Umi Sonada Archive

  • Ah, MegaHobby Expo. It’s like Wonder Festival’s little brother! While it’s smaller, it’s still full of exciting announcements! Well, a few announcements. Alter brought all their newest goodies out in full force. While there’s not much new (just the announcement of Rei Sakuma and Ritsu Sakuma from Ensemble Stars), there are lots of painted beauties. Like their bunny Sora, or the Charlotte & Laura cat pajama figures which I am IN LOVE WITH. Their Love Live! Umi is also painted, and so so pretty, along with Leonardo Watch from the Altair line. We also have some sculpts! Purple Heart is here (and while I love her design, not a single one of her many figures has done it for me), along with some of the Alpha x Omega girls: Karen Houjou and Nao Kamiya. There’s also Asuka Sugou from Shin Seiki GPX Cyber Formula which is kind of a surprise. [via AmiAmi’s Twitter]

    MegaHobby Expo Spring 2016: Alter

    Ah, MegaHobby Expo. It’s like Wonder Festival’s little brother! While it’s smaller, it’s still full of exciting announcements! Well, a few announcements. Alter brought all their newest goodies out in full force. While there’s not much new (just the announcement of Rei Sakuma and Ritsu Sakuma from Ensemble Stars), there are lots of painted beauties. Like their bunny Sora, or the Charlotte & Laura cat pajama figures which I am IN LOVE WITH. Their Love Live! Umi is also painted, and so so pretty, along with Leonardo Watch from the Altair line. We also have some sculpts! Purple Heart is here (and while I love her design, not a single one of her many figures has done it for me), along with some of the Alpha x Omega girls: Karen Houjou and Nao Kamiya. There’s also Asuka Sugou from Shin Seiki GPX Cyber Formula which is kind of a surprise. [via AmiAmi’s Twitter]

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  • Kotobukiya stuffed us full of so many teasers very few of the figures in this post are going to come as a surprise. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t awesome! Especially Dark Angel Olivia, uhnf. We’ve also got Colette Brunel, Shiki Ryougi, Sumika Kagami, the bunny version of Kasumi Yashiro and Tomo Asama. We’ve shown you the rest already: their ArtFX J line, the Tony Taka reveals, and the Bakemonogatari girls. Of course we have some announcements! It seems they have (at least for the moment) stopped their Angelic Island line and are moving on to the hot new idol property, Love Live! School Idol Project. They’ll be doing swimsuit figures of Umi Sonada, Kotori Minami and Honoka Kousaka who are all pretty cute. Now… for the big announcement: ArtFX J Attack on Titan! Yes, that means BOYS BOYS BOYS YEAAH. Eren Jaegar and Levi, to be more specific. That should help balance out all the Mikasa merch! [via AmiAmi’s Facebook]

    Summer Wonder Festival 2013: Kotobukiya

    Kotobukiya stuffed us full of so many teasers very few of the figures in this post are going to come as a surprise. But that doesn’t mean they aren’t awesome! Especially Dark Angel Olivia, uhnf. We’ve also got Colette Brunel, Shiki Ryougi, Sumika Kagami, the bunny version of Kasumi Yashiro and Tomo Asama. We’ve shown you the rest already: their ArtFX J line, the Tony Taka reveals, and the Bakemonogatari girls. Of course we have some announcements! It seems they have (at least for the moment) stopped their Angelic Island line and are moving on to the hot new idol property, Love Live! School Idol Project. They’ll be doing swimsuit figures of Umi Sonada, Kotori Minami and Honoka Kousaka who are all pretty cute. Now… for the big announcement: ArtFX J Attack on Titan! Yes, that means BOYS BOYS BOYS YEAAH. Eren Jaegar and Levi, to be more specific. That should help balance out all the Mikasa merch! [via AmiAmi’s Facebook]

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  • Love Live! School Idol Project is like the awkwardly named younger sibling of IDOLM@STER: cute young girls in implausibly perfect stage outfits prance around and sing while vying for attention. It hasn’t gotten nearly as much attention as IDOLM@S: in fact basically we’ve had one figure so far, a single announcement from GSC that they have yet to follow up on. Oh, and Beach Queens… but do those even count anymore? Every property gets them. But fear not, people with lots of money and shading skills! Volks is taking on Nozomi Toujou, Rin Hoshizora, and Umi Sonada in the CharaGumin line. The outfits they’ve chosen are cute but I don’t have my hopes up since, well, I can’t paint. [via Hobbylog]

    Hobby Round 9: Love Live! School Idol Project CharaGumin

    Love Live! School Idol Project is like the awkwardly named younger sibling of IDOLM@STER: cute young girls in implausibly perfect stage outfits prance around and sing while vying for attention. It hasn’t gotten nearly as much attention as IDOLM@S: in fact basically we’ve had one figure so far, a single announcement from GSC that they have yet to follow up on. Oh, and Beach Queens… but do those even count anymore? Every property gets them. But fear not, people with lots of money and shading skills! Volks is taking on Nozomi Toujou, Rin Hoshizora, and Umi Sonada in the CharaGumin line. The outfits they’ve chosen are cute but I don’t have my hopes up since, well, I can’t paint. [via Hobbylog]

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