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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/pvc/figma-d-va-explodes-onto-scene/attachment/figmadvaheader" rel="attachment wp-att-83797"></a></p> <p>Good Smile Company, Max Factory, and Blizzard Entertainment are on a roll over the last two years now with their <em>Overwatch</em> collaborations (Nendoroids of <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-overwatch-nendoroid-tracer-gallery" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Tracer</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-overwatch-mercy-mei-nendoroids" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Mercy</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/overwatch-nendoroid-mei-joins-fray" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Mei</a>, <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/gsc-unveils-overwatch-nendoroids-hanzo-genji" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Genji, Hanzo</a>, and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nerf-collection-d-va-nendoroid" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">D.Va</a> and figmas of a whole bunch, with <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2017-max-factorys-overwatch-genji-figma-gallery" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Genji</a> being the last before her), and, the latest in figma D.Va is one of the most asked for additions to the line. Coming in her default blue and pink suit, D.Va comes with a bunch of accessories including her gun, a cell phone, soda, bubble gum, hat, and heart hands, allowing for a wide variety of poses and display styles. Sadly, no matching MEKA has been announced yet, but hey, even out of her mech D.Va can be a formidable foe.</p> <p>figma D.Va is up for pre-order now for ¥6,800 and orders close on October 18th, for a June 2019 release, so if you need to have her in your collection to add a bit of, “Nerf this!” then order soon!</p> <p>Pre-order At: <a href="https://www.amiami.com/eng/detail/?gcode=FIGURE-042112" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.amiami.com/eng/detail/?gcode=FIGURE-042112', 'AmiAmi']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">AmiAmi</a> | <a href="https://hlj.com/product/GSC90623" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://hlj.com/product/GSC90623', 'HLJ']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">HLJ</a> | <a href="https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10557265" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10557265', 'Hobby Search']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Hobby Search</a> | <a href="https://www.biginjap.com/en/pvc-figures/21100-overwatch-figma-dva.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.biginjap.com/en/pvc-figures/21100-overwatch-figma-dva.html', 'Big in Japan']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Big in Japan</a> | <a href="http://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/7531/figma+D+Va.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/7531/figma+D+Va.html', 'Good Smile Company']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Good Smile Company</a></p> <p> </p>

    figma D.Va Explodes Onto the Scene

    Good Smile Company, Max Factory, and Blizzard Entertainment are on a roll over the last two years now with their Overwatch collaborations (Nendoroids of Tracer, Mercy, Mei, Genji, Hanzo, and D.Va and figmas of a whole bunch, with Genji being the last before her), and, the latest in figma D.Va is one of the most asked for additions to the line. Coming in her default blue and pink suit, D.Va comes with a bunch of accessories including her gun, a cell phone, soda, bubble gum, hat, and heart hands, allowing for a wide variety of poses and display styles. Sadly, no matching MEKA has been announced yet, but hey, even out of her mech D.Va can be a formidable foe.

    figma D.Va is up for pre-order now for ¥6,800 and orders close on October 18th, for a June 2019 release, so if you need to have her in your collection to add a bit of, “Nerf this!” then order soon!

    Pre-order At: AmiAmi | HLJ | Hobby Search | Big in Japan | Good Smile Company

     

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nerf-collection-d-va-nendoroid/attachment/dvanendoheader-2" rel="attachment wp-att-83407"></a></p> <p>When Good Smile Company <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/the-cavalrys-here-with-overwatch-nendoroid-tracer" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">first announced</a> Overwatch Nendoroids, I was absolutely shocked that D.Va was not the first release. Okay, so Tracer is the mascot, but I was certainly expecting her second! She’s anime as hell, and certainly a fan favorite. But we got <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-overwatch-mercy-mei-nendoroids" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">quite a</a> <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/overwatch-nendoroid-mei-joins-fray" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">few</a> <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/gsc-unveils-overwatch-nendoroids-hanzo-genji" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">characters</a> before here.</p> <p>Thankfully, D.Va main’s time has come to shine! Everyone’s favorite video game playing/mech piloting diva is coming in Nendoroid form and she looks hella cute. They even gave her the selfie victory pose! And her gun, so you can hide behind things and blindly shoot until you can summon your robot. Sadly, she does not come with a full-sized mech (well… thankfully for our wallets) but just a mini one. She retails for ¥4,800 and comes out in August. If you order her from the GSC shop, shipping to the US is only ¥1,000!</p> <p>Pre-order At: <a href="https://goodsmileshop.com/en/CATEGORY-ROOT/Nendoroid/Nendoroid-D-Va--Classic-Skin-Edition/p/GSC_NEN_WD_00847?site=goodsmile-global&lang=en&utm_source=GSCPRODUCT&utm_medium=6518&utm_campaign=http://goodsmileshop.com/en/p/GSC_NEN_WD_00847" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://goodsmileshop.com/en/CATEGORY-ROOT/Nendoroid/Nendoroid-D-Va--Classic-Skin-Edition/p/GSC_NEN_WD_00847?site=goodsmile-global&lang=en&utm_source=GSCPRODUCT&utm_medium=6518&utm_campaign=http://goodsmileshop.com/en/p/GSC_NEN_WD_00847', 'GSC']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">GSC</a> | <a href="http://www.amiami.com/top/detail/detail?scode=FIGURE-035635&rank=" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.amiami.com/top/detail/detail?scode=FIGURE-035635&rank=', 'AmiAmi']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">AmiAmi</a> | <a href="http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10509140" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/10509140', 'Hobbyfan']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Hobbyfan</a> | <a href="https://hlj.com/product/gsc90468" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://hlj.com/product/gsc90468', 'HLJ']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">HLJ</a> | <a href="https://www.biginjap.com/en/pvc-figures/20029-overwatch-nendoroid-dva-classic-skin-edition.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://www.biginjap.com/en/pvc-figures/20029-overwatch-nendoroid-dva-classic-skin-edition.html', 'Big In Japan']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Big In Japan</a></p>

    Nerf Your Collection With The D.Va Nendoroid

    When Good Smile Company first announced Overwatch Nendoroids, I was absolutely shocked that D.Va was not the first release. Okay, so Tracer is the mascot, but I was certainly expecting her second! She’s anime as hell, and certainly a fan favorite. But we got quite a few characters before here.

    Thankfully, D.Va main’s time has come to shine! Everyone’s favorite video game playing/mech piloting diva is coming in Nendoroid form and she looks hella cute. They even gave her the selfie victory pose! And her gun, so you can hide behind things and blindly shoot until you can summon your robot. Sadly, she does not come with a full-sized mech (well… thankfully for our wallets) but just a mini one. She retails for ¥4,800 and comes out in August. If you order her from the GSC shop, shipping to the US is only ¥1,000!

    Pre-order At: GSC | AmiAmi | Hobbyfan | HLJ | Big In Japan

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/gsc-unveils-overwatch-nendoroids-hanzo-genji/attachment/genjihanzoheader" rel="attachment wp-att-83273"></a></p> <p>I was a bit surprised that Good Smile Company did not have any <em>Overwatch</em> reveals at New York Comic Con. I mean, we got 2 last year, and the US seems to be the primary market for this line. Seems like they were holding out for a big double reveal! Hot on the heels of <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2017-max-factorys-overwatch-genji-figma-gallery" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">figma Genji</a> we are getting a Nendoroid of everyone’s favorite human/cyborg duo, Genji and Hanzo. Because who doesn’t love a Hanzo main, amirite?</p> <p>This is certainly a surprise to me: I expected them to do most of the female cast before they started on the boys. Nice to see a more even gender spread! And they both come with such nice extras: special attack effects for both of them! They are priced at ¥4,800 each and come out this June.</p> <p>[via <a href="http://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/6606/Nendoroid+Genji+Classic+Skin+Edition.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.goodsmile.info/en/product/6606/Nendoroid+Genji+Classic+Skin+Edition.html', 'GSC']);" >GSC</a>]</p>

    GSC Unveils Overwatch Nendoroids Hanzo & Genji

    I was a bit surprised that Good Smile Company did not have any Overwatch reveals at New York Comic Con. I mean, we got 2 last year, and the US seems to be the primary market for this line. Seems like they were holding out for a big double reveal! Hot on the heels of figma Genji we are getting a Nendoroid of everyone’s favorite human/cyborg duo, Genji and Hanzo. Because who doesn’t love a Hanzo main, amirite?

    This is certainly a surprise to me: I expected them to do most of the female cast before they started on the boys. Nice to see a more even gender spread! And they both come with such nice extras: special attack effects for both of them! They are priced at ¥4,800 each and come out this June.

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=83136" rel="attachment wp-att-83136"></a></p> <p>I think it came as a big surprise to all of us when Good Smile Company & co <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/the-cavalrys-here-with-overwatch-nendoroid-tracer" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">snagged the <em>Overwatch</em> license</a>. But they’re really a perfect fit: we get both the cutesy Nendoroids and the articulated, true-to-model figmas. Combine that with Blizzard’s statues and there’s (almost) something for everyone.</p> <p>The figma line is moving along a bit slower than the Nendoroid one, but that’s to be expected: with the level of detail and articulation you get on a figma, you just can’t pump them out as quickly! And figma Genji is looking really amazing. Just look at that sexy robot body. Though technically he’s a cyborg, right?</p> <p>What character would you like to see next in the <em>Overwatch</em> figma (or Nendoroid) line? Personally, I want a Nendo Reaper something fierce. Let us know in the comments!</p>

    NYCC 2017: Max Factory’s Overwatch Genji figma Gallery

    I think it came as a big surprise to all of us when Good Smile Company & co snagged the Overwatch license. But they’re really a perfect fit: we get both the cutesy Nendoroids and the articulated, true-to-model figmas. Combine that with Blizzard’s statues and there’s (almost) something for everyone.

    The figma line is moving along a bit slower than the Nendoroid one, but that’s to be expected: with the level of detail and articulation you get on a figma, you just can’t pump them out as quickly! And figma Genji is looking really amazing. Just look at that sexy robot body. Though technically he’s a cyborg, right?

    What character would you like to see next in the Overwatch figma (or Nendoroid) line? Personally, I want a Nendo Reaper something fierce. Let us know in the comments!

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/nycc-2017-good-smile-companys-booth-overview/attachment/nycc2017gscheader" rel="attachment wp-att-82978"></a></p> <p>I remember the dark times when Good Smile Company didn’t come to US events. Thankfully those days are over, because their booth is usually the toy highlight of any convention! And they really brought it for NYCC this year with not one but two separate booth displays.</p> <p>They had a lot of brand-new goodies, like <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/gsc-unveils-anniversary-miku-scaled-figure" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">the Anniversary Miku</a> (look at that hair!!), figma Genji, and the sculpt for the <em>Breath of the Wild</em> Guardian Nendoroid. It’s always nice to be able to see figures in person, it’s quite a different experience–for example, I wasn’t really sold on Marie Rose’s colors at all when the promotional shots came out, but I was totally won over when I finally got to see her. She might be coming to my pre-order list!</p>

    NYCC 2017: Good Smile Company’s Booth Overview

    I remember the dark times when Good Smile Company didn’t come to US events. Thankfully those days are over, because their booth is usually the toy highlight of any convention! And they really brought it for NYCC this year with not one but two separate booth displays.

    They had a lot of brand-new goodies, like the Anniversary Miku (look at that hair!!), figma Genji, and the sculpt for the Breath of the Wild Guardian Nendoroid. It’s always nice to be able to see figures in person, it’s quite a different experience–for example, I wasn’t really sold on Marie Rose’s colors at all when the promotional shots came out, but I was totally won over when I finally got to see her. She might be coming to my pre-order list!

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/cheers-love-figma-tracer/attachment/figmatracerheader" rel="attachment wp-att-81600"></a></p> <p>Good Smile Company’s Overwatch line has been moving along at a pretty steady pace. The first figure we got from them was the <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-overwatch-nendoroid-tracer-gallery" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">too-cute Nendoroid Tracer</a>, and hot on her heels is the <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/game-toys/winter-wonfest-2017-max-factorys-tracer-figma" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">figma version</a> from Max Factory!</p> <p>Is it just me, or are figmas coming with less and less these days? Aside from her weaponry, Tracer has very little in the way of extras. Her bonus faces are pretty cool and the poseability looks great, but I was hoping for some blue-swoosh effects like the Nendoroid. Ah well! Right now she is up <a href="http://gear.blizzard.com/figma-tracer?utm_source=social&utm_medium=community&utm_content=overwatch&utm_campaign=FigmaTracer_060817" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://gear.blizzard.com/figma-tracer?utm_source=social&utm_medium=community&utm_content=overwatch&utm_campaign=FigmaTracer_060817', 'in Blizzard’s shop']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">in Blizzard’s shop</a> for $70 with a December release date, but she should also be up on the regular stores for the standard ¥6,800 tonight.</p>

    Cheers Love, figma Tracer is Here

    Good Smile Company’s Overwatch line has been moving along at a pretty steady pace. The first figure we got from them was the too-cute Nendoroid Tracer, and hot on her heels is the figma version from Max Factory!

    Is it just me, or are figmas coming with less and less these days? Aside from her weaponry, Tracer has very little in the way of extras. Her bonus faces are pretty cool and the poseability looks great, but I was hoping for some blue-swoosh effects like the Nendoroid. Ah well! Right now she is up in Blizzard’s shop for $70 with a December release date, but she should also be up on the regular stores for the standard ¥6,800 tonight.

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=81438" rel="attachment wp-att-81438"></a></p> <p>It’s almost time for a new event in <em>Overwatch</em>, aka we all spend our money trying desperately to get the skins we want. But now we have another thing to spend our money on–the next <em>Overwatch</em> Nendoroid! <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-overwatch-nendoroid-tracer-gallery" target="_blank">Tracer was cute as a button</a>, and we’ve known <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-overwatch-mercy-mei-nendoroids" target="_blank">since Toy Fair</a> that Mercy & Mei would be next. And sadly (because oh god Mei is my least fave plz stop freezing me) the ice princess is up next.</p> <p>She comes with some cute accessories, including effect parts for her ice gun and a lil Snowball of course. And I almost can’t resist that smiling face + glasses combo! Mei retails for ¥4,800 and will come out in November.</p> <p>Pre-order at: <a href="http://hlj.com/product/gsc90341" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://hlj.com/product/gsc90341', 'HLJ']);" target="_blank">HLJ</a> | <a href="http://www.amiami.com/top/detail/detail?gcode=FIGURE-029387&page=top" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.amiami.com/top/detail/detail?gcode=FIGURE-029387&page=top', 'AmiAmi']);" target="_blank">AmiAmi</a> | <a href="http://goodsmileshop.com/en/CATEGORY-ROOT/Nendoroid/Nendoroid-Mei--Classic-Skin-Edition/p/GSC_NEN_WD_00757?site=goodsmile-global&lang=en&utm_source=GSCPRODUCT&utm_medium=6351&utm_campaign=http://goodsmileshop.com/en/p/GSC_NEN_WD_00757" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://goodsmileshop.com/en/CATEGORY-ROOT/Nendoroid/Nendoroid-Mei--Classic-Skin-Edition/p/GSC_NEN_WD_00757?site=goodsmile-global&lang=en&utm_source=GSCPRODUCT&utm_medium=6351&utm_campaign=http://goodsmileshop.com/en/p/GSC_NEN_WD_00757', 'GSC']);" target="_blank">GSC</a></p>

    Overwatch Nendoroid Mei Joins The Fray

    It’s almost time for a new event in Overwatch, aka we all spend our money trying desperately to get the skins we want. But now we have another thing to spend our money on–the next Overwatch Nendoroid! Tracer was cute as a button, and we’ve known since Toy Fair that Mercy & Mei would be next. And sadly (because oh god Mei is my least fave plz stop freezing me) the ice princess is up next.

    She comes with some cute accessories, including effect parts for her ice gun and a lil Snowball of course. And I almost can’t resist that smiling face + glasses combo! Mei retails for ¥4,800 and will come out in November.

    Pre-order at: HLJ | AmiAmi | GSC

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-funkos-overwatch-pop-series-2/attachment/tf2017funkooverwatchpopsheader" rel="attachment wp-att-80693"></a></p> <p><em>It’s time to accelerate!</em></p> <p>Funko’s <em>Overwatch</em> line has certainly been successful, but everyone wants their main to be released ASAP. Which is a problem when there’s, like, two dozen characters. But they’re working as fast as they can! Wave 2 was on display at Toy Fair, and it includes D.Va (in mech), Lucio, Mei, McCree, Symmetra, and Reinhardt. I’m still sad there is no tiny Bastion, but perhaps wave 3 will finally fill my robot dreams.</p>

    Toy Fair 2017: Funko’s Overwatch Pop Series 2

    It’s time to accelerate!

    Funko’s Overwatch line has certainly been successful, but everyone wants their main to be released ASAP. Which is a problem when there’s, like, two dozen characters. But they’re working as fast as they can! Wave 2 was on display at Toy Fair, and it includes D.Va (in mech), Lucio, Mei, McCree, Symmetra, and Reinhardt. I’m still sad there is no tiny Bastion, but perhaps wave 3 will finally fill my robot dreams.

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-overwatch-mercy-mei-nendoroids/attachment/tf2017gscmercymeinendoheader" rel="attachment wp-att-79917"></a></p> <p>It’s only been a hot minute since we found out there were Overwatch Nendoroids at all. I mean, we just got <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toy-fair-2017-overwatch-nendoroid-tracer-gallery" target="_blank">a good look at Tracer</a> today! But already we know the next two in the line: Mei and Mercy. I know, I know, where is D.Va. That’s what everyone is thinking. But I think Mercy is a really great choice, imagine her little wings on a Nendo body! And, of course, they hope to do many many more character than just these (so your fave will probably get made).</p>

    Toy Fair 2017: Overwatch Mercy & Mei Nendoroids

    It’s only been a hot minute since we found out there were Overwatch Nendoroids at all. I mean, we just got a good look at Tracer today! But already we know the next two in the line: Mei and Mercy. I know, I know, where is D.Va. That’s what everyone is thinking. But I think Mercy is a really great choice, imagine her little wings on a Nendo body! And, of course, they hope to do many many more character than just these (so your fave will probably get made).

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=79893" rel="attachment wp-att-79893"></a></p> <p>I think we’re all still riding the hype train of <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/the-cavalrys-here-with-overwatch-nendoroid-tracer" target="_blank">the Overwatch Nendoroid line</a>. I mean, it came out of nowhere (just like Tracer herself), and it’s such a huge license. So much potential! But of course before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s take a look at the one cutie who is already up for order: Tracer.</p> <p>We were lucky enough to get an up-close out-of-the-glass peek at her. Look at the detail! Look at how crisp the lines are! I’m amazed that they packed so much into such a tiny figure. And she’s got so much personality, too.</p>

    Toy Fair 2017: Overwatch Nendoroid Tracer Gallery

    I think we’re all still riding the hype train of the Overwatch Nendoroid line. I mean, it came out of nowhere (just like Tracer herself), and it’s such a huge license. So much potential! But of course before we get ahead of ourselves, let’s take a look at the one cutie who is already up for order: Tracer.

    We were lucky enough to get an up-close out-of-the-glass peek at her. Look at the detail! Look at how crisp the lines are! I’m amazed that they packed so much into such a tiny figure. And she’s got so much personality, too.

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