Shining Heart Archive

  • None of Kotobukiya’s teasers (which there were MANY of) even hinted at a new Tony Taka girl, whch I found mildly perplexing. I mean, half their figures are from him. Haha not really, but back in like 2008 that was totally true. And they still put out a ton of Shining World girls! So where were they?! I’m a Tony addict, I need my fix. Well never fear, we’ve got four! Kind of. One new sculpt, of Aerie who is SO CUTE, and three… uh, outlines. Well, the new Maxima/Sakuya is visible art (and holy crap that outfit love ittt), while Kilmaria Aideen from Shining Ark and Roselinde from Shining Blade are just silhouettes. Yayy armored girls! [via AmiAmi’s Facebook]

    Summer Wonder Festival 2013: Kotobukiya’s Tony Taka Lineup

    None of Kotobukiya’s teasers (which there were MANY of) even hinted at a new Tony Taka girl, whch I found mildly perplexing. I mean, half their figures are from him. Haha not really, but back in like 2008 that was totally true. And they still put out a ton of Shining World girls! So where were they?! I’m a Tony addict, I need my fix. Well never fear, we’ve got four! Kind of. One new sculpt, of Aerie who is SO CUTE, and three… uh, outlines. Well, the new Maxima/Sakuya is visible art (and holy crap that outfit love ittt), while Kilmaria Aideen from Shining Ark and Roselinde from Shining Blade are just silhouettes. Yayy armored girls! [via AmiAmi’s Facebook]

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  • Whoo, scans. Pardon my lack of enthusiasm, but the week leading up to Wonder Festival always has me dreading scans. It means extra features (garage kit roundup and wishlist) on top of, well, the event coverage and we have three reviews to work on this week! So when I remembered scans were tonight I nearly cried. For real, ask Stephen. So, let’s just dive right in. Wow, such figures! So PVC! Wowwwww! Maybe I’ll just do every post in Shibe…

    Magazine Scans July 2013

    Whoo, scans. Pardon my lack of enthusiasm, but the week leading up to Wonder Festival always has me dreading scans. It means extra features (garage kit roundup and wishlist) on top of, well, the event coverage and we have three reviews to work on this week! So when I remembered scans were tonight I nearly cried. For real, ask Stephen. So, let’s just dive right in. Wow, such figures! So PVC! Wowwwww! Maybe I’ll just do every post in Shibe…

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  • Yamato doesn’t usually have a lot of new stuff at Wonder Festival, but they definitely bring awesome figures every year! Winter 2012 was no exception, with the biggest announcement obviously being that they are making a gloriously sexy Kneesocks. Hnnng! Of course that’s not all: they have the Shunya Yamashita designed Nen-Nen who is sculpted by Reflect, their Maxima who we saw in magazine scans, and finally a figure based on an illustration by Masamune Shirow. [via earlbox & moeyo]

    Winter Wonder Festival 2012: Yamato

    Yamato doesn’t usually have a lot of new stuff at Wonder Festival, but they definitely bring awesome figures every year! Winter 2012 was no exception, with the biggest announcement obviously being that they are making a gloriously sexy Kneesocks. Hnnng! Of course that’s not all: they have the Shunya Yamashita designed Nen-Nen who is sculpted by Reflect, their Maxima who we saw in magazine scans, and finally a figure based on an illustration by Masamune Shirow. [via earlbox & moeyo]

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