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Devil Summoner Archive
Posted by Leah Bayer on October 7, 2013 | 8 Comments
MegaHouse, why ;~;
When this figure was first announced, I was bouncing off the walls with excitement, and the sculpt reveal made me feel like heaven had opened up and a choir of angels had descended upon me. I waited patiently for the painted version, and now it’s here… but I’m kind of distracted by the price. Want to take a guess?
¥12,800. HAHA NICE JOKE MEGAHOUSE. So funny. They’ve always been one of the more affordable companies so I have no clue where they came up with this GSC-level pricing. And come on, even with the cape not even GSC would price him this high. What is happening?! At least he’s a March release and not in a packed winter month…
Posted by Leah Bayer on July 28, 2013 | 5 Comments
Every year, MegaHouse is without a doubt the most disappointing company at Wonder Festival. They’re one of the biggest PVC producers, yet year after year they bring nothing new. You know what new figures they had this year? Umi Kousaka from IDOLM@STER Million Live!, which we’re not allowed to show you. LITERALLY THAT IS IT. Oh, and announcements for Melda Dietz and Juuzo Okita from Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2199. Wow.
Of course they had lots of figures we’ve already seen from Dragon’s Crown, One Piece, Devil Summoner and more that you can check out in the gallery! Meanwhile I’ll just sit over here and sulk. *grumble grumble*
Posted by Leah Bayer on May 24, 2013 | 1 Comment
AHHHH OH MY GOD HE IS PERFEEEEECTTTT.
Ah, okay. Now that is out of my system, let’s talk about Radiou. My perfect, perfect Radiou. I almost had a heart attack when MegaHouse announced him, and this sculpt is better than everything I imagined rolled up into one perfect ball of delicious Radiou. I mean THAT POSE. And based on the poster, I think we are definitely getting Gotou to go along with him. Be still, my heart.
[via Bauashima’s Twitter]
Posted by Leah Bayer on February 28, 2013 | 4 Comments
It is a very good time to be a Shin Megami Tensei fan! Launching off the success of the Persona 4 animation and game trio, figure manufacturers have been pushing headlong into the entire MegaTen franchise. Sure, we’ve gotten a handful of figures in the past, but now there’s a flood! And, happily, it’s not all Persona. In fact, the awesome Raidou Kuzunoha from the Devil Summoner line of games is getting quite a bit of attention–first the MegaHouse figure, and now Bandai is doing a D-Arts of him!
Raidou looks as badass as you’d guess he would, and you can even pull his hat down low enough to cover his eyes. And while Bandai usually likes to skimp on accessories, Raidou comes with quite a few bits of weaponry and effect parts, and even his loyal companion Gotou! All for ¥4200 with a June release. Now if only Good Smile would pick up that Nendoroid kit…
[via Tamashii Nations]
Posted by Leah Bayer on November 24, 2012 | 10 Comments
I AM SCREAMING.
Oh man, my wildest dreams have just come true. Megahouse is doing a figure of Raidou Kuzunoha. Raidou figure. RAIDOU FIGUUUURE. Ahem, okay, I’ll try to calm down. But seriously, how great is this for MegaTen fans? Best news ever? Now we just need a Demi-Fiend. I swear to god MegaHouse if you do that I will declare you my favorite company. No joke.
Posted by Leah Bayer on July 21, 2012 | No Comments
While the Persona games seem to be getting a lot of attention recently, the rest of the Shin Megami Tensei series is getting left in the dust. Devil Summoner in particular is quite overlooked, though it’s definitely one of my favorite games in the series. I mean, who doesn’t love Raidou? He did come in pretty high on Good Smile Company’s figure request polls, so… is this Nendoroid for real?
Sadly, no. This is a garage kit from Mikakunin Kakou Buttai that will be available at Summer WonFest. Hopefully Good Smile stops by their booth and gets some inspiration!
Posted by Leah Bayer on July 18, 2012 | No Comments
The long-running Shin Megami Tensei series certainly gets a lot of love in the figure world, but most of it is focused on the Persona franchise. There’s very little variety in that sense, and a lot of the older titles (like Nocturne or Digital Devil Saga) have no mass-produced figures at all! We do, thankfully, get some of the monsters, though mostly from FuRyu’s prize figures.
However, that doesn’t mean garage kit makers aren’t taking a crack at SMT’s expansive bestiary. While perusing mfc today, I noticed a bunch of new uploads from the series… new in the sense that we all just found out about them, since sadly most of these are from 2008-2009. In fact, the circle Chemical Reaction has made quite a few, including fan favorites like Belial, Hecate, and human Beelzebub. There’s also a kit of Mishaguji (which is why we had to slap a NSFW warning on!). While there’s pretty much no hope of owning them, it sure is fun to look at what people have come up with from my favorite game world!
[via Chemical Reaction]
Posted by Leah Bayer on May 17, 2012 | 16 Comments
Good Smile Company recently conducted a poll where you could request specific characters in specific figure-forms (as long as what you were requesting was a scaled figure, Nendoroid, or figma). This was for their 10-year anniversary, and it was combined with a re-release poll. They’ve announced the results of the product request poll, and while none of these figures are guaranteed to be produced it’s interesting to see what people wanted the most! Not surprisingly there was a large Vocaaloid showing, and Shin Megami Tensei titles preformed very well. Hit the jump to check out what we might be getting!