KOS-MOS Archive

  • Volks sure does love KOS-MOS! Years ago they released a gorgeous 1/4 scale garage kit of her featuring her gatling gun, and later gave it a second version in a small pre-painted run with Dragontooth. Then, of course, we have the Dollfie Dream. Now they’re going back to the garage kit and giving it a third release, this time as part of the color tinted resin CharaGumin line–meaning she’ll technically be painted, but usually these need some shading & refinement before they look anything like Volks’ shots. Given how massive this figure is (almost 22″ with Dragontooth), she comes with a hefty pricetag: ¥58,000, and that’s not including shipping (which will no doubt be brutal), or proxy fees. Because this is Volks, and they love to make every damn figure an exclusive. KOS will be at Hobby Round 9 if you have the cash: I know I wish I did! [via Volks]

    Volks Gives Their 1/4 Scale KOS-MOS Yet Another Release

    Volks sure does love KOS-MOS! Years ago they released a gorgeous 1/4 scale garage kit of her featuring her gatling gun, and later gave it a second version in a small pre-painted run with Dragontooth. Then, of course, we have the Dollfie Dream. Now they’re going back to the garage kit and giving it a third release, this time as part of the color tinted resin CharaGumin line–meaning she’ll technically be painted, but usually these need some shading & refinement before they look anything like Volks’ shots. Given how massive this figure is (almost 22″ with Dragontooth), she comes with a hefty pricetag: ¥58,000, and that’s not including shipping (which will no doubt be brutal), or proxy fees. Because this is Volks, and they love to make every damn figure an exclusive. KOS will be at Hobby Round 9 if you have the cash: I know I wish I did! [via Volks]

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  • Ah, time for more exclusives. We’ve already seen offerings from Good Smile Company and ques Q along with Sega, so who will we find in these scans? Well, a heck of a lot! Let’s dive right in with Kurushima’s crazy expensive (and crazily posed) Kanu, who will be getting a special uhh different somehow colorway for WonFest. Then we have Orchid Seed’s garage kits: the 1/5 swimsuit Soniko, Princess Milk, and Alleyne! This is a good indication that all 3 will be painted at the event. Then we have ques Q, but we’ve seen their offerings already! Griffon has, of course, a buttload of recolors featuring their Monster Hunter Sena & Yozora in blue, a darker Youmu Konpaku, Murasa Minamitsu, Yukari Yakumo, Fujiwara no Mokou, Iku Nagae, and Keine Kamishirasawa. Phew, that’s a whole lot! Then there’s Volks who will be bringing back their 1/4 scale KOS-MOS along with garage kits of Alice from Walkure Romanze, Tamami Koshikawa from Hanairo Heptagram, their lovely Asuna, and Yukari Akiyama from Girls und Panzer. [via 2chan]

    Magazine Scans: Winter Wonder Festival 2013

    Ah, time for more exclusives. We’ve already seen offerings from Good Smile Company and ques Q along with Sega, so who will we find in these scans? Well, a heck of a lot! Let’s dive right in with Kurushima’s crazy expensive (and crazily posed) Kanu, who will be getting a special uhh different somehow colorway for WonFest. Then we have Orchid Seed’s garage kits: the 1/5 swimsuit Soniko, Princess Milk, and Alleyne! This is a good indication that all 3 will be painted at the event. Then we have ques Q, but we’ve seen their offerings already! Griffon has, of course, a buttload of recolors featuring their Monster Hunter Sena & Yozora in blue, a darker Youmu Konpaku, Murasa Minamitsu, Yukari Yakumo, Fujiwara no Mokou, Iku Nagae, and Keine Kamishirasawa. Phew, that’s a whole lot! Then there’s Volks who will be bringing back their 1/4 scale KOS-MOS along with garage kits of Alice from Walkure Romanze, Tamami Koshikawa from Hanairo Heptagram, their lovely Asuna, and Yukari Akiyama from Girls und Panzer. [via 2chan]

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  • Volks sure loves making us droll over Dollfie Dream KOS-MOS, though given how freaking beautiful she is that’s no surprise. I noticed that Momo isn’t getting as much attention, which is similar to their last pre-order project where Saber Extra got so many more galleries than her companion Alter. Seems like Volks always likes to pick one star of the show! Pre-orders for the Xenosaga Dollfies are closing tomorrow, so if you are on the fence you better make up your mind fast! If these shots don’t convince you, though, I don’t know what will. I absolutely adore her blue eyes, and I think they suit her much better than the red ones. [via the DD Blog]

    Volks Shows Off Even More Images Of Dollfie Dream KOS-MOS

    Volks sure loves making us droll over Dollfie Dream KOS-MOS, though given how freaking beautiful she is that’s no surprise. I noticed that Momo isn’t getting as much attention, which is similar to their last pre-order project where Saber Extra got so many more galleries than her companion Alter. Seems like Volks always likes to pick one star of the show! Pre-orders for the Xenosaga Dollfies are closing tomorrow, so if you are on the fence you better make up your mind fast! If these shots don’t convince you, though, I don’t know what will. I absolutely adore her blue eyes, and I think they suit her much better than the red ones. [via the DD Blog]

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  • There are still about 3 weeks left until the Xenosaga Dollfie Dream pre-orders close, which means Volks is cranking out new photos of KOS-MOS and Momo at a rather astounding rate. Of course it’s always nice to see a new doll in different outfits and wigs, since very few owners only keep their dolls in stock. Both are looking great here, though for me KOS is clearly the star of the show. She’s so effortlessly elegant and seems to look great in any wig! I do wish they’d show off her blue eyes a bit more though since they are the ones a lot of people prefer. Momo will be a bit harder to find a proper look for in my opinion, since I am not liking the shorter wigs on her. I guess we’ll find out for sure when they arrive next autumn! [via the DD Blog]

    Swoon Over Dollfie Dreams KOS-MOS And MOMO

    There are still about 3 weeks left until the Xenosaga Dollfie Dream pre-orders close, which means Volks is cranking out new photos of KOS-MOS and Momo at a rather astounding rate. Of course it’s always nice to see a new doll in different outfits and wigs, since very few owners only keep their dolls in stock. Both are looking great here, though for me KOS is clearly the star of the show. She’s so effortlessly elegant and seems to look great in any wig! I do wish they’d show off her blue eyes a bit more though since they are the ones a lot of people prefer. Momo will be a bit harder to find a proper look for in my opinion, since I am not liking the shorter wigs on her. I guess we’ll find out for sure when they arrive next autumn! [via the DD Blog]

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  • Dolpa 28 has come and gone, and that means two things! One, there are a veritable ton of the new Dollfie Dreams on the aftermarket. And two, we get to take an up-close look at the newest Volks ladies! Since the US lottery starts up soon, it’s important to take a good long look at what you could be forking over $800+ from. So we have shots of Aoko and Melty, along with unsurprisingly KOS-MOS and Momo. The more I look at Aoko the more I love her, but Melty is still the winner of my heart for this event! [via teacup]

    Check Out The Lovely Ladies Of Dolpa 28

    Dolpa 28 has come and gone, and that means two things! One, there are a veritable ton of the new Dollfie Dreams on the aftermarket. And two, we get to take an up-close look at the newest Volks ladies! Since the US lottery starts up soon, it’s important to take a good long look at what you could be forking over $800+ from. So we have shots of Aoko and Melty, along with unsurprisingly KOS-MOS and Momo. The more I look at Aoko the more I love her, but Melty is still the winner of my heart for this event! [via teacup]

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  • We’ve already seen Dollfie Dreams KOS-MOS and Momo get a full reveal, along with pricing info, but now we are finally getting complete shots! Mostly of KOS-MOS’s R-Blade, which is so ridiculously awesome. Kind of makes up for her not coming with the guns, right? Pre-orders opened recently and you can get them both at Volks International. Best news? There’s not even a down payment, this is a regular old pre-order and you won’t pay until release in fall. Volks USA just has Momo up, and their policy is a bit different. You can pay in full or do a down payment of $111–her total price is $811, so that is only a small part that you have to pay up front. Of course with Volks USA you’ll also have a longer wait time, which might be a good thing if you need a while to save up! Personally, Stephen and I went for both of them via the International site (along with 2 guns for KOS!). It is gonna be a loooong wait. [via the DD Blog]

    Full Pre-Order Info For The Xenosaga Dollfie Dream Project

    We’ve already seen Dollfie Dreams KOS-MOS and Momo get a full reveal, along with pricing info, but now we are finally getting complete shots! Mostly of KOS-MOS’s R-Blade, which is so ridiculously awesome. Kind of makes up for her not coming with the guns, right? Pre-orders opened recently and you can get them both at Volks International. Best news? There’s not even a down payment, this is a regular old pre-order and you won’t pay until release in fall. Volks USA just has Momo up, and their policy is a bit different. You can pay in full or do a down payment of $111–her total price is $811, so that is only a small part that you have to pay up front. Of course with Volks USA you’ll also have a longer wait time, which might be a good thing if you need a while to save up! Personally, Stephen and I went for both of them via the International site (along with 2 guns for KOS!). It is gonna be a loooong wait. [via the DD Blog]

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  • FINALLY! Volks has been teasing their Xenosaga project for what seems like forever, most recently with a blurry shot of Momo. So it’s surprising that the first to get a full reveal is KOS-MOS. Well, here she is, and her face is stunning. Personally, I really like the blend of DD and SD style they’ve been going for recently, evident on Rise and now KOS-MOS. That human-looking nose is so cute, and her face is really mature. The hair, however, is totally the wrong color. This is version 4 KOS, but that’s the hair color she had in version 2. Why! I was so looking forward to a pale blue wig, but oh well. I bet you could find a good match on another store. Other than the hair I have zero complaints, she meets my expectations and looks very much like her in-game art. Plus she comes with blue AND red eyes. Fancy! [via the DD Twitter]

    Volks’ Dollfie Dream KOS-MOS, Revealed!

    FINALLY! Volks has been teasing their Xenosaga project for what seems like forever, most recently with a blurry shot of Momo. So it’s surprising that the first to get a full reveal is KOS-MOS. Well, here she is, and her face is stunning. Personally, I really like the blend of DD and SD style they’ve been going for recently, evident on Rise and now KOS-MOS. That human-looking nose is so cute, and her face is really mature. The hair, however, is totally the wrong color. This is version 4 KOS, but that’s the hair color she had in version 2. Why! I was so looking forward to a pale blue wig, but oh well. I bet you could find a good match on another store. Other than the hair I have zero complaints, she meets my expectations and looks very much like her in-game art. Plus she comes with blue AND red eyes. Fancy! [via the DD Twitter]

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  • Welcome to another week of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. We’ve got a little bit of all of them this time around: some really great new sculpts & re-releases, some dreadful decision-making on the part of one figure company, and one downright horrifyingly ugly figure. Oh, and that soul-searing Miku Nendoroid, who could fall into any of the three categories depending on your preference. We’ve also got a massive slew of figures from MegaHouse, a double dose of Kiririn, and some NSFW ladies, so check them all out after the jump!

    PVC Pre-Order Roundup: 11/4~11/8

    Welcome to another week of the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. We’ve got a little bit of all of them this time around: some really great new sculpts & re-releases, some dreadful decision-making on the part of one figure company, and one downright horrifyingly ugly figure. Oh, and that soul-searing Miku Nendoroid, who could fall into any of the three categories depending on your preference. We’ve also got a massive slew of figures from MegaHouse, a double dose of Kiririn, and some NSFW ladies, so check them all out after the jump!

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  • Kotobukiya didn’t have anything new on display at the Miyazawa Model Exhibition this year, but they did bring along a whole ton of figures that are up for order like Fire Sakuya, Kuroyukihime, Vash the Stampede, the Yotsuba & KOS-MOS kits, the controversial Dark Magician, and Cu-Poches Haruka & Madoka. Even some Bishoujos showed up, like Jaina Solo and Jaycee, so check them all out in the gallery! [via Kotobukiya’s Facebook]

    Miyazawa Model Exhibition Fall 2012: Kotobukiya

    Kotobukiya didn’t have anything new on display at the Miyazawa Model Exhibition this year, but they did bring along a whole ton of figures that are up for order like Fire Sakuya, Kuroyukihime, Vash the Stampede, the Yotsuba & KOS-MOS kits, the controversial Dark Magician, and Cu-Poches Haruka & Madoka. Even some Bishoujos showed up, like Jaina Solo and Jaycee, so check them all out in the gallery! [via Kotobukiya’s Facebook]

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  • KOS-MOS has had an odd surge of popularity recently. First the Dollfie Dream announcement, and now Alter is going to re-release one of their 3 figures of her! We’ll be getting the 1/6 scale swimsuit KOS-MOS, first released back in 2009, in April of 2013. This figure has been a grail of mine for some time and has slipped through my fingers at least twice, but she won’t get away now! She should retail for ¥8,800, a fantastic price given her scale & detail. Pre-Order At: AmiAmi | Hobby Search [via Alter]

    Alter Plans A Re-Release For Their Swimsuit KOS-MOS

    KOS-MOS has had an odd surge of popularity recently. First the Dollfie Dream announcement, and now Alter is going to re-release one of their 3 figures of her! We’ll be getting the 1/6 scale swimsuit KOS-MOS, first released back in 2009, in April of 2013. This figure has been a grail of mine for some time and has slipped through my fingers at least twice, but she won’t get away now! She should retail for ¥8,800, a fantastic price given her scale & detail. Pre-Order At: AmiAmi | Hobby Search [via Alter]

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