What? Also, there are three art-based announcements: Leona West, Dorothy West, and Shion Toudou. Is this franchise really some super huge juggernaut, or is GSC taking a chance based on how friggin adorable they are?

    [via Kahotan’s Twitter]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/idol-asuna-hits-the-stage/attachment/idolasunaheader-2" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/idol-asuna-hits-the-stage/attachment/idolasunaheader-2', '']);" rel="attachment wp-att-63757"></a></p> <p>I have been lusting after this figure from the moment <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/sword-art-onlines-asuna-hits-the-stage" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/sword-art-onlines-asuna-hits-the-stage', 'I saw the art']);" target="_blank">I saw the art</a>: I mean, I’m not a huge Asuna fan but I can’t resist all those pink ruffles. Given that all her previews were at Dengeki I assumed she’d be exclusive, and lo and behold… she is! And she’s going up for order with only the grey sculpt, no paint. I guess they’re just very secure in the idea that SAO fans will purchase her without seeing anything near the final product?</p> <p>Granted, the sculpt does look great: lots of movement and very crisp. But her asking price is  ¥11,000 for only a 1/8 scale figure, pretty steep when she doesn’t even have any damn paint. However, she is being manufactured by Stronger who did the <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/maiko-homura-akemi-is-painted-mami-tomoe-is-next-in-line" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/maiko-homura-akemi-is-painted-mami-tomoe-is-next-in-line', 'Maiko Madoka series']);" target="_blank">Maiko Madoka series</a> and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/aniplexs-winged-homura-akemi-is-totally-stunning" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/aniplexs-winged-homura-akemi-is-totally-stunning', 'Devil Homura']);" target="_blank">Devil Homura</a>, so I bet she’ll be stunning. She’s set for a June release and you can pre-order her at <a href="http://biginjap.com/en/pvc-figures/11256-sword-art-online-asuna-18-idol-ver-dengeki.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://biginjap.com/en/pvc-figures/11256-sword-art-online-asuna-18-idol-ver-dengeki.html', 'Big In Japan']);" target="_blank">Big In Japan</a>, <a href="https://www.nippon-yasan.com/figure-sword-art-online/10259-sword-art-online-asuna-idol-ver-limited-edition.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.nippon-yasan.com/figure-sword-art-online/10259-sword-art-online-asuna-idol-ver-limited-edition.html', 'Nippon-Yasan']);" target="_blank">Nippon-Yasan</a>, or whatever your favorite proxy is.</p>

    Idol Asuna Hits The Stage

    I have been lusting after this figure from the moment I saw the art: I mean, I’m not a huge Asuna fan but I can’t resist all those pink ruffles. Given that all her previews were at Dengeki I assumed she’d be exclusive, and lo and behold… she is! And she’s going up for order with only the grey sculpt, no paint. I guess they’re just very secure in the idea that SAO fans will purchase her without seeing anything near the final product?

    Granted, the sculpt does look great: lots of movement and very crisp. But her asking price is  ¥11,000 for only a 1/8 scale figure, pretty steep when she doesn’t even have any damn paint. However, she is being manufactured by Stronger who did the Maiko Madoka series and Devil Homura, so I bet she’ll be stunning. She’s set for a June release and you can pre-order her at Big In Japan, Nippon-Yasan, or whatever your favorite proxy is.

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nendoroid-archer-finally-arrives-on-the-scene/attachment/archerheader" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nendoroid-archer-finally-arrives-on-the-scene/attachment/archerheader', '']);" rel="attachment wp-att-63733"></a></p> <p>Archer is undisputedly one of the fan-favorite characters from the Fate/Stay Night franchise, but for some reason we get very little merch of him. Because he’s a boy, so… yeah. Self-explanatory. But with <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/figma-archer-is-finally-ready-for-orders" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/figma-archer-is-finally-ready-for-orders', 'the figma']);" target="_blank">the figma</a> and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/megahobby-expo-autumn-2014-alter" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/megahobby-expo-autumn-2014-alter', 'Alter’s scaled figure']);" target="_blank">Alter’s scaled figure</a> of him, the tides are turning! And finally his Nendoroid is ready for sales. Once again Kahotan <a href="http://mikatan.goodsmile.info/en/2014/12/11/nendoroid-archer-super-movable-edition/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://mikatan.goodsmile.info/en/2014/12/11/nendoroid-archer-super-movable-edition/', 'posted the “preview”']);" target="_blank">posted the “preview”</a> after the figure went up for order (that blog is so pointless now), but he’s just so cute so we’ll look at the pictures anyway.</p> <p>We’ve got his standard face, an angry face, swords and bows. Basically what you would expect. Minimalistic, but what are you going to do? He also has a cool summoning circle base, but you can only get it by ordering him at <a href="http://goodsmile-global.ecq.sc/gscnenwd00486.html/?utm_source=GSCPRODUCT&utm_medium=4768&utm_campaign=http://goodsmile-global.ecq.sc/gscnenwd00486.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://goodsmile-global.ecq.sc/gscnenwd00486.html/?utm_source=GSCPRODUCT&utm_medium=4768&utm_campaign=http://goodsmile-global.ecq.sc/gscnenwd00486.html', 'the GSC store']);" target="_blank">the GSC store</a>. As a bonus, they’re doing a campaign where <a href="http://www.goodsmile.info/en/archer_campaign" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.goodsmile.info/en/archer_campaign', 'fans can decide his box background']);" target="_blank">fans can decide his box background</a>. Why? That’s so pointless? Anyway, he retails for ¥3,800 and is set for an April release–but given the current trends, I expect at least 2 months of delays.</p> <p>Pre-order At: <a href="http://www.amiami.com/top/detail/detail?gcode=FIGURE-009499&page=top" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.amiami.com/top/detail/detail?gcode=FIGURE-009499&page=top', 'AmiAmi']);" target="_blank">AmiAmi</a> | <a href="http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10304657" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10304657', 'Hobby Search']);" target="_blank">Hobby Search</a> | <a href="http://biginjap.com/en/pvc-figures/11258-fatestay-night-nendoroid-archer.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://biginjap.com/en/pvc-figures/11258-fatestay-night-nendoroid-archer.html', 'Big In Japan']);" target="_blank">Big In Japan</a></p>

    Nendoroid Archer Finally Arrives On The Scene

    Archer is undisputedly one of the fan-favorite characters from the Fate/Stay Night franchise, but for some reason we get very little merch of him. Because he’s a boy, so… yeah. Self-explanatory. But with the figma and Alter’s scaled figure of him, the tides are turning! And finally his Nendoroid is ready for sales. Once again Kahotan posted the “preview” after the figure went up for order (that blog is so pointless now), but he’s just so cute so we’ll look at the pictures anyway.

    We’ve got his standard face, an angry face, swords and bows. Basically what you would expect. Minimalistic, but what are you going to do? He also has a cool summoning circle base, but you can only get it by ordering him at the GSC store. As a bonus, they’re doing a campaign where fans can decide his box background. Why? That’s so pointless? Anyway, he retails for ¥3,800 and is set for an April release–but given the current trends, I expect at least 2 months of delays.

    Pre-order At: AmiAmi | Hobby Search | Big In Japan

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/super-soniko-wants-to-be-part-of-your-world/attachment/mermaidsonikoheader" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/super-soniko-wants-to-be-part-of-your-world/attachment/mermaidsonikoheader', '']);" rel="attachment wp-att-63729"></a></p> <p>FuRyu seems to be running with strange ideas with their new Super Soniko prizes, as seem by the recent fairytail inspired <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/oh-my-goodness-furyu-is-making-another-soniko-prize" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/oh-my-goodness-furyu-is-making-another-soniko-prize', 'Snow White']);" target="_blank">Snow White</a> and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/hey-its-another-furyu-super-soniko" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/hey-its-another-furyu-super-soniko', 'Queen of Hearts']);" target="_blank">Queen of Hearts</a>. What does that mean for us? Oh you know, just a mermaid Soniko. Mermaid versions of characters are really for prize figure companies who have run out of ideas (see: the mermaid Evangelion girls), but you know what? I don’t even care. I love it.</p> <p>Possibly because I literally finished a book last night that <a href="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20723818-mermaids-in-paradise?ac=1" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20723818-mermaids-in-paradise?ac=1', 'is about mermaids']);" target="_blank">is about mermaids</a>, but also because it’s so ridiculous I can’t help but love it. I mean, she still has a buttcrack. A MERMAID WITH A BUTTCRACK. Love it. Plus her hair is up in a ponytail which I am 100% down for.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/t_santa/status/542929473859895296" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/t_santa/status/542929473859895296', 't_santa']);" target="_blank">t_santa</a>]</p>

    Super Soniko Wants To Be Part Of Your World

    FuRyu seems to be running with strange ideas with their new Super Soniko prizes, as seem by the recent fairytail inspired Snow White and Queen of Hearts. What does that mean for us? Oh you know, just a mermaid Soniko. Mermaid versions of characters are really for prize figure companies who have run out of ideas (see: the mermaid Evangelion girls), but you know what? I don’t even care. I love it.

    Possibly because I literally finished a book last night that is about mermaids, but also because it’s so ridiculous I can’t help but love it. I mean, she still has a buttcrack. A MERMAID WITH A BUTTCRACK. Love it. Plus her hair is up in a ponytail which I am 100% down for.

    [via t_santa]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/take-a-closer-look-at-max-factorys-venera-sama/attachment/veneraheader-2" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/take-a-closer-look-at-max-factorys-venera-sama/attachment/veneraheader-2', '']);" rel="attachment wp-att-63722"></a></p> <p>I’ll be honest: I have no idea what <em>Sekai Seifuku ~ Bouryaku no Zvezda</em> is about, and based on the reviews I probably don’t want to. But knowing nothing about plot and character has never stopped me from ordering a figure before, and it certainly won’t today because Max Factory’s Venera-sama is just too adorably wacky not to add to my collection.</p> <p>The loli-tastic-ness of her outfit and the focus on her childlike body are usually huge turnoffs for me (I like my lolis is something besides bondage gear) but there’s enough going on for me to overlook it. Bunny ears, purple hair, stars coming out of her head, a demonic bunny plush, gauntlets for hands, an alternate mask, the world’s greatest pair of high heels, and a cape-chair? Yeah, sign me up. Plus <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/wp-content/uploads/BtguTVECIAEW5Qe.jpg" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/wp-content/uploads/BtguTVECIAEW5Qe.jpg', 'her partner in crime']);" target="_blank" rel="lightbox[gallery-roNH]">her partner in crime</a> looks a lot like Mari, which makes me double-want the pair. From these color master images we can see that some of the hair seams are annoyingly obvious, but I trust Max Factory to fix that on release.</p> <p>[via <a href="http://akibahobby.net/2014/11/max_venera_color_sample.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://akibahobby.net/2014/11/max_venera_color_sample.html', 'Akibahobby']);" target="_blank">Akibahobby</a>]</p>

    Take A Closer Look At Max Factory’s Venera-sama

    I’ll be honest: I have no idea what Sekai Seifuku ~ Bouryaku no Zvezda is about, and based on the reviews I probably don’t want to. But knowing nothing about plot and character has never stopped me from ordering a figure before, and it certainly won’t today because Max Factory’s Venera-sama is just too adorably wacky not to add to my collection.

    The loli-tastic-ness of her outfit and the focus on her childlike body are usually huge turnoffs for me (I like my lolis is something besides bondage gear) but there’s enough going on for me to overlook it. Bunny ears, purple hair, stars coming out of her head, a demonic bunny plush, gauntlets for hands, an alternate mask, the world’s greatest pair of high heels, and a cape-chair? Yeah, sign me up. Plus her partner in crime looks a lot like Mari, which makes me double-want the pair. From these color master images we can see that some of the hair seams are annoyingly obvious, but I trust Max Factory to fix that on release.

    [via Akibahobby]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/fighting-evil-by-moonlight-just-got-a-whole-lot-cuter/attachment/tinymoonheader" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int', 'http://www.plastikitty.com/home/fighting-evil-by-moonlight-just-got-a-whole-lot-cuter/attachment/tinymoonheader', '']);" rel="attachment wp-att-63682"></a></p> <p>While I don’t have entirely positive things to say about <em>Sailor Moon Crystal</em>, a resurgence in the Sailor Moon world is good news for fans old and new. Because not only are we getting more actual figures, the garage kit world has suddenly been given free license to do what they want! I mean, before we had a small handful of Sailor Moon gks, and now there are tons–including this super cute chibi version of her in the classic pose!</p> <p>I mean, there is honestly no such thing as “too much Sailor Moon” or “too much chibification” so I really want this, despite 1) it being impossible to get due to the gk status and 2) the plethora of tiny Sailor Scouts I now have thanks to MegaHouse and Bandai. But I want more, dammit, MORE.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/simeno_yosaku/status/541956109246816256" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/simeno_yosaku/status/541956109246816256', 'Simeno_Yosaku’s Twitter']);" target="_blank">Simeno_Yosaku’s Twitter</a>]</p>

    Fighting Evil By Moonlight Just Got A Whole Lot Cuter

    While I don’t have entirely positive things to say about Sailor Moon Crystal, a resurgence in the Sailor Moon world is good news for fans old and new. Because not only are we getting more actual figures, the garage kit world has suddenly been given free license to do what they want! I mean, before we had a small handful of Sailor Moon gks, and now there are tons–including this super cute chibi version of her in the classic pose!

    I mean, there is honestly no such thing as “too much Sailor Moon” or “too much chibification” so I really want this, despite 1) it being impossible to get due to the gk status and 2) the plethora of tiny Sailor Scouts I now have thanks to MegaHouse and Bandai. But I want more, dammit, MORE.

    [via Simeno_Yosaku’s Twitter]

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