Quick Review: Max Factory Figma Insane Black Rock Shooter

Max Factory Figma SP-41 Insane Black Rock Shooter

It’s been a while since I actually last posted and when I actually held a figure shoot. So, today, I am back for another not so quick review and this time we go to the land of stupid bundles with figma Insane Black Rock Shooter!

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Tachibana Hibiki… Ready for Pre-Order

Figures of Tachibana Hibiki the heroine from the anime “Senki Zesshou Symphogear” are ready for Pre-Order.

figma Tachibana Hibiki is ready to sing and fight to protect with all her might.

Nendoroid Tachibana Hibiki is fighting the Noise and wielding the powerful relic Durandal.

Both figma and Nendoroid of Tachibana Hibiki will be released at September 2012 at the price of 3500 each.

Volunteer Your Vocaloid Figures For The VocaFusion Figure Display!!!

After our gigantic Ozine Fest 2012 figure display, you would think that we’d take a break and rest on our laurels, but with so much opportunities in front of us, we simply can’t sit around and let them pass by. So we’re very very happy to announce that Team Onii-chan Figure Display Crew will be having another figure display next month in VocaFusion at the SMX Convention Center Function Room 1 in Pasay City. The said convention will be on May 20, 2012 from 11 am to 8 pm. With the title being Vocafusion, it’s quite obvious that the event will be centered on the Vocaloid franchise. As such, our figure display will be a purely Vocaloid character display. Continue reading

Figma Sanya V. Litvyak

The figma of your favorite silent Orussia Night Witch Sanya V. Litvyak is ready for pre-order tomorrow! And she’s cute.

With the price of 3500 yen and her release set for July 2012… Better ready your cash reserves for this figma if this figma is in your interest.

figma Uesugi Kenshin is a beautiful Swordswoman

Wow… so much revelations in such a short amount of time and things fall apart that showing more new revealed stuff is quite quick. A new figure to enter the firing line. It’s ze strongest samurai swordswoman in Japan from the PC Game Sengoku Rance, Uesugi Kenshin to enter the figma line. Continue reading

Figma Saber Quite Ladylike and Still Powerful in a Tuxedo

Saber is another one of the most milked characters I know. And Max Factory is delivering another Saber in the perimeter of a Figma from the recent Fate anime showing this fall Fate/Zero. Continue reading

figma Michael Jackson Relives Your Dad’s Thriller Dancing Sessions

The brewing battle among articulated figure manufacturers has reached fever pitch with Kaiyodo’s Revoltech and Max Factory’s figma product lines at the forefront. With figma retaining their stranglehold in Japanese character dominance, Revoltech has recently turned its attention more to Western cultural icons, such as DC’s Batman, Jurassic Park’s T-Rex, Marvel’s Iron Man and others to name a few. However, with the market still in its infancy stage, Max Factory would also like to take a share of that pie and has also started its own Western campaign, albeit in a smaller scale. One such example of this is their recent release (yes, he’s out!) of the timeless Michael Jackson in his Thriller self. Continue reading

Hobby Japan December 2011 Scans (OH GOD, YES SHISHIO!!!)

Another Hobby Japan issue, another round of figures to salivate upon. Scans for the December issue of Japan’s foremost hobby collectors’ magazine don’t quite reach epic levels, but compared to last month’s downright boring announcements, these ones are much more excitable. Continue reading

Figma Saber and Rider Re-released, Max Factory Just Trolled Scalper Clients


With the new entry in the “Fate” universe, “Fate/Zero,” underway, Max Factory has taken the glorious task of trolling everyone who bought their undoubtedly popular “Fate/Stay Night” figmas of Saber and Rider at higher than normal prices. Continue reading

Figma Miki Sayaka Slashes some more monies

Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica products are being previewed. Now Max Factory shows us a new figma. This figma is none other than Miki Sayaka…. Sayawho? Continue reading

Figma Nadeko… Plain, yet cute

A storm still passed us and another figure is showing up from the storm of previews this week. Now let’s take a look on the character from the anime Bakemonogatari, who is cursed by a snake. None other than Sengoku Nadeko. Continue reading

Figma Ika Musume Starts Her Invasion

With the second season of moe-gag squid anime “Shinryaku!? Ika Musume” up in full swing, Max Factory does more with the figma release of our favorite cephalopod overlord who came from the sea, Ika Musume. Continue reading

Collecticon 2011 Event Report (No Need For Parental Guidance Here)

Even though we’re looking forward to our next display at AME Monogatari next month, our presence at Collecticon 2011 was no slouch at all means whatsoever. In fact, given the limited space, we still managed to put up a great display with a good mix of old favorites and stunnin new releases. Continue reading

figma Kyoko and Saber/Zero Previewed, Guess Which One I’m Excited For?

New figmas have been announced recently that should appease a lot of both these characters fans, although I’m not particularly fond of one of them for reasons which I shall torture you (translation: rant) with later. First off, the character which I really, really, reeeeeaaally admire, “Puella Magi Madoka Magica’s” Sakura Kyoko. Kyoko might not garner the same level of popularity as the other puella magi, but I found her backstory quite interesting and her voracious appetite very cute. Her exposed fang is of course, also one of her biggest selling points. The figma looks to be excellent again, and I’m sure that huge spear she holds will make for some pretty dynamic poses. I’m hoping there’s not much in terms of paint quality issues, but so far, the uncolored prototype is already an A++ for me. Continue reading

Figma Guts has Guts

Mikatan shows us a cool new figma. This figma is none other than main character of the “Berserk” series. Date Akira… I mean Guts. In his Black Knight Version. Continue reading

Team Onii-chan! At The Best of Anime 2011 Day 2

Another great weekend, another awesome convention to remember by. The Best of Anime 2011 was by no means a convention of the highest caliber, by normal standards, however, the figure display that Team Onii-chan! put together was once again the source of our joy and pride. I guess its a testament to the wonderful company that these guys are that makes every display a fulfilling and worthwhile event. Anyways, I wouldn’t remember The Best of Anime 2011 as an outstanding convention but more for the overwhelming fun factor involved. Here’s some pics from day 2.

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Team Onii-chan! at The Best of Anime 2011 Day 1

Day 1 of The Best of Anime 2011 has just closed its chapter and along with it, Team Onii-chan’s display event for the said event. While the crowd was not at par with that of Otaku Expo 2011’s or the display area as well-protected, the convention was still enjoyable and full of energy as the team continues to build its reputation for being the most active and fan-friendly anime toy collecting community in the country today. As always, here’s some shots that I’ve taken from both the event and our totally awesome display. Continue reading

figma Kanbaru Unleashes the Beast Within, Release Near


The figma Blog just released preview shots of “Bakemonogatari’s” gorilla devil armed girl, Kanbaru Suruga, and from the looks of things, this is one figma that’s well worth its price. Continue reading

OreImo Figures Re-released, Desperate Lolicons Filled With Joy

The “OreImo” craze looks to be as strong as ever even if the anime has already come to pass, as GSC and Max Factory announced a re-release of 2 of their most popular figures the series, Nendoroid Kuroneko and figma Kirino, respectively. Continue reading

Dengeki Kyousuke Might Be An Oddball But At Least Your figma Has An Onii-chan Now


Dengeki has long been known as a publisher of quality otaku magazines, which at times includes coupons for desirable mail-order exclusives. They continue this trend with their latest announcement of a Kousaka Kyousuke figure that may not be must-have material (few otaku want their collections “tainted” by PVC testosterone), but certainly unique. Continue reading

Quick Review: Max Factory Figma WRS

Max Factory figma SP-33: WRSBeen a while since I last posted here and today I bring you a rather “quick” review of the recently released Game Bundled figma, White Rock Shooter or easily known as WRS!

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Fate/Extra CCC Game Includes A Waifu Saber, Penniless Fans Rage


Max Factory and TYPE-MOON continue their mindless assault on both the senses and the wallet as they’ve announced another collaborative effort in the form of a new PSP game called “Fate/Extra CCC.”

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figma Mami Casts a Tiro Finale on Your X’mas Bonus

The figma Blog has just released preview shots of the latest Puella Magi coming to Max Factory’s definitive line, Tomoe Mami. Continue reading

figma Miku Append Celebrates Max Factory’s Control Over Your Buying Habit

With the figma line rapidly growing in astounding popularity and sales, it’s no secret that for its centennial entrant, an iconic character worthy of that distinction would have to be chosen. To no surprise, the transcendental diva of the digital age, Hatsune Miku, in her Append version, was chosen to be the special 100th figma. Continue reading