Persona Archive

  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=83110" rel="attachment wp-att-83110"></a></p> <p>After the years upon years we waited for <em>Persona 5</em>, it’s only fair that we get an absolute metric ton of merchandise from it. I mean, I think at this point we have more <em>P5</em> figures than <em>P4.</em>.. which is really saying something. I mean, the game just came out this year! In the US, at least. Waiting for translations is so annoying.</p> <p>Of course Max Factory was one of the first companies to jump on the P5 hype train. After all, based god MF is the one who gave us a <em>P3</em> figma. So far we only have Joker in the lineup, but he comes with a little Morgana so it’s kind of like two for the price of one! I’m considering putting Morgana on my alarm clock to give me even less of a reason to wake up. I mean, just imagine it: you roll over in the morning to hit your alarm and are faced with the “it’s time for bed” cat. What’s one more hit of the snooze, right?</p>

    NYCC 2017: Max Factory’s Persona 5 Joker figma Gallery

    After the years upon years we waited for Persona 5, it’s only fair that we get an absolute metric ton of merchandise from it. I mean, I think at this point we have more P5 figures than P4... which is really saying something. I mean, the game just came out this year! In the US, at least. Waiting for translations is so annoying.

    Of course Max Factory was one of the first companies to jump on the P5 hype train. After all, based god MF is the one who gave us a P3 figma. So far we only have Joker in the lineup, but he comes with a little Morgana so it’s kind of like two for the price of one! I’m considering putting Morgana on my alarm clock to give me even less of a reason to wake up. I mean, just imagine it: you roll over in the morning to hit your alarm and are faced with the “it’s time for bed” cat. What’s one more hit of the snooze, right?

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=82856" rel="attachment wp-att-82856"></a></p> <p>While Kotobukiya tends to focus on more US-friendly comic/game/movie toys at comic conventions stateside, they never fully forget their anime & manga fans! This year they had quite a few beautiful sculpts, including the American debut of the gorgeous sculpt for Jabami Yumeko from <em>Kakegurui</em>. Just look at that hair!</p> <p>Also on display were the Fullmetal Alchemist boys, Joker from <em>Persona 5</em> (who was just released and is in the mail on his way to me~), Victor from Yuri on <em>Ice,</em> and the new beach Lancer (who is definitely not Caster, totally different characters in the logic of Fate/world).</p>

    NYCC 2017: Kotobukiya’s Anime Figures

    While Kotobukiya tends to focus on more US-friendly comic/game/movie toys at comic conventions stateside, they never fully forget their anime & manga fans! This year they had quite a few beautiful sculpts, including the American debut of the gorgeous sculpt for Jabami Yumeko from Kakegurui. Just look at that hair!

    Also on display were the Fullmetal Alchemist boys, Joker from Persona 5 (who was just released and is in the mail on his way to me~), Victor from Yuri on Ice, and the new beach Lancer (who is definitely not Caster, totally different characters in the logic of Fate/world).

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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/game-toys/summer-wonfest-2017-phat-company/attachment/phatheader-4" rel="attachment wp-att-82159"></a></p> <p>While Phat! Company seems to be toning down on their IDOLM@STER line (my all-time fave from them), they still had quite a few nice figures out & about at Wonder Festival. Like our header girl, the Parform Mercedes, or their new <em>No Game No Life</em> figure. Or, of course, the new <em>Fate/Grand Order</em> figures.</p> <p>They also had a few exciting new announcements! Aqua & Megumin from <em>Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o! 2</em>, Stephanie Dola from <em>No Game No Life</em>, and… the protagonist from <em>Persona 5</em> in his school outfit!</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/Phat_official" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/Phat_official', 'Phat’s twitter']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Phat’s twitter</a>]</p>

    Summer WonFest 2017: Phat! Company

    While Phat! Company seems to be toning down on their IDOLM@STER line (my all-time fave from them), they still had quite a few nice figures out & about at Wonder Festival. Like our header girl, the Parform Mercedes, or their new No Game No Life figure. Or, of course, the new Fate/Grand Order figures.

    They also had a few exciting new announcements! Aqua & Megumin from Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o! 2, Stephanie Dola from No Game No Life, and… the protagonist from Persona 5 in his school outfit!

    [via Phat’s twitter]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2017-amakuni/attachment/amakuniheader-9" rel="attachment wp-att-81965"></a></p> <p>Every time I see an Amakuni figure I love, I die a little inside because they are all exclusives. Their booth this year is truly suffering because I want almost all of it. Guys, my heart. I’m dying.</p> <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/winter-wonfest-2017-seven-heavenly-virtues" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Seven Heavenly Virtues</a> Michael is finally painted, and soooo pretty, as are quite a few of their KanColle girls. We also have a sculpt for Iowa which has some pretty impressively floating boobs. Cause she’s ‘Murican and we love plastic surgery? They also have two of their Persona 5 girls, Futaba and Makoto, sculpted. One is my waifu and one is my least favorite girl, can you guess which is which? We also got a nice, detailed look at their Racing Miku 2017 who… I actually like more than <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2017-gsc-co-x-miku-hatsune"" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">the GSC one</a>.</p> <p>There were also some crazy surprises, like Jaden from Yu-Gi-Oh GX (the hell) and Mai from King of Fighters! Amakuni has really been killing it lately.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/hj_shohin" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/hj_shohin', 'Hobby Japan']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Hobby Japan</a>]</p>

    Summer WonFest 2017: Amakuni

    Every time I see an Amakuni figure I love, I die a little inside because they are all exclusives. Their booth this year is truly suffering because I want almost all of it. Guys, my heart. I’m dying.

    Seven Heavenly Virtues Michael is finally painted, and soooo pretty, as are quite a few of their KanColle girls. We also have a sculpt for Iowa which has some pretty impressively floating boobs. Cause she’s ‘Murican and we love plastic surgery? They also have two of their Persona 5 girls, Futaba and Makoto, sculpted. One is my waifu and one is my least favorite girl, can you guess which is which? We also got a nice, detailed look at their Racing Miku 2017 who… I actually like more than the GSC one.

    There were also some crazy surprises, like Jaden from Yu-Gi-Oh GX (the hell) and Mai from King of Fighters! Amakuni has really been killing it lately.

    [via Hobby Japan]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2017-aquamarine/attachment/aquamarineheader-4" rel="attachment wp-att-81876"></a></p> <p>Are you ready, guys? Because Wonder Festival has begun! Actually, it’s about half an hour away, but companies love to make me miserable by tweeting out their own stuff before doors even open. Yayy.</p> <p>First up today is Aquamarine, who has a small but nicely curated collection of figures. I of course love the Caroline & Justine the most, so presh so mean. We’ve also got<em> IDOLM@STER, Girls und Panzer, Galko-chan, Sakura Wars</em>, an announcement from <em>Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka??</em>, and a surprise Tony Taka gal.</p> <p><strong>[UPDATE]</strong> with an absolutely STUNNING Gwendolyn, along with Asuna and a few other cuties.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/aquamarine_fig" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/aquamarine_fig', 'Aquamarine’s Twitter']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Aquamarine’s Twitter</a>]</p>

    Summer WonFest 2017: Aquamarine

    Are you ready, guys? Because Wonder Festival has begun! Actually, it’s about half an hour away, but companies love to make me miserable by tweeting out their own stuff before doors even open. Yayy.

    First up today is Aquamarine, who has a small but nicely curated collection of figures. I of course love the Caroline & Justine the most, so presh so mean. We’ve also got IDOLM@STER, Girls und Panzer, Galko-chan, Sakura Wars, an announcement from Gochuumon wa Usagi Desu ka??, and a surprise Tony Taka gal.

    [UPDATE] with an absolutely STUNNING Gwendolyn, along with Asuna and a few other cuties.

    [via Aquamarine’s Twitter]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/summer-wonfest-2017-garage-kit-roundup/attachment/gkheader-2" rel="attachment wp-att-81744"></a></p> <p>It’s that time again! Wonder Festival is only 2 days away, so we’re bringing you our annual roundup of some of the best garage kits that will be at the event. Because, as you probably know, Wonder Festival has way more gks than PVC figures but we can’t get our greedy little paws on them. Plus, if we did, we can’t paint. But, as always, if you can paint/will be at the event, all images are labeled with both the circle & character name.</p> <p>The tides seem to be changing this WonFest. There’s very little of our usual standards, like Miku Hatsune or KanColle, and the new darling Re;Zero seems to have already fallen off. Instead we have a TON of Fate girls (both Grand Order and Extella), quite a bit of Persona 5 merchandise, and some truly stunning original characters. And more Adventure Time! Check them all out after the jump.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/i_con0225/status/640516063138938880" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/i_con0225/status/640516063138938880', 'i_con']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">i_con</a>, <a href="http://blog.livedoor.jp/kazz999/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://blog.livedoor.jp/kazz999/', 'horikazz']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">horikazz</a>, <a href="http://creamode.main.jp/gallery/FUTABA/FUTABA.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://creamode.main.jp/gallery/FUTABA/FUTABA.html', 'crea mode']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">crea mode</a>, <a href="http://www.amie-g.jp/IVENTITEM/SATURN_N.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.amie-g.jp/IVENTITEM/SATURN_N.html', 'amie grand']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">amie grand</a>, <a href="http://akiba-weekend.sub.jp/archives/1059764961.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://akiba-weekend.sub.jp/archives/1059764961.html', 'Akiba Weekend']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Akiba Weekend</a>, <a href="http://www.moeyo.com/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.moeyo.com/', 'moeyo']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">moeyo</a>, <a href="http://vispo.cc/isyu.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://vispo.cc/isyu.html', 'vispo']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">vispo</a>, <a href="http://www.wondershowcase.com/wsc_archives/wsc088_new.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.wondershowcase.com/wsc_archives/wsc088_new.html', 'wonder showcase']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">wonder showcase</a>, <a href="https://myfigurecollection.net/item/190593" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://myfigurecollection.net/item/190593', 'mfc']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">mfc</a>]</p>

    Summer WonFest 2017: Garage Kit Roundup

    It’s that time again! Wonder Festival is only 2 days away, so we’re bringing you our annual roundup of some of the best garage kits that will be at the event. Because, as you probably know, Wonder Festival has way more gks than PVC figures but we can’t get our greedy little paws on them. Plus, if we did, we can’t paint. But, as always, if you can paint/will be at the event, all images are labeled with both the circle & character name.

    The tides seem to be changing this WonFest. There’s very little of our usual standards, like Miku Hatsune or KanColle, and the new darling Re;Zero seems to have already fallen off. Instead we have a TON of Fate girls (both Grand Order and Extella), quite a bit of Persona 5 merchandise, and some truly stunning original characters. And more Adventure Time! Check them all out after the jump.

    [via i_con, horikazz, crea mode, amie grand, Akiba Weekend, moeyo, vispo, wonder showcase, mfc]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/megahobby-expo-spring-2017-amakuni/attachment/amakuniheader-8" rel="attachment wp-att-81551"></a></p> <p>Amakuni: purveyor of expensive shit you probably can’t afford but really want. They’re continuing that trend today with another <em>Persona 5</em> announcement: Futaba Sakura! Sigh, my squid waifu in her Phantom Thief outfit is a thing of dreams. And a lot of $$</p> <p>Oh, they had other things as well! Like sculpts for Lilith Aensland, and Shinki Ixseal from <em>Choukou Shinki Ixseal</em>. Plus an announcement for Medusa Lancer from <em>Fate/Grand Order</em>, along with a few of their older sculpts.</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/amiamihobbynews" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/amiamihobbynews', 'AmiAmi’s Twitter']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">AmiAmi’s Twitter</a>]</p>

    MegaHobby Expo Spring 2017: Amakuni

    Amakuni: purveyor of expensive shit you probably can’t afford but really want. They’re continuing that trend today with another Persona 5 announcement: Futaba Sakura! Sigh, my squid waifu in her Phantom Thief outfit is a thing of dreams. And a lot of $$

    Oh, they had other things as well! Like sculpts for Lilith Aensland, and Shinki Ixseal from Choukou Shinki Ixseal. Plus an announcement for Medusa Lancer from Fate/Grand Order, along with a few of their older sculpts.

    [via AmiAmi’s Twitter]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=81494" rel="attachment wp-att-81494"></a></p> <p><em>Persona 5</em> is a hard game. I mean, the battles are a ton easier than previous entries in the series, but picking who you are going to romance? It’s brutal, guys. Just brutal. They’re all such good waifus. But I picked obviously best waifu Squid Girl because she’s basically me irl. Next playthrough I’m going to date everyone and see what happens on Valentine’s Day.</p> <p>We saw the sculpt for Futaba <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/winter-wonfest-2017-nsfw-good-smile-x-persona-5" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">at Wonder Festival</a>, but now she is painted and so cute! Look at how smol and precious. They also had an updated sculpt for Nendoroid Morgana at the booth, so you can constantly have a tiny cat telling you to go to bed. But seriously, it looks like he’s getting his all out attack pose. Will it come with a lil chair?!</p> <p>[via <a href="https://twitter.com/amiamihobbynews/status/854163519503179776" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/amiamihobbynews/status/854163519503179776', 'AmiAmi’s Twitter']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">AmiAmi’s Twitter</a> & <a href="https://twitter.com/gsc_kyojin/status/862986548953751553" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'https://twitter.com/gsc_kyojin/status/862986548953751553', 'gsc_kyojin']);" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">gsc_kyojin</a>]</p>

    Get The Best Persona Waifu With Phat’s Futaba Sakura

    Persona 5 is a hard game. I mean, the battles are a ton easier than previous entries in the series, but picking who you are going to romance? It’s brutal, guys. Just brutal. They’re all such good waifus. But I picked obviously best waifu Squid Girl because she’s basically me irl. Next playthrough I’m going to date everyone and see what happens on Valentine’s Day.

    We saw the sculpt for Futaba at Wonder Festival, but now she is painted and so cute! Look at how smol and precious. They also had an updated sculpt for Nendoroid Morgana at the booth, so you can constantly have a tiny cat telling you to go to bed. But seriously, it looks like he’s getting his all out attack pose. Will it come with a lil chair?!

    [via AmiAmi’s Twitter & gsc_kyojin]

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  • <p><a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/?attachment_id=81466" rel="attachment wp-att-81466"></a></p> <p>Have you been doing nothing but playing <em>Persona 5</em> for the past week? Me too thanks. I mean, seriously, I’m averaging 6 hours a day. It’s not a problem though, I swear! And now that I’m finally able to meet all the characters, I am in full hype mode for the various <em>P5</em> figures. Including, of course, our suave and stylish MC <a href="http://www.plastikitty.com/home/feast-your-eyes-upon-the-newest-persona-5-figures" target="_blank">from Kotobukiya</a>.</p> <p>Let’s all appreciate how beautiful this phantom thief is. Everything from the pose to the base that mirrors the game’s amazing UI is just perfection. Maybe I’m just riding the <em>P5</em> high but I can’t wait for this thief to steal my heart once he’s up for order.</p> <p>[via <a href="http://www.kk1up.jp/archives/m100386.html" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article', 'http://www.kk1up.jp/archives/m100386.html', '1UP']);" target="_blank">1UP</a>]</p>

    Take A Closer Look At Kotobukiya’s Persona 5 MC

    Have you been doing nothing but playing Persona 5 for the past week? Me too thanks. I mean, seriously, I’m averaging 6 hours a day. It’s not a problem though, I swear! And now that I’m finally able to meet all the characters, I am in full hype mode for the various P5 figures. Including, of course, our suave and stylish MC from Kotobukiya.

    Let’s all appreciate how beautiful this phantom thief is. Everything from the pose to the base that mirrors the game’s amazing UI is just perfection. Maybe I’m just riding the P5 high but I can’t wait for this thief to steal my heart once he’s up for order.

    [via 1UP]

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