Yumi Archive

  • Up until now, BEAT has been a company based on sex appeal (and the hopes that we will focus on boobs instead of faces). Of course they had a few ecchi figures at WonFest, like their new Soniko and an absolutely terrifying bunny girl, but they actually went for some real licenses as well! Of course their quality is… questionable, but this seems like a step in the right direction. Like everyone else, they had some KanColle figures (Naka and Sendai), along with a rather odd Saber Extra and Yumi & Yomi from Senran Kagura. I am seriously baffled by the Saber–what is she wearing?! [via moeyo]

    Winter Wonder Festival 2014: BEAT

    Up until now, BEAT has been a company based on sex appeal (and the hopes that we will focus on boobs instead of faces). Of course they had a few ecchi figures at WonFest, like their new Soniko and an absolutely terrifying bunny girl, but they actually went for some real licenses as well! Of course their quality is… questionable, but this seems like a step in the right direction. Like everyone else, they had some KanColle figures (Naka and Sendai), along with a rather odd Saber Extra and Yumi & Yomi from Senran Kagura. I am seriously baffled by the Saber–what is she wearing?! [via moeyo]

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  • Literally overnight, Toy’s Works & Chara-Ani (two companies that always work together, which is a tad confusing) somehow went from small manufacturers to kind of big players because they announced a MASSIVE amount of figures. Seriously, it’s staggering, so let’s dive right in. We’ll start with the old: their Asuna is painted and I have to say I’m impressed! There will also be a second Asuna, based on the art of her lying on the bed. They’re also doing a recolor of their Konomi Yuzuhara, and their next ToHeart 2 girl will be Tamaki in a rather compromizing position. Lastly, their Maken-Ki duo will be geting recolors (re-outfits?). Onto the new: they are doing the whole cast of Girls und Panzer in camo pajamas, we’re getting Kuroneko and Kirino in pretty adorable almost pjs, Akane Isshiki will be getting a totally cute toothbrushing-figure (what is it with Japan and girls brushing their teeth), they’re taking on Kunou (sculpted) and Koneko Toujou (art) from Highschool DxD, they’ll be doing Maou based on some pretty cute art and Chiho Sasaki to go with her, they have a figure of Kuroki Shirai sculpted, and out of nowhere there’s a lovely reading lady from the Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou line. Last but not least, they’re working on Senran Kagura (like every company under the sun). Asuka and Ikaruga are sculpted, and we have announcements for Katsuragi and Yumi. FINALLY, a Yumi! [via Akibahobby]

    Summer Wonder Festival 2013: Toy’s Works & Chara-Ani

    Literally overnight, Toy’s Works & Chara-Ani (two companies that always work together, which is a tad confusing) somehow went from small manufacturers to kind of big players because they announced a MASSIVE amount of figures. Seriously, it’s staggering, so let’s dive right in. We’ll start with the old: their Asuna is painted and I have to say I’m impressed! There will also be a second Asuna, based on the art of her lying on the bed. They’re also doing a recolor of their Konomi Yuzuhara, and their next ToHeart 2 girl will be Tamaki in a rather compromizing position. Lastly, their Maken-Ki duo will be geting recolors (re-outfits?). Onto the new: they are doing the whole cast of Girls und Panzer in camo pajamas, we’re getting Kuroneko and Kirino in pretty adorable almost pjs, Akane Isshiki will be getting a totally cute toothbrushing-figure (what is it with Japan and girls brushing their teeth), they’re taking on Kunou (sculpted) and Koneko Toujou (art) from Highschool DxD, they’ll be doing Maou based on some pretty cute art and Chiho Sasaki to go with her, they have a figure of Kuroki Shirai sculpted, and out of nowhere there’s a lovely reading lady from the Biblia Koshodou no Jiken Techou line. Last but not least, they’re working on Senran Kagura (like every company under the sun). Asuka and Ikaruga are sculpted, and we have announcements for Katsuragi and Yumi. FINALLY, a Yumi! [via Akibahobby]

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  • To wrap up our Tamashii Nations coverage, we’ve got the scaled side of things! Bandai really focuses more on action figures, but they do put out a few cheaper, smaller-scale pre-painted figures in their Figuarts ZERO line. We’ve got all the teased Magi – Labyrinth of Magi Figuarts (and more!): Aladdin, Sinbad, Alibaba Saluja, Judai, and Morgiana. There’s also a Half-Age Character line in the shot you can see! There’s a few other assorted figures, many of which we saw at Dengeki’s 20th like the Senran Kagura girls. However, we have a new addition too: the lovely Yumi from Shinovi Versus! Last, we’ve got a red recolor of their adorable Ranka Lee to go with that blue Sheryl. [via Charanet’s Facebook]

    Tamashii Nations 2012: Figuarts ZERO

    To wrap up our Tamashii Nations coverage, we’ve got the scaled side of things! Bandai really focuses more on action figures, but they do put out a few cheaper, smaller-scale pre-painted figures in their Figuarts ZERO line. We’ve got all the teased Magi – Labyrinth of Magi Figuarts (and more!): Aladdin, Sinbad, Alibaba Saluja, Judai, and Morgiana. There’s also a Half-Age Character line in the shot you can see! There’s a few other assorted figures, many of which we saw at Dengeki’s 20th like the Senran Kagura girls. However, we have a new addition too: the lovely Yumi from Shinovi Versus! Last, we’ve got a red recolor of their adorable Ranka Lee to go with that blue Sheryl. [via Charanet’s Facebook]

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