Taito Archive

  • Prize figures have always been appealing: you get a cheap version of a popular character, often in an outfit that we’d never see in scales. Plus, the quality gets better and better on them every year. With rising scaled figure prices and a worsening exchange rate, prize figures are looking better than ever, so it’s a good thing the upcoming lineup of them seems amazing! We have all the regulars out and about: Evangelion, Kantai Collection, Sword Art Online, Fate/Grand Order, Bakemonogatari, Miku, Lupin, and many many more. The noodle topper ones really seem to be taking the prize world by storm: I have a few and can vouch for how amazingly fun they are to display all sorts of odd ways. Any of them catch your eye? [via Dengeki]

    Check Out The Figures At The 49th Prize Fair

    Prize figures have always been appealing: you get a cheap version of a popular character, often in an outfit that we’d never see in scales. Plus, the quality gets better and better on them every year. With rising scaled figure prices and a worsening exchange rate, prize figures are looking better than ever, so it’s a good thing the upcoming lineup of them seems amazing! We have all the regulars out and about: Evangelion, Kantai Collection, Sword Art Online, Fate/Grand Order, Bakemonogatari, Miku, Lupin, and many many more. The noodle topper ones really seem to be taking the prize world by storm: I have a few and can vouch for how amazingly fun they are to display all sorts of odd ways. Any of them catch your eye? [via Dengeki]

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  • We are about a week away from the two big winter events, Toy Fair & Winter Wonder Festival. But before then, a little taste of that event-reveal excitement! Yes, it’s time for ~yet another prize fair.~ I do love prize figures, but I had to cut myself off because man do those boxes add up into a wall really quickly. This time around, we have of course all the usuals: Dragon Ball Z (I need that Piccolo), Fate/Stay Night, IDOLM@STER, Sword Art Online, Bakemonogatari, Evangelion, Disney, Kantai Collection, et cetera. Everything from cute to creepy (can we stop with the big-head Disney Princesses now?). There are some newcomers on the scene too, like Touhou Project and BLAME! The star for me is that Anzu Futaba in the header: that sculpt does NOT look like a prize figure! [via Dengeki]

    Check Out The Cuties From The 47th Prize Fair

    We are about a week away from the two big winter events, Toy Fair & Winter Wonder Festival. But before then, a little taste of that event-reveal excitement! Yes, it’s time for ~yet another prize fair.~ I do love prize figures, but I had to cut myself off because man do those boxes add up into a wall really quickly. This time around, we have of course all the usuals: Dragon Ball Z (I need that Piccolo), Fate/Stay Night, IDOLM@STER, Sword Art Online, Bakemonogatari, Evangelion, Disney, Kantai Collection, et cetera. Everything from cute to creepy (can we stop with the big-head Disney Princesses now?). There are some newcomers on the scene too, like Touhou Project and BLAME! The star for me is that Anzu Futaba in the header: that sculpt does NOT look like a prize figure! [via Dengeki]

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  • It’s almost fall, and you know what that means–new season, new Prize Fair. They’re on the 45th already, if you can believe it! And like always, the big 4 (FuRyu, Taito, SEGA, & Banpresto) had all the upcoming prize figures out on display. I always try to swear off prize figures, but like clockwork there are one or two that draw me back in. This time, funnily enough, it’s a collab I’ve basically ignored because I’m interested: the Madogatari figures. That Kiss-Shot in Homura garb, hnnng! There’s lots of other great stuff, and of course all the regulars (Evangelion, Miku, KanColle, Disney, Dragon Ball Z) were out in force. Check them all out in the gallery below! [via Dengeki]

    All The Goodies At The 45th Prize Fair

    It’s almost fall, and you know what that means–new season, new Prize Fair. They’re on the 45th already, if you can believe it! And like always, the big 4 (FuRyu, Taito, SEGA, & Banpresto) had all the upcoming prize figures out on display. I always try to swear off prize figures, but like clockwork there are one or two that draw me back in. This time, funnily enough, it’s a collab I’ve basically ignored because I’m interested: the Madogatari figures. That Kiss-Shot in Homura garb, hnnng! There’s lots of other great stuff, and of course all the regulars (Evangelion, Miku, KanColle, Disney, Dragon Ball Z) were out in force. Check them all out in the gallery below! [via Dengeki]

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  • You  know what they say: new season, new prize fair! Okay, so only I say that, but it’s basically true. Prize Fairs are a never-ending event that seem to strike when the weather changes. I know it’s technically been spring for months, but here in NY it’s been incredibly chilly until just this week. Finally, warm weather! And new figures! We have quite a few awesome things here, and some less than awesome ones as well–like the incredibly creepy Disney Princess line that will haunt my dreams. But along with the nightmares are cool releases like a bunch of Dragonball Z goodies including, at long last, Mr. Satan! We’ve also got Macross, Evangelion, Miku Hatsune, Fate/Grand Order, Kantai Collection, and a whole lot more… like my persona favorite, the Okami noodle toppers. Check them all out below! [via Dengeki]

    Check Out The Goodies From The 44th Prize Fair

    You  know what they say: new season, new prize fair! Okay, so only I say that, but it’s basically true. Prize Fairs are a never-ending event that seem to strike when the weather changes. I know it’s technically been spring for months, but here in NY it’s been incredibly chilly until just this week. Finally, warm weather! And new figures! We have quite a few awesome things here, and some less than awesome ones as well–like the incredibly creepy Disney Princess line that will haunt my dreams. But along with the nightmares are cool releases like a bunch of Dragonball Z goodies including, at long last, Mr. Satan! We’ve also got Macross, Evangelion, Miku Hatsune, Fate/Grand Order, Kantai Collection, and a whole lot more… like my persona favorite, the Okami noodle toppers. Check them all out below! [via Dengeki]

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  • How many prize fairs are there even in a year? 4? 6? One every damn month? Sometimes it seems like that. I keep trying to swear off prize figures: they’re great quality for the price, but I already have so many expensive scaled figures and I am quickly running out of storage room. Or rather, I ran out a long time ago and just come up with more and more creative solutions. Yet somehow I keep coming back to prize figures. I can’t resist them! This batch seems particularly good. We have more of the Madoka x Bakemonogatari line, new Kantai Collection girls, more Evangelion (of course), a strange lack of Miku Hatsune, and more. Check them all out in the gallery! [UPDATE] Added Eikoh’s Puzzle & Dragons girls! [via Hobbylog & Dengeki]

    The 43rd Prize Fair

    How many prize fairs are there even in a year? 4? 6? One every damn month? Sometimes it seems like that. I keep trying to swear off prize figures: they’re great quality for the price, but I already have so many expensive scaled figures and I am quickly running out of storage room. Or rather, I ran out a long time ago and just come up with more and more creative solutions. Yet somehow I keep coming back to prize figures. I can’t resist them! This batch seems particularly good. We have more of the Madoka x Bakemonogatari line, new Kantai Collection girls, more Evangelion (of course), a strange lack of Miku Hatsune, and more. Check them all out in the gallery! [UPDATE] Added Eikoh’s Puzzle & Dragons girls! [via Hobbylog & Dengeki]

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  • Man, we sure do get a lot of prize fairs. We’re already on the 42nd! This seasonal event gives us a look at all the upcoming prize figures that we’ll be seeing go up for order in the next few weeks. And, you know, the impossible to get ones like Ichiban Kuji that you have to hunt down and sell your soul for. The lineup here was pretty much the same as what we’ve been seeing recently. Classics like Evangelion, Dragonball Z, Fate/Stay Night and Vocaloid combined with newer phenomenon like IDOLM@STER, the Monogatari series, Attack on Titan, and Kantai Collection. There were some surprises, like the amazing Madoka & Homura set. Oh, and for once, no Miku–but a Rin & Len! Check ’em all out in the gallery. [via Hobby Maniax, & Hobbylog]

    Check Out The Figures From the 42nd Prize Fair

    Man, we sure do get a lot of prize fairs. We’re already on the 42nd! This seasonal event gives us a look at all the upcoming prize figures that we’ll be seeing go up for order in the next few weeks. And, you know, the impossible to get ones like Ichiban Kuji that you have to hunt down and sell your soul for. The lineup here was pretty much the same as what we’ve been seeing recently. Classics like Evangelion, Dragonball Z, Fate/Stay Night and Vocaloid combined with newer phenomenon like IDOLM@STER, the Monogatari series, Attack on Titan, and Kantai Collection. There were some surprises, like the amazing Madoka & Homura set. Oh, and for once, no Miku–but a Rin & Len! Check ’em all out in the gallery. [via Hobby Maniax, & Hobbylog]

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  • It’s that time of year again–time for another Prize Fair! These seasonal events show us all the upcoming goodies from the world of prize figures, and this time it was absolutely packed with amazing sculpts. I mean, everyone is pulling out the stops it seems! So what was there? More like what wasn’t there. We have Puzzle & Dragons, Evangelion, Kantai Collection, Fate/Stay Night, IDOLM@STER, Bakemonogatari, Persona 4, Sonico & Pochaco, Attack On Titan, Cardcaptor Sakura, Sailor Moon…. to name but a few. Check them all out in the gallery! [via Dengeki & moeyo]

    Check Out The Goodies From The 40th Prize Fair

    It’s that time of year again–time for another Prize Fair! These seasonal events show us all the upcoming goodies from the world of prize figures, and this time it was absolutely packed with amazing sculpts. I mean, everyone is pulling out the stops it seems! So what was there? More like what wasn’t there. We have Puzzle & Dragons, Evangelion, Kantai Collection, Fate/Stay Night, IDOLM@STER, Bakemonogatari, Persona 4, Sonico & Pochaco, Attack On Titan, Cardcaptor Sakura, Sailor Moon…. to name but a few. Check them all out in the gallery! [via Dengeki & moeyo]

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  • It’s time for yet another prize fair! How often do they even have these things? Almost too often, if you ask me, but then again there are a lot of prize figures out there and it’s not like they take a long time in development. This event was jam-packed with all the prize fair usuals: Evangelion, One Piece, Madoka Magica, Kantai Collection. But we also got a huge nostalgia-bomb! A good third of the figures shown off were from much older shows. We’ve got Dragon Ball Z, Sailor Moon, Cardcaptor… even some Magic Knight Rayearth figures from Break, which was a big surprise! I love that all these older licenses are opening up, though perhaps my wallet isn’t so thrilled. [via Dengeki]

    Check Out The Figures From The 39th Prize Fair

    It’s time for yet another prize fair! How often do they even have these things? Almost too often, if you ask me, but then again there are a lot of prize figures out there and it’s not like they take a long time in development. This event was jam-packed with all the prize fair usuals: Evangelion, One Piece, Madoka Magica, Kantai Collection. But we also got a huge nostalgia-bomb! A good third of the figures shown off were from much older shows. We’ve got Dragon Ball Z, Sailor Moon, Cardcaptor… even some Magic Knight Rayearth figures from Break, which was a big surprise! I love that all these older licenses are opening up, though perhaps my wallet isn’t so thrilled. [via Dengeki]

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  • Prize Fairs are always so exciting. I probably should put my love of prize figures behind me, but they always reel me back in with new goodies! I mean, look at that header. Chock-full of stuff I absolutely have to own. We’ve got another Sakura Kinomoto from Cardcaptor, Evangelion Q figures, Sailor Pluto & Chibi Moon, tons of Kantai Collection prizes… and that’s only scratching the surface! In the gallery you’ll find Puzzle & Dragon, IDOLM@STER, Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru, Knights of Sidonia (not the song, though boy is that confusing), Sword Art Online, Girlfriend, Amagi Brilliant Park, Attack on Titan… and more, of course! Check them out below. [via Hobby Maniax & Dengeki]

    The 38th Prize Fair Brings Us Sailor Moon, Cardcaptor, Evangelion & More!

    Prize Fairs are always so exciting. I probably should put my love of prize figures behind me, but they always reel me back in with new goodies! I mean, look at that header. Chock-full of stuff I absolutely have to own. We’ve got another Sakura Kinomoto from Cardcaptor, Evangelion Q figures, Sailor Pluto & Chibi Moon, tons of Kantai Collection prizes… and that’s only scratching the surface! In the gallery you’ll find Puzzle & Dragon, IDOLM@STER, Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru, Knights of Sidonia (not the song, though boy is that confusing), Sword Art Online, Girlfriend, Amagi Brilliant Park, Attack on Titan… and more, of course! Check them out below. [via Hobby Maniax & Dengeki]

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  • Ahh, it’s that time of the, uh, season again. Since Prize Fairs just kind of happen all the time. The big trend this time around seems to be Sword Art Online II, which is really not surprising. We’ve even, finally, got some prizes of Kirito! Who seems to be a girl now. Don’t ask me, I just write this stuff up. And while the hottest current title, KanColle, didn’t have any physical prizes Taito is planning a ton: Wo-Class, Raijun Chi-kyuu, Senkan Ta-kyuu and Juujun Ri-kyuu. THREE of these boat girls have not been picked up by any other companies, giving them first dibs on the designs. Then we have the usual: Evangelion, Love Live! School Idol, Attack on Titan, OreImo, and an expected Black Butler figure since that seems to be hot again. Heck, there’s even boys from Tokyo Ghoul! Check all that and more out in the gallery below. [via Dengeki Hobby, 2chan]

    The 37th Prize Fair Has Something For Everyone

    Ahh, it’s that time of the, uh, season again. Since Prize Fairs just kind of happen all the time. The big trend this time around seems to be Sword Art Online II, which is really not surprising. We’ve even, finally, got some prizes of Kirito! Who seems to be a girl now. Don’t ask me, I just write this stuff up. And while the hottest current title, KanColle, didn’t have any physical prizes Taito is planning a ton: Wo-Class, Raijun Chi-kyuu, Senkan Ta-kyuu and Juujun Ri-kyuu. THREE of these boat girls have not been picked up by any other companies, giving them first dibs on the designs. Then we have the usual: Evangelion, Love Live! School Idol, Attack on Titan, OreImo, and an expected Black Butler figure since that seems to be hot again. Heck, there’s even boys from Tokyo Ghoul! Check all that and more out in the gallery below. [via Dengeki Hobby, 2chan]

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