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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-announces-fategrand-order-dollfie-dreams/attachment/fatedollfiesheader" rel="attachment wp-att-82671"></a></p> <p>In a surprise move, Volks has shown off two fully finished Dollfie Dreams for their next pre-order project and both are a total surprise. I know we were all hoping for <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/game-toys/nier-automata-x-dollfie-dream-actually-happening" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Nier</a> or <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-announces-dollfie-dream-luka" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Luka</a>, but we’re getting… more Saber! Fate/Grand Order Saber and Jeanne d’Arc, to be exact.</p> <p>I’m going to be honest: I am not happy with this decision. We have <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-dollfie-blog-gives-us-our-first-look-at-saber-alter-and-saber-extra" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">so very many</a> <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-brings-holiday-cheer-with-their-new-dollfie-dream" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Saber Dollfies</a> already, and it looks like the new one has the same head sculpt. Jeanne is pretty, but do we NEED more Fate Dollfies that are, essentially, Saber clones? I’d much prefer any of the Casters. Or, like, any other character. Ishtar? A new Rin? But nope, it’s DD Saber again. They will be pre-order dolls so no rush to enter a lottery! Hopefully this isn’t like the last set, though, where Volks wanted the whole cost upfront. Since these have armor & swords they will likely be around $1,000 each, and I can’t imagine casually dropping 2k for a product you won’t get for a year!</p> <p>[via <a href="http://www.volks.co.jp/fgo/?fref=gc&dti=498203886856903" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.volks.co.jp/fgo/?fref=gc&dti=498203886856903', 'Volks']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Volks</a>]</p>

    Volks Announces Fate/Grand Order Dollfie Dreams

    In a surprise move, Volks has shown off two fully finished Dollfie Dreams for their next pre-order project and both are a total surprise. I know we were all hoping for Nier or Luka, but we’re getting… more Saber! Fate/Grand Order Saber and Jeanne d’Arc, to be exact.

    I’m going to be honest: I am not happy with this decision. We have so very many Saber Dollfies already, and it looks like the new one has the same head sculpt. Jeanne is pretty, but do we NEED more Fate Dollfies that are, essentially, Saber clones? I’d much prefer any of the Casters. Or, like, any other character. Ishtar? A new Rin? But nope, it’s DD Saber again. They will be pre-order dolls so no rush to enter a lottery! Hopefully this isn’t like the last set, though, where Volks wanted the whole cost upfront. Since these have armor & swords they will likely be around $1,000 each, and I can’t imagine casually dropping 2k for a product you won’t get for a year!

    [via Volks]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-announces-dollfie-dream-luka/attachment/lukaddheader" rel="attachment wp-att-82573"></a></p> <p><em>Choo choo, all aboard the Vocaloid hype train~</em></p> <p>This is an announcement I was expecting, but am still excited about. To follow up Dollfie Dreams <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/drool-over-more-pictures-of-dollfie-dream-miku-hatsune" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Miku</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/bundle-up-with-dollfie-dream-snow-miku" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Snow Miku</a>, and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-unveils-dollfie-dreams-rin-len" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Rin & Len</a>, Volks will be adding Luka Megurine! AKA my favorite Vocaloid girl, I’m such a sucker for that long pink hair. Hopefully she will be a pre-order like all the others!</p> <p>They also announced two new Miku DD outfits from 7th Dragon that are just gorgeous. I’m sure they will be in the $150-200 range because the wig might be included, but honestly… totally worth it. I’ve skipped all the previous alt Miku outfits, but if pre-orders for this open at the same time as Luka they are coming home to me.</p> <p>[via the <a href="https://twitter.com/volks_dd/status/903460278934708224" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/volks_dd/status/903460278934708224', 'Dollfie Dream Twitter']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Dollfie Dream Twitter</a>]</p>

    Volks Announces Dollfie Dream Luka & More

    Choo choo, all aboard the Vocaloid hype train~

    This is an announcement I was expecting, but am still excited about. To follow up Dollfie Dreams Miku, Snow Miku, and Rin & Len, Volks will be adding Luka Megurine! AKA my favorite Vocaloid girl, I’m such a sucker for that long pink hair. Hopefully she will be a pre-order like all the others!

    They also announced two new Miku DD outfits from 7th Dragon that are just gorgeous. I’m sure they will be in the $150-200 range because the wig might be included, but honestly… totally worth it. I’ve skipped all the previous alt Miku outfits, but if pre-orders for this open at the same time as Luka they are coming home to me.

    [via the Dollfie Dream Twitter]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/game-toys/nier-automata-x-dollfie-dream-actually-happening/attachment/nierddheader" rel="attachment wp-att-81478"></a></p> <p>Now of all the collaborations Volks could have done in the Dollfie Dream line, this is one I never would have expected. Sure, <em>NieR</em> is popular, but it seems so complex for a DD! Then again, we did get <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-dollfie-dream-kos-mos-revealed" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">KOS-MOS</a>, so all things are possible if you believe.</p> <p>We will be getting not one but two Dollfie Dreams from them! YoRHa No. 2 Type B and YoRHa No. 9 Type S (so yes, another boy Dollfie!). I’m going to be a little hopeful and think that combination of 2 announcements and such a big license might mean pre-order. How great would that be?</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/volks_dd/status/859730213818613761" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/volks_dd/status/859730213818613761', 'Volks’ Twitter']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Volks’ Twitter</a>]</p>

    NieR: Automata x Dollfie Dream Is Actually Happening

    Now of all the collaborations Volks could have done in the Dollfie Dream line, this is one I never would have expected. Sure, NieR is popular, but it seems so complex for a DD! Then again, we did get KOS-MOS, so all things are possible if you believe.

    We will be getting not one but two Dollfie Dreams from them! YoRHa No. 2 Type B and YoRHa No. 9 Type S (so yes, another boy Dollfie!). I’m going to be a little hopeful and think that combination of 2 announcements and such a big license might mean pre-order. How great would that be?

    [via Volks’ Twitter]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=81425" rel="attachment wp-att-81425"></a></p> <p>I have been drooling over this release since we first got the teaser images <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/spike-spiegel-and-lelouch-join-the-smartdoll-lineup" target="_blank">a few weeks back</a>. Maybe this makes me basic as hell, but Lelouch is my favorite male anime character, and the idea of owning such a huge figure of him? Pure excitement. I have yet to make a Smart Doll purchase (and in fact I haven’t ordered a doll in several years) but this might just be my first.</p> <p>Unlike Volks’ boy dolls, I think Danny Choo has made his distinctly male looking. Sure, there’s still the pretty boy anime vibe, but I think the face sculpt is far more masculine than what we’ve seen in the DD world. Given that we already have Spike and Lulu from the line, I wonder what boys are next? Probably Suzaku, I’d guess.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/takamine95/status/849528742921875456" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/takamine95/status/849528742921875456', 'takamine95’s Twitter']);" target="_blank">takamine95’s Twitter</a>]</p>

    Danny Choo Unveils Smart Doll Lelouch Lamperouge

    I have been drooling over this release since we first got the teaser images a few weeks back. Maybe this makes me basic as hell, but Lelouch is my favorite male anime character, and the idea of owning such a huge figure of him? Pure excitement. I have yet to make a Smart Doll purchase (and in fact I haven’t ordered a doll in several years) but this might just be my first.

    Unlike Volks’ boy dolls, I think Danny Choo has made his distinctly male looking. Sure, there’s still the pretty boy anime vibe, but I think the face sculpt is far more masculine than what we’ve seen in the DD world. Given that we already have Spike and Lulu from the line, I wonder what boys are next? Probably Suzaku, I’d guess.

    [via takamine95’s Twitter]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=81418" rel="attachment wp-att-81418"></a></p> <p>Male anime-style dolls used to be a thing of dreams and only dreams, but recently they’ve become a very firm reality. First we got <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-unveils-dollfie-dreams-rin-len" target="_blank">Len from Volks</a>, and now it’s time for Kirito from <em>Sword Art Online</em>! I mean, he looks pretty damn feminine here, but that’s to be expected with dolls right? In any case, you now have multiple choices for some DD boyfriends for your ladies.</p> <p>Many years ago we got <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/dollfie-dream-asuna-is-coming-to-dolpa-29" target="_blank">an Asuna Dollfie</a>, and of course she’ll be getting a re-release… of sorts. This new ‘Titania’ version will be on sale with Kirito, and while I adore her outfit & ears the face has still not won me over. There’s no concrete info on when these will go for sale, as the blog just says early summer, but I have a strong suspicion these will be lottery and not pre-order.</p> <p>[via the <a href="http://ameblo.jp/blog-dd/entry-12262218723.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://ameblo.jp/blog-dd/entry-12262218723.html', 'DD Blog']);" target="_blank">DD Blog</a>]</p>

    Preview Sword Art Online Dollfie Dreams Asuna & Kirito

    Male anime-style dolls used to be a thing of dreams and only dreams, but recently they’ve become a very firm reality. First we got Len from Volks, and now it’s time for Kirito from Sword Art Online! I mean, he looks pretty damn feminine here, but that’s to be expected with dolls right? In any case, you now have multiple choices for some DD boyfriends for your ladies.

    Many years ago we got an Asuna Dollfie, and of course she’ll be getting a re-release… of sorts. This new ‘Titania’ version will be on sale with Kirito, and while I adore her outfit & ears the face has still not won me over. There’s no concrete info on when these will go for sale, as the blog just says early summer, but I have a strong suspicion these will be lottery and not pre-order.

    [via the DD Blog]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-brings-holiday-cheer-with-their-new-dollfie-dream/attachment/santaalterheader" rel="attachment wp-att-79147"></a></p> <p><em>Santa Alter, just put Excalibur under the tree, for me…. I’ve been an awful good girl~</em></p> <p>So, Volks really loves Saber from Fate/Stay Night. We’ve gotten a ton of versions of her, including regular, Lily, Alter, and Extra. Now it’s time for one more! In a very strange choice (no Mordred?) they’ve gone with Santa Saber aka Rider. A real character from <em>Fate/Grand Order</em>. What is this franchise turning into?!</p> <p>In any case, this doll is basically Saber Alter (who, remember, was <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-dollfie-blog-gives-us-our-first-look-at-saber-alter-and-saber-extra" target="_blank">a pre-order doll</a> so there are lots of her on the market!) in Christmas-themed clothing. Not their most exciting release, no? To be honest this seems like a shameless money grab: why not just release the outfit? Why not give us OG Rider, a Dollfie fans have been clamoring for? Or Caster/Caster Extra? The answer is money.</p> <p>[via the <a href="https://twitter.com/volks_dd?lang=en" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/volks_dd?lang=en', 'DD Twitter']);" target="_blank">DD Twitter</a>]</p>

    Volks Brings Holiday Cheer With Their New Dollfie Dream

    Santa Alter, just put Excalibur under the tree, for me…. I’ve been an awful good girl~

    So, Volks really loves Saber from Fate/Stay Night. We’ve gotten a ton of versions of her, including regular, Lily, Alter, and Extra. Now it’s time for one more! In a very strange choice (no Mordred?) they’ve gone with Santa Saber aka Rider. A real character from Fate/Grand Order. What is this franchise turning into?!

    In any case, this doll is basically Saber Alter (who, remember, was a pre-order doll so there are lots of her on the market!) in Christmas-themed clothing. Not their most exciting release, no? To be honest this seems like a shameless money grab: why not just release the outfit? Why not give us OG Rider, a Dollfie fans have been clamoring for? Or Caster/Caster Extra? The answer is money.

    [via the DD Twitter]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/freyja-wion-is-getting-a-dollfie-dream/attachment/freyjadollheader" rel="attachment wp-att-79107"></a></p> <p>Two years ago, Volks added <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/dollfie-dreams-ranka-sheryl-get-revealed" target="_blank">Sheryl and Ranka</a> to the Dollfie Dream line. They were part of the pre-order project, so for many collectors they were finally accessible in the cutthroat world of actually owning a character DD. Now it seems they’re continuing the Macross line with Freyja Wion!</p> <p>I have to say I’m not a huge fan of the wig or outfit, but I love her face and eyes! So cute. Since we have a pre-order set <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/the-next-dollfie-dream-pre-order-project-is-idolmster" target="_blank">going already</a> she’s certainly not going to be one of those, and will likely be a lottery doll. Unless they’re pulling a <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/bundle-up-with-dollfie-dream-snow-miku" target="_blank">Snow Miku</a> and doing two pre-orders back to back!</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/volks_dd?lang=en" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/volks_dd?lang=en', 'Volks’ Twitter']);" target="_blank">Volks’ Twitter</a>]</p>

    Freyja Wion Is Getting A Dollfie Dream

    Two years ago, Volks added Sheryl and Ranka to the Dollfie Dream line. They were part of the pre-order project, so for many collectors they were finally accessible in the cutthroat world of actually owning a character DD. Now it seems they’re continuing the Macross line with Freyja Wion!

    I have to say I’m not a huge fan of the wig or outfit, but I love her face and eyes! So cute. Since we have a pre-order set going already she’s certainly not going to be one of those, and will likely be a lottery doll. Unless they’re pulling a Snow Miku and doing two pre-orders back to back!

    [via Volks’ Twitter]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/spike-spiegel-and-lelouch-join-the-smartdoll-lineup/attachment/boydollsheader" rel="attachment wp-att-79018"></a></p> <p>Volks has recently hopped on the male Dollfie train, though let’s be honest: their <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-unveils-dollfie-dreams-rin-len" target="_blank">first offering</a> looked pretty much identical to their girl dolls. I’ve been dreaming of a true anime-style male doll for years and it seems like my dreams might finally be coming true–but not because of Volks. Danny Choo’s beautiful SmartDoll lineup will be adding a few boys to the mix, and he’s got some exciting licenses in the lineup.</p> <p>First off we have<em> Cowboy Bebop</em>‘s Spike Spiegel, who has yet to be revealed… but based on the blurry photo, he is 100% complete! Who would have ever thought we’d have a Spike doll? Times are changing. Then there’s Lelouch from <em>Code Geass</em>, who I am insanely excited for since he’s my favorite male anime character (well, him and the cat teacher from <em>Princess Tutu</em>, but we all know he’s not getting a doll). There are also some very heavy hints that Suzaku might be joining him too…</p> <p>[via <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BL5mg6GAx8K/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.instagram.com/p/BL5mg6GAx8K/', 'Danny Choo']);" target="_blank">Danny Choo</a>]</p>

    Spike Spiegel And Lelouch Join The SmartDoll Lineup

    Volks has recently hopped on the male Dollfie train, though let’s be honest: their first offering looked pretty much identical to their girl dolls. I’ve been dreaming of a true anime-style male doll for years and it seems like my dreams might finally be coming true–but not because of Volks. Danny Choo’s beautiful SmartDoll lineup will be adding a few boys to the mix, and he’s got some exciting licenses in the lineup.

    First off we have Cowboy Bebop‘s Spike Spiegel, who has yet to be revealed… but based on the blurry photo, he is 100% complete! Who would have ever thought we’d have a Spike doll? Times are changing. Then there’s Lelouch from Code Geass, who I am insanely excited for since he’s my favorite male anime character (well, him and the cat teacher from Princess Tutu, but we all know he’s not getting a doll). There are also some very heavy hints that Suzaku might be joining him too…

    [via Danny Choo]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/the-next-dollfie-dream-pre-order-project-is-idolmster/attachment/imasdollfiesheader" rel="attachment wp-att-78117"></a></p> <p>It’s been a while since we had a pre-order Dollfie! We had <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/bundle-up-with-dollfie-dream-snow-miku" target="_blank">Snow Miku</a> in January of last year, but she actually just shipped out and I got mine only 2 weeks ago. Volks is so slow, but worth it. Well, they’ve just announced the newest pre-order project and it’s IDOLM@STER! And 3 dolls instead of 2.</p> <p>First up are Iori and Yayoi, who will be on the new Dollfie Dream Pretty bodies which are between a DDS and MDD. Yayoi is usually one of my least-favorite girls but I am so smitten with her face! Each of them retail for ¥60,000. Then we have Anastasia from <em>Cinderella Girls, </em>who will be on a Dollfie Dream Sister body. She has a face shape I usually love, and while I do like her I think the pronounced lashes are a little odd–but they look so lovely in some shots! Hard to tell what she’ll look like with a different wig and outift, though Volks always gives us a few pictures like that as orders open. Anastasia comes in at a bit more at ¥68,000. And of course, all 3 of them have alternate outfits!</p> <p>Orders open up on October 8th and run until December 4th, and they won’t be out until fall of 2017 (so expect about a year’s wait). Sure, it’s a long time, but with something this pricey it’s great to have so much time to save up.</p> <p>[via <a href="http://www.volks.co.jp/imas/dress_iori_yayoi/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.volks.co.jp/imas/dress_iori_yayoi/', 'Volks']);" target="_blank">Volks</a>]</p>

    The Next Dollfie Dream Pre-Order Project Is IDOLM@STER

    It’s been a while since we had a pre-order Dollfie! We had Snow Miku in January of last year, but she actually just shipped out and I got mine only 2 weeks ago. Volks is so slow, but worth it. Well, they’ve just announced the newest pre-order project and it’s IDOLM@STER! And 3 dolls instead of 2.

    First up are Iori and Yayoi, who will be on the new Dollfie Dream Pretty bodies which are between a DDS and MDD. Yayoi is usually one of my least-favorite girls but I am so smitten with her face! Each of them retail for ¥60,000. Then we have Anastasia from Cinderella Girls, who will be on a Dollfie Dream Sister body. She has a face shape I usually love, and while I do like her I think the pronounced lashes are a little odd–but they look so lovely in some shots! Hard to tell what she’ll look like with a different wig and outift, though Volks always gives us a few pictures like that as orders open. Anastasia comes in at a bit more at ¥68,000. And of course, all 3 of them have alternate outfits!

    Orders open up on October 8th and run until December 4th, and they won’t be out until fall of 2017 (so expect about a year’s wait). Sure, it’s a long time, but with something this pricey it’s great to have so much time to save up.

    [via Volks]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/volks-unveils-dollfie-dreams-rin-len/attachment/rinlenheader-3" rel="attachment wp-att-76612"></a></p> <p>About <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/rin-len-kagamine-join-the-world-of-dolls" target="_blank">6 months ago</a>, we found out that Volks would be taking on a Vocaloid who wasn’t Miku Hatsune. In fact, two of them–the twins Rin & Len. Which is surprising because 1) I think we assumed they’d do Luka next and 2) Len would be their first male Dollfie Dream, which is kind of a big deal and something customers have been clamoring for for years. Unsurprisingly, their kind-of-rival comany Danny Choo is also producing male dolls. Can’t help but wonder if that helped them make this decision!</p> <p>Anyway, we’re finally getting the reveal for these two. Most surprisingly, they’re not going to be pre-order style releases but regular lottery dolls at Home Town Dolpa Nagoya 6 with an online lottery on August 13th. For very selfish reasons I’m happy about this (I want different pre-order dolls since these two aren’t my style at all) but I’m also surprised at the choice. Rin retails for ¥64,814 and Len is a little more expensive at ¥69,44. Do you plan on entering for either of them?</p> <p>[via the <a href="http://ameblo.jp/blog-dd/entry-12175259793.html?frm_src=thumb_module" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://ameblo.jp/blog-dd/entry-12175259793.html?frm_src=thumb_module', 'DD Blog']);" target="_blank">DD Blog</a>]</p>

    Volks Unveils Dollfie Dreams Rin & Len

    About 6 months ago, we found out that Volks would be taking on a Vocaloid who wasn’t Miku Hatsune. In fact, two of them–the twins Rin & Len. Which is surprising because 1) I think we assumed they’d do Luka next and 2) Len would be their first male Dollfie Dream, which is kind of a big deal and something customers have been clamoring for for years. Unsurprisingly, their kind-of-rival comany Danny Choo is also producing male dolls. Can’t help but wonder if that helped them make this decision!

    Anyway, we’re finally getting the reveal for these two. Most surprisingly, they’re not going to be pre-order style releases but regular lottery dolls at Home Town Dolpa Nagoya 6 with an online lottery on August 13th. For very selfish reasons I’m happy about this (I want different pre-order dolls since these two aren’t my style at all) but I’m also surprised at the choice. Rin retails for ¥64,814 and Len is a little more expensive at ¥69,44. Do you plan on entering for either of them?

    [via the DD Blog]

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