Onegai Onii-chan x Otakuzine Nendoroid Design Art Contest!

Repost from Onegai Onii-chan Hobby Shop website.


Hi everyone!

With the Christmas season already upon us, it means that the biggest anime figure event in the Philippines is coming soon as well. This December 28-29 at SM Megamall, Otakuzine Anime Magazine will be holding Ozine Fest Anime Figure Special 2012!  Like the name implies, the entire event will be dedicated to anime figures and of course, Onegai Onii-chan will be there to support it.

To celebrate the event, we have partnered with Otakuzine management to bring you an exciting Nendoroid art design contest where you can win some cool prizes. Have you ever dreamed of being a Nendoroid designer? Or do you have an existing idea in mind that you wish to share with others? Well, here’s your chance to show off your skills and win some great prizes along the way.

Here’s a sample entry to serve as a guide:

Note: RinLin is the official Onegai Onii-chan mascot. Art courtesy of Cza. 

To know more about joining the contest and other important matters regarding it, please take your time to read the Rules and Mechanics below:

  • This contest is open to everyone currently residing in the Philippines, except staff of Otakuzine Anime Magazine and administrators of Onegai Onii-chan Hobby Shop. Only 1 entry per person is allowed.
  • Draw your own original Nendoroid and create a Nendoroid that you can call truly yours’! The Nendoroid can be your original character or it may also be an existing character that has or does not have an existing Nendoroid. However, should that be the case, your drawing must be significantly different from the existing product (new form, outfit, pose, etc).
  • Entry must be your own drawing. In the event that we prove that your artwork is stolen from an existing art or artist, we will immediately disqualify your entry. However, pose references from other existing artworks are acceptable.
  • Artwork must be in Nendoroid style only. For Nendoroid body reference, please check their official website: [LINK]
  • There should be 4 angles of the character drawn (front, back, left side, right side). Main angle of your choice must be in full color. Other angles can be a black & white sketch or colored.
  • You may include additional angle/pose if you want to show off the accessories and props that are included with your Nendoroid (e.g. Shana posing with her katana). Additional expressions face plates are also appreciated.
  • Entries can either be traditional or digital artwork on A4 paper size (105 x 148 mm) 300 dpi, and JPG format. Traditional works must be scanned accordingly for submission.
  • Entries must be submitted to (onegaioniichancontest@gmail.com) with the e-mail title of “Nendoroid Contest” on or before December 21, 2012. Please include your Name (real name only), home address, personal Facebook account link and character name. All artworks will be posted on a dedicated album in Onegai Onii-chan’s Facebook fan page with watermark.
  • The “Top 15” entries will be announced on December 24, 2012 and all qualifying contestants are required submit a printed copy of their artwork on A4 photo paper to Team Onii-chan Figure Display booth to be displayed on the event.
  • Deadline of submission of hard copy entries on the event is December 28 at 3pm. Failure of doing so will result to disqualification of entry.

You may also use refer to the link for submission form: [LINK]

For the GRAND PRIZE winner, he or she will be receiving a brand new Nendoroid Princess of the Crystal from the anime, “Mawaru Penguindrum”!

IMPORTANT NOTE: 
Our grand prize will be shipped this week (11/16) from Japan.  In the event that the package will not arrive before the Ozine event, the winner will be given an option to chose to wait for the Nendoroid Princess of the Crystal to arrive or to claim our on-hand Nendoroid Akemi Homura.

So what are you waiting for? Sharpen those pencils, bring out those drawing tablets and put that creative mind of yours’ to work and show the world your very own Nendoroid creation. Who knows? You might be that lucky winner of a brand new Nendoroid. Good luck and we wish you all the best!

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GSC Nendoroid Irine Colored Preview!

Here’s a good news to all Dragon Nest players who are willing to spend their money (on top of their monthly in-game cash points) for a collectible so damn worthy of purchase! Check out this very cute and lovely Nendoroid Irine by Good Smile Company!~

She’s not a game character but only an NPC. If you haven’t played the game, don’t look down on her just yet. She could be the game’s most popular mascot (aside from scumbag Berlin) and for the newbie players, as soon you’re inside the game, go meet her immediately. Her “bear” may inspire you to play more in one way or another.

Hehe :”>

Pre-orders are not open yet but the retail price was announced for Y3500.

Source: [LINK]

Nendoroid Spider-Man Now Open for Pre-orders!

Out of all the popular anime shows out there, it’s surprising that the latest Nendoroid figure from GSC is not from any 2D titles, but from the American movie “The Amazing Spider Man” featuring none other than the lead super hero himself, Spider Man (who else could it be?). I’m not really a fan of super heroes or nendoroids, but one thing that I can say about this figure is that it has a really nice overall texture and a very cute diorama. They did especially well with his eyes and the black lining of his tight outfit. He’s also part of the Super Movable nendoroid series, so wouldn’t have any worries on breaking joints for more flexible poses. If you’re a big fan of the series, this is surely a great collectible for you!

Pre-orders are now open! [LINK]

Nendoroid Snow Miku 2013 Design Contest Winning Entry Announced!

The winning entry for the Nendoroid Snow Miku 2013 design contest has finally been revealed. The theme is that it has to be related to Snow Miku and a bunch of pastries. Over the hundreds of submitted entries that featured generic foreign cakes and desserts, the winning design resembles a traditional Japanese snack, the strawberry mochi. As you can see, she’s also adorned with traditional Japanese clothing and accessories. A very deserving winner, indeed!

She’ll be for sale by 2013 (obviously) as a limited and exclusive nendoroid. Ready your money, folks!

Bandai’s chibi-arts C.C. Revives The Geass Fever

It’s been a long time since the last episode of Code Geass aired on screen, but that hasn’t stopped Bandai from cashing in on the iconic franchise. With Geass fever bound to hit Japan all over again because of the new Akito of the Exiled movie, it was a good time for the popular toy manufacturer to announce a new figure of the popular and mysterious C.C.. This C.C. is part of Bandai’s chibi-arts toy line which is similar to Good Smile Company’s more lauded Nendoroid figures. As seen in the image above, C.C. comes with a lot of accessories, including the cat, Arthur. She also comes with different face plates so you can play around with her in different scenarios.

Bandai’s chibi-arts C.C. will retail for 3000 yen and is bound for a September 2012 release. Since this is Bandai, expect a timely release for this one. Grab one now!

GSC Nendoroid Kuroyukihime, Open for Pre-order!

Accel World is definitely one of the most popular anime title this season. With only about 7 episodes as of date, toy manufactures have already announced and released different merchandise from the title. Kuroyukihime, the petanko leading lady of the series has garnered quite a following already and Good Smile Company plans to take advantage of this by announcing pre-orders of a Nendoroid version of her. Continue reading

AlphaMax Reiko, Nendoroid Princess and FREEing Kuga Utao Available for Preorder

AlphaMax surprised everyone after opening pre-orders for 1/6 scale Date Wingfield Reiko from Fault!!

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Her price is 9800 yen and scheduled for October 2012 release.

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May 2012 Nendoroid Release Schedule (Final Update)

Sorry for not updating this regularly. I got my hands full during the past months. Anyway, here’s the May 2012 schedule.

May 15

  • Nendoroid Sakura Kyouko
May 23

May 29

Delayed to June

Info via Nendonesia and Kumo’s blog

Nendoroid Princess of the Crystal

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Yesterday Mikatan reviewed another Nendoroid and this time its Princess of the Crystal from the series Mawaru Penguindrum. She first debuted during Wonder Fest 2012 Winter as a prototype displayed along its Figma and Scale counterpart. Continue reading

Meaty Review : GSC Nendoroid #199 Kashiwazaki Sena

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Hello again blog readers! It’s been a while since my last post. I was busy with school works as usual.

Now I’m back with a Nendoroid I just aquired today. Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai’s Kashiwazaki Sena.

She was released last March at the SRP of 3,333 Japanese Yen (the usual price for nendoroids).

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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.

An Alien Loli from Space: Review of Nendoroid Touwa Erio

Hello everyone, iLikeLolis here reporting for duty. This is my very short and first blog entry featuring Nendoroid Touwa Erio. She is my favorite character right now and maybe forever so expect reviews from me about her every figure :D Ok, here is a short background of the character. One day, she mysteriously disappeared for six months, with no memory of what happened during that time. At the same time, she began having an extreme fascination with aliens, believing herself to be an alien investigator monitoring humans. Following an incident where she broke her leg whilst trying to fly on her bike, she constantly wraps herself inside a futon.

Now that’s done let’s do the review!(Sorry for the crappy pics, the lights were busted and I didn’t purchase a new lamp yet. Please bear with it XD) Continue reading

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

Nendoroid Miu Takanashi

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Nendoroid Miu Takanashi was previewed by Mikatan last Monday and starting yesterday, you may now preorder her from your favorite online stores.

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January and February 2012 Nendoroid Release Schedule

Here’s an overdue list. We’ve been busy managing the forums ^^.” So if you want to get updated just sign up at our forum. We’re still going to update this from time to time. :D

Released:

February 27:

February 28:

No Release Date:

Delayed to March:

Mikatan Previews Nendoroid Snow Miku Fluffy Coat Ver.!

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The much-awaited (then again ALL Miku figures are anticipated anyway) latest lump-of-cuteness figure from GSC has finally been previewed courtesy of Mikatan’s Blog, Nendoroid Snow Miku: Fluffy Coat version! Continue reading

Upcoming Nendoroids – January 2012

Nendoroid Akarin of YuruYuri. Teaser picture (upper right) was released few weeks ago so I thought someone was trolling just like what they did to Menma XD. Anyway, this picture was a screenshot of GSC’s live streaming at Nico Nico Douga. (Credits to Fuuoko of MFC)

Nendoroid Ricotta Elmar of Dog Days. After Nendoroid Milhi, the loli scientist was next to be nendorized.

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Nendoroid Popura is Cute and Perfect for Her Size

More figures are being shown in the coming of holiday season and it’s time to show a very cute Nendoroid of the “small” reliable waitress Taneshima Popura from the anime which is set in a family restaurant “WORKING!!”.
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December 2011 Nendoroid Releases

December 6

December 15

December 26:

December 27

Delayed to January:

There will be 10 nendoroid releases next month, January, but i think not all of them will be released. Some hopefully got delayed. ^^”

The 1st Team Onii-chan Christmas Party!!! (An Event Report)

THE best figure group in the Philippines (and still growing!)

Last December 17, 2011, Team Onii-chan Figure Display Crew had its first ever Christmas party which was held at Yumemiya Japanese Cafe. The party was both a celebration of Team Onii-chan’s various and unparalleled successes over the year and a big thank you to all of our fun-loving members who have all contributed to spreading the joy of figure collecting to the Philippine otaku community. Even if the team has only been around for 7 months, the great turnout for the Christmas party and the friendly and accommodating atmosphere that’s been cultivated into the DNA of the group bodes well for even bigger and better things to come in the future. Continue reading

Nendoroid Sana Inui Coming Soon!

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Another unexpected character had been nendorized by GSC and this time its Sana Inui of Mashiroiro Symphony. This anime is still airing (i think, im only in the 5th episode OTL) and yet she already had a nendoroid rendition just like Yozora and Sena of Haganai. Anyway, we still dont have information on her release date but i sense Mikatan will introduce her soon.

Credits to Neko8124 of MFC

Nendoroid Sakura Kyoko Pre-orders Start, Satisfy Your Appetite for Her Now!

Good Smile Company has finally announced the last Puella Magi to complete their “Madoka Magica” Nendoroid lineup who is none other than the crimson apple-muncher, Sakura Kyoko. Continue reading

Nendoroid Sonic Speeds to Pre-orders For 20th Anniversary Celebration

Good Smile Company has had a history of making historic characters into figures, such as Mickey Mouse, Michael Jackson and to a certain extent, Billy Herrington. For the 20th anniversary of the “Sonic” game series, GSC will be turning the much beloved blue rodent into a Nendoroid. Continue reading

Nendoroid Morishima Haruka Teases Your Wallet, Open to Knee Kisses

With “Amagami SS” receiving a second season due to popular demand, Good Smile Company is taking advantage of this by releasing its first ever “Amagami” Nendoroid. Of course, being the poster girl of the franchise, Morishima Haruka, is the first one to herald this new Nendoroid series. Continue reading

Nendoroid Sanada Yukimura Arrives to Please His New Oyakata-sama (That Means You)

Sanada Yukimura of the highly stylized and unrealistic wartime anime, “Sengoku BASARA,” will be joining the growing Nendoroid lineup courtesy of Phat! Company. Continue reading