Sousuke Yamazaki Archive

  • Alter has always been my favorite figure manufacturer, and while there have been times my heart was swayed by others (Max Factory! AlphaMax! Orchid Seed!), I come back to them time and time again because of their consistent quality and unique sculpts. And once again they brought it in force to MegaHobby with a variety of gorgeous sculpts, painted figures, and new announcements. Of course there were a few from their IDOLM@STER line: their Rin Shibuya (who looks basically identical to the GSC one, let’s be honest) is painted, and they brought out the sculpt for their perfect winged Ranko who I love with all my heart. And the boys were out in force! Rei and Ritsu Sakuma from Ensemble Stars!, Cecil Aijima from Uta no☆Prince-sama♪, Haruka Nanase and Tachibana Mako from Free!, and an announcement for 3 new Free! boys: Sousuke Yamazaki, Nagisa Hazuki, and Rei Ryuugazaki. Plus the brand-new Dio Eraclea from Last Exile. They also had a beautiful 1/6 scale figure of Takao, the cheesy but appealing Santa Saber Alter, Ikumi Mito finally sculpted, Lala Deviluke in a maid outfit, Plachta from the Atelier games, and two new announcements: Hikari Karibuchi from Brave Witches and Okoi from Oboro Muramasa! [via Kuriserver]

    MegaHobby Expo Fall 2016: Alter

    Alter has always been my favorite figure manufacturer, and while there have been times my heart was swayed by others (Max Factory! AlphaMax! Orchid Seed!), I come back to them time and time again because of their consistent quality and unique sculpts. And once again they brought it in force to MegaHobby with a variety of gorgeous sculpts, painted figures, and new announcements. Of course there were a few from their IDOLM@STER line: their Rin Shibuya (who looks basically identical to the GSC one, let’s be honest) is painted, and they brought out the sculpt for their perfect winged Ranko who I love with all my heart. And the boys were out in force! Rei and Ritsu Sakuma from Ensemble Stars!, Cecil Aijima from Uta no☆Prince-sama♪, Haruka Nanase and Tachibana Mako from Free!, and an announcement for 3 new Free! boys: Sousuke Yamazaki, Nagisa Hazuki, and Rei Ryuugazaki. Plus the brand-new Dio Eraclea from Last Exile. They also had a beautiful 1/6 scale figure of Takao, the cheesy but appealing Santa Saber Alter, Ikumi Mito finally sculpted, Lala Deviluke in a maid outfit, Plachta from the Atelier games, and two new announcements: Hikari Karibuchi from Brave Witches and Okoi from Oboro Muramasa! [via Kuriserver]

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  • Animate Girls Festival seems like it’d be an event dedicated to female figures (so, you know, basically every other event). But no, it’s an event… for girls! Who like dude figures. So today we’re bringing you some manly (and less manly) men. Including, most importantly, our header figure: based Alter finally made a dynamic guy! Thank you, figure Jesus, for this figure of Durarara’s Izaya Orihara. The rest of it was basically all the Touken Ranbu. Max Factory/Orange Rouge’s Mikazuki Munechika and Tsurumaru Kuninaga are painted, and we have the sculpt for Kotobukiya’s Hotarumaru is sculpted (and SO adorable). There was a lot of Nendo stuff going on: the announcements for Hotarumaru and Doutanuki Masakuni were out, Ichigo Hitofuri is painted, and Yagen Toushirou is sculpted. Aniplex’s amazing Ciel, Toy’s Works’ Sousuke Yamazaki from Free!, and Nendoroid Clear all showed up too. [via whitenoize & Orange Rouge]

    Animate Girls Festival 2015

    Animate Girls Festival seems like it’d be an event dedicated to female figures (so, you know, basically every other event). But no, it’s an event… for girls! Who like dude figures. So today we’re bringing you some manly (and less manly) men. Including, most importantly, our header figure: based Alter finally made a dynamic guy! Thank you, figure Jesus, for this figure of Durarara’s Izaya Orihara. The rest of it was basically all the Touken Ranbu. Max Factory/Orange Rouge’s Mikazuki Munechika and Tsurumaru Kuninaga are painted, and we have the sculpt for Kotobukiya’s Hotarumaru is sculpted (and SO adorable). There was a lot of Nendo stuff going on: the announcements for Hotarumaru and Doutanuki Masakuni were out, Ichigo Hitofuri is painted, and Yagen Toushirou is sculpted. Aniplex’s amazing Ciel, Toy’s Works’ Sousuke Yamazaki from Free!, and Nendoroid Clear all showed up too. [via whitenoize & Orange Rouge]

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  • Chara-Ani/Toy’s Works used to make a lot of passable but not fantastic figures, and popped them out pretty rapidly. It seems that they are finally changing their approach, as we can see in the relatively small offerings they had out for Wonder Festival: they are at least going to try to go for quality over quantity. There was, of course, Oyari Ashito’s angel girl on display, along with baker Sonico and Mikoto Kiba from Triage X. The most surprising thing is that they’ll be doing Free! figures of Sousuke Yamazaki and Rin Matsuoka! It also seems like that cute Rias is going to be Chara-Ani, not Embrace Japan. [via moeyo]

    Summer WonFest 2015: Chara-Ani & Toy’s Works

    Chara-Ani/Toy’s Works used to make a lot of passable but not fantastic figures, and popped them out pretty rapidly. It seems that they are finally changing their approach, as we can see in the relatively small offerings they had out for Wonder Festival: they are at least going to try to go for quality over quantity. There was, of course, Oyari Ashito’s angel girl on display, along with baker Sonico and Mikoto Kiba from Triage X. The most surprising thing is that they’ll be doing Free! figures of Sousuke Yamazaki and Rin Matsuoka! It also seems like that cute Rias is going to be Chara-Ani, not Embrace Japan. [via moeyo]

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