Kureha Touka Archive

  • Welcome to two months of loot in one! Actually it’s kind of three: as you may or may not have noticed, we didn’t have a August loot post either. It’s a long story, but basically AmiAmi has been smushing our orders together oddly so we get things late (but some early–most of our October was here before the September items). So some August items squeaked their way in! Hit the jump to get started on our most action-packed loot post yet.

    Plastikitty Loot: September & October 2012

    Welcome to two months of loot in one! Actually it’s kind of three: as you may or may not have noticed, we didn’t have a August loot post either. It’s a long story, but basically AmiAmi has been smushing our orders together oddly so we get things late (but some early–most of our October was here before the September items). So some August items squeaked their way in! Hit the jump to get started on our most action-packed loot post yet.

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  • With summer winding down, we’re getting towards the end of sunny photography weather. As nice as shots of figures in leaves can be, it’s always nicer to go out with some plastic buddies when it’s warm outside! Today we’ve got a nice roundup of fair weather Nendoroid photographs, of course many of them featuring everyone’s favorite Nendo Miku Hatsune! It’s hard to resist her charm, and while many more detailed Nendoroids have come after her she really remains the most photogenic. Of course, it’s not all Miku! We’ve got some maids like Mugi and Popura, the very cute Miu touring the town, Iori gazing at some lovely architecture, Luka in fancy garb, and tons more! So check them all out in the gallery. [via Figure/GK 1, 2]

    Today On The Internet: Nendoroid Adventures IV

    With summer winding down, we’re getting towards the end of sunny photography weather. As nice as shots of figures in leaves can be, it’s always nicer to go out with some plastic buddies when it’s warm outside! Today we’ve got a nice roundup of fair weather Nendoroid photographs, of course many of them featuring everyone’s favorite Nendo Miku Hatsune! It’s hard to resist her charm, and while many more detailed Nendoroids have come after her she really remains the most photogenic. Of course, it’s not all Miku! We’ve got some maids like Mugi and Popura, the very cute Miu touring the town, Iori gazing at some lovely architecture, Luka in fancy garb, and tons more! So check them all out in the gallery. [via Figure/GK 1, 2]

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  • The week after Wonder Festival we really don’t see that many releases from companies. In fact, they’re usually so busy moving stuff back and resting up that this week would be a “dead week” with only a few figures going up for order. Well, we’re not exactly bursting at the seams with them, but we do have enough for a roundup! And some very nice ones at that, including (finally) another one of Alter’s Witches, Meat from Good Smile Company, and a really big bunny girl. So hit the jump to check them all out!

    PVC Pre-Order Roundup: 7/29~8/2

    The week after Wonder Festival we really don’t see that many releases from companies. In fact, they’re usually so busy moving stuff back and resting up that this week would be a “dead week” with only a few figures going up for order. Well, we’re not exactly bursting at the seams with them, but we do have enough for a roundup! And some very nice ones at that, including (finally) another one of Alter’s Witches, Meat from Good Smile Company, and a really big bunny girl. So hit the jump to check them all out!

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  • Wave has been making more and more Beach Queens and getting farther and farther away from their 1/8 scale figures, but it seems like they’re making a bit of a return. They’ve brought back their “Dream Tech” line with Kureha Touka from Shining Wind, and for once not in a bikini or her battle outfit! I’m thrilled to finally see a schoolgirl Shining figure: I think they have really great academy-style uniforms and I’ve always wanted figures of them. Given that Kureha is also one of my favorite Tony Taka girls (high enough on the list that I own a DD of her!), I’m pretty thrilled. She’ll retail for ¥7,800 with a February release. Let’s just hope this isn’t the last Shining Wind girl they do! [via Wave]

    Wave Offers Up A Surprise Schoolgirl Kureha

    Wave has been making more and more Beach Queens and getting farther and farther away from their 1/8 scale figures, but it seems like they’re making a bit of a return. They’ve brought back their “Dream Tech” line with Kureha Touka from Shining Wind, and for once not in a bikini or her battle outfit! I’m thrilled to finally see a schoolgirl Shining figure: I think they have really great academy-style uniforms and I’ve always wanted figures of them. Given that Kureha is also one of my favorite Tony Taka girls (high enough on the list that I own a DD of her!), I’m pretty thrilled. She’ll retail for ¥7,800 with a February release. Let’s just hope this isn’t the last Shining Wind girl they do! [via Wave]

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  • Ah, May. The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, the figure boxes are coming in non-stop. I’ll admit that I haven’t been totally thrilled with the loot from some of the past few months and found it rather heavy on Nendoroids and figmas. May definitely changed my tune with a whopping 18 scaled figures, as well as of course some poseable goodies and four (very) large doll arrivals. Hit the jump to check it out!

    Plastikitty Loot: May 2012

    Ah, May. The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, the figure boxes are coming in non-stop. I’ll admit that I haven’t been totally thrilled with the loot from some of the past few months and found it rather heavy on Nendoroids and figmas. May definitely changed my tune with a whopping 18 scaled figures, as well as of course some poseable goodies and four (very) large doll arrivals. Hit the jump to check it out!

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  • Welcome to this week’s pre-order roundup! Last week was Golden Week, and it was so barren that there weren’t enough figures to scrape together for a roundup. To make up for it this week is a doozy, packed to the brim with pretty ladies. There’s some game-related beauties, a few long-awaited releases, several (themed!) re-releases, our usual dose of Nendoroids and figmas, and a figure so bad it looks like it time-traveled from 2004. So hit the jump to check them out!

    PVC Pre-Order Roundup: 5/6~5/10

    Welcome to this week’s pre-order roundup! Last week was Golden Week, and it was so barren that there weren’t enough figures to scrape together for a roundup. To make up for it this week is a doozy, packed to the brim with pretty ladies. There’s some game-related beauties, a few long-awaited releases, several (themed!) re-releases, our usual dose of Nendoroids and figmas, and a figure so bad it looks like it time-traveled from 2004. So hit the jump to check them out!

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