TAGCOM 6 Event Report (Yes, We Had a Display There!)

When we have anime figure displays, we’re usually given at least a month to prepare for the event. Why a month? Well, consider that not only do we have to invite lenders and record their figures to be displayed in the event, but we also have to layout the name tags for the figures and have further discussions with the organizers with regards to the floor space we have to work with. I think this is why our latest stint at TAGCOM 6 at Robinson’s Place Manila last March 31 to April 1 has got to be one of our most impressive showings yet. It may not have been as grandiose as our previous displays but given the extremely rushed preparation time we had, we’re quite proud of the showcase we had. Continue reading

Chara-ani Shana Re-release Stinks of Opportunistic Profiteering

With the kick-ass epic Otaku Expo 2011 Figure Display now over, it’s now back to a sordid money-less reality for us as figure manufacturers continue to inflict unimaginable amounts of grief and emotional turmoil. Sort-of-popular (not totally profitable) merchandise maker, Chara-ani, will look to capitalize on the impending broadcast of “Shakugan no Shana III” by re-releasing 2 variants of the same 2006 figure of the central heroine. Continue reading