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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=79552" rel="attachment wp-att-79552"></a></p> <p>I have been writing up figure news for a long, long time now. And if there’s one figure request I’ve heard the most frequently, it’s a demand for Nendoroid Holo. 7+ years ago people were begging for it… and it took nearly a decade, but you guys, dreams do come true!</p> <p>She was announced at <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2016-nendoroids" target="_blank">this past Summer WonFest</a>, and I was honestly expecting to wait until the Winter one for her full reveal. But here she is, looking so cute! I love all her extras, especially the hat and blushing face. Shame she doesn’t come with more apples, though! Her release date is set for July and she retails for ¥4,800.</p> <p>Pre-Order At: <a href="http://hlj.com/product/GSC90304" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://hlj.com/product/GSC90304', 'HLJ']);" target="_blank">HLJ</a> | <a href="http://goodsmileshop.com/en/CATEGORY-ROOT/Nendoroid/Nendoroid-Holo/p/GSC_NEN_WD_00728?site=goodsmile-global&lang=en" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://goodsmileshop.com/en/CATEGORY-ROOT/Nendoroid/Nendoroid-Holo/p/GSC_NEN_WD_00728?site=goodsmile-global&lang=en', 'GSC']);" target="_blank">GSC</a> (bonus item) | <a href="http://www.amiami.com/top/detail/detail?scode=FIGURE-027479&rank=" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.amiami.com/top/detail/detail?scode=FIGURE-027479&rank=', 'AmiAmi']);" target="_blank">AmiAmi</a></p>

    Nendoroid Holo Is Finally Up For Pre-Orders

    I have been writing up figure news for a long, long time now. And if there’s one figure request I’ve heard the most frequently, it’s a demand for Nendoroid Holo. 7+ years ago people were begging for it… and it took nearly a decade, but you guys, dreams do come true!

    She was announced at this past Summer WonFest, and I was honestly expecting to wait until the Winter one for her full reveal. But here she is, looking so cute! I love all her extras, especially the hat and blushing face. Shame she doesn’t come with more apples, though! Her release date is set for July and she retails for ¥4,800.

    Pre-Order At: HLJ | GSC (bonus item) | AmiAmi

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/spice-wolfs-holo-gets-a-figure-from-revolve/attachment/newholoheader" rel="attachment wp-att-79425"></a></p> <p>It really is a great time to be a <em>Spice & Wolf</em> fan. Her Kotobukiya figure just got a re-release, we have that <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/gsc-announces-the-results-of-their-new-product-request-poll" target="_blank">Nendoroid</a>, and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/celebrate-spice-wolfs-10th-anniversary-with-wedding-holo" target="_blank">wedding Holo</a>. But that’s not enough: no, we need all we can get of this adorable wolf girl. This time around it’s another scaled figure announcement, this time from Revolve!</p> <p>We have no word on what art she’ll be based on, but we do know it’s a collaboration with Juu Ayakura, the series illustrator. Does this mean it will be something totally new? Or based on a classic <em>S&W</em> piece of art? Only time will tell!</p> <p>[via <a href="http://www.revolve.co.jp/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.revolve.co.jp/', 'Revolve']);" target="_blank">Revolve</a>]</p>

    Spice & Wolf’s Holo Gets A Figure From Revolve

    It really is a great time to be a Spice & Wolf fan. Her Kotobukiya figure just got a re-release, we have that Nendoroid, and wedding Holo. But that’s not enough: no, we need all we can get of this adorable wolf girl. This time around it’s another scaled figure announcement, this time from Revolve!

    We have no word on what art she’ll be based on, but we do know it’s a collaboration with Juu Ayakura, the series illustrator. Does this mean it will be something totally new? Or based on a classic S&W piece of art? Only time will tell!

    [via Revolve]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/toys-works-heroine-blitz-figure-collection-is-chock-full-of-cute/attachment/heroineblitzheader" rel="attachment wp-att-23090"></a></p> <p>Toy’s Works’ Niitengo line takes popular anime characters and chibifies them into painfully adorable creations. Their sets are usually a bit pricey, but this exclusive mega-set takes the cake. The Heroine Blitz Figure Collection is a set of 20 popular anime heroines, including characters like Kino, Shana, Osaka, Kirino, Taiga, Holo, Henrietta, and a whole lot more! We only have art now, but they are all looking pretty fantastic. And at ¥12,000 for the lot, they better look good! The bad news (yes, the price wasn’t the bad news): this is an exclusive, so you’ll have to pay proxy fees as well. And to top it off, they won’t be released until March of 2013!</p> <p>[via <a href="http://news.dengeki.com/elem/000/000/488/488420/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://news.dengeki.com/elem/000/000/488/488420/', 'Dengeki']);" target="_blank">Dengeki</a>]</p>

    Toy’s Works’ Heroine Blitz Figure Collection Is Chock Full of Cute

    Toy’s Works’ Niitengo line takes popular anime characters and chibifies them into painfully adorable creations. Their sets are usually a bit pricey, but this exclusive mega-set takes the cake. The Heroine Blitz Figure Collection is a set of 20 popular anime heroines, including characters like Kino, Shana, Osaka, Kirino, Taiga, Holo, Henrietta, and a whole lot more! We only have art now, but they are all looking pretty fantastic. And at ¥12,000 for the lot, they better look good! The bad news (yes, the price wasn’t the bad news): this is an exclusive, so you’ll have to pay proxy fees as well. And to top it off, they won’t be released until March of 2013!

    [via Dengeki]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/gsc-announces-the-results-of-their-new-product-request-poll/attachment/gscpollresultsheader" rel="attachment wp-att-22539"></a></p> <p>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!</p> <ul> <li></li> </ul>

    GSC Announces The Results of Their New Product Request Poll

    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!

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/plastikitty-loot-august-2011/attachment/augustlootheader" rel="attachment wp-att-9247"></a></p> <p>Once again, our loot is two months late! I was thinking back about our <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/plastikitty-loot-july-2011" target="_blank">July</a> and <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/plastikitty-loot-june-2011" target="_blank">June</a> posts, though, and it doesn’t seem so bad. We didn’t even get payment requests for our August orders until mid-September, and it takes a while to receive everything and then organize it all. If you order only 1 one 2 figures a month you’ll get them right on time, but the bigger the order the longer the delay.</p> <p>Anyway, back on topic! August was our biggest month ever for figure orders, as we ended up with both of our AmiAmi orders and a flood of exclusives that all seemed to come out at once. It’s probably going to be our biggest month ever (or at least for quite some time), as Stephen and I have started trimming down our orders quite a bit.</p>

    Plastikitty Loot: August 2011

    Once again, our loot is two months late! I was thinking back about our July and June posts, though, and it doesn’t seem so bad. We didn’t even get payment requests for our August orders until mid-September, and it takes a while to receive everything and then organize it all. If you order only 1 one 2 figures a month you’ll get them right on time, but the bigger the order the longer the delay.

    Anyway, back on topic! August was our biggest month ever for figure orders, as we ended up with both of our AmiAmi orders and a flood of exclusives that all seemed to come out at once. It’s probably going to be our biggest month ever (or at least for quite some time), as Stephen and I have started trimming down our orders quite a bit.

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